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Suboxone patches in wallet bring felony charge
Lake Ida man charged for meth
Death threats towards cop brings felony charge
Man accused of violating no-contact order
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Haire impresses at UMC spring game
Smith selected to NCAA Regionals
Lakers move up to No. 8 in Class AAA
Roth earns all-tournament honors at Summit Championship
Norman County West in danger of losing fall and winter sports
Turning back the pages
She gave 'er a good run...: Firehose used to fight 1914 fire finds new home at Becker County Museum
It's National Stress Awareness Month: Take some time to unwind
LCRC, Kinship adopt a highway: 'Kick Off Cleanup' held on Earth Day
A feast of visual delights: Detroit Lakes Art Crawl makes a crowd-pleasing debut
Friends & Neighbors
'It was time to pass the baton': Dean's Country Market in Perham, NY Mills sold to Central Market owners
MN gas prices down since last week
SJE-Rhombus receives chapter 2017 ESOP Company of the Year award
‘It was time to pass the baton’: Dean’s Country Market in Perham, NY Mills sold to Central Market owners
Midwest Workwear has new store manager
Styx to take stage at Shooting Star May 5
Rosanne Cash coming to Holmes Theatre May 5
Canine lovers, take note: National Puppy Day is almost here
A night dressed in neon: Holmes Theatre's Motion fundraiser to feature Post Traumatic Funk Syndrome
It's Shakespeare... with an apocalyptic twist: Detroit Lakes High School's spring play views British history through a zombie-infested lens
Janice L. Herman
Neil Daniel "Peel" Englund
Edward DaWaine Sawyer
Willow Skye Forsberg
Lynn Hummel column: The spirit of Johnny Appleseed
Paula Quam column: A humble hello, a heavy-hearted goodbye
Letter: War with North Korea would be a big mistake
Other Opinions: It's working, don't give up on effort to clean up Great Lakes
Letter: Doctors are on your side, elected officials should be, too
Column: Whistling past the graveyard--wood ducks make big comeback
Brad Laabs column: Enjoy hunting panfish until 'fishing opener' May 12
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
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
February 14, 2017
Officers make arrests minutes after Valentine’s morning robbery at Orton’s
A clerk at Orton’s Convenience Store in Audubon reported being robbed by two males wielding knives just after 1 a.m. on Valentine’s Day. The clerk was not injured, but the males fled the scene with an undetermined amount of cash and various convenience store goods, according to...
February 14, 2017 - 11:11am
April 3, 2016
Five years in prison for DL Tobacco robbery
A Ponsford man has been sentenced to more than five years in prison for robbing a Detroit Lakes tobacco store. George Robert Taylor, 28, of Box 91, Ponsford, was charged in Becker County District Court with felony aggravated robbery. According to court records, he was one of two men...
April 3, 2016 - 5:20am
November 4, 2015
Bad timing for robber: Officers were nearby
A man is in custody after an armed robbery at Shopko in Fergus Falls. Fergus Falls police Sgt. Connor West says that at around 4:30 p.m. a man showed a knife and demanded money at the store at 226 E Lincoln Ave. The man ran from the store with an undisclosed amount of cash,...
November 4, 2015 - 11:01am
April 8, 2015
Armed robbery reported at Papa Murphy's in Fargo
FARGO – Police responded to an armed robbery at Papa Murphy's in south Fargo Tuesday night. According to Fargo Police Sgt. Matt Christensen,...
April 8, 2015 - 10:24am
January 2, 2015
Suspect in Moorhead armed robbery is arrested
A suspect in the armed robbery of a Moorhead, bank on Monday was arrested in Fargo at about 6:15 Tuesday night, according to a release from the city of Moorhead. Malcolm Roy Evans, 52, of Fargo was arrested at a motel in south Fargo on charges related to aggravated robbery and kidnapping,...
January 2, 2015 - 2:10pm
December 12, 2014
Robbery investigated at Bagley Dollar Store
BAGLEY, Minn. - Authorities are investigating a robbery Thursday night at a Bagley business. An unidentified female got away with an undisclosed amount money from the Family Dollar Store at about 7:25 p.m. Thursday, according to a news release from the Clearwater County Sheriff’s...
December 12, 2014 - 11:22am
July 16, 2014
Breckenridge police come up empty-handed after reported pharmacy robbery
BRECKENRIDGE, Minn. - Police responding to a reported robbery in progress at a downtown pharmacy here surrounded the building at gunpoint for three hours late Wednesday afternoon before finding there was no suspect inside. Customers and staff of the Thrifty White Pharmacy at 126...
July 16, 2014 - 10:48pm
May 20, 2014
‘Man in Black’ bank robber gets 14 years for ‘reign of terror’
ST. PAUL -- It took a year for Sheikh Bilaal Muhammad Arafat — known to the FBI as the “Man in Black” — to rob 31 banks. The terror...
May 20, 2014 - 7:30am
April 30, 2014
No suspects in tobacco store robbery
Detroit Lakes Police still have no suspects in the DL Tobacco shop armed robbery from last week. However, they are releasing a description...
April 30, 2014 - 1:30pm
April 25, 2014
Armed robbery at DL Tobbaco
Detroit Lakes police are searching for two suspects in an armed robbery that occurred about 3:30 p.m. Thursday at DL Tobacco. A young Detroit...
April 25, 2014 - 2:20pm
March 23, 2014
Ponsford man in court for aggravated robbery
A Ponsford man appeared Tuesday in Becker County District Court on a felony charge of first degree aggravated robbery. Travis Jerome Norcross, 31, has been charged in connection with a Jan. 18 armed robbery at the Osage Liquor Store. Though he is not the man suspected of coming...
March 23, 2014 - 7:00am
March 22, 2014
Suspect in Alexandria armed robberies arrested
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. - A suspect has been arrested in connection with a series of armed robberies in Alexandria, police reported Friday night. Alexandria Police Chief Rick Wyffels said in a news release that Michael Warren, 27, of Alexandria, had been taken into custody. "We have...
March 22, 2014 - 9:41am
March 19, 2014
Alexandria robbery could be linked to two others
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. -- Alexandria police believe a convenience store robbery Tuesday night is linked to two other recent robberies in the area,...
March 19, 2014 - 8:29pm
March 11, 2014
Video store robber ties up clerk, customer in Alexandria, Minn.
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. -- Police here are investigating an armed robbery in which the suspect tied up a video store clerk and a customer late Monday. According...
March 11, 2014 - 10:10am
February 24, 2014
Armed robbery, assault reported at Subway in Alexandria
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. - An armed robbery and assault was reported here Sunday night at a Subway restaurant. At around 8:30 p.m., an unknown white male entered the back door of Subway brandishing what appeared to be a handgun, according to the Alexandria Police Department. The suspect,...
February 24, 2014 - 11:13am