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No smoking in public housing? New federal smoke-free rule affects Minnesotans
Man wielding knife is arrested in lobby of Becker County Human Services
MnDOT releases statewide freight system plan
Felony charge of violating a restraining order is dismissed
Fluctuating home values?: New software at Becker County Assessor’s Office could be responsible
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Raiders control tempo in victory over Rebels
Trojans use scoring runs to spoil Hornet opener
Laker dance teams kick off season at home Saturday
Laker boys start season with big home stand and new coaching staff
Two-time defending champs heavy favorites in Class A
Establishing an early homestead in Becker County (Part 2 of 3)
Reacting the christian way
Lakes Area Prayer Wall
First Lutheran Foundation of Detroit Lakes
St. Luke's Episcopal Church has a new Little Free Library outside their doors
Friends & Neighbors
It's a farm-fresh family thing: Roasted, Baked in DL set to open
Gas prices up average of three cents in Minnesota
Practical money matters: Focus on credit factors, not credit scores
Tax delinquency list updated
ERA Northland has a new realtor
'World's best tribute to young Elvis' comes to Detroit Lakes Saturday
Area students participating in Concordia Christmas Concerts
Award-winning country artist Phil Vassar coming to Shooting Star Friday
Great American Think-Off solicits questions for anniversary debate
It's beginning to look a lot like...
Lorna M. Schons
Eugene (Gene) A. Nelson
Lorna M. Schons
Dwight E. Teiken
Welcome to Washington, Mr. President-Elect
Letter: Osage gun range story should have focused on neighbors
Editorial: Minnesota is second-most charitable state
What goes around comes around?
This DFLer hopes Trump is a pragmatist
It's December, bring on the ice fishing!
This is the time to go after trophy muskies
Wanted: More deer hunters in Minnesota
Now is the time to plan a Boundary Waters trip
Lot of activity as autumn turns towards winter
Wearing their hearts on their sleeves: Detroit Lakes siblings launch Arktikos clothing line to help polar bears
Duck for President! No, Farmer Brown!: Mock election, book reading, patriotic crafts and more at museum Saturday
Ben Affleck's 'The Accountant' Dominates with $24.7 Million
Puppies saved from high-kill Texas shelter look for DL homes
A surprising celebration: DL's LuAnn Porter honored for 25 years with United Way
Pine to Palm
April 7, 2016
Rochert man sentenced for DL burglary
Andrew Ernest Hukriede, 24, of 25522 Duffney Road, Rochert, has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony third-degree burglary. According to court records, on Oct. 14 he broke into Friesen’s, Inc. in Detroit Lakes, where he formerly worked, and stole a number of...
April 7, 2016 - 5:40am
June 12, 2015
Rochert man is sentenced
Mark Knute Knudsen, 30, of 25659 Korf Road, Rochert was sentenced to nearly eight years in prison on a drug charge. According to court records, he was one of several people who received a FedEx package of meth in a police sting operation in Detroit Lakes. The package from California...
June 12, 2015 - 5:35am
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...
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...
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...
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:...
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...
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....
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,...
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...
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...
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
February 11, 2009
Longtime WDAY weatherman and former Rochert resident was quite a character
The teacher in the one-room school near Rochert came up with a way to get the kids to behave. She gave them 15 minutes before classes started...
February 11, 2009 - 12:00am