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U of M Department Head Accused of Illegally Purchasing Guns

Investigators say he purchased 14 handguns from seven different shops in a two-and-a-half week span this summer

  MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — A department head at the University of Minnesota has been accused of illegally purchasing guns. Massoud Amin is under felony indictment for providing fabricated financial documents during his divorce. The indictment bans him from buying guns. But investigators say he purchased 14 handguns from seven different shops in a two-and-a-half week span this summer. Amin is…

Dilworth Police Officers Hauling Donated Supplies to Harvey Victims in Texas

Police Chief Ty Sharpe says bottled water, diapers, groceries, pet food and Walmart gift cards are among the items being accepted

DILWORTH, Minn. — Two people from the Dilworth Police Department plan to take a truck and trailer of supplies to Texas to help victims of Hurricane Harvey. It’s parked at Walmart in Dilworth and it’s filling up fast. Police Chief Ty Sharpe says bottled water, diapers, groceries, pet food and Walmart gift cards are among the items being accepted. Non-perishable…

Sen. Klobuchar Visits with National Guard Members in Moorhead

Klobuchar co-sponsored the "Forever GI Bill" which has been signed into law

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Sen. Amy Klobuchar was in Moorhead to inform National Guard and Reserve members about ways she plans to push legislation that will help their families. Klobuchar said she wants to help them because they don’t get the same benefits as one another, despite being on the same mission. She has enacted bills supporting the National Guard in…

Crookston Teen Accused of Business Vandalism on Broadway

Police arrested 18-year-old Bryan Wagner around 4:30 this morning

CROOKSTON, Minn. — A teen is facing charges after shattering several glass doors on Broadway in Crookston. Police arrested 18-year-old Bryan Wagner around 4:30 this morning. His clothing matched the description given in a motor vehicle tampering incident around the time of the vandalism. Wagner is accused of setting off an alarm after shattering the glass on a side door…

Governor Dayton Names New Head of Minnesota National Guard

1/2 Maj. Gen. Richard Nash is retiring from the Minnesota National Guard at the end of October 2017 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2 Maj. Gen. Jon Jensen has been named as head of the Minnesota National Guard Show Caption Hide Caption ST. PAUL, Minn. — Gov. Dayton has named Maj. Gen. Jon Jensen to take over as head of the…

Moorhead Kids Hit the Basketball Court with the Timberwolves

People in the community had the chance to vote for Woodlawn, Lamb or Northeast Park to receive the basketball court

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Kids from the community got a chance to head out on the basketball court with the Minnesota Timberwolves. Center Cole Aldrich and others with the Timberwolves unveiled a new court at Woodlawn Park as part of their “New Era, New Courts” program. In a partnership with U.S. Bank, the team selected three basketball courts to refurbish including…

Money Talks: Headlines And Your Bottom Line

How North Korea, Hurricane Harvey, and other news affects stocks.

The world of news is filled with ups and downs, and that often means stocks rise and fall with them. Lately, we’ve been seeing serious drama in the news. North Korea’s missile launch over Japan, President Trump’s comments to the North Korean regime, and the disaster displacing thousands of Americans from Houston in the wake of Hurricane Harvey are all…

Concordia Students Ditch the Classroom to Give Back to the Community

At Great Plains Food Bank, students helped package potatoes

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Hundreds of first year Concordia students ditched the classroom to give back to the community. The college’s annual Hands for Change event allows students to participate in 28 service projects throughout the area. At Great Plains Food Bank, students helped package potatoes. The potatoes will be sent to towns in the area for families who can’t afford…

New Streaming Feature for the MN Supreme Court: Legal Battle Between Gov. Dayton and Republicans

The Supreme Court's ruling could set major precedent for a governor's use of the veto pen

ST. PAUL, Minn. — The legal battle between Gov. Dayton and Republican lawmakers is in the hands of Minnesota’s highest court and for the first time in the court’s history, it was streamed live. “If we rule in your favor, doesn’t that mean that some future governor could defund the judiciary or that some future legislature could defund the judiciary?”…

Jet Ski Rider Goes Missing at West Battle Lake

Search crews say they will not stop until he is found

WEST BATTLE LAKE, Minn. — A jet ski was found on West Battle Lake Saturday night, but its rider is still missing. Squad cars with empty boat trailers line the east entry port around noon on Sunday. This is day two of the Otter Tail County dive team’s search for a missing man, likely in his 40’s. Several electronic sensors…