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One-room Minnesota schoolhouse student, now 96, and her teacher, 107, reunite
A contest for real saps: Vergas' Maple Syrup Festival to include syrup tasting contest
Al Franken, 'Giant of the Senate': Minnesota Senator visits Detroit Lakes, talks career pathways
Girl, 13, accused of leading SD police on high-speed chase in stolen SUV
A heartbreaking struggle: Homelessness in the region hard on elderly
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Goodhue takes down Raiders for second straight year
James Amdal, 97, in attendance at state quarterfinal
Lakes Figure Skating Club ends season with success
Journey To The Tourney: Lake Park-Audubon returns to state
Otters' late charge falls short in state opener
Thursday matters: Every day, His home in us
Food and fellowship: The Refuge continues to host free, weekly suppers
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Planning will help you see green in retirement
An evening of music and storytelling: Chinese entertainer Gao Hong to perform Thursday in NYM
Friends & Neighbors
Mistakes on Your Tax Return Could Lead to an Audit
Ryan Hanson Homes has new licensed realtor
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Joins Essentia Health in Detroit Lakes
Back in business: Audubon Liquor Store purchased by brothers-in-law
Norby's recognized for 90 years of membership
Full WE Fest lineup announced
'Beauty and the Beast' debuts to magical $350M globally
Women on a roll: Female directors dominate at Fargo Film Festival
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Donald "Don" Darrell Schermerhorn
Donna Mae Graffis
Lorraine M. Fingalson
Lyle E. Donley
Jeffrey M. Webber
Letter: 'Extreme vetting' is a sham--we're already as safe as we can be
Letter: Eken says attack against him by fellow senator was 'flat-out lie'
Another Republican wedge issue to divide Minnesotans?
Letter: 'Repeal and replace' plan means tax cuts for the rich, fewer health benefits for the American people
Now is the time for next Farm Bill
Signs of spring: The lark and pasque flowers
Brad Laabs column: There's still quality lake ice for fishing
Waiting for Woodie Camp: Young waterfowlers can attend free, weeklong summer camp
Blane Klemek column: Pileated woodpecker can hollow out trees like a buzzsaw
Brad Laabs column: Get your poop in a scoop and clean up the lake, anglers!
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
Late arrival for New Year's baby: First birth of 2017 at Essentia Health-St. Mary's is Azyloh Roberts
DLHS named 'Safe Sports School'
A $10,000 drop in the bucket: Red Kettle campaign gets big boost from anonymous donor in DL
Pine to Palm
December 12, 2015
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
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