BARNESVILLE

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…

Barnesville School District Passes $27 Million Bond Referendum for Repairs

The money will be used to repair and upgrade Atkinson Elementary and Barnesville High School, expand the auditorium, and build an overhead walkway between the two schools

BARNESVILLE, Minn.–Voters in Barnesville pass a 27 million dollar school bond referendum for improvements at the elementary and high school. The money will be used to repair and upgrade Atkinson Elementary and Barnesville High School, expand the auditorium, and build an overhead walkway between the two schools. The proposal has been in the works for 4 years and it has…

Voters Approve Three Bond Measures in Barnesville School District.

Voters approved a $24.5 million facility upgrade for both the elementary and high school.

BARNESVILLE, MINN. (KFGO) – Voters in the Barnesville School District approved three bond measures for school improvements in a special election Tuesday. More than 1600 ballots were cast. Voters approved a $24.5 million facility upgrade for both the elementary and high school by a margin of 1,082 to 627. The second bond for a $1.6 million expansion of the auditorium…

$10,000 Seized After Fargo Man Is Accused Of Nearly Dragging Officer

Eric Faleide appeared nervous and gave conflicting statements about who owned the SUV He Was Driving

May 2018FARGO, N.D. — A man faces charges after nearly dragging a Fargo police officer last Friday. He was found sitting in an SUV outside a motel with a backpack next to the vehicle containing an estimated $10,000. The officer says Eric Faleide of Fargo appeared nervous and gave conflicting statements about who owned the SUV. It had a temporary…

Clay County Fair Winding Down for the Summer

The Clay County Fair is at its tail end for this summer, but it tends to be a tradition for families across the valley

BARNESVILLE, Minn.–The Clay County Fair has been around for more than 100 years, bringing families together for some fun. The Clay County Fair is at its tail end for this summer, but it tends to be a tradition for families across the valley. “We come every year and we’ve been here for 5 years,” says Aunica Ekholm. Kids just can’t…

Two People Taken To Fargo Hospital After House Explosion Near Barnesville

Clay County Sheriff Mark Empting says he doesn't believe anyone was seriously hurt

BARNESVILLE, MN — A house northwest of Barnesville was heavily damaged in an early morning explosion. Clay County Sheriff Mark Empting says he doesn’t believe anyone was seriously hurt. Two people in the house at the time were taken to a Fargo hospital. Empting says someone lit a candle in the house and the blast was likely the result of…