John Florian Keidel, 42, of Lake Park, has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony DWI. According to court records, on Aug. 12 at 6 p.m. a trooper pulled his vehicle over on Highway 34 in Becker County for having illegally-tinted windows. He had a restricted driver's license that invalidated his license upon any use of alcohol.
A 'heritage lake' with no motor boating is among the connected waters The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has identified zebra mussels in two Otter Tail County lakes downstream of West Battle Lake. The DNR discovered several zebra mussels in Molly Stark Lake and Annie Battle Lake during a search.
Maxine Helen Spicer, 69, of Detroit Lakes, has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony third-degree assault and two charges of misdemeanor assault. According to court records, on Aug. 15 she allegedly assaulted an employee at Park Manor apartments, after she was called to the office to discuss her behavior and to be informed she was being evicted.
Donald Jeffrey Helps, 54, of Fergus Falls, has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony fifth-degree controlled substance crime and gross misdemeanor providing a false name to police. According to court records, on Aug. 11 at 6 p.m. a trooper on West Lake Drive in Detroit Lakes pulled over a vehicle for driving 51 mph in a 40 mph zone. Three people were in the car and Helps was a passenger in the rear seat. He was sweating profusely and a hypodermic needle was allegedly in the officer's view behind the front driver's seat.
With the first performance of the Detroit Lakes Public Schools fall musical "Mary Poppins" now just a little over a month away, on Thursday, Nov. 1, the full cast list for this "supercalifragilisticexpialidocious" musical adventure has just been announced by director Kathy Larson. Congratulations to the following Detroit Lakes Public Schools students for earning the following roles (in order of appearance): • Bert: Caleb McKenzie • George Banks: Grant Fritch-Gallatin • Winifred Banks: Maren Goldstein • Jane Banks: Hannah Barberg
MAURSTAD — Niingozis Blukingzton; born September 4, 2018, weighing 9 pounds, 3 ounces, to Lacey Clark and Marcus Maurstad Sr. GIERE — Grayson Randall Erdman; born September 5, 2018, weighing 7 pounds, 15.4 ounces, to Kelsey Wilberg and Nathan Giere. WEAVER — Paisleigh Skye; born September 8, 2018, weighing 7.12 pounds, to Mariah Weaver. FILLER — Easton Douglas; born September 10, 2018, weighing 6 pounds, 9.2 ounces, to Heather Loberg and Zachary Filler.
The Detroit Lakes Breakfast Rotary Club's incoming president, Paul Muckenhirn, and outgoing president Josh Hochgraber recently got together with Pat Petermann, executive director of the Boys & Girls Club of Detroit Lakes, and board member Rick Michaelson to present the club with a $20,000 check.
Two-time Grammy Award nominee Lee Brice will perform live at Mahnomen's Shooting Star Casino, Hotel and Event Center this Friday, Sept. 21 at 8 p.m. Tickets start at $30 and are on sale now. They can be purchased by phone at 1-800-313-SHOW (7469), online at www.StarCasino.com/tickets , or via the "Buy Tickets" tab on Shooting Star's Facebook page: www.Facebook.com/ShootingStarCasino .
Isaiah James Gray, 21, of Bagley, has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony first-degree burglary. A second charge of felony first-degree burglary was dropped in a plea agreement. According to court records, Gray was one of two men who broke into a Becker County home and threatening residents with a gun in the early morning hours of Dec. 15, 2016. At 5:45 a.m. that day, the second man told Gray he had to take care of some business in White Earth. Gray drove him to a home where he picked up a shotgun, and then drove him to a residence on County Road 21.
Michelle Danielle Faifer, 21, of Labadie, Missouri, has had a felony drug crime dismissed in Becker County District Court after meeting all conditions for dismissal set down by the court. According to court records, the white Chevy Cavalier she was driving was pulled over by a trooper near Detroit Lakes on Aug. 7, 2015, during the WE Fest country music festival.