Minnesota News

Fargo Police Officer Arrested On Domestic Assault Charges

Officer Jeremiah Ferris Arrested In Moorhead Tuesday Morning

1/1 Show Caption Hide Caption MOORHEAD, Minn. — A Fargo police officer is behind bars this morning accused in a late-night  domestic assault incident. Officer Jeremiah Wayne Ferris, 34, is being held in the Clay County jail on suspicion of 5th degree misdemeanor domestic assault. Jail and dispatch records show officers were called to the 1500 block of River Drive…

Future of Baer Poultry Uncertain After Chicken Barn Fire

Investigators Are Still Searching For The Cause

LAKE PARK, Minn. — The owner of Baer Poultry, which lost a chicken barn to fire on Sunday, says he’s unsure of the business’s future. Crews stayed overnight and into the day to make sure all flames were completely out. Officials say embers traveling from the wind is a concern. The barn was insured and staff says the focus is…

Fire Officials Release Possible Cause of Alexandria House Fire

When deputies arrived on scene, two areas of the house, both near electrical and gas lines, were engulfed in flames

Courtesy: Fox News  ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — Lightning was the likely cause of a house fire in rural Alexandria. Crews were called to the house around 6:20 Sunday morning. When deputies arrived on scene, two areas of the house, both near electrical and gas lines, were engulfed in flames. Alexandria and Forada Fire Departments responded. The fire caused damage to the…

People in Minnesota, Wisconsin Still Without Power After Weekend Storms

The utility company says about 14,500 customers in the two states are still without service as hundreds of Xcel crews to restore power

  REGIONAL — Xcel Energy says some customers who lost power in weekend storms in Wisconsin and Minnesota might not have service restored until tomorrow or Wednesday. The utility company says about 14,500 customers in the two states are still without service as hundreds of Xcel crews to restore power. More than 165,000 customers lost service Sunday when severe storms…

Moorhead Man Pleads Not Guilty to Killing, Torturing Cats

If convicted, he faces up to six years in prison

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A Moorhead man accused of torturing and killing three cats has pleaded not guilty. Jalan Greer, 23, will stand trial starting July 25 for three counts of felony mistreatment of animals. If convicted, he faces up to six years in prison. Court documents say police were called to Greer’s apartment in January on a report of a…

Star Lake Casino: Environmental Assessment Public Hearing This Week

Many property owners in the area are opposed to the Star Lake Resort and Casino proposed by the White Earth Nation

  OTTER TAIL COUNTY, Minn. — A packed house is expected Thursday night for an informational meeting about a controversial casino proposal on a lake east of Pelican Rapids. Many property owners in the area are opposed to the Star Lake Resort and Casino proposed by the White Earth Nation. This week’s public hearing will discuss a recently completed Environmental…

A Chicken Barn in Lake Park Is a Total Loss After a Fire

Officials are investigating a fire that left a chicken barn up in flames

LAKE PARK, Minn. — Officials are investigating a fire that left a chicken barn between Hawley and Lake Park up in flames and possibly thousands of chicks dead. Fire officials were called to Baer Poultry at 28988 40th Avenue South between Hawley and Lake Park around 4:30 this afternoon to a chicken barn that caught on fire. “All the people…

Multiple Fire Crews Respond To Large Barn Fire South of Lake Park

Officials Say Chicken Barn Is A Total Loss

LAKE PARK, Minn. — The fire broke out at Baer Poultry south of Lake Park around 4:30 Sunday afternoon. Five fire departments from the area responded to the fire that started in a large chicken barn. The barn, which had chickens inside at the time of the fire, is considered a total loss. Authorities are still trying to determine how…

Moorhead Man Allegedly Attacked His Baby With Pepper, Hot Water and Fireworks

Told Investigators He Thought Of Ways To Harm The Girl

Shawn Foltz MOORHEAD, Minn. — A Moorhead man was jailed after allegedly rubbing hot sauce and cayenne pepper in a baby’s eyes. Shawn Foltz, 31, was taken into custody for child abuse. Investigators say Foltz kept the girl from breathing until she turned blue. They say he also snapped her with a towel, sprayed hot water in her face and…

Fishermen Find Human Remains

Red River Near Oslo, Minnesota

OSLO, Minn. — Two men fishing near Oslo made a disturbing discovery. The Polk County Sheriff’s Office says the men found human remains. They were fishing in the Red River on Saturday afternoon when they found a skull and bones. The remains have been sent to the medical examiner in Grand Forks. Categories: Minnesota News, News Landing Page Tags: HUMAN…