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Update: Rural Ogema man found alive

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. (KVRR) – The Becker County Sheriff’s Office says the search for a missing Ogema man is over. Authorities say 82-year-old James Mulari was found Monday, several miles north of Greenbush, Minn. Mulari was last seen in the Park Rapids area at around 5:30 p.m. Sunday. The sheriff’s office is in the process of reuniting Mulari with his…

Two killed in Becker County crash

SHELL LAKE TOWNSHIP, MN — Two people were killed after a Sunday evening crash involving a van and a motorcycle. According to the Becker County Sheriff’s office, at approximately 7:28 p.m. on August 2, 2020 a crash occurred at the intersection of County Highway 39 and Bass Lake Road north of Snellman in Shell Lake Township. A motorcycle driven by…

Fish House Provided For Veterans And First Responders Burglarized

The Becker County sheriff says locks were cut to gain entry

BECKER COUNTY, MN —┬áThe Patriot House Ice Castle on Little Detroit Lake was broken into over the weekend. The Becker County sheriff says locks were cut to gain entry and the area around the trailer was vandalized. An ice auger and fish locaters were stolen. The burglary is believed to have happened between 8 Friday night and Saturday. The Patriot…

UPDATE: Man Killed in Audubon, MN Shooting Identified

The Becker County Sheriff's Department confirmed the man under arrest is Michaelray Ericthomas Mason

Michaelray Ericthomas Mason has been arrested.UPDATE: The Becker County Sheriff’s Office says 35-year-old Steven Lafazia died in the shooting in Audubon on Tuesday. He has no permanent address. Michaelray Ericthomas Mason of Audubon has been charged with 2nd degree murder. The investigation is ongoing. AUDUBON, MN — A man is dead and another is in custody after a shooting in…

Former Lake Park, MN Police Chief Dies In Hunting Incident

Becker County Sheriff Todd Glander confirms a man killed in a hunting-related incident over the weekend was former Lake Park Police Chief Jay Nelson.

DETROIT LAKES, MN — The Becker County Sheriff released details on the death of former Lake Park Police Chief Jay Nelson. In a release from the Sheriff’s Department, the Sheriff’s Office received a report of a deceased male in a vehicle on a logging trail 1/2 mile east of Yellowhead Trail around 6:09 p.m. on November 10. Emergency responders identified…

Two Dead After Single Vehicle Crash In Becker County

The names of the two people who were killed is being withheld pending family notification.

SOUTH ROUND LAKE TOWNSHIP, MN — The Becker County Sheriff’s Office reports two are dead after a single vehicle crash on County Highway 35, west of Ice Cracking Lodge. The crash happened around 1:52 a.m. on Friday, April 20. The names of the two people who were killed is being withheld pending family notification. Two other people in the vehicle…

Arrests Made In Weekend Arson Fires in Lake Park, MN

Fire departments from Lake Park, Audubon and Hawley responded to find several active fires in the gym.

LAKE PARK, MN — Lake Park, MN Police say three juveniles are facing charges after a weekend fire and vandalism at the former Lake Park Audubon High School. Saturday, March 24, at around 11:17 a.m. the Becker County Sheriff’s Office received a call from a passer by that the door to the gymnasium was open and smoke was pouring out….

Missing Becker County Man

29 year old Eric Hambleton has been missing since 3/15/2018.

BECKER COUNTY, MN — The Becker County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the publics help in finding a missing man. Eric Sheldon Hambleton, age 29, was last seen near Cormorant Village on 3/10/2018. Hambleton’s family reported him missing on 3/15/2018. If you have information on Hambleton please contact the Becker County Sheriff at 218-847-2661. Categories: Local News, Minnesota News, News…

Three In Custody After Fatal Hit and Run

The victim was struck on Pow Wow Hwy. east of Pine Point.

DETROIT LAKES, MN (KFGO) – Three people were taken into custody after a hit-and-run in Becker County where a 21 year-old man died. The victim was struck on Pow Wow Hwy. east of Pine Point. He was Joshua Jones of Ponsford. Deputies later located a car in Pine Point where the three people were found. It was reported shortly before…