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How to Help a Loved One Who is Struggling with Sexual Assault

Victims tell their story when they're ready to. How you can help. KMSP Fox 9 Reporter Iris Perez reports

ST. PAUL, Minn. — With several people in power being accused of sexual assault and harassment, many people are looking to reach out to the victims. They are looking for a way to help. “It reminds all of us of whatever past traumas and experiences we’ve had,” Teri Walker McLaughlin says.  She is the executive director with the Minnesota Coalition…

Locals Say They’re Shocked and Disgusted at U.S. Senator Al Franken

Most people we asked were shocked by the allegations while others question its legitimacy

MOORHEAD, Minn. — People throughout the metro said they’re shocked and disgusted by the photo of Senator Al Franken touching L.A. talk show host Leeann Tweeden in her sleep. Many are calling for his immediate resignation while others want it to be investigated first. “Oh man, that’s not funny at all,” said Bryan Johnson, of Fargo, when he saw the…

Thousands Walk Against Pancreatic Cancer in Downtown Fargo

They cracked the glow sticks and braved the cold to honor people they love

FARGO, ND — The streets of downtown were lit up purple for the fifth annual Walk Against Pancreatic Cancer. Walkers cracked purple glow sticks and braved the harsh winds in a walk from First Lutheran Church to Hotel Donaldson. The FM Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Group puts up this event to spread awareness and bring more resources to patients in need….

Minnesotans in Shock Over Alleged Sexual Misconduct by Sen. Al Franken

Many of the people we asked said they didn't hear about it before we told them and are surprised to see the string of accusations reach Franken

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Many people in Moorhead say they were shocked by the photo of Al Franken with Leeann Tweeden. Many of the people we asked said they didn’t hear about it before we told them and are surprised to see the string of accusations reach Franken. Brad Leeser with Clay County Republicans says any investigation is dragging it out…

Minnesota Senator Al Franken Accused of Sexual Misconduct

Franken is facing two accusers. CNN's Omar Jimez reports from Washington

  WASHINGTON, D.C. (CNN) — New allegations of sexual misconduct are rocking Capitol Hill. Democratic Senator Al Franken of Minnesota is facing two accusers. One of those women says two separate incidents took place on a USO Tour back in 2006, before Franken was a senator. Franken is the latest political figure to be accused of inappropriate sexual conduct. Leeann…

The F5 Project – Sunday At 9

For many felons, the transition for jail to the real world can be hard. The F5 Project helps make the process easier. Sunday at 9, meet the F5 Project founder Adam Martin. Hear how he took his own experience and turned it into helping others. Watch the F5 Project on KVRR Local News. Where local news comes first.

Family in Mourning After a Murder-Suicide in Menahga

The men are identified as 82 year-old Carl Albin and 67 year-old Michael Callahan.

  MENAHGA, Minn. — Family members are grieving after a series of tragedies, the latest being a murder-suicide in Menahga, Minnesota. Authorities said two bodies were found with gunshot wounds in a house just after midnight. Police wouldn’t tell concerned family members the names of two men found dead at 814 Oak Avenue Northeast. Sherrill Johnson is certain it was…

Governor Burgum Honors SunButter Headquarters in Fargo

They say they're selling millions of jars across the continent, doubling their sales from the past two years

FARGO, ND — Governor Burgum made a stop at SunButter’s headquarters to celebrate their commitment to manufacturing in Fargo. Officials with the company which makes seed-to-jar sunflower butter say they’re fast growing and employ more than 20 people in the area. They say they’re selling millions of jars across the continent, doubling their sales from the past two years. SunButter…

UPDATE: Police Confirm Murder-Suicide in Menahga

Police found two male bodies inside the home of 814 Oak Avenue Northeast after responding to a 911 call just after midnight

MENAHGA, Minn. — Police are calling it a murder – suicide after two bodies are found in a Menahga, Minnesota home. Family members of one of the men  drove up to the home  for a 3:00 p.m. funeral, but when they got here, they found out another tragedy may have happened in their family. Police found two male bodies inside…

Family of Lukas Kusters, the “Dutch Destroyer,” Comes to Fargo

The family of a boy whose dying wish was to meet Carson Wentz were honored guests at the Harvest Bowl

FARGO, ND — A family from Delaware got the celebrity treatment this weekend in Fargo. Parents and siblings of the late Lukas Kusters, a boy whose dying wish was to meet Carson Wentz, got a warm welcome at Saturday’s Harvest Bowl. A weekend trip to Fargo was a much needed vacation. “The welcome we’ve received,” said Rebecca Burmeff, mother of…