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ND Senator Heidi Heitkamp and MN Senator Amy Klobuchar Attend Annual Democratic-NPL Burdick Dinner

The dinner celebrated the party's public service and activism

FARGO, N.D. — Sens. Heidi Heitkamp (D-N.D.) and  Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) attend the annual Democratic-NPL Burdick dinner to celebrate the party’s public service. Both senators are working together across state lines and hope to reach across party lines on many issues. Even though the senators represent different states, they say there are many similarities in what people are concerned about. They…

German Cultural Appreciation on Full Display at Hjemkomst Center

The fifth annual "German Kulturfest" celebrates all things German

MOORHEAD, Minn. — For the fifth straight year, people came to the Hjemkomst Center to learn more about German culture. The festival featured musical performances, chances to try authentic German cuisine, and fun activities for kids. Behind Scandinavians, Germans were the second largest group of people to emigrate and settle in the Red River Valley. The Historical and Cultural Society of…

Task force believes $7.75 million meth bust is largest in MN history

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (KMSP) – A Faribault-based drug task force seized over 170 pounds of methamphetamine Tuesday, which authorities believe to be the largest single meth bust in Minnesota history. The street value has an estimated value of $7.75 million. Agents of the Cannon River Drug and Violent Offender Task Force made the seizure on the 3600 block of Dupont Avenue North…

Donut Shop in Fertile Shut Down After Being Struck By SUV

FERTILE, Minn. – A donut shop in Fertile is temporarily closed after a vehicle runs into it early Friday morning. Officers responded around 3:30 to a red Chevrolet Suburban that struck Opdahl’s Donuts. They say people inside the vehicle refused medical attention. In a Facebook Post, Opdahl’s Donuts says, “Due to an overnight incident, Opdahl’s Donuts will temporarily be closed…

Minnesota deputy shot with arrow stops by sheriff’s office

Deputy Paul Orvis Photo: Stearns County Sheriff’s OfficeSAUK CENTRE, Minn. (KMSP) – A deputy shot in the arm with a crossbow arrow in Sauk Centre, Minnesota returned to the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office on Friday morning to say hello and let his coworkers know he’s on his way to a full recovery. Deputy Paul Orvis was shot in left forearm. He underwent surgery…

Jacob Wetterling investigation files will be released to public Sep. 20th

SAINT CLOUD, Minn. (KMSP) – The closed investigative file in the Jacob Wetterling case will be released to the public next Thursday, Sepember 20th. “The closed investigative file regarding the Jacob Wetterling abduction will be released to the public on Thursday, September 20th, 2018 at 10:06 a.m. at the Stearns County Law Enforcement Center-Emergency Operations Center (EOC),” the sheriff’s office said…

Police Looking For Missing Man in Beltrami County

BELTRAMI COUNTY, Minn. – Police are asking for your help finding a missing man. The Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office is trying to find Derrick Harper who was last seen in the Pennington area. A date was not given. Harper is described as 5’11” tall, weighs 180 pounds and has brown eyes and hair. He was last seen wearing a white…

Sanford Health, Tri-College University Opening Training Center in 2020

Students will get to practice on mannequin simulators

  FARGO, N.D. — Sanford Health Medical Center on Broadway partners with Tri–College University to turn the Children’s Hospital into a training center. It’s a marriage between five of Fargo–Moorhead’s universities and one of its largest medical facilities. “We’re going to have something that’s truly fantastic. It’s believed to be one of the first, if not the first of its kind,…

MSUM Welcomes New U.S. Citizens with Naturalization Ceremony

Over 100 new U.S. citizens from 34 different countries were naturalized at the ceremony

MOORHEAD, MN–MSUM is taking the time to welcome new U.S. citizens. Over 100 new U.S. citizens from 34 different countries were naturalized at MSUM’s Naturalization Ceremony. Individuals were asked to stand as their home countries were called. The United States District Court, District of Minnesota, naturalized the new citizens. Categories: Community, Minnesota News, Moorhead Tags: countries, minnesota, Minnesota State University…

2 Drug Arrests Made During Search Warrant in Osage

1/2 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2 Show Caption Hide Caption   OSAGE, Minn. – A man and a woman have been arrested after a search warrant is executed in Osage on Wednesday. The Becker County Sheriff’s Office says 1.35 pounds of “suspected marijuana” and nearly three quarters of a pound of butane hash oil wax with an estimated street value…