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Presentation on Notable Local Journalist Jane Swisshelm

This week's topic is Jane Swisshelm; a prominent journalist in the 1860's who wrote for a newspaper in Saint Cloud Minnesota

ABERCROMBIE, N.D.– Fort Abercrombie is hosting historical presentations about the area. This week’s topic is Jane Swisshelm; a prominent journalist in the 1860’s who wrote for a newspaper in Saint Cloud Minnesota. At the time, she was an abolitionist and activist for women’s rights and was the first woman to cover a story from the Senate Press Gallery. The historical center…

Red Lake Police Try To Identify Young School Vandals

They Want to seek restitution from the boys' parents

1/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/3 Show Caption Hide Caption RED LAKE, MN — Police are searching for a group of kids that broke into schools and bus garages in Red Lake, Minnesota causing thousands of dollars in damage. They posted these pictures to Facebook and said the kids, who are believed to be ages 11…

Dad Drowns While Attempting To Save Child At Dead Shot Bay Day Before Father’s Day

The Becker County sheriff's office says Christopher Schultz jumped into Detroit Lake after his child fell from the bridge

Chris Schultz/GoFundMeDETROIT LAKES, MN — Authorities say a father died while trying to save his 3-year-old child who fell from a bridge into a northwestern Minnesota lake. The Becker County sheriff’s office says Christopher Schultz jumped into Detroit Lake after his child fell from the bridge at Dead Shot Bay on Saturday evening. The sheriff’s office says in a news release…

First Annual Juneteenth Celebration in Moorhead

Over a hundred and fifty years have passed since the Emancipation Proclamation, and celebrations across the country called Juneteenth are commemorating just that.

MOORHEAD, Minn.– Over a hundred and fifty years have passed since the Emancipation Proclamation, and celebrations across the country called Juneteenth are commemorating just that. June 19th, 1865, better known as Juneteenth, is the day slavery ended. The celebration is centered around education and self–improvement….One local organization is hoping to teach the community about its significance. “I wanted to bring this…

Gov. Walz Considers Special Session to Help Diabetics

Walz says he's open to calling a special session to help diabetics who can't afford the cost of insulin,

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Gov. Tim Walz says he’s open to calling a special session to help diabetics who can’t afford the cost of insulin, but lawmakers must first work out a deal. A measure that would have established an emergency insulin program had broad support during the legislative session, but was left out of budget bills. The program would…

Services Set For Professional Runner And Perham Native Gabe Grunewald

The athlete died Tuesday at the age of 32 following a ten-year cancer battle

Courtesy: @gg_runs/TwitterMINNEAPOLIS, MN — Services are set for professional runner Gabe Grunewald, the Perham, Minnesota native who passed away from cancer this week. A visitation will be held Sunday from 2-5 at Washburn-McReavy Hillside Chapel in Minneapolis. A second visitation will be held from 10-noon on Monday at the Basilica of St. Mary in Minneapolis with the funeral to follow at…

Authorities Identify Mahnomen County Drowning Victim

The sheriff's office says 19-year-old Chase Hron was jet-skiing and not wearing a life jacket

MAHNOMEN COUNTY, Minn. — A 19-year-old Thief River Falls man has been identified as the victim of a drowning last Friday night in Mahnomen County. The sheriff’s office says Chase Hron was jet-skiing and not wearing a life jacket on Vanose Lake. An extensive ground, air and water search was conducted before Hron’s body was recovered on Saturday. Categories: Local…

‘Vikings Table’ Will Roll Out to Serve Hungry Kids

The Minnesota Vikings Foundation wants to cut down on childhood obesity and hunger in the Twin Cities

EAGAN, Minn. — The Minnesota Vikings roll out a new food truck to serve free, healthy meals to children. The custom-built purple truck called ‘Vikings Table’ is part of the Minnesota Vikings Foundation’s attempt to cut down on childhood obesity and hunger in the Twin Cities. The food truck will be partnered up with nonprofits to serve meals through October….

1 Dead, 6 Hurt After Mahnomen County Crash

MAHNOMEN COUNTY, Minn. One person is dead and six others are in the hospital after a head-on crash in Mahnomen County. Mahnomen County Deputies responded around 5:40 Wednesday night to County Road three and 250th Street. Authorities say two vehicles collided on a gravel road at the top of a hill. Four adults and three children are hurt. Six people…

Giant Table Brings Dilworth and Moorhead Community Members Closer

The Longest table is an opportunity for people to connect with others in their community

DILWORTH, Minn.– A giant table is bringing community members from Moorhead and Dilworth together. The Longest table is an opportunity for people to connect with others in their community. People share their stories of why they came to the area and why they’ve stayed. The Lions club provided food for everyone who showed up. The goal of the event is to…