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School Van And Semi Collide In Western Minnesota

Swift County Sheriff's Office says there are "numerous injuries"

BENSON, Minn. — Authorities say “numerous injuries” are reported after a school van collided with a semi-truck in western Minnesota. The Swift County Sheriff’s Office says the crash happened at an intersection and involved a transport van from Hancock Public School. A news release says “many responder units” were sent because of reports of numerous injuries. The sheriff says there…

Two Republican Senators Cross Aisle To Join Democrats On Gun Bill

would expand background checks and require reporting of lost or stolen guns

Sen. Scott Jensen & Sen. Paul Anderson    ST. PAUL, Minn. — Two Republican senators are getting behind efforts to expand background checks on gun sales at the Minnesota Legislature. Sen. Scott Jensen of Chaska joined several Democrats by backing a bill that would expand background checks and require reporting of lost or stolen guns. Fellow GOP Sen. Paul Anderson…

2018 Fargo Ice Show Trades In Competition For Some Fun

More than 120 skaters showed what they worked on all season long

FARGO, N.D. — Now that competition season is over for the Red River Valley Figure Skating Club, the Fargo Park District is making sure they have a little fun at the 2018 Ice Show. The show hosted a special guest who was named as an alternate to the 2018 Olympic Figure Skating team. It’s time for Fargo figure skaters to shine…

House Near Eagle Lake Goes Up in Flames

The house in Otter Tail County, Minnesota is a total loss

OTTER TAIL COUNTY, Minn. — A house near Eagle Lake is a total loss after a fire on Saturday. Multiple neighbors called the Otter County Sheriff’s Office shortly after 6 p.m. saying the house on the lake’s southeast side was fully engulfed in flames. Fire departments from Ashby, Battle Lake, Dalton, Evansville and Millerville responded to the fire. Crews say…

Belcourt Man Crashes During High Speed Chase In The Grand Cities

Police From Grand Forks And East Grand Forks involved In Chase

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Grand Forks and East Grand Forks police were involved in another chase that reached 100 miles per hour on Highway 2. Grand Forks officers tried to stop a car driven by 32-year-old Brent LaFontaine of Belcourt around 1 o’clock this morning for an equipment violation. He led officers on a chase through several neighborhoods and into…

College Bus Crashes While Returning Home To Illinois From Wahpeton

Bus Driver Suffered "Unknown Medical Episode", Has Non-life Threateing Injuries

ST. MICHAEL, Minn. — Several people were hurt when a basketball team’s charter bus heading back to Illinois from NDSCS in Wahpeton crashed on I-94. The bus from Highland Community College in Freeport, Illinois was heading east on the interstate last night. The driver had an “unknown medical episode” and the bus crashed near St. Michael, Minnesota. The bus driver…

Thousands Celebrate Cultural Heritage at Moorhead’s Celtic Festival

The fifteenth annual event featured live music, arts and crafts, and free Celtic food

MOORHEAD, Minn. — For the fifteenth year in a row, thousands embraced Celtric traditions with the Fargo Park District and their families at the 15th annual Celtic Festival in Moorhead. “You learn things about your own heritage, there’s some neat gifts here which keeps the wife happy, and the entertainers are great,” said Dean Nelson, an attendee of the Celtic Festival….

Diversion Authority Will Submit New Permit Application To MN DNR

Representatives from the Diversion Authority will be presenting the updated project to various cities, counties, townships, and watershed districts in the upcoming days and weeks.

FARGO  (KFGO) – The F-M Diversion Board of Authority says it will submit a new permit application to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. “We are ready to submit to the DNR a new proposal for a comprehensive flood protection for our region.” said Board Chair and Mayor of Moorhead Del Rae Williams. The project outlined in the new permit…

Church Creates Gift Baskets for Homeless Youth

Church members got to go shopping and use their creativity

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — Members of Lakes Area Vineyard Church got to do some shopping for homeless youth in the area. They’re putting together gift baskets that go beyond just living essentials. Organizers say items like gift cards or snacks will allow the homeless youth to have more fun with their friends. There are about 55 homeless youth in Detroit Lakes,…

Minnesota Chippewa Tribe Exonerates Chairman, Censures Secretary Treasurer

there were tense moments during the meeting when the results came out

MAHNOMEN, Minn. — People started yelling profane things to members of the White Earth Reservation executive committee at a meeting. They were up in arms over the exoneration of the committee’s chairman Terry Tibbetts and the censure of its secretary-treasurer Tara Mason. “It got a little feisty. People that are siding with her weren’t very happy so you know there’s…