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Former Trump Campaign Manager Paul Manafort Pleads Guilty

WASHINGTON (AP) – Paul Manafort’s lawyer says the former Trump campaign chairman cut a deal with prosecutors “to make sure that his family was able to remain safe and live a good life.” Kevin Downing says Manafort, of Alexandria, Virginia, has “accepted responsibility.” Manafort agreed to cooperate with the special counsel’s Russia probe and pleaded guilty to two federal crimes…

Tips from the public help Fargo police catch alleged overnight burglars

1/2 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2 Show Caption Hide Caption FARGO, N.D. (KFGO) – Tips from the public led to the arrests of two alleged burglars in Fargo overnight. A driver reported a man in a hooded sweatshirt break a window at Larson Welding and Machine Shop in the 2600 block of 1st Avenue North. Police surrounded the building as…

Fargo Police K9 Falco helps catch two suspects overnight

1/2 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2 Show Caption Hide Caption FARGO, N.D. (KFGO) – Two people were arrested in Fargo in separate incidents with credit to police K9 Falco. Police say shortly before 1 a.m. Thursday, a man who led authorities in Clay County on a pursuit crossed in Fargo and abandoned his vehicle on 25th Street South, near I-94…

Burt Reynolds, legendary actor of ‘Smokey and the Bandit’ fame, dead at 82

(CNN) – Burt Reynolds, the mustachioed megastar who first strutted on screen more than half a century ago, died Thursday, according to his agent Todd Eisner. He was 82. The Georgia native, whose easy-going charms and handsome looks drew prominent roles in films such as “Smokey and the Bandit” and “Boogie Nights, suffered a cardiac arrest, Eisner said. An iconic Hollywood…

Minnesota State Fair attendance tops 2 million, breaking record

FALCON HEIGHTS, MINN. (KMSP) – Total attendance for the 2018 Minnesota State Fair surpassed two million visitors for the first time in Great Minnesota Get-Together history. Five record-breaking days of attendance offset several rainy days, leading to the record-breaking grand total of 2,046,533 for 2018. The second Saturday of the State Fair is traditionally the most-attended of the 12 days, and this year’s second Saturday delivered a record-breaking 270,426…

Otter Tail County home ‘likely totaled’ in fire

Vergas, MN (KFGO) – A rural Vergas, Minnesota residence was destroyed in a fire Sunday afternoon. The Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office says around 4:30 p.m., the fire was reported by a boater on Rose Lake. Frazee, Perham, Vergas and Detroit Lakes fire departments responded. The fire was extinguished but the sheriff’s office says the home was “likely totaled.” No…

Fargo man seriously injured in I-94 crash

Fargo, N.D. (KFGO) – A 20-year-old Fargo man was critically injured in a single-vehicle crash on the Red River Bridge on I-94 early Sunday morning. The highway patrol says around 4:10, a SUV was eastbound on I-94 at an unknown speed when the vehicle veered to the right, leaving the road and striking a guardrail. The SUV then ricocheted to…

Record-breaking Opening Day of Minnesota State Fair

FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. (KMSP) – There’s a new record for opening day attendance at the Minnesota State Fair. 122,695 people came out to the Great Minnesota Get-Together on Thursday, Aug. 24, smashing the previous Day 1 record of 119,145 set in 2010. Historically, Day 1 of the Minnesota State Fair is the lowest-attended day. The all-time single day record was the second Saturday in 2016,…

Miss America Cara Mund: Leadership bullied, silenced me

Courtesy: Tessie Jones PhotographyATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (KFGO) – The reigning Miss America says she has been bullied, manipulated and silenced by the pageant’s current leadership, including Gretchen Carlson. In a letter sent Friday to former Miss Americas, Cara Mund says she decided to speak out despite the risk of punishment. Her letter is reminiscent of the movie “Mean Girls,” in…