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Workplace sexual harassment gets renewed attention as high-profile figures are accused in media reports
Minnesota deer farm shows no additional CWD-infected animals
Minn. Supreme Court to hear teacher union protections case
Deer that struggled for hours in Minnesota's icy Gull River before being rescued improving
‘I’m just a bum’: Anonymous man making his way around the DL area handing out hundreds of dollars to strangers
DeWulf leads Nevis to 9-man championship game
Laker diving seasons end in state semis
Gallatin’s fast track slowed to a steady pace on way to MSUM
State semifinalists Ada-Borup-NCW co-op had hiccups in first season
Pazdernik scores a dozen in Cobbers’ victory
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
Social Security supports veterans, active duty military personnel
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Gov. Dayton proclaims 'Acts of Kindness Week' statewide
friends & neighbors
Dressed to 'The Nines'...kids: The Nines owner opens kids' clothing store across the street
Humane Society of the Lakes assistant manager promoted
Limited number of free MANNA memberships available: BC Energize challenges community to match Essentia donation to JOCAL JEWEL program
Aspen Institute recognizes M State as one of nation's top 150 community colleges
LendEDU's look inside the class of 2017's plan for student loan repayment
Things to do in the lakes area this weekend
DLMS Fall Band Concert is Thursday, Nov. 16
Country singer-songwriter Dustin Lynch at Shooting Star this Friday
World Kindness Day is November 13
It's time to 'Light Up the Lakes'!: Santa's seeking entries for his Nov. 27 Parade of Lights in DL
Robert and Marilynn Halverson
Arlo & Neva Bodin
Joe and Karen Merseth
Gerald Adrian Triggs
Carl Laverne Albin
William M. "Bill" Sanger
Georgia L. Reiffenberger
Tax bills based on unsound economics, unwise fiscal policy
Letter: Proposed tax cut plans and the national debt
Coots and bald eagles
Letter: Patriotism can take many forms
Letter: Election brought many 'firsts' to America
Monster white-tailed deer taken in northern ND
Pine River area boy bags deer of a different color - rare piebald doe
DL team places first in sporting clays at Fort Thunder
First ice bite is good, but not worth foolish risks
The northern cardinal: handsome and talented
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
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
pine to palm
Pine to Palm champ signs NLI with BSU
Late string of birdies gives Hoge fourth straight PGA Tour card
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
May 19, 2015
Minnesota driver who killed 3 brothers in DWI crash picked up again
LAKEVILLE, Minn. -- A Farmington man who was convicted of killing three brothers in a drunken driving crash 10 years ago has been charged with driving drunk again. Boe Elijah Barlage, 33, was pulled over Thursday night in Lakeville after police received a report about 9:40 p.m....
May 19, 2015 - 8:08am
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