Minnesota News

Once Popular McDonald’s In Fargo Reduced To Rubble

BNSF Railway Owns The Land And says it has no immediate plans

FARGO, N.D. — McDonald’s on Main Avenue in Fargo is no more. Crews are working to demolish the structure. BNSF Railway, which owns the land, says the franchise owner terminated the lease at the end of 2019. A notice was given to customers on New Year’s Day announcing the closing and inviting people to visit other McDonald’s locations in Fargo,…

Moorhead Police Searching for Individuals Suspected of Tampering with Mailboxes

The individuals have not been identified.

MOORHEAD, Minn.–The Moorhead Police Department is searching for two individuals believed to be involved in mailbox tampering. Police say the mailboxes between 8th Street South and 14th Street South near Belsly Boulevard were tampered with between 2:30 a.m. and 4:30 a.m. on Thursday. The individuals have not been identified, but police say one of the suspects is a tall, white…

Northern Metals fire in Becker, Minnesota ‘under control’ after 3 Days

The fire is creating so much smoke the massive plume can be seen from miles away.

1/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/3 Show Caption Hide Caption BECKER, Minn. (FOX 9)–In their third day battling the blaze, officials say “major progress has been made” in fighting the Northern Metals Recycling car debris fire in Becker, Minn. Thursday morning. Additionally, Becker Police say the “fire is being maintained and is under control and this…

LIVE: Pet Connection: Meet the Puppies

Does it get any better than this?

PUPPIES. Need we say more? Two seven-week-old bundles of warm, wiggly, snuggly kisses and cuddles stopped by the Morning Show studios to say hello and let us know they’re just one week away from being up for adoption. Their foster names are Twix (the boy) and Lollipop (the girl), and they couldn’t be sweeter. The pittie puppies came to 4…

Concordia College Students Talks LGBTQ Issues At Gender Matters Expo

The topics ranged from sexual violence, discrimination and LGBTQ issues.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Students and staff packed into Firda Nilsen Lounge to talk about gender issues in the community. The topics ranged from sexual violence, discrimination and LGBTQ issues. “The issues that are very real gender affects our material lives and to help identify and continue to make people’s lives better,” Co-director, Women’s & Gender Studies Karla Knutson said. Allie…

Chief Meteorologist Rob Kupec reads to students in Glyndon

Rob read "The Snowy Day" to the first graders.

GLYNDON, Minn.- Rob stopped by the school to read to a couple of classes of first graders. He also spoke about his job as a meteorologist and answered any questions that the kids had. One of the questions asked the first graders asked was which is worse: a hurricane or a tornado? “A hurricane is a much bigger storm, and so…

MSUM hosts Spring 2020 Career Fair

The event showcased local bushinesses and organizations to allow students to network

MOORHEAD, Minn. — MSUM helped its students prepare for the future with the Spring 2020 Career Fair. Students were invited to attend the day’s three-hour event on campus to learn about and connect with local businesses about career and internship opportunities. Representatives from companies and organization were there from many different industries including construction, media and law enforcement. It gave…

Beloved Bus Driver To Be Buried In School Bus-Themed Casket

Glen Davis spent 55 years as a school bus driver for Grand Meadow Schools

GRAND MEADOW, Minn. — A beloved school bus driver is honored with a special school bus-themed casket after passing away over the weekend in Grand Meadow, Minnesota. That is south of Rochester. 88-year-old Glen Davis was a lifelong resident of Grand Meadow and spent 55 years as a school bus driver for Grand Meadow Schools. His bus kids lovingly called…

UPDATE: Authorities Arrest Suspect Involved in Bemidji Shooting

The man is considered armed and dangerous.

UPDATE: The Bemidji Police Department reports that 18-year-old Antonio Parkhurst was arrested in connection with the shooting of a 20-year-old man. Authorities credit the tips and assistance from the public for helping catch Parkhurst.   BEMIDJI, Minn.–Authorities in northern Minnesota are searching for a suspect in a fatal shooting. Beltrami County sheriff’s dispatchers got a call about a man who…