highway 34

Residents fighting plan to remove trees along scenic Becker County byway

Highway 34. Becker County, Minn.DETROIT LAKES, Minn. (KVRR/KDLM) – Residents opposed to a plan to eliminate several miles of trees for a highway improvement project in Becker County voiced their concerns during a virtual public meeting. The Minnesota Dept. of Transportation plans to clear portions of trees along the Lakes Country Scenic Byway on Highway 34 as part of a…

Woman Killed While Walking On Highway 34 Identified

OTTER TAIL CO., Minn. — Minnesota State Patrol has released the name of a Wadena woman who died after she was hit by a car early Tuesday morning. They say 27-year-old Amber Gorentz was walking on Highway 34 when she was hit shortly before 2 a.m. west of Dunvilla. The patrol hasn’t said why Gorentz was on the highway. Categories:…

Becker County Deaths Are Ruled Murder-Suicide

The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension on Wednesday said 28-year-old Emma LaRoque fatally shot herself at their home in rural Ogema in Becker County.

OGEMA, Minn. (AP) _ Authorities have identified the three people found dead in northwestern Minnesota as a mother and her two young children. The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension on Wednesday said 28-year-old Emma LaRoque fatally shot herself at their home in rural Ogema in Becker County. The BCA says her children were homicide victims. They are identified as 4-year-old…