Minnesota News

Moorhead company's work vehicle vandalized and robbed

MOORHEAD, Minn, (KVRR) -- A Moorhead business is asking the community for help after it was vandalized and robbed. In the overnight hours of late Tuesday to early morning Wednesday, flooring company 'Hands Down Flooring…

Federal panel rejects COVID-19 booster shots for most Americans

WASHINGTON (AP) - An influential federal advisory panel overwhelmingly rejected a plan Friday to offer Pfizer booster shots against COVID-19 to most Americans, dealing a heavy blow to the Biden administration’s effort to shore up people’s protection amid the highly…

LIVE: Scarecrows in the Garden

Scary thought indeed: your green, gorgeous, and growing garden is probably weeks, if not days, away from the first frost (and maybe freeze) of the season. But this weekend you can scare off the end-of-summer…

Photo gallery: See inside Amazon's Fargo Fulfillment Center

FARGO (KVRR) - After more than a year of construction and planning, final preparations are being made for Amazon's Fargo Fulfillment Center to officially open Sunday, Sept. 19. The 1.1 million square foot building has 1.3 million square feet…

Minnesota judge rejects attempt to force school mask mandate

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - A Minnesota judge has rejected a request by concerned parents to force a statewide mask mandate in all schools. Ramsey County District Judge Thomas Gilligan said the court was “gravely concerned” about the risks of…

House Democrats remove embattled lawmaker from caucus

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Minnesota House Democrats have voted to expel Rep. John Thompson from their caucus following allegations of domestic violence and questions about his residency. House leaders Tuesday night issued a statement saying that “Thompson’s actions, credible reports…

Bemidji Police need help finding missing woman

BEMIDJI, Minn. (KVRR) - Police are asking for your help finding a Bemidji woman last seen Monday, Sep. 13. Twenty-three-year-old Stephanie Chupp was last seen around 6:45 AM on the 1900 block of Park Avenue. She may have been a…

Detroit Lakes mall fire considered accidental

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. (KVRR/KFGO) - A fire that temporarily closed Washington Square Mall has been ruled accidental and unintentional by fire investigators. The Friday afternoon blaze broke out in an apartment connected to the mall. More than 300,000 gallons of…

Grommesh avoids jail in child pornography case

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) - A Moorhead man was sentenced Tuesday to 90 days of electronic home monitoring and seven years of supervised release after pleading guilty to child pornography charges. Twenty-one-year-old Garrett Grommesh earlier pleaded guilty to one count of…

UPDATE: Moorhead shooting suspect arrested in Rochester

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) - A Rochester, Minn. man has been arrested for second degree murder in the September 10 shooting death of Abdi Abdi. Moorhead Police say Rochester Police Officers, Olmstead Sheriff's deputies and Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension…

Ex-cops accused of violating Floyd's rights plead not guilty

MINNEAPOLIS  - Four former Minneapolis police officers charged with violating George Floyd’s civil rights have pleaded not guilty to the federal charges against them. A federal grand jury indicted Derek Chauvin, Thomas Lane, J. Kueng and Tou Thao in May…

Man killed in Long Prairie shooting was from Perham

LONG PRAIRIE, Minn. (KVRR/KDLM) - Authorities in Todd County have identified a man who died after he was shot early Sunday. Thirty-three-year-old Antonio Francis Rodriguez Fortes of Perham died early Sunday morning due to multiple gunshot wounds. Two other people…

Most of northern Minnesota wildfire contained

ISABELLA, Minn. - Authorities say a vast majority of the Greenwood Lake wildfire in northern Minnesota is contained, one month after lightning ignited the blaze in the Superior National Forest. The U.S. Forest Service reported that the nearly 27,000-acre fire…