Minnesota News

14th annual Fill the Dome food drive looks different amid the pandemic

Donations will be accepted through December 17th

FARGO, N.D. — This time of year, the FargoDome is usually filled with thousands of pounds of food donations to be given to struggling families. With the coronavirus still rampant, the Dome will remain empty this year, but the donations will continue to come in. The holiday season is a time for giving back, and the need for generosity is…

Fire leaves significant damage to home in rural Glyndon

An Older Gentleman Narrowly Escapes House Fire Unscathed

NEAR GLYNDON, Minn. – The Minnesota State Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating the cause of a house fire in rural Glyndon. Fire departments from Glyndon, Dilworth, and Hawley responded shortly after 10:00 Sunday night. Smoke and flames were coming from the house as firefighters arrived on scene. The main fire was knocked down within minutes. People living in the house…

Minnesota launches Covid-19 detection app to help slow the spread of Covid-19

The app will help notify people of potential exposure

MINNESOTA – A new smartphone app is helping curb the spread of Covid-19 in Minnesota. Governor Tim Walz unveiled the new COVIDaware MN app. It allows people to be notified if someone who’s been near them has tested positive for the virus. It will also allow them to warn other people they may have been in contact with anonymously if…

Corps of Engineers approves key Line 3 permit

MINNEAPOLIS – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has approved one of the last remaining permits for Enbridge Energy’s planned Line 3 crude oil pipeline replacement across northern Minnesota. All that remains now is for the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency to issue a storm water construction permit, and then for the Public Utilities Commission to give a final green light….

Moorhead Man Accused of Assaulting Two Women

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A Moorhead man is accused of assaulting two women with a knife and other items in their apartment. It was reported Thursday night around 7:15 in the 1900 block of 18th Avenue South. Police determined 20-year-old Ashton Bellefeuille, who knew the women, caused significant injuries to the upper body of both women. They were taken to the…

Vikings place Thielen on Reserve/Covid-19 List

EAGAN, Minn. – Straight off the Vikings’ heartbreaking 31-28 loss to the Cowboys, Minnesota announced wide receiver Adam Thielen has been placed on the Reserve/Covid-19 list. On its website, the Vikings say “The reserve/COVID-19 list category was created for a player who either tests positive for COVID-19 or who has been quarantined after having been in close contact with an…

WATCH: MN Governor Walz update on COVID-19 prevention

ST. PAUL, MN — Governor Tim Walz will join Minnesota IT Services (MNIT) Commissioner Tarek Tomes and Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) Infectious Disease Director Kris Ehresmann to unveil a new technology available to Minnesotans to help slow the spread of COVID-19. Categories: Community, Coronavirus-MN, Minnesota News, Moorhead Tags: COVID-19, governor tim walz, minnesota, Minnesota Department of Health, Technology

Grant will fund addition to Moorhead trail system

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) – The City of Moorhead will receive a $661,000 grant for construction of a new trail connecting Woodlawn Park and Gooseberry Mound Park. The Midtown Trail will include 0.83 miles off-road and 0.45 miles of on-street trails. When combined with the 4.8 mile Blue Goose Trail completed this past summer, Moorhead bicyclists and pedestrians will have a…

Glyndon house fire under investigation

CLAY COUNTY, MINN.  – Fire departments from Glyndon, Dilworth, and Hawley responded to a fire Sunday shortly after 10 p.m. at a home at 2007 170th Street North in rural Glyndon. Smoke and flames were coming from the house as firefighters arrived on the scene. The main fire was knocked down within minutes. Crews remained on the scene for several…