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Ranchers are howling over wolf ruling
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Before texting and e-mail, there were penned messages of affection
Friday Matters: Everyday Christmas Pageant
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Turning back the pages
Step up your snack game
Friends & Neighbors
Herman named CEO of Essentia Health
MN gas prices fall slightly after uptick
Bremer Bank aquires 13 Eastwood banks
Economic Development Summit coming up
Global study released on U.S. teens’ financial literacy, keys to success
Winter Light Festival is Monday, Feb. 2 in NYM
'Mortdecai' starts 2015 with a whimper
Quilted vintage linens now on display at Hjemkomst Center
‘Paints ’n Pints’ set on Monday
‘American Idol’ picks singers from Bemidji, Fargo
Cheers for ‘dropped call’ reform
A vibrant community is like a potluck
Letter: State of Union response given by a great American
Letter: Children in crisis need better service
When visitors decide to stay
Lake sturgeon continue recovery in Rainy River and Lake of the Woods
AIS trailer decals: Still unanswered questions
Wild birds not as frequent visitors this year
Register for beginner fly-fishing weekend
Thin ice causing big problems on northern Minnesota lakes
Menahga baby is first this year
Growing deep winter greens
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
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
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 to shoot spitballs to get it out of their system. This perhaps is not a recommended disciplinary approach for teachers today.
Detroit Lakes / news
February 11, 2009 - 12:00am