Alison Voorhees

Third Candidate for Otter Tail County Sheriff

Perham Police Chief Jason Hoaby enters the race

OTTER TAIL COUNTY, Minn. — Perham Police Chief Jason Hoaby has jumped into the race for Otter Tail County Sheriff. His entrance into the race makes it a three-way contest in the August primary. Fergus Falls Police Chief Kile Bergren and Otter Tail Sheriff’s Chief Deputy Barry Fitzgibbons also want to succeed long-time Sheriff Brian Schlueter. He decided back in…

Alleged Minnesota Killed Indicted for Murder

The grand jury indicted 56-year-old Lois Riess on first-degree murder

FORT Myers, Fla. — A Minnesota woman accused of killing her husband and a Florida woman before leading authorities on a cross-country manhunt has been indicted. Officials in Lee County, Florida say the grand jury indicted 56-year-old Lois Riess on first-degree murder. If convicted, she could face the death penalty, but a spokeswoman for the state attorney’s office said prosecutors…

New Best Buy Set to Open on Friday

Ribbon cutting and grand opening scheduled for Best Buy at West Acres

FARGO, N.D. — Out with the old and in with the new. The new Best Buy at West Acres will open its doors on Friday. A ribbon cutting is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. followed by the store’s grand opening at 9:00. The electronics store is now attached to the mall where the previous one was located across from the parking…

Two People Killed in Fiery Crash in Coon Rapids

Authorities say the vehicle struck a concrete power pole and caught fire

COON RAPIDS, Minn. — Two people are killed after a vehicle goes up in flames in Coon Rapids. The Anoka County sheriff’s office says the crash was reported just after 9 p.m. Saturday. When officers arrived on scene, they found a vehicle had struck a concrete power pole and caught fire. The bodies of two adults were found in the…

Electrical Issue Causes Fargo Apartment Fire

The fire happened in the 2500 block of 14th Street South just before 8:30 p.m. Saturday

FARGO, N.D. — Fire crews say an electrical issue caused a fire at a Fargo apartment building last night. The fire department was called to the 2500 block of 14th Street South just before 8:30 p.m. Someone reported seeing smoke coming from a second floor apartment. The fire on the exterior of the building was quickly extinguished. But when firefighters…

Serving Up Pie for Area Charity

Trinity Lutheran Church holds its annual Salad and Pie Luncheon

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A congregation at one local church gathered to help an area charity. The annual Salad and Pie Luncheon was held at Trinity Lutheran Church in downtown Moorhead. Hundreds gathered for a meal provided by the church. Our own Alison Voorhees and Rob Kupec helped serve coffee and clean up. This year, the proceeds will go towards The…

Jamestown Man Arrested After Driving Into Napa Auto Parts Store

23-year-old David McManus lost control of his vehicle, crossed through a ditch and struck the building

JAMESTOWN, N.D. — A Jamestown man is facing several charges after driving his car through a Napa Auto Parts Store. Authorities say 23-year-old David McManus lost control of his vehicle, crossed through a ditch and struck the building. The crash happened this morning. McManus was arrested and taken to the Stutsman County Correctional Center. No injuries were reported. McManus was charged…

Jeep Hits Power Pole, Knocks Out Power in North Fargo

The crash happened near the intersection of 23rd Avenue and Broadway

FARGO, N.D. — Parts of north Fargo lost power this afternoon after a driver lost control of his jeep and hit a power pole. Around 3 pm, the driver experienced a malfunction with the steering wheel of his Jeep Cherokee Sport while driving north on Broadway. He told authorities he had no control of the vehicle and hit a power…

Community Coming Together to Help Dan Turner and His Family

"He's an amazing individual. He's got a heart of gold and he would do anything for anybody"

FARGO, N.D. — Over the last few months, Dan Turner has been working to gain back his strength, his ability and his life after open heart surgery. But people in the community wanted to make that transition easier for Dan and his family. When people describe Dan Turner, many of them say… “He’s an amazing individual. He’s got a heart…

Red River Zoo Calling all Pokemon Go Trainers for Game’s New Updates

They have two gymnasiums and seven different Pokestops for people to rack up points

FARGO, N.D. — For all you Pokemon Go players out there, Red River Zoo is luring in all trainers with the games latest updates! Exciting changes to the game are attracting fans to once again ‘catch–em–all’. The zoo hosted a Pokemon Go Social where lures were set up at various Pokestops between 1 and 4:30 pm and people won prices…