Author: Alison Voorhees

Prom 2020: Picture Perfect, 6 Feet Apart

Central Cass teens take prom pictures even though event isn't happening due to pandemic

CASSELTON, N.D. — Two Central Cass students didn’t let COVID-19 stop them from getting dressed up for one of high school’s most memorable nights. The junior prom was set for last night and even though it was canceled, Morgan Olson and her date Chance still put on their formal wear to take some of the traditional pictures. Six feet apart,…

Charges Filed Against Man Involved in West Fargo Fire

Police are looking for 44-year-old Marty Johann

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Charges have been filed against the man involved in a West Fargo garage fire last week and a warrant is out for his arrest. Police officers and firefighters responded to the fire at 108th C Street on March 25th. Forty-four-year-old Marty Johann was inside the burning garage. The report says Johann told officers he would shoot…

West Fargo Teacher Does “CoronaRap”

Elementary teacher says he posted video online to make others smile

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Sometimes during tough times, it’s the little things that can make someone smile. That’s what one local teacher is hoping. Derek Hutchinson is a fourth grade teacher at Eastwood Elementary School in West Fargo. He switched the words of “Old Town Road” by Lil Nas X to fit the current situation where schools are closed and…

Horticultural Day Event in Perham Cancelled

Set for Saturday, March 14 at Prairie Wind Middle School

PERHAM, Minn. — The University of Minnesota Extension Master Gardeners has cancelled the East Otter Tail County Horticultural Day set for Saturday, March 14th. It was set to take place at Prairie Wind Middle School in Perham from 8 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. A spokesperson for the event says the cancellation is over coronavirus concerns. Categories: Community, Coronavirus-MN, Minnesota News…

Fargo Police K9 Leads Detective to Major Drug Bust

Approximately 34 pounds of marijuana was found in garage in south Fargo

FARGO, N.D. — The hard work of a Fargo Police K9 leads to a major drug bust in south Fargo. Police arrested 24-year-old Kaylee Helgeson after Detective Bret Witte and K9 Kilo conducted a search on a row of garages in the 1800 Block of 39 Street South. After getting a search warrant, officers found approximately 34 pounds of marijuana….

Locally Made Creative Cans at Junkyard Brewing

"We really wanted to give each individual beer its own personality, too," says Aaron Juhnke

MOORHEAD, Minn. —  Junkyard Brewing, Moorhead’s only craft beer business, continues to draw in new customers with its unique ever-changing beer list and keeps its faithful crowd with its “Cheers-like” atmosphere. They’ve also set themselves apart with their large beer cans they call “Crowlers” and with a quick glance, you can tell they’re a work of art.   How would…

Two Trucks Vandalized in South Moorhead

Owner is looking for anyone who may have surveillance video of the incident

MOORHEAD, Minn. — There’s a search for four people involved in an act of vandalism early Saturday morning in Moorhead. The owner says they found their brand new Ford F-150 and another truck in their driveway spray painted. They say it happened shortly after 6 a.m. and the people were driving a black two-door sports car that appears to be…

Rebuilding After Fire Will Take a Minimum of One Year

It's been one week since a fire broke out at Elim Rehab and Care Center in Fargo

FARGO, N.D. — Repairs at a Fargo nursing home will take much longer than expected. It’s been one week since a fire broke out at Elim Rehab and Care Center on South University Drive. The care center will close during construction. They are giving each resident $100 to help them purchase new items that may have gotten left behind. Those…

Grand Forks Man Sentenced for Possessing Child Porn

The judge sentenced Nicholas Bartholome to nine years in federal prison

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — A Grand Forks man has been given nine years in federal prison for possessing child porn. U.S. District Court Chief Judge Peter Welte sentenced 28-year-old Nicholas Bartholome to 10 years supervised release following that sentence. Bartholome was also ordered to pay $200 in special assessments to the Crime Victims’ Fund. Between August 2017 and May 2018,…

O’Leary’s Irish Pub & Grill in Moorhead Closes

According to Facebook, the bar will reopen its door at a later date

MOORHEAD, Minn. — An Irish bar in Moorhead has closed its doors indefinitely. It’s located at 808 30th Avenue South, just off of I-94. According to a Facebook post, O’Leary’s Irish Pub and Grill is taking on a new internal and management team and says they are working behind the scenes to move in a new, positive direction. The post…