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Breckenridge One Of Three Schools To Get DON’T QUIT! Fitness Center In Minnesota

National Foundation for Governors' Fitness Councils And Gov. Tim Walz Made The Announcement

BRECKENRIDGE, MN — Breckenridge Elementary School is getting a DON’T QUIT! Fitness Center by this fall. It is one of three Minnesota schools to be selected in the multi-million dollar campaign against childhood obesity. Gov. Tim Walz and Jake Steinfeld, Chairman of the National Foundation for Governors’ Fitness Councils, also selected schools in Coleraine and Woodbury. The schools are demonstrating leadership…

Breckenridge’s Aigner Snags HS Play of the Week

Aigner made a catch in foul territory to win the Ken Kraft High School Play of the Week

GLYNDON, Minn. — Breckenridge’s Jack Aigner is the winner of the Ken Kraft High School Play of the Week. Aigner tracked down a pop-up in foul territory and made the catch up against the fence. The vote was close on Twitter, but Aigner scored more than 1,200 votes on the KVRR website poll to win. Congratulations to him and the…

Sabin Man Sentenced in Crash That Killed Two-Year-Old Boy

The crash in Moorhead killed a two-year-old boy from Breckenridge in 2018

CLAY COUNTY, Minn. — A Sabin man has been sentenced for a crash that killed a two-year-old boy. Forty–two–year Jeremy Sagvold is given 3 years and 6 months in prison for criminal vehicular homicide and a misdemeanor count of careless driving. He was acquitted of manslaughter. The crash killed 2–year–old Zaiden Engen Ness of Breckenridge. In January 2018, Sagvold was…

Man Who Suffered Seizures Found Guilty In 2018 Fatal Crash In Moorhead

The crash killed 2-year-old Zaiden Engen Ness of Breckenridge

Zaiden Engen NessMOORHEAD, MN — A Sabin man has been found guilty of vehicular homicide and careless driving. A judge in Moorhead issued the verdict against Jeremy Sagvold after he gave up his right to a jury trial. It was January 2018 when Sagvold was driving with a suspended license and rear-ended a pickup at the intersection of 34th Street and…

Woman Arrested For Negligent Fire At York Manor Apartments

Authorities arrested 61-year-old Coleen Berneking who lives in the building

BRECKENRIDGE, MN — A Breckenridge woman was taken into custody for causing a negligent fire at York Manor Apartments. Authorities arrested 61-year-old Coleen Berneking who lives in the building. The fire was reported Saturday night around 7 o’clock and crews found an active fire in one of the units. They quickly put it out. No one was hurt. Categories: Local News,…

Man Officially Charged With Setting Breckenridge House On Fire

The fire caused minimal damage

BRECKENRIDGE, MN — A man has been charged with arson for setting fire to the Breckenridge home he was staying in on Sunday. Police found 30-year-old Solomon Wierman in the driveway. He appeared confused and had been drinking. Court documents state that Wierman, who has a history of mental illness, told police that he started the fire in the bedroom where…

Breckenridge Man Suspected Of Starting Fire In His Own House

The Fire Caused minimal Damage, But Police Thought It Was Suspicious

BRECKENRIDGE, MN — A Breckenridge man who is suspected of starting his own house on fire is behind bars. Authorities took Solomon Wierman into custody on Sunday for felony arson. Crews responded to his house at 809 13th Street North early Sunday morning on a report of a house fire. They found a fire inside one of the rooms in the…

One Person Dead After Crashing Into BNSF Train Near Doran

The vehicle burst into flames on impact and the body was burned beyond recognition

WILKIN COUNTY, MN — A fiery crash killed one person south of Breckenridge. Wilkin County authorities say the driver of a SUV hit a BNSF train at a crossing near Doran on Highway 9 this morning. The vehicle burst into flames on impact and the body was burned beyond recognition. The Ramsey County Medical Examiner will conduct an autopsy to determine…

New Ordinance Allows Golf Carts on Certain Streets in Breckenridge

People must apply for a permit and put a special sticker on the back of their carts

BRECKENRIDGE, Minn. — Many golfers from Breckenridge have to lug their golf carts on special trailers without being able to drive them on the open road. But recently, the Breckenridge City Council has made strides to enable these carts to roll along city streets. “Minnesota law requires a city to have a permit, an ordinance to allow people to drive golf…