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Colorblind glasses help Moorhead man see life more vibrantly

Daniel Haglund has been red-green colorblind all his life

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Life has started to look a whole lot brighter for Daniel Haglund. For the first time, Haglund was able to see all colors as they are suppose to be seen. “I was anticipating it for my whole life,” said Haglund. “You always want to know what everyone else is seeing, but there is no way to see…

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…

GoFundMe created to support family of man killed in Otter Tail County tornado

Nearly $4,000 of the $10,000 goal has been raised so far.

1/2 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2 Show Caption Hide Caption BATTLE LAKE, Minn.–A GoFundMe has been set up to support the family of the man who died during a tornado in Dalton and Ashby Wednesday evening. Thirty-year-old Seth Nelson was identified as the victim on Thursday. According to the GoFundMe page, Seth leaves behind his wife, Joey, and four kids….

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…

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: Missing woman located in Fargo

Patricia was recently in Detroit Lakes, but it is unknown if she is currently in that area.

1/2 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2 Show Caption Hide Caption UPDATE: The Moorhead Police Department says Patricia Edland has been located in Fargo.   MOORHEAD, Minn.–The Moorhead Police Department is asking the public’s help locating a missing woman. Police say 51-year-old Patricia Edland of Moorhead was last seen on Sunday, July 5 in the 1800 block of 20 Street South….

UPDATE: One person dead after tornado in Otter Tail County

1/3 Courtesy: Jon Johnson Show Caption Hide Caption 2/3 Courtesy: Jon Johnson Show Caption Hide Caption 3/3 Courtesy: Jon Johnson Show Caption Hide Caption UPDATE: One person has died and two people are hurt after a tornado near Dalton, Minnesota. For about 30 minutes just after 5:00 Wednesday night, the storm ripped its way across the fields out here and…