Author: Joe Radske

WE Fest announces headliners for August return to Detroit Lakes

The festival will open with Florida Georgia Line on Thursday, August 5. Dierks Bentley will perform Friday, August 6 and Blake Shelton on Saturday, August 7.

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. (KVRR) — WE Fest has announced 2021’s Headliners. The festival will open with Florida Georgia Line on Thursday, August 5. Dierks Bentley will perform Friday, August 6 and Blake Shelton on Saturday, August 7. Three-day festival tickets will be available for purchase beginning Friday, January 15 at 10am CST. August 5 – 7, 2021 will mark the…

Essentia Health may acquire CHI in North Dakota, Minnesota

FARGO  – Fargo and Duluth-based Essentia Health and CommonSpirit Health have signed a letter of intent for CommonSpirit-owned facilities operating under the CHI brand in North Dakota and Minnesota to join Essentia Health. The deal would include CHI St. Alexius Medical Center in Bismarck and 13 critical access hospitals, along with associated clinics and living communities now operated by CommonSpirit…

LIVE COVERAGE: National Guard deployed as Trump supporters storm U.S. Capitol

WASHINGTON – One person has been shot at the U.S. Capitol as dozens of supporters of President Donald Trump stormed the building and violently clashed with police. They have forced lawmakers to be rushed from the building and interrupted challenges to Joe Biden’s Electoral College victory. Trump issued a restrained call for peace but did not call on his supporters…

Missing Wahpeton woman may be in Fargo

WAHPETON, N.D. (KFGO) – The Wahpeton Police Department is asking for help in finding a missing Wahpeton woman. Janet Faye Nelson, 66, was last heard from at approximately noon Thursday. Nelson was on her way to Fargo in a Maroon 2006 Chevrolet TrailBlazer with North Dakota License plate 369AXD. Her cell phone was last located in Fargo at 1:36 a.m….

Minneapolis Police shoot and kill a man during traffic stop

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – Police in Minneapolis shot and killed a man during a traffic stop on the city’s south side Wednesday night. The shooting was the first police-involved death in Minneapolis since George Floyd died in May while being arrested by four officers, and stirred anxiety about renewed protests in the city. Officers were carrying out a traffic stop on…

MN Governor Walz expected to extend pause on indoor dining through the holidays

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Gov. Tim Walz plans to keep bars and restaurants in Minnesota closed for indoor service through the holidays. Walz is expected to make a formal announcement Wednesday on extending the restrictions he imposed last month for a four-week “pause” that was due to expire Friday. The governor’s order also closed fitness centers and other places…

KFGO’s Bob Harris Dies of COVID-19 After 2 Week Battle

FARGO (KFGO) – KFGO personality Bob Harris has lost his fight with COVID-19. Harris, 65, died at Sanford Medical Center in Fargo early Friday evening. He was hospitalized Thanksgiving Day after experiencing shortness of breath. Harris had been in the ICU. Harris, long time host of “Night Time Live” and “The Harris Happening” podcast, was well known and respected in…