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Thief River Falls man pleads guilty to child pornography charges

Roggenbuck's sentencing will be at a later date.

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn.–A Thief River Falls man has plead guilty to two counts of production and attempted production of child pornograpahy. According to the guilty plea, 38-year-old Benjamin Joseph Roggenbuck used or attempted to use two prepubescent minor children to produce sexually explicit conduct between November 2012 and February 2020. Additionaly, Roggenbuck admitted to possessing and distributing child pornography….

Moorhead High School to transition to distance learning September 28

MAPS says its goal is to return MHS to a modified hybrid schedule as soon as possible.

MOORHEAD, Minn.–Moorhead High School will transition to distance learning on September 28. The Moorhead Area Public Schools’ Incident Command Team made the decision based on increased COVID-19 rates in the community. Parents received a letter from Superintendent Brandon Lunak explaining the transition. High School students will have an offsite learning day on September 23 to prepare for how distance learning…

Rally to “Back the Blue” in Moorhead

Community members come out for "F-M Back the Blue Rally."

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Some in the community are showing their support for local law enforcement in the second “F-M Back the Blue Rally.” The gathering started in the Moorhead Center Mall’s south parking lot. The event organizer spoke followed by a few members from law enforcement. The group then marched down Third Avenue South and up to Main Avenue before…

Trump Stop Is Private Event, Democrat Leader Hopes It’s Not A COVID-19 Spreader Event

BEMIDJI, Minn. — When President Donald Trump arrives in Bemidji Friday afternoon, it’ll be a private event. Those attending will need a ticket from the organizers to enter what law enforcement is calling the “exclusion zone”. We talked to the majority leader of the Minnesota House of Representatives Ryan Winkler who is from Bemidji. The Democrat doesn’t agree with the…

LIVE: Chalkfest 2020

Not a cancellation you have to chalk up to the pandemic!

During the pandemic, bright spots have seemed few and far between. But this weekend, there’s a bright and colorful festival going on right here in the metro perfect for you and the whole family. It’s Chalkfest 2020 — and it’s great to hear about a gathering whose cancellation hasn’t had to be chalked up to Covid-19. There are some changes…

Sargent County Rancher Finds Innovative Ways To Sell Her Products

Block's sales includes steaks, ground beef, and brisket

HAVANA, N.D. — Lacey Block is a sixth generation cattle rancher from Havana, North Dakota, south of Fargo in Sargent County. “It kind of just runs in our blood and there’s nothing else we want to do in this world,” said Lacey Block. She says in September of last year, she started to see that the amount of time and…

Local Firefighters Arrive In Oregon To Help Battle Wildfires

Firefighters from Fargo, Grand Forks, Williston and Across Minnesota

1/6 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/6 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/6 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/6 Show Caption Hide Caption 5/6 Show Caption Hide Caption 6/6 Show Caption Hide Caption SALEM, OR — We are getting an update on the firefighting crews from North Dakota and Minnesota who are just arriving on the West coast to help fight wildfires. The…