Erin Wencl

Former Fergus Falls Teacher Sentenced for Child Pornography

He was a sub for the Fergus Falls School District for 15 years

  FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — A former Fergus Falls substitute teacher has been sentenced on child pornography charges. Joshua Noble, 39, is sentenced to five years in prison and he must pay $26,000 in restitution. He must also pay $5,000 in a special assessment to the Domestic Trafficking Victims Fund. Authorities say Noble was active on an internet-based messaging service…

Minnesota Power Company to Help Hurricane Irma Victims

Their crews will restore power to homes which lose it after the storm

MINNESOTA — While thousands of people are trying to flee Florida before Hurricane Irma hits, a Minnesota-based power company is sending crews into the state. Minnesota Power crews are gearing up and working on gathering supplies they will need once they get to Florida. The crews are hoping to provide support and equipment to help people get their power turned…

UPDATED: Iowa Man Linked to Homicide Investigation Captured in Grand Forks

If you spot him call 911 or your local law enforcement agency

Randy Miles Jr., 41, was taken into custody by law enforcement in Grand Forks Monday.GRAND FORKS, ND — The Grand Forks Police Department has confirmed they have arrested the Iowa man wanted in connection to a homicide investigation in Iowa. Randy Miles, Jr., 41, of Des Moines, was taken into custody just after 8 p.m. Authorities say an off duty…

Grand Forks Area Law Enforcement Issue Warning Over Tainted Meth Hitting the Area

Police are urging people in the community to be diligent and use caution with substance

  EAST GRAND FORKS, ND — Law enforcement officials are warning people after they say a bad batch of meth is being sold around Grand Forks. Police in East Grand Forks arrested one person yesterday for driving erratically and found they were using a controlled substance. During that arrest, they were called to a house in Grand Forks where a…

The Jeronimo Yanez Trial: Defense Rests, Closing Arguments Monday

Yanez took the stand in his own defense and testified why he decided to make a traffic stop on Castile's car

ST. PAUL, Minn. — The defense has rested their case in the trial of Jeronimo Yanez over the fatal shooting of Philando Castile. Yanez, a St. Anthony police officer, sais he was “scared to death” just before he opened fire and killed Castile. Yanez took the stand in his own defense and testified why he decided to make a traffic…

Funeral Services Set for Fargo Man Who Died After Downtown Assault

The funeral Mass will be Tuesday, June 13 at Sts. Anne and Joachim church in Fargo at 10:30 a.m

  FARGO, ND — Funeral arrangements have been set for the Fargo man who died after an assault in downtown Fargo. The visitation for Jamie Grant will be Monday, June 12 at Boulger Funeral Home in Fargo from 5 to 7 p.m. with a prayer service to follow. The funeral Mass will be Tuesday, June 13 at Sts. Anne and…

Traffic Stop Leads to Five Arrests Near Casselton

All of the suspects were taken to the Cass County Jail

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Authorities Identify Teen Shot In Princeton

They say there was another 14–year–old male at the home at the time of the shooting

  PRINCETON, Minn– Authorities in Princeton, Minnesota have identified the teen found shot to death at his home. Police say they responded to a report of a gun going off at a home and found the body of 14–year–old Eric Nelson. They say there was another 14–year–old male at the home at the time of the shooting. No other details…

Devils Lake City Commission Approves Buyouts of Police Chief and Captain

The commission suspended the officers on April 3rd after an internal investigation

DEVILS LAKE, ND — The Devils Lake City Commission unanimously approved contract buyouts of their police chief and captain. Chief Keith Schroeder and Captain Jon Barnett will remain on leave with pay but Schroeder will be done at the end of July and Barnett will be finished at the end of June. The commission suspended the officers on April 3rd…

Minnesota Lawmakers Work To Finalize Budget As Deadline Approaches

The deal must be finalized in less than a week, or the threats of a government shut–down become more likely

  ST.PAUL, Minn. — Minnesota’s political leaders are back at the negotiating table as the deadline to make a budget deal is coming up fast. Governor Dayton and Republican lawmakers have a number of issues to resolve before a two–year budget deal can be confirmed. The two sides resumed negotiations after the GOP backed away last week and began making…