DL News Staff
A Detroit Lakes woman received consecutive sentences on two felony charges in Becker County District Court Feb.
A Park Rapids man was sentenced on a felony charge in Becker County District Court Jan. 31. District Judge Waldemar Senyk ordered Shane Pfeifer, 25, of 36313 County Highway 36, serve 81 months in prison, with credit for time served. He was also fined $137. Pfeifer was convicted of first-degree manufacture of a controlled substance. Becker County law enforcement searched his rural residence on Jan. 11, 2005, and discovered assorted items and materials used for the manufacture of methamphetamine, as well as a quantity of meth.
Clancy came to town Tuesday and immediately went to work searching for mercury. He isn't a human.
The Maplewood Veterinary & Animal Hospital Team from Pelican Rapids called the "Lucky Dogs" scored an eight-ender in the second end during league play on Tuesday, Jan. 10, at the Lakes Curling Club in Detroit Lakes. Every sport or game has its signature achievement, an elusive superlative that is dramatically superior or significantly less likely than other feats in that particular sport. The achievements are usually expressed in numerical form.
On Jan. 21, at their regular Board of Trustees meeting, the Becker County Historical Soci-ety elected their 2006 officers. Carolyn Engebretson was elected as president. Duane Fish was elected vice president. Virginia Weston was re-elected secretary. Conrad Ohm was re-elected as treasurer. These officers make up the Executive Committee of the Board. Other Committees that Board members signed up for are Nominating/Recruitment, Building/Facilities, Collections, Events, Education, Development/ Fundraising/Capital Campaign, Board Development, Strategic Planning, Membership, and By-Laws/Policy.
The Becker County Sheriff's Department is investigating a vandalism incident on the Two Inlets snowmobile trail system that injured a snowmobiler. The Forest Riders Snow-mobile Club is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to an arrest in the incident. Sheriff Tim Gordon said a rural Menahga man was injured Jan. 28 when he had to turn his snowmobile off the trail because of a downed tree. The snowmobiler then struck a tree off the trail. Gordon did not disclose who the operator was. Details of the operator's injuries were not available.He was taken to St.
The final month of training is underway at the Joint Readiness Center, Fort Polk, La., for the 1st Brigade Combat Team. In mid-March, the 2,600 members -- men and women -- of the Minnesota Army National Guard will hold their department ceremony and then be deployed to Iraq. The lead-up to the one-year deployment has been filled with six months of extensive training, beginning first at Camp Shelby in Mississippi. The brigade includes members of the 2nd Battalion 136th Infantry, who are headquartered at several Northwest Minnesota armories, including Detroit Lakes, Moorhead and Bemidji.
The second trial date for Hawley Mayor Davis Blakeway was pushed back two months. Blakeway, 29, was scheduled to stand trial Tuesday in Clay County District Court on felony charges of making terroristic threats and second-degree burglary. He pleaded not guilty Dec. 27. The state requested the delay because a witness wasn't available for trial, according to a court spokeswoman. Blakeway's next court appearance is tentatively scheduled for April 11. Blakeway was arrested Nov.
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