East Grand Forks

CAIR wants FBI to investigate EGF mosque fire as a hate crime

EAST GRAND FORKS, Minn. (KVRR) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations wants FBI involvement nearly two weeks after a possible hate crime where a woman attacked an East Grand Forks Mosque during morning prayer. Fifty-seven-year-old Suzette Gay Thompson of Thief River Falls is arrested on an arson charge and could face up to 20 years in prison and a $20,000…

Food Network star to open restaurant in East Grand Forks

Molly Yeh (Food Network)EAST GRAND FORKS, Minn. (KVRR) – Food Network personality Molly Yeh is opening a restaurant in East Grand Forks. Mayor Steve Gander says Yeh and her husband, Nick Hagen, plan to open an eatery in the former Whitey’s and Sickie’s location. Yeh has appeared on several Food Network shows. She is perhaps best known as the host…

MN state senator’s snowmobile ended up on top of lawmaker in crash involving DNR enforcement chief

BRAINERD, Minn. (FOX 9) – A Minnesota state senator’s snowmobile landed on top of a fellow senator who had been thrown from his sled in a crash with the state Department of Natural Resources enforcement chief, a DNR report indicates. State Sen. John Jasinski, R-Faribault, suffered three broken ribs, a broken pelvis and fractured vertebrae from the crash, which happened Friday in…