Minnesota News

Presentation on Notable Local Journalist Jane Swisshelm

ABERCROMBIE, N.D.-- Fort Abercrombie is hosting historical presentations about the area. This week's topic is Jane Swisshelm; a prominent journalist in the 1860's who wrote for a newspaper in Saint Cloud Minnesota. At the time,…

Red Lake Police Try To Identify Young School Vandals

RED LAKE, MN -- Police are searching for a group of kids that broke into schools and bus garages in Red Lake, Minnesota causing thousands of dollars in damage. They posted these pictures to Facebook and said the kids, who…

First Annual Juneteenth Celebration in Moorhead

MOORHEAD, Minn.-- Over a hundred and fifty years have passed since the Emancipation Proclamation, and celebrations across the country called Juneteenth are commemorating just that. June 19th, 1865, better known as Juneteenth, is the day…

Gov. Walz Considers Special Session to Help Diabetics

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Gov. Tim Walz says he's open to calling a special session to help diabetics who can't afford the cost of insulin, but lawmakers must first work out a deal. A measure that would have established an…

Authorities Identify Mahnomen County Drowning Victim

MAHNOMEN COUNTY, Minn. -- A 19-year-old Thief River Falls man has been identified as the victim of a drowning last Friday night in Mahnomen County. The sheriff's office says Chase Hron was jet-skiing and not wearing a life jacket on…

'Vikings Table' Will Roll Out to Serve Hungry Kids

EAGAN, Minn. -- The Minnesota Vikings roll out a new food truck to serve free, healthy meals to children. The custom-built purple truck called 'Vikings Table' is part of the Minnesota Vikings Foundation's attempt to cut down on childhood obesity…

1 Dead, 6 Hurt After Mahnomen County Crash

MAHNOMEN COUNTY, Minn. One person is dead and six others are in the hospital after a head-on crash in Mahnomen County. Mahnomen County Deputies responded around 5:40 Wednesday night to County Road three and 250th Street. Authorities say two vehicles…

Fargo Police Warn About Possible Tainted Marijuana in the Area

FARGO, N.D. (KFGO) - Fargo police are warning about a new illegal drug threat...possibly contaminated marijuana sold in Fargo that sent two people to Sanford Medical Center in Fargo this past weekend with serious reactions. One victim was reported to…

Heitkamp Says DNC Should Reevaluate New Debate Criteria

FARGO (KFGO) - Former U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-N.D.) is criticizing the Democratic National Committee for establishing new rules that affect which candidates are allowed to participate in presidential debates. The DNC says to qualify, candidates must now have at…

Final Fargo Public Pool Opens For The Season

FARGO, ND -- Fargo's Southwest Recreational Pool has opened for the summer. It's located at 1840 15th Avenue South. The opening was delayed one week due to weather conditions that impacted pool painting. The four other outdoor pools are already open…

CHS Makes Another Major Donation To The Great Plains Food Bank

FARGO, ND -- CHS has made another substantial donation to help fight hunger across North Dakota and western Minnesota. The global agribusiness presented a check for just over $90,000 to the Great Plains Food Bank. The money was raised through CHS's…

Rep. Ilhan Omar Accused of Filing False Tax Returns

ST. PAUL, MN -- Minnesota campaign finance officials say that Rep. Ilhan Omar filed joint tax returns with her current husband years before they were legally married and at a time when she was married to another man. The Minnesota Campaign…

Suspect in Becker County Shooting Identified

  UPDATE: The Becker County Sheriff's Office is searching for 18-year-old Ronald Thompson III of Detroit Lakes as a suspect in the shooting death of 27-year-old Jamie Bevins Jr. of Ogema. Authorities say Thompson III is known to carry…