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University of Minnesota medical school dean leaving for Iowa post
Former Minn. hockey coach faces 11 child pornography charges
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John Dunsworth, actor who played Jim Lahey on 'Trailer Park Boys,' dead at 71
PATT RALL COLUMN: Thanks abound at BSU concerts
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Rise and shine
Ben Affleck condemns Harvey Weinstein - then apologizes for groping an actress on MTV
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Fish on the move for fall
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Living with the ladybugs in Minnesota
MASTER GARDENERS: Fall care and pruning those shrubs and trees
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Close encounters with the outdoors world
PAUL NELSON FISHING: Time for a little night fishing
Tom & Linda Peterson
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Imagine you're Princess Kate - it's awful and here's why
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October 30, 2015
Ponsford man sentenced for burning girlfriend alive
ST. PAUL—A Ponsford, Minn., man convicted of murder for setting his girlfriend's unconscious body on fire was sentenced Friday in U.S. District Court in St. Paul. Charles James Jones, 50, was convicted of second-degree murder by a jury on March 10. Jones was sentenced Friday...
October 30, 2015 - 4:33pm
October 9, 2015
UPDATED: Suspect identified in death of 3-year-old boy in Becker County
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – Charges are expected to be brought against a man in the death of a 3-year-old boy, the Becker County Sheriff said in a statement. Sterling Anderson, 23, was arrested in connection with the child's death on Thursday. Formal charges...
October 9, 2015 - 11:40am
September 7, 2015
Three-vehicle crash injures three in Becker County
BECKER COUNTY, Minn. – Three people were hurt in a three-vehicle crash in Becker County on Sunday. The Minnesota State Patrol reports the crash happened at 12:22 p.m. Sunday on Highway 59 near mile marker 259. Paul Kuehn, 47, was stopped in a Chevy Silverado facing northbound...
September 7, 2015 - 3:29pm
August 29, 2015
Osage man arrested after drugs labeled ‘Old Grand Dad Huckleberry’ found in vehicle
DETROIT LAKES -- Joseph Starblanket Martin, 32, of Osage, Minn., has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony fifth-degree controlled substance crime. According to court records, on Aug. 21 a Detroit Lakes police officer pulled him over on Frazee Street after noticing...
August 29, 2015 - 4:01pm
May 30, 2015
Two Becker County puppy mills make ‘horrible 100” list
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. -- Of the three breeders mentioned in the Minnesota breakout of “The Horrible Hundred 2015: Puppy Mills Exposed,” two...
May 30, 2015 - 8:14pm
February 20, 2015
Becker County moves closer to building new jail
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. --After months of talk and trying to decide the next move, Becker County is now taking an “as soon as possible” move toward building a new jail. “We are ready to move forward on the jail again,” Administrator Jack Ingstad said this week during the...
February 20, 2015 - 5:00pm
January 27, 2015
Ogema woman admits guilt in Becker County murder
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – A woman has pleaded guilty in Becker County District Court to the murder of a man found dead on a road 160 feet from his Ogema home last year, the Minnesota Department of Public Safety said on Monday. Jessica Marie Kilde, 33, of Ogema, will be sentenced...
January 27, 2015 - 8:47am
October 7, 2014
Authorities search for missing woman in Becker County
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – Authorities continue to search for a woman who went missing near here Sunday, a Becker County Sheriff’s Office news...
October 7, 2014 - 8:42am
August 20, 2014
Bemidji man accused of chase, squad car theft in Becker County found not guilty by reason of mental illness
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. -- A Bemidji man accused of leading police on a chase after stealing wine from a liquor store and then a deputy’s squad car has been found not guilty by reason of mental illness. Ty Justin Andree, 24, was charged with six felonies and a misdemeanor in the...
August 20, 2014 - 5:06pm
August 16, 2014
Authorities suspect foul play in Ogema death
OGEMA, Minn. – Authorities are investigating a suspicious death in a small Becker County community. The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, the Becker County Sheriff’s Office and the White Earth Tribal Police Department are investigating the death of a man, who...
August 16, 2014 - 4:04pm
July 31, 2014
Detroit Lakes man accused of exchanging nude pictures with teen
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. -- A Detroit Lakes man faces two felony charges in Becker County after allegedly exchanging nude pictures with a 15-year-old girl via Facebook. Dallas Dale Petree, 19, is charged with possessing pornographic work-computer disk/electronic/magnetic/optical...
July 31, 2014 - 1:50pm
July 18, 2014
Rural Vergas man killed in Becker County rollover
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. -- Excessive speed was likely the cause of a rollover that killed a rural Vergas man Thursday morning, according to Becker County sheriff's Sgt. Shane Richards. Kevin James Evans, 57, was driving a minivan north on Becker County Road 17 about 8 a.m....
July 18, 2014 - 10:20am
July 2, 2014
Zebra mussel found in another Becker County Lake
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. -- A zebra mussel has been found in Pickerel Lake near Cotton Lake in central Becker County, and the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources plans to declare the lake infested today. Gary Thompson, owner of Tri-State Diving, said he found a solitary...
July 2, 2014 - 8:55pm
June 27, 2014
Zebra mussels found in Becker County lake
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – Zebra mussels have been discovered in Lake Melissa near Detroit Lakes, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources confirmed Friday. The DNR’s discovery is the first time the invasive species has been found in the Detroit Lakes area, Barry Stratton,...
June 27, 2014 - 12:21pm
May 3, 2014
Becker County boy, 5, dies in skid-steer accident
BECKER COUNTY, Minn. – A 5-year-old boy died Thursday evening in a farm accident south of Wolf Lake, according to the Becker County Sheriff’s Department. It appeared the boy tried to get into a skid-steer loader by crawling between the bucket and the frame of the machine,...
May 3, 2014 - 5:47pm