halstad

Officer Holte’s procession ends in Halstad, hometown community joins to pay their respects

Grand Forks police officer Cody Holte was born and raised in Halstad, MN.

HALSTAD, Minn. — A parade of vehicles filled Interstate-29 just south of Grand Forks at the end of the funeral services for Cody Holte. Their destination was Halstad, Minnesota; the town where Holte grew up. “Of course it means a lot to us for them to come through,” said Halstad Mayor, Lori DeLong. “That means a lot to everybody. Those…

Local Wholesaler Struggles Under Rough Weather

Not expecting early snow and heavy rain, Bjorn Solberg bought Hugh's Gardens this past spring

HALSTAD, Minn. — As a young entrepreneur, Bjorn Solberg was full of hope as he purchased his first business. “I wouldn’t have bought this business if I didn’t see a potential opportunity for growth right away,” Solberg says. He bought Hugh’s Gardens in Halstad, a decades–old organic produce supplier and storage plant, this past spring. “Kind of right at the…

Flooding From Above: Capturing the Red River at 1,600 Feet

More than 160 miles of roads are affected by water in Cass County

1/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 5/5 Show Caption Hide Caption RED RIVER VALLEY — Seeing this year’s flooding at the ground level only provides a snapshot compared to the portrait you’ll see at 1,600 feet in the air. “There are many roads that are washed…

Overland Flooding To Increase Along With Temperatures This Weekend

overland flooding is expected to increase over most areas north of the Wahpeton-Breckenridge area

GRAND FORKS, ND — The National Weather Service says with warming temperatures overland flooding is expected to increase over most areas north of the Wahpeton-Breckenridge area. The water will impact numerous rural roads and homesteads. Ice jams will increase on area streams and rivers. The Wild Rice and Red Rivers’ flow should break remaining river ice and build into Fargo-Moorhead through…

Video and Transcript Released Surrounding YouTube Stunt Turned Deadly

Monalisa Perez was given a six month jail term for the shooting of 22 year old Pedro Ruiz.

HALSTAD, MN — A Halstad. Minnesota woman who shot and killed her boyfriend at close with a large caliber handgun while recording a stunt for YouTube tried to talk him out of it. That’s according to transcripts released by the Norman County Attorney. Monalisa Perez was given a six month jail term for the shooting of 22 year old Pedro…

MN Gov. Dayton signs $1.4B bonding bill to fund construction projects

ST. PAUL, Minn. (KMSP/KVRR) – Gov. Mark Dayton signed a $1.4 billion bonding bill Wednesday morning for construction projects around the state, despite some serious concerns. The bonding bill passed in the closing moments of the legislative session earlier this month. The bill borrows money and general obligation bonds to fund construction projects around the state. This year’s bill includes $825 million in…

Update: Ada fire ruled accidental, cause unknown

1/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/4 Courtesy: Ted Aanenson Show Caption Hide Caption 3/4 Courtesy: Ted Aanenson Show Caption Hide Caption 4/4 Courtesy: Ted Aanenson Show Caption Hide Caption ADA, Minn. (KFGO) – One home was destroyed and another heavily damaged by fire in Ada Sunday. Shortly after 11:30 a.m., Ada firefighters were called to the 505 Clover Lane. A…

Baby Born In Essentia Parking Lot

Danielle and Paul Harless, of Halstad, MN, made it as far as the Essentia Health-Fargo parking lot when Signe was born.

FARGO, ND — Little Signe Marie Harless will have a unique story to tell about how she entered the world. Danielle and Paul Harless, of Halstad, MN, made it as far as the Essentia Health-Fargo parking lot when Signe was born. Mom gave birth in the back of a farm truck. She was born at 9:32 p.m. on February 1,…

Halstad Woman Makes Plea in Fatal YouTube Stunt

The plea agreement calls for her to serve six months in jail and 10 years' supervised probation

1/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 5/5 Show Caption Hide Caption HALSTAD, Minn. — A Halstad, Minnesota woman has pleaded guilty to fatally shooting her boyfriend in a videotaped stunt they planned to post on YouTube. Monalisa Perez, 20, pleaded guilty last week to second-degree manslaughter…

Halstad Sex Offender on the Move

Jonah Hawkins was released from prison late last month

HALSTAD, Minn. — A high level sex offender who had been living in Halstad is on the move. Jonah Hawkins was released from prison late last month. He was last seen in Halstad but the Department of Corrections says it’s possible he’s traveled to North Dakota, South Dakota, Kansas, Florida or Arizona. His criminal history includes a sexual misconduct conviction…