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More Charges Possible in Alleged Genital Mutilation of Minnesota Girls

The disclosure was made during a hearing about the sharing of evidence

  MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — More charges could be coming in an investigation of alleged genital mutilation on Minnesota girls by members of a Muslim sect. An assistant U.S. attorney told a judge that she’s meeting with a grand jury next week. She didn’t elaborate. The disclosure was made during a hearing about the sharing of evidence. Three people, including two…

Governor Dayton Reverses Decision on Minnesota’s Tax Bill

Some Republicans say Dayton exceeded his constitutional authority

  ST. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesota Governor Dayton has reversed course on his decision not to sign the Tax Bill and allow it to become law without his signature. He issued a statement around 11 o’clock last night saying he “did” sign the bill to fulfill the requirements to protect the funding for the Department of Revenue. There is still…

Police Investigating Body Found in Dilworth Walmart Parking Lot

Sharpe says there were no signs of foul play

  DILWORTH, Minn. — The body of a man was found inside a vehicle in the parking lot of Walmart in Dilworth. Police Chief Ty Sharpe says the store called a towing company to remove the vehicle which had been in the parking lot for several days. As the operator attempted to move the vehicle, he discovered the body covered…

I-94 Westbound Lanes Reopen After Semi Crash

The driver was slightly hurt after the semi rolled on its side

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Two People Injured in Shooting in Naytahwaush

They were taken to Mahnomen Health Center before being airlifted to Sanford in Fargo

  NAYTAHWAUSH, Minn. — Two people are in stable condition in Fargo after being shot in Naytahwaush. Mahnomen County Sheriff’s Office received a 9-1-1 call just before 10 o’clock last night reporting that a person had been shot. When they arrived, they found two people with gunshot wounds including a 21-year-old man from Minneapolis and a 23 year-old woman from…

UPDATE: I-94 Westbound Left Lane Open, Right Lane Still Closed

The driver of the semi had minor injuries and the crash is under investigation

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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…