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LIVE: Pet Connection: Meet Bosco

The senior wiener you need in your life.

Bosco is teaching us all a lesson in wearing your senior years with style. The 14-year-old dachsund is still strutting and sniffing out treats in his elder years, and he filled the studio with delight on the Morning Show. Bosco and his buddy, 4 Luv of Dog rescue Kish Hilmert, joined the Morning Show’s Emily Welker for a live in-studio…

Details Released In Officer Involved Shooting

The two suspects are both from Milwaukee, Domonique Maurice Crayton and Melody Victoria Gray.

Domonique Crayton and Melody Gray 1/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/3 Show Caption Hide Caption MOORHEAD, MN —  The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension has released the name of the trooper who shot a woman during an officer involved shooting incident earlier this week just east of Moorhead.  Trooper Mark Peterson has been with the…

Moorhead Planning Commission Votes For ‘Conditional Use’ on Residential Lots

Homeowners want to preserve the historic Comstock neighborhood

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Moorhead homeowners in the Comstock neighborhood want the city to change its rules to keep parking lots away from their properties. Current city law allows lots to be built without public notification. People took to City Hall to advocate for a conditional use permit, which means a public hearing and certain standards would have to be met before…

Essentia Health Named STEMI Receiving Center

one in fargo and one in duluth were awarded the title

FARGO, N.D. — More than 250,000 people suffer from the most severe heart attack a person can have, known as a STEMI. Two Essentia hospitals, St. Mary’s in Duluth and one right here in Fargo, are now being recognized for treating those types of heart attacks. Both hospitals received an award from the Minnesota Department of Health. The staff at Essentia…

Agriculture Secretary to Make Two Stops in Area on Friday

Sonny Perdue will stop at the Red River Vzalley Agriculture Center in Fargo and American Crystal Sugar in Moorhead

FARGO, N.D. — We reported last week that Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue would visit North Dakota this week.  His schedule has just been released. The secretary will be joined by Senators Heitkamp and Hoeven, Representative Cramer and Governor Burgum in Fargo on Friday morning. They will tour the Red River Valley Agriculture Research Center followed by a roundtable with agriculture…

Candidate for Ojibwe Political Office Receives Mail Threat

Donald Finn of the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe received threatening message and powdery substance in mail

BEMIDJI, Minn. — A Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe political candidate was sent a powdery substance in the mail. Donald Finn of Cass Lake, Minnesota, reported the suspicious mail to Beltrami County authorities on Monday. Finn said the mail included a threatening message and a powder substance. He hasn’t reported any illness since receiving the mail. He is a candidate…

United Way Conducts Panel to Raise Awareness of Students’ Mental Health Issues

This was the first year the United Way conducted this panel discussion

FARGO, N.D. — The United Way of Cass–Clay hosted a panel presentation aimed at raising awareness over mental health issues faced by area students. The Student Mental Health Awareness Panel was held at NDSCS–Fargo and is a part of United Way’s Emerging Leaders program. The panel highlights common experiences that could lead to mental health issues. The United Way believes…

Minnesota Governor Calling For $21 Million for School Security

The governor says it's the state's responsibility to prevent a tragedy in Minnesota schools.

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Gov. Mark Dayton is proposing $21 million in new funding for security enhancements and mental health improvements in Minnesota schools. The Democratic governor unveiled his proposal Wednesday to give schools dedicated funds for improvements like bulletproof glass and secure entrances. School safety is in the spotlight after the recent deadly school shooting in Florida. Republicans who…

Frazee Man Sentenced To Prison For Setting His Parent’s House On Fire

Michael Strehlow's Mother Saw Him Running From The House After Setting The Fire

FRAZEE, Minn. — A Frazee man is going to prison after he set fire to his parent’s mobile home last November. A judge sentenced 26-year-old Michael Strehlow to more than three years in prison for arson. Strehlow was convicted of setting the fire to his parent’s house along Highway 10 while they slept. His mother awoke and noticed flames coming…

Bands Go For The Gold At “Raging Red Band Festival”

Two-Day Event Held At NDSU

FARGO, N.D. — Thirty bands from around the region are going for the gold at NDSU. It’s the sixth annual Raging Red Band Festival at the Reineke Fine Arts Center at NDSU. Bands are performing in the hopes of receiving a gold, silver or bronze trophy. The festival provides an opportunity for sixth through twelfth grade musicians to perform for…