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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,…

Senators Smith & Cramer Announce Bill to Study The Affordability of Insulin

Smith and Cramer also introduced the Emergency Access to Insulin Act

WASHINGTON – Senators Tina Smith and Kevin Cramer announce a bill that would conduct a study examining insulin affordability. The Insulin Affordability Data Collection Act would investigate the impact of the cost of insulin on the rates of diabetic ketoacidosis, dialysis treatment and Medicare and Medicaid spending. Minnesotan Alec Smith is in Senator Smith’s thoughts during her push for the…

Armistice Day Blizzard – 1940

The Armistice Day Storm on November 11th, 1940 was a massive blizzard in the upper Midwest.  Killing dozens of people and changing weather forecasting across the nation. Chief Meteorologist Rob Kupec has a look back: Categories: Minnesota News, Weather Blog, Weather Notes Tags: 1940, Armistice Day Blizzard, minnesota

Church Hosts Fair Trade Market

The items come from all over the world, including right here in the United States

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A fair trade market at First Congregational United Church of Christ in Moorhead is helping people get their holiday shopping done while giving back. The items at this market come from all over the world, including right here in the United States. They’re all fair trade products, meaning the money spent on them will be put back…

Crookston bishop defends conduct in sexual abuse case

MINNEAPOLIS – A Minnesota bishop says he was trying to protect the confidentiality of a man who said he was sexually abused by a popular priest when he certified to other church officials that the priest was fit to work with children. Bishop Michael Hoeppner of the Diocese of Crookston is the subject of a Vatican-ordered investigation into whether he…