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Two local piano students earn MMTA Challenge trophies
Enbridge reaches $172M settlement for oil spills in Michigan and Illinois
Ogema man charged with assaulting his mother
Man charged with four felonies in domestic assault case in DL
Woman, 39, and 13-year-old boy die when trees fall in storm in Boundary Waters
Former Minnesota Vikings coach Dennis Green dies
Post 15 moves on to Sub-state quarterfinals
Cooper ends Smith’s run at U.S. Juniors
Andy Lia given key to the city, July 20, 2016 proclaimed Andy Lia Day in Detroit Lakes
Smith advances to U.S. Junior round of 32
Birthday wish granted, DL travel agent takes dream vacation
Air travel legislation is ‘an amazing win for consumers’
Fun with fresh fish
Social Security benefits not prorated; start month after turning 62
Vergas family reunited with dog after four-month absence
Friends & Neighbors
Former patrons buy Bleachers
Before you invest with a robo advisor...
Fremstad lawyer named ‘Rising Star’
Bell State Bank rated five-star bank
BBB warns of loan forgiveness offer
Frazee Turkey Days set for July 29-31
Celebrate reading achievements with an ‘Olympian’ event
‘Annie Get Your Gun’ opens July 28
Detroit Mt. to host first ‘bike-in movie theater’
Erasure Poetry Workshop set July 29 in New York Mills
Timothy J. Karsnia
Dean W. Sanders
David Lomen Stenseth
Sheryl "Sheri" Knowles
Marlin M. Ziegler
Running with the fools
Woman born of native-white parents wonders how DL can close cultural gap
Get serious on special session
A tale of 2 Independence Days
Letter: It’s great to see the tram operating again, with a sharp eye out for weeds
DNR advice for handling damaged trees
Time to get over trauma, learn to cast
Birds vary wildly in how, where they build nests
Northwest MN Fishing Report
How has the past affected today's outdoors heritage?
Becker County Fair Premium List
Celebrating Solstice at Richwood Winery
June Summer Scene
Biking becoming bigger with area trails
Get out and golf
July 9, 2016
Ponsford woman arrested on felony drug charges
A Ponsford woman is facing two felony drug charges after she was arrested June 7. Natasha Marie Goodman, 27, is charged with third-degree and fifth-degree drug possession charges in a public housing zone. According to a complaint filed with Becker County District Court, officers were...
July 9, 2016 - 5:30am
June 27, 2016
Man threatens to burn house
Bradley George Bloom, 28, of Box 2, Ponsford, has been charged in Becker County District Court with making felony threats. According to court records, on June 10 officers were called to Waboose Drive on the report of a domestic fight between Bloom and a family member. At the scene,...
June 27, 2016 - 5:00am
June 17, 2016
Woman charged in 100 mph chase
Mary Rose Thompson, 26, of Box 185, Ponsford, has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony fleeing a peace officer in a motor vehicle. According to court records, on May 24 a deputy on patrol in rural Becker County learned that tribal police officers were looking for...
June 17, 2016 - 5:40am
May 1, 2016
Ponsford man charged with felony vehicle theft
Derek Dwayne Croud, 27, of Box 85, Ponsford, has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony theft. According to court records, shortly after noon on April 23, a woman at the Detroit Lakes VFW reported the theft of a silver Honda Odyssey valued at $3,500. About 1 p.m.,...
May 1, 2016 - 5:15am
April 27, 2016
Convicted Ponsford rapist gets 15-plus years in prison
A Ponsford man found guilty of raping a 16 year old girl in the basement of his mother’s home while shoving a sock or cloth in her mouth has...
April 27, 2016 - 3:40pm
April 12, 2016
Ponsford man guilty of raping 16 year old girl
A Ponsford man has been found guilty of raping a 16 year old girl in the basement of his mother’s house. After a four day jury trial, Joseph...
April 12, 2016 - 11:14am
April 4, 2016
Suspicious behavior leads to charges
Joseph Lee Butcher, 22, of Box 4, Ponsford has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony fifth-degree controlled substance crime. According to court records, he was stopped Feb. 13 by a deputy for a driving violation in rural Becker County. Allegedly, Butcher repeatedly...
April 4, 2016 - 5:20am
March 28, 2016
Ponsford man charged for violating no contact order
Donovan Lawrence Basswood, 26, of 28050 Migizi Ave., Ponsford, has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony violation of a no-contact order. According to court records, a no-contact order was issued June 4, 2014. On March 1, a tribal police officer stopped Basswood...
March 28, 2016 - 5:20am
March 13, 2016
Ponsford man builds new barn just like his grandpa had
When Fred Seybert’s Norwegian grandfather and German grandmother met in Ponsford, the stage was set for two beautiful Gothic-style twin barns...
March 13, 2016 - 5:40am
March 12, 2016
Woman sentenced for controlled substance crime
Donna Margaret Peake, 29, of Box 14 Ponsford has been sentenced in Becker County District Court on a felony charge of fifth-degree controlled substance crime. A misdemeanor charge of driving after her license was canceled was dropped in a plea agreement. According to court records,...
March 12, 2016 - 5:55am
February 13, 2016
Woman charged with check forgery
A Ponsford woman made her first court appearance after being accused of forging a stolen check to buy alcohol. Lee Ann Jones, 28, faces a felony check forgery charge after an incident that occurred on Dec. 1, 2015. According to court documents, an officer with the Becker County Sheriff’s...
February 13, 2016 - 5:50am
February 11, 2016
Snowmobiler found dead on Becker County lake
A snowmobiler is dead after an accident on Big Rush Lake near Ponsford Wednesday night. The Becker County Sheriff’s Department, as well as several other agencies responded to a call of an overdue snowmobiler northwest of Ponsford. Following a search of the area, authorities found...
February 11, 2016 - 1:01pm
January 29, 2016
Ponsford man arrested for beating dad
A Ponsford man made his initial court appearance in Becker County District Court after being arrested for assaulting his father. Jeffrey Cates Annette, 24, faces two felony domestic assault charges after an incident that occurred January 9. According to court documents, Becker County...
January 29, 2016 - 5:30am
November 13, 2015
Sawed-off shotgun brings charges
Robert James Warren, 29, of Box 34, Ponsford, has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony possession of a short-barrel shotgun. According to court records, on Oct. 26 the vehicle he was riding in was stopped by a Detroit Lakes police officer on a traffic violation. The...
November 13, 2015 - 5:50am
November 4, 2015
Ponsford man sentenced for burning girlfriend alive
A Ponsford man convicted of murder for setting his girlfriend’s unconscious body on fire was sentenced Friday in U.S. District Court in St. Paul. Charles James Jones, 50, was convicted of second-degree murder by a jury on March 10. Jones was sentenced Friday to 27 years in prison...
November 4, 2015 - 11:58am