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Local Priest on Administrative Leave Reinstated by Crookston Catholic Diocese

Father Pat Sullivan was accused of sexual misconduct at a church in Red Lake in 2008 but denied he did anything wrong

CROOKSTON, Minn. — A local priest who had been placed on administrative leave has been reinstated by the Crookston Catholic Diocese. Father Pat Sullivan was accused of sexual misconduct at a church in Red Lake in 2008 but denied he did anything wrong. An investigation into the accusation by a panel of law enforcement, social workers, a priest and an…

Power Restored To Most After Massive Outage

Many People reported Hearing A Loud Boom Before The Power Went Out

FARGO, ND — Many people in downtown Fargo say they heard a loud boom around 3 o’clock Wednesday afternoon followed by a massive power outage. Xcel Energy tells us that wires had whipped against each other in the gusty winds and power went out for more then 31-hundred customers. The outage extended into Moorhead, Dilworth and other neighboring areas. Crews…

Discount Grocery Store, ALDI, Opens in Dilworth

ALDI Has Opened Up In Dilworth

DILWORTH, Minn. — Lines were out the door and the parking lot full as ALDI celebrated their opening day in Dilworth. ALDI is a grocery store known for their discount prices. Their store has only five and a half isles full of only the most commonly purchased products and sizes. They offer organic, all natural, and gluten free options, as…

Dilworth Thrift Store Looking for Volunteers

The store is known for donating all of their proceeds to help pets in the Red River Valley

  DILWORTH, Minn. — A volunteer-run thrift store which helps pets in the area may be at risk of shutting down. Jazzy and Mumbo’s Thrift Store in Dilworth made a Facebook post which says if they don’t get enough volunteers to run the store, they will close down. The store is known for donating all of their proceeds to help…

Dilworth Officers Arrive In Texas With Donations For Harvey Victims

You Can Still Help Victims By Making A Donation on www.kvrr.com

ARANSAS PASS, TX — Two members of the Dilworth Police Department have made it to Texas with two trailers full of supplies. They arrived in Aransas Pass around 10:30 Saturday night according to a Facebook post and they went to work unloading all of the supplies donated by people back home. They noted that the police and fire department is…

Thank You, Community! Dilworth Police Sending Second Trailer of Donated Supplies to Houston

People who want to donate more items to the station still have time

DILWORTH, Minn. — When police in Dilworth began accepting donations for Hurricane Harvey victims, they expected to fill only one trailer. Officers said they got so many donations, the department is now sending down two trailers full of supplies. In less than two days, thousands of donated items from across the metro began to fill their trailers. They’ve been getting…

Dilworth Police Officers Hauling Donated Supplies to Harvey Victims in Texas

Police Chief Ty Sharpe says bottled water, diapers, groceries, pet food and Walmart gift cards are among the items being accepted

DILWORTH, Minn. — Two people from the Dilworth Police Department plan to take a truck and trailer of supplies to Texas to help victims of Hurricane Harvey. It’s parked at Walmart in Dilworth and it’s filling up fast. Police Chief Ty Sharpe says bottled water, diapers, groceries, pet food and Walmart gift cards are among the items being accepted. Non-perishable…

Two Men Arrested After Exchanging Text Messages Over a Woman

Police said they showed up with a handgun

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Two men were arrested in Moorhead after what police said began as a text message exchange over a woman. Lt. Tory Jacobson said 22-year-old Eddie Darden of Dilworth and 22 year-old Kyler Kleppe of Mayville threatened a man working at a construction site and they were challenged to come to the location. He said they showed up…

Perham Man Arrested for Alleged Assault on Dilworth Officer

Hietala is facing charges of obstruction of the legal process, fleeing on foot and open container

DILWORTH, Minn. — A man wanted for assaulting a police officer in Otter Tail County got into a scuffle with a Dilworth police officer early Wednesday morning. Stephen Hietala, 27, of Perham was pulled over on Highway 10 for a burned out headlight. He twice refused orders to get out of his vehicle and fought with the officer as he…

Pot Case Has Local Ties

More Marijuana Found In Ford Fusions Manufactured In Mexico

More marijuana has been found in Ford Fusions manufactured at a plant in Mexico. Authorities say one-million dollars’ worth of marijuana was found in Ford Fusions shipped to an Ohio dealership. They are now trying to figure out who put the pot in the vehicles and who, apparently, didn’t retrieve it. It was back in March when 217 pounds of…