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Minnesota House Passes Red Flag, Background Check Bills

ST. PAUL, Minn. (FOX 9)--Two gun control bills are headed to the Minnesota Senate after close votes in the House Thursday night. On the floor, Minnesota lawmakers squared off over background checks and red flag laws. “They’re criminals,” said Kurt…

Staff in place at Bloomberg Fargo campaign office

FARGO, N.D. -- Democratic presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg is getting his field staff in place ahead of Minnesota's primary on Tuesday and North Dakota's caucuses on March 10th. The downtown Fargo campaign office houses…

Minnesota Projected to Have Over $1.5 Billion Budget Surplus

ST. PAUL, Minn. (FOX 9)--Minnesota budget officials are predicting a $1.513 billion budget surplus over the next two years. Minnesota Management and Budget released its 2020 February Budget and Economic Forecast on Thursday, saying the state’s budget and economic outlook…

Weather Service: Risk of Red River Flooding Down Slightly

FARGO, N.D.--The risk of spring flooding in the Red River Valley has been reduced slightly because of limited precipitation in the last few weeks, although National Weather Service forecasters say there's still a lot of moisture in the system. The…

T-shirt Sales Raise $16,000 for Officer Hurt in Shooting

WASECA, Minn.--An effort to sell T-shirts for a Minnesota police officer injured in a shooting has raised nearly $16,000. Waseca Officer Arik Matson was shot in the head in an exchange of gunfire in January. A group of people representing…

Shrek: The Musical

They're nowhere near as old as the movie is, but these middle-schoolers are more than ready to bring the first-Hollywood, now-Broadway hit to fairy tale life this week. Horizon Middle School's production of "Shrek…

MN precinct caucuses begin Tuesday night

MINNESOTA - Minnesotans will share ideas important to them at precinct caucuses. Registration begins at 6:00 PM Tuesday night at locations for each party with events beginning at 7:00. Delegates for the county and Senate…

LIVE: Sled Dog Racing

It's one of the oldest known means of transportation, and it may be one of the best-suited to our harsh and snowy winter terrain. It's dogsled racing,…

Minnesota Investigating Ex-Hockey Assistant Sex Allegations

MINNEAPOLIS--The University of Minnesota is investigating allegations that a former men's hockey assistant sexually abused players more than 30 years ago. The move comes after The Athletic reported on sexual abuse allegations against former assistant Thomas “Chico” Adrahtas over many…

Race for MN House District 4A Seat Heats Up

MOORHEAD, Minn. - The race for Moorhead's seat in the State House has certainly been an interesting one, with one candidate already dropping out, and an additional three joining the race. Mara Morken…

Snowmobile Accident Kills NDSU Student

ELK LAKE TOWNSHIP, MN  -- According to the Grant County Sheriff's Office a 22 year old died after his snowmobile fell through the ice early Saturday morning. The Sheriff's release states that on Saturday, February 22nd, 2020 at 1:41 a.m.,…

Locally Made Creative Cans at Junkyard Brewing

MOORHEAD, Minn. --  Junkyard Brewing, Moorhead's only craft beer business, continues to draw in new customers with its unique ever-changing beer list and keeps its faithful crowd with its "Cheers-like" atmosphere. They've also set…

Two Trucks Vandalized in South Moorhead

MOORHEAD, Minn. -- There's a search for four people involved in an act of vandalism early Saturday morning in Moorhead. The owner says they found their brand new Ford F-150 and another truck in their driveway spray painted. They say…

Klobuchar Brings Her Presidential Campaign To NDSU

FARGO, N.D. -- Presidential candidate Sen. Amy Klobuchar makes a campaign stop in Fargo just hours after the Nevada caucuses, where she came in 5th. The Minnesota Democrat speaking to more than 500 people on the NDSU Campus. She hardly…

LIVE: Comic-Con to the Rescue

Comic-Con is here to save the day. Maybe even the whole weekend. Starting Saturday, the comics convention celebrates ten years in the Fargo metro area. In that time, organizers say, it's gone from a…

Victim Identified in Bemidji Homicide

BEMIDJI, Minn.--The victim of a shooting in Bemidji on February 17 has been identified. The Midwest Medical Examiner's Office identified 20-year-old Lupe Rosillo who died from a single gunshot wound to the torso. The Bemidji Police Department arrested 18-year-old Antonio…

Sen. Amy Klobuchar to hold rally in Fargo

FARGO, N.D. - Minnesota Senator and Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar will hold a campaign rally at North Dakota State University on Sunday February 23rd. It will happen at the Great Plains Ballroom in the Memorial Union. Doors open at…