Minnesota News

Caught: Breckenridge Man in Custody After Overnight Shooting

Matthew Allard was taken into custody near Wahpeton

A Breckenridge man wanted after a shooting and on the run since last night is in custody. 27-year-old Matthew Allard is suspected of shooting a man in a home at 130 North 12th Street in Breckenridge at about 8:30 Thursday night. Police arrested Allard near a Whapeton Mobile home. KFGO Radio reports an armored SWAT vehicle was among the law…

Fire Crews Respond to Another House Fire Caused by a Blowtorch

For the second time in a week, fire crews respond to a fire caused by a blowtorch

For the second time in a week, fire crews respond to a fire caused by a blowtorch. “If you’re going to use a torch, don’t get too close to the side of your house, ” said Captain Todd Church with the Moorhead Fire Department. Firefighters responded to 307 4th Street South around 5:15 when the siding of the house caught on…

Los Angeles Couple Arrested After Minneapolis Flight Has to Return to Airport

Airport Officials Say the Couple Caused a Disturbance on the Flight

Courtesy: Metropolitan Airports CommissionTwo passengers were arrested after a Delta Flight had to return to Minneapolis. Blake Fleisig, 35 and 36-year old Anna Koosmann, both of Los Angeles, were taken to jail but have since been released. Koosmann, who also has an Edina address, was cited with disorderly conduct and obstruction while Fleisig was cited for disorderly conduct. Airport officials…

Prosecutors in Rodriguez Appeal Hoping to Speak with Past Attorney

Prosecutors say Rodriguez's former defense attorney is not responding to their request to talk

Prosecutors involved in the final appeal of Alfonso Rodriguez Jr. are asking a judge to allow them to interview a West Fargo attorney with intimate knowledge of his 2006 trial. Prosecutors say Robert Hoy, who was one of Rodriguez’s defense attorneys won’t respond to their requests for a deposition. Rodriguez is currently on death row for the kidnapping and murder…

Snow and Icy Roads Keep Minnesota Troopers Busy Along I-94

Troopers say they responded to more than 40 reports of drivers off the road

Courtesy: Sgt. Jesse Grabow, MSPUn-suspecting drivers hit icy roads in Minnesota and kept the State Patrol busy. Sgt. Jesse Grabow says troopers responded to nearly 40 reports of vehicles sliding off the road and took about 20 crash reports after blowing snow covered icy patches of I-94 between Moorhead and Alexandria. Grabow says drivers hit those patches, not knowing the…

KVRR 2016 Year in Review: Part I

In Part I of our 2016 Year in Review, we take a look back at the top headlines in January, February and March

As 2016 comes to a close this week, we take a look back at some of the stories that made headlines at the beginning of this year. Here’s KVRR’s Nick Broadway. 2016.  A year filled with headliners and hopefuls, triumph and tragedy.  Here’s a look back at the top headlines from 2016. Top Headlines of January MINNESOTA STATE PATROL RELEASES PICTURES…

Pet Connection: Meet Felix

Could you be the Oscar to this Felix? Meet the adoptable Nanday conure and find out!

  Felix is an adoptable Nanday conure, a small type of parrot, who’s available for adoption from CAARE, the Center for Avian Adoption, Rescue and Education right here in West Fargo. The beautiful little fellow has a lifespan of about 35 years in captivity and like all parrots needs lots of attention and environmental stimulation to live his best life…

Minnesota Travelers Get Heads Up From TSA About IDs

When it comes to IDs, Homeland Security says the Land of 10,000 Lakes is missing something.

When it comes to IDs, Homeland Security says the Land of 10,000 Lakes is missing something. In a year, it could keep people from flying. “In about three or four years, everyone will have to have this compliance license if they want to get on a plane with their license,” said Democratic Senator Scott Dibble of Minnesota. If you’ve flown out…

Police Looking for Car After Crash with Train

A dark colored Grand Prix took off after being struck by a train in Moorhead

MOORHEAD, Minn. Moorhead police are looking for a vehicle after it crashed into a train and took off. Police say they’re looking for information on a dark colored four door Grand Prix with heavy damage to its right rear corner panel. They say the vehicle was hit at the intersection of 20th Street and Main Avenue around 6 pm after…