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Moorhead Man Allegedly Attacked His Baby With Pepper, Hot Water and Fireworks

Told Investigators He Thought Of Ways To Harm The Girl

Shawn Foltz MOORHEAD, Minn. — A Moorhead man was jailed after allegedly rubbing hot sauce and cayenne pepper in a baby’s eyes. Shawn Foltz, 31, was taken into custody for child abuse. Investigators say Foltz kept the girl from breathing until she turned blue. They say he also snapped her with a towel, sprayed hot water in her face and…

Fishermen Find Human Remains

Red River Near Oslo, Minnesota

OSLO, Minn. — Two men fishing near Oslo made a disturbing discovery. The Polk County Sheriff’s Office says the men found human remains. They were fishing in the Red River on Saturday afternoon when they found a skull and bones. The remains have been sent to the medical examiner in Grand Forks. Categories: Minnesota News, News Landing Page Tags: HUMAN…

Man Dies After Rolling His ATV

Crash Happened Northwest of Wahpeton

A Wahpeton man has died of injuries suffered in an ATV crash. The state patrol says 48 year-old John Hanson was thrown from the machine after it rolled several times. The crash happened Friday night about 2 miles northwest of Wahpeton. Hanson was not wearing a helmet. He died at a Fargo hospital. The patrol says drinking may have been…

Man Dies From Self-Inflicted Gunshot After Domestic Disturbance

Woman Found With Head Injuries

West Fargo, N.D. –West Fargo Police say a man shot himself to death after officers responded to a domestic disturbance call. Police were called around 8 o’clock Saturday night. They found Darla Balster, 45,  on the sidewalk across the street from 1804 10th Street West with head injuries. The woman said her fiancé, Grant Poyner, 47, was still inside. Police…

Moorhead Police Remind People To Lock Their Cars

Officials took to Facebook to report they've responded to car break ins near the M–S–U–M campus.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The Moorhead Police Department is reminding people to lock up their cars. Officers took to Facebook to report they’ve responded to car break ins near the MSUM campus. Police say in the majority of the incidents, the vehicles were left unlocked while parked in driveways. They ask that you take the time to double check your belongings…

High Winds Delay Final Day of RibFest

The start of the last day was delayed by two hours due to high winds

FARGO, N.D. — Food lovers may have had to hold on to their napkins.  RibFest opened a little later due to high wind conditions on its last day. Fargodome staff made the decision to delay activities for the safety of both customers and vendors. Gates opened just before 1 pm rather than the scheduled 11 am. The festival also had…

Special Olympics Wraps Up Another Successful Summer Games

The special olympics wraps up today with the track and field portion

FARGO, N.D. — The 20th annual Fargo Special Olympics concludes with the closing ceremony. The Special Olympics events crossed the finish line with the Track and Field Competition. Over 200 athletes participated in shot put, long put, softball throw, long jump and additional track events. Following the competition, an award ceremony was held for all of the participants. Directors say…

Children Encouraged to Keep Reading Over Summer Vacation

A character from a PBS show helped encourage kids to read over the summer

FARGO, N.D. — School’s out for the summer but that doesn’t mean that kids have to put a hold on their reading. The 14th annual Share-a-Story Family Literacy event was held to create a fun-filled day including storytellers, crafts, activities and music. The PBS character “Jet” from “Ready Jet Go” also made a special appearance for a photo opp. In…

Apartment Evacuated After Balcony Fire

The cause of the fire is still under investigation

FARGO, N.D. — A balcony fire in a south Fargo apartment left the entire complex evacuated. It’s an alarm no one wants to wake up to on an early Saturday morning. “Oh I’m just devastated. My heart goes out to all the tenants,” said Leila Lau, the apartment’s property manager. Just after 8 am, residents at 2709 15th Street South…

Swimmers Are Getting Safety Tips Before Getting Into the Water

Swimmers in the FM area are getting safeety tips during Water Safety Day

FARGO, ND., — School’s out for the summer and what better way is there for kids to spend their days off, than hanging by the pool. With the blazing heat outside, it’s no surprise kids are ready to spend their summer vacation jumping in and out of pools. But before dipping their toes in the water, the Fargo Park District…