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Time-honored tradition, ‘Outstanding Seniors’ named
Two hurt when semi broadsides pickup truck near New York Mills
One hurt in head-on collision in Otter Tail County
Drug bust in DL uncovers more than $100K in meth
Accused of stealing bowling money
Welle returning to defend Pine to Palm championship
Oakwood hosting Pine to Palm qualifier
25th Laddies Loppet bike races Sept. 5-6
DLHS fall sports parents' meeting Aug. 11
BCSC Trap league results
Families Forever quilt, flower show is Aug. 15
Want to be liked by all? Don’t be a columnist
Hidden expenses in back-to-school budgets
Friday Matters: Everyday Hungry
Thursday Matters: Everyday Needy
Friends & Neighbors
J&F Stables opens outside of Detroit Lakes
New family physician joins Essentia, DL
Doele joins Action as broker associate
Director of tourism hired in Otter Tail
Summer savings made easy
Crazy Daze sale in DL set for Tuesday
DL library book sale is Tuesday
Kids sought for Vergas junior pageant Aug. 13
Gaelic Storm coming to Fargo, Bismarck in August
'Southpaw' goes south
George Knudsen III
Is rural America hazardous to your health?
Mental health needs in rural MN highlighted
Lets do more to more to stop falls
‘Life is short, have dessert first’
For safety, arm our military
More deer seen after milder winter
Correct these common mistakes if you’re a new angler
The social, graceful, beautiful purple martin captures our admiration
‘Think Zero’ AIS violations
Otter Tail Lakes Country Fishing Report
Lake & Home Real Estate - August 2015
WE Fest 2015
2015 Becker County Fair
4-Hers from all over the county unite, compete
4-Her sews up her final year
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
June 25, 2015
Dayton appeals ruling that offender program is unconstitutional
ST. PAUL – Gov. Mark Dayton will cooperate with a federal judge's attempts to fix the Minnesota Sex Offender Program even as he tries to appeal that judge's ruling that the program is unconstitutional. "We are appealing the ruling," Dayton told reporters Wednesday. He said he...
June 25, 2015 - 8:53am
June 18, 2015
Minnesotans must wait to see new sex offender treatment plan, judge rules
ST. PAUL -- A federal judge says the Minnesota Sex Offender Program is unconstitutional, but what happens next is unclear. The judge did not order specific changes to the program in his Wednesday ruling and said no sex offenders will be released immediately. However, without changes...
News / crime
June 18, 2015 - 11:14am
November 2, 2013
Level 3 sex offender to move to DL
Another Level 3 sex offender is moving to Detroit Lakes. Michael Jerome Buckanaga Jr., 26, will move into a halfway house on the 300 block of Summit Avenue on Nov. 12. At age 20, he was sentenced in Becker County District Court on two serous felony charges — third-degree criminal...
News / Detroit Lakes
November 2, 2013 - 6:00pm
August 4, 2013
Level 3 sex offender to move to DL Monday
A Level 3 sexual offender who was in the local news in 2008-2009 once again says he is moving to Detroit Lakes. Robert Thomas Baca, 47, says he plans to relocate to the 300 block of Summit Avenue on Monday, according to the Detroit Lakes Police Department. A Level 3 offender...
News / Detroit Lakes
August 4, 2013 - 7:00pm
July 10, 2013
Repeat Willmar sex offender gets 13-year sentence
WILLMAR, Minn. — A Willmar man was sentenced Monday to 13 years in prison, plus a 100-year conditional release period, and $3,000 in fines on a first-degree charge of criminal sexual conduct for molesting two young girls over a period of several years. The charges against Jose...
News / crime
July 10, 2013 - 8:17am
March 3, 2009
Level 3 predatory offender moves to Mahnomen, community information meeting set for next week
The Mahnomen County Sheriff's Office will hold a community notification meeting regarding a Level 3 predatory offender at 7 p.m. Monday at the...
March 3, 2009 - 10:37am
January 20, 2009
Sex offender wanted by Moorhead police turns himself in
MOORHEAD - Police say a high-risk registered sex offender sought by Moorhead police turned himself in this morning. Wesley Duane Johnson, 45, turned himself in after hearing his name in the media and learning that he was being sought by the Moorhead Police Department, according to...
January 20, 2009 - 12:00am
January 15, 2009
Public asked for help to locate missing Moorhead sex offender
MOORHEAD - Moorhead Police are asking for the public's help in locating a Level 3 sex offender who is not living at his registered address. In December, Wesley Duane Johnson, 45, registered his address as being in the 700 block of Eighth Street South in Moorhead. The state of Minnesota...
January 15, 2009 - 12:00am
January 12, 2009
Back in jail, sex offender talks about time under Sorlie Bridge in Grand Forks
For a while, anyway, Randy Stenerson has a place to call home, an official residence where police and Stenerson's parole officer can check to make sure the registered sex offender is abiding by requirements of his registration. His old address, under the Sorlie Bridge, wasn't conducive...
January 12, 2009 - 12:00am
Sex offender release blocked
MOORHEAD - When Moorhead residents were recently told a high-risk sex offender was moving to town, they learned only what police could legally tell them: that Ronald VanVoorhees had sexually molested a 7-year-old girl. What they weren't told is that VanVoorhees has spent much of...
June 12, 2008 - 12:00am