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Rider Cited for Watercraft Jump Over Road in YouTube Stunt

The video has received more than 400,000 views.

DETROIT LAKES, Minn.–A YouTube stunt that involved jumping a personal watercraft over a Minnesota road has amassed hundreds of thousands of views and a couple of citations. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has issued two citations-the equivalent of traffic tickets-to the rider. Conservation Officer Jacob Swedberg says Jake Sherbrooke was cited for careless operation of a personal watercraft and…

Video: Minnesota DNR Investigating YouTube Stunt Near Rollag

The jump takes place at about the 11 minute mark.

ROLLAG, Minn. (KFGO) – The Minnesota Dept. of Natural Resources is investigating a YouTube stunt which involved jumping a personal watercraft over a gravel road in Clay County. DNR Conservation Officer Bill Landmark says the participants set up a ramp at the water’s edge to catapult the jet ski over the road. A small group of onlookers gathered while the…

DNR: 5,700 Hunters Bag Deer During Youth Season

The hunt for ages 10 to 17 has been expanded to 28 deer permit areas.

ST. PAUL, Minn.–The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says there was a strong response to the first statewide season for young deer hunters. The DNR says more than 5,700 youth hunters bagged a deer during the season which ran from Oct. 17 to Oct. 20. That’s an increase of 77 percent from last year’s youth hunt which was limited to…

Diversion group Could Pay Horace $5 Million for Improvements

The Fargo-Moorhead Diversion Authority announced Wednesday that it has approved a deal with the city of Horace.

FARGO, N.D.–The group managing a Red River diversion project around the Fargo and Moorhead, Minnesota metropolitan area has signed an agreement to help a nearby city with costs for infrastructure that will be needed when the channel is built. The Fargo-Moorhead Diversion Authority announced Wednesday that it has approved a deal with the city of Horace, located southwest of Fargo,…

FM Diversion Gets $750 Million in Federal Funding, Injunction Lift Pending

The next step is for a Minnesota judge to lift a temporary injunction that was put on the project

FARGO, N.D. — State and local leaders sign a partnership securing 750 million dollars for the F–M Diversion. The goal of the agreement is to get the project done in six to eight years. “It’s not if we’re going to flood. We are going to flood. Let’s get that permanent protection in place to protect lives and property and over time…

MN DNR Completes Environmental Review of Red River Diversion Project

The DNR in October 2016 denied a permit for the original project, leading a federal judge to stop construction that had started southwest of Fargo.

FARGO, N.D. (AP) _ The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has completed its environmental review of a revised Red River diversion project, which will help determine whether the agency will issue a permit for the channel around the flood-prone Fargo and Moorhead, Minnesota area. The DNR in October 2016 denied a permit for the original project, leading a federal judge…

Hunters Get Ready for Minnesota Gun Deer Season Opener

According to the Minnesota DNR, deer populations are up in most of the state

MINNESOTA– Minnesota gun deer season officially begins a half–hour before sunrise on Saturday morning, November 3rd. According to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, 2018 is looking to be a promising year. “The deer and the outlook for this year is very good,” Minnesota DNR acting big game program leader Erik Thorson said. “The deer populations are up in most of…

LIVE: Scheels Prepares for Minnesota Gun Deer Opener

According to the Minnesota DNR, deer populations are up in most of the state

KVRR’s Maggie LaMere learns about the importance of safety and proper apparel when it comes to deer hunting. Click on the link for more information on Minnesota deer hunting. Categories: Morning – In The Community Tags: APPAREL, DEER HUNTING, minnesota department of natural resources, Safety

MN Releases Environmental Impact Statement On F-M Flood Diversion Project

The new plan is meant to reduce impacts in Richland County in North Dakota and Wilkin County in Minnesota that, in the original plan, were in the heart of a staging area to hold excess water in times of serious flooding.

FARGO, N.D. (AP) _ Minnesota officials have released a draft environmental impact statement on the revised Fargo-Moorhead flood diversion project and say they will decide on a permit application sometime this winter. The new plan is meant to reduce impacts in Richland County in North Dakota and Wilkin County in Minnesota that, in the original plan, were in the heart…

Diversion Authority Will Submit New Permit Application To MN DNR

Representatives from the Diversion Authority will be presenting the updated project to various cities, counties, townships, and watershed districts in the upcoming days and weeks.

FARGO  (KFGO) – The F-M Diversion Board of Authority says it will submit a new permit application to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. “We are ready to submit to the DNR a new proposal for a comprehensive flood protection for our region.” said Board Chair and Mayor of Moorhead Del Rae Williams. The project outlined in the new permit…