Hear The Hawley 911 Swatting Call

HAWLEY, Minn. — Law enforcement calls it “swatting.” Clay County Sheriff Mark Empting says that’s what happened this afternoon when deputies and other officers rushed to Hawley. Dispatch received a call from someone claiming that someone had been taken hostage at a home. Red River Valley Swat was headed to the scene but deputies arrived and spoke with the homeowner….

Florida Man Arrested After Crashing Into Several Cars And High-Speed Chase On Highway 10

Deputies say 32-year-old Jireh Williams crashed into two vehicles and ran them off of Highway 10 in Hawley

CLAY CO., Minn. — A Sebring, Florida man is behind bars in Clay County after hitting several vehicles and leading authorities on a high-speed chase. Deputies say 32-year-old Jireh Williams crashed into two vehicles and ran them off of Highway 10 in Hawley on Tuesday night around 6:30. They found him heading east and going around 101 miles per hour….

Man Accuses Fargo Police Department Of Crime Ring, Calls Mayor A Liar

Mayor Tim Mahoney says Duane Hansen has made false accusations, harassed his staff and refused to listen to common sense

Fargo Mayor Tim Mahoney and Duane HansenFARGO, ND — A man with a history of conflicts with local government employees and law enforcement is accusing the Fargo Police Department of being involved in a theft ring. “You people are way out of line,” said Duane Hansen of Hawley. “There is theft going on here and like I said I believe there’s…

MN Boys Basketball: 8AA Semifinal Highlights

Perham and Hawley Advance to Championship Game

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Barnesville upset the two seed East Grand Forks to get to the semifinals. They played the number one seed Perham Friday night. Trojans kept it tight through the first half trailing the Yellowjackets by just eight at the half, however, the Jackets ran away with it in the second half winning it 55-39. In the second game,…

Thousands Lose Power In The Middle Of Our Coldest Blast In Years

There were scattered outages across parts of eastern North Dakota and northwestern Minnesota

The extreme cold has tested the power grid in parts of the region. There were scattered outages across parts of eastern North Dakota and northwestern Minnesota. Otter Tail Power crews scrambled to get power restored within two hours to about 650 customers in the Fordville, North Dakota area. About 1100 customers in Fergus Falls lost power for several hours early…

Play of the Week Nominees: January 18

Hawley, Oak Grove Battle for POTW

FARGO, N.D. — This week’s nominees for the DJ Colter High School Play of the Week comes from the hardwood. Each nominee comes from a different state. Hawley and Oak Grove battle it for all the marbles. First up out of Oak Grove. Grover forward Kelyn Johnson from long range and a little something extra. Draws the foul and converts on…

Wolves Take Down Barnesville Area Farmer’s 450 Pound Calf

Neighbors have also recently reported losing livestock to wolves

BARNESVILLE, MN — Barnesville area farmer Dave Heng says that wolves are responsible for killing a 450 pound calf this past weekend that was out in his pasture. Heng says a DNR conservation officer confirmed it was a wolf kill. Neighbors have also recently reported losing livestock to wolves. Heng says there’s more and more sightings and he believes there’s an…

Wounded War Veteran From Hawley, Minnesota Prepares For Honor Flight

Curtis Johnson Was Wounded During The War In Korea In 1952

HAWLEY, Minn. — On Sunday, another group of our local war heroes will board a plane for our nation’s capital. Veterans from World War Two, Korea and Vietnam are taking the Honor Flight to see the memorials in their honor. KVRR anchor TJ Nelson and chief photographer John Hanson are going on the trip. They had the privilege of meeting just…

MN Football Round Up: Barnesville, Hawley Pick Up Home Wins

Moorhead falls to Bemidji 43-28

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Barnesville hosted Pelican Rapids in Friday’s contest. The Trojans shut out the Vikings 53-0. Over in Hawley, the Nuggets topped Long Prairie-GE 42-14. Hawley improves to 3-1 on the season and will face Breckenridge next Friday. Moorhead couldn’t hold on to its halftime lead. The Spuds fall to Bemidji 43-28.   Other Football Scores: DGF 20 Pequot…