Minnesota News

Governor Dayton Proposes More Funding for State’s Schools

It's part of the governor's Opportunity Agenda for a Better Minnesota plan

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Governor Dayton is proposing that the state spend $175 million across 260 school districts in Minnesota. The money would go to offer pre-K opportunities to over 17,000 of the state’s four-year-olds and their families. It’s part of the governor’s Opportunity Agenda for a Better Minnesota plan. The funding would go to every district that has applied…

Minnesota Wineries Suing Over State Grape Restrictions

The operators say the state Farm Wineries Act unconstitutionally hampers their ability to source grapes and juice from elsewhere

  MINNESOTA — Two Minnesota wineries are suing the state to try to overturn a law that requires them to make their products with a majority of grapes grown in Minnesota. The operators say the state Farm Wineries Act unconstitutionally hampers their ability to source grapes and juice from elsewhere. Nan Bailly, owner of Alexis Bailly Vineyards, of Hastings, says…

MN AMBER ALERT Cancelled: Baby Found, Suspect Under Arrest

Authorities say a toddler allegedly taken by his noncustodial father in Minneapolis after he stabbed the boy's mother has been located.

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) _ Authorities say a toddler allegedly taken by his noncustodial father in Minneapolis after he stabbed the boy’s mother has been located. The suspect is under arrest. An Amber Alert was issued by the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension for the father and the 2-year-old child Tuesday morning. That alert has been canceled, but no further details were…

Dance Marathon at Concordia Needs Your Pennies

Pennies for Pediatrics is kicking off this week at Concordia to help support Sanford Children's Hospital

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Dance Marathon, a nationwide movement involving college students who raise money through dancing, games and entertainment, is stirring up a war at Concordia. The college is hosting its first “Pennies for Pediatrics” fundraiser on campus throughout the week. The competition is between dorms and off campus housing to see who can raise the most money by Friday….

One Arrested in High Speed Chase Through Four Counties

ZACHARY ROCHERS, 25, IS facing multiple charges including fleeing, assault, reckless driving and possession of a stolen vehicle

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A man led authorities on a high speed chase through four counties Monday morning. The chase stretched from Moorhead to Detroit Lakes. At about one o’clock Monday morning, police responded to a burglary-in-progress at a home in the Tessa Terrance development in South Moorhead. Police followed tire marks to Bluestem Amphitheater in Moorhead where they spotted 25-year-old Zachary Rogers….

Ogema Man Sentenced in Killing of Three-Year-Old

The charges stem from the October 2015 death of Steven Warren at the couple's home on the White Earth Indian Reservation

  OGEMA, Minn. — A man who pleaded guilty in the fatal beating of his girlfriend’s 3-year-old son has been sentenced to 30 years in prison. Sterling Andersen, 24, of rural Ogema, avoided a possible life prison term by pleading guilty to second-degree murder. The charges stem from the October 2015 death of Steven Warren at the couple’s home on…

High Risk Sex Offender Moving to Detroit Lakes Neighborhood

A community meeting will be held Thursday night at 6 in the City Council Chambers

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — A community notification meeting is planned in Detroit Lakes about a high risk sex offender who is moving back into the community. Robert Baca will be back in DL on April 5th after completing his sentence. A community meeting will be held Thursday night at 6 p.m. in the City Council Chambers. Officers will be on…

Minnesota Congressman Announces Run for Governor

Walz is the top Democrat on the Veterans Affairs Committee

  ST. PAUL, Minn. — A five-term congressman from Minnesota is running for governor. Rep. Tim Walz, a Democrat, is seeking to replace Gov. Mark Dayton, who is not running for another term. Walz is the top Democrat on the Veterans Affairs Committee. He first won election to his rural district along Minnesota’s southern border in 2006. He has survived…

Skaters Go For the Gold at Annual Moorhead Ice Show

This Year's Show Paid Tribute to the Olympics

For one weekend the Olympics came to Moorhead! Local figure skaters trained all year for their big moment at the 2017 Moorhead Ice Show. The theme for the 2017 Moorhead Ice Show, “Let the Games Begin”, celebrates different countries, sports and memorable moments of the Olympics. “The show is the one time of the year that I get to express…

St. Cloud Man Goes Missing

Jesse Dady Captured On Surveillance Camera

Police in St. Cloud have asked for help in finding a missing 21-year-old man. Jesse Dady of St. Cloud was last seen around 1:30 a.m. Saturday morning downtown. Officers located footage of Dady walking alone northbound on 5th Avenue North, crossing 1st Street North. They searched the area where he was last seen, but didn’t find anything. There is no…