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Teen Biker Has Serious Injuries After Being Hit By Car Near Gully, Minnesota

Warren Thompson was taken to Sanford Medical Center with life-threatening injuries

POLK CO., Minn. — A 16-year-old Gonvick boy is hospitalized with serious injuries after he hit by a car while biking in eastern Polk County. The crash happening on Highway 92 and 410th Avenue near Gully, Minnesota just before 8 this morning. Warren Thompson was taken to Sanford Medical Center with life-threatening injuries. The driver of the car, 78-year-old James…

Walz Celebrates Launch Of Emergency Insulin Act; Law Faces Legal Challenge

The Minnesota Net Safety Program helps Minnesotans who have difficulty paying for their insulin.

MINNESOTA – The Alec Smith Insulin Affordability Act goes into effect as a lawsuit is filed. The program has two parts: urgent need for insulin and the continuing need program. The urgent need allows eligible Minnesotans to receive a 30 day supply of insulin immediately at their pharmacy once a year for no more than a $35 co-pay. The continuing…

Fake Money Being Passed In Sargent & Richland Counties

The currency consists of fake $50 and $100 bills

RICHLAND CO., N.D. — Funny money is being passed in at least two southern North Dakota counties. Richland County Sheriff’s Office and Sargent County Sheriff’s Office and investigating $650 in counterfeit bills passed in various locations in both counties. The currency consists of fake $50 and $100 bills. They say the investigation is ongoing and no further details will be…

Strange Man Offering Rides To Females In Fosston, Minnesota

Polk County Sheriff's Office receiving two complaints about the man so far

FOSSTON, Minn. — A suspicious acting man is offering rides to females in Fosston, Minnesota. Polk County Sheriff’s Office receiving two complaints about the man so far. The first incident was Saturday afternoon and the second incident was this morning. The man was told “no” but he continued to offer the females a ride. He eventually left the area. The…

North Dakota Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation to resume visitation

BISMARCK, N.D.–The North Dakota Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation will soon be allowing visitors back at its facilities. Social distancing guidelines will be in place during visits and tables will be disinfected between each visit. The Youth Correctional Center already began allowing outdoor visitations on June 27. Two adults are allowed per visit and each cottage has a 60-minute visitation…

Spuds win! Moorhead takes home MSHSL Nickname Challenge Championship

MINNESOTA – Even though it’s the offseason for high school sports, Moorhead has something to celebrate. A huge Minnesota thanks to John Millea for creating the MSHSL Nickname Challenge. John deserves “One Shining Moment”@MSHSLjohn pic.twitter.com/8Jx9hrh2eX — Moorhead Orchestra (@MoorheadOrch) July 1, 2020 The Spuds have been mashed every once and a while, but they just can’t be beat in this…

Pharmaceutical industry sues to block Minnesota insulin law

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP)–The drug industry is suing to overturn a new Minnesota law that requires them to provide emergency and longer-term insulin supplies to diabetics who can’t afford them. The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America filed a lawsuit in federal court in Minnesota late Tuesday, just hours before the law took effect. It’s asking the court to declare…

North Dakota reports 39 new COVID-19 cases and one new death Wednesday

CASS COUNTY, N.D.–The North Dakota Department of Health reports 39 new COVID-19 cases and one new death Wednesday. Ten counties report new cases including Burleigh, Cass, Dunn, Grand Forks, Mercer, Stark, Steele, Traill, Walsh and Williams Counties. Cass County reports the most new cases with 15 and Burleigh County the second most with 9. A man in his 90s from…

NDDoH reminds parents of the dangers of leaving children in hot cars

FARGO, N.D.–The North Dakota Department of Health is reminding parents and caregivers to be mindful about leaving children in hot cars. According to the NDDoH heatstroke is the number one vehicle-related killer of children in the United States. Young children are especially susceptible to heatstroke as their bodies heat up three to five times faster than adults. Dawn Mayer, NDDoH…