Becker County could be next to raise Tobacco Purchase age to 21

JT Thaden | Nov 29, 2018 AT 9:13 am

Last year, city councils in Detroit Lakes and Perham voted not to pursue an ordinance, citing enforcement and many convenience stores just across city borders as a couple of the main concerns​.

Central Minnesota Man charged for leaving Bloody Dear Carcasses on Car Hoods

JT Thaden | Nov 29, 2018 AT 8:51 am

Prosecutors have charged a central Minnesota man with a gross misdemeanor but not a hate crime for allegedly having his teenage son dump bloody deer carcasses on the hoods of two cars owned by Somali-American men.

Officer-Involved Shooting in Bemidji leaves one Person Dead

JT Thaden | Nov 29, 2018 AT 8:38 am

During the traffic stop the rear passenger was in possession of a handgun; the officer began to struggle with the suspect for control of the handgun.

Ogema Man Arrested in Becker County Shooting Death of Former Lake Park Police Chief

Carol McCarthy | Nov 28, 2018 AT 6:45 pm

An Ogema man has been arrested in the November 10th shooting death of the former Lake Park Police Chief in rural Becker County.

High-Risk Sex Offender Living in Park Rapids

JT Thaden | Nov 28, 2018 AT 2:53 pm

Allen Wagner, 39 will be living near Hwy. 71 and Co. Rd. 40 beginning Thursday, Nov. 29.