BARNESVILLE

Barnesville Man Charged in Moorhead Assault

Moberg has a criminal history of violence and drug-related offenses

  MOORHEAD, Minn. — A Barnesville man is charged in an assault in Moorhead left a woman severely hurt. Duane Moberg, 28, is charged with felony assault and misdemeanor domestic assault. Police responded to an apartment on 18th Street in Moorhead and say they found a woman who was in and out of consciousness with a broken nose and covered…

Two Arrested in Memorabilia Theft from Barnesville Home

They say the suspects were known to the victim

  CLAY COUNTY, Minn. — Two people were taken to jail in Moorhead for a theft valued at $80,000. Authorities say 32-year-old Justin Marlen and 26-year-old Amber Hedstrom stole collectibles, including rare artifacts from World War I and World War II, and firearms from a rural Barnesville house. They say the suspects were known to the victim. Clay County Investigators…

Prescription Drug Take Back Day On Saturday

From 10 A-M until 2 P-M law enforcement agencies are providing safe disposal of unused .. uneeded or expired prescription drugs.

Prescription drug abuse is the fastest growing drug problem in the United States and in Minnesota. This Saturday is National Prescription Take Back Day. From 10 A-M until 2 P-M law enforcement agencies are providing safe disposal of unused .. unneeded or expired prescription drugs. Here in the Fargo-Moorhead area you can drop off at the Moorhead Police Department at…

UPDATE: Five Area Fire Crews, Law Enforcement Respond to House Fire Near Hawley

People inside the house were able to get out before crews arrived

HAWLEY, Minn. — Multiple fire crews spent the afternoon fighting a house fire that was sparked by a grass fire near Hawley. Thick smoke could be seen coming from the roof of the house as firefighters worked to put it out. Crews from Hawley and Hitterdal were called out around 4:30 to 26586 28th Avenue South. Other crews from Lake…

Wanted Man Arrested at Barnesville Gas Station

Baker was taken into custody without incident

    BARNESVILLE, Minn. — A man wanted in connection with a Twin Cities area attempted homicide has been arrested in Barnesville. Clay County Sheriff Bill Bergquist says 19-year-old Antavarius Baker was spotted in a vehicle at a gas station. Baker was taken into custody without incident. He’s being held in the Clay County jail on a second-degree attempted murder…