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Minnesota sees 3,570 new COVID-19 cases, 22 more deaths

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Minnesota health officials reported a decline in newly confirmed COVID-19 cases on Tuesday. State health officials are cautioning against reading too much into short-term fluctuations after the extended holiday weekend. The Minnesota Department of Health reported…

Twins set to name St. Paul Saints new Class AAA partner

MINNEAPOLIS (FOX 9) - Minnesota Twins fans soon won’t have to go very far to watch the team’s top minor league prospects before they become regulars at Target Field. In fact, all it will take is a trip across the Mississippi River…

Confidence in Midwest economy drops in survey

OMAHA, Neb. - A new monthly survey of business leaders in nine Midwest and Plains states suggests faltering confidence in the region's economy. After climbing every month since bottoming out in April, the overall index of the Creighton University Mid-America…

Minneapolis mayor, police chief oppose police budget cuts

MINNEAPOLIS - Minneapolis’ mayor and police chief are speaking out against a proposal to cut the police department’s budget by nearly $8 million. Mayor Jacob Frey says the cuts would be irresponsible in a year that saw rising violent crime…

Bemidji man shot, killed while deer hunting

BEMIDJI, Minn. (KVRR) - A Bemidji, Minn. man has died after being shot while deer hunting in Beltrami County. The Beltrami County Sheriff’s office says 28-year-old Lukas Dudley was shot while hunting in Nebish Township Nov. 25. A man who…

Fargo's Union State Bank to merge with Border Bank

FARGO (KVRR) - Border Bank of Greenbush, Minn. has announced that it plans to merge with Fargo-based Union State Bank. "This merger will result in our customers having access to additional products and services, and substantially greater access to capital…

Farm Rescue shifts to help farmers affected by coronavirus

FARGO (KVRR) - A North Dakota-based volunteer organization that helps farmers when they are injured or otherwise impaired says it has helped a number of Midwest farmers who were sidelined by the coronavirus. Since 2005, Farm Rescue has helped more…

Trinity Lutheran hosts drive-thru Giving Tree

MOORHEAD, Minn. -- This holiday season, Trinity Lutheran is living up to its motto of being a light to the community. Despite COVID restrictions, Pastor Nick Peterson says he wanted to make sure members could…

Nonprofit hosts annual holiday community tree lighting

HAWLEY, Minn -- It's finally beginning to look a lot like Christmas for one community in Minnesota. The Hawley Women of Today nonprofit organization is kicking off the holiday season by spreading some Christmas cheer with their fourth annual community…

Moorhead Police investigate shooting

MOORHEAD, MN– Police are investigating a shooting that likely involved several people. It isn’t believed that anyone was hurt and no arrests have been made. Police responded to an apartment building in the 2400 block of 4th Ave. N for…

Minnesota exceeds 100 single-day virus deaths for first time

ST. PAUL, Minn. - The Minnesota Department of Health reported 101 additional COVID-19 deaths on Friday, marking the first time the state has climbed over 100 deaths in a day. Health officials reported more than 5,700 new infections on Friday, and…

Homicide under investigation in Beltrami County

BEMIDJI, Minn. (KVRR) - The Beltrami County Sheriff's office is investigating the death of man who was shot in Ten Lakes Township. The shooting was reported at 9:46 p.m. Tuesday.  Investigators say the shooting appears to be a "targeted incident." …

State board certifies Joe Biden as winner in Minnesota

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Minnesota’s state canvassing board has unanimously certified the state’s election results. It's an ordinarily routine task that drew closer attention due to President Trump’s efforts to delay it in key states. The board agreed 5-0 that…

Walz, GOP, push for quick aid for hard-hit businesses

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Democratic Gov. Tim Walz and Minnesota House Republicans have unveiled separate relief proposals for small businesses that have been hit the hardest by new restrictions to curb the coronavirus. They're expressing hope that lawmakers can pass…

Minnesota armed robbery suspect captured in Devils Lake

DEVILS LAKE, N.D. (KVRR/KFGO) - A man wanted by the FBI in an armed robbery earlier this month in Becker County, Minn. has been arrested in Devils Lake. Police say they received information based on cell phone data that 32-year-old…

Project focuses on missing, murdered Indigenous peoples

OKLAHOMA CITY - Minnesota and five other states will participate in pilot projects to better coordinate investigative efforts surrounding cases of missing or murdered Indigenous peoples. Federal prosecutors announced the project, along with Principal Chiefs Chuck Hoskin, Jr. of the…

One person dead in Lake Park, Minnesota crash

LAKE PARK, Minn. (KVRR/KFGO) - One person was killed in a crash involving a pickup and a semi on Highway 10 in Becker County. The State Patrol says the crash happened at about 3:30 p.m. Monday in Lake Park. The…

Fire leaves significant damage to home in rural Glyndon

NEAR GLYNDON, Minn. - The Minnesota State Fire Marshal's Office is investigating the cause of a house fire in rural Glyndon. Fire departments from Glyndon, Dilworth, and Hawley responded shortly after 10:00 Sunday night.…