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Community Gathers in Pelican Rapids for Meeting on Star Lake Casino Project

Nearly 300 people gathered at Pelican Rapids High School to voice their opinions and concerns about the proposed project

PELICAN RAPIDS, Minn. — We first brought the story about the Shooting Star Casino proposing a new casino project back in February. Otter Tail County officials are seeking public input in their decision to approve the project. Nearly 300 people gathered at Pelican Rapids High School to voice their opinions and concerns about the proposed project. The meeting was meant…

Big Turnout for the Big Three Bs: Burgers, BBQ and Beer Festival

Patrons and grill masters say they couldn't have asked for a better day to sizzle some patties and crack open a cold one

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Thousands of brews are pouring for the thousands of people pouring into the Moorhead Center Mall Parking Garage. It’s an annual event which serves music, burgers and beer throughout the night. Thousands of people are parading throughout the Moorhead Center Mall Parking Garage with burgers in one hand and beer in the other for Fargo Monthly’s Fourth…

RDO Equipment Holds “Day of Play” Event in Moorhead

The Annual Day of Play allows kids to not only see the equipment, but play with it

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Trailer tractors and equipment usually aren’t kid friendly, but RDO Equipment in Moorhead is showing just how much fun they can be. The Annual Day of Play allows kids to not only see the equipment, but play with it. From the BBQ to the bouncy house to the vehicles, it’s a fun filled day for adults and…

Breckenridge Teen Sentenced in Hatchet Attack on Father

An attempted murder charge and a second assault charge were both dropped

BRECKENRIDGE, Minn. — A teen has been sentenced for attacking his father with a hatchet in 2016 in Breckenridge. Jack Langston, 19, was given 90 days in jail after pleading guilty to first-degree assault. An attempted murder charge and a second assault charge were both dropped. Langston was also given credit for having served 50 days. Langston was 17 at…

Crookston Woman Pleads Guilty in Red River Valley Meth Trafficking Ring

The murder investigation uncovered a large meth trafficking ring in the Red River Valley

GRAND FORKS, ND — A Crookston woman has pleaded guilty for her role in a drug related murder in Grand Forks. Lorie Ortiz, 42, admitted that she was involved in attempting to destroy evidence after Austin Forsman was killed in the parking lot of Flying J. The murder investigation uncovered a large meth trafficking ring in the Red River Valley….

Star Lake Casino Project: Environment is Major Concern Among Opposition

A public hearing begins at 7 on the Star Lake Resort and Casino proposed by the White Earth Nation

PELICAN RAPIDS, Minn. — People will soon be packing the Pelican Rapids High School auditorium for a public hearing on a controversial casino project. A public hearing begins at 7 on the Star Lake Resort and Casino proposed by the White Earth Nation. KVRR’s Jason Cerjak joins us live with a preview. JASON CERJAK: I’m here at Pelican Rapids High…

Tenney’s Wheaton-Dumont Co-Op Elevator Hit Hard by Storms

a line of intense thunderstorms rumbled across much of the Red River Valley

TENNEY, Minn. — A line of intense thunderstorms rumbled across much of the region last night. One of the more intense storms struck Wilkin County, where a grain elevator was heavily damaged. People are still cleaning up after Tuesday’s storms. One of the hardest-hit areas was the small town of Tenney in Wilkin County. “We received a call from a…

Moorhead’s Police Summer Youth Program is Back in Action

It gives kids, ages eight to twelve, an opportunity to become more educated while still having fun.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The Moorhead Police Summer Youth Program is back in action and the lines were out the door for registration. It gives kids, ages eight to twelve, an opportunity to become more educated while still having fun. This motivating program is free and happens every Wednesday from June 21st until the second week in August. Aside from the…

Human Remains Not Those of Missing Warren Woman

The remains were found by two men fishing last Saturday

MARSHALL COUNTY, Minn. — Human remains found on the bank of the Red River near Oslo are not those of Veronica Safranski. The sheriff in Marshall County says the remains have not been identified, but dental records have ruled out Safranski. The 40-year-old was last seen leaving a Halloween party at Mick’s Bar in Warren in 1996. The remains were…

Fergus Falls’ New Monarch Butterfly Mural

To Continue On Their Town's Monarch Pledge, Fergus Falls Created A Mural to Promote Saving the Monarchs

FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — Fergus Falls is trying to bring beauty to their town, while saving an important insect at the same time. People can enjoy a metamorphosis mural of a monarch butterfly crafted by Fergus Falls’ native artist, Sam Busko. The mural can be found behind City Hall, along the River Walk to raise awareness of the importance of…