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Authorities investigate string of church burglaries in the Detroit Lakes area
West Fargo teen making most of life after terminal brain cancer diagnosis
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Smith leads by three after second round of 75th Women’s Amateur
Wounded Warriors Project to Try Sled Hockey
DL Babe Ruth baseball qualifies for State
17th annual Memorial Shorty wrestling camp July 31-Aug. 2
Duluth native Ham appears headed for larger role with Vikings
More than margaritas: National Tequila Day stirs up new recipes
Ticket to Work puts people back in the driver's seat
Recent storms spark memories of past tornadoes
Find strength, serenity this summer: Local yoga studios offer wide range of classes
Here comes the sun: Tips for summer skincare
Friends & Neighbors
Nurse Practitioner Joins Essentia Health St. Mary's-Detroit Lakes Clinic
Save on your summer road trip adventure
Minnesota Lottery continues to be recognized for its accounting and financial reporting
'Acting small, delivering big': Minnesota business makes name for itself in competitive automation industry
BBB, DLI warn against insurance deductible rebates
Arts and culture boost Minnesota, North Dakota economies, studies show
Friendship Day is July 30
Here's a sneak peek at some of the music coming to F-M area this fall
29 movies that scream summer
'Hardcore Troubadour' Steve Earle comes to Shooting Star this Friday
Jon Hall Christensen
Charles F. Willette
Emily K. Gravalin
Diane H. Haisley
Jamie Kay Anderson
Other Opinions: Restoring faith in representative democracy
Tribune editorial: An epidemic of drug overdoses
McFeely: Otter Tail County delays decision on Star Lake Casino
Lynn Hummel column: What if Moses had 10 more commandments?
Letter: City needs to give veteran, landlord a break
Brad Laabs column: Weeds can be an angler's best friend
The intelligent, friendly gray jay
Designs being accepted for Minnesota Trout and Salmon Stamp
Purple martins faring well in parts of Minnesota
Brad Laabs column: Best lake? Best time to fish? No easy answers
Consume those leafy greens for a healthy body
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
Late arrival for New Year's baby: First birth of 2017 at Essentia Health-St. Mary's is Azyloh Roberts
DLHS named 'Safe Sports School'
Pine to Palm
June 1, 2017
Sheriff's office seeks information regarding wanted man
The Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office is asking for help in the apprehension of a 25-year-old man last seen on Beaver Dam Road. On May 31, deputies of the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office received anonymous information that Jacob Daniel Siltala was walking southbound on Beaver...
June 1, 2017 - 12:45pm
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