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Barnes County Issues Warning After Heavy Rainfall

If you see a road hazard that is not marked, contact Barnes County Dispatch at 701-845-8181

BARNES CO., ND — Barnes County Emergency Management is asking that you use caution when traveling on county and township roads. Do not attempt to drive through water and do not drive around barricades. If you see a road hazard that is not marked, contact Barnes County Dispatch at 701-845-8181. Categories: Local News, North Dakota News Tags: barnes county, COUNTY,…

2019 Final Budget is Approved for Cass County: Totals Over $124 Million

The major increase in the amount levied and budgeted for the Capital Projects Fund is driven by two projects

FARGO, N.D. — The 2019 final budget for Cass County has been approved. The plan totals just over $124 million with a raise on the maximum mill levy on county property. The major increase in the amount levied and budgeted for the Capital Projects Fund is driven by two projects. The first is the joint juvenile project with Clay County…

Clay County Candidates Answer Questions at a Forum Ahead of the Primary Election

The League of Women Voters hosts those running for County Commission and Sheriff at the Moorhead Public Library.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Those running for County Commission and Sheriff in Clay County answered questions from the public ahead of the primary election. KVRR’s Jessie Cohen tells us about the candidates who were at the League of Women Voters forum and their platforms in our Lead Story. Al Gordon and Mari Dailey are two candidates running for the District 4…

Candidates for Cass County Sheriff Discuss their Platforms Ahead of the Primary Elections

Throughout the next few months, both men are going to continue to show their dedication for Cass County

CASS COUNTY, N.D. — In November Cass County will have a new Sheriff in town and the race is between Jesse Jahner and Mike Kjera. After 20 years with the Cass County Sheriff’s Office, Jesse Jahner says he is ready to lead the department. “I’d be a voice for the people, the people elect the sheriff so to me it…

SWAT Team, Law Enforcement Agencies Respond to Stocking Lake Near Menhaga

Multiple law enforcement agencies responded and found the man near the lake

  WADENA COUNTY, Minn. — Authorities were called out after a domestic disturbance east of Menahga and a man with a gun walking along the north shores of Stocking Lake. The victim called 911 just after 3 o’clock saying her significant other had left the residence on foot with a firearm. A CodeRED message was sent to people in the…

Hennepin County: No Charges in Officer Involved Shooting Death of Unarmed Woman

In the video, Freeman blames investigators for not doing their jobs

  HENNEPIN COUNTY, Minn. — Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman says he doesn’t have enough evidence to charge anyone in the fatal officer-involved shooting of Justine Damond. That’s what he told an activist group on Wednesday night. The group recorded the conversation and posted it on Facebook. In the video, Freeman blames investigators for not doing their jobs. In July,…

Teen Driving Horse and Buggy Dies from Injuries After Crash

Miller was thrown from the buggy

  TODD COUNTY, Minn. — The teen, who was injured after being hit by a semi in Todd County, has died. Authorities say 17-year-old David Miller has died at the hospital from his injuries. Miller was steering a horse and buggy on Highway 210 west of Staples when he was hit from behind by a semi driven by 60-year-old Douglas…

North Dakota Flu Cases on the Rise Early this Year

As of the end of last week, there had been 124 cases statewide, with 10 hospitalizations

  NORTH DAKOTA — North Dakota health officials are seeing a higher-than-normal amount of flu activity for this time of year. As of the end of last week, there had been 124 cases statewide, with 10 hospitalizations. Two-thirds of the cases were in Cass, Burleigh, Morton and Stark counties. Nearly half of the state’s counties have reported cases. The Health…

Authorities Need More Resources in Search for Missing Red Lake Fishermen

Their boat capsized and one man was able to swim to shore

  RED LAKE, Minn. — More help is needed to find two missing fishermen on the Red Lake Indian Reservation. The Northeast Regional Water Rescue Team and the Stutsman County Dive Team will begin searching Lower Red Lake on Tuesday. The Grand Forks Regional Team will provide airboats since conditions on the lake have changed since the fishermen went missing…

MSUM Seeing Boost in Enrollment

The official fall semester enrollment at the university stands at 6,019

  MOORHEAD, Minn. — MSUM is getting an enrollment boost from freshmen and graduate students. The official fall semester enrollment at the university stands at 6,019. That is up nearly two percent from last fall. The gains are credited to a 21 percent increase in graduate students and a 2.5 percent increase in new entering freshmen. Almost 24 percent of…