DL News Staff
Six people were arrested after over $11,000 in cash and approximately $30,000 worth of heroin was seized when the White Earth Tribal Police executed a search warrant in Waubun. The case remains under investigation. Assisting the police were the Paul Bunyan Drug Task Force, the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, the Bureau of Indian Affairs, the Headwaters Safe Trails Task Force, the West Central Drug Task Force, the Mahnomen County Sheriff's Office, and the Waubun Police Department.
Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN — Registration is now open for AIS Detectors, a new volunteer network and science-based training program launched by the Minnesota Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center in partnership with University of Minnesota Extension. Participants will learn how to properly identify and report new findings of aquatic invasive species such as starry stonewort, zebra mussels, round goby, and others.
Frankie Ballard will play at the Detroit Lakes city beach on July 15 as part of the 2017 Water Carnival.
A newer and insidious scam whose targets were once exclusively private-sector businesses is now being used against nonprofit organizations and school districts, according to Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota (BBB).
When two vehicles hit head-on at the intersection of Highway 59 and County Road 6 just after 4 p.m. Wednesday, employees of the County 6 BP & Bait had a front row seat to the accident and dialed 911. One employee of the gas station said he heard a loud bang, not realizing where the noise was coming from until he looked up and saw what appeared to be a car doing a 360 before coming to a stop. The car collided with an SUV, and both front ends of the vehicles were smashed in.
As part of the Stars Among Us program, LeadingAge Minnesota honored district caregivers of the year at their LeadingAge Minnesota Institute held on February 8-10, 2017. These awards shine a spotlight on the dedicated people who make a difference in the lives of aging Minnesotans around the state. Wendy Johnson in housing and resident services at Essentia Health-Lincoln Park was awarded the Caregiver of the Year Award for District C.
(Text is taken as-printed in archived Tribune papers) Thursday, March 8, 1990 (27 years ago) Not many people would look for a gas station in the basement of a museum. But when that gas station is the Smallest Gas Station in the World, and the museum is in Becker County, nothing could make more sense.
The Detroit Lakes Police Department is asking for help identifying two individuals who are persons of interest in a theft case. The police department posted surveillance images of the two individuals to their Facebook page Tuesday evening, prompting anyone who can identify them to contact Sergeant Robert Strand at the Detroit Lakes Police Department--218-846-3240.
At approximately 5:20 p.m. Sunday, the Becker County Sheriff's Office responded to a report of a snowmobile crash on Many Point Lake, where Christopher Maloney, 41, of Felton, MN, was riding his snowmobile, lost control, and was thrown from the sled. Emergency responders transported Maloney from the lake to a helicopter, which airlifted him to a Fargo hospital. The extent of his injuries are still unknown; and the crash remains under investigation.
Andrew Lessin is Don's Service Center's newest service advisor. With previous experience working at Tires Plus, Lessin hopes to bring a "familiar face" to Don's Service Center, where he gets to do what he loves. "I am glad to be back doing what I enjoy," he said. Lessin is from Detroit Lakes, and he has a daughter named Mackenzie.