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Weather Alerts: Blizzard Watch Monday Night and Tuesday
Camp dedicated to military kids
Aaron's Weather Talk: March
Warming Up In March
DL man sentenced for threatening cop
Olson, Freeman qualify for state swimming and diving meet
Lucky Leprechaun 5K Fun Run March 14
Frazee's Tanner Reetz gets redemption with state wrestling title
DL advances to 8AAA basketball section final
Four Laker individuals and three relays advance to 5A swimming finals
Monday Matters: Everyday I Should
Turning back the pages
Learn more about Babe
Park Hotel was first hotel on corner
Friday Matters: Everyday Christian
Friends & Neighbors
Gas prices up again in Minnesota, nation
Marco Inc. purchases IT company, Solbrekk
Manufacturers to meet, talk exporting
Credit Union branch opening in DL location
Helping loved ones retire
Knights of Columbus to hold fish fry
Wood, Stoddard to play in NYM Saturday
Honor local physicians on Doctor’s Day, March 30
Ladysmith Black Mambazo’s unique sound has brought long-lived success
Easton Corbin plays Shooting Star this Friday
Resolve debate over oil conditioning vs. stabilizing
Workforce housing key to economic growth
Do your part to stop pest, AIS invasions
Letter: Congress should protect Minnesota’s waterways
Today is a goner and not worth haggling over
The wildlife of MN: The pileated woodpecker
Now is a good time to prep for open water season
The European starling is a transplant to North America
Ice house removal dates here
Take a trip for early open water fishing
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
February 23, 2015
Rochert fire leaves family homeless
A rural Rochert family of six has been left homeless after fire destroyed their house Wednesday evening. Andy and Amy Nolan are sifting through the charred remains of their mobile home where they lived with their four children. The fire broke out just after 5 p.m. Wednesday...
February 23, 2015 - 11:35am
November 21, 2013
Rochert man injured in motorcycle crash on Wednesday
A Rochert man was taken to a Fargo hospital after suffering a head injury in a motorcycle crash Wednesday morning. According to the Becker County Sheriff’s Office, Phillip Clow, 30, was taken to Essentia St. Mary’s Hospital in Detroit Lakes, then transferred to Fargo. Clow...
news / accidents
November 21, 2013 - 4:42pm
July 31, 2013
Rochert man gets 9 years on meth charge
A Rochert man was sentenced to prison recently in Becker County District Court on a drug possession charge. Eric Ryan Bergstrom, 31, of 39909 County Road 126, Rochert, was ordered to serve 111 months (9¼ years) in prison, with credit for 323 days already served. He was also fined...
news / crime
July 31, 2013 - 4:57pm
July 16, 2013
Area students on UMD dean’s list
The University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) has announced its Dean’s List for Spring Semester 2013. Detroit Lakes: Garret M, Duncan, sophomore, Labovitz School of Business & Economics, Pre-Business. Audubon: Marley J. McDunn, freshman, Education & Human Services, Psychology. Rochert:...
life / celebrations
July 16, 2013 - 11:00pm
May 12, 2013
Woman gets probation for forgery
A Rochert woman was recently granted a stay of sentence adjudication in Becker County District Court with regard to a felony check forgery charge. Dawn Marie Mayo, 39, of 32874 County Highway 26, Rochert, must complete up to five years of supervised probation, 240 hours of community...
news / crime
May 12, 2013 - 9:00am
September 19, 2012
This Week in Entertainment
Wednesday, Sept. 19 DANCE Northern Lights Ballroom Dance Club: 7 to 9 p.m., VFW, 308 Sheyenne St., Fargo. A 30-minute salsa dance lesson followed by open dancing, practice and pizza, all included with admission price of $5 for members, $10 for nonmembers; all ages welcome....
entertainment / events / theater / music / Library
September 19, 2012 - 11:32am
August 31, 2012
Two men in court for meth possession
Two men, one from Rochert and one from Vergas, each made their first appearances Thursday in Becker County District Court on felony drug charges. Eric Ryan Bergstrom, 30, of 39909 County Road 126, Rochert, is facing one count of first-degree controlled substance crime-possession,...
news / crime
August 31, 2012 - 1:45pm
August 22, 2012
This Week in Entertainment
Wednesday, Aug. 22 THEATER "Orchard Adventures": 7 p.m., Historic Holmes Theatre, 826 Summit Ave., Detroit Lakes. Youth theater camp members present this children's play written by Detroit Lakes native Carol Anne Hough. Free admission. Info: 218-844-7469. DANCE Northern...
events / theater / music / Detroit Lakes / entertainment
August 22, 2012 - 12:41pm
August 3, 2009
Injured eagle rescued by Rochert man
ROCHERT -- A young bald eagle that injured its wing near Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge appears to be resting comfortably after a good Samaritan...
outdoors / news
August 3, 2009 - 3:21pm
May 8, 2009
Former bookkeeper sentenced for theft
Diana Burson, 46, of 25315 County Road 27, Rochert, was sentenced in Becker County District Court Wednesday for felony theft of property. According to court records: On Feb. 12, 2007, an internal theft was reported to Detroit Lakes police by the Riverside Auto Value Store. Over...
May 8, 2009 - 12:01am
March 4, 2009
Two people charged with selling drugs to informant
A Detroit Lakes man and a Rochert woman are both facing felony drug charges for selling methamphetamine to a confidential informant of the West Central Minnesota Drug Task Force on Sept. 11, 2007. David Lee Hayes, 21, of 918½ Washington Ave., Detroit Lakes, and Nancy Jo Erickson,...
March 4, 2009 - 10:52am