CLAY COUNTY

Fire Destroys Storage Building, Camper Trailers

Fire Broke Out Monday Morning Near Barnesville

CLAY COUNTY, Minn. – A steel building filled with camper trailers burns Monday morning southeast of Barnesville in Clay County. Barnesville Fire Chief Michael Stetz says the a 40-by-80 foot steel building was fully engulfed in flames and the roof had fallen in when firefighters arrived on the scene. A Clay County deputy reported the fire around 2:30 a.m. Monday….

People confused as shelter in place alert in Fargo is sent to people across metro

The Fargo Police Department intended the alert to only cover a three block radius in South Fargo, but the alert sent out by Red River Dispatch reached far more people outside of that area.

FARGO, N.D. — After a man barricaded himself inside his vehicle early Saturday morning in South Fargo, a shelter in place alert went out to people throughout the Cass and Clay counties. The Fargo Police Department intended the alert to only cover a three block radius in South Fargo, but the alert sent out by Red River Dispatch reached far…

Man arrested after high speed chase in Clay County

Jason Jensen, 35, arrested for Felony Fleeing a Police Officer in a Motor Vehicle

GLYNDON, Minn. — Law enforcement responding to a stolen vehicle leads to a high-speed chase in Clay County. Thirty-five-year-old Jason Jensen was arrested. The sheriff’s office says they were told a driver had stolen a vehicle from a Dilworth business around 2:30 pm and was driving eastbound on Hwy 10. Deputies tried to pull the vehicle over near 150th Street…

LIVE: Village Family Service Center Extends Free Mental Health Clinics In Clay County

Need For Mental Health Help Expected To Stay Steady Through Holiday Season

  With the pandemic showing no signs of slowing up, The Village Family Service Center is extending a program designed to help people cope with pandemic stress. The Village is now offering weekly free walk-in mental health clinics for Clay County residents every Wednesday through December 30th. The program was originally slated to end on December 9th. Counselor Briti Jourbert…

High speed pursuit leads to arrest in Cass County

Authorities arrest Brandon Jacobson, 23, of Fargo

CASS COUNTY, N.D. — A Fargo driver gets arrested after leading authorities on a high speed pursuit. Twenty-three-year-old Brandon Jacobson was driving in Clay County when he fled into Cass County. A North Dakota State Trooper caught up with Jacobson south of Horace on Highway 10 and spikes were used to stop the vehicle. Jacobson lost control and rolled in…

Dilworth Police looking for man connected to shooting that left another injured

Police say this is an isolated incident and say there is no danger to the public.

DILWORTH, Minn. – Police continue to search for a man involved in an apartment shooting. An argument between two men early Thursday morning at a Dilworth apartment leaves one injured in the hospital as the other fled the scene. Officers responded to the 202 block of 5th Street Northwest at around 7:35. “When the officers arrived on scene, they found…

Sheriff: Minnesota’s new pandemic restrictions are ‘big government overstep’

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) – A northwestern Minnesota sheriff says Gov. Tim Walz’s latest executive order, which limits the size of private gatherings would be difficult to enforce. The order restricts all social gatherings in Minnesota, including private events, to 10 people or less.  It also bans gatherings involving members of more than 3 households, regardless of the size of the…

Minnesota reports more than 3,000 new COVID-19 cases and 18 deaths Friday

Clay County accounts for 2,591 of the total positive cases and 45 of the total deaths.

CLAY COUNTY, Minn.–The Minnesota Department of Health reports 3,165 new COVID-19 cases and 18 new deaths on Friday. Eighty-four counties report new cases. Hennepin County reports the most new cases with 631 and Ramsey County the second most with 226. A total of 18 deaths were reported between the ages of 55 and 99. The deaths came from 12 different…