BURNSVILLE

Three People From Twin Cities Dead In Small Plane Crash Near Duluth

HERMANTOWN, Minn. — Three people are dead after their small plane crashes into a house in Hermantown, Minnesota, late Saturday night. The airplanes pilot was 32-year-old Tyler Fretland of Burnsville. His passengers were 32-year-old Alyssa Schmidt of St. Paul and her brother, 31-year-old Matthew Schmidt of Burnsville. The Cessna 172 disappeared from radar just before midnight and first responders found…

47 people charged in $250 Million Feeding Our Future fraud scheme

MINNEAPOLIS (KVRR) — The founder of Feeding Our Future and 46 others have been charged in what federal officials are calling the largest pandemic fraud in the country. U.S. Attorney Andrew Luger of Minnesota announced charges against founder Aimee Bock and others that include conspiracy, wire fraud, money laundering, and bribery. Authorities allege the massive fraud scheme took at least…

Giant goldfish are causing problems in Twin Cities

BURNSVILLE, Minn. – Officials in a Twin Cities suburb say they’re finding more giant goldfish, prompting a plea to stop dumping unwanted fish into ponds and lakes, which is illegal in Minnesota. The goldfish, which grow to the size of a football, compete with native species for food and increase algae in lakes. Burnsville officials found 10 fish in Keller…

Ames Construction Gets Second Contract For FM Diversion Project Work

$59 million to build a flow control structure on the Wild Rice River

FARGO, N.D. — U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded its second contract for the $2.75 billion Red River diversion project. A $59 million project to build a flow control structure on the Wild Rice River will be built by Ames Construction out of Burnsville, Minnesota. The concrete structure with two gates will be located about 7 miles south of…

Two People Escape Pickup That Went Through The Ice

Broke Through On Lake Ida in Douglas County, Minnesota

DOUGLAS CO., Minn. — A pickup broke through the ice on Lake Ida about 400 yards from the access. It happened around 7:45 Wednesday evening. 37-year-old Brent Jensen of Burnsville called the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office to report the incident. He says he was fishing with a friend north of the Sugar Sand Lane lake access when the front end…

Online Petition Asking to Retire Burnsville Teen’s Jersey Number in Honor

It was also the number worn by a Burnsville baseball player who died in 2014

  BURNSVILLE, Minn. — An online petition has been started to retire the jersey number of a high school athlete found dead at NDSU on Sunday. Devin Delaney was a senior at Burnsville High School where he was a well-loved lacrosse and hockey player. He wore the number “6” in both sports. It was also the number worn by a…

With Death of Burnsville Teen, NDSU Students Reflect on Social Choices

Devin's school is also offering support to his fellow classmates

FARGO, ND — A teen who was found unresponsive at an NDSU dorm on Sunday and was later pronounced dead has been identified as 17-year-old Devin Delaney of Burnsville, Minnesota. A spokesperson for the family says Devin was passionate about hockey and lacrosse at his high school. He says the family is devastated and asking for privacy. A GoFundMe account…

GoFundMe Set Up for Burnsville Teen Found Dead on NDSU Campus

Students, staff and the community are welcome to remember and honor the life of the teen

  FARGO, ND — We now know the name of the teen who was found dead on NDSU campus Sunday. Burnsville High School official social media accounts say they are organizing a vigil for 17-year-old Devin Delaney on the school’s football field at 8 p.m. Students, staff and the community are welcome to remember and honor the life of the…