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Travel picking up despite COVID-19 spikes in some states

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Despite COVID-19 spikes in some states, a local travel agent says business has been picking up slightly with more people taking trips. Tod Ganje with Travel Incorporated in Moorhead says the main reasons people are traveling again are to see family and for business. He says more people are planning their vacation trips in advance for the…

Trump campaign to open Moorhead office Saturday

MOORHEAD, Minn. – The Trump Campaign is opening an office in Moorhead on Saturday, June 27th and holding a MAGA Meet-Up. The office is at 2921 South Frontage road and the event begins at 1:30 PM. Guests include MNGOP Chairwoman Jennifer Carnahan, Minnesota Senate candidate Jason Lewis, congressional candidate Michelle Fischbach and North Dakota Senator Kevin Cramer. The event will gather…

Sen. Klobuchar Says Marches Are “A Moment In Time Like No Other”

Klobuchar says an important piece to adressing the issue is making sure we have economic justice in the country.

WASHINGTON, D.C – Minnesota Democratic Senator Amy Klobuchar says this is not an issue only affecting big cities like Minneapolis or New York, but many locations across the nation, including the F-M metro, that want to see a change in policing. Klobuchar acknowledges the good police officers, but says there are also people within police departments that don’t meet the…

Search for Missing Traverse County Man

WHEATON, MN — The Traverse County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in finding a missing man. Terry Lee McCoy, 68, was last seen at his home in Wheaton, MN around 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 17. McCoy is 6 feet tall, 250 pounds with gray (bald on top) and blue eyes. The Sheriff says he may have…

Man arrested in Crookston after wielding knife

CROOKSTON, Minn. – Police responded to a child custody dispute at around 10:00 Friday morning. According to the police report, 24-year-old Benjamin Strom was upset for not being allowed to see his daughter. Around 40 minutes after he was trespassed from 137 Marine Avenue, police received a call about a man on that street with a knife. They believe Strom…

Alzheimer’s Association Celebrates The Longest Day Awareness Day

Each year, the Association sheds a light on Alzheimer's and dementia on the Summer Solstice.

FARGO, N.D. — Saturday night cities across Minnesota and North Dakota will be lighting up with purple lights as the Alzheimer’s Association celebrates The Longest Day. Each year, the Association sheds a light on Alzheimer’s and dementia on the Summer Solstice. The Longest Day is the day with the most light so as the Association says, “It’s the day we…

Dilworth State Rep. Paul Marquart votes against MN Police Accountability Act

SAINT PAUL, Minn. – State Rep. Paul Marquart of Dilworth is the only House Democrat to vote against a police reform bill. Marquart calls the death of George Floyd inhuman and atrocius. He agrees the officers in that case should be prosecuted. However, he feels the Minnesota Police Accountability Act is too broad. It requires the Attorney General’s office to…

“Gotham City on steroids” Alexandria Republican describes law enforcement being eliminated

SAINT PAUL, Minn. – State Representative Mary Franson of Alexandria tried to amend the proposed Minnesota Police Accountability Act Thursday night to prevent cities and towns from disbanding their police departments. The Republican referenced a movement within the Minneapolis City Council to do so. Groups in other cities want to defund police by shifting some money from law enforcement’s budgets…

House considering DFL police bills, GOP: “we passed five”

SAINT PAUL, Minn. – As Gov. Tim Walz pushes for police reforms, Minnesota’s House is considering DFL-backed criminal justice and police accountability bills. They include things Senate Republicans oppose like giving the Attorney General control over police killing investigations and overhauling the police arbitration process. Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka plans the Legislature to adjourn the special session on Friday….