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3 National Guard Members Dead After Helicopter Crash near St. Cloud

Courtesy: Fox 9UPDATE: Gov. Tim Walz confirms three servicemembers died after a Minnesota National Guard helipcopter crashed near Kimbal, Minnesota. NEAR KIMBALL, Minn. – Crews are investigating after a Minnesota National Guard Blackhawk helicopter went down south of St. Cloud Thursday afternoon. The guard says the helicopter went missing after a mayday call nine minutes after taking off this afternoon…

Minnesota Files Lawsuit Against Vaping Manufacturer Juul

It accuses Juul of deceptive trade practices, false advertising and violating consumer protection laws

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesota is suing Juul Labs, the nation’s biggest producer of electronic cigarette products, for deceiving consumers and harming the state’s youth. “They will use their merchant of doubt playbook to tell us we’re bad parents,” said Minnesota’s Democratic Governor Tim Walz. “To tell us we have bad kids. To tell us that we should have known,…

Ames Construction Gets Second Contract For FM Diversion Project Work

$59 million to build a flow control structure on the Wild Rice River

FARGO, N.D. — U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded its second contract for the $2.75 billion Red River diversion project. A $59 million project to build a flow control structure on the Wild Rice River will be built by Ames Construction out of Burnsville, Minnesota. The concrete structure with two gates will be located about 7 miles south of…

Law Enforcement Wants To Let People Know What To Do During The Winter Storm

North Dakota and Minnesota troopers are making sure people drive safe this Thanksgiving weekend.

FARGO-MOORHEAD – During the holiday weekend, all North Dakota troopers available will be working the roads in an effort they are calling all–hands enforcement. The morning show spoke to North Dakota Highway Patrol Captain Bryan Niewind about the efforts they are making to make the roads safer. “The troopers that are available will be out working the road way. We…

Sen. Smith to introduce bill to recruit & retain doctors in rural areas

WASHINGTON – Minnesota Sen. Tina Smith will release a bipartisan bill on Thursday on Rural Health Day to recruit and keep doctors in rural areas. She says many med students don’t learn or train in rural areas, so the idea in working in one may not occur to them. Smith believes if they can train in non-metro areas, they’ll stay…

Three people arrested after high speed chase in Becker County

1/2 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2 Show Caption Hide Caption   LAKE VIEW TOWNSHIP, Minn. – Three people have been arrested after a 90 mile per hour chase of a stolen vehicle in Becker County. Around 8:30 Wednesday morning, the Becker County Sheriff’s Office received a report of people inside Seven Sisters Spirits who previously shoplifted. A vehicle fled and…

Man Arrested For Alleged Sexual Assault At Crookston Shelter

Police say the victim and suspect know each other

CROOKSTON, Minn. — A man staying at a shelter in Crookston is arrested for an alleged sexual assault. Police were called around 1:30 this afternoon to Care and Share. They found 24-year-old Ethan Basche of Mountain Iron, Minnesota with a 23-year-old female victim. She was taken to the hospital for an evaluation while Basche was taken to jail for criminal…

Wolverton’s Hoof Beats For Healing mends through equine therapy

WOLVERTON, Minn. – Animal therapy is a popular alternative to traditional therapy. One farm in Minnesota is taking their equine assisted therapy program to new heights. The horse can be known as The Great Equalizer, they treat us how we treat them. Ricigliano Farms believes this makes them great therapy animals. The concept of Equine Assisted Therapy isn’t new, but the…

Moorhead & Dilworth City Officials Making High-Traffic Intersection Safer

Some people in Moorhead and Dilworth have been complaining about the dangers of an intersection bordering the cities

MOORHEAD & DILWORTH, Minn. — This intersection near 34th Street South and Highway 10 Frontage Road has been deemed risky for quite a while. “We’ve had a lot of issues with traffic coming out from one side or the other, trying to make a left–hand turn, and it’s just impossible to do. Well, I don’t want to say impossible to…

Pickup Driver Killed In Crash Near Climax, Minnesota

The pickup went into a ditch causing it to roll

CLIMAX, Minn. — The driver of a pickup was killed south of Climax, Minnesota early Sunday morning. Troopers say 51-year-old Loren Lillemoen form Mayville, North Dakota was driving north and drifted off Highway 75. The pickup went into a ditch causing it to roll. Lillemoen died at the scene. Categories: Local News, Minnesota News, North Dakota News Tags: CLIMAX, ditch,…