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Homecoming incoming: DLHS announces 2017-18 homecoming court candidates
DL educators rounding up kids for chance to travel to Washington DC and New York City
Understanding Opiates: Monday night forum draws big crowd to M State
Moorhead woman sentenced for felony shoplifting in DL
'It's untrue that the city told Zorbaz it can't have live music anymore'
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Laker swimmers notch fifth straight victory
DL pushes shutout streak to four games against Crookston
Boys soccer completes sweep of Pirates
Detroit Lakes swept at Wadena
Skate Like a Girl Day Oct. 15
"The first day at school wasn't the worst day": Story from 1977 rings true today
Social Security celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month
Column: Sleeping with a neanderthal
Column: The very first school in Becker County
3 pumpkin-themed recipes to satisfy your sweet tooth
friends & neighbors
Flipping houses--it's not like TV
Arvig schedules cut-over date for all-digital conversion in Ada, Callaway, Glyndon, Hawley and Lake Park
Nurse practitioner joins Essentia Health-Park Rapids Clinic
MN gas prices up slightly over last week
Essentia Health Welcomes General Surgeon in Detroit Lakes
The hottest ticket in town: Essentia Health-St. Mary's "Fire & Ice" fundraiser set for this Friday, Sept. 22
‘Unveiling Nimuué’: Story of Minnesota’s ‘Glacial Woman’ to be revealed in original theatrical work
Fargo photographer exhibiting his work at Trinity Lutheran this month
NYM Cultural Center to host fiber arts classes Sept. 22-23
Eagles tribute show to open new season at the Holmes
Beejay Eckman and Tracy Nealis
Nena Rae Bartnes
Jerry & Monica Thunstrom
Alton O. Haugen
Eva Della Fritz
Leo L. Rabideaux
Lesson from a missing girl: never give up hope
Most Americans are hungry for bipartisanship
The trauma of downsizing
It all started with an apple
Letter: Brain injury survivor provides bike helmets for kids
Fall colors or not, fish still on their summer bite
Grizzlies have come back from the brink
A sight to make the neighbor drop his rake
Autumn full moons are fun times to fish
Black bears live in the shadows
His way to Broadway: Minnesota’s De’Lon Grant has made his Broadway debut in ‘Come from Away’
Consume those leafy greens for a healthy body
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
pine to palm
Bison golf no longer that other minor sport at NDSU
Gillam snaps Renner’s streak to take Super Senior crown
Piatz picks up second Pine to Palm Mid-Am title
Ystebo cruises to Pine to Palm Senior title
Chris Swenson captures the 85th Pine to Palm championship
April 30, 2015
DL man sentenced for felony DWI after driving on his own property
Scott Lyle Lindsay, 48, of 16465 Highland Drive, Detroit Lakes has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony DWI. A second felony DWI charge was dismissed in a plea agreement. According to court records, on July 30, 2014, tribal police officers were called to...
April 30, 2015 - 5:55am
March 20, 2015
Man gets jail time for DWI
Alex Abtonimich Martushev, 40, has been sentenced in Becker County District Court on a felony charge of driving while intoxicated, blood alcohol content over .08 percent. Another felony DWI charge and a misdemeanor charge of driving after revocation were dismissed in a plea agreement. According...
March 20, 2015 - 5:25am
March 10, 2015
Fertile mayor to keep his job after pleading guilty to DWI
CROOKSTON, Minn. – City officials in Fertile said their mayor will get to keep his job after he pleaded guilty to driving while impaired on a Minnesota highway. Court documents filed with criminal charges against Brian Gene Nephew, 55, say a Polk County sheriff’s deputy responded...
March 10, 2015 - 5:15am
February 12, 2015
Minnesota Supreme Court upholds implied consent search law
ST. PAUL -- A law making it illegal for suspected drunken drivers to turn down a breath test was upheld in Minnesota Supreme Court on Wednesday. The court confirmed a law which requires suspected drunken drivers to submit to field testing or face more severe criminal charges. This...
February 12, 2015 - 8:03am
January 8, 2015
Monthlong DWI crackdown results in 2,537 DWI arrests statewide
ST. PAUL -- More motorists saw the back seat of a squad car for drunk driving last month in a statewide DWI enforcement campaign, increasing over the same period in 2013, according to preliminary numbers from the Minnesota Department of Public Safety Office of Traffic Safety. Eighty-four...
January 8, 2015 - 7:56am
December 11, 2014
Ogema man in court for DWI, test refusal, no license
An Ogema man made his initial court appearance after allegedly rolling his vehicle while intoxicated. Daniel Lee Libby, 51, is charged with two felony DWI and refusal to submit to a chemical test, as well as a gross misdemeanor for driving after revocation. According to the...
December 11, 2014 - 9:30am
June 5, 2014
Minnesota judge says DWI test refusal laws still ‘in flux’
MOORHEAD, Minn. – Legal questions about a state law outlawing drivers from refusing to be tested for drunken driving isn’t as settled as...
June 5, 2014 - 8:45am
April 6, 2014
Minn. man sentenced to prison for ninth DWI
A Ponemah, Minn., man has been convicted and sentenced in Becker County District Court on a felony charge of driving while intoxicated. James Eugene Dow, 52, was sentenced to 48 months (four years) in prison, with 213 days credit for time already served. He was also fined $210,...
April 6, 2014 - 6:00am
March 30, 2014
DL man in court for DWI after crashing car
A Detroit Lakes man made his first court appearance last week for felony DWI. According to court reports, 36-year-old Matthew Allen Anderson of 804 Central Street East in Detroit Lakes crashed into the Jackson Storage Units at the intersection of Jackson Avenue and Willow Street...
March 30, 2014 - 8:00am
March 26, 2014
DL man in court for DWI
A Detroit Lakes man made his first court appearance for felony DWI. According to court reports, 36-year-old Matthew Allen Anderson of 804 Central Street East in Detroit Lakes crashed into the Jackson Storage Units at the intersection of Jackson Avenue and Willow Street in Detroit...
March 26, 2014 - 9:41am
March 19, 2014
Frazee man gets jail for drugs, DWI
A Frazee man was sentenced last week in Becker County District Court on a felony charge of drug possession, and one misdemeanor count of driving while intoxicated. David Wayne Dehoff, 58, of 512 Balsam Ave., Lot 29, Frazee, was sentenced to 15 months in prison on the felony charge,...
March 19, 2014 - 11:30am
March 11, 2014
Sebeka police chief cited for DWI retires; part-time officer named interim chief
At a special meeting Monday, Sebeka City Council members unanimously accepted the retirement of the town’s police chief, who was recently cited for driving while intoxicated, and appointed a part-time officer as interim chief. Eric Swenson, 48, had been a Sebeka police officer...
March 11, 2014 - 8:21am
March 7, 2014
Sebeka police chief cited for DWI plans to retire
SEBEKA, Minn. -- Recently cited for driving while intoxicated, Sebeka’s police chief has decided to retire. Eric Swenson, 48, has been a police officer for nearly 30 years and the Sebeka chief since 2007. Council members will address his retirement notice during a special meeting...
March 7, 2014 - 8:20am
March 6, 2014
Sebeka council calls meeting to discuss police chief accused of DWI
SEBEKA, Minn. - The Sebeka City Council will hold a closed meeting at 6 p.m. Monday to discuss the city’s police chief, who was cited last week on a charge of driving while intoxicated. A New York Mills police officer stopped Eric Swenson, 48, just outside city limits about 11...
March 6, 2014 - 9:56am
March 4, 2014
Sebeka police chief accused of DWI
SEBEKA, Minn. -- Sebeka police chief Eric Swenson is awaiting a court appearance after being arrested on suspicion of drunken driving. In his latest brush with the law, Swenson was pulled over about 11 p.m. Feb. 26, New York Mills police officer Bruce Wangsness said Monday. The...
March 4, 2014 - 8:07am