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Sprinkler Prevents Fire From Spreading Overnight at Macy’s

Firefighters Responded To West Acres Mall After A Fire Alarm Went Off

FARGO, ND — The sprinkler system at Macy’s did its job overnight and prevented a fire from spreading. Firefighters responded to West Acres Mall around 2:42 a.m. after a fire alarm went off in Macy’s. It was determined that the fire started due to an overheated electrical device in one of the management offices. It spread to nearby office furniture…

Fergus Falls Target Supporters Plan Day of Shopping in Attempt to Save Store

They're trying to rally as many people as they can to shop at Target this Saturday to show the business a profitable day

  FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — A group of shoppers in Fergus Falls collected more than 10,000 signatures to keep their Target location. The store is set to close permanently on February 3rd, but many people in the area are fighting to keep its doors open. They’re trying to rally as many people as they can to shop at Target this…

Minnesota Chamber of Commerce Suing Minneapolis Over Promise to Raise Minimum Wage

The lawsuit accuses the city for violating existing state laws

  MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — The Minnesota Chamber of Commerce is suing the city of Minneapolis for promising to raise the minimum wage to $15.00 an hour by 2024. The lawsuit accuses the city for violating existing state laws. The Chamber’s president says too many local laws like these put a burden on companies with locations in multiple cities. A City…

Douglas County Man Identified in Farm Accident

Todd Wunderlich survived having his arm pinned in a corn picker for over an hour

  MILTONA, Minn. — A Douglas County man who survived having his arm pinned in a corn picker for about an hour has been identified. Police say 54–year–old Todd Wunderlich got his arm trapped while cleaning something out of his pull–behind corn picker. Several crews responded at around 3:30 Thursday afternoon, but had a difficult time finding Wunderlich since he…

Former North Dakota Woman Charged as an Accomplice in Murder Case

Crystal Herman, 38, is charged with helping her husband allegedly kidnap and murder a woman in 2015

NEW ROCKFORD, N.D. — A former North Dakota woman is charged as an accomplice in the murder of Amanda Engst in October of 2015. Reports say 38–year–old Crystal Herman of Shakopee is charged with helping her husband, Billy Herman, kidnap and murder Engst. The two were arrested for a string of robberies in 2015 while using a car owned by…

Semi and SUV Crash Near Edgeley Leaves One Man Dead

The victim was 79-years-old from Monango

EDGELEY, N.D. — Police say a crash in LaMoure County between a semi and an SUV killed one man and left another injured. Highway Patrol officers say it happened at an intersection northeast of Edgeley Thrusday afternoon. The 79–year–old Monango man driving the SUV was killed after both vehicles rolled into a ditch. The 41–year–old man driving the semi was…

Man Drives Through Construction Site, Gets Stuck on Train Tracks in Moorhead

He says when the train passed through, the train missed the car by a couple feet

1/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 5/5 Show Caption Hide Caption MOORHEAD, Minn. — Police say no one is hurt after a man drove through a construction site and got his car wedged into a set of train tracks. It happened at the intersection of Main…

“It’s Time:” Effort to Legalize Recreational Marijuana in ND Underway

They think it has a good chance after seeing the success a 2016 medicinal marijuana bill had at the ballot box

FARGO, ND — An effort to legalize recreational marijuana in North Dakota is underway. The campaign manager for the bill said they have at least 30 sponsors. Voters in 2018 could decide if North Dakota becomes the first state in the Midwest to legalize recreational marijuana. “Prohibition didn’t work for alcohol, it doesn’t work for this,” said Josh Dryer, campaign…

McKinley Elementary Students Sing for Local Veterans

It's a Veterans Day tradition the school has carried out for years

FARGO, ND — More than 160 students from kindergarten to 5th grade sang for our local veterans. The nearly hour-long performance at McKinley Elementary paid tribute to veterans across the country. About 30 veterans sat in as honored guests along with least 100 parents and family members. This Veterans Day Program is a school tradition which goes back at least…

Law Enforcement Encouraging People to Participate in Active Shooter Training

The sheriff says he and his staff have done about 70 presentations and he wants the number one takeaway for people to be "react, don't freeze." KMSP Fox 9 reporter Paul Blume reports from Barron County, Wisconsin

BARRON COUNTY, Wis. — A Wisconsin sheriff is encouraging active shooter training after Sunday’s massacre at a Texas church. The shooting took the lives of 25 people and an unborn child. “If the shooter is not by you, you should always run,” said Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald, who is with Barron County in Wisconsin. “Run is what we teach.” Sheriff Fitzgerald…