Lake Park News


04/05/2018 11:05 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Busy road construction season ahead for MnDOT 

It's hard to believe with all of the snow still on the ground, but road construction season is coming up fast and the Minnesota Department of Transportation has a long list of projects for this year. Projects in our area include installing a traffic light on Highway 10 and County Road 7 in Lake Park, resurfacing Highway 59 from Detroit Lakes to the Becker County line, and replacing the Kennedy bridge deck on Highway 2 in Grand Forks.


03/26/2018 02:02 PM  ~~~Source~~~
3 teens admit to setting fire in former Lake Park Audubon High School 

Saturday morning the Becker County Sheriff's Office received a call saying the door to the gymnasium of the former Lake Park Audubon High School was open and that the building was full of smoke. The Lake Park, Audubon and Hawley fire department all responded and found several active fires in the gymnasium.


03/25/2018 10:48 AM  ~~~Source~~~
180 days in jail for hit-and-run driver from Hastings who killed 10-year-old girl 

A Hastings man has been sentenced to 180 days in jail for a hit-and-run crash that killed a 10-year-old girl sitting on a highway shoulder in near Lake Mille Lacs. Steven L. Meier, 45, was sentenced Friday in Aitkin County District Court after pleading guilty last month to criminal vehicular homicide for killing Caylin Donovan, of Lake Park, Minn., in June 2016 about 10 miles from Garrison.


03/23/2018 10:23 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Body of missing Becker County man found 

The Becker County Sheriff's Office has recovered and identified the body as missing person 29-year-old Eric Hambleton of Lake Park, MN. At approximately 11:00 a.m. on March 23rd, Becker County Sheriff's recovered the body in an area of Spring Creek, in Cormorant Township.