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Roosevelt teachers say both their jobs are all about service
Lots of school, city seats open
Area cops feeling public’s support
Man on Highway 10 is on a mission
Upcomming fair fun for all
Upset-minded Perham sends DL to Sub-state 14 elimination bracket
Former Minnesota Vikings coach Dennis Green dies
Post 15 moves on to Sub-state quarterfinals
Cooper ends Smith’s run at U.S. Juniors
Andy Lia given key to the city, July 20, 2016 proclaimed Andy Lia Day in Detroit Lakes
Birthday wish granted, DL travel agent takes dream vacation
Air travel legislation is ‘an amazing win for consumers’
Fun with fresh fish
Social Security benefits not prorated; start month after turning 62
Vergas family reunited with dog after four-month absence
Friends & Neighbors
Former patrons buy Bleachers
Before you invest with a robo advisor...
Fremstad lawyer named ‘Rising Star’
Bell State Bank rated five-star bank
BBB warns of loan forgiveness offer
Frazee Turkey Days set for July 29-31
Celebrate reading achievements with an ‘Olympian’ event
‘Annie Get Your Gun’ opens July 28
Detroit Mt. to host first ‘bike-in movie theater’
Erasure Poetry Workshop set July 29 in New York Mills
Timothy J. Karsnia
Dean W. Sanders
David Lomen Stenseth
Sheryl "Sheri" Knowles
Marlin M. Ziegler
Cheers to young volunteers
Sound & fury drowns out the issues
ND should have left ‘Red Tomahawk’ image on its 4,000-plus highway signs
Running with the fools
Woman born of native-white parents wonders how DL can close cultural gap
DNR advice for handling damaged trees
Time to get over trauma, learn to cast
Birds vary wildly in how, where they build nests
Northwest MN Fishing Report
How has the past affected today's outdoors heritage?
Becker County Fair Premium List
Celebrating Solstice at Richwood Winery
June Summer Scene
Biking becoming bigger with area trails
Get out and golf
June 17, 2016
Crime and Accidents
The following items were taken from reports at the Detroit Lakes Police Department and Becker County Sheriff’s Office. Friday, June 10 At 10:28 a.m. a caller reported the theft of a pair of eyeglasses from the 40000 block of County Highway 34. At 1:12 p.m. property damage was...
June 17, 2016 - 2:31pm
March 20, 2016
Man sentenced for cash machine theft
A man who rolled a cash machine out of M-State in Detroit Lakes on a two-wheeled cart at about 8 p.m. in the evening has been sentenced in Becker County District Court on a felony theft charge. Felony charges of possession of burglary tools and fifth-degree controlled substance crime...
March 20, 2016 - 5:15am
March 11, 2016
Callaway man sentenced for motor vehicle theft
Timothy David Rousu, 26, of 26229 County Road 110, Callaway has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony theft of a motor vehicle. According to court records, he was pulled over by police on Dec. 31 while driving on Highway 10 in Becker County. Two passengers were...
March 11, 2016 - 5:35am
March 10, 2016
Man arrested in construction site theft sentenced
Jamie Lee Totland, 34, of 218 Maple Ave., Frazee, has been sentenced in Becker County District Court on a felony charge of receiving stolen property. A felony theft charge was dropped in a plea agreement. According to court records, on Dec. 3 he was involved in the theft of $2.500-$3,000...
March 10, 2016 - 5:55am
March 4, 2016
Theft charge dropped after co-defendant takes blame
A felony theft charge has been dismissed in Becker County District Court against Brittany Jeanette DeGroat, 27, of 404 Dean St., Detroit Lakes. The charge was dropped in part because a co-defendant, John Duvall Canova, 36, of Detroit Lakes, accepted full responsibility for the theft...
March 4, 2016 - 5:40am
January 24, 2016
Man accused of taking Leaf Lake fish house
A Hawley man suspected of stealing a fish house off a local lake has been arrested and charged with felony theft. Jordan Dean Gregg, 21, made his initial court appearance in Becker Country District Court where bail was set at $400. According to the complaint, on Jan. 3, police received...
January 24, 2016 - 5:05am
January 15, 2016
Red Lake woman sentenced in theft
A Red Lake woman was sentenced in Becker County Court for bringing an empty purse into Walmart and filling it up with stolen goods. Cheree Marie Cobenais, 27, was arrested on Oct. 4 after police were called to the Detroit Lakes Walmart on a report of an uncooperative shoplifter. According...
January 15, 2016 - 5:35am
December 12, 2015
Woman gets year in prison for TV theft
A Detroit Lakes woman has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for stealing several TV’s out of Walmart. Tonya Love Lee Arthur, 36, was found guilty of felony theft and sentenced to one year and one day in prison. She was also fined $1,000 and will pay $790.00 in restitution....
December 12, 2015 - 5:55am
Charges in theft of 90 scratch-offs
A Detroit Lakes man made his first court appearance in Becker County District Court after allegedly stealing dozens of lottery tickets from his employers. Matthew Ezekiel Mason, 20, was arrested for felony state lottery fraud after his employers at Petro Plus in Detroit Lakes caught...
December 12, 2015 - 5:40am
December 6, 2015
Man sentenced for theft
Wayne Allen Kohler, 41, of 1220 Eighth St., Detroit Lakes, has been sentenced in Becker County District Court on a felony theft charge. According to court records, on July 21 he was arrested for stealing $403 worth of items from Walmart in Detroit Lakes. He used a knife to cut off...
December 6, 2015 - 5:20am
November 21, 2015
Fargo man gets supervised probation for felony theft
Joshua Isaac LaCroix, 19, of 409 Fourth St., Fargo has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony theft, driving a motor vehicle with no owner consent. Misdemeanor charges of underage drinking and driving and driving without a valid license were dropped in a plea...
November 21, 2015 - 5:15am
November 15, 2015
Polo shirt leads to burglary arrest
James Matthew Longfield, 30, of 409 Fourth St., Mahnomen, has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony third degree burglary and felony theft. According to court records, on Sept. 22, police were investigating a burglary at Steel-Wood Supply in Detroit Lakes, involving...
November 15, 2015 - 5:30am
October 29, 2015
Ogema man, accused of stealing pickup truck, tracked down by ‘ping’
Nathaniel Theodore Hankiewicz, 27, of 33850 Mary Yellowhead Road, Ogema, has been charged in Becker County District Court with two counts of felony theft and one count of misdemeanor theft. According to court records, on Sept. 18, he allegedly stole a 2006 Ford Pickup truck from...
October 29, 2015 - 5:40am
October 21, 2015
Mahnomen man sentenced for theft
Dennis Paul Murray Jr., 32, of 1668 Highway 200, Mahnomen has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony theft. According to court records, on July 12 he pushed a shopping cart with merchandise out of the Detroit Lakes Walmart without paying for the $559 worth of...
October 21, 2015 - 11:12am
September 20, 2015
WE man sentenced for stealing, selling two long guns
Casey Michael Wheeler, 25, of White Earth has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony theft. According to court records, On Aug. 13, 2014, he burglarized a Becker County residence, stealing a black Winchester .22 caliber rifle and a single stock three-barrel Rossi...
September 20, 2015 - 5:30am