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Anglers prepare for Saturday’s Minnesota fishing opener

It's another reminder summer is nearing as anglers in Minnesota get ready for the fishing opener.

MINNESOTA (KVRR) – Get your rods and reels and life jackets out as Minnesota’s Fishing Opener starts Saturday and people across the state are excited to get back on the water for another season of catching fish. It’s a unique Minnesota tradition and experts were initially worried about ice on many lakes in the state after the cold, wet and…

Severe weather causes damage, power outages in Minnesota

A house in Coon Rapids, Minn. split in two after a tree was uprooted during Wednesday night’s storm. (FOX-9)MINNEAPOLIS – Severe storms brought damaging winds, heavy rain and a few reports of tornadoes to Minnesota, where one person died in a crash that authorities say was caused by downed power lines. Tens of thousands of homes and businesses were without…

Bail Set For Woman Accused of Leaving Newborn Babies To Die Two Decades Ago

mississippi-river-babies RED WING, Minn. — Unconditional bail is set at $1.5 million for a Red Wing woman charged with leaving her newborn son to die beside a lake nearly 20 years ago. Authorities say Jennifer Matter also abandoned another infant in the Mississippi River years earlier. Matter appeared in court in via video on second-degree murder charges in the 2003…

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…

Rothsay Public School bomb threat deemed not credible

Courtesy: Rothsay Public SchoolROTHSAY, Minn. (KVRR) – The Rothsay School District says nothing was found while law enforcement was investigating a bomb threat at a school on Wednesday. Superintendent Wade Johnson says he was told around 12:20 PM a note was found in an elementary bathroom saying “the bomb’s going off at 1 pm.” The Wilkin County Sheriff’s Office was…

Update: 3 arrested in largest fentanyl seizure in Clay County

Clay County fentanyl seizure 4/27/2022CLAY COUNTY, Minn. (KVRR) – Three men are in custody following the largest fentanyl seizure in Clay County of more than 1,000 pills near Moorhead Deputies attempted to pull over two vehicles on Interstate 94 in early this morning. In those vehicles were 52-year-old Larry McClendon, 36-year-old Raphael Murphy, and 32-year-old Cameron Desjarlais. All have no…