FRAZEE

Becker County Man Injured in Officer-Involved Shooting Identified

The sheriff's office did a welfare check Saturday night at a house on County Highway 29, north of Frazee.

UPDATE – The BCA says 44-year-old Brian Hazelton of Burlington Township, Minnesota was shot by Becker County Deputies. He’s been charged with first, second and fourth degree assault and is expected to make his first court appearance next week. Hazelton was released from the hospital on Friday and is in the Becker County Jail. Dep. Daran Borth fired his gun…

DGF, New York Mills Advance in District 9 Tournament

DGF defeated Frazee 5-0, New York Mills took Down Ada 6-4

HAWLEY, Minn. — In the Minnesota District 9 legion baseball Tournament, DGF shutout Frazee in a 5-0 win and New York Mills outlasted Ada in eleven innings to win 6-4. DGF advances to Saturday’s semifinals against Barnesville at 2:30 p.m. and New York Mills moves on to the second semifinal game where they will face the winner of Fertile and…

Fargo Flight Crashes Outside Omaha

Pilot Eugene Puttbrese, of Frazee, Minnesota, says he's sure his single-engine Cessna 150 ran out of fuel around 4 a.m. Friday, and he came down on a residential street.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ Authorities say no one was hurt when a small plane landed in a southwest Omaha neighborhood, a few hundred feet short of a runway at a small airport. Pilot Eugene Puttbrese, of Frazee, Minnesota, says he’s sure his single-engine Cessna 150 ran out of fuel around 4 a.m. Friday, and he came down on a residential…

Dad Drowns While Attempting To Save Child At Dead Shot Bay Day Before Father’s Day

The Becker County sheriff's office says Christopher Schultz jumped into Detroit Lake after his child fell from the bridge

Chris Schultz/GoFundMeDETROIT LAKES, MN — Authorities say a father died while trying to save his 3-year-old child who fell from a bridge into a northwestern Minnesota lake. The Becker County sheriff’s office says Christopher Schultz jumped into Detroit Lake after his child fell from the bridge at Dead Shot Bay on Saturday evening. The sheriff’s office says in a news release…

Man Hit And Killed By Train In Frazee, Minnesota

Police say the investigation continues

BECKER CO., MN — Becker County authorities are also investigating the death of a man who was hit by a train. Officers and deputies responded to the crash in Frazee early this morning and found the body of the male victim. His name was not released. Police say the investigation continues. Categories: Local News, Minnesota News Tags: Becker County, Death, FRAZEE,…

Fundraiser Started for Man Fatally Electrocuted in Frazee

Courtesy: GoFundMeFRAZEE, Minn. – A family friend sets up a GoFundMe for a man who died after being electrocuted in rural Frazee on Monday. Money will go toward Dillon Wilson’s funeral expenses and give financial support for his longtime girlfriend Amber Bauer and their song Waylon. The Becker County Sheriff’s Office says the 25-year-old was helping pour concrete when the pole…

Rural Frazee Man Suffers Accidental Gunshot Wound To His Leg

The Becker County Sheriff's Office got a 911 call Sunday afternoon from 60-year-old Lloyd Bertek

FRAZEE, MN — A rural Frazee, Minnesota man is being treated in Fargo for an accidental self-inflicted gunshot wound. The Becker County Sheriff’s Office got a 911 call Sunday afternoon from 60-year-old Lloyd Bertek. He says he was attempting to de-cock the hammer on a pistol when it fired a bullet into his leg. Bertek was first taken to St. Mary’s…

Perham Man sentenced in Death of Bus Driver

1/2 Richard Fisette Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2 Marlin Miller Show Caption Hide Caption DETROIT LAKES, MN (KFGO KDLM) – A judge has sentenced a Perham man to just over 5 1/2 years in prison for a collision that killed a man who was sitting in his car ahead of his shift as a school bus driver. In January, 39-year-old…

Local Girls Honored With The Prudential Spirit of Community Award

Olivia Allen: Cheney Middle School; Ishika Gupta: Davies High School; Annika Kovar: Perham High School

Two girls who KVRR news has featured for their cultural and fundraising efforts are getting some national attention. Olivia Allen and Ishika Gupta have been recognized as North Dakota’s top youth volunteers of 2019 by the Prudential Spirit of Community Award program. Olivia is a sixth grader at Cheney Middle School. Ishika is a senior at Davies High School. Olivia…

Guilty Plea In Crash That Killed Bus Driver

Thirty-nine-year-old Richard Fisette pleaded guilty to criminal vehicular homicide in the October 29th death of 50-year-old Marlin Miller of Ponsford.

Marlin MillerFrazee, MN (Learfield/KFGO) – A Perham man is admitting he was high on meth and marijuana when he slammed into a parked car in Frazee, killing a bus driver waiting to report for work. Thirty-nine-year-old Richard Fisette pleaded guilty to criminal vehicular homicide in the October 29th death of 50-year-old Marlin Miller of Ponsford. Becker County prosecutors will be…