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The Press Bar in St. Cloud Likely a Total Loss after Early Morning Fire

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (FOX 9)–A popular bar in downtown St. Cloud, Minnesota is likely a total loss after a fire early Monday morning. The fire was first reported at the Press Bar and Parlor at 2:41 a.m. Firefighters had to fight the fire defensively from the outside because it was too hot to enter the building when they arrived. Firefighters…

Local Family Knocking Down Stereotypes Through Bowling

The family hosted their 2nd annual charity as they raised money for people with disabilities

MOORHEAD, Minn.- There’s nothing like family love. And this family wanted to honor a special member of theirs who has influenced many in the community. That’s why they created the “The Jeromy Brown Family Fund.” “The fund was started basically after a group of cousins basically talking about how we appreciate our cousin and wanna celebrate his abilities rather than…

Minnesota Wild Fire Coach Bruce Boudreau

He is the eighth NHL coach to lose his job this season.

ST. PAUL, Minn.–The Minnesota Wild have fired coach Bruce Boudreau. He is the eighth NHL coach to lose his job this season and the sixth fired for performance reasons. Assistant Dean Evason was named the Wild’s interim coach. Minnesota is 27-23-7 and three points out of a playoff position in the Western Conference with 25 games left to play. Boudreau…

LIVE: Giving Hearts Day

If a 5th grader can make a difference, so can you.

It’s the day each year that, more than any other, may be what contributes to the Red River Valley’s nationwide reputation as a place of generosity, giving, and kindness. It’s Giving Hearts Day, the day before Valentine’s Day when we put a financial value to the hard work done by the countless volunteers who keep the region’s many nonprofits going….

Smoke from Large Lake House Fire Shows Up on Radar

The house was fully engulfed when firefighters arrived.

WAYZATA, Minn.–Firefighters faced bitter cold and gusty winds when battling a large house fire on Lake Minnetonka’s northeastern shore in Wayzata. Officials say the house under construction was fully engulfed when firefighters arrived Wednesday night. Neighbors say the house was nearly finished. Hennepin County property records show the house that burned was replacing a razed home that sold for $5.4…

Organizations In Minnesota Want Teens To Know The Dangers Of Vaping

Clearway Minnesota and Clay County Health discussed how to reach the youth.

MINNESOTA – As teens find savvier ways to vape without getting caught, Clearway Minnesota is on a mission to cut at the root of the vaping epidemic. The organization lobbies at the State Capitol to pass stricter tobacco laws. “We have four main policy goals: One is tobacco 21, the second is restricting or prohibiting all flavored tobacco products, the…

MnDOT avoiding putting salt on roads during heavy winds

MnDOT says this is safer because the salt will cause the snow to stick to the roads

MOORHEAD, Minn. — With the day’s strong wind and subzero temperatures, the Minnesota Department of Transportation knows to be careful with how they treat their roads. The blowing wind means they are avoiding putting salt down on any part of the road. MnDOT says that while salt typically makes conditions safer over areas with icy conditions, not putting the salt…

Man In Mahnomen, Minnesota Dead From Gunshot Wound

BCA and White Earth Police are assisting with the investigation

MAHNOMEN, Minn. — A man has died after suffering a gunshot wound in Mahnomen. The sheriff says the circumstances of the shooting are still under investigation. The man was first taken to Mahnomen Health Center and later airlifted to Fargo where he died. BCA and White Earth Police are assisting with the investigation. The sheriff believes this is an isolated…

Sen. Smith to begin Rural Economic Working Group to tackle rural issues

WASHINGTON – Minnesota Senator Tina Smith will host her first meeting of the rural economic working group with a bipartisan group of senators tomorrow. She created the group with Senators Mike Rounds of South Dakota, Deb Fischer of Nebraska and Tammy Baldwin of Wisconsin to bring local ideas to Washington. The idea is to see how the federal government can…

FM Area Wakes Up To Blizzard Warning

FARGO, ND –Wednesday:¬†Snow ends quickly in the morning with most spot seeing under 2 inches. Blizzard conditions in the morning in the Red River Valley with blowing snow outside of the valley. Visibility will improve in the afternoon with more sunshine.¬† Temperatures falling into the teens below by afternoon with wind chill values around -40. North winds at 20-40 mph…