Bars

Return Of The Rivalry: Bison and Fighting Hawk Fans Celebrate Game Day

Fans from across the region came together to share in friendly rivalry

FARGO, N.D. — It’s been four years since the Bison and the Fighting Hawks have faced off against each other. For the return of the rivalry, fans embraced a cold morning to tailgate before the game. For one group of grillers, it didn’t stop them from firing up. “Ya know the comradery getting to see all your old friends, a…

Loved Ones Have Unanswered Questions After Missing Minnesota Man Found Dead in Denver

Adam Gilbertson had just moved to the Denver area and was last seen on December 15th. Fox31 Denver's Vicente Arenas reports

DENVER, Colo. — A Minnesota man was relatively new to the Denver area before he disappeared. He was last seen on December 15th and his body was found along a river on January 13th. It’s not the outcome his family and friends were hoping for. They have a lot of questions and as many as 150 people were out looking…

Local Authorities Nab Clay County Inmate Attempting to Walk Away from Jail

Authorities set up a perimeter near 2nd Avenue South and called in a K9 Unit

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A man attempting to escape from the Clay County Jail is back behind bars. Moorhead Police say 25-year-old James Wingo was spotted by an officer as he was walking away from the Clay County Jail. When the officer called out for Wingo to stop, authorities say Wingo took off running. Authorities set up a perimeter near 2nd…

Sauk Rapids Man, Who Once Baked His Cat, Facing Arson Charges

Facing charges of first degree arson after he is accused of pouring gasoline all over the interior of the Pure Pleasure Adult Bookstore in St. Cloud and lighting it on fire

ST. CLOUD, Minn. — A Sauk Rapids man, who was arrested for baking his pet cat in 2014, is back behind bars. Cody Mann, 32, is facing charges of first degree arson after he is accused of pouring gasoline all over the interior of the Pure Pleasure Adult Bookstore in St. Cloud and lighting it on fire. Police say no…

Moorhead Senior Arrested After Drug Investigation

They also seized $8,200 in cash and a vehicle

1/2 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2 Show Caption Hide Caption MOORHEAD, Minn. — A multi-agency drug investigation lands a 72-year-old Moorhead man behind bars. The Lakes to River Drug Task Force searched the home of Robert Smith in south Moorhead last Friday. They found one pound of meth, marijuana edibles along with a small amount of marijuana and a variety…

Attorney for Minnesota’s Denny Hecker Corrects Earlier Statements About His Release from Prison

The attorney said the phone call was not collect and she had no reason to doubt him

  MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — It appears a former auto dealer from Minnesota is not a free man after all. Denny Hecker’s bankruptcy attorney said he called her and said he was in a halfway house, but the Federal Bureau of Prisons says the shamed auto dealer remains behind bars. The attorney said the phone call was not collect and she…

Grand Forks Sheriff’s Office Offering Incentive for Alcohol Server Training

The coalition will provide a cash card for people who complete the training by September 30th

  GRAND FORKS, ND — The Grand Forks Sheriff’s Office is giving a little incentive to local businesses if they complete online training for alcohol serving. The sheriff’s office is teaming up with the Grand Forks Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition to promote Responsible Alcohol Server Training. They are asking employees and managers of bars, restaurants and liquor stores to complete…

MN Legislature Looking at Expanding Bar Closings to 4 a.m.

A bill in the Minnesota House is proposing mandatory bar close be extended from 2 am to 4 am

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Think the bars close too early? A new bill introduced in the Minnesota Legislature is proposing to extend closing time from 2 to 4 a.m. But some say for state border towns like Moorhead, passing this bill into law could become a double edged sword. If this bill were to become law, Moorhead bar owners and law…

MN Lawmakers Working to Approve Longer Bar Operating Hours for 2018 Super Bowl

The bipartisan group of lawmakers say they want bars and liquor establishments to stay open until 4:00 am Super Bowl weekend

Fans attending next year’s Super Bowl in Minneapolis could squeeze in a few extra hours of partying. A bipartisan group of lawmakers have introduced a bill that would allow bars to stay open until 4 a.m. on Super Bowl weekend. Minnesota law currently requires bars to shut down by 2 a.m. Local governments would have to approve the extra hours…