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Area football teams complete regular season play
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
'Stash your Ash'; Detroit Lakes ALC students bring awareness about cigarette butt pollution
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
Friends & Neighbors
A 'Midwest' mural; Artist paints a Minnesota-inspired mural on Midwest Printing building
Average MN gas prices down for October
WCI receives Responsive Philanthropy Award
Kreuger joins staff at Midwest Bank
Saying goodbye to Goodman's
The great debate: Apple or pumpkin? Holy Rosary volunteers already taking orders for annual pie sale
National Cat Day is Oct. 29!
'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
Marylou F. Chromy
Douglas H. Meyer
Mavis L. Nelson
Toxic Trump? For first time in more than 50 years, Forum Communications declines to endorse Republican nominee
Republicans using fantasies and falsehoods to attack DFLers on MNsure
Constitutional Amendment will be on the ballot on Nov. 8.
Buboltz' say Skoe, Eken and Marquart are strong leaders for this area
Should I stay or should I go? Hurricane forces tough decisions
Don't be fooled: Cold water doesn't mean lethargic fish
Mouse invasion is about finding food, warm place to nest
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
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 25, 2013
Thief River Falls, Minn., teen pleads guilty to theft of airplane
Geoffrey Biteman pleaded guilty Monday to theft of an airplane in Roseau, Minn., as part of a deal that will see him serve 60 days in jail and 60 days on electronic home monitoring, said Michael Grover, a Roseau County prosecutor. The 18-year-old was charged with unlawfully taking...
November 25, 2013 - 2:31pm
November 22, 2013
Woman accused of stealing nearly $800,000 in jewelry
DULUTH - A woman who allegedly began taking and then pawning jewelry from the Duluth store where she worked to make ends meet eventually got “greedy” and is accused of stealing nearly $800,000 worth of goods over a two-year period, court records show. A St. Louis County District...
November 22, 2013 - 8:49am
November 6, 2013
Woman sentenced for van theft
Melissa Ann Stands, 39, of Willmar was sentenced Oct. 30 in Becker County District Court on a felony charge of motor vehicle theft. According to court records, at about 4:30 a.m. on May 19 she was discovered inside a home on Bowling Avenue by the occupants, and shown the door....
November 6, 2013 - 11:00am
November 1, 2013
Detroit Lakes man dies after high-speed chase
Speeds reached over 100 mph during the pursuit of a stolen vehicle early Friday morning, resulting in a crash and the death of Brandon Michael Boswell, 24, of Detroit Lakes. According to Becker County Sheriff Kelly Shannon: The Pelican Rapids Police Department became involved...
November 1, 2013 - 11:32am
October 9, 2013
Woman charged with stealing cables
A Fergus Falls woman is set to make her first appearance Monday in Becker County District Court on a felony charge of receiving stolen property. Shirley Ann Bunnis, 51, of 428 W. Alcott, Fergus Falls, is accused of taking more than $2,600 in power cables from Anderson Gravel Company...
October 9, 2013 - 6:00pm
September 28, 2013
Charges dismissed against Waubun man
Charges of second degree burglary and felony theft against a Waubun man accused of stealing a dozen iPads from the Circle of Life School in White Earth in February 2012 were dismissed Monday by the Becker County Attorney’s Office. Records state the charges against Zachariah Michael...
September 28, 2013 - 2:00pm
September 24, 2013
Man must serve jail time, pay $61,000 for stealing from rural church
WILLMAR, Minn. - A Willmar man convicted of stealing from the rural church that employed him will serve 90 days in jail immediately and has been ordered to pay back more than $61,000. Paul Alton Hanson, 51, was sentenced Tuesday to 180 days in jail, a $300 fine and 10 years of...
September 24, 2013 - 9:44pm
August 29, 2013
Armored truck driver pleads guilty to stealing money from ATMs
A former armored truck driver pleaded guilty in federal court earlier this morning to stealing money from automated teller machines (ATMs) in numerous locations in Minnesota, including Alexandria, and North Dakota. Christopher James Diestler, 31, of Fergus Falls, pleaded guilty...
August 29, 2013 - 3:35pm
August 14, 2013
Glyndon man sentenced for break-in, theft at Wolf Lake Liquor Store
One of two men charged with breaking into the Wolf Lake Liquor Store on March 29 was sentenced to prison last week in Becker County District Court. Chase Dillon Bailie, 19, of Glyndon, was given a 21-month prison sentence, stayed on conditions including completion of up to 10 years...
August 14, 2013 - 7:21am
July 24, 2013
Armored truck driver accused of stealing $182,350 from ATMs in Wahpeton, west-central Minnesota
MINNEAPOLIS – A Fergus Falls man faces a federal indictment charging him with stealing money from automated teller machines in numerous locations in west-central Minnesota and Wahpeton, N.D., over a period of seven years. Christopher James Diestler, 31, was charged July 16 with...
July 24, 2013 - 8:07am
July 23, 2013
Chase leads to additional theft, other charges
BEMIDJI -- A man who fled from police Friday morning and was taken into custody about 12 hours later is being held in jail on a parole hold and $25,000 bail for new theft charges after the discovery of stolen goods in the home in which he was found hiding. James Adam Schummer,...
July 23, 2013 - 8:33am
July 19, 2013
With three strangers’ help, pastor’s wife foils brazen theft
FARGO – Parishioners at Lutheran Church of the Cross in West Fargo know their pastor’s wife, Pam Thompson, is “a little off the beaten...
July 19, 2013 - 10:32am
July 11, 2013
Man busted in sex toy case arrested again
FARGO – A Fargo man who was arrested last week on suspicion of shoplifting an artificial vagina from an adult bookstore was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of shoplifting a $550 camera from a sporting goods store. In Wednesday’s incident, Christopher Wiener, 26, is suspected...
July 11, 2013 - 11:59am
June 21, 2013
Man charged with stealing more than $60,000 from central Minnesota church
WILLMAR, Minn. - The treasurer for a central Minnesota church is accused of stealing more than $60,000 from the congregation. Paul Alton Hanson, 50, of Willmar, made his first court appearance Wednesday on three felony charges of theft by swindle from Tripolis Lutheran Church of...
June 21, 2013 - 9:01am
June 19, 2013
DL man in court for home burglary
A Detroit Lakes man is scheduled to make his first appearance June 24 in Becker County District Court on a felony charge of third degree burglary. Jade Wallace Hedlund, 19, of 25877 Broadway Ave., Detroit Lakes, is accused of breaking into a rural Becker County residence on Nov....
June 19, 2013 - 12:16pm