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Congressman Peterson's meeting with 'Ikes' tonight is cancelled
Capitol Chatter: Dayton lofts bonding hail Mary pass
New sailboat decorations added to beachfront: Ice Harvest Committee donation is thanks for community's support
DL's Leonard Thielen--Adam Thielen's grandpa--recounts his days as an ice harvester
Court backs Team Industries in injured worker case
DL Dance third and fifth at Pelican Invite
DL boys blowout Prowlers
Squirts capture home tournament title
Weber claims 120-pound title, Lakers fourth at Prowler Invite
Hibbert delivers dominant performance at Deadwood Snocross National
'Fire in February': DL preacher hopes to mobilize local faith community to read Bible's Book of Acts
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
friends & neighbors
MN gas cost rises more than six cents per gallon
Student video contest registration open: Cash prizes for schools and students
Your legal rights: Beware of utility shut-off scams
Keepin' it old 'skool': Old Skool Boutique in Lake Park expands inventory
Salute to Business & Industry
Lantern lit loveliness: Itasca State Park to host special evening activities this Saturday
One-act play subsections set Jan. 25: Detroit Lakes cast to present Ibsen's 'A Doll's House'
Depth perception: Photo exhibit at DL's Trinity Lutheran is 'layered with meaning'
Why do we celebrate MLK Day?
Ed & JoAnne Lillis
Michael & Fern (Zayic) Olson
Tom & Bertha
Richard "Moon" Mellen
Cordell "Corky" Kittelson
Presidents need oversight and scrutiny
Here comes the plow - what do you do?
To curb climate change, cities need the right design
Tongue frozen to flagpole? It happens
Letter: Take a close look at plans for the DL beach area
Hawk or falcon? Tricks to ID look-alike bird species
Bad things happen out there if you aren't prepared
The ice angler's landing net: Alexandria's Dresch makes a product to help get more fish in the pail
Looking back on the year in the outdoors--and ahead to 2018
Thinking small: Wetlands are a whole other world
Minnesota Made: Enjoy some movies shot in the Lake of 10,000 Lakes
For the love of the homeless: DL native Luke Pechmann poses for animal adoption pin-up calendar
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
Minn. mom, former Olympic swimmer, competes for $1M on Survivor TV show
His way to Broadway: Minnesota’s De’Lon Grant has made his Broadway debut in ‘Come from Away’
Construction of ice palace to start today: Cold weather causes slight delay, but still on schedule
A frozen crop: Detroit Lake hosts first ice harvest in nearly 50 years
A frozen crop: Detroit Lake hosts first ice harvest in nearly 50 years
DL's first plunge into Polar Fest: A look back at the beginnings of the area's biggest winter festival
'The Legend of King Isbit': DL's ice palace to be inhabited by a very special royal guest
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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