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Fire Marshal Investigating Cause of Fire at Cenex in Mahnomen

CENEX 2 112121 CENEX 3 112121 CENEX 4 112121 CENEX 6 112121 MAHNOMEN, Minn. (KVRR) — The State Fire Marshal is investigating the cause of a fire at Community Co-op Cenex in Mahnomen. The fire broke out Saturday afternoon and fire officials say it spread throughout the roof. Multiple fire departments responded to the store at the intersection of Highways…

Two Wanted Men Both Spotted At Same Mahnomen Apartments

Both Men Were Arrested After Leaving With Other People

MAHNOMEN, Minn. — Two wanted suspects are taken into custody after a surveillance operation at Riverland Apartments in Mahnomen, Minnesota. Deputies saw 30-year-old Charles Ortley get into a vehicle with two females on Saturday afternoon. He was stopped and arrested on Highway 59. Ortley is a suspect in a shooting in Minneapolis. While the building was under surveillance they also…

Arrest Made In Fatal UTV Crash Last Month In Becker County

36-year-old Aaron Pelham of Waubun was arrested Monday

Aaron PelhamBECKER CO., MN — Authorities have arrested the driver involved in a fatal UTV crash last month in Becker County. 36-year-old Aaron Pelham of Waubun was arrested Monday and is in the Becker County Jail with formal charges pending. Pelham was driving a 1999 Mercury Marquis which crashed into a UTV driven by 27-year-old Michael Tibbetts of Ogema. He…

Mahnomen-Waubun Honored as 2019 MN Football Community of the Year

MAHNOMEN & WAUBUN, Minn. – The Vikings congratulate Mahnomen-Waubun as the 2019 Minnesota Football Community of the Year. Shooting Star Casino hosted a free breakfast and a replay of the Class A State Championship game where the Thunderbirds beat BOLD 22 to 21 on Friday. Vikings Defensive End Stephen Weatherly and offensive tackle Rashad Hill mingled with players and fans and…

Waubun School Lockdown Lifted After Report of Person With Weapon

WAUBUN, Minn. – Waubun High School was under lockdown for nearly three hours Tuesday because of a report of a person with a gun near the building. The Mahnomen County Sheriff’s Office says the Becker County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call around 11:00 AM. White Earth Police, the Mahnomen County Sheriff’s Office and Minnesota State Patrol responded and the school…

One Man is Dead After Rollover in Becker County

58-year-old Lester Ashton of Waubun, Minnesota was killed in crash

BECKER COUNTY, Minn. — One man is dead after rolling his vehicle in Becker County over the weekend. It happened shortly after 8 a.m. Saturday. The Becker County Sheriff’s Office says 58-year-old Lester Ashton of Waubun, Minnesota was driving on County Road 158 near a public access road when he rolled his vehicle. He was ejected and pronounced dead at…

Trailer House Destroyed By Fire In Ogema, Minnesota

still waiting to hear if anyone was hurt and the cause of the fire

Waubun Volunteer Fire Department/Facebook OGEMA 1 OGEMA 2 OGEMA 4 OGEMA, Minn. — A trailer house in Ogema, Minnesota was destroyed by fire. These pictures were shared by the Waubun Volunteer Fire Department on Facebook. Damage was extensive. The walls are all gone and you can see right through the house. We have contacted a number of agencies but are…

Play of the Week Nominees: March 16

WATCH THE NOMINEES FOR THE D.J. COLTER - KEN KRAFT HIGH SCHOOL PLAY OF THE WEEK

FARGO, N.D. — The old cliché of defense winning championships comes true all too often. This week’s nominees for the DJ Colter – Ken Kraft High School Play of the Week feature defense turning into offense. Maggie Steffen for Red River girls basketball wastes no time scoring back-to-back buckets, scoring before stealing the inbound and scoring again. In play No. 2,…