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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…

MN Boys Basketball: 8AA Semifinal Highlights

Perham and Hawley Advance to Championship Game

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Barnesville upset the two seed East Grand Forks to get to the semifinals. They played the number one seed Perham Friday night. Trojans kept it tight through the first half trailing the Yellowjackets by just eight at the half, however, the Jackets ran away with it in the second half winning it 55-39. In the second game,…

Watershed Group To Hold Public Hearing on Diversion Project

During a packed meeting in Barnesville, the board voted unanimously to hold the hearing at a date and location that have yet to be determined.

BARNESVILLE, MN (KFGO) – The Buffalo-Red River Watershed Board has voted to take the unusual step of holding a public hearing on whether it will issue a permit for the FM Diversion. During a packed meeting in Barnesville, the board voted unanimously to hold the hearing at a date and location that have yet to be determined. With more than…

UPDATE: Eastbound I-94 Near Barnesville Reopened

Courtesy: 511MN.orgUPDATE 4:29 PM Friday – MNDOT and the Minnesota State Patrol have reopened Interstate 94 near Barnesville.   NEAR BARNESVILLE, Minn. – Eastbound Interstate 94 is closed between the Minnesota Highway 9 exit and Minnesota 34 exits near Barnesville because of several crashes. Minnesota State Patrol Sgt. Jesse Grabow says one of the cars that were struck was a…

Barnesville, Minn. Welcomes Twins Caravan for First Time

Broadcasters Bert Blyleven and Dan Gladden joined players Mitch Garver and Kohl Stewart in Barnesville

BARNESVILLE, Minn. — There are only 20 days until pitchers and catchers report for Spring Training. The Minnesota Twins have a new manager and are trying to put last season behind them. In the meantime, the Twins Caravan is making its way across North Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa and South Dakota. Wednesday morning, it made a stop in Barnesville, Minn., for the…

Lighting Lanterns to Remember Former Barnesville Coach, Concordia Basketball Player Killed in Crash 1 Year Ago

BARNESVILLE, Minn. – Barnesville community members lit up the sky for 28-year-old Jaynie Halvorson Wednesday night. She was taken from them exactly a year ago, killed in a car accident. Halvorson was a basketball and volleyball coach at Barnesville High School. Those who were close with her say lighting the lanterns were not meant to reflect on their loss but instead…

Barnesville Honors First Responders for Law Enforcement Appreciation Day

First responders say it's a chance to mingle with other departments in a relaxed environment

BARNESVILLE, Minn. — It’s Law Enforcement Appreciation Day, and people in Barnesville are showing their support for first responders. Firefighters, EMT’s, and police officers all gathered at the event. Cards and posters made by local students were displayed at the open house. First responders say it’s a great chance to mingle with other departments in a relaxed environment. They also say…