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Polk County man assaults woman, holds her against her will for 11 hours, police say
Bemidji Community Food Shelf to be closed Dec. 26
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MEN'S BASKETBALL: Beavers ousted late by Moorhead
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Dragons double up BSU
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BHS wrestlers finish eighth at Brainerd
Eleanor Ann Breuer
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After offending American Indians, Ralphie May backs Standing Rock
Chorale to bring 'Peace' to Bemidji
Art classes scheduled
PATT RALL COLUMN: Singing and dancing toward Christmas
A few new twists: Madrigal Dinners to satirize politics
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Winter here, ice fishing will start soon
Where to fish when the lakes freeze: Numerous destinations within a few hours’ drive
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Northwest Minnesota deer kill up from last year
Christmas bird count at Rydell refuge
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Johnson anniversary celebration
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Tags: Detroit Lakes
May 5, 2015
Fargo man accused of assaulting officer
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. -- A Fargo man is accused of assaulting a Detroit Lakes police officer Monday evening. Police Chief Tim Eggebraaten said officers were investigating a stalking case and had handcuffed a suspect. While officers were doing a pat-down, the suspect managed to...
May 5, 2015 - 7:09pm
April 20, 2015
New hotel is legal, ethical wasp’s nest in Detroit Lakes
Who would have thought it would be so controversial for the city of Detroit Lakes to follow its long-range plan? One key aspect of the plan is a hotel on the corner of Washington Avenue and West Lake Drive, across from the Pavilion on City Beach. A developer has...
April 20, 2015 - 11:39am
April 15, 2015
Despite possible DNR lawsuit, Detroit Lakes approves hotel project
DETROIT LAKES -- A controversial hotel, condominium and restaurant project at the corner of West Lake Drive and Washington Avenue was approved by the Detroit Lakes City Council Tuesday night — despite threatened litigation by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. On a...
April 15, 2015 - 10:28am
April 14, 2015
DNR threatens to sue Detroit Lakes if city council approves new hotel near beach
Concerned about runoff into Little Detroit Lake and other zoning issues, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is threatening legal action against Detroit Lakes if the city council approves the Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Hotel project near the beach. The new...
April 14, 2015 - 11:10am
April 10, 2015
SOFTBALL: Lumberjacks earn split against Detroit Lakes, Thief River Falls
BEMIDJI — The Bemidji girls softball team hosted Detroit Lakes and Thief River Falls on Friday for the team’s second and third games of the...
April 10, 2015 - 11:10pm
February 16, 2015
It’s too cold to plunge into Detroit Lake for annual plunge
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. -- In a rare occurrence during its 19-year history, the Polar Fest Plunge into the icy waters of Detroit Lake has been postponed until Feb. 28. The plunge, which is the Detroit Lakes Boys & Girls Club’s biggest annual fundraiser, will be at 1 p.m. on...
February 16, 2015 - 9:13am
January 29, 2015
Jailhouse phone call leads to more prison time for Detroit Lakes man
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. -- A jailhouse phone call led police to meth stashes that has landed a 34-year-old Detroit Lakes man in prison for more than 13 years. Eric Christopher Bakke was first charged with two felonies of fleeing a police officer in a vehicle and driving after cancellation....
January 29, 2015 - 8:51pm
November 3, 2014
Detroit Lakes bar damaged in Sunday fire
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – Fire has destroyed a popular Detroit Lakes bar. A call came in around 2 p.m. Sunday reporting a fire...
November 3, 2014 - 10:49am
August 12, 2014
Autopsy says Detroit Lakes woman died of strangulation
MENAHGA, Minn. -- A Detroit Lakes woman whose body was found outside a Menahga home last month died of strangulation, according to her death certificate. Family members found 32-year-old Kelly Marie Lund dead in a tent on her brother’s lawn the morning of July 12. She...
August 12, 2014 - 7:57pm
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 26, 2014
LEGION BASEBALL: Moorhead eliminates Bemidji from Sub State tourney
PERHAM — The Bemidji Post 14 American Legion baseball team survived the first of two elimination games Saturday afternoon at the Minnesota...
July 26, 2014 - 10:10pm
July 14, 2014
Officials ID Detroit Lakes woman found dead Saturday in Menahga
MENAHGA, Minn. – A woman found dead in a home in Menahga on Saturday has been identified by law enforcement. Kelly Marie Lund, 32, of Detroit Lakes, was found dead shortly before 9 a.m. at a home on the 300 block of Third Street NW in Menahga, according to a news release...
July 14, 2014 - 9:47am
April 30, 2014
Former Becker County sheriff agrees to plea deal
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. -- A plea agreement has been reached in the case against former Becker County Sheriff Tim Gordon, who is accused of swindling the public by selling the sheriff’s office a used boat and passing it off as new. Under the deal, which is pending a judge’s...
April 30, 2014 - 8:33am
April 25, 2014
Two men sought in armed robbery of Detroit Lakes tobacco shop
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. -- Police were seeking two men after an armed robbery Thursday afternoon at DL Tobacco in Detroit Lakes. A young Detroit Lakes woman said she and a friend were at the counter ready to make a purchase when two young men entered the store and partially...
April 25, 2014 - 8:41am
April 12, 2014
Detroit Lakes woman accused of endangering kids while driving drunk
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. -- A Detroit Lakes woman faces several criminal charges after driving drunk with children in the vehicle, authorities said. Taynee Lee Lohnes, 24, was charged in Becker County District Court with felony drug possession, along with two gross misdemeanor...
April 12, 2014 - 4:50pm