November 2, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
State regulators have ordered Xcel Energy to study the efficiency of its two oldest coal-fired plants.
July 30, 2012 in EOT Focus
Witnesses have provided a detailed drawing/conception of the boat that may have been involved in a hit-and-run accident on Big Cormorant Lake on July 4, the Becker County Sheriff’s Office reports. Continue Reading
June 29, 2012 in EOT Focus
Effective yesterday, June 28, all township public commons on lakes Melissa and Sallie are tempo-rarily closed down for the launching/removal of watercraft. Continue Reading
March 9, 2012 in DL-Online
The phrase “everything old is new again” will take on new meaning for the Becker County Historical Society & Museum’s “Keeping History Alive” fundraiser, which takes place Friday, March 23, from 7 to 10 p.m. in the Historic Holmes Theatre Ballroom. Continue Reading
March 2, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
George Wynn, 54, pleaded guilty in Otter Tail County District Court on Tuesday to a misdemeanor charge of introducing an invasive species. Wynn was ordered to pay $500 restitution plus $500 in fines and fees. The settlement drew some criticism. Continue Reading
February 15, 2012 in DL-Online
The Becker County Board stepped up to take the lead Tuesday in the effort to keep zebra mussels out of the county.
Commissioners agreed to contract with an invasive aquatic species specialist for six months, at a cost of $20,000. Continue Reading
February 8, 2012 in DL-Online
The Republicans in Becker County want Rick Santorum as their next president and by an overwhelmingly large margin. Continue Reading
January 27, 2012 in DL-Online
Becker County has a new environmental services director with more than 30 years experience in the field. Continue Reading
January 4, 2012 in DL-Online
Jarred into action by the Dec. 15 courthouse shooting of two people in Grand Marais, the Becker County Board is going ahead with stalled plans to upgrade security at the Becker County Courthouse.
Cook County Attorney Tim Scannell, 45, and Grand Marais resident Gregory Thompson, 53, were both shot by a man who later died in custody. Both men have recovered from their wounds. Continue Reading