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Body of Moorhead man found in Becker County lake

The body of a Moorhead man was recovered from a Becker County lake yesterday. According to a release from Sheriff Todd Glander, his office was notified of a man not resurfacing Saturday afternoon after struggling to swim out from a Detroit Lakes beach. Twenty-four-year-old Abdimajid Osman Nur was on the lake in an inflatable canoe…


MSA Scholarship opportunity

The Law Enforcement Scholarship Program for this year is now open. According to a release from Beltrami County Sheriff Ernie Beitel, 15 $600 scholarships will be awarded this year from the Minnesota Sheriff’s Association. Scholarships are available to students enrolled in POST Skills Program, in their second year of a two-year law enforcement program, or…


Perham couple killed in motorcycle crash

A Perham couple was killed in a motorcycle crash Sunday evening in Becker County. According to a release from the Becker County Sheriff’s Office, 50-year-old Leonard Holmer was southbound on County Road 39 when he collided with a van. Roy Lattie, 57, White Earth, as the van was turning north onto 39 from Bass Lake…


Keep an eye out for oak wilt

Invasive oak wilt is progressing northward in Minnesota into Cass and Crow Wing counties. To prevent the spread and loss of oak trees to this deadly disease, the Department of Natural Resources is urging residents and visitors in these counties to report suspected oak wilt now through mid-August. “As its name suggests, the telltale sign…


Cass County authorities looking for Brainerd man

The Cass County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a missing Brainerd man. According to a release, 38-year-old Jamie Lucas fled on foot during a traffic stop on July 3, and hasn’t been seen since. Lucas is described as a 6’4”, 180 pound man with brown hair and blue eyes. Lucas went missing in the Outing…

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