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Stunning Mural Going Up For Concordia’s Christmas Concert Series

MURAL 112321 MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) — A stunning mural is being applied to 44 wood panels that will be the visual centerpiece of Concordia College’s Christmas Concert. It was designed by muralist Paul Johnson of Pelican Rapids, Minnesota who started working on the design back in June. This year’s theme is “…And Glory Shone Around”. Nearly 300 students will be…

Minneapolis voters deciding whether to abolish police department

Police Chief Medaria ArradondoMINNEAPOLIS – Voters in Minneapolis are deciding whether to replace the city’s police department with a new Department of Public Safety. The election comes more than a year after George Floyd’s death launched a movement to defund or abolish police across the country. Mayor Jacob Frey is also in a tough fight for a second term. He’s…

Minneapolis officer charged in pursuit that killed motorist

Leneal Frazier memorial (FOX 9)MINNEAPOLIS – A prosecutor says a Minneapolis police officer has been charged with manslaughter and vehicular homicide in a fatal crash in July that occurred while the officer was pursuing a stolen vehicle. Officer Brian Cummings was driving nearly 80 mph in Minneapolis with his siren and lights activated when his squad car slammed into a…

More fully automatic guns being used in Minneapolis shootings

(FBI)MINNEAPOLIS – Authorities say handguns and rifles that have been modified into fully automatic weapons that can fire up to 1,200 rounds per minute have been involved in a string of Minneapolis shootings and have been showing up at more crime scenes. Police data show the city’s ShotSpotter network has recorded 78 automatic gunfire activations of 935 total rounds, compared…

Bystander killed in rolling gun battle in Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS – Police say a woman riding a scooter on a sidewalk was struck and killed by one of two vehicles involved in an exchange of gunfire in downtown Minneapolis. Dispatchers took several calls about the gunfire Wednesday about 11 p.m. The gunshots ended when both vehicles crashed. One of the vehicles left the street and struck the woman on…

Ex-cops accused of violating Floyd’s rights plead not guilty

MINNEAPOLIS  – Four former Minneapolis police officers charged with violating George Floyd’s civil rights have pleaded not guilty to the federal charges against them. A federal grand jury indicted Derek Chauvin, Thomas Lane, J. Kueng and Tou Thao in May for allegedly depriving Floyd of his rights while acting under government authority.  Tuesday’s hearing was held remotely via videoconference. Chauvin appeared…

7 hurt after 2 people exchange gunfire in Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS – Police say seven people were injured after two people began shooting at each other on a busy street in Minneapolis’ Uptown neighborhood. Police say the shootout happened at about 12:30 a.m. Thursday on the 3000 block of Lyndale Avenue South. Police arrived to find “a very chaotic scene.” Police said they found three people with gunshot wounds and…

Moorhead orchestra performs the national anthem at Target Field

MINNEAPOLIS (KVRR) – It was a long, but gratifying, day for Moorhead’s Horizon Middle School Orchestra as the youngsters played the National Anthem before the Twins took the field against the White Sox Wednesday afternoon. 5 busses ☑️ 287 Students ☑️ And Road Construction 🦺 ☑️ pic.twitter.com/GavGOwDZDY — Moorhead Orchestra (@MoorheadOrch) August 11, 2021 Since it was a 12:10 first…

Minneapolis Fed mandates COVID-19 vaccinations for all employees

MINNEAPOLIS (KVRR) – The Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis is requiring all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. “We recently announced to our 1,100 colleagues at the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis that we are instituting a new policy requiring all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by the end of August as a condition of continuing employment” President…

Teen who recorded Floyd’s arrest loses uncle in police crash

DARNELLA FRAZIER POST Minneapolis police squad MINNEAPOLIS – The teenager who recorded the last moments of George Floyd’s life in a video that helped launch a global movement says her uncle has died in a crash involving a Minneapolis police car. Darnella Frazier said in a Facebook post that Leneal Lamont Frazier died early Tuesday after his vehicle was struck…