Minnesota News

Sabin Man Sentenced in Crash That Killed Two-Year-Old Boy

The crash in Moorhead killed a two-year-old boy from Breckenridge in 2018

CLAY COUNTY, Minn. — A Sabin man has been sentenced for a crash that killed a two-year-old boy. Forty–two–year Jeremy Sagvold is given 3 years and 6 months in prison for criminal vehicular homicide and a misdemeanor count of careless driving. He was acquitted of manslaughter. The crash killed 2–year–old Zaiden Engen Ness of Breckenridge. In January 2018, Sagvold was…

No Signs of Brain Damage For Young Boy Tossed From Third Floor At Mall of America

The GoFundMe set up for Landen has reached more than $985,000 with a $1 million goal

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (Fox 9) — Earlier this month, five-year-old Landen was thrown from the third floor of the Mall of America, suffering serious injuries. Though the boy has been recovering well, he still has a long road ahead. A Minnesota doctor who has helped many children with traumatic injuries shared her opinion on the boy’s case. Landen’s pastor recently told the…

Pelican Rapids Woman To Plead Guilty To Embezzling From Fargo Rental Company

Federal prosecutors say Mickey Haarstad stole between $500,000 and $1.5 million from Campbell Properties

FARGO, ND — A Pelican Rapids, Minnesota woman has agreed to plead guilty to embezzling large amounts of money from a Fargo property management company. Federal prosecutors say Mickey Haarstad stole between $500,000 and $1.5 million from Campbell Properties. She faces a maximum of 30 years in prison and a $500,000 fine, but prosecutors plan to ask for a sentence at…

MN Senate GOP Releases Tax Bill, Rep. Paul Marquart Responds

Republicans who control the Minnesota Senate have unveiled a tax bill they say will benefit all Minnesota taxpayers and provide tax cuts to half of them. The bill contrasts with proposals from Gov. Tim Walz and the House Democratic majority that would raise gasoline and other taxes. It includes a quarter–point income tax cut for middle–class taxpayers and would shelter…

Funeral Details for DNR Conservation Officer

The visitation and funeral are open to the public.

PINE CITY, MN —  Funeral details have been finalized for Minnesota DNR Conservation Officer Eugene Wynn, who died in the line of duty Friday, April 19 while responding to a call on Cross Lake in Pine City. The visitation and funeral are open to the public. VISITATION: Friday, April 26, from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Pine City…

Minnesota HS Graduation Rates A Record High

Even with the record rate, education officials say major disparities remain between white students and students of color.

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) _ The Minnesota Department of Education says about 83 percent of high school seniors graduated last year _ the highest graduation rate on record. It’s up one-half of a percentage point from 2017. Even with the record rate, education officials say major disparities remain between white students and students of color. The graduation rate for black…

FAA Officials Visit UND As Senator Hoeven Pushes Air Traffic Control Hiring Reform Bill

Hoeven also announced that a new Unmanned Aerial Systems Super Corridor is coming to the Red River Valley

GRAND FORKS, ND — Top officials from the Federal Aviation Administration are at UND in Grand Forks to talk about reforming the air traffic control hiring process. Senator John Hoeven recently introduced his bipartisan ATC Hiring Reform Act of 2019. It would enable the FAA to prioritize the hiring of veterans and graduates of FAA certified schools, like UND. The schools…

Two Men Plead Guilty For Heroin Conspiracy That Resulted In Two Shooting Deaths

The deaths happened in October 2018 at on the Red Lake Indian Reservation

RED LAKE RESERVATION, MN — Two men have pleaded guilty for their roles in a heroin distribution conspiracy resulting in two shooting deaths on the Red Lake Indian Reservation. 25-year-old Bryan “Boon” Boardman and 23-year-old Franklin “Frankie” Jackson each pleaded guilty in federal court to conspiracy to distribute heroin. Authorities say the men had set up the drug sale out of…