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Audubon man faces domestic assault charges
MnDOT adds North Star Route to U.S. bicycle system
Local National Guard unit wins acclaim during grueling training in Mojave Desert
DL man faces first-degree drug charge for meth
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Average MN gas prices up 5 cents
Styles on Willow has a new hair stylist
Essentia Health welcomes family medicine physician in Park Rapids
Is your sewer skewered?: Local man designs system to prevent frozen sewer vents
Essentia Health welcomes orthopedic surgeon in Detroit Lakes
Grace Lutheran to host Holiday Vendor Fair
'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
Mourning a friend who survived Pearl Harbor--and helped win WWII
Guest editorial: Don't ditch local businesses this Christmas
Does penalizing airlines for customer service infractions do any good?
Don't curse the clouds, they have surprising benefits
Editorial: Becker County scams - why can't we stop them?
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Severe Weather Announcements (3)
July 19, 2016
Detroit Lakes, Becker County: On July 17, 2016, at approximately 12:06 AM, the Becker County Sheriff's Office dispatch received a 911 call regarding a boat running ashore and hitting trees on Detroit Lake. Responding officers located the boat , an 18 foot SeaRay runabout, and four...
July 19, 2016 - 9:43am
January 2, 2015
Investigator retires after 4 decades
Becker County Chief Deputy and longtime investigator John Sieling is hanging it up after nearly four decades of crime-solving. Sieling, a...
January 2, 2015 - 1:47pm
May 18, 2014
Tim Clements runs for sheriff; Snellman native proud of his 28 years with law enforcement
Minnesota State Patrol Officer Tim Clements’s love of law enforcement started back when he was only three or four years old. “There was...
May 18, 2014 - 2:05pm
Todd Glander runs for sheriff armed with 26 years of experience; deep roots in Detroit Lakes
Todd Glander is no stranger to these parts. “I was born and raised here … been here my whole life,” said Glander, who many people have...
May 18, 2014 - 2:00pm
October 10, 2012
Investigation under way as Tim Gordon steps down after 10 years as Becker County sheriff
Becker County Sheriff Tim Gordon resigned Tuesday, saying he plans to retire after more than 34 years with the sheriff's office. In a letter...
October 10, 2012 - 9:03am
October 9, 2012
Tim Gordon stepping down after 10 years as Becker County Sheriff
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. - Becker County Sheriff Tim Gordon has resigned, saying he plans to retire after more than 34 years with the sheriff's office. In a letter today to the Becker County Board of Commissioners, Gordon cited "multiple personal reasons" for his decision. His resignation...
October 9, 2012 - 3:02pm
March 4, 2009
Hubbard County sheriff will retire next month; deputy under investigation resigns
PARK RAPIDS - Hubbard County Sheriff Gary Mills has submitted a letter of resignation, indicating he will retire April 30. Mills has been plagued with health problems this winter due to a defective hip socket he received in a surgery more than a year ago. The socket was removed...
March 4, 2009 - 2:38pm
December 21, 2008
Holiday scams: Sheriff urges caution in responding to offers
The Beltrami County Sheriff's Office wishes to alert citizens of several scams that are appearing across the country. Many are Internet related, but others may come by phone or mail. Any of these could put folks at great risk for identity and/or financial theft or loss. Here is...
December 21, 2008 - 12:00am
October 7, 2008
17-year-old found dead at 10,000 Lakes Festival died from an accidental prescription drug overdose
DETROIT LAKES - A 17-year-old girl who died at the 10,000 Lakes Festival near here this summer died from an accidental drug overdose, according...
October 7, 2008 - 12:00am
October 3, 2008
Laporte boy held after allegedly threating classmates
A Laporte student was apprehended Thursday after he allegedly made terroristic threats about harming students and faculty with a weapon. The boy was pursued by authorities after he fled from his home. He's been placed on a 36-hour hold pending formal criminal charges of making threats,...
October 3, 2008 - 12:00am
September 22, 2008
Clay County Sheriff: Glyndon man who died in crash had been drinking
Autopsy results show a Glyndon man who died last month after the van he was driving went off the end of a T-intersection and crashed into a deep drainage ditch had a blood-alcohol content of more than twice the legal limit for driving, Clay County Sheriff Bill Bergquist said. Thomas...
September 22, 2008 - 12:00am
July 31, 2008
Rolette County sheriff removed from office
The sheriff of Rolette County, N.D., has been removed from office pending a hearing to ad-dress a laundry list of charges filed by Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem. Richard Turcotte is accused of "misconduct, malfeasance, neglect of duty in office or gross incompetence," according...
July 31, 2008 - 12:00am
June 16, 2008
Hubbard County sheriff says woman shot two men, then fired toward officers
UPDATED 2:37 p.m. PARK RAPIDS - Two men from here were shot with a .22-caliber rifle, and the alleged shooter fired toward officers before she was taken into custody early today, Hubbard County Sheriff Gary Mills said in a news release. According to the release: The sheriff's office...
June 16, 2008 - 12:00am