Minnesota State Patrol

I-94 reopen between Alexandria and Osakis

UPDATE: Highway has been reopened. ALEXANDRIA, Minn. (KVRR) – The Minnesota State Patrol says I-94 has been closed in both directions between Alexandria and Osakis following a law enforcement-related pursuit. Sgt. Jesse Grabow says the pursuit has ended but the incident is still active. Traffic in both directions is being temporarily rerouted at exits 103 & 114.     Categories:…

Toddler killed, 5 others hurt in crash, driver arrested

BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. – The Minnesota State Patrol says an arrest has been made following a Twin Cities crash that killed a toddler and injured five others. According to the patrol, an SUV hit a barrier on a bridge, flipped over some fencing and landed on Interstate 94 below in Brooklyn Center about 2:30 a.m. Sunday. Authorities say alcohol was…

Kvalvogs file civil rights lawsuit against State Patrol & Park Christian

Lawsuit allegations claim Minnesota State Patrol and Park Christian School covered up facts in the crash that killed their two teenage sons.

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) — The parents of Zachary and Connor Kvalvog, who died in a pickup crash on I-94 in 2015, are talking about their lawsuit allegations against Minnesota State Patrol and Park Christian School. “Zach’s not here… and they know the truth, the people on the other side… they’re pure evil,” Raymond Kvalvog said. Emotions run high as Katherine…

Parents of Moorhead Teens Killed in 2015 Crash on I-94 Filing Civil Rights Lawsuit

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The parents of two Moorhead teens killed in a tragic crash on I-94 while heading to a basketball tournament in June 2015, are filing a civil rights lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Minnesota. Ray and Kathie Kvalvog’s lawsuit is against the Minnesota State Patrol, Park Christian School, former Park Christian head varsity basketball coach Josh Lee…

Ex-state trooper admits texting woman’s nude photos to his own phone

MINNEAPOLIS – A former Minnesota State Trooper accused of taking a woman’s cellphone while responding to a crash and texting nude or partly nude photos of her to his phone has reached a plea deal. Thirty-seven-year-old  Albert Kuehne, of Dayton, pleaded guilty to nonconsensual dissemination of private sexual images, a gross misdemeanor. The state agreed to drop a felony count…

911 caller threatens to ‘blow up’ Bemidji area schools

BEMIDJI, Minn. (KVRR) – Police in Bemidji says the Beltrami County Dispatch Center received information from the Minnesota State Patrol regarding a suspicious 911 call that appeared to originate in the Twin Cities. Police say the caller stated that they were going to “blow up Bemidji Area Schools”. When pressed by the State Patrol Dispatcher, the caller stated that they…

Squad car damaged by gunshots in Duluth

DULUTH, Minn. – Authorities in Duluth are investigating after a Minnesota State trooper’s squad car was damaged by gunshots. Police say the trooper was conducting a commercial vehicle inspection Monday when the vehicle’s driver’s side window was struck and shattered. Investigators said it appears the window was struck twice with projectiles consistent with a BB or pellet gun. No one…

Two people arrested after trying to flee from Minnesota State Patrol

1/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/3 Show Caption Hide Caption FARGO, N.D. — Two people are in custody following a chase by the Minnesota State Patrol. Authorities say at around 4:45 Saturday afternoon, a Minnesota State trooper tried to stop 35-year-old Crystal Borseth of Fargo on Highway 94 for traffic violations. Borseth did not stop…

Teen Killed In Crash With Street Sweeper

Crash Happened In Rural Polk County, MN

POLK COUNTY, Minn. – A teen is killed after crashing into a street sweeper on Highway 75 in Polk County, Minnesota. A 19-year-old woman from Ada, Minnesota was driving southbound on Highway 75 in Hubbard Township just after 9:45 Thursday night. Minnesota State Patrol says she crossed into the oncoming lane for an unknown reason. She hit a street sweeper…