Author: Joe Radske

Fergus Falls man under arrest for child endangerment

FERGUS FALLS, MN (KVRR) — Fergus Falls police say a 56 year old resident is under arrest in connection with injuries to an 11 year old child. Police along with EMT’s were called to the 1100 block of Mill Street at 8:52 am Friday morning. It was reported that an 11 year old slipped, fell and suffered a head injury….

Minnesota gymnast wins gold in women’s all-around

TOKYO – Minnesota’s own Sunisa Lee became the fifth straight American woman to claim the Olympic title in the women’s all-around. She edged Rebeca Andrade of Brazil in an entertaining and hotly contested final while Simone Biles watched from the stands. The St. Paul native’s total of 57.433 points was just enough to top Andrade. The Brazilian earned the first…

What are the COVID-19 policies on local college campuses this fall

What are the mask and vaccination policies as the 2021 semester is set to begin.

FARGO, ND (KVRR) — Students are headed back to campus this fall including MSUM, NDSU, UND and Concordia. What are the mask and vaccination policies as the 2021 semester is set to begin. At Minnesota State University Moorhead, vaccinations are not required but are strongly encouraged. MSUM is offering incentives for students and employees who share why they got vaccinated….

Four pets die in Moorhead apartment fire

Two occupants of the unit were home and escaped safely.

MOORHEAD, MINN. (KFGO) – Fire caused extensive damage to a townhome in a four-unit complex plex in Moorhead overnight. Firefighters responded to the call just before midnight Sunday at 1816 Belsly Boulevard. Battalion Chief Dave Conrad says crews found heavy smoke and fire on the first floor of the two-story townhouse. It turned into a two-alarm fire with mutual aid…

Report: Vikings O-line coach out after refusing COVID-19 vaccine

MINNEAPOLIS (FOX 9) – The Minnesota Vikings and offensive line coach Rick Dennison are parting ways after Dennison refused to get a COVID-19 vaccine, according to ESPN Vikings beat reporter Courtney Cronin. Dennison is believed to be the first NFL position coach out of a job after objecting to a vaccine. The Vikings released the following statement on Dennison’s status: “The Vikings…

Sections of Highway 32 in MN closed due to pipeline protest

Pennington County Road 17 will be used as a detour.

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. (KFGO) – Ongoing protests over the Enbridge Energy Pipeline project in northwestern Minnesota have prompted the state patrol and DOT to close a section of highway. The eight-mile stretch of State Highway 32 between Thief River Falls and St. Hilaire will remain closed until further notice. The agencies say the highway has become extremely congested with…

Zebra mussels confirmed in three west-central Minnesota lakes

A DNR conservation officer found other mussels in a sandy shallow area of another lake.

ST. PAUL, Minn. – The Department of Natural Resources has confirmed zebra mussels in Clitherall Lake in Otter Tail County, Eagle Lake near Frazee and Turtle Lake near Lake Park. DNR invasive species specialists followed up on a report from a lake property owner and an angler who found zebra mussels in two of the lakes. A DNR conservation officer…

Cleveland baseball team changes its name to Guardians

Known as the Indians since 1915, Cleveland’s Major League Baseball team will be called Guardians.

CLEVELAND (AP) – Known as the Indians since 1915, Cleveland’s Major League Baseball team will be called Guardians. The ballclub announced the name change on Twitter, ending months of internal discussions triggered by a national reckoning by institutions and teams to permanently drop logos and names considered racist. The choice of Guardians will undoubtedly be criticized by many of the…