OGEMA

Drug Investigation On White Earth Reservation Results In Charges

Multiple Agencies Seized Heroin, Cash and Vehicles

Four people have been charged in a massive drug investigation in west central Minnesota. 34-year-old Steven Gant of Plymouth, 29-year-old Dylan Warren of Ogema, 32-year-old Jameson Jackson of Mahnomen and 30-year-old Joni Bush of Mahnomen all face drug charges. Multiple agencies investigated the flow of heroin to the White Earth Reservation, Becker and Mahnomen counties. They seized $5,200 in heroin,…

Man Killed In Trench Collapse Identified

Man Was Working On A Farm Near Richwood, Minnesota

BECKER CO., Minn. — We now know the name of a man killed in a trench collapse in Becker County on Friday. Authorities say he was 25-year-old Donovan Weber of Ogema. Weber became trapped in the trench at a farm near Richwood, Minnesota when the trench suddenly collapsed. Co-workers attempted to free him from the trench. After lifesaving efforts were…

Ogema Man Sentenced in Killing of Three-Year-Old

The charges stem from the October 2015 death of Steven Warren at the couple's home on the White Earth Indian Reservation

  OGEMA, Minn. — A man who pleaded guilty in the fatal beating of his girlfriend’s 3-year-old son has been sentenced to 30 years in prison. Sterling Andersen, 24, of rural Ogema, avoided a possible life prison term by pleading guilty to second-degree murder. The charges stem from the October 2015 death of Steven Warren at the couple’s home on…