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Wadena woman gets nearly 5 years for selling meth
DL man charged with felony check forgery
AgweekTV: Food Blogger Makes It Big
Warrant issued for Detroit Lakes man
Ogema man sentenced for stolen watercraft
Vikings clinch NFC North title with big win over Bengals
Thompson, Olds advance to Big Bear semifinals
Panthers own second half against DL to stay perfect in the Mid-State
Unbeaten Patriots hand Laker boys second Mid-State loss
Frisco treat: Bison overpower Sam Houston State to advance to FCS championship game
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
Social Security supports veterans, active duty military personnel
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Gov. Dayton proclaims 'Acts of Kindness Week' statewide
friends & neighbors
Ecumen gets top rating from U.S. News & Worldwide Report
MRCA Inducts Fun Ta Boot Resort owners into MN Hospitality Hall of Fame, honors Fair Hills employee as Operator of the Year
Minnesota fuel costs down 3.2 cents per gallon
Jobs aplenty: Becker County's unemployment rate is lowest it's been in decades
Fuel cost down 2.6 cents last week
'Member of the Family': New book captures both the allure and horror of Charles Manson
Medora Christmas tour en route to Detroit Lakes: Musical set for Dec. 15 at George Simson Auditorium
'Rock & Roll Christmas' returns to DL's Holmes Theatre on Dec. 14
Dallas Holm to perform at The Refuge in DL this Sunday
'Winter Harvest' is in: New commemorative book on ice harvesting to be launched Saturday at BC Museum
Tom & Bertha
Robert and Marilynn Halverson
Jacob "Jake" Arntson
Lynn Hummel Column: Four blank walls
Lawmakers must be open about harassment allegations
Letter: Trump was right to cut size of national monuments
Lee Hamilton column: Balancing out the lobbyists
Updated: Winona LaDuke column: With Franken, Dems threw out baby with the bathwater
Blane Klemek column: Classic or modern, snowshoes are lots of fun
Brad Laabs column:Changes coming for northern pike fishing
Extremely rare Canada lynx spotted in northern Minnesota forest
Wild turkeys present hunting challenge
The smart move now is: Stay off the ice!
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
His way to Broadway: Minnesota’s De’Lon Grant has made his Broadway debut in ‘Come from Away’
Consume those leafy greens for a healthy body
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
pine to palm
Israelson qualifies for U.S. Amateur
Defending champ to skip Pine to Palm for pro pursuits
Pine to Palm: Thursday Spotlight
83rd Pine to Palm
Welle returning to defend Pine to Palm championship
November 22, 2017
Man charged with gun, ammo, drugs, DWI
Bradley George Bloom, 30, of Ponsford has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony possessing a firearm (after being convicted of a crime of violence), felony fifth-degree controlled substance crime, and gross misdemeanor DWI. According to court records, at 1:55 a.m....
November 22, 2017 - 1:30pm
Three injured in crash that requires driver to be extracted from vehicle, extent of injuries unknown
Three area people were injured in a one-vehicle crash along the 32000 block of Highway 26 in the early hours of Nov. 21. According to a press...
November 22, 2017 - 11:34am
November 12, 2017
Man sentenced for burglary at Richwood Store
Joshua Richard Basswood, 20, of Ponsford, has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony third-degree burglary. According to court records, on Aug. 30, a Becker County sheriff's sergeant responded to a report of a burglary at the Richwood Store. A window had been broken...
November 12, 2017 - 7:00am
November 11, 2017
Charges dropped against man accused of repeatedly punching girlfriend in face
Charges have been dropped against a man accused of punching a woman in the face multiple times and dragging her downstairs by her hair when she tried to call 911. Wesley Robert Warren, 19, of Ponsford had been charged in Becker County District Court with two felony counts of domestic...
November 11, 2017 - 8:00am
October 26, 2017
Man sentenced for multiple assaults
Adrian Matthew Warren, 19, of Ponsford has been sentenced in Becker County District County for several separate incidents, including assaulting a man and a woman at their home in Ponsford; assaulting a woman with a bicycle tire and breaking her ear drum; and a domestic assault. In...
October 26, 2017 - 10:00am
October 19, 2017
Man accused of stealing $1,200 worth of cigarettes
Joshua Richard Basswood, 20, of Ponsford, has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony third-degree burglary. According to court records, on Aug. 30, a Becker County sheriff's sergeant responded to a report of a burglary at a rural restaurant-store that was not named...
October 19, 2017 - 5:08pm
September 22, 2017
Ponsford man sentenced for using stolen credit card
David Wayne Hanks, 29, Box 85, Ponsford has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony financial transaction card fraud. According to court records, on Sept. 26 he used a credit card stolen in Mahnomen to purchase $482 worth of goods at the Detroit Lakes Walmart. He...
September 22, 2017 - 5:24pm
August 19, 2017
A special ceremony for Vietnam veterans: Area man built his own museum, war memorial
Fifty years ago, Howard Maninga of rural Ponsford went to fight in Vietnam as a young Marine. He came back, but he brought Vietnam with him....
August 19, 2017 - 2:07pm
July 21, 2017
Forged check brings long stretch in jail
Lee Ann Jones, 30, of rural Ponsford, has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony check forgery. According to court records, on April 27 she tried to pass a forged check at the Community Development Bank in Ogema. Two other checks from the same account had been passed...
July 21, 2017 - 10:00am
July 20, 2017
Man sentenced for assault with knife
Wesley Robert Warren, 19, of rural Ponsford, has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony third-degree assault. The original charge of second-degree assault was reduced in a plea agreement.
July 20, 2017 - 11:00am
June 7, 2017
Man found incompetent, felony threat charges dropped
Three felony charges of making threats have been dismissed against a former Ponsford man due to mental deficiency. Jeffrey Michael Greer, 46, of Hastings was charged with three counts of threats of violence in Becker County District Court.
June 7, 2017 - 8:30am
June 2, 2017
Man charged with check forgery
John Bruguier II, 31, of Ponsford has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony check forgery. According to court records, on April 27 he and a woman went through the drive-through at the Community Development Bank in Ogema and allegedly tried to pass a forged check...
June 2, 2017 - 9:00am
Check forgery charge filed
Lee Ann Jones, 30, of rural Ponsford has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony check forgery. According to court records, In April she allegedly passed several forged checks, including one for $75 at M&W Foods in Ogema, and then she and a man tried to pass a forged...
June 2, 2017 - 8:30am
May 19, 2017
Jury finds man acted in self-defense in bloody melee
A jury in Becker County District Court has acquitted a Ponsford man accused of stabbing one man in the face and cutting another in the face and arm. Lukas Devlen Fineday, 20, of Ponsford was charged with felony first-degree assault - great bodily harm. According to court records,...
May 19, 2017 - 8:00am
May 8, 2017
Man gets 18 months on meth charge
A Ponsford man has been sentenced to prison on a felony drug charge. At the same time, a felony burglary charge has been dismissed without prejudice, meaning the state has decided not to continue to pursue the criminal case at this time, although it may later. Prosecutors are waiting...
May 8, 2017 - 8:00am