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Drugs Found in Clothing Donation to Once Upon a Child

The drugs were divided up into dozens of little plastic bags

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — Workers at a suburban Minneapolis second hand shop found more 100 grams of marijuana in some used children’s clothes. The Maplewood Police Department posted a photo on Facebook of the accidental donation to the Once Upon a Child store with an invitation to the owner to come in and claim it. The drugs were divided up into…

Man Hurt After Attempting To Pour Gasoline On Bonfire

He Tossed Gasoline Can And Started Two Shops On Fire

WOLVERTON, Minn. – A bonfire in Wolverton, Minnesota got out of control after a man poured gas on it. The 20-year-old man suffered second degree burns to his leg. He was treated and released. Authorities say he threw the gasoline can away from a propane tank but it started two nearby shops on fire. One was destroyed, the other was…

Man Accused Of Taking Pickup In Custody After Chase

Officers Found Justin Hatten After 90 Minute Search

JAMESTOWN, N.D. – A Milaca, Minnesota man is in custody after crashing a stolen pickup near Jamestown. Authorities arrested 28-year-old Justin Hatten after he lost control of the pickup on I-94 and fled into some nearby trees. Officers began a ground search around 9:40 Saturday night and found Hatten about ninety minutes later. They say the pickup had been stolen…

Relentless: Joe Hallock’s Road to Recovery

Two years after suffering a stroke, Joe Hallock thrives on baseball diamond for Concordia.

FARGO, N.D. — People don’t always go to college near their hometown, Fargo Shanley graduate Joe Hallock did. “I like it a lot, I can go see my family whenever I want,” Cobber catcher Joe Hallock said. “Friends can come watch. It is a good atmosphere, especially on game day.” During Joe’s time at Concordia, he cherishes game days and every…

Former MSUM Swim Coach Arrested for Luring a Minor

He's currently being held in the Cass County jail

  MOORHEAD, Minn. — A former MSUM swim coach is charged with luring a minor using a computer. Twenty-two-year-old Nick Asmann is accused of communicating with a victim who was less than 15-years-old. Asmann is charged with one count of luring a minor and two counts of possessing prohibited materials. He’s currently being held in the Cass County jail. Asmann’s…

Labor Union Approves Contract with American Crystal Sugar

The contract covers about 1,300 employees in Moorhead, East Grand Forks, Crookston and other areas

  RED RIVER VALLEY — Union workers at American Crystal Sugar have approved a new labor contract. The contract covers about 1,300 employees in Moorhead, East Grand Forks, Crookston and other areas. Company officials met with the union at least eight times and are offering base pay increases and a one-time incentive offer pertaining to a signing bonus for year-round…

Judge Rules Prince’s Living Siblings Heirs to $200 Million Estate

The judge determined Prince died without having a will and named them heirs to his estimated $200 million dollar fortune

  CHANHASSEN, Minn. — A judge has made a ruling on the estate of Prince and has found it in favor for his living siblings. Prince’s sister and five half-siblings staked a claim on the late singer’s estate after he died from an opioid overdose in 2016. The judge determined Prince died without having a will and named them heirs…

Brainerd Sophomore’s Yearbook Quote Goes Viral; Wants to “Behead” the President

One student is quoted as saying..."I would like to behead him. I do not like him."

  BRAINERD, Minn. — Brainerd High School is coming under fire after a picture of their yearbook was tweeted and hit the social media…thanks to a Hollywood actor. The school dedicated a page of its 2017 yearbook, asking students about President Trump. One student is quoted as saying…”I would like to behead him. I do not like him.” The photo went…

Countdown Continues: Still No Budget for Minnesota

The deadline to adjourn is Monday but Governor Dayton says he is optimistic they will reach a deal on time

  ST. PAUL, Minn. — Governor Dayton and Republican legislative leaders are back behind closed doors in an attempt to work out a state budget they can both agree on. Earlier this week, offers from both sides were considered, but the talks ended on Thursday after the groups could not bridge the gap in nearly $1 billion dollars in overall…

High-Risk Sex Offender on the Move in Moorhead

A public notification meeting is not planned at this time

  MOORHEAD, Minn. — A high-risk sex offender is on the move in Moorhead. Police say Eric Fanning will be living in the 300 block of 14th Street South. Fanning engaged in sexual contact by force with three adult females on separate occasions. The women were unknown to him. A public notification meeting is not planned at this time.