Minnesota News

Metro Prepares for President Trump’s Arrival

Fargo Police met with the Secret Service this afternoon to discuss security plans for June 27

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo Police met with the Secret Service this afternoon to start making security plans for President Donald Trump’s visit to town next Wednesday. The president held a rally last night in Duluth. His motorcade route from Hector to Scheels Arena in Fargo has not yet been selected, but police will announce it before the event. Chief David Todd…

Fergus Falls Man Arrested After Drug Bust

20–year–old Cameron Steinhofer is being charged for selling a controlled substance

FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — A Fergus Falls man has been arrested after police found 54 grams of meth in his car, along with over a thousand dollars in cash. 20–year–old Cameron Steinhofer is being charged for selling a controlled substance after police did a search of his car. He is currently being held in Otter Tail County Jail. A second search…

House Passes Farm Bill, Rep. Peterson Votes No & Rep. Cramer Votes Yes

WASHINGTON (AP/KVRR) – The Republican-led House has narrowly passed a sweeping farm bill that would toughen work requirements for food stamp recipients. The bill passed 213-211. Every Democratic member of Congress from Minnesota, including the Ranking Member on the House Agriculture Committee Rep. Collin Peterson voted no. North Dakota Rep. Kevin Cramer voted in favor of the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of…

Police Investigating Missing-Persons Case Near Hitterdal

NEAR HITTERDAL, Minn. – After helping with a missing persons case out of Wahpeton for about 24 hours at a farmstead at 25324 70th Ave N, police and the Minnesota BCA have left the scene just after 8:00 Thursday night. Throughout the day police used a diving team and a drone to help with the investigation. There were people from multiple…

LIVE: Pet Connection: Meet Doug

"I was hiding under your porch because I love you. Can I stay?"

If you remember those lines from the Pixar movie “Up”, then you probably remember one of the most charming and goofy animated dogs ever committed to the screen. It’s Dug, the talking dog, and this week’s Pet Connection pet Doug bears a remarkable resemblance to him, especially when it comes to personality. 5-year-old lab mix Doug and Diamond in the…

World Health Organization Study Finds Gaming too Much Can Lead to Mental Health Issues

About three percent of people who play video games have a "gaming" disorder

UNITED STATES — For some nannies, getting the game consoles of kids’ hands is a lot more difficult than it may seem. “It’s pretty tough. I usually have to talk to kids a couple times to get away from their video games. Sometimes they’re okay with coming outside and we have a good time once we finally get out there,”…

MN State Rep. Debra Hilstrom Touts Her Experience in Her AG Campaign

Three Republicans and four other Democrats are also running for the open seat

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn.  — After serving in the Minnesota House of Representatives for 18 years, State Rep. Debra Hilstrom says she’s ready for a change. Hilstrom announced her candidacy for Minnesota Attorney General on June 4th after Lori Swanson jumped into the race for governor. Hilstrom was a prosecutor for the Anoka County Attorney’s Office and resigned to start campaigning. Three Republicans…

LIVE: Swing Dancing

Learn how, for free, just in time to swing through summer wedding dance season.

Summer wedding season is here, and the stakes are high. You’re going to have to hit the dance floor right in front of the bride, the groom, your pastor, and worst of all, your ex-boyfriend from college. The pressure is on to look and feel your best when the music gets going. So what better way to prepare than with…

State Sen. Mark Johnson & State Rep. Deb Kiel Listen to Concerns at 9 NW MN Town Halls

Many voiced concerns about mental health, childcare facilities and providing more housing

CROOKSTON, Minn. — It’s not uncommon for community members from Northwestern Minnesota to make the drive out to St. Paul just to talk to State Rep. Deb Kiel. “It is really fun to be able to sit down and talk and then get serious about what needs to change and how we can improve life for Northwestern Minnesota. It also…

Moorhead Hosts First Farmers Market of the Summer

People have the chance to stock up on all kinds of fresh, locally grown and handmade items

MOORHEAD, Minn. —The Moorhead Center Mall is kicking off summer with its first Farmers Market of the season. People had the chance to stock up on all kinds of fresh, locally grown and handmade items. Vendors sold anything from their fresh vegetables to baked goods, pet products and hand-crafted pieces. Barry Olsen, a honey vendor, says the best part is…