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Minn. Senate votes to limit local power on minimum wage, related issues: MN leaders start negotiations and twinhome sprinkler requirement nixed
Franken’s rising national profile is no joke: But comedian-turned-senator keeps people laughing
Backyard poultry? Here's how to stay safe
Exploring profession pathways: DLHS students network with local employers during career day
AgweekTV: Every day is Earth Day for farmers
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Yellowjackets edge Lakers by one match
BASEBALL: Raiders even record with win at Win-E-Mac
Nielsen selected as Detroit Lakes’ new AD
FM Youth football registration open
Laker girls sweep Rangers in home opener
Answering the call: Lake Park family to become long-term missionaries in Africa
Column: Christianity and "being cool"
Cuisine meets culture: LP-A International Foods class learns to prepare dishes native to variety of cultures
Column: Into the light
Replacement for SSA benefit statement easy to get anytime
Friends & Neighbors
Midwest Workwear has new store manager
Two in one: Magnolia's moves to new building, rents extra space to massage therapist
Essentia Health St. Mary's staff honored, donate to nonprofits
DL Public Utilities recognized for electric reliability
Secrets to saving on your summer city vacation
New artist exhibit opens this week at DL's Trinity Lutheran Church
Uglies' beautiful music recognized: Band that got its start in DL to be inducted into SD Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
Week of the Young Child: Free, family friendly activities scheduled from April 18-May 4
Children invited to Picture Book Putt Putt this Thursday at the library
New Nordic summer family camp offered through Concordia Language Villages
Richard M. Gordon
Patrick Dwayne Buckanaga Sr.
Harvey W. Henrikson
Letter: Doctors are on your side, elected officials should be, too
Earth Day--by the numbers
Lynn Hummel column: Grunting helps get the job done
Letter: The real reason Trump bombed Syria
Letter: House Speaker Daudt needs to do his job
Brad Laabs column: Ice is gone, get ready to launch your boat
Outdoors column: Wild turkeys are a Minnesota success story
Blane Klemek column: Little bird that could: the northern saw-whet owl
Blane Klemek column: Sora rails thrive in Minnesota marshland
Brad Laabs column: It's over - the ice is no longer safe for ice fishing
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
Late arrival for New Year's baby: First birth of 2017 at Essentia Health-St. Mary's is Azyloh Roberts
DLHS named 'Safe Sports School'
Pine to Palm
March 18, 2017
Another Republican wedge issue to divide Minnesotans?
The Republican-controlled State House of Representatives has passed a bill, using the concept of "pre-emption," which blocks cities and counties from raising wages or setting workplace benefits for their residents, such as paid sick and family leave, which are higher than the state...
March 18, 2017 - 8:00pm
March 9, 2017
Two accused of using knife, fists in Ponsford assault
Two Ponsford men are accused of assaulting a man and a woman at a home in Ponsford, including an attempted assault with a large knife. Brett Warren Stevens, 22, and Adrian Matthew Warren, 18, both of 49238 280th St., Ponsford have been charged with felonies in Becker County District...
March 9, 2017 - 12:00pm
Over $8,000 restitution ordered in burglary case
Delarey Allen Basswood, 21, of 4770 Maskii St., Ponsford, has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony second-degree burglary. According to court records, on Aug. 28, a Becker County resident reported that his home had been burglarized while he was gone sometime over...
February 9, 2017 - 2:00pm
October 1, 2016
Ponsford woman sentenced for taking police on 100 mile-per-hour chase
A Ponsford woman has been sentenced for fleeing a police officer in a motor vehicle. Mary Rose Thompson, 23, was sentenced in Becker County District Court to one year and one day in prison, stayed for four years. She will instead spend 60 days in jail with credit for 42 days served....
October 1, 2016 - 7:41am
September 3, 2016
Ponsford man accused of stealing guns, televisions
A Ponsford man made his first court appearance in Becker County District Court on allegations that he stole a substantial amount of guns and other big items from a house he's accused of breaking into. Delarey Allen Basswood, 21, is facing first degree burglary charges after police...
September 3, 2016 - 5:00am
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