BARNESVILLE

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…

Early Morning Fire Destroys Rural Sabin Building

The structure was engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived on the scene

SABIN, MINN. (KFGO) – Fire destroyed an outbuilding at a rural home about 6 miles southeast of Sabin. The fire was reported around 3 a.m. Monday. The structure was engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived on the scene. The building, which was once a farm shed, had been remodeled into a “man cave” according to a Clay County Deputy Sheriff…

Barnesville’s Zenzen Gives Verbal Commitment to Iowa State

Hunter Zenzen is going into his senior year with Barnesville football

BARNESVILLE, Minn. — Barnesville linebacker/tight end Hunter Zenzen is going to Iowa State to play football. The 2020 recruit announced this on Twitter Wednesday, turning down scholarship offers from North Dakota and North Dakota State. Zenzen is listed as 6-foot-3 and 215 pounds and a three-star recruit. This past season, the Trojans finished as the state runners-up is Class AA, losing…

Turkey Smashes Through Windshield of Vehicle On Interstate 94 Near Barnesville

The driver only has minor cuts from flying glass

Barnesville Police Department Facebook Page 1/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/3 Show Caption Hide Caption BARNESVILLE, MN — Police in Barnesville say a turkey might have been “looking for love in all the wrong places” during breeding season. The bird crashed through the windshield of a vehicle on I-94 just before noon. They say the driver…

Barnesville’s Tonsfeldt Steals HS Play of the Week

Adam Tonsfeldt is the winner of the Chris Heise High School Play of the Week

MOORHEAD, Minn. — This week’s winner of the Chris Heise High School Play of the Week was part of a double-feature. Barnesville’s Adam Tonsfeldt made two plays in the section tournament against East Grand Forks that showed off his versatility. Both of the highlighted plays showcase a steal that he was able to turn into a transition basket. Categories: High…

Play of the Week Nominees: March 15

Perham, Barnesville Battle for play of the week

FARGO, N.D. — For this week’s Chris Heise High School Play of the Week Nominees, both plays come from the Minnesota Section 8AA Tournament quarterfinals. First up, from Barnesville and East Grand Forks. Adam Tonsfeldt from Barnseville makes a pair of solid defensive plays that help Barnesville advance to the semifinals. But is it better than what we saw from…