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Smiles Shine Bright at “City Of Lights” CCRI Prom

The group dedicated to helping those with disabilities put on a special night

MOORHEAD, Minn.– At least once a year, there’s a chance for a Moorhead group to dress up and be in the spotlight. More than 100 people enter the “City of Lights”, this year’s theme for the CCRI Prom. Each pair gets their own moment by being introduced and walking through the doors at Courtyard by Marriott. Some didn’t get this…

Dayton Eliminates Funding for House and Senate, Said Republicans Launched “Sneak Attack”

Governor Dayton has signed nine so-called "Budget Bills" to avoid a government shutdown

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Governor Dayton has signed nine so-called “Budget Bills” to avoid a government shutdown. But he said he considers some of the Republicans actions a “sneak attack.” He is allowing the Tax Bill to become law without his signature. He used the line-item veto to strip funding for the House and Senate for four years saying the job…

100 Deadliest Days for Drivers on Minnesota Roads

Statistics Show The Highest Amount of Deadly Car Crashes Occur Between Memorial Day Weekend and Labor Day Weekend

MINNESOTA — Memorial Day through Labor Day is usually celebrated by most as summer, but to the Minnesota State Patrol, this time period is known as the 100 Deadliest Days for Drivers. “Statistically speaking, this is when we see most of our serious injury and fatal crashes is right between the Memorial weekend and Labor Day weekend,” said Sgt. Jesse…

Jury Selection Begins for Trial of Minnesota Officer Accused of Killing Philando Castile

ST. PAUL, Minn. — The process of selecting a jury is underway in the Twin Cities in the trial of a police officer charged with manslaughter for fatally shooting a black motorist. The aftermath of the shooting of Philando Castile was streamed live on Facebook last July, thrusting his death into the national spotlight. St. Anthony Officer Jeronimo Yanez is…

High Risk Sex Offender with New Address in Moorhead

A community information meeting is not planned at this time

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A high risk sex offender has moved from North Dakota to Moorhead. Roger McAvoy, 56, is living in the 700 Block of 8th Street South. He was convicted of Criminal Sexual Conduct with female victims between the ages of 12 and 14. A community information meeting is not planned at this time. Categories: Community, Local News, Minnesota…

Moorhead Man Arrested for Attacking Two Teens with a Shovel

One of the teens was rushed to the hospital with significant injuries

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A Moorhead man was jailed after allegedly attacking two teenagers with a shovel and a brick before fleeing the scene. Officers stopped and arrested 43-year-old Jerome Walker of Moorhead after he was caught speeding on 20th Street South near Romkey Park. They say it was after 1 o’clock this morning when Johnson attacked two male teens, 16…

Memorial Day: Minnesota’s Ft. Snelling Ceremony One of the Largest in the State

Many of the graves have flags placed in front of them

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — People in the Twin Cities came together to remember those who paid the ultimate sacrifice. The Memorial Day services at Fort Snelling draws some of the largest crowds in the state. Many of the graves have flags placed in front of them. There are 40,000 flags in all. The services began with a parade through the grounds…

Memorial Day: Minnesota Sailor Killed at Pearl Harbor Gets Hometown Burial

His remains weren't identified until last December, when scientists using DNA technology were able to make a match

EMMONS, Minn. — A Minnesota sailor killed during the attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941 has received a hometown burial. The remains of Navy Fireman 3rd Class Glaydon Iverson were laid to rest Saturday alongside his parents at Oak Lawn Cemetery in his hometown of Emmons. Iverson died at the age of 24 when the USS Oklahoma was hit by…

All-Clear Given After Alleged Bomb Threat At Walmart

Called In To Walmart in Detroit Lakes Monday Afternoon

  DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — Walmart in Detroit Lakes was evacuated for a short time Monday afternoon after receiving an alleged bomb threat. Authorities placed the building on lockdown around 1 o’clock after getting the threatening phone call. Multiple agencies swept the building finding nothing suspicious. The store was given the all clear around 3 o’clock. The person responsible could…

Man Arrested For Knocking Two Men Unconscious Outside Fargo Bar

Fargo Police Warn About Fights In Downtown Fargo

Darren Patterson FARGO, N.D. — A St. Paul man is spending the weekend in jail after an assault outside the Hodo in downtown Fargo. Police say 43-year-old Darren Patterson is suspected of aggravated assault after knocking two men unconscious. Why the men were fighting is unclear. In a Facebook post, Fargo Police say assaults downtown are down 50 percent from…