Becker County

Two Males Go Through Thin Ice On ATV’s In Two Incidents

Both Males Were Able To Get Off The Ice Safely

BECKER COUNTY, Minn. — Two ATV’s went through the ice on lakes in Becker County on Saturday. The first call came in at 3:45 after a male and his ATV went through the ice on Little Cormorant Lake. He made it off the ice safely and didn’t require medical attention. A little over an hour later another male driving an…

K9 Tracks Down Man Who Fled After Pursuit Near White Earth

Cody Eagle Feather Fled Into The Woods Along Becker County 21 on Friday

WHITE EARTH, Minn. — A man is in custody on drug and fleeing charges after running from authorities Friday morning. A White Earth police officer tried to stop 34-year-old Cody Eagle Feather on Becker County 21 around 9 a.m. A pursuit began that ended after six miles when Eagle Feather ditched his vehicle and ran into the woods. A K9…

Becker County Man Charged with Arson in Mobile Home Fire

Nobody was hurt in the fire but the mobile home was destroyed

BECKER COUNTY, Minn. — A man is in custody for arson after fire destroyed a mobile home. Michael Strehlow, 26, is in the Becker County Jail. Authorities say Strehlow knew the people living in the home and was there when the fire started Saturday morning on Highway 10, five miles east of Detroit Lakes. Nobody was hurt in the fire…

New Details Released in Officer-Involved Shooting in Becker County

Minnerath is still recovering in a Fargo hospital

  BECKER COUNTY, Minn. — More details have been released in the officer-involved shooting in Becker County that left a suspect wounded after a high speed chase on Highway 10. Dean Minnerath, 55, was shot by two Becker County deputies on September 28 after they say he got out of his vehicle with a military-style rifle and refused to put…

Identity of Suspect Involved in Becker County Chase Released

Authorities said the chase reached speeds greater than 95 miles per hour

AUDUBON, Minn. — Minnesota BCA officials release details in a high speed chase which sent a suspect to the hospital and closed down Highway 10 for miles. Deputies responded to a call at around 7:25 p.m. on Thursday saying a man threatened to kill people in Cormorant Township before the chase. They tried stopping the vehicle of 55-year-old Dean Minnerath…

Little Information Released on Police Chase, Shooting in Becker County

No officers were injured and their identities are not being released at this time

BECKER COUNTY, Minn. — One person has been taken to a Fargo hospital after a shooting and police chase in Becker County. Sheriff Todd Glander says deputies became involved in a high speed chase in the western part of the county at about 7:30 Thursday night. They used stop sticks on the suspect vehicle and the pursuit ended on Highway…

Officer Involved Shooting In Becker County

Sheriff Todd Glander says deputies became involved in a high speed chase in the western part of the county at about 7:30 Thursday night.

AUDUBON, MN –One person has been taken to a Fargo hospital after a shooting and police chase in Becker County. Sheriff Todd Glander says deputies became involved in a high speed chase in the western part of the county at about 7:30 Thursday night. They used stop sticks on the suspect vehicle and the pursuit ended on Highway 10 just…

UPDATE: One Suspect Taken to Hospital After Shooting, Police Chase in Becker County

Eastbound Lanes of Highway 10 Closed Between Audubon and Detroit Lakes

1/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/4 Show Caption Hide Caption BECKER COUNTY, Minn. — Becker County Sheriff Todd Glander has confirmed that one of the suspects involved in a police chase on Highway 10 has been taken to the hospital with gunshot wounds. Glander said the suspect was taken to…

Governor Dayton Declaring Disasters in Clay, Becker and Norman Counties

Clay County had over $200,000 in damage from storms in June

  MINNESOTA — Governor Dayton is declaring a disaster in Clay, Becker and Norman counties after severe weather has left areas of widespread damage. Tornadoes, hail and heavy rain on July 11th and 12th left damage throughout the counties, especially in Ulen and Detroit Lakes. Buildings in the city, including the school, had damage. City officials say some of the…