Minnesota News

McIntosh Man Cited for Snowmobile Accident in Polk County

  A rural McIntosh, Minnesota man was cited after a snowmobile crash in Polk County. A passerby reported finding a crashed snowmobile near Erskine around 8 o'clock last night. Deputies responded but couldn't find anyone in the area. They later…

Minnesota State Fair Admission Goes Up in 2017

  Grab another $1 before heading to Minnesota's great get together this summer. The Minnesota State Fair will now cost $14 for those ages 13 to 64 to enter the gates, while seniors and children ages 5 through 12 will…

Candy Company Recalling Products in Minnesota

Minnesota is one of eight states where a candy maker is recalling some of its products. The Hy-Vee food store chain is recalling some products made by Palmer Candy Company from 242 stores across eight states. The company found a…

Moorhead Underpass has a "Better Than 50-50 Chance"

A Twin Valley senator says Moorhead has a "better than 50-50 chance" of getting a railroad underpass. This $42 million bill would be used to build an underpass at the intersection of Main Avenue and 21st Street. Senator Kent Eken…

First Bill of MN Legislative Session Signed into Law

Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton signed the first bill of the 2017 state legislative session into law on Friday. It will provide cuts to 200,000 Minnesotans in an effort to help teachers, college students and homeowners. But Dayton is still debating…

Are Police Losing a Tool with Backpage.com?

The site Backpage.com has removed its adult section after a Senate Homeland Security Investigation found it had knowingly facilitated online sex trafficking. Law Enforcement has used the site…

Foxhome Woman Identified in Accidental Shooting

Authorities have released the name of the Foxhome woman who accidentally shot herself. They say Samantha Pazdernik was attempting to put a gun in a holster when it went off, hitting her in the stomach. It happened Wednesday morning near…

Broadband Internet Coming to More Rural Minnesota Communities

  Minnesota State Officials announce more grants have been secured to help households and business in the state get broadband internet access. Officials say more than 16,000 households will be given access as well as 2,200 business and more than…

Six Injured in Manufacturing Plant Explosion in Minnesota

  Six people are hurt after an explosion at a Minnesota manufacturing center. Rescue workers responded to an explosion at McNeilus Truck and Manufacturing Center in Dodge Center at about 10:30 Wednesday morning. Officials say the blast happened near the…

Vergas Man Injured in Crash in Becker County

A Vergas man was injured after the vehicle he was driving was t-boned by a semi in Becker County. The accident happened at the intersection of Highway 59 and County Road 17. The state patrol says a vehicle driven by…

Foxhome Woman Hospitalized After Shooting

  A Foxhome woman is in the hospital after authorities say she accidentally shot herself in the stomach. The Wilkin County Sheriff's Office says they responded to a call on the 3500 block of 320th Avenue in Foxhome. They found…

Victim of Accidental Shooting Flown to Fargo

BRECKENRIDGE, MN The Wilkin County Sheriff reports an accidental shooting in rural Foxhome Wednesday morning, January 11. According to the report, the shooting happened around 9:19 a.m. An individual was shot in the stomach while trying to place a gun…

Gov. Dayton Announces Law Enforcement Appreciation Day

  Governor Dayton has proclaimed Monday as "Law Enforcement Appreciation Day" in the State of Minnesota. The day will recognize the service and sacrifice of law enforcement officials in Minnesota and around the country. Governor Dayton has also directed the…

Council Member Hopeful for Railroad Underpass

A $42 million railroad underpass project south of Moorhead High School is included in Governor Dayton's bonding bill. A city council member says this project is crucial to maintaining public safety. A…