DL News Staff
A White Earth man was sentenced in Becker County Court after being found guilty of felony fourth degree assault on a peace officer. Wallace William Weaver, 44, was sentenced to 19 months in prison, which was stayed for five years. He will instead spend 180 days in jail and pay a $1,000 fine. Weaver was arrested May 11 after authorities responded to reports of a burglary on White Earth. A witness reportedly watched Weaver break into a trailer before wal
A Detroit Lakes man made his initial court appearance after police say he took a stranger’s vehicle for “joy ride”, returning it damaged and empty on gas. Andrew John Dahlstad, 21, was charged with felony theft of a vehicle stemming from an incident that occurred on Sept.
Three people were injured in a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Highway 10 and Highway 106 Friday in Otter Tail County. Danielle M. Hessig, 24, of Ottertail, Devlin J. Hessig, 26, of New York Mills and Thomas J. Larson, 62, of Wyndmere, N.D., all suffered non-life-threatening injuries, according to the State Patrol. Elias D.
PERHAM, Minn. – The driver of a Ford pickup truck died Monday when the horse trailer he was pulling had a mechanical failure, causing his truck to roll, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. Dennis Pedersen, 51, of Fergus Falls was eastbound on Highway 10 west of Perham when a mechanical problem with his horse trailer caused the truck and trailer to roll over at about 5 p.m. Pedersen was ejected from the truck and died at the scene.
Frazee’s Oktoberfest is Oct. 5 and will feature plenty of German food and dancing. Sponsored by the Frazee Area community Club, the 18th annual Oktoberfest celebration, which goes from noon to 8 p.m., is in the Frazee Event Center.
A Detroit Lakes man made his initial court appearances in two separate cases involving the same incident. Eric Christopher Bakke, 34, was first charged with two felonies of fleeing a police officer in a vehicle and driving after cancellation. Charges stem from an incident that happened Aug.
Join the celebration on Saturday, Sept. 27, as Frazee becomes an ofﬁcial Trail Town on the North Country National Scenic Trail. Joining communities as far-spread and diverse as Canastota, N.Y., Dayton, Ohio, and Solon Springs, Wis., Frazee has earned official status as a gateway to America’s longest National Scenic Trail. The public is invited to the dedication beginning at 10:30 a.m. at the corner of Lake Street and Main Street by the Hostel Hornet.
Maplewood State Park is celebrating the fall color season. The park’s 9,250 acres are known for its hardwood trees including the sugar maple, basswood, American elm, and oak. These trees are beginning to provide a beautiful display of fall colors. There is no better view than from the top of Hallaway Hill which overlooks Lake Lida.
The Western Minnesota Steam Threshers Reunion has been an enormous, live-museum attraction right outside of Rollag since 1954. It not only brings in hundreds of old-time demonstrations and exhibits, but several thousands of people throughout the Labor Day weekend. Barns, livestock, outbuildings and busy little pioneer-style villages are spread throughout the 210 acres. DL NEWSPAPERS/Paula Quam
A Ponsford woman and Detroit Lakes man made their first court appearances in Becker County District Court after police allegedly found drugs in the vehicle they were in. Sara Jacqueline Annette, 27, of Ponsford and Paul Anthony Smith, 44, of Detroit Lakes were arrested after an incident that happened Aug. 14.