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Becker County Reveals New Jail

Construction for the New Facility began in August 2017

With an increase in population size and a need to better serve both inmates and correctional officers, a new jail for Becker County has been in the works since August of 2017. In December, the new and improved Facility was finally complete. “We needed a new jail because we were boarding out 30 to 40 inmates daily and at the…

Gas Prices Start Rising In The FM Metro Following Hike In Oil Prices

AAA says the average for a gallon of gas in the FM metro is $2.11

FARGO, ND — You’ve probably noticed that gas prices are starting to rise in the metro. AAA says the average for a gallon of gas in the FM metro is $2.11. The statewide average is $2.20. The hikes follow a jump in oil and wholesale gasoline prices. Crude oil began the week trading at its highest price point of the year…

Fire At Hillside Apartments in Pelican Rapids

Firefighters responded on Monday morning

PELICAN RAPIDS, MN — Fire has heavily damaged the Hillside Apartments in Pelican Rapids. Firefighters from Pelican Rapids and Vergas were called to the fire Monday morning. No one was hurt. The state fire marshal’s office is investigating the cause. Categories: Local News, Minnesota News Tags: Fire, HILLSIDE APARTMENTS, minnesota, PELICAN RAPIDS, Vergas

MN Gov. Walz’s Budget Proposal Includes 20 Cent Per Gallon Gas Tax Hike

ST. PAUL, Minn. (FOX 9) – Gov. Tim Walz on Tuesday proposed hiking Minnesota’s gas tax by 20 cents per gallon to pay for road and bridge projects. Under the governor’s spending proposal, the state’s gas tax would increase by 70 percent from the current 28.6 cents per gallon to 48.6 cents. That would make Minnesota’s gas tax the fourth-highest in the…

LIVE: Unglued Craft Fest

D-I-why don't you try your hand at some of this stuff?

For almost a decade now, Ashley Morken has been the mover and shaker behind one of the region’s biggest maker events: the Unglued Craft Fest. It’s grown from a small venue to now fill — and we do mean pack tight — the Plains Art Museum for a two-day event celebrating the handmade, the original, and the artisan beauty of…

Chase, Crash and Arrest From Moorhead Into Fargo

The Moorhead Police Department says around 1:30 a.m., an officer spotted a stolen vehicle.

1/1 Show Caption Hide Caption Fargo, N.D. (KFGO) – A Fargo man was arrested after backing a stolen vehicle into a Moorhead police squad and fleeing Moorhead and Fargo authorities early Tuesday morning. The Moorhead Police Department says around 1:30 a.m., an officer spotted a stolen vehicle. When the officer pulled behind the vehicle in a driveway, the driver backed…

MN Sen. Klobuchar Says Doctors Need to Change Opioid Prescribing Habits in CNN Town Hall

MANCHESTER, N.H. – Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar referenced the late singer Prince in saying that doctors need to change the prescribing habits of opioids in the United States. At a CNN town hall in New Hampshire on Monday night, Klobuchar says her state still hasn’t gotten over the 2016 death of Prince, one of Minnesota’s most famous residents. He died of…

Data Breach Impacts Local Customers of Dunn Brothers Coffee And Others

customers at these locations and dozens of others across the region could have had their credit cards compromised

BEMIDJI, MN — A new data breach to tell you about that is impacting local customers of Dunn Brothers Coffee, Tacos Trompo, the VFW in West Fargo and Vinyl Taco of Grand Forks. North Country Business Products says customers at these locations and dozens of others across the region could have had their credit cards compromised between January 3 and 24….

Rebuilding Together Calling All Contractors, Designers for Little, Free Library Competition

the winner gets a $200 Lowe's gift card

FARGO, N.D. — There are more than 35 free, little libraries in the metro but Rebuilding Together is hoping to raise that number with some help from a competition. They are calling on all area contractors and builders to build the most creative, little library. They will be displayed at the organization’s Claws 4 Cause event at the end of March…