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Douglas County Sheriff Looking For Possible Drowning Victim

Witnesses say they could see splashing briefly before losing sight.

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Minn. — The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is looking for the victim of a possible drowning. Authorites got the call late Friday night of a possible drowning on the north end of Lake Carlos near the Carlos State Park. They say they got information about an adult male who fell off a pontoon and into the water. Witnesses…

Horizon Park Volunteers Prepare For 4th Of July Celebration

YOU WILL BE ABLE TO WATCH THE FIREWORK SHOW FROM INSIDE YOUR VEHICLE IN NEARBY PARKING LOTS INCLUDING HAROLD'S ON MAIN AND DOROTHY DOBBS SCHOOL.

MOORHEAD, MINN. — A staple of the region is pushing forward as The Moorhead Business Association says it’s going to give it’s biggest fourth of July firework show. Crews were working all morning to set up the fireworks displays at Horizon Park. They say the firework show is still scheduled to start at 10:20, but depending on the weather it…

Horizon Park Volunteers Prepare For 4th Of July Celebration

You will be able to watch the firework show from inside your vehicle in nearby parking lots including Harold's on Main and Dorothy Dobbs School.

MOORHEAD, MINN. — A staple of the region is pushing forward as The Moorhead Business Association says it’s going to give it’s biggest fourth of July firework show. Crews were working all morning to set up the fireworks displays at Horizon Park. They say the firework show is still scheduled to start at 10:20, but depending on the weather it…

Moorhead Fire Department Offers Safety Tips For Getting Rid Of Fireworks

Fire crews say you should always treat a used firework as if it was still active.

MOORHEAD, MINN. — The Moorhead Fire Department is reminding people of how to dispose of fireworks after using them. Fire crews say you should always treat a used firework as if it was still active. That means handling them carefully and dowsing them in water after use. They say before throwing them away you should leave them in a water…

What happens if there’s rain for Moorhead fireworks?

"We know the show will go on. As soon as they load the fireworks, we have to shoot them off."

MOORHEAD, Minn. – Independence Day Firework Shows may be in for a bit of rain. The Moorhead Business Association says that even if it does rain, the show at Horizon Park must go on. Organizers say that they won’t have to worry about people getting wet as they will be viewing the shows from inside their cars. In the event that…

Minnesota DNR Talks Boat Safety Ahead Of Fourth Of July

They want to make sure everyone who is behind the wheel is sober.

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – As Detroit Lakes gets ready to celebrate Independence day, the DNR is putting a big priority on alcohol and boat safety. “It’s called operation dry water and it’s actually a year-long program, but this weekend, it’s kind of their weekend to do a big emphasis on getting counties and our agencies and other agencies out in…

Alligator sighting in Otter Tail County

Courtesy: Bonnie RobinsonNEAR DENT, Minn. – It’s quite the sight to see in Otter Tail County. Bonnie Robinson sent us this picture from West McDonald Lake, which is between Dent and Vergas. She tells us foam was swept onshore and it made it into the shape that looks like an alligator. It didn’t stay long though. That darn wind also blew…

Fergus Falls Band Teacher Performs Five Part 4th Of July Song All By Himself

He says his marching band has played this song for the past 2 decades and wanted to create his own version.

FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — A Fergus Falls band teacher who made national headlines for his creative work is back again with a patriotic salute. Scott Kummrow plays a five part performance of Yankee Doodle Dandy all by himself. He says his marching band has played this song for the past two decades and wanted to create his own version. Kummrow…

Community Reacts To Possible Mask Mandate In Minnesota

According to a national study by the Proceedings Of The National Academy Of Sciences, the best way to reduce the spread of COVID-19 is by wearing a mask.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Minnesota could join a growing list of states requiring masks including Texas, California and Michigan as coronavirus cases spike in multiple states. DFL State Senator Kent Eken of Twin Valley says he encourages people to wear masks but worries a one size fits all plan will take away the ability of communities to make their own decisions….

Detroit Lakes Businesses Are Prepared For 4th Of July Influx Of People

Independence Day is always a busy weekend for the city.

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – Independence Day is always a busy weekend for Detroit Lakes. With COVID-19 however, this year looks a little bit different. The Detroit Lakes Regional Chamber of Commerce says they’ve been preparing by enforcing some guidelines like social distancing and the use of masks. They also encourage people to take advantage of the warm weather and enjoy…