MOORHEAD — Legendary rock 'n' roll band Chicago will perform at Moorhead's Bluestem Amphitheater next spring. Promoter Jade Presents announced Friday, Nov. 9, that the group will play a 7 p.m. show at the amphitheater, located at 801 50th Ave. SW, Moorhead, on Friday, May 10.
Andrew James Varno, 20, of Detroit Lakes has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony receiving stolen property. According to court records, on Oct. 31 a Becker County man reported his gray van had been stolen. The next day, a sheriff's investigator located the van at a Detroit Lakes business. Varno had allegedly sold the van to the business, and he was arrested that same day when he returned to the business with more items to sell.
Anthony Mark Vogt, 53, of rural Detroit Lakes has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony first-degree arson. According to court records, at 6:52 p.m. on Sept. 1, a sheriff's sergeant responded to a house fire in rural Becker County. Upon arrival, he noted a large amount of smoke coming from the house, but no flames. A citizen who had called 911 said they were driving by and saw the smoke coming from the mobile home. They pulled up, saw two windows were broken out, and called 911.
AHO — Ellie Mae; born October 30, 2018, weighing 9 pounds, 7 ounces, to Sarah and Timothy Aho. HASSE — Liam Robert; born November 2, 2018, weighing 7 pounds, 3.7 ounces, to Rebecca and Shane Hasse.
Some Frazee FFA members attended the Fall Rally at Maplelag on Sept. 26. Frazee's officer team performed a demonstration and placed third among many great teams from the region. Becca Simmon also received Reporter of the Day honors. The first Career Development Event (CDE) competition was held on Oct. 10. The Frazee teams all did very well and placed quite high.
Cynthia Melanie Crosby, 58, of Detroit Lakes has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony fifth-degree controlled substance crime. According to court records, on Feb. 15, 2017, she was waiting at the Detroit Lakes Amtrak station to pick up a passenger being watched by the West Central Minnesota Drug and Violent Crime Task Force. Law enforcement had been informed that a person was bringing a large quantity of meth on the train to Detroit Lakes early that morning.
Wayne Alvin Archer, 61, of Detroit Lakes has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony check forgery. According to court records, on May 10 a woman cashed a $200 fraudulent check at the Midwest Bank branch in the Detroit Lakes Walmart. A second woman also passed a $200 fraudulent check at the same location. The victim' name was forged on both checks.
Ruben Gonzales Jr., 29, of Perham has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony fifth-degree controlled substance crime. According to court records, on Jan. 20 Frazee police were called to the All in All convenience store on a complaint that a man was "tweaking out" and making other customers uncomfortable.
John Michael Duel, 25, of Detroit Lakes has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony domestic assault, strangulation. Felony charges of domestic assault and third-degree assault, substantial bodily harm, were dropped in a plea agreement.
Crystal Lynn Grant, 40, of Ottertail has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony check forgery. According to court records, she allegedly used old checkbooks to forge checks in Otter Tail, Wadena and Becker counties. On Oct. 8, District Judge Doug Clark issued a summons for her to appear in court Oct. 22.