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LIVE: Solar Probe Event at the Library

NASA scientists are in the midst of making history with the launch of the Parker Probe. The probe will get closer to the sun than any man-made object in history, and now, there's a…

Train - Pedestrian Fatal In Detroit Lakes

DETROIT LAKES, MN -- Detroit Lakes Police say a pedestrian was struck and killed by a train early Monday morning. Police were called to the railroad crossing at Willow Street at 12:16 a.m., Monday August 20. They found an injured…

Vice President Pence Planning Return To Minnesota

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) _ Vice President Mike Pence is heading back to Minnesota. Minnesota Republican Party chairwoman Jennifer Carnahan announced Monday that Pence will return to Minnesota Aug. 30. It's the latest evidence of the White House's keen focus…

Summer Break Is About Over For Area School Children

FARGO, N.D. -- Sad news kids living in Fargo: summer is over! Classes resume on Thursday at all Fargo Public Schools. West Fargo kids will have another week of vacation since school there begins on Tuesday, August 28. In Grand…

Otter Tail County Man Found Not Guilty Of Assaulting Baby

FERGUS FALLS, Minn. - Otter Tail County Attorney Michelle Eldien says she's devastated by the "not guilty" verdicts handed down by a jury in the trial of Adam Sundby. The 31-year-old Sundby was charged with first-degree assault and malicious punishment…

Governor Candidates Debate Rural Minnesota Issues

Three days after winning their party's primary for Minnesota governor, Tim Walz and Jeff Johnson show voters their priorities for the state. The candidates debated their views on Twin Cities Public Television on Friday. They were asked about the Twin…

Officers Surround Battle Lake Home

BATTLE LAKE, Minn. - Police surround a house in Battle Lake Friday morning after neighbors say a man shot a handgun while walking. Officers responded around 9:30 to the intersection of North Lincoln Avenue and West Bowman Street. Witnesses say they…

Ultralight Crashes at Fergus Falls Airport

FERGUS FALLS, MINN. (KFGO) -Police say a Fergus Falls man was injured when the single seat Ultralight aircraft he was flying crashed at the Fergus Falls Municipal airport. The pilot, 60-year-old Guy Reed, told authorities he lost power and crashed…

Inmate Indicted On 1st Degree Murder In Death Of Prison Guard

STILLWATER, Minn. (AP) - An inmate accused of killing a guard at the Stillwater prison last month has been indicted on first-degree murder charges. A grand jury in Washington County returned the indictment against Edward Muhammad Johnson on charges of…

Community Gives Input on Revitalizing Downtown Moorhead

MOORHEAD, Minn. -- Exciting changes could be coming to downtown Moorhead. The City of Moorhead, Downtown Moorhead Inc. and Moorhead Economic Development invited community members to come talk about what they think of some…

Grateful Cratefulls Now Open to Inspire Smiles

WEST FARGO, N.D. -- Across the street from Sandy's Donuts in West Fargo is Grateful Cratefulls, a new business with the mission to brighten someone else's day. Dani Gilseth, Dori Walter and Aimee Hanson…

911 Outage Caused By Human Error

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- The more than hour long 911 outage two weeks ago in Minnesota, North Dakota, and North Carolina was the result of human error. CenturyLink says that an employee of West Safety Services made a mistake while…