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Moorhead City Hall Holds Meeting To Tackle Turkey Population

The point of the meeting is to hear feedback from the community with the help of the Minnesota DNR and city officials.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — People packed into the Moorhead City Hall to voice their opinions on what they should do about the increasing turkey population. The point of the meeting is to hear feedback from the community with the help of the Minnesota DNR and city officials. “Our role here is to be technical advisers on turkey management and other types…

Marcus Theatres Offers Special Deals for Labor Day Weekend

They'll be showing classics like "Jaws" and "Goonies"

FARGO, N.D. —┬áIf you plan to stay in town for Labor Day weekend, why not take a trip to the movies and escape real life for a bit? Marcus Theatres is offering a special deal where they’re showing classic movies like “Jaws” and “Goonies” for $5. There are also movie passports for $20. Those let you watch four movies on…

Shane Gersich Signs Entry-Level Contract with Washington Capitals

The former UND forward will make an average of $925,000 per year

WASHINGTON D.C. — Shane Gersich signed a deal that will make him the 100th player from the University of North Dakota to play in the NHL. The former UND forward signed a two-year entry-level contract with the Washington Capitals that will earn him an average of $925,000 per year. As a junior, Gersich scored 13 goals and 16 assists. His…

Bail Set for Andover Teen Accused of Fatal Hit and Run Over Drug Deal

Two juveniles also face charges of aiding and abetting second-degree murder

ANDOVER, Minn. — Bail has been set at $1 million for the driver accused in the hit-and-run death of a teen in Andover, Minnesota. Loren Gafner, 19, appeared in Anoka County District Court on charges of second-degree murder and criminal vehicular homicide. Two juveniles also face charges of aiding and abetting second-degree murder. A criminal complaint says the three teens…

Pinching Your Pennies on Travel Expenses? Why You Could be Booking on the Wrong Day

According to the flight-watch app, Hopper, the "Tuesday Effect" no longer applies

  NATIONAL — If you’re pinching pennies when it comes to booking your flights, Tuesday is no longer the cheapest day to do it. According to the flight-watch app, Hopper, the “Tuesday Effect” no longer applies. While you still may be able to get a deal, it only happens at midnight and applies to less than two percent of domestic…

Former Minneapolis Police Chief’s Severance Proposal Released

The proposal still requires city council approval

  MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — The severance proposal for the former Minneapolis police chief who resigned under pressure from the city’s mayor has been released. The deal for ex-Chief Janee Harteau includes $183,000 in severance pay and 12 months of health and dental benefits. The proposal still requires city council approval. The deal also states neither Harteau nor the city can…

Devils Lake Man Sentenced in Meth Drug Dealing Case

He was arrested for being in possession of 12 bags of meth, marijuana and drug paraphernalia

DEVILS LAKE, ND — A Devils Lake man is sentenced in a drug dealing case. Jeremy Crist, 40, will serve 10 years in federal prison and eight years of supervised release after his term is complete. Crist pleaded guilty to dealing drugs after authorities used an informant to arrange a meth deal with him. He was arrested for being in…

Moorhead Police Make Arrests in Shooting Behind Azool Shopping Mall

They all face robbery and assault with a dangerous weapon charges

D’Angelo Brooks (L), 20; Raekwon Thomas (R), 18    MOORHEAD, Minn. — Two men and a juvenile have been arrested after a drug deal turned into a shooting. It happened Tuesday evening behind the Azool Shopping Mall in south Moorhead. Raekwon Thomas, 18, was taken into custody early this morning. D’Angelo Brooks, 20, was arrested this afternoon in Fargo. A…

New Deal Reached by BCBS MN and Children’s Minnesota

While the details of the deal are not yet available, it does go for three years

  MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — A new deal has been reached by BlueCross BlueShield of Minnesota and Children’s Minnesota Hospital Systems. The organizations made the announcement, which will keep Children’s Minnesota an in-network provider for BlueCross customers. While the details of the deal are not yet available, it does go for three years. During negotiations, each organization blamed the other, from…

FTC Hoping to Block Sanford Health’s Buyout of Mid Dakota Clinic in Bismarck

The administrative trial is set to begin in November

  BISMARCK, ND — A major blow to the latest proposed merger involving Sanford Health. The Federal Trade Commission is going to court to block the company’s buyout of Mid Dakota Clinic in Bismarck. The FTC and North Dakota Attorney General have filed a complaint in federal court to stop the deal. It says the merger would reduce competition and…