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$60 million to go towards repairing Minnesota bridges in 2022

MINNESOTA (KVRR) – Minnesota officials tout $60 million going towards bridge repairs this year. The money is from the infrastructure law signed by President Biden last year. The state’s Department of Transportation says 660 bridges in Minnesota are in poor condition. The state knows all too well how important it is to have updated infrastructure. In 2007, the Interstate 35W…

First Responders Funeral Procession for Fallen Firefighter Tim Kath

Courtesy: Whitney Demarais / Joseph Vertin and Sons Funeral HomeLIDGERWOOD, N.D. (KVRR) — A funeral procession is held for fallen firefighter 42-year-old Tim Kath of Nashua, Minnesota as services are held in Lidgerwood, North Dakota. Kath died on New Year’s Eve at Sanford in Fargo after getting COVID-19. National Fallen Firefighters Foundation classifies his death as a Line of Duty…

Wild African cat to go to Minnesota sanctuary

“Bruno” (MSPCA photo)BOSTON – An African serval cat found injured in a Boston suburb last week will go to a wild cat sanctuary in Minnesota if an amputation proceeds as anticipated. The male cat named “Bruno,” will go to The Wildcat Sanctuary in Sandstone, Minnesota.  The cat was found in a backyard in Lincoln, Massachusetts, with a back limb broken in…

Trial scheduled in fatal health clinic shooting

BUFFALO, Minn. – A jury trial has been scheduled for a Minnesota man accused of walking into a medical clinic and opening fire, killing one staff member and wounding four others last year. Gregory Ulrich will stand trial beginning May 16 on charges of murder, attempted murder and other counts in the Feb. 9 shooting at the Allina Health Clinic…

Human remains belong to man missing since 1970

CAMBRIDGE, Minn. – Sheriff’s officials say human remains found buried in Isanti County in 2003 have finally been identified as a 22-year-old man missing since 1970. According to the Isanti County Sheriff’s Office, investigators have long believed Donald Rindahl was a homicide victim, but his death has been classified as undetermined. The skeletal remains were discovered in August 2003 near…

Marquart leaving legislature after 22 years

DILWORTH, Minn. (KVRR) – Longtime Democratic State Rep. Paul Marquart of Dilworth says he’s decided not to run for reelection. The former Dilworth mayor served 11 terms in the Minnesota House.  He was first elected to the legislature in 2000. “At 65, it’s time to try new things and to spend more time with my family and those fun grandchildren,”…

Winter cold causes frequent car problems

These cripplingly cold temps are leading a lot of folks to call for tow truck help.

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) – These cripplingly cold temps are leading a lot of folks to call for tow truck help. Employees at Aggressive Towing say business is booming and they’re getting requests for tows as fast as they can do them. Some places aren’t taking appointments and it’s first come first serve. Aggressive Towing will give priority to people stuck…

ND & MN congressional delegations describe what they saw during the capitol insurrection

WASHINGTON (KVRR) – One year ago former President Trump held a “Stop The Steal” rally. Some of his supporters broke into the U.S. capitol while the Senate was certifying election results. “I have vivid memories of being on the Senate floor and watching the Vice President being quickly moved off of the Senate floor trying to understand what was happening…