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MATBUS Suspending NDSU Routes Early

FARGO, N.D.--MATBUS ended the majority of NDSU routes due to deteriorating weather and road conditions on Friday. The routes include 13U, 31, 32E, 32W, 33 and TapRide. Route 34 is expected to continue until further notice. MATBUS says certain routes,…

Minnesota Opens Early Voting in March 3 Presidential Primary

MINNEAPOLIS--Minnesota voters became some of the first in the country to cast ballots in the presidential primaries as polls opened for the state's Super Tuesday contest. Eligible voters can now vote at county courthouses across the state, and early voting…

Travel Advisories Issued in Cass and Clay Counties

CLAY COUNTY, Minn.--The current weather conditions have already caused many highways and rural roads to become dangerous for travel. Clay County Sheriff Mark Empting has issued a no travel advisory for all of rural Clay County. He says there is…

MSUM celebrates "Appreciate a Dragon Day"

MOORHEAD, Minn. -- Appreciate a Dragon Day is a national holiday celebrating dragons in popular literature and films, but MSUM is putting its own spin on the day. MSUM President Anne Blackhurst…

LIVE: Pet Connection: Meet Spruce

At less than six months old, Spruce the kitten is already quite a survivor. Dumped on the street to fend for himself and his two brothers at just 8 weeks old, the litter of…

196 Grams of Heroin Seized in Becker County

BECKER COUNTY, Minn.--Three individuals have been arrested for selling large quantities of heroin in Becker and Mahnomen counties. The Minnesota State Patrol with assistance from a Becker County Sheriff K9 Unit conducted a traffic stop on January 8. During which…

Wounded Minnesota Officer Makes Steps to Recovery

WASECA, Minn.--The pastor of a southern Minnesota police officer who was shot in the head says he is showing small signs in his fight for recovery. Waseca Officer Arik Matson remains hospitalized in critical condition. Matson was gravely wounded Jan.…

U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement Advances Through More Senate Committees

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Our local congressional delegations are praising the advancement of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement. The Senate Appropriations Committee has approved the trade deal. It has also been approved by the Finance, Energy and Public Works and Budget committees. Health,…

Snowfall Report for Jan 15th, 2020

...SNOWFALL REPORTS FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE   LOCATION                     AMOUNT    TIME/DATE ELLENDALE                    5.0 IN    1200 PM 01/15 PARK RAPIDS                  4.5 IN    0350 PM 01/15 NEW YORK MILLS         4.0 IN    0350 PM 01/15 EDGELEY         …

St. Louis County Snowplow Drivers Go on Strike Wednesday

DULUTH, Minn. (FOX 9)--Snowplow drivers in St. Louis County are going on strike Wednesday morning—the same day the area is expecting to receive several inches of snow. The union, Teamsters  Local 320, represents the snowplow drivers. In a statement, the union…

Shevlin, MN - Town of the Week - 1/14/2020

Carl Swanson from Shevlin is seen with his dog and cow. Carl walked or rode with a cow from International Falls to Galveston, TX to raise awareness of the difficulties in cattle producers.  The photo was left out of Town…

Crookston Diocese priest placed on leave for 'boundary violations'

CROOKSTON, Minn. (KFGO) - A Catholic priest from the Diocese of Crookston has been placed on administrative leave. Bishop Michael Hoeppner says "several issues" concerning Fr. Bryan Kujawa have been brought to his attention, including "non-criminal, non-sexual boundary violations." Kujawa…

Child Left Unresponsive after Vehicle Crashes into Snowplow

WADENA COUNTY, Minn.--A three-year-old child was unresponsive after a vehicle rear-ended a snowplow on County Road 23 in Wadena County. The Wadena Sheriff's Department responded to the scene and found the driver and an unresponsive child awaiting medical attention in…

Former FM CVB Director Passes Away After Cancer Battle

MAPLE GROVE, Minn. -- A former Fargo-Moorhead Convention and Visitors Bureau executive director who was often called a bigger than life character, has died. Vince Lindstrom passed away in Maple Grove, Minnesota after a lengthy cancer battle. His wife says…

Man Airlifted to Fargo Hospital after Snowmobile Crash

WADENA COUNTY, Minn.--A Perham man was airlifted to a hospital in Fargo after crashing his snowmobile on Sunday. The Wadena County Sheriff's Office reported to Wadena County Road 9 at 125th Avenue where the Sebeka Fire Department and Tri-County EMS…

Man Arrested after Hours-Long Standoff in Sauk Centre

SAUK CENTRE, Minn. (FOX 9)--A man was taken into custody Sunday afternoon after an hours-long standoff in Sauk Centre, Minnesota where police say a child was inside the home and a gun was fired. Officers say they were first called…

Former Viking Helps Raise Money For Football Camps

MOORHEAD, Minn. -- Vikings fans packed into bars and restaurants to cheer on their team. They were joined by a former Viking, who was out helping support the next generation of athletes. Former Vikings…

Minneapolis VA Cited after 2018 Suicide of Veteran

MINNEAPOLIS--The Minneapolis VA Health Care Center has been cited for failures in connection with the 2018 suicide of a veteran in its care. It's the second time that a federal watchdog has cited the medical center after a suicide. In…