Lend an Ear program connects MN Seniors with volunteers

The program is offered in 32 counties across the state of Minnesota, including Clay.

MINNESOTA –  A program is connecting volunteers with seniors looking to receive a friendly call during the pandemic. Moorhead Senior Connections and Lutheran Social Services partnering up for the Lend an Ear program. The service is provided to people 60 and older who are living alone and would like to receive a phone call on a weekly basis. The program…

Moorhead Police Seek High Speed Chase Driver Who Fled Into Cornfield

Steven Foster has active felony warrants in Cass and Clay Counties for drug-related offenses

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Moorhead Police are searching for 29-year-old Steven Foster after a high-speed pursuit Saturday afternoon. An officer saw Foster cut off cars near I-94 and 8th street south. When the officer attempted to pull him over he fled reaching speeds of 100 miles per hour. Foster lost control of his vehicle after driving over stop sticks and hit…

Xcel Energy to Build Wind Farm in Two South Dakota Counties

It would provide more than enough energy to power every home in Minnesota and Wisconsin

  GRANT COUNTY, SD — Xcel Energy has announced plans to build a 300-megawatt wind farm in Grant and Roberts counties of South Dakota. The Dakota Range I and II project puts the company on pace to be the first U.S. utility to surpass 10,000 megawatts of wind on its system. It would provide more than enough energy to power…

LaMoure Police Chief Charged with Sex Assault Crimes Against Children

Authorities say some of these acts happened on a weekly basis.

LAMOURE, ND — The police chief of LaMoure has been charged with sex crimes in at least three separate counties. James Watson, 52, is charged with three counts of gross sexual imposition in Stark, Hettinger and Golden Valley counties and continuous sexual abuse of a child in Stark and Golden Valley counties. The police chief is accused of having sex…

Emergency Declaration for 9 North Dakota Counties

North Dakota Governor Burgum issues an Emergency Declaration for 9 counties

Gov. Burgum has issued an emergency declaration for nine northeastern counties experiencing spring flooding. Burgum had previously issued an executive order on March 24 declaring a state of emergency for Walsh County. The new order covers Bottineau, Cavalier, McHenry, Pembina, Pierce, Renville, Rolette and Towner counties. Overland flooding from snowmelt has washed out gravel roads and damaged culverts and bridges…

One Arrested in High Speed Chase Through Four Counties

ZACHARY ROCHERS, 25, IS facing multiple charges including fleeing, assault, reckless driving and possession of a stolen vehicle

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A man led authorities on a high speed chase through four counties Monday morning. The chase stretched from Moorhead to Detroit Lakes. At about one o’clock Monday morning, police responded to a burglary-in-progress at a home in the Tessa Terrance development in South Moorhead. Police followed tire marks to Bluestem Amphitheater in Moorhead where they spotted 25-year-old Zachary Rogers….