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Minnesota Based Company, MyPillow, Loses BBB Accreditation

The company has received an 'F' grade for its business practices

Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota is losing faith in Minnesota-based MyPillow. The BBB has lowered MyPillow’s rating to an “F”, based on a pattern of complaints from consumers. The BBB has attempted to persuade MyPillow to discontinue their “buy one get one free” and other discount offers without success. Advertising rules state the offers need to be…

Shakopee Teacher Dies in Officer Involved Shooting in Mankato

Police say an officer confronted Chase Tuseth and the two of them struggled before the officer fired at him

A man who died in an officer-involved shooting in Mankato over the weekend was a teacher at a school in Shakopee. Chase Tuseth first started working at the Tokata Learning Center in Shakopee as a science and P.E. teacher in August. Police responded to a disturbance Saturday morning at the Country Inn & Suites in Mankato. They say Tuseth was…

Fargo Woman Charged With DUI After Crashing Dealership Vehicle into Fire Hydrant

A woman allegedly crashes into a fire hydrant after taking a car from a Moorhead car lot

MOORHEAD, Minn. Police arrested a 27–year–old Fargo woman after she allegedly crashed a vehicle into a fire hydrant in Moorhead. The Moorhead Police Department says the woman was test driving a black Nissan Murano when she knocked off the fire hydrant at 50 miles per hour. The hydrant was not connected to the water main. When officials arrived, they found…

Thin Ice Calls for Extra Precautions While Ice Fishing

Ice is still too thin in many areas for trucks to drive on

  HAWLEY, Minn. This year is similar to last year in that higher temperatures have delayed bodies of water from freezing on time in many areas. The thinner ice can make activities like ice fishing carry a lot more risk. Angler Harley Klemick says one benefit of thin ice is drilling is easier…even if you can’t drive to your warming…

This K9 Officer Needs a Name…Can You Help?

The Benton County Sheriff's Office is Asking for Your Help Naming Their Newest Recruit

The Benton County Sheriff’s Office is on the search for…a really great name. The Sheriff’s Office posted a picture of their new one-year-old K9 officer and are asking for your help in giving him a name. The pup comes to the Sheriff’s Office from Slovakia and they say he is a “very social and driven pooch”. You can post your…

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…