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Two hurt in separate crashes on icy Highway 10 east of Lake Park Saturday
MnDOT adopts new mowing/hay baling standard and permit
AgweekTV: Weather outlook
No smoking in public housing? New federal smoke-free rule affects Minnesotans
Man wielding knife is arrested in lobby of Becker County Human Services
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Raiders control tempo in victory over Rebels
Trojans use scoring runs to spoil Hornet opener
Laker dance teams kick off season at home Saturday
Laker boys start season with big home stand and new coaching staff
Two-time defending champs heavy favorites in Class A
Establishing an early homestead in Becker County (Part 2 of 3)
Reacting the christian way
Lakes Area Prayer Wall
First Lutheran Foundation of Detroit Lakes
Friends & Neighbors
It's a farm-fresh family thing: Roasted, Baked in DL set to open
Gas prices up average of three cents in Minnesota
Practical money matters: Focus on credit factors, not credit scores
Tax delinquency list updated
ERA Northland has a new realtor
'World's best tribute to young Elvis' comes to Detroit Lakes Saturday
Area students participating in Concordia Christmas Concerts
Award-winning country artist Phil Vassar coming to Shooting Star Friday
Great American Think-Off solicits questions for anniversary debate
It's beginning to look a lot like...
Lorna M. Schons
Eugene (Gene) A. Nelson
Lorna M. Schons
Dwight E. Teiken
Thanks to teachers for attended Legion Auxiliary Appreciation Tea
Welcome to Washington, Mr. President-Elect
Letter: Osage gun range story should have focused on neighbors
Editorial: Minnesota is second-most charitable state
What goes around comes around?
It's December, bring on the ice fishing!
This is the time to go after trophy muskies
Wanted: More deer hunters in Minnesota
Now is the time to plan a Boundary Waters trip
Lot of activity as autumn turns towards winter
Wearing their hearts on their sleeves: Detroit Lakes siblings launch Arktikos clothing line to help polar bears
Duck for President! No, Farmer Brown!: Mock election, book reading, patriotic crafts and more at museum Saturday
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
Pine to Palm
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
January 29, 2014
DWI bill leaves you reeling
It takes approximately two hours or less to be pulled over and booked for a DWI. But if you’re charged and convicted of a DWI, the repercussions...
January 29, 2014 - 12:05pm
January 15, 2014
Long dark journey to DWI: Reporter takes a mock trip through the process
The process is long, expensive and will not only take a load of money out of your wallet, but also pull your self-esteem down to rock bottom. It’s...
January 15, 2014 - 4:00pm
October 17, 2013
DL man charged with DWI
A Detroit Lakes man is in custody at the Becker County Jail, awaiting an Oct. 21 appearance in Becker County District Court on a felony charge of driving while intoxicated. Bryce Steven Holland, 25, of 1320 Washington Ave., Apt. 105, Detroit Lakes, is also facing a related gross...
October 17, 2013 - 11:30am
August 26, 2013
Moorhead father gets year in jail for DWI with twin daughters in car
MOORHEAD – A Moorhead man was sentenced to almost a year in jail after pleading guilty to child endangerment and drunken driving charges after police say he drove his daughters at speeds up to 100 mph, drinking beers he had them open for him. Thomas Eugene Iverson, 48, pleaded...
August 26, 2013 - 10:39pm
July 27, 2013
Man sentenced for chase, DWI
A Detroit Lakes man was sentenced in Becker County District Court on a felony charge of fleeing a peace officer in a motor vehicle and gross misdemeanor driving while intoxicated. Mark Stephen Jacobson, 56, of 21839 North Pearl Lake Road, Detroit Lakes, was given a stay of adjudication...
July 27, 2013 - 2:00pm
July 17, 2013
Kelliher mayor cited for DWI
KELLIHER -- Mayor Darin Joseph Latterell was cited for DWI last week, according to police. A deputy with the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office stopped Latterell, 40, at 10 p.m. July 13. The traffic stop was initiated because a tail light was out on the vehicle Latterell was...
July 17, 2013 - 4:15pm
June 14, 2013
Northland state trooper pleads guilty to careless driving, avoids DWI
A Minnesota State Patrol trooper who was arrested for allegedly driving under the influence of alcohol on his way to a training session in Duluth pleaded guilty Thursday to careless driving and escaped a DWI conviction, but his law enforcement career remains uncertain. Trooper...
June 14, 2013 - 8:36am
April 19, 2013
Bemidji man gets 4 years for repeat DWI
A Bemidji man who received a probationary sentence after driving drunk, crashing into a vehicle and seriously injuring a Duluth police officer has been sentenced to four years in prison after being convicted of driving drunk again. Duane Klynn Porter, 27, pleaded guilty in March to...
April 19, 2013 - 8:14am
400 arrested for DWI on St. Patrick's Day in Minnesota
The Minnesota Department of Public Safety Office of Traffic Safety reports approximately 400 DWI arrests during St. Patrick’s Day weekend (March 16 and 17). This arrest count is preliminary. The State Patrol reported one fatality on Sunday, it is unknown at this time if alcohol...
March 19, 2013 - 11:22am
March 15, 2013
Expect a 'wee bit' extra DWI enforcement on St. Patrick's Day weekend
ST. PAUL, Minn. — Partygoers are reminded to plan ahead for a sober ride this St. Patrick’s Day weekend as several law enforcement agencies around the state will be adding extra DWI patrols on the roads to prevent alcohol-related crashes. St. Patrick’s Day is historically a...
March 15, 2013 - 8:05am
October 25, 2012
Extra DWI patrols to hit the streets for Halloween party weekend
ST. PAUL -- The scariest thing on Halloween isn't your Zombie NFL Replacement Referee costume, it's drunk driving -- which has resulted in seven deaths and 24 serious, life-altering injuries during Halloween party weekends in the last five years. Minnesota State Patrol troopers,...
October 25, 2012 - 1:04pm
February 5, 2010
Jury finds man guilty in July 4 van crash that killed 4, seriously injured 2
Chad Eric Stewart was found guilty on six felony counts Friday afternoon related to a July 4 crash near Ponsford that killed four people and seriously injured two others. There were tears on both sides of the aisle, and Becker County Sheriff Tim Gordon led about 10 of Stewart's...
February 5, 2010 - 4:29pm
November 27, 2009
Extra DWI enforcement scheduled
To help keep the holiday season safe, Troopers from the Detroit Lakes and Thief River Falls districts of the Minnesota State Patrol will conduct extra DWI patrols as part of a Minnesota-wide crackdown throughout December. The timing of the effort is relevant as December is among...
November 27, 2009 - 2:43pm