Fire damages Lake Park American Legion Hall

Fire Chief Dave Coufal said it was a very hot fire, one of the hotter fires they’ve had to fight.

LAKE PARK, Minn. (KFGO-KVRR) – Fire caused heavy damage to the Lake Park, Minnesota American Legion. The fire was reported shortly after 8 p.m Sunday by a passerby. Police Chief Brady Burnside said there was significant heat and smoke damage, mostly to the interior of the building. Fire Chief Dave Coufal said it was a very hot fire, one of…

Callaway police chief seriously injured in wood cutting accident

WAUBUN, Minn. (KVRR/(KFGO) – The Callaway, Minnesota police chief is hospitalized at Sanford Health in Fargo with serious injuries in an accident at his rural Waubun, Minnesota home. Mahnomen County Sheriff Josh Guenther says his office received a call about 6:30 p.m. Monday from the Mahnomen Hospital to report Tim Haverkamp had arrived there with head injuries. Guenther says initially…

2-Year-Old Killed In House Fire Near Detroit Lakes

The father was airlifted to a Fargo hospital for smoke inhalation. The mother and a 5-year-old girl were airlifted to Minneapolis.

UPDATE: The boy who died has been identified as Micah Hedlund.   HOLMESVILLE TOWNSHIP, Minn. — An overnight house fire northeast of Detroit Lakes, Minnesota killed a 2-year-old boy early Sunday morning. According to the Becker County Sheriff’s Office, crews responded to the Holmesville Township home on Duffney Road, approximately 9 miles northeast of Detroit Lakes at about 12:45 a.m….

Callaway, White Earth Reservation Breaking into the Hemp Industry

Hemp Field Day was held at White Earth Reservation to celebrate the second growing season

CALLAWAY, Minn. — The people of Callaway, Minnesota and on the White Earth Reservation are hoping to help their community’s economy grow. But can their products find a place in the market? For starters, it’s important to point out hemp is not just marijuana. It’s a plant that is bred specifically to create products like clothing and construction materials. There…

KVRR 2016 Year in Review: Part I

In Part I of our 2016 Year in Review, we take a look back at the top headlines in January, February and March

As 2016 comes to a close this week, we take a look back at some of the stories that made headlines at the beginning of this year. Here’s KVRR’s Nick Broadway. 2016.  A year filled with headliners and hopefuls, triumph and tragedy.  Here’s a look back at the top headlines from 2016. Top Headlines of January MINNESOTA STATE PATROL RELEASES PICTURES…