White Earth News


11/29/2018 07:57 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Manslaughter charge: shell casing, bullet tie suspect to death of former Lake Park police chief 

A shell casing, footprints and a cigarette butt found several hundred yards from the body of a former Lake Park, Minn., police chief on Nov. 10 in rural Becker County led officials to the man now charged with manslaughter.


11/28/2018 10:12 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Police arrest man in ex-police chief fatal shooting 

Authorities have made an arrest in an apparent hunting accident that killed a former police chief in northwestern Minnesota earlier this month. The Becker County Sheriff's Office and White Earth Tribal police arrested a 54-year-old rural Ogema man in the Nov. 10 shooting death of 53-year-old Jay Clayton Nelson.


11/22/2018 02:06 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Bar Buzz: Tribal flags installed 

Faron Jackson, right, chairman of the Leech Band of Ojibwe, hands his tribal flag to Judge David Piper. Representatives from the White Earth Nation and the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe presented their tribal flags for installation in the newest courtroom at the Juvenile Justice Center that will be used for most cases under the Indian Child Welfare Act .


11/12/2018 04:03 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Autopsy: Former Minnesota police chief died from gunshot wound in hunting-related incident1 hour ago 

Authorities are asking for the public's assistance in an investigation into the apparent hunting-related death of Jay Clayton Nelson, the Becker County Sheriff's Office said in a news release.