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Man in custody after Becker County chase that hit speeds of nearly 120 mph
Search continues for victim after boat collision on Park Rapids lake
Lakers prepare in annual Red White scrimmage
Fergus Falls shuts out Laker tennis
League champions Burnside's win softball tournament title
Second half flurry gives Laker boys first win in 20 games
SOCCER: Last second OT goal lifts Flyers over Laker girls
Park Rapids dancer trains with renowned Rockettes
Miss Wolf Lake Pageant is Aug. 26
Friends & Neighbors
'Brew boys' bring new flavor
State gains 11,300 jobs in July
Bell Bank hires Amundson, promotes Erickson
Waubun Insurance Agency purchased
The Inn at Dunvilla opens
Jennifer Lawrence is ranked world's highest paid-actress for second year
Man of 1,000 voices
Headwaters Center programming resumes Sept. 6 in Armory Square
Medora Musical ticket sales break 100,000
Down to the Nitty Gritty: McEuen talks Dirt Band, Music on the Mountain
Roger W. Gottenborg
Mary Ellen Marks
Thomas Raymond Savageau
Maurice F. "Maury" Gagnier
Barbara (Duncan) Erickson
The truth about Muslims in MN
Docs not selling out for sandwhiches
Give credit to Dayton, Tina Smith, for tour of all 87 counties in Minnesota
Read more, watch less TV: Follow these steps and become an informed voter
All MN students now taking ACTs
Master Gardening Training
'Wise as an old crow' is a true thing
Look close: Don't shoot radio-collared bears
Sad news--more zebra mussels
Electronics now a key part of fishing
September --EMDASH-- Now is the time to...
'Coffee with the Council' set Saturday in DL
DL Jaycees fire up for 2nd annual Rib Fest
Wething celebrates 88 years
Theater for everyone
Pine to Palm
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