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  • Spring Road Restrictions Go Into Effect Wednesday, March 6th

    2024 Seasonal Road Restrictions will go into effect on all Becker County Highways at 12:01 a.m. Wednesday, March 6th, 2024. Roads will be patrolled and limits enforced as the signs are erected. The restrictions will remain in effect until the signs are removed by Becker County as conditions improve. News Release (PDF) | Road Listing (PDF) | Map (PDF).

  • Notice of Data Security Incident

    Clay County, Minnesota recently discovered a cyber incident that involved personal information that it hosts on its computer network on behalf of Becker County Human Services. For more information, see the Notice of Data Security Incident (PDF).

  • Help Shape the Future of Becker County!

    Becker County is in the process of updating the Comprehensive Land Use Plan and also the Zoning Ordinances. Your feedback is important and you are encouraged to get involved and help shape the future! For more information, please visit our plan update site.

  • Sheriff's Office Selling Surplus Items via Online Auction

    The Becker County Sheriff's Office is selling various surplus items via the Public Surplus® online auction site. For a listing of items, please visit the BCSO auction page.

  • Public Input Wanted as County Updates Hazard Mitigation Plan

    Becker County Emergency Management is seeking public feedback from residents and businesses as the county's Hazard Mitigation Plan (HMP) is being updated. Your comments, concerns, and questions regarding natural disasters and potential mitigation actions will be considered during this update process. More information (PDF).

  • Crow Wing River 1W1P Partnership Developing a Comprehensive Watershed Management Plan

    The Crow Wing River One Watershed, One Plan (1W1P) Partnership is working to develop a Comprehensive Watershed Management Plan for the Crow Wing River Watershed. The plan is expected to be completed by late 2024. You can view the progress here.

  • Stay Aware of Severe Weather, Sign Up for CodeRED Alerts

    The Becker County Sheriff's Office would like to remind residents that they can sign up for severe weather alerts through the CodeRED automated alert system. More information | CodeRED Flyer (PDF).

  • First Assistant Attorney Sczepanski Receives Award

    On March 30, 2023, the Minnesota Chapter of the International Association of Arson Investigators honored Becker County First Assistant Attorney Braden Sczepanski and Detroit Lakes Police Investigator Phil Vaughn for their work related to an arson prosecution. Read more (PDF).

  • REAL ID Federal Enforcement Deadline Extended to May 7, 2025

    The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is extending the REAL ID full enforcement deadline to May 7, 2025. The deadline was previously set for later this year. Beginning May 7, 2025, MN residents will not be able to use their standard driver's license to board domestic flights or enter federal facilities. Read more.

  • Volunteer Drivers Wanted

    Becker County Human Services is looking for Volunteer Drivers to provide transports. Mileage reimbursement at the current rate. Applicants must have a reliable vehicle, valid driver's license and insurance and a cleared medical statement from their physician. If interested, please contact Shannon F. or Christy R. at 218-847-5628.

  • Notice - Top 3 Paid Base Employees

    MN Statute 471.701 SALARY DATA: A city or county with a population of more than 15,000 must annually notify its residents of the positions and base salaries of its three highest-paid employees. This notice may be provided on the home page of the primary Web site maintained by the political subdivision for a period of not less than 90 consecutive days, in a publication of the political subdivision that is distributed to all residents in the political subdivision, or as part of the annual notice of proposed property taxes prepared under section 275.065.

    County Sheriff, Todd Glander, $131,000
    County Attorney, Brian McDonald, $136,000
    County Administrator, Pat Oman, $148,317

  • 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 (PDF).  |  More info.