Minnesota News

Former Moorhead Fire Official Changes Plea in DUI Case

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) -- A former assistant Moorhead fire chief involved in a crash last November that seriously hurt a woman, changes her plea to guilty to driving under the influence. Kayla Cross entered the plea to the misdemeanor in…

A successful finish to Fargo Marathon week

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) -- Fargo Marathon week was another huge hit in the community. The Fargo Marathon brings in thousands of runners and supporters and the economic impact is substantial annually. "We're going to be…

Minnesota Lawmakers Not Expected To Finish Work Before Deadline

ST. PAUL (KVRR) -- It appears Minnesota lawmakers will not get everything done before the 11:59 p.m. end-of-session deadline. It become obvious Sunday afternoon that they won't finish on time. Lawmakers on Saturday reached a $4 billion tax relief package…

DFL Nominates Top Candidates At Convention With Little Opposition

ROCHESTER, Minn. (KVRR)-- The DFL has nominated it's top candidates for state offices including governor, lt. governor, attorney general and secretary of state during its convention in Rochester over the weekend. Attorney General Keith Ellison was nominated for a second…

Fargo Marathon kicks off Day 2 of weekend races

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR)- Thousands of runners from all over the country are flowing into Fargo for the Fargo Marathon for various events, and the Fargo-Moorhead community showed up to cheer them on. It…

Nearly 8,000-year-old skull found in Minnesota River

REDWOOD FALLS, Minn. (AP) - A partial skull from nearly 8,000 years ago that was found by two kayakers in a river last summer will be returned to Native American officials in Minnesota. Renville County Sheriff Scott Hable said the…

Teen kayakers saved in Becker County

LAKEVIEW TOWNSHIP, Minn. (KVRR) - Two teen kayakers are saved in Becker County after falling into the Pelican River. It happened around 2:30 on Sunday at Dunton Locks Park between Muskrat Lake and Lake Sallie. The Becker County Sheriff's Office…

Two Moorhead Men Arrested For Felony Firearms Violations

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) -- Red River Valley Swat Team is called in to execute a search warrant in Moorhead after a man is arrested during a traffic stop. 35-year-old Richard Torres and 24-year-old John Lopez, both of Moorhead, were under…

Governor Walz tours storm damage in Benson

BENSON, Minn. (KVRR) -- Gov. Tim Walz visits Benson, Minnesota to survey storm damage and meet with local officials. Last Thursday, strong winds brought down power lines and damaged buildings, farm equipment and roads. The path of destruction stretched from…

Land stolen from Leech Lake decades ago to be returned

CASS LAKE, Minn. - The federal government will soon return nearly 12,000 acres of land in northern Minnesota it wrongfully took from the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe decades ago. The federal Bureau of Indian Affairs thought it had the…

Polk County Sheriff seeks second term

CROOKSTON, Minn. (KVRR) - Polk County Sheriff Jim Tadman announces he is running for reelection. It would be Tadman's second term if he wins. In his campaign announcement, he says he wants to focus on the growing mental health and controlled…

Hepola picks Fargo school administrator as running mate

FARGO (KVRR) - Minnesota governor candidate Cory Hepola has chosen Fargo Public Schools' Director of Equity and Inclusion Dr. Tamara Uselman as his running mate. Hepola and Uselman are running as members of the Forward Party. "Dr. Uselman has an…