Man Arrested After High Speed Chase In Clay County

CLAY CO., Minn. — A Richville, Minnesota man landed in the Clay County Jail after a high speed chase east of Moorhead. 40-year-old James Helps, who doesn’t have a valid drivers license, was stopped by a deputy Wednesday night on Highway 10 near Glyndon. Helps sped off as the deputy was talking to him. A Hawley police officer dropped stop…

D-G-F Moving Middle & High Schools To Full Distance Learning

GLYNDON, Minn. — Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton is moving to full distance learning for its middle and high schools starting Monday. In a letter posted on the district’s website, the superintendent says there has been an increase in students and staff reporting that they have been exposed or tested positive for the coronavirus. The full distance learning for the middle and high schools…

Officer Involved Shooting in rural Clay County

CLAY COUNTY, MN – The Clay County sheriff reports there’s been an officer-involved shooting overnight. Shortly before 1:30 a.m. Wednesday, a Glyndon police officer tried to stop a vehicle for an equipment violation but the driver failed to pull over and there was a pursuit. During the chase, the officer fired his gun at the vehicle. No one was injured….

20-year-old Glyndon man killed in Clay County crash identified

UPDATE: The Minnesota State Patrol has released the name of the Glyndon man who died in a crash Monday evening. A medical examiner identified the man as 20-year-old Kyle Thompson.   GLYNDON, Minn.–A 20-year-old Glyndon man is dead following a crash Monday evening. The Minnesota State Patrol says the crash happened at approximately 6:15 p.m. at the intersection of Hwy….

DGF School Board and Teachers Fail To Reach Contract Agreement

Talks will resume on Monday, March 16th

GLYNDON, Minn. — Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton school board and the teachers union did not reach a settlement agreement on contract negotiations. Talks will resume on Monday, March 16th. There has been a dispute between the school board and teachers over pay for around a year. A special meeting of the school board was held at the high school Monday night. The DGF…

People jump from I-94 bridge to avoid getting hit

GLYNDON TOWNSHIP, Minn. – Three people, including a Good Samaritan who had stopped to help a disabled vehicle, were forced to jump from a bridge on I-94 in Glyndon Township to avoid an oncoming vehicle. The State Patrol says both crashes happened around 1:40 Wednesday morning on the Buffalo River Bridge. Troopers say a man from Warren, Minnesota stopped ahead…

Morning Grain Dryer Fire Involves Several Departments

The Salvation Army used one of its trailers to help frozen firefighters warm up.

CLAY COUNTY, MINN. (KFGO) – Firefighters from Dilworth, Glyndon, and Moorhead battled a grain dryer fire in bitterly cold conditions at a farm 10 miles north of Dilworth early Monday. Those types of fires have been happening often lately as farmers are using the dryers for long periods, drying out their crops as a result of recent wet weather. Clay…

Pumpkin Patch Owner Struggles to Grow Quality Selection

Excessive amount of rain made it difficult to grow pumpkins this season

GLYNDON, Minn. — Mike Halvorson bought his farm about 20 years ago. After four years of owning the land, he got the idea to create the Buffalo River Pumpkin Patch. “It’s great. Yeah, we didn’t know what to expect when we first started it, so we really enjoyed what it turned out to be and we read all the comments…