Minnesota News

Fire Destroys Wilkin County Home

When deputies arrived, the house was fully involved.

FOXHOME, MN – Fire has destroyed a home in Wilkin County. A neighbor reported the fire around 2:30 a.m. Monday, about six-and-a-half miles south of Foxhome. When deputies arrived, the house was fully involved. Renters were not home at the time. The cause has not been determined. The property is owned by James Lyngaas. Fire departments from Foxhome and Campbell…

Local Artist Puts Spotlight on Red River Zoo Animals in New Exhibit

Some of the portraits will be made into a book exclusively sold at the zoo

  MOORHEAD, Minn. — An artist from Hawley is turning animals at the Red River Zoo into local celebrities. In 2015, Mark Elton wanted to do something special for his nephew before he was born. So he created an animal alphabet book. “Those pieces came across the desk of the right people which then invited me to come have a show…

How to Stay Safe on the Water this Fourth of July

Even if you're a pro behind the wheel, safety is something everyone should be aware of

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — As we head into the holiday week, boating professionals want you to stay safe while also having fun. It’s that time of year to pull your boats out from hiding and get them back in action on the lakes. But before you start driving, make sure everything you need is still there. “A lot of the…

Second Location of The Black Frame Boutique Opens in Moorhead

Just off of Main Street, you can find the store at 23 4th Street South

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The Black Frame Boutique in Fargo has opened up their second location and it’s in the heart of downtown Moorhead. Just off of Main Street, you can find the store at 23 4th Street South. The owner of the store started the business out of her basement and has now brought her custom t shirt designs and…

Barn Destroyed By Fire Near Erskine, Minnesota

The Minnesota State Fire Marshal was contacted to investigate the cause of the fire

ERSKINE, Minn. — An early morning fire destroys a barn in rural Erskine, Minnesota. Polk County Sheriff’s Office responded just after midnight to a report of a structure fire in Section 21 of Knute Township in rural Erskine. When fire crews arrived they found a barn was fully engulfed and appeared to be a total loss. The fire departments then…

Dozens Line Up in Detroit Lakes to Protest Trump’s Policy of Family Separation

More than sixty people showed up for the protest at Veterans Memorial Park

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — Chants like “love, not hate makes America great” were some ways that dozens of protesters from Detroit Lakes hoped would strike a chord with people driving by. “We’re watching children crying, we’re watching children feel scared, they don’t speak the language, and as we watch this, we say, ‘no, this is not right,” said Sally Suby of…

Vigil Being Held July 2nd for Moorhead Girl Who Drowned at Buffalo State Park

The family has set up a Memorial Account with Wells Fargo Bank and GoFundMe called the Grace Elizabeth Bettie Memorial Account

MINNESOTA, Minn. — The family of Grace Bettie will be holding a candlelight vigil near the swimming area at the Buffalo River State Park on Monday. They are inviting the public to honor Grace’s memory at 6 pm, July 2nd. Candles will also be provided for anyone attending by the family. The family has set up a Memorial Account with…

Carson Wentz Holds Q&A with Local High School Athletes

Wentz also threw passes to kids at Moorhead high school.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Carson Wentz continues to attack his rehab for his torn ACL. For the time being, he’s in the Fargo–Moorhead area. He’s always been known as a philanthropic person, and this afternoon, he gave his two cents to aspiring football stars. Wentz was at Moorhead high school, doing a Q&A with athletes from Moorhead and Fargo. Wentz preached to…

Clay County Sheriff’s Office Provides Update on Buffalo River State Park Drowning

The Sheriff's Office debunks rumor that volunteers sat around and did nothing while child struggled

GLYNDON, Minn. — We have new information about what happened at the Buffalo River State Park swimming area when a nine–year–old Moorhead girl drowned on Wednesday. No additional details directly surrounding the investigation of Grace Bettie’s death have been released. However, the Clay County Sheriff’s Office wanted to debunk a rumor that volunteers from the Moorhead Police Summer Youth Program sat…

In-Person Absentee Voting Begins at Local Election Offices in Minnesota

People could visit their local elections office to cast their ballots ahead of Primary Day

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Even though the Minnesota Primary is not until August 14, today is the first day that people can cast their absentee ballots. People could go to the election offices in their respective county if they want to vote before the primary. In Clay County, people can vote ahead of the election at the Auditor’s office inside the Clay…