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Two Detroit Lakes group home employees face rape charges
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One-Act Play Contest to be held Jan. 28
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Stillwater resident wins 2018 turkey stamp contest
2017 DNR Roundtable: Keeping what we have
Take A Kid Ice Fishing this weekend
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Itasca State Park offering January snowshoeing events
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Two Detroit Lakes group home employees face rape charges
Two Detroit Lakes group home employees are facing serious sexual assault charges in separate incidents. In the first case, Varfee Kamara, 30, of 2602 18th St. S., Fargo, has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony counts of first- and third-degree criminal sexual...
2 hours 7 min ago
September 28, 2016
Learning from their mistakes
Here's the scenario: A tornado hits the old Pine Point School during the weekly Bingo game. Two cars are left smashed close to the front door,...
September 28, 2016 - 9:52am
February 9, 2015
Becker County opts for 2 more decontamination units to fight aquatic invasive species
By Pippi Mayfield / DL Newspapers DETROIT LAKES, Minn. -- The fight against aquatic invasive species is being stepped up this summer in Becker County. The county will be getting two more decontamination units for this summer’s quest to stop AIS, and the process...
February 9, 2015 - 8:54am
October 10, 2012
Investigation looms as Tim Gordon steps down after 10 years as Becker County sheriff
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. - Becker County Sheriff Tim Gordon resigned Tuesday, saying he plans to retire after more than 34 years with the sheriff's...
October 10, 2012 - 7:49am
April 14, 2012
The scary rise of child abuse in Becker County
The files in Becker County District Court would bring tears to your eyes: A 1½-year-old Waubun girl -- picked up by the hair, thrown on the...
April 14, 2012 - 9:38am
January 4, 2012
Becker County Court security to be upgraded
Jarred into action by the Dec. 15 courthouse shooting of two people in Grand Marais, the Becker County Board is going ahead with stalled plans to upgrade security at the Becker County Courthouse. Cook County Attorney Tim Scannell, 45, and Grand Marais resident Gregory Thompson, 53,...
January 4, 2012 - 4:10pm
June 8, 2011
ATM stolen from Callaway bank
The FBI and the Becker County Sheriff's Department are asking for the public's help in solving the theft of an ATM machine from Midwest Bank in Callaway. The instant cash machine was taken overnight from a lobby area that is always open to the public. The ATM machine was recovered...
June 8, 2011 - 7:26am
April 28, 2011
Woman appears in Becker County court for attacking 2 women
An International Falls woman made her first appearance Tuesday in Becker County District Court on a felony charge of third degree assault. Kasey Lynn Mai, 33, of 3503 Town Home Rd., International Falls, is accused of assaulting two adult women at the Holiday Inn in Detroit Lakes...
April 28, 2011 - 7:48am
August 12, 2010
Becker County has primary election shakeup
An incumbent Becker County commissioner was knocked out of one race and anther commissioner race ended in a virtual tie in Tuesday's primary election. The top two vote-getters in each district move on to the general election in November. In District 2, Commissioner Harry Salminen...
August 12, 2010 - 8:05am
February 11, 2010
Becker County to start burning garbage
The Becker County Board took action Tuesday to finalize its participation in the Prairie Lakes Municipal Solid Waste Authority. The commissioners unanimously passed a resolution authorizing the county's participation in the joint powers agreement with Otter Tail, Todd and Wadena...
February 11, 2010 - 7:33am
Becker County could be affected by stricter EPA rules
FARGO -- Becker County is one of 12 counties in Minnesota that could be affected by stricter pollution rules proposed this week by the Obama...
January 11, 2010 - 7:30am
January 4, 2010
UPDATED: Woman killed on snowmobile northeast of Detroit Lakes identified
A 30-year-old St. Louis Park woman was killed early this morning in a snowmobile accident 10 miles northeast of here, the Becker County Sheriff's Office said. The woman, formerly of Detroit Lakes, was identified as Amanda Ann Bergstrom. Becker County Sheriff Tim Gordon said she apparently...
January 4, 2010 - 7:03am
December 7, 2009
Becker County shoreland resort expansion moratorium lifted
On July 28, the Becker County Board of Commissioners placed a six-month moratorium on the expansion of existing resorts within shoreland districts. That ban was rescinded last week, with the passage of five amendments to the county zoning ordinance. The moratorium was originally...
December 7, 2009 - 7:29am
November 19, 2009
Becker County may buy Detroit Mountain
Could the former local skiing mecca of Detroit Mountain become a county park? That was just one of many possibilities mentioned during an informal discussion of "recreational opportunities" at the site that was held during Tuesday's Becker County Board meeting. County Administrator...
November 19, 2009 - 7:07am
August 5, 2009
Report finds money from Osage church was allegedly given to Bagley
The case of the missing funds from Grace Community Church of Osage is likely one involving a modern day apostolic parable - taking from Peter to pay Paul. Last week Becker County authorities closed a criminal investigation, finding no reason to press charges against former pastor...
August 5, 2009 - 1:01pm