Skip to main content
Detroit Lakes Online
Ada teen dies when car hit by pickup truck in Borup
Woman seriously hurt in rollover crash in Otter Tail County
Authorities ask for help in locating missing Elbow Lake Village woman
Highway 59 lane closures in Detroit Lakes begin today
Three seriously injured in semi-pickup collision near Hawley
Tags: Detroit Lakes
Defense and a varied rushing attack give Lakers seventh win of the season
Roth runner-up at Creighton Classic
Lakers finish regular season with 17th victory
McCulloch all-time winningest football coach at Valley City State
Laker boys victorious, girls seventh at XC season finale
Slice of the ice; Lakes Curling Club gears up for new season
An ode to my team
Seaberg turns 80
Lindens to celebrate 40th anniversary
Winters celebrate 50 years together
Friends & Neighbors
Average MN gas prices down for October
WCI receives Responsive Philanthropy Award
Kreuger joins staff at Midwest Bank
Saying goodbye to Goodman's
The Real Estate Company gets a new realtor
'Bat Masks of Mexico'; Exhibit opens Monday at ‘The W’ coffee shop in Warren
St. Andrew's Society to host Scottish dinner Nov. 5
Museum's Barn Raising Bash' set for Oct. 29
New children's hockey book, authored by former DL resident, to be on shelves Wednesday
'Kiss This' singer Aaron Tippin comes to Shooting Star Friday
Douglas H. Meyer
Mavis L. Nelson
Trump wrong to attack Hillary through her husband
Free press group: 'Trump presidency represents threat to press freedom unknown in modern history'
Thanks to newspaper for Toast of Tamarac publicity
Minnesota mayors: Let's support candidates who will deliver results
Railroad Retirement Act
Whether you call it timberdoodle or woodcock, it's a great Minnesota bird
Special deer hunting season opens Thursday for youth with adult mentors
Explore the possibilities: New online tool helps find public hunting land
Drinking beer to benefit habitat? See how this southwest Minnesota brewing company is benefiting wildlife one beer at a time
Fall fishing in cold water
Ben Affleck's 'The Accountant' Dominates with $24.7 Million
Puppies saved from high-kill Texas shelter look for DL homes
A surprising celebration: DL's LuAnn Porter honored for 25 years with United Way
Three years and counting: DL family opens up about adoption struggles
Fired up for hunting season; Local Sportsman’s Clubs have their sights set on you
Pine to Palm
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
September 5, 2015
Ogema man charged with stealing motor vehicle
Jason Everett Hanks Jr., 20, of Ogema has been charged in Becker with felony theft of a motor vehicle. According to court records, on Aug. 25 a deputy saw him driving a scooter on County Road 21 in Becker County. Hanks allegedly failed to stop at a stop sign and the deputy pulled...
September 5, 2015 - 5:20am
August 2, 2015
Two charged in house break-in, pistol theft
Two people have been charged in Becker County District Court with felony first-degree burglary, possession of a dangerous weapon, for allegedly stealing a pistol during a burglary. Eric Jerome Goodman, 28, of 210 Park Ave. S., Park Rapids and Misti Lynn Nelson, 25, of Box 91, Ponsford...
August 2, 2015 - 5:00am
August 1, 2015
Designated driver charged with stealing vehicle
Stephanie Jane St. Claire, 29, of 39950 County Road 34, Ogema has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony theft of a motor vehicle. According to court records, on April 16 she had agreed to be the designated driver for a man who lives on Richwood Road. She drove...
August 1, 2015 - 5:20am
July 19, 2015
Mahnomen man charged with theft
Dennis Paul Murray Jr., 32, of 2217 Waabanong Road, Mahnomen, has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony theft. According to court records, on July 12 he allegedly pushed a shopping cart with merchandise out of the Detroit Lakes Walmart without paying for the...
July 19, 2015 - 5:05am
July 12, 2015
Worker accused of selling items on eBay
A longtime former employee of Swanson’s Rental in Detroit Lakes has been charged with felony theft in Becker County District Court. Ira George Jahnke, 40, of 39709 Jahnke Road, Detroit Lakes, is accused of stealing more than $24,000 worth of inventory from Swanson’s over a...
July 12, 2015 - 5:20am
June 17, 2015
Naytahwaush woman arrested for drugs, theft
Florence Leigh Beaulieu, 41, of N 325 New Circle Drive, Naytahwaush has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony fifth-degree controlled substance crime, felony possession of shoplifting tools and misdemeanor theft. According to court records, on June 5 she was...
June 17, 2015 - 11:58am
Mahnomen woman is charged with felony theft
Patricia Ann Weaver, of 723 N. Fourth Street, Mahnomen., has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony possession of shoplifting gear and misdemeanor theft. According to court records, on May 20 Detroit Lakes police were called to JCPenney on the report of a shoplifter. She...
June 17, 2015 - 11:56am
June 10, 2015
Owners report theft from cars while parked in DL this week
Make sure you lock your car doors at night and don’t leave money inside: A half dozen or so cars parked throughout Detroit Lakes had items stolen from them or were rummaged through over the past week. Several of the thefts involved several hundred dollars in a wallet or money...
June 10, 2015 - 12:30pm
April 17, 2015
Woman sent to jail for felony theft conviction
Angela Dawn Holt, 40, of Fergus Falls, has been sentenced in Becker County District Court on a felony theft charge. According to court records, as an employee at Ice Cracking Lodge in August of 2011 she allegedly stole money from slot machine tills, the cash register and waitress...
April 17, 2015 - 5:20am
March 27, 2015
DL man sentenced for stealing golf equipment
A Detroit Lakes man was sentenced for stealing golf equipment out of the back of several pickup trucks over the summer. Matthew Thomas Jones, 51, was sentenced to 30 days in jail and five years of supervised probation for a felony receiving stolen property conviction. An additional...
March 27, 2015 - 5:30am