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Organization Wants To Start Alternative Baseball In FM Metro

The organization is looking for volunteers, coaches and players to be apart of the team.

GEORGIA — Alternative Baseball is a program based in Georgia that started in 2016. Founder Taylor Duncan says he was denied opportunities to play the sport he loved due to misconceptions about having Autism. So, Duncan created a space free of judgement for teens and adults to play baseball as well as gain physical and social skills. The organization is…

GoFundMe Started For Barnesville Family After House Fire

Scott and Megan Bauer and their three young children escaped the house after it was hit by lightning

BARNESVILLE, Minn. — A GoFundMe account has been started for a Barnesville family who lost their home to fire early this week. Scott and Megan Bauer and their three young children escaped the house after it was hit by lightning during storms. Strong winds helped fuel the fire and it eventually destroyed the house. The family lost nearly everything inside….

Missing Wheaton Man’s Death Ruled a Homicide

68-year-old Terry McCoy's body was found in Traverse County on Monday

TRAVERSE CO., Minn. — A Wheaton man’s death is ruled a homicide by the Ramsey County Medical Examiner. 68-year-old Terry McCoy’s body was found in Traverse County on Monday. He was reported missing on June 18 after he was last seen around 5:30 p.m. on June 17. The Traverse County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the homicide along with the Minnesota…

WATCH LIVE: Otter Tail County Sheriff to discuss tornado aftermath

The press conference will begin at 3:30 p.m.

1/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/4 Show Caption Hide Caption DALTON, Minn.–Otter Tail County Sheriff Barry Fitzgibbons is holding a press conference to discuss the aftermath of the tornado that tore through Dalton and Ashby Wednesday evening. Sheriff Fitzgibbons will be joined by Emergency Management Director Patrick Waletzko and County…

30 year old man is victim of Dalton Ashby Tornado

Otter Tail County officials will hold a press conference at 3:30 p.m. It will be carried on our website and Facebook page.

OTTER TAIL COUNTY, MN — The Otter Tail Sheriff’s Department released the name of the man killed in Wednesday’s tornado. 30 year old  Seth Nelson, Battle Lake, MN,  died as a result of the tornadoes. Officials say in the early evening hours of July 8 two tornadoes touched down in Otter Tail County. Nelson was working in a shed with…

Grand Forks Public Health to hold COVID-19 testing event July 15

Grand Forks Public Health's goal is to test 1,600 people.

GRAND FORKS, N.D.–Grand Forks Public Health is holding a drive through COVID-19 testing event at the Alerus Center on July 15. Grand Forks Emergency Management, the North Dakota Department of Health and the North Dakota National Guard will assist with the event. Testing is open to the anyone ages five and up, and anyone who previously tested negative is invited…

Man arrested following assault with a firearm in Moorhead

Police say Williams and the victim knew each other.

MOORHEAD, Minn.–A man was arrested Wednesday afternoon after assaulting and choking a woman. The Moorhead Police Department responded to the 1000 block of 18 Street South at approximately 12:40 p.m. The victim told police a man had assaulted her, choked her and reportedly displayed a pistol during the assault. Shortly after officers arrived, they located 23-year-old Malik Shaquan Williams and…

UPDATE: Southwest Recreation Pool to reopen Thursday

UPDATE: Southwest Recreation Pool will reopen to the public on Thursday after it was temporarily closed. Staff at the pool were recently exposed to an individual who tested positive for COVID-19. The exposed staff were tested and the results came back negative for the virus. Fargo Cass Public Health determined there is no concern for the public.   FARGO, N.D.–The…

Jade Presents seeks support to “Save Our Stages”

FARGO, N.D.–Jade Presents and other local venues are asking for support from concert goers and local government officials to help save independent music venues across the United States. Jade Presents hosts music events at venues such as Bluestem Amphitheater, Fargo Theatre, Sanctuary Events Center, Fargo Brewing Company and The Aquarium. A campaign titled “Save Our Stages” was created by National…