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Wilkin County Sheriff investigating shooting death of horse

Horse shot in Wilkin County. 4/2022 BRECKENRIDGE, Minn. (KVRR) – The Wilkin County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the shooting death of a horse in the Barnesville area. Clay County Sheriff Mark Empting says the shooting occurred Sunday evening south of Barnesville, just over the Clay/Wilkin County line. The horse was shot with a high-powered rifle. Anyone with information is asked…

One Dead In Crash Involving 10 People in Otter Tail County

OTTER TAIL CO., Minn. (KVRR: Update 8pm 02/27/22) — A Barnesville, Minnesota teen is dead after a crash in Otter Tail County between two vehicles with a total of ten passengers. State patrol says 19-year-old Grace Olson collided with a Ford Straight Truck, similar to a moving truck. It happened on Highway 210 east of Fergus Falls just after midnight…

H.S. FB Roundup: Barnesville, DGF, Kindred, Enderlin All Win

Week four of Friday night lights on both sides of the border

FARGO, N.D — Kindred football handed Central Cass their first loss of the season with a 37-0 win at home. DGF also produced a shutout taking down Perham, 48-0, to remain undefeated. On their senior night, Enderlin downs Hankinson, 24-6, in 9-man action. With the home field advantage, Barnesville gives Pelican Rapids their first loss with a 28-14 win. Categories:…

Update: Boil water advisory lifted for Barnesville

BARNESVILLE, Minn. (KVRR) – The city of Barnesville says residents no longer need to boil water. The boil water advisory was lifted Monday morning.  A lightning strike Saturday night caused an outage for the water system. The city says that the the Minnesota Department of Health completed testing water samples and that “everything tested good.” Categories: Local News, Minnesota News…

Rep. Michelle Fischbach tours Clay County farm amid drought

BARNESVILLE, Minn. (KVRR) – Rep. Michelle Fischbach of Minnesota’s 7th District visited a Clay County farm Tuesday to get a firsthand look at the challenges farmers are facing during the drought. Four miles outside of Barnesville, brothers Jake and Nathan Thompson operate Four Hill Farms, Inc. “It’s a challenge. Where we’re at here now is probably as good in the…

Barnesville calls for water restrictions immediately

BARNESVILLE, MN (KVRR) —  Effective immediately the City of Barnesville implemented Stage 3 water restrictions. Restrictions include: • No lawn watering; except for yards sodded or seeded this year • Trees, shrubs and gardens may be watered using handheld devices only from 6:00-9:00 am and 7:00-10:00 pm; following Odd-Even Rule, on even numbered days, even numbered homes and on odd…

New housing development in Barnesville offers incentives

Consisting of 60 lots, Barnesville is ready to welcome people into their new homes.

BARNESVILLE, Minn. (KVRR) — The city of Barnesville is welcoming people to move there by offering incentives to home buyers. “We’ve kicked off our ‘Choose Barnesville’ campaign and we’re so excited,” City of Barnesville Economic Development Director, Karen Lauer said. With a brand new housing development consisting of 60 lots, Barnesville is ready to welcome people into their new homes….

Voxland named Barnesville Police Chief

BARNESVILLE, Minn. (KVRR/KFGO) – A sergeant with the Moorhead Police Dept. has been named police chief in Barnesville. The Barnesville City Council has approved the hiring of Joel Voxland. Voxland will replace Dean Ernst, who retired after 31 years with the police department. Voxland’s first day on the job in Barnesville will be June 21. Categories: Local News, Minnesota News…