News & Announcements

  • August 14th Primary Election - Results Available Here

    Primary Election results were tabulated and reported to the State. Unofficial results from the Becker County polls are available on our Election Results page.

  • Election 2018 - Your Vote Counts!

    The 2018 General Election will be held on Tuesday, November 6, 2018. For more information, visit the following links: Polling places & times...  |  Election information...

  • Detours on Hwy 59 South of Detroit Lakes Begin August 6

    Resurfacing project for Highway 59 begins on August 6, 2018. The project covers the highway from Willow St. in Detroit Lakes to just south of the Otter Tail county line. There will be detours and lane closures during this project. News release...  |  Detour map...

  • Public Notice - Level 3 Registrant Moving to Area

    The Becker County Sherriff's Office and Audubon Police Dept are releasing information regarding Adam Levi Schultz, age 25, a Level 3 registrant subject to public notification. The registrant will be moving to Becker County on July 11, 2018. More info...

  • DWI Court Team Attends Operational Tune-Up Training

    On June 28 and 29, 2018, the White Earth Nation/Becker County DWI Specialty Court team attended the National Center for DWI Courts MN Operational Tune-Up Training in Bemidji, MN.  The multidisciplinary team consists of the judge, prosecutors, probation agents, licensed chemical dependency counselors, compliance officer, law enforcement, and specialty court coordinator. The team strives to continually improve the quality of our program and is committed to providing our participants with the tools and support necessary for them to change their behavior, improve their lives and productively reengage in our community.

  • Middle Cormorant Swimming Beach Open to the Public

    The Middle Cormorant Swimming Beach improvements are complete, and the beach is now open to the public. Enjoy! Photo 1...  |  Photo 2...

  • County Highway 58 Construction Improvements Project

    Construction improvements for County Highway 58 begin on July 9, 2018. The project limits are from Co Hwy 37 to Co Hwy 44. Due to this construction, the roadway will be closed to through traffic. News release...

  • Primary Election Absentee Voting Begins June 29th

    Vote early! Absentee voting for the August 14th Primary Election has begun in Minnesota. All voters in MN can choose to vote before Election Day by absentee ballot without providing a reason. For more information, please visit our absentee voting page.

  • County Broadband Survey - Your Input is Wanted!

    Please take a few minutes to fill out the Becker County Broadband Survey. Your input will help document demand for broadband throughout the county. We will map this demand and share the results of the survey with current and prospective providers in hopes of facilitating partnerships that lead to state broadband grants that would make broadband deployments affordable in our rural areas. Thank you for participating! Survey link...

  • Board Denies Strata's CUP for Gravel Operations Near Long Lake

    The Becker County Board of Commissioners unanimously supported the recommendation of their Planning Commission to deny the request by Long Shore Development for a Conditional Use Permit to allow for construction and operation of a sand and gravel pit, with associated processing of mined material near Long Lake. The applicant had request the Board table the application. That request was also denied.

  • Strata Requests Tabling, PUD Documents Available For Public Viewing

    The County Commissioners are scheduled to consider the Planning Commission's recommendation for denial of Strata Corporation's Conditional Use Permit (CUP) Request at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, June 5th. Strata Corporation, in conjunction with Long Shore Development, LLC, has requested that Becker County temporarily table all further action on their Conditional Use Permit application. Public comments on any issue are encouraged during the Board's 8:20 a.m. Open Forum agenda item. The booklet containing all documents related to the Long Shore Development CUP request as well as the request to table are available for review at the County Administration office. CUP Revisions...

  • Planning Commission Adopts Findings for Strata Application

    The Planning Commission met on Tuesday, May 22 at 7:00 a.m. and adopted the recommmended findings of fact for the conditional use permit request from Strata Corporation. The Planning Commission adopted the following findings: Findings Report...

  • New Tool on Website - Corner Certificates Online

    The Recorder's office is now making all recorded Corner Certificates available to find via search and to download directly from the website. This new online service is intended to help improve customer service for those interested parties by allowing self-service access to the documents at their convenience. Please see our Corner Certificates Online page.

  • Public Notice - Local Sales and Use Tax

    Starting July 1, 2014, Becker County will have a 0.5 percent transit sales and use tax. The tax will be administered by the MN Dept. of Revenue and the revenue will be used to fund Becker County road projects (SMART). General notice...  |  More info...

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