Weather Forecast

Laura Barrett is the new assistant Becker County attorney whose job is proving to be perfect for the woman who loves law and small town living.

New assistant county attorney

Email News Alerts

Laura Barrett knew she wanted to be a prosecuting attorney in criminal law since she was in high school.

“I used to watch Law and Order with my mom all the time — “I owe it all to Jack McCoy,” she laughed.


Barrett can joke about how a fictional character inspired her in the early days, but her practice today is very real.

Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet?

You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us at and we can help you.