DL News Staff
A Champlain, Minn., woman was sentenced in Becker County District Court on a felony charge Monday. District Judge Waldemar Senyk stayed adjudication of sentence against Rachel Fairbanks, 23, of 13430 Yorktown Lane, for second-degree assault with a dangerous weapon. Fairbanks must serve 90 days in jail with credit for time served, was fined $500 and must be on supervised probation for up to seven years. Fairbanks stabbed a man in the chest with a knife at a Detroit Lakes residence March 28.
For many Minnesota students, the temptation of free tuition could be the cure for senioritis. Many high school students simply coast to the finish line, and Minnesota Gov.
A Lake Park man received a stay of imposition during sentencing on two charges in Becker County District Court Monday. District Judge Waldemar Senyk credited Kyle Rusness, 22, of 14035 Cha-Lisa Road for 47 days already served. Rusness was fined $1,474 and ordered to make restitution of $755. Rusness was charged with felony motor vehicle theft and misdemeanor driving after revocation for an April 4 incident. Rusness took the vehicle owned by his Minneapolis roommate, who had parked it at the Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport. He then left a note at the apartment stating he took the vehicle.
A Lake Park man was sentenced on a felony charge in Becker County District Court Friday. District Judge Thomas Schroeder stayed execution of a 12-month prison sentence against Harley Pyle, 30, of 19001 160th Avenue, for first-degree intent to manufacture methamphetamine. Pyle must serve six months in jail with credit for time served, was fined $2,215 and was placed on supervised probation for up to 10 years. Becker County law enforcement searched an undisclosed residence after the property owners discovered a methamphetamine lab April 1, 2004.
Myvesta finds the average amount of credit card debt carried by individuals has declined by 11.4 percent. The average American carries $2,328 in credit card debt, down from $2,627 in 2004.
The 19th Annual Convention of the Northwestern Minnesota Synodical Women's Organization of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America was held in Bemidji on June 16 and 17 at the First Lutheran Church. Over 200 women participated in an inspirational time of worship, entertainment and fellowship around the theme, "Shine, Jesus, Shine." During the Friday evening business session, Carla Johnson of Grove Lake Lutheran, Pelican Rapids, was elected vice president and Carla Gauwitz of Calvary Lutheran, Perham was elected secretary. Elected to two year positions on the board were Harriet Heinen,
One of the most frightening things about buying a new or used car is the possibility you just bought a "lemon." But that lemon could be part of a much larger bunch, as some vehicle defects are common to an entire model or manufacturer. When that happens the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) investigates and, when necessary, can issue a recall of the vehicle or part.
A Fargo man made his first appearance in Becker County District Court on a felony charge Monday. District Judge Lisa Borgen set bond at $3,000 against Enes Osmanovic, 19, of 2101 11th Avenue South. His next court appearance is July 10. Osmanovic is charged with receiving stolen property, which carries a maximum penalty of 10 years in prison and/or a $20,000 fine. According to the court complaint, Osmanovic was stopped by a Becker County sheriff's deputy while driving in Detroit Lakes Monday.
The Becker County Humane Society has the following animal that was recently found: young adult, Pomeranian male, on County 29 near Eagle Lake. adult black lab cross male, at Baake Church north of Detroit Lakes. young adult male black cat, half mile from Bakke Church. young adult black with white male cockapoo, Floyd Lake Road. To claim these pets or if interested in adoption, call 847-0511.
A Ponsford woman was sentenced on three charges in Becker County District Court Monday. District Judge Waldemar Senyk stayed execution of a 12-month prison sentence against Joni Levecesque, 24, for felony fourth-degree assault of a peace officer. She must serve 60 days in jail with credit for time served and was fined $1,087. The charge stems from a Jan.