Minnesota News

High-Risk Sex Offender on the Move in Moorhead

A public notification meeting is not planned at this time

  MOORHEAD, Minn. — A high-risk sex offender is on the move in Moorhead. Police say Eric Fanning will be living in the 300 block of 14th Street South. Fanning engaged in sexual contact by force with three adult females on separate occasions. The women were unknown to him. A public notification meeting is not planned at this time. Categories:…

Gov. Dayton Signs Real ID Bill into Law

  ST. PAUL, Minn. — Gov. Dayton has signed the Real ID bill into law while battling over the budget. Its passage allows the state to get an extension to continue using standard driver’s licenses to board planes until October 2020. State officials expect to begin issuing the new IDs sometime next year. Meanwhile, the Democratic governor and Republican legislative…

Suspect Accused in Killing of Crookston Woman Returns to Polk County

Frazier is charged in the death of 48-year-old Tawnja Wallace

  POLK COUNTY, Minn. — The Crookston man facing second murder charges, returns to Polk County. Forty-nine-year-old Eddie Frazier was released from the Hennepin County jail. Frazier is charged in the death of 48-year-old Tawnja Wallace. Her body was found in a bathtub in their Crookston apartment earlier this month. Frazier was arrested in Bloomington after fleeing from police. Categories:…

Red Lake County Investigating Business Burglaries

Cash and cigarettes were taken from the bars

  RED LAKE COUNTY, Minn. — The Red Lake County Sheriff’s Office is investigating two burglaries. The American Legion Club and D&K Corner Bar in Plummer were broken into sometime early Wednesday. Cash and cigarettes were taken from the bars. The sheriff estimates the losses, including property damage, is around ten-thousand dollars between the two establishments. The investigation continues. Categories:…

Fergus Falls Man Identified in Fatal Rollover Crash

The minivan went into the ditch, struck an embankment, and rolled onto its top

  OTTER TAIL COUNTY, Minn. — A Fergus Falls man has died after a rollover crash south of the city late Wednesday morning. The Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office says 67-year-old Thomas Milbrandt was southbound on Highway 1, about two miles south of I-94, when he apparently lost control. The minivan went into the ditch, struck an embankment, and rolled…

Cass County Sheriff’s Office Searching for Missing Teen

She is currently under the care of Cass County Social Services

  CASS COUNTY, ND — The Cass County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help looking for a missing teen. Fourteen-year-old Lena Deoliveira left Breckenridge on May 9th. She is described as a white female, 5′ 8″ tall, 145 pounds with brown eyes and currently, has bleached blonde hair. Deoliveira was seen in the Dilworth area on the 12th…

Superintendent of Moorhead Area Public Schools Announces Diagnosis

Dr. Lynne Kovash told staff yesterday

  MOORHEAD, Minn. — The superintendent of the Moorhead Area Public Schools announces she has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. Dr. Lynne Kovash told staff yesterday. The district spokesperson Pam Gibb says Kovash “is seeking treatment through either Roger Maris Cancer Center or the Mayo Clinic.” Dr. Kovash has been the school’s superintendent since 2008. Categories: Community, Health, Local News,…

Minnesota House Passes Real ID Bill, Senate to Consider it Next

The bill will allow anyone with a Minnesota ID or driver's license to pass through airport security

  ST. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesota lawmakers have reached a deal on bringing the state’s driver’s licenses and ID cards up to federal security standards. The House overwhelmingly passed the bill and now it heads to the Senate. The bill will allow anyone with a Minnesota ID or driver’s license to pass through airport security. Congress put a deadline for…

Clay County Deputy Files Discrimination Lawsuit

Deputy Ryan Carey was fired in 2013 for alleged misconduct

  CLAY COUNTY, Minn. — A Clay County deputy has filed a discrimination lawsuit, claiming he’s been unfairly kept out of the running for a patrol assignment. Deputy Ryan Carey was fired in 2013 for alleged misconduct. After an arbitration hearing, Carey was given his job back. Clay County officials claim the issue damaged his credibility to testify in a…

Missing Annandale Teen Found Safe, Investigation On-Going

The girl was last seen on May 13th on Country Road 120

ST. CLOUD, Minn. — A missing 17-year-old Annandale girl is found safe at Riverside Park in St. Cloud. St. Cloud police say Aaliyah Kazimer asked to use someone’s cellphone to call her Aunt. The teen was located in stable condition in an area across the river from St. Cloud State University. Kazimer was taken to the hospital for a routine…