Barnesville DQ Closes After Two Employees Report Being Near COVID-19 Patient

They are at home and under self-quarantine

BARNESVILLE, Minn. — Barnesville Dairy Queen has put out a notice that two employees there were near someone who has tested positive for COVID-19. The employees have not tested positive and do not have any symptoms. They are at home and under self-quarantine. As a precaution the Dairy Queen has suspended its operations and closed for the time being. Minnesota…

Barnesville Celebrates Leap Year With A Frog-Themed Party

The kids took part in some friendly competitions

FARGO, N.D- Once a year, the museum brings out all kinds of crazy hair colors, gels, and pipe cleaners for kids to wear on their hair. The hairstyles that they see the most are ponytails with rainbow colors and pipe cleaners curled on the hair. They also say green and purple are the most popular colors. For the museum, it’s…

Geeking Out Over A Town Of The Week Tie

Adam Ladwig Has Been Waiting For This Moment for Years

  I’ve been working here for almost four and a half years, and I’ve been waiting for something to happen that entire time. I, like many of you, love Rob Kupec’s Town of the Week. I love how he highlights all the unique small towns that make up our amazing region. But I’ve always had one question, and we finally…

Play of the Week Nominees: January 24

Barnesville, Devils Lake battle for the DJ Colter High School Play of the Week

FARGO, N.D. — This week’s DJ Colter high school play of the week nominees pit Minnesota against North Dakota in high school boys basketball. First up from Barnesville, Adam Tonsfeldt grabs a rebound and makes a nice move down low to drop a basket and draw a foul. The second nominee comes from Devils Lake. In the Firebirds game against…

Two Women Arrested in High-Speed Pursuit

The pursuit started in Barnesville

CLAY COUNTY, Minn. –Authorities arrest two women after a high-speed pursuit that started in Barnesville. The Clay County Sheriff’s Office says it happened around 1:30 p.m. Saturday. Twenty-one-year old Chelsea Probasco, of Moorhead, fled a traffic stop and led officers on a pursuit through several county roads, hitting speeds up to 100 mph. The vehicle went into a ditch after…

Barnesville VFW Hosts Christmas On Front Street

The money raised went to the MN/ND Honor Flight and the Barnesville Food Pantry

BARNESVILLE, Minn. — People are packing into the VFW to eat some good chili, support vets and help people in need. “It’s a fundraiser for the North Dakota Minnesota Veterans Honor Flight and we are also sharing profits with the Barnesville food pantry, it’s a chili feed with a bake sale and a silent wreath auction,” Vice President Barnesville VFW…

MN High School Football Section Finals Roundup

Barnesville, Underwood, Moorhead, Rocori took home wins on Friday

FARGO, N.D. — Section Championship games continued in Minnesota High School football: Section 8AA: Barnesville 65, Pelican Rapids 14 Section 6A: Breckenridge 18, Underwood 44 Section 8AAAA: Detroit Lakes 6, Rocori 14 Section 8AAAAA: Moorhead 17, Bemidji 14 Categories: High School, KVRR Sports Extra, Top Sports Headlines Tags: BARNESVILLE, BEMIDJI, breckenridge, Detroit Lakes, High School Football, KVRR Sports Extra, moorhead,…

October Snow? S-NO Problem for Barnesville

The city's police department started a wide-town snowman building contest

BARNESVILLE, Minn. — While some aren’t happy with the early snowfall, those in Barnesville, Minnesota are taking full advantage. To encourage people to stay off the roads, the city’s police department started a town-wide snowman building contest. An officer drove around town and snapped some pictures of the snowy creations and even took up some snowball fights with local kids….

Potato Days Brings Community Together, Becomes Part of Family Traditions

A father and son will compete against each other in the potato throwing contest next year

BARNESVILLE, Minn. — Potato Days has become a family tradition for many. Justin Camperud is an eight-time winner of the potato throwing contest. His tips? “Balance. Make sure you throw with both arms, not try to one hand it. A lot of people try to tip it the long way and try to push it with one hand as opposed…