Minnesota News

Man Takes Stolen Semi On Wild Police Chase

He Wore A Blue Face Mask And Hat During Pursuit

WINONA, Minn. — A Winona, Minnesota man is accused of leading police on a chase in a stolen semi. A criminal complaint says Michael Kronebusch rammed a squad car twice during the 50 mile pursuit through seven communities. Authorities say the 42-year-old semi driver was wearing a blue face mask and hat during the chase which reached speeds of nearly…

Drivers Urged to Be Cautious in Winter Storm

Travelers should plan ahead of time for safety

MOORHEAD, Minn. — With the winter storm this weekend, drivers are recommended to be extra cautious when out on the road. There is expected to be increasing traffic throughout the holiday weekend. Travelers should pay attention to weather forecasts and other information. Officials urge people not to put their personal schedules ahead of safety. They say there have been fewer…

Clay County Unveils Sneak Peak at New Law Enforcement Center

The construction is currently on schedule and is slated for completion in July

MOORHEAD, Minn. —¬†Ever since last year, construction workers have put together the pieces of a brand new Law Enforcement Center in Moorhead. The facility is intended to replace one of the oldest jails in Minnesota, which has fallen victim to overcrowding in recent years. The new law enforcement center will house the Moorhead Police Department and Cass County Sheriff’s Office….

Family of Eight Killed In California Crash Used To Live In Alexandria, Minnesota

Jennifer And Sarah Hart Had Six Adopted Children, Three Bodies Have Not Been Recovered

MENDOCINO, California — The Washington state family of eight whose car plunged from a California cliff this week had once lived in Alexandria, Minnesota. Authorities are searching the home of Jennifer and Sarah Hart in Washington where they moved in 2017. The Harts and their six adopted children are believed to have been killed in the crash Monday near Mendocino,…

She Lost Her Leg In A Boating Accident Now She Wants To Change State Law

Courtney Godfrey Wants To Ban "Family Exclusions" In Watercraft Liability Policies

A Twin Cities reporter who lost her lower left leg in a boating accident is advocating for a change in state law. Courtney Godfrey was excluded from her husband’s insurance policy on the boat. She lost part of her leg in the boat’s propeller after she was flung overboard while the boat was making a turn on Christmas Lake in…

Man Found Guilty Of Threatening To Blow Up Police Station

Ramsey Kettle Also Threatened Officers

FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — A Stillwater State Prison inmate has been convicted of making threats and witness tampering by a district court jury in Fergus Falls. 26-year-old Ramsey Kettle was accused of threatening two Fergus Falls Police officers and an Otter Tail County deputy along with a witness in another case. Prosecutors say Kettle wrote letters saying that after he…

Former Moorhead Superintendent Candidate Accused Of Indecent Exposure Numerous Times

at five gas stations and a clothing store

WAITE PARK, Minn. — The accusations against a former candidate for superintendent in Moorhead are mounting. Police say Scott Staska, the superintendent of Rocori schools, publicly exposed himself at least 16 times since late last year. The indecent exposure took place at five gas stations and a clothing store in Waite Park and St. Cloud. Staska was arrested last week…

Wife Wanted In Connection With Husband’s Murder

Authorities are looking for 56-year-old Lois Riess who is known to frequent casinos.

BLOOMING PRAIRIE, MN — An arrest warrant has been issued for a Blooming Prairie, Minnesota woman being sought as a person of interest in her husband’s murder. Authorities are looking for 56-year-old Lois Riess who is known to frequent casinos. Investigators believe that Lois transferred nearly $10,000 from her husband’s business account after he was killed. David Riess died of…

LIVE: Pet Connection: Meet Dillon and Mystique

These dogs are willing to go a long way looking for love.

We’ve all heard the stories of dogs separated by thousands of miles from their owners who somehow make their way back home to them. So for Dillon, a blue heeler lab mix, and Mystique, a pittie lab mix, the hour¬† and a half drive to the KVRR studios from James River Humane Society was no big thing. Both two-year-old rescue…

A Fight Between Three People Sends One Man To The Hospital

Moorhead Police Were Called To A Possible Stabbing But No Weapons Were Used In The Fight

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A fight between three people in Moorhead sends one man to the hospital. Police were called to a possible stabbing at 903 18th Street South around 6 p.m. Wednesday. They found a man who needed medical attention and took two people into custody. The man had non-life threatening injuries. During the investigation it was determined that no…