Jamie Ann Chilton, 56, of rural Ogema has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony threats of violence and misdemeanor assault. According to court records, on Oct. 8 law enforcement officers were called to the Richwood Store, where Chilton had allegedly threatened a man, claiming to have a gun in her back pocket. She was allegedly on her way towards White Earth in an older black pickup truck.
'Wimpy Kid' book party Thursday at DL Library DETROIT LAKES — The Detroit Lakes Public Library has scheduled a children's event to celebrate the release of 13th book in the popular "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" series. All ages are invited to participate in "Wimpy Kid" themed games and crafts, plus the library will offer giveaways of the new book, "Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Meltdown" by Jeff Kinney. The celebration is planned for this Thursday, Nov. 15, 4-5 p.m., at the Detroit Lakes Public Library, 1000 Washington Ave., and is being offered free of charge.
The Detroit Lakes Middle School Bands will present their Fall Band Concert on Thursday, Nov. 15. The Sixth, Seventh, and Eighth Grade Bands will perform an eclectic variety of music for their first concert of the school year. The performance will include many genres of band literature, from marches — both traditional and concert — to overtures, a sacred slow piece, popular and rock selections, a movie medley, an orchestral transcription, and original programmatic band compositions.
Ashley Jo Mortenson, 31, of Detroit Lakes has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony third-degree controlled substance crime. According to court records, on Oct. 15, agents with the West Central Minnesota Drug and Violent Crime Task Force received confidential reliable information that Mortenson was allegedly traveling from the Minneapolis area towards Becker County with methamphetamines.
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.