Becker County

Becker County Sheriff’s Office, White Earth Police Investigate Possible Shooting

A second call came in from a homeowner who said there was a man on his deck, saying he had been shot

  BECKER COUNTY, Minn. — At about the same time as the Moorhead shooting, the Becker County Sheriff’s Office was also responding to a shooting call. A call came into dispatch from a man who said he was in White Earth and needed help. A second call came in from a homeowner who said there was a man on his…

Two Men On ATV’s Rescued After Going Through Ice

Height of Land Lake in Becker County, Minnesota

Two men were sent to the hospital in Detroit Lakes after going through the ice on Height of Land Lake in Becker County. The sheriff says 77-year-old Norman Bradow of Fergus Falls and 82-year-old Jerome Genz of Detroit Lakes were treated and released. The men were returning to shore around 6 p.m. after fishing when their ATV’s broke through the…

Naytahwaush Man Dead After Crash in Becker County

His vehicle went in the ditch, hit an approach and came to rest against a tree

BECKER COUNTY, Minn. — A Mahnomen County man is dead after rolling his vehicle seven miles north of Detroit Lakes. The Becker County Sheriff says 41-year-old Marvin Tibbetts, Jr. of Naytahwaush lost control of his vehicle on Highway 21 around 10:30 this morning. His vehicle went in the ditch, hit an approach and came to rest against a tree. Tibbetts…

Young Snowmobiler Injured After Hitting Tree

A 12-year-old boy is hurt after hitting a tree while snowmobiling

  A young Fargo boy was hurt while snowmobiling with his dad. The Becker County Sheriff’s Office and others responded to the accident near Ice Cracking Lake Saturday afternoon around 2. They found a 12-year-old boy had left the trail and hit a tree with his snowmobile. He was airlifted to a Fargo hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The boy’s…