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Frazee girls basketball season awards
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Falk gets chancellor’s award at UW-Stout
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MN legislature talks Sunday liquor sales
Gas prices take big dip in Minnesota
Microsoft Dynamics Lunch ‘n Learn set
The Lodge receives Chairman’s Award
Good named partner at Pemberton Law
Crisis Center to hold annual banquet
Comedy showcase at casino
MSUM hosting trio of authors at on-campus events April 13
Watch out for April Fool’s Day at library
Egg decorating class Tuesday at NYM center
Letter: There’s more to it than just cutting trees: County needs comprehensive forest plan
Letter: Thanks for buying Girl Scout cookies; kids learned good business skills in process
Letter: Supreme Court should end gay marriage, replace it with equal civil unions
Foundations have big impact
Needed: Crash course in open records
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November 19, 2008
Level 3 sex offender moves to St. Paul
A Level 3 sex offender who was the focus of a community notification meeting on Monday has left Detroit Lakes, apparently for good. Robert Baca, 44, took a bus bound for St. Paul about 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, said Detroit Lakes Police Chief Kel Keena. Baca has decided not to make Detroit...
November 19, 2008 - 12:00am
November 18, 2008
Level 3 sex offender notification meeting held in Detroit Lakes
DETROIT LAKES - For the first time since legislation was passed over 10 years ago, allowing law enforcement officials to notify the general public about a Level 3 predatory offender moving to town, Detroit Lakes is seeing its first. Monday evening, the Detroit Lakes Police Department...
news / crime
November 18, 2008 - 12:00am
October 30, 2008
Ponsford man gets four years in prison for sex crime
David Arthur Brown, 59, of Box 86, Ponsford, was sentenced in Becker County District Court on a serious felony charge of second-degree criminal sexual conduct, multiple acts. On July 23, 2007, a girl reported that Brown had sexually penetrated her multiple times from the summer...
October 30, 2008 - 12:00am
September 18, 2008
Frazee man pleads guilty to sex crime, misdemeanor dismissed
Jeremy Mark Ledoux, 24, of Frazee pleaded guilty Monday in Becker County District Court to felony second-degree criminal sexual conduct -- multiple acts, and felony possession of pornographic material involving minors. From 1999-2000 he engaged in multiple acts of sexual contact...
Frazee / crime
September 18, 2008 - 12:00am
April 17, 2008
Lawmakers push sex ed bill
ST. PAUL - Minnesota law has required schools to provide education on AIDS and sexually transmitted diseases since 1988, but some lawmakers believe schools need to do more. Legislation sponsored by Representative Neva Walker, DFL-Minneapolis, and Senator Sandy Pappas, DFL-St. Paul,...
April 17, 2008 - 12:00am
March 30, 2008
Man sentenced to prison for forced sexual conduct
Robert Arthur Butcher, 42, of 49454 280th St., Ponsford has been sentenced to four years in prison for felony third-degree criminal sexual conduct -- force or coercion. On April 18, 2007, a sheriff's department investigation revealed that he had sexually penetrated a girl under...
March 30, 2008 - 12:00am
March 20, 2008
State considers changes in sex offender laws
March 20, 2008 - 12:00am
February 28, 2008
Walker residents nix plan for elderly sex offenders
A strong showing of opposition by Walker area residents has overturned a plan to move elderly sex offenders from Ah-Gwah-Ching to foster homes near the city. State officials from the Department of Corrections (DOC), Department of Human Services (DHS), the governor's office and Minnesota...
February 28, 2008 - 12:00am
February 22, 2008
Man gets 13 months, stayed, for violating sex offender registration law
Chanan El Carlson, 44, of 811 East main St., Menahga, has been sentenced in Becker County District Court on a felony charge of violation of the predatory offender registration law. On April 13, 1993, he was convicted of fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct and required to register...
February 22, 2008 - 12:00am