Minnesota State Patrol

Halstad Man Killed In Crash On Highway 75 Monday Identified

Passenger From Hendrum Has Life-Threatening Injuries

NORMAN CO., Minn. (KVRR) —  A Halstad, Minnesota man is dead after rolling his vehicle south of Halstad around 7:30 Monday night. Minnesota State Patrol says 22-year-old Cole Falconer was driving south on Highway 75 when he lost control on a curve and rolled in a ditch. He died at the scene. A passenger, 22-year-old Calvin Reinhart of Hendrum, is…

UPDATE: Fergus Falls woman killed in crash near Breckenridge identified

BRECEKNRIDGE, Minn. (KVRR) — The state patrol identifies the woman who died in a crash between an SUV and semi Wednesday morning as 72-year-old Judith Johnson of Fergus Falls. They say Johnson spun out in front of the semi on Highway 210 near Breckenridge and was hit. The road was snow and ice-covered at the time.   **ORIGINAL STORY BELOW**…

Semi collides with passenger vehicle near Moorhead

THE MINNESOTA STATE PATROL IS INVESTIGATING

Semi rollover 4/19/2022 Semi rollover 4/19/2022 MNDOT CRASH 4/19/2022 MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) – One person was injured when a semi collided with a passenger vehicle near Moorhead Tuesday. The Minnesota State Patrol says the crash happened in the eastbound lanes of I-94 near Exit 6. The crash caused the semi, operated by Cole Papers of Fargo, to roll onto its…

Snow covered roads causing slippery driving in MN

aprilsnow3 aprilsnow2 aprilsnow1 ROTHSAY, MN (KVRR) – Minnesota State Patrol are responding to several rollover crashes, spin outs & jackknifed semis. MNSP says several motorists are driving too fast for obvious slippery conditions. A semi on I94 near exit 15 went into the ditch, no one was injured. MNSP says please move over to give us room. Categories: Local News,…

Two arrested in major drug bust on I-94 in Clay County

Police arrest 40-year-old David Keen Jr. and 25-year-old Samantha Riggles, both of Moorhead.

                      CLAY COUNTY, Minn. (KVRR) — A traffic stop on I-94 leads to a large drug bust and two arrests. Moorhead Police say they conducted a traffic stop along with the Clay County Sheriff’s Office and Minnesota State Patrol in Clay County. They arrested 40-year-old David Keen Jr. and 25-year-old…

Minnesotans, North Dakotans wake up to fresh batch of snow

Fargo Public Works stays busy as they clean up the streets after Fargo received over 4 inches of snow.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – We weren’t far from the snow becoming a distant memory until many woke up this morning with a fresh batch of the white stuff outside their windows. Some areas in Minnesota got up to 10 inches of snow. Wind gusts reaching up to 45 miles per hour affected driving conditions east of Moorhead. Meanwhile, Fargo Public…

Update: All Minnesota highways open except I-94

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) – The Minnesota Department of Transportation and the Minnesota State Patrol have reopened all state and federal highways in west central Minnesota, except Interstate 94 from Moorhead to Fergus Falls. I-94 remains closed due to multiple vehicles blocking the highway.  Crashes must be cleared before the road can reopen. Sgt. Jesse Grabow said earlier Friday, dozens of…

Journalists settle lawsuit over mistreatment while covering riots

MINNEAPOLIS – The state of Minnesota has agreed to pay $825,000 and change several policies to settle a lawsuit brought by journalists who say they were hurt or harassed while covering violent protests over the police killings of George Floyd and Daunte Wright. The American Civil Liberties Union of Minnesota and the state’s Department of Public Safety announced the settlement….

Update: I-94 re-opens, drivers urged to use caution

(Minnesota State Patrol)MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) – Eastbound Interstate 94 was temporarily closed between Evansville and Brandon Thursday due to jackknifed semis. Drivers are being urged to slow down and travel with caution.  Conditions are slippery across the region due to blowing snow and wind. Interstate 94 east of Moorhead was also closed earlier Thursday due to a jackknifed semi. The…