COTTAGE GROVE

Woman gives out 120 carbon monoxide detectors following Moorhead deaths

After seeing the seven deaths in Moorhead, entrepreneur Sheletta Brundidge shipped 120 carbon monoxide detectors to people in the Fargo Moorhead area.

FARGO-MOORHEAD (KVRR) – After seeing the seven deaths in Moorhead, entrepreneur Sheletta Brundidge shipped 120 carbon monoxide detectors to people in the Fargo Moorhead area. Last week we first told you about this Twin Cities woman’s mission and she requested people who can’t afford one to reach out. Along with help from the Cottage Grove Fire Department, Brundidge was able…

Two Men Thrown From Fishing Boat, Boat Spins in Circles

They were not wearing life jackets and the kill switch was not used.

DOUGLAS CO., Minn. — A water safety reminder after two men are thrown from their fishing boat on Lake Ida thanks to strong winds and high waves. Douglas County authorities were called around 10:15 this morning for a boat circling in the lake. They say 18-year-old Ethan Sigler and 21-year-old Conner Sigler, both of Cottage Grove, were thrown from the…

CANCEL AMBER ALERT: Statewide Minnesota – Cottage Grove

Suspect in custody. Children found safe.

CANCEL AMBER ALERT. SUSPECT IN CUSTODY. CHILDREN FOUND SAFE. (Original) COTTAGE GROVE, MN — Amber Alert issued out of Cottage Grove, Minnesota and distributed statewide. At approximately 06:34 AM Jeffrey Lo assaulted the mother of his two children and left the scene in the mother’s mini-van with the children. The mini-van is a 2004 Toyota Sienna MN license plate 708XEM…

Minnesota Lawmakers Want $40 Million For Disaster Fund Ahead of Spring Melting

SAINT PAUL, Minn. – Minnesota lawmakers are pushing to replenish the empty Disaster Assistance Contingency Account ahead of anticipated spring flooding. The fund is in the red after the state responded with $11 million in relief to flooding last year in Brainerd and Duluth. Republican State Sen. Mark Johnson of East Grand Forks and State Rep. Tony Jurgens of Cottage Grove…

3M Avoids Trial, Agrees to Settle with Minnesota For Nearly $1 Billion

The state was looking for $5 billion in damages in court

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — 3M has reached a settlement with Minnesota on the same day its trial was expected to start. 3M will provide a grant of $850 million to the state, with funds used to finance projects involving drinking water and water sustainability in the east metro area. This all stems from alleged contamination in Cottage Grove and Lake Elmo….

Gov. Dayton Calling on State Senator, Police Officer to Resign Over Sexual Harassment Claims

Political leaders from both sides of the aisle are calling on Schoen to resign

  ST. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says a state senator who works as a police officer and is accused of sexual harassment should resign. State Sen. Dan Schoen, like Dayton a Democrat, is accused of behavior ranging from unwanted attention to women to physically grabbing a woman from behind. He says the allegations are false. Political leaders…