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Two Charged, Four Others Being Considered in Killing of Hennepin County 19-Year-Old

Authorities say the group of six planned to break into Elder's apartment and rough him up but ending up shooting Elder in the neck

Megan Cater, 19 (L) and Noah Peterson, 21 (R)  HENNEPIN COUNTY, Minn. — Two people have been charged with murder in Hennepin County and four others could face charges. Megan Cater, 19, and 21-year-old Noah Peterson are accused of shooting and killing 19-year-old Corey Elder. They are charged with murder, burglary and assault. Authorities say the group of six planned…

Moorhead Police Arrest Wisconsin Man After $50,000 Drug Bust

He's being held in the Clay County Jail at this time

  MOORHEAD, Minn. — A Wisconsin man is in custody after Moorhead police say they found him with more than $50,000 in drugs. Officers seized 147 grams of heroin, 32 grams of cocaine, 26 grams of crack cocaine and $6,000 cash after executing a search warrant. They arrested Lornell Mitchell of Milwaukee on charges of 1st Degree Controlled Substance. He’s…

Fergus Falls Auto Dealership Manager Under Investigation for Overcharging for Police Vehicles

Nelson says state authorities are happy with the company for bringing this issue to their attention

FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — A Fergus Falls auto dealership owner expects his company to be cleared of criminal charges after an employee allegedly overcharged and double-billed for police vehicles. Nelson Auto owner Brent Nelson says they’ve since fired the manager responsible for roughly $340,000 in discrepancies. Nelson says state authorities are happy with the company for bringing this issue to…

Minnesota Congressman Announces Bid for Re-Election

Peterson has been a member of the House since 1991

  MINNESOTA — Minnesota Congressman Collin Peterson announced he is running for re-election. The 7th district Democrat says he has $700,000 to use in his campaign efforts. Peterson has been a member of the House since 1991. Democrats need 24 more seats in the House to win a majority. Peterson won his previous election by just 52 percent. Categories: Business,…

Some Minnesotans Allowed to Purchase Firearms without Background Check

Permits in the state which expire on August 1st of 2019 or later fall under this change of rules

  ST. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesotans with permits to carry handguns are now able to buy firearms without background checks. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives determined Minnesota’s handgun permits satisfy requirements for federal background checks. Permits in the state which expire on August 1st of 2019 or later fall under this change of rules. The change only…

Minnesota Health Department Confirms Measles Outbreak

All cases are involving children

HENNEPIN┬áCOUNTY, Minn. — The Minnesota Department of Health confirms 29 known measles cases. The newest reported case is in Stearns County, west of the Twin Cities. The other 28 cases are in Hennepin County, and all 29 involve children under the age of 5. There are no reported cases in North Dakota. Measles is often recognized by a rash that…

Doctor Accused of Genital Mutilation with Minnesota Girls Makes Plea

Dr. Jumana Nagarwala is charged with six crimes, including conspiracy to bring the girls across state lines

  DETROIT, Mich. — A not-guilty plea has been entered for a Detroit-area doctor charged with performing genital mutilations on two Minnesota girls in a first-of-its-kind case in the United States. Dr. Jumana Nagarwala is charged with six crimes, including conspiracy to bring the girls across state lines. It carries a minimum sentence of 10 years in prison. She is…

Garfield, Minnesota Home Damaged in Fire

The garage and vehicle inside were both lost

GARFIELD, Minn. — Fire spreads from a garage into a house, causing extensive damage. It happened at 9170 Blue Jay Way Northwest in Garfield, Minnesota, west of Alexandria. Authorities say the fire consumed the upper floor of the house and caused extensive damage to the main and lower floors. The garage and vehicle inside were both lost. The fire is…

Moorhead Hornbacher’s Celebrates Grand Reopening

You can find deals and free samples through out the store in honor of it's grand re-opening

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Nothing makes grocery shopping more enjoyable than free samples. In honor of the completion of the four month remodeling project at Hornbacher’s on 11th Street South in Moorhead, you can find them throughout the store! Community members gathered for the grand reopening of the grocery store that’s been in business at this location since 1979. Shoppers can…

Senator Franken Introduces T.I.C.K.E.T.S. Act, Guarantees a Boarded Airline Passenger Their Seat

The bill also requires flight crews to check in to a flight at least 60 minutes prior to boarding

  NATIONAL — Senator Al Franken says he wants to stop airlines from booting paying air passengers from their seats. This comes after video of a man being forcibly dragged off a United Airlines flight was released and caused a nationwide outcry. Franken helped introduce a bill, called the T.I.C.K.E.T.S. Act, which stands for Transparency, Improvements, and Compensation to Keep…