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Three Teams, 500+ Pills, One Snapchat Deception Leads to Six Arrests in Joint ND-MN Drug Bust

Authorities say they tracked more than 500 blue pills stamped with the label "A 215" between the five people, along with 40 grams of marijuana wax, over four pounds of marijuana and a SKS rifle

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Minnesota Based Land O’Lakes Purchases Vermont Creamery

The company will continue to make goat cheese, cultured butter and fresh dairy in Websterville, Vermont

  ARDEN HILLS, Minn. — Minnesota-based Land O’ Lakes has purchased Vermont Creamery. The company will continue to make goat cheese, cultured butter and fresh dairy in Websterville, Vermont. Co-founders Allison Hooper and Bob Reese said the company has experienced growth and it needs a partner that will help it realize its business potential. The president and CEO of Land…

Missing Teens from Moorhead and Bemidji Found Unharmed

There was no reason given for why 13-year-old Gary Tilander was in Lidgerwood

(L) Gary Tilander, 13 and (R) Chawna Mueller, 13, found safeMINNESOTA — A teen missing from Bemidji since late February has been found in Lidgerwood, North Dakota. Authorities found 13-year-old Gary Tilander at a residence after a tip from a concerned citizen. There was no reason given for why he was in Lidgerwood. Law enforcement and family members had searched…

Planned Parenthood Supporters: “When You Attack Planned Parenthood, You Attack Women’s Health”

"Pink Out" Events were organized all over the nation in support of planned parenthood

FARGO, N.D. — Planned Parenthood supporters came together all across the nation for what they are calling a “Pink Out”. An event was organized right here in Fargo. “People driving along Main here probably didn’t know this was happening,” said Meredith Power, a participant in the downtown rally. “I just want to be here to support Planned Parenthood and the…

Twin Valley Man Dies in Crash with Beet Semi Near Moorhead

The man behind the wheel of the car, who has been identified as Duane Johnson, didn't stop at the stop sign and hit the semi at full–speed

CLAY COUNTY, Minn. — An 87–year–old Twin Valley man is dead after crashing into a semi hauling sugar beets north of Moorhead. The state patrol says the crash happened in the noon hour at the intersection of Highway 75 and 90th Avenue North. They say the semi driver was turning to head south on Highway 75 when he was hit….

Former Person of Interest in Wetterling Case Suing for Damages

He was publicly named as a person of interest in 2010 after his central Minnesota farm was searched by authorities

  STEARNS COUNTY — A Minnesota man who was wrongly named as a person of interest in the abduction of Jacob Wetterling is now suing. Dan Rassier and his mother, Rita, are seeking over $2 million in damages. He was publicly named as a person of interest in 2010 after his central Minnesota farm was searched by authorities. Rassier maintained…

Minnesota Attorney: Prostitution Ring the “Uber of Sex Trafficking”

The women were often robbed, beaten, raped and worked up to 14 hours a day

  WASHINGTON COUNTY, Minn. — A Washington County, Minnesota attorney calls it “the Uber of sex trafficking”. Four Chinese nationals have been charged with a prostitution ring that stretched from the Twin Cities into Fargo-Moorhead, the oil patch and included a total of 29 states. Ads were placed allowing men to text and set up sex with women trafficked from…

Sauk Rapids Man Taken to Hospital After Breaking Through Ice in Otter Tail County

He broke through the ice while fishing

  OTTER TAIL COUNTY, Minn. — Crews rushed to West Silent Lake in Otter Tail County in the noon hour on a report of a man in the water. They found a 69-year-old man from Sauk Rapids clinging to the side of the ice. He broke through the ice while fishing. The man was taken to the hospital in Detroit…

Minnesota Senate Proposing Deep Tax Cuts for Students and Families

The lowest tax bracket would shrink by over a quarter of a percent

  ST. PAUL, Minn. — Republicans in the Minnesota state Senate are pursuing deep tax cuts over the next two years for students, families and those on Social Security. The almost $900 million sought in their just released bill directs over half of those breaks to individual taxes. The lowest tax bracket would shrink by over a quarter of a…

Local Farmers Urged to Take Precautions Against Bird Flu

The bird flu virus has now been detected in five states

FARGO, N.D. — The North Dakota Department of Health is urging local farmers to take precautions as the list of states with the bird flu grows. Georgia has just been added to the list which already includes Tennessee, Kentucky, Wisconsin and Alabama. Avian Influenza, otherwise known as the bird flu, can be transmitted by both direct contact and through air. “The…