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Despite cost to municipal liquor stores, Minn. lawmakers advance Sunday sales bill
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BASKETBALL: Hornet girls fall in regular season trio
Hornets send eight to state wrestling
Baker, Ortloff qualify for state wrestling
Freeman rallies to defend section diving title
Hibbert dominates day two at Michigan National
America Saves Week: Set a goal, make a plan, and save automatically
Tjepkes graduates from UM-Crookston
Are you ready? Life's big questions...
Area students graduate from MSUM
Area students graduate from NDSU
Friends & Neighbors
Dan's Service Center has new service advisor
MN gas prices down 2 cents
Arvig Donated More Than $450,000 Back to Communities in 2016
Economic Development Summit scheduled for March 3
Prepare your budget for closing costs when buying a home
Picture perfect images: Lakes Area Photography Show opens this weekend at Washington Square Mall
Celebrate Women's History Month
Vince Neil coming to Shooting Star March 3: Motley Crue frontman to perform solo set for Mahnomen fans
That magic touch: ‘Experience the extraordinary’ with Craig Karges at Ulen’s Top Hat Theatre
Ski, snowshoe or hike by candlelight at Maplewood Saturday
Marian J. Ohman
Patricia S. Mahlum
Jerry C. Mann
Kathryn "Kay" F. Drewes
Audrey Bernice Romans
Lee Hamilton column: The threats to our democracy
Letter: Trump is my president
Letter: DL City Council way out of line with projects to be funded by new sales tax
Letter: Becker County jail should be built by local craftspeople
Detroit Lakes Tribune editorial: Don't believe your lying eyes, just believe us (wah-ha-ha!)
Blane Klemek column: Energetic, cheerful chickadees make for good company
Brad Laabs column: Ice fishing gets tricky now, but it's not over yet
Finding springs is a wintertime thing: New DNR app gives you a chance to help with groundwater research
DNR says burn debris now--EMDASH--restrictions will happen soon
Blane Klemek column: Trumpeter swans are a huge Minnesota success story
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 10, 2016
DL man gets 45 days on drug charge
Garin Michael Carter, 24, of 21804 County Road 6, Detroit Lakes, has been sentenced in Becker County District court on a felony charge of fifth-degree controlled substance crime. Another felony charge of fifth-degree controlled substance crime, and a gross misdemeanor domestic assault...
December 10, 2016 - 4:00pm
December 7, 2016
Drug charge dismissed against Pearl Lake man
A felony fifth-degree drug charge has been dismissed against Korey Jerome Krogen, 44, of 13239 E. Pearl Lake Road. The charge, which dates to 2012, was dismissed in Becker County District Court Dec. 5 because conditions of dismissal were met, according to court records.
December 7, 2016 - 2:00pm
November 30, 2016
DL man accused of selling cocaine
Dillon Duane Johnson, 20, of 306 Davis Ave., Detroit Lakes, has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony third-degree controlled substance crime. According to court records, Johnson allegedly sold 1.1 grams of cocaine on Jan. 18 to a confidential reliable informant...
November 30, 2016 - 4:30pm
Menahga man sentenced for meth
Jerred Mani Carlson, 27, of Menahga, has been sentenced in Becker County District Court on a felony third-degree drug charge. According to court records, on April 14, 2014, he was pulled over for speeding near Frazee. His license was revoked and his vehicle was blocking a narrow road,...
November 30, 2016 - 3:00pm
Callaway man gets 45 days for meth, syringes
Randy Lee Anthony Bellanger, 54, of 25783 260th St. Callaway, has had a stay of adjudication revoked in Becker County District Court on a fifth degree drug charge. According to court records, on Jan. 1 he was a passenger in a car pulled over in Callaway. Police found 1.73 grams of...
November 30, 2016 - 2:00pm
November 18, 2016
Park Rapids woman gets 30 days, $1,000 fine on drug charge
Danielle Rae Thielen, 19, of 205 Pleasant Ave., Park Rapids, has been sentenced on a felony charge of fifth-degree controlled substance crime. She appeared in Becker County District Court Nov. 9 before Judge Jay Carlson, who issued a stay of adjudication and continued the case. Thielen...
November 18, 2016 - 3:11pm
September 25, 2016
'I am a student with drug addiction' students talk addiction and recovery
"I am a student with drug addiction...," Angela, a 17-year-old who attends the Lakes Recovery School in Detroit Lakes, reads the words aloud...
September 25, 2016 - 5:00am
September 14, 2016
FDA staff flags concerns about Pfizer's quit-smoking drug study
Pfizer Inc's trial data on Chantix, a drug to help people quit smoking, failed to impress U.S. Food and Drug Administration scientists, in a...
September 14, 2016 - 8:59am
August 27, 2016
Docs not selling out for sandwhiches
A recent study in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine shows that drug companies are bribing doctors with food to prescribe their expensive, brand-name medicines. At least that's the way it's been reported in the media. Dig deeper into the study, however, and it becomes clear that doctors...
August 27, 2016 - 5:00am
August 17, 2016
DL man charged with drugs, DWI
A Detroit Lakes man has made his initial court appearance after being charged with felony fifth-degree drugs and two gross misdemeanor DWI’s. James Spencer Larson, 22, was arrested Aug. 3 after officers with the Minnesota State Patrol received a driving complaint in the WE Fest...
August 17, 2016 - 11:11am
August 6, 2016
DL woman charged with drugs, theft
A Detroit Lakes woman has made her initial court appearance on charges of felony 5th degree drug possession and misdemeanor theft. Christina Cheri Devall, 22, was arrested July 11 after police were called to a store in Detroit Lakes on a report of shoplifting. According to the complaint...
August 6, 2016 - 5:15am
July 31, 2016
DL man sentenced for drug possession
A Detroit Lakes man has been sentenced after being found guilty of possessing a variety of drugs, including marijuana, meth and oxycodone pills. Trevor Duane Smith was found guilty but was granted a stay of adjudication, which means if he successfully completes his terms probation,...
July 31, 2016 - 5:10am
July 28, 2016
Post-oil boom, drug prices fall as gang trafficking increases
The Bakken oil boom may be over, but people on the front lines of fighting crime in western North Dakota say drug trafficking is worse than ever. The price of drugs is dropping and an influx of out-of-state gangs are intensifying the problem, a lead agent with the North Dakota Bureau...
July 28, 2016 - 5:50am
July 9, 2016
Ponsford woman arrested on felony drug charges
A Ponsford woman is facing two felony drug charges after she was arrested June 7. Natasha Marie Goodman, 27, is charged with third-degree and fifth-degree drug possession charges in a public housing zone. According to a complaint filed with Becker County District Court, officers were...
July 9, 2016 - 5:30am
June 24, 2016
Callaway woman charged with drugs
A Callaway woman made her first court appearance after being charged with felony 5th degree possession of drugs. Lori Ann Vasecka, 52, was arrested Jan 18 after law enforcement was dispatched to a Callaway residence on a call of a suicidal female. According to the complaint filed...
June 24, 2016 - 5:30am