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Beautiful weather graces the final weekend of Water Carnival
8 Minnesota counties declared disaster areas, with more expected
Record rains, funnel clouds and 80-mph winds batter region from Larimore, N.D., to Crookston, Minn.
Sealcoating on Airport Road today
Neighbor, 16, saves fire victim in St. Paul duplex
Thielen enters training camp fighting for WR spot
Area wrestlers to compete in biggest tourney in U.S.
LP-A’s Swegarden tosses 2 TDs in All-Star classic
Angels head into playoffs
U-18 squad finish in 2nd place
In the Zone
New United Way president wants us to ‘pay it forward’
Photo of the Day
This guy’s got glass: Detroit Lakes artist creates stories using glass and light
Detroit Lakes FFA members travel to D.C. for conference
Youth attends language village immersion program
Friends & Neighbors
WE Fest 2014
79th Annual Northwest Water Carnival
Garden-grown delights: Union Central residents enjoying fresh veggies this summer
Kings of the kitchen
Assumption Catholic Church ‘blessed’ with parish center
Garfield company making its mark in the archery field
Brad Laabs: High water can cause dramatic changes on area lakes
Blane Klemek: Adaptable kestrels probably the most observed raptor
Now is the time to take a hunter safety course
Lake Mille Lacs night fishing opens July 21
Gasoline experts say ‘shop around’ for dips
Plain language award celebrated in MN
Norby traveling to D.C. for retail conference
DL woman opens up pet sitting business
Summer day care means tax credit
‘Survey shows’ is a good trend in itself
Jeff Van Wychen: Price of government to hit all time low
The race for campaign cash
Letter: Minimum wage increase a win-win
Teach your children common facts
Creedence, revisited: Band to play at Shooting Star Casino this Friday
Frazee Turkey Days is next weekend
Minnesota author to hold book signing in Detroit Lakes Saturday
Northwest Water Carnival continues through this weekend in Detroit Lakes
‘History Hike through Frazee’ starts at Lions Park July 26
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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 this conservation officer that used to visit our family’s little resort on Shell Lake to check fisherman, and one day he pinned his badge...
news / Detroit Lakes
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 come to know as Sgt. Glander. The Becker County Sheriff’s sergeant, who has 26 years of law enforcement under his belt, is now running...
news / Detroit Lakes
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...
Detroit Lakes / news
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...
Detroit Lakes / news
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 to autopsy results released this morning. Ashley Marie McCoy was found dead in a campground site at Soo Pass Ranch July 25. The West Salem,...
Detroit Lakes / news
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