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Rose Ensemble in Detroit Lakes Tuesday
'Winning by a hair' the second annual Hairy Man Run is set for October 1
Slow and steady wins the race; so far $500,000 has been raised toward new Becker County museum
County disaster drill helps prepare emergency workers for the real thing
'I am a student with drug addiction' students talk addiction and recovery
HALL OF HONOR: Raboin enjoying special opportunity in St. Cloud
Detroit Lakes blows out Park Rapids 46-0
HALL OF HONOR: Barrett a versatile leader for three Laker teams
Jackets sweep singles, down Lakers 4-3
Golf: Lunn wins Maple Hills club championship
Teaching the 'lost language'; New teacher of the Ojibwe Learning and Native American Culture class is all about the students
Senior year, not so glamorous
Touchdowns and Tailgates
Chivers' exchange vows
Logan completes core curriculum training
Friends & Neighbors
BD’s Gas and Grub under new ownership
MN gas prices down, Colonial Pipeline leakage in south causing issues
Jack Chivers Realty adds new service branch
Preparing to become a caregiver
Dairy Queen set to move to McKinley Plaza Friday
Tamarac Fall Festival set for Oct. 1; waterfowl themes abound
Four things you can do in DL this week for no cost
Fall officially arrives this Thursday!
Who will be the Great American storyteller?
Locals raise a Toast to Tamarac, stomp some grapes at Richwood Winery this weekend
Vernon A. Sellers
Douglas Daryl Miller
Helen Mae Williams
William V. "Bill" Vipond
Michael C. Selck
Stop the lies against Eken
Big garbage, big economy
Refugee community should welcome FBI
Don't blame farmers for dying honeybees
Leaving home--love isn't always spoken
National tourney shows amazing bass catch in Minnesota
Rarely seen, the tough, wily fisher lives among us
Pheasant numbers up 29 percent over last year
Landscape planning can help 'sharpies' thrive
Tricky fishing for next few weeks
Fired up for hunting season; Local Sportsman’s Clubs have their sights set on you
LP-A busts a move: Lake Park-Audubon Elementary receives national ‘Active Schools’ award
4-H'ers bring home ribbons from the Minnesota State Fair
Cormorant art show winners announced
Pine to Palm
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
June 18, 2013
Moorhead assault, robbery victim struck with bottle
MOORHEAD – Police here are investigating a report of a 45-year-old man being assaulted and robbed Monday evening in a secluded lot in the 600 block of Main Avenue. The incident is believed to have taken place between 8 p.m. and 9:18 p.m., according to a police report. The...
June 18, 2013 - 8:29am
June 13, 2013
Grand Rapids man pleads guilty to felony burglary
A convicted felon arrested in April after a two-hour standoff with police in Grand Rapids pleaded guilty Tuesday to felony burglary. Steven Lee Carpenter, 25, of Grand Rapids was charged with one count of burglary in the first degree. Carpenter and a juvenile allegedly stole a...
June 13, 2013 - 7:56am
June 9, 2013
DL man gets jail for stealing from restaurant
A Detroit Lakes man has been convicted and sentenced in Becker County District Court on a felony count of third degree burglary. Andrew John Dahlsad, 19, of 601 W. Holmes St., Detroit Lakes, was given a stay of imposition on a potential prison sentence, on conditions including...
June 9, 2013 - 6:00pm