News & Announcements

  • Assessment Notice - 2017 Board of Review Meetings to be Held in April

    Notice is hereby given, that the Board of Review of Equalization of the various taxing districts in Becker County will conduct meetings at the specified times and locations for the purpose of correcting assessments for the year of 2017. Public Notice...

  • Becker County New Jail Moving Forward on Schedule

    Preliminary site work has begun for a new jail on county-owned property located on Highway 59. Construction on the new jail is slated to begin in August with completion in late 2018. Jail Exterior...  |  Site Masterplan...

  • Timber Auction to be Held on Friday, April 14, 2017

    Becker County Natural Resource Management will administer the next oral timber auction on Friday, April 14, 2017 at 10:00 am in the Commissioner's Board Room. Auction info...

  • Public Notice - Three Apointees Sought for Pelican River Watershed District Board of Managers

    The Becker County Board of Commissioners will make three appointments to the Board of Managers of the Pelican River Watershed District. Persons interested in being appointed should contact County Administration. More info...

  • Becker Dog & Handler Team Wins Trophy at Competition

    Congratulations to Deputy Cody Bouchie and Canine Cooper, who attended the USPCA Narcotics Certification Trials on March 5th in West Fargo. The team received a first place trophy for the room search trials. More info...

  • Enrollees Graduate from DWI Court Program

    On Thursday, March 2, 2017, White Earth Nation/Becker County DWI Court had their first two enrollees graduate from the program. Becker County would like to extend a sincere congratulations to the graduates! Pic 1...  |  Pic 2...  |  Program Info...

  • Becker County Deputies Presented with 'Lifesaver' Awards

    Deputies Ben Bruce, Cody Bouchie and Brian Maloney all recently received Certificates of Recognition for Outstanding Achievement Using Lifesaving Measures. Cogratulations to each of these individuals. Awards were presented by Becker County Board Chair, Larry Knutson, Safety Director, Dick Goodmanson, and Sheriff Todd Glander. Photo...

  • Becker County Transit Now Offering 7:00 AM Bus Service

    Starting Monday, January 9th, riders can now call in and schedule rides for 7am. This new 7am start time will help get riders to and from work, class, shopping, dining, appointments and more before the 8 o'clock hour. Riders can call 218-847-1674 to schedule their rides.

  • Public Notice - Individuals Sought to Fill Open Board and Committee Positions

    The Becker County Board of Commissioners are seeking individuals interested in volunteering to serve on county Boards or Committees that have current openings. Notice...  |  More info...

  • Commissioners Skarie, Okeson, and Nelson Sworn in for New Terms

    Becker County Commissioners Don Skarie, John Okeson and Barry Nelson were sworn in for their new terms by Judge Jay Carlson at the January 3rd Board meeting. Pic...

  • County Seeking to Contract With Attorney/Law Firm to Provide Court Appointed Services in Child Protection and Permanancy Cases

    The Becker County Board of Commissioners will be appointing an attorney/law firm to represent persons needing 'CHIP' related Court Appointed Attorney services. Read more...

  • Top Stories in 2016 - Strong Finances, New Jail and Waste Management Facility

    Becker County administration has summarized and listed many of the changes that took place in the county during 2016. It's been a busy year! Read more...

  • County's 2017 Budget Approved

    The County approved a $60,233,187 budget for 2017. The Tax Levy for 2017 is $18,891,291 which is a 3.75 increase. Public safety accounted for the largest percentage of levy dollars followed by human services and highway.

  • 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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