Tagged becker county


Search ends for missing hunter, found dead

The Becker County Sheriff’s Office reports that a missing hunter’s body was found around 8:30 this morning. According to the original release, 58-year-old Paul Sandstrom of Blaine was last seen around 3:45 p.m. Sunday afternoon, in the Gardner and Bad Medicine lakes area, in northern Becker County. He was supposed to meet the rest of…


Ogema woman killed in Becker County crash

A 36-year-old Ogema woman was killed a single-vehicle crash in Becker County Saturday morning. According to a release from the Becker County Sheriff’s Office, 36-year-old Jessica Hanks of Ogema was pronounced dead at the scene. The preliminary crash investigation indicates Hanks was westbound on County Road 138 and did not stop at the intersection of…


Moorhead man killed in motorcycle crash

A Moorhead man was killed in a motorcycle crash Saturday night in Becker County. According to a release from Sheriff Todd Glander, deputies responded to the scene northeast of Lake Park around 9:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 22. The driver, identified as 45-year-old Eric Jeffrey Leroux of Moorhead, was found unresponsive. Life saving measures were unsuccessful…


Two-year-old killed in Becker County house fire

The Becker County Sheriff’s Office has identified the two-year-old child killed in a house fire north of Detroit Lakes. According to a release, the fire was reported early Saturday morning after midnight, with the initial report indicating there were two people trapped inside the house. Upon deputy arrival, the house was fully engulfed in flames…


One shot, one stabbed in White Earth incident

One man was stabbed and another was shot in an incident in White Earth Monday. According to a release from the Becker County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded around 10:30 p.m. to a call reporting a stabbing at a White Earth residence. The suspect reportedly left the scene and was heading to Detroit Lakes. During a…

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