Becker County News


05/22/2018 05:47 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Pequot Lakes High School Trap Shoot - Week 4 

Pequot Lakes remains on top of 9 schools in Conference after 3 weeks of competition within the MN State Clay Target League. 9 Patriot Boys are in the Top 25 led by Matthew Fabian with a 23.3 average.


05/14/2018 01:48 PM  ~~~Source~~~
May 12, 2018 - 

DETROIT LAKES, Minn.-An Alexandria, Minn., man was arrested Saturday, May 12, after a high-speed chase through Becker County.


05/13/2018 09:51 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Driver arrested following high-speed chase in Becker County Sunday, May 13 

Detroit Lakes, MN - An Alexandria, Minnesota man was arrested after leading authorities in Becker County on a high-speed chase Saturday afternoon. The Becker County Sheriff's Office says just after 1:45 p.m., they received a complaint of an erratic driver swerving all over State Highway 34. A deputy located the vehicle traveling west on Hwy 34 near Detroit Lakes.


05/05/2018 03:41 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Trustee goes after McMartin's parents: Alleges fraud, $2M in "insider" transfers 

At issue in a recent court action in the McM Inc. bankruptcy include transactions between McM and Ronald McMartin Sr. and and the Island Lake Irrevocable Trust property his son, Ron McMartin Jr., developed near Detroit Lakes, Minn. Photo taken Dec. 16, 2017, in Becker County, Minn., northeast of Detroit Lakes, Minn.


05/03/2018 12:24 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Woman airlifted to Fargo hospital after Becker County crash Thursday, May 3 

Detroit Lakes, MN - A 59-year-old Blackduck, Minnesota woman was seriously injured in a crash in Becker County, Minnesota Wednesday morning.


04/22/2018 04:56 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Our View: Court rulings, uncertain gains 

And, State Auditor Rebecca Otto has the right to conduct county audits regardless of whether counties have hired private firms to do them. Other than, as Otto has said the court "provided some very important clarifications for everybody," we're not sure what was gained.


04/22/2018 12:37 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Late-night highway crash near northern Minnesota resort kills 2, injures 2 others 

A single-vehicle crash near a northern Minnesota resorted killed two people and injured two others, authorities in Becker County said. The wreck occurred about 1:50 a.m. Friday along County Hwy.