Minnesota News

Man Wanted In Connection With Crookston Death In Custody

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A person of interest in the death of a Crookston woman is now in custody following a six-hour manhunt in Bloomington overnight. Forty-nine-year-old Eddie Markeith Frazier was taken into custody around 3 a.m., according to Bloomington Police.…

Church Luncheon Raises Money for Area Food Pantry

MOORHEAD, Minn. -- A congregation at one local church gathered to help an area charity. The annual Salad and Pie Luncheon was held at Trinity Lutheran Church in Downtown Moorhead. Hundreds gathered for…

Ada Mayor Steps Down Before Big Move

ADA, Minn. -- The mayor of Ada, Minnesota has stepped down. Mayor James Ellefson retired effective last night. His term was set to expire in 2020. Ellefson joined the city council after the flood of 1997 and became mayor in…

Three Students Injured In Bemidji School Bus Accident

BEMIDJI, MN - Three students have been hurt in a school bus accident near Bemidji. Bemidji Area Schools Superintendent Jim Hess says one student may have suffered a broken arm, another had a facial laceration and a third had possible…

Six Now Charged in Shooting Death of Bloomington Teen

  BLOOMINGTON, Minn. -- All six arrested suspects have now been charged in the shooting death of a teen in Bloomington. Tarrance Murphy, Maurice Verser, and Alec Streit are charged with murder, burglary and assault. The charges are identical to…

Fixing Minnesota's Polluted Water Sources

MOORHEAD, MN -- Each year, 1.2 trillion gallons of untreated sewage, storm water, and industrial waste are dumped into U.S. lakes, rivers and streams. Water is one of Minnesota's most abundant and precious…

GOP Continues Budget Planning, Despite Gov. Dayton's Veto Threats

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Minnesota's Republican Legislature isn't backing down from Gov. Dayton's veto threats as lawmakers finalize their budget offer. The Legislature started piecing together budget bills Monday as legislative leaders prepared to head into negotiations with the Democratic…

Minnesota GOP Take Down Anti-Muslim Page

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) _ The chairwoman of the Republican Party of Minnesota says the person responsible for a racist and derogatory Facebook post on a party website has resigned at her request. Chairwoman Jennifer Carnahan issued a statement Monday night after…

UPDATED: GoFundMe Set Up for Moorhead School District School Counselor

MOORHEAD, Minn. -- This story has been clarified from an earlier article. A member of the Moorhead School District has suffered an arterial dissection that has resulted in irreversible brain damage. Ellen Hopkins Elementary school counselor William Franklin collapsed early Friday…

Fire Destroys Family's House In Douglas County, Minnesota

Fire has destroyed a family's house in rural Douglas County. Crews from Millerville, Leaf Valley and Brandon responded to the fire at the Michael and Raelene Bakken residence at 10751 White Oak Road Northwest. The fire started in the garage…