The State Patrol is urging drivers in northern Otter Tail and southern Becker counties to be extra cautious Monday morning as freezing rain has made roadways treacherous.
A northern Minnesota man died Thursday morning, officials said, after he was thrown from a van that had rolled several times. Fifty-seven-year-old Kevin James Evans, of rural Vergas, crashed around 8 a.m. on Highway 17 in Becker County, the local sheriff’s office said.
Authorities in northwestern Minnesota say a North Dakota man has died in an apparent accidental shooting. Becker County authorities responded Thursday night to a call of a shooting near Floyd Lake. Deputies were told that two people were handling a .38 special handgun when it fired.
Two deputies involved in a Becker County 10-mile pursuit and shooting have been identified and remain on administrative leave. On Friday, Ty Justin Andree, 23, of Bemidji was taken into custody after fleeing deputies who attempted to stop him when they linked his car as one involved in a previous crime.
A suspect is in custody in Hubbard County after a 10-mile pursuit ended in a two police officers firing their guns. Ty Justin Andree, 23, of Bemidji was taken into custody Friday night after fleeing Becker County deputies who attempted to stop him when they identified Andree’s car as one suspected in the theft from a Detroit Lakes liquor store.
Authorities said four men were arrested last Saturday for fleeing police after they were caught illegally hunting deer in northern Minnesota. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources said four men are in the Otter Tail County Jail after officers pursued them following a vehicle and foot chase.
An early Wednesday morning roll-over crash in Detroit Lakes claimed the life of a 15-year-old boy, according to the Becker County Sheriff’s Office.
Authorities say an 86-year-old woman was killed in a crash involving a semi-truck in Becker County. The crash happened along Highway 10 on Thursday afternoon at about 2 p.m.
Trail enthusiasts are ready to celebrate the opening of a 21-mile section of the North Country National Scenic Trail in northwestern Minnesota.
Two men who broke out of a Becker County jail by using a medal plate from the showers are back behind bars Saturday night.
Authorities are investigating after a vehicle struck and killed a pedestrian in Becker County late Thursday evening.
A 22-year-old Becker County man, who swerved to avoid a hitting pedestrian on Friday morning in north-central Becker County, has died.
A man died after being ejected from a vehicle on a highway east of Richwood Wednesday morning, according to the Becker County Sheriff’s Office
Police are looking for the boater who was involved with a hit-and-run on a Becker County lake on Wednesday that left a 39-year-old man substantially hurt and a 4-year-old girl with minor injuries.
A man who was in a rented pickup truck fell through the ice of Big Cormorant Lake near Detroit Lakes after the truck became partially submerged.