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Pet Connection: Coffee and Cuddles

The kickoff to Giving Hearts Day starts with this gorgeous ambassador for rescue animal groups.

It’s the start of the biggest nonprofit fundraiser drive of the year. Giving Hearts Day comes in February each year, and each year with it comes millions of dollars in funds donated from folks just like to you to some of the finest nonprofit causes in the Red River Valley region. Of course, it helps to have a high-profile ambassador…

Moorhead Police, School District Investigating Possible Snapchat Threat

The school district and Moorhead Police say they will continue to investigate, but do not believe the photo to be a credible threat to the community

  MOORHEAD, Minn. — The Moorhead School District and the Moorhead Police Department are investigating a possible threat on the high school that has been circulating through the social media app, Snapchat. School district officials say they received a number of calls from concerned people after the Snapchat showed a picture of several weapons with a message of “MHS.” Authorities…

North Dakota Autism Center Helps the Community Support Families with Children with Autism

they have trained 14 businesses throughout the metro already

MOORHEAD, Minn. —  The North Dakota Autism Center is trying to train business leaders and employees at places like Cash Wise on how they can create a more autism-friendly community. While many people had their eyes glued to T.V. screens last Saturday to cheer on the Bison, Darcy Kasprowicz’s brother, Tyler, only wanted to be one place: the grocery store….

Barnesville Woman Identified as Victim of Crash Near Hawley

Authorities say her SUV was hit by a semi driven by 45-year-old Daniel Anderson of rural Hawley

  CLAY COUNTY, Minn. — The Clay County Sheriff’s Department has identified the woman who died after her vehicle collided with a semi just south of Hawley. The victim is 28-year-old Jaynie Halvorson of rural Hawley. The crash happened at the intersection of County Highway 31 and 120th Avenue South. Emergency responders arrived on the scene around 7:30 Tuesday morning…

Mahnomen County Authorities Investigating Shooting

The woman's condition is unknown at this time

  MAHNOMEN COUNTY, Minn. — Mahnomen County authorities were alerted after a woman came into the Naytahwaush Clinic with a gunshot wound. They got the call Tuesday afternoon around 1 o’clock. The woman was first taken to the Mahnomen Health Center and then airlifted to Fargo. Her condition is unknown at this time. Her name is being withheld. The shooting…

Minnesota Authorities Make More than 2,500 DWI Arrests During Holiday Season

Officers made 200 more DWI arrests than they did during the same period in 2016

  MINNESOTA — Extra enforcement on Minnesota’s highways and interstates resulted in 26-hundred DWI arrests during the holidays. The extra enforcement lasted from November 22 through December 31. Officers made 200 more DWI arrests than they did during the same period in 2016. Of the more unusual cases, Fairmount Police arrested a woman for DWI on Christmas Eve and again…

More Details Released in Fatal Mobile Home Fire in Alexandria

The deaths have been ruled accidental

  ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — Investigators have determined that a mobile home fire in Alexandria that killed two people was caused by careless smoking. The state fire marshal and Alexandria police and fire officials say the fire started in the living room near a couch and recliner. Forty-nine-year-old James Chandler and 59-year-old Rose Couillard died in the fire last Friday. The…

Funeral Arrangements For Two Year Old Killed In Car Crash

Visitation for the 2 year-old will be held Friday, January 12 from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. at Vertin-Munson Funeral Home in Wahpeton.

Wahpeton, ND — Funeral services will be held for 2 year-old Zaiden Engen Ness this Friday and Saturday in Wahpeton, ND and Breckenridge, MN. Ness was killed over the weekend in a car crash in Moorhead. The two year old was transported to Sanford Medical Center where he died from his injuries. Ness was with his parents, Logan Ness and Alyse…

Avoiding Scams at the NFC Playoff Game

buy tickets with a credit card, never get them from a scalper and never wire someone the money

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — 2018 has been a big year for the Bison and now, the Minnesota Vikings as they get ready to play in the NFC Division Playoff game. If you’re planning to buy tickets for the game this Sunday, there are a few things you should be aware of before making any final purchases. A few weeks ago, the Better…

State Patrol Investigating Fatal Crash in Clay County

The driver of the SUV, a 28-year-old female, died at the scene

  HAWLEY, Minn. — Authorities are investigating an early morning crash between an SUV and a semi that happened just south of Hawley. Lieutenant Mark Empting with the Clay County Sheriff’s Office says emergency responders arrived at the intersection of County Highway 31 and 20th Avenue South at about 7:30 a.m. The driver of the SUV, a 28-year-old female, died…