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Crash near Ice Cracking Lake kills two, injures two
DL man sentenced for animal cruelty
Murder suspect bludgeoned Otter Tail County mother, son with pipe wrench, charges say
County museum abloom with events this weekend
Dragon Open kicks off summer golf tournaments June 11
Vikings open season at home against 49ers, have four nationally televised games
Raiders down Patriots late in season-opening victory
NorthStar Academy team accepted into new hockey league
Summit to address football concerns in Minnesota
Unwrapping #MeToo with grace
It's almost time to light the 'Fire in February': DL preacher's plans taking shape to mobilize community to read Bible's Book of Acts
'Fire in February': DL preacher hopes to mobilize local faith community to read Bible's Book of Acts
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
friends & neighbors
Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
Detroit Lakes couple forced to spend extra $2,000 on flights home after being stranded in Mexico by Sun Country
Peterson: Work mandate for food stamps imperils next farm bill
Arvig to boost workforce by 160
Ketter joins Mid-Minnesota as DL branch manager
Special music event coming to DL library April 24
What's coming up for arts and entertainment around the region
What's new in arts and entertainment around the region
Crawling with creativity: Detroit Lakes' 2nd Annual Art Crawl set for April 19-21
Stories sought for new musical set in Otter Tail County
Lottie Ann Thomas
Merle R. Meyer
George B. Scarborough
Family of slain child says multiple people called Otter Tail County social services
Letter: Help make these school projects community plans
Letter: Thumbs up to all you snowplow drivers
Letter: An alternative DL school building plan
Divided loyalties--don't be quick to judge
Ice-out shaping up to be late: Brutally cold April will impact May fishing opener
Wild turkey a success story in Minnesota
Snowy start to steelhead season: Despite snowstorm, Brule River anglers turn out for opener
Now is the time to clean, repair your birdhouses
Let's bring back the fishing pier at Dunton Locks
Getting ahead of the curve: Cancer rehab in DL helps patients get back into life
'We'll strive to be fair': Two of Becker County’s top legal eagles talk about upcoming judgeships
Ruby's Pantry helps families make ends meet; Local mom of 7 shares her story
Adolescent anxiety is on the rise, and social media may be part of the problem
Minnesota Made: Enjoy some movies shot in the Lake of 10,000 Lakes
Letter: Ice palace co-chairs thank the community
Youth fishing derby on Little Detroit Lake was 'great success'
The walls came tumbling down: Ice palace demolished on Friday
Totally tube-ular!: Elementary school students get outside to slide
Polar Fest's inaugural hotdish challenge brings in big, hungry crowd
March 13, 2018
Sheriff says school van apparently did not yield for semi in western Minn. crash
HANCOCK, Minn. – The driver of the Hancock Public School van that collided with a semi Monday afternoon at the intersection of a gravel and...
March 13, 2018 - 5:25pm
March 2, 2018
Sheriff Todd Glander to seek reelection
Sheriff Todd Glander has announced plans to seek re-election to a second term as Becker County Sheriff. Glander was elected sheriff in November...
March 2, 2018 - 1:13pm
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:
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