Author: TJ Nelson

Fargo Post 2 Championship Game Postponed Due To Rain

Playing In Shelby, North Carolina

SHELBY, N.C. — Fargo Post 2 was leading 2-1 in the American Legion World Series Championship game when the skies opened up once again. Play is expected to resume Wednesday morning at 10 a.m. Eastern Time.  It will be broadcast on ESPNU. The 10:00 a.m. ET start time is tentative as of now. The time could change based off of…

Del Monte Plant In Minnesota To Close This Fall

69 full-time and 294 seasonal employees Will Be Out of Jobs

SLEEPY EYE, Minn. — The Del Monte Foods plant in Sleepy Eye, Minnesota will close permanently sometime this fall, affecting 69 full-time and 294 seasonal employees. According to Del Monte Pacific Limited, the plant will permanently close after the current pack season, which it expects to be on or around Oct. 21, 2019. The layoffs will begin in stages when…

The Reverend Katanga Will Not Face Child Misconduct Charges In Cass County

Police investigated a report that he had sexual contact with a child at St. Anne's and Joachim in Fargo several years ago

FARGO, N.D. — A priest who served a church in Fargo and three parishes in south-central North Dakota will not face child sexual misconduct charges, at least in Fargo. Cass County State’s Attorney’s Office has decided it doesn’t have a strong enough case to charge the Reverend Wenceslaus Katanga. Police investigated a report that he had sexual contact with a…

Case Of Alleged Sexual Assault Handed Off To Stearns County

The driver was taken into custody and the woman was taken to an area hospital

MOORHEAD, Minn. — We are learning new information about an alleged assault in a semi on I-94 Monday morning. Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office was sent a text from a woman claiming she had been sexually assaulted by the driver. A Minnesota State Patrol trooper located a semi matching the woman’s description and stopped it on I-94 near Downer. The…

One Person Taken Into Custody After Alleged Assault Along I-94

The vehicle was impounded at the sheriff's office

CLAY CO., Minn. — Clay County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a report of an assault that occurred in a vehicle on I-94. One person was taken into custody and is being held at the Clay County Correctional Center. The vehicle was impounded at the sheriff’s office. The agency is releasing very limited details about the incident while deputies investigate. Categories:…

West Fargo Police Ask For Video From Around Aurora Elementary After Vandalism

They found several trees and other property in the area that were damaged by vandals

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Police in West Fargo are looking for security camera footage from around Aurora Elementary School. On Sunday, officers were called to the school after getting a report of vandalism. They found several trees and other property in the area that were damaged by vandals. If you live in the area and have video from early Sunday,…

Rep. Omar Asks Other Members Of Congress To Visit Israel After Country Bans Her

Omar says she and Rep. Tlaib are being prevented from carrying out their duties as members of Congress

Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) (second from left) Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) (fourth from left)ST. PAUL, Minn. — Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota is calling on other members of Congress to visit Israel while she and Rep. Rashida Tlaib cannot. “Denying a visit to duly elected members of congress is not consistent with being an ally,” said Omar. The women made…

Minnesota Farmers Union President Not Happy With Ongoing Trade War

President Trump tweeting Sunday that the country is "Poised for big growth after trade deals are completed."

Gary Wertish/President, Minnesota Farmers UnionST. PAUL, Minn. — White House trade adviser Peter Navarro says President Donald Trump “has the backs of farmers.” He made that comment Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union”. He says “a lot” of the money the U.S. is taking in from tariffs is “going right to the farmers.” Farmers have been hit hard by…

Two Children Hurt In Rear-End Crash on Highway 59 Near Detroit Lakes

The children were taken to St. Mary's Hospital in Detroit Lakes with non-life threatening injuries

BECKER CO., Minn. — Two children ages 3 and 5 were hurt in a two-vehicle crash near Detroit Lakes Saturday. Minnesota State Patrol says they were traveling south on Highway 59 when a pickup in front slowed down to make a left turn. The driver rear-ended the pickup. The children were taken to St. Mary’s Hospital in Detroit Lakes with…

Moorhead And Clay County Combine For Joint Powers Authority To Support F-M Diversion

The authority held its first meeting on Wednesday at the Clay County Courthouse

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Moorhead and Clay County are reaffirming support for the FM Diversion Project. The entities have formed a Joint Powers Authority: the MCCJPA. The authority held its first meeting on Wednesday at the Clay County Courthouse. Its primary objectives include acquiring necessary property rights and pursuing additional funding for the diversion. Moorhead Mayor Johnathan Judd was elected Chair…