Minnesota News

Walz Signs Order Creating Governor's Biofuels Council

PLATO, Minn.--Gov. Tim Walz is setting up a council to advise him on how to foster the growth of Minnesota's biofuels industry. The Governor's Biofuels Council will have 15 members, including representatives of the agriculture, biofuels and transportation industries, as…

Arrest Made in Duluth's Historic Synagogue Fire

DULUTH, Minn. -- Authorities say a fire that destroyed a historic synagogue in Duluth doesn't appear to have been a hate crime. Duluth Police Chief Mike Tusken says 36-year-old Matthew Amiot, of Duluth, was arrested Friday in connection to the…

People Get Immersed in All Things German at Kulturfest

MOORHEAD, Minn. -- It's styled like the many Oktoberfest celebrations held in Germany: Kulturfest is the place to be to immerse yourself in all things German. Kulturfest gives people a chance to experience German food,…

Runners Race to Raise Awareness About Addiction

MOORHEAD, Minn. --While runners were getting set for the big 5k run, one woman on the sidelines is jogging her own memories of the addiction she beat over a decade ago. "I entered this program…

Baseballs Fans Meet Twins Legend in Moorhead

MOORHEAD, Minn. --Baseball fans in Moorhead meet a former big–time slugger while supporting a good cause. Former Twins Right Fielder Tony Oliva met with fans at The Zone Sports Cards and Memorabilia to sign autographs…

Suspect arrested after fire that destroyed Duluth synagogue

DULUTH, Minn. (FOX 9) - After a Duluth, Minnesota synagogue was destroyed early Monday morning in a fire, police say a suspect has been arrested. In a statement, officers say an arrest has been made but no further information has been released.…

LIVE: Down Home Hoedown

Moving into a brand-new house is always something to celebrate. Moving someone who's been chronically homeless into a brand new house -- and making sure they've got the resources they need to turn it…

LIVE: Pet Connection: Meet Harrington

He may be only 12 weeks old, but handsome little Harrington already has his charm game down pat. The black domestic shorthair kitten came in to Homeward Animal Shelter from the local pound,…

Man Charged in Shooting that Injured 4-Year-Old

ST. PAUL, Minn.--A man whose gunfire caused brain injuries to a four-year-old girl in St. Paul has been charged with assault. A criminal complaint says Isaac Alonzo Cryer was arguing with the child's father outside a residence last week when…

Minnesota Not Among States Settling with Purdue Pharma

ST. PAUL, Minn.--Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison says the state is not among those that have reached a tentative settlement with OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma over the opioids epidemic. The tentative deal between Purdue, thousands of local governments and more…

Sen. Smith Creates Group To Solve Rural Issues

WASHINGTON - Sen. Tina Smith is forming a bipartisan Senate group to strengthen rural communities. One thing she says she's hearing from people in our area that would help is, "trade, not aid." The Rural…

Man Arrested in Fertile on Suspicion of DWI

FERTILE, M.N.--The Polk County Sheriff's Office arrested a man Tuesday after he struck a building with his vehicle. The Polk County Sheriff's Office was dispatched to JT's Station for a report of a vehicle that had struck the building and…

Crookston bishop under investigation under Pope's new legislation

ST. PAUL, Minn. (FOX 9) - The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis has started an investigation into Diocese of Crookston Bishop Michael Hoeppner under Pope Francis’ recent legislation addressing bishop accountability in the church worldwide. He is the first Minnesota bishop to be…

Teen Honored Posthumously As Homecoming Queen

ULEN, Minn. -- A teen who died just days after school was out in June has been named honorary homecoming queen at Ulen-Hitterdal Public Schools. Family and friends attended the cornonation Monday night and accepted the crown in honor of…