MN

UPDATE: One person dead after tornado in Otter Tail County

1/3 Courtesy: Jon Johnson Show Caption Hide Caption 2/3 Courtesy: Jon Johnson Show Caption Hide Caption 3/3 Courtesy: Jon Johnson Show Caption Hide Caption UPDATE: One person has died and two people are hurt after a tornado near Dalton, Minnesota. For about 30 minutes just after 5:00 Wednesday night, the storm ripped its way across the fields out here and…

Non-profit CEO wants more black teachers in Moorhead

MOORHEAD, Minn. – Moorhead’s Human Rights Commission holds two meetings Wednesday to hear from the community on how to make the city a more inclusive place. The panel and community members discussed the possibility of getting a community liaison officer. They would reach out to new Americans and hear issues they deal with and bring it to the city’s attention….

Spuds win! Moorhead takes home MSHSL Nickname Challenge Championship

MINNESOTA – Even though it’s the offseason for high school sports, Moorhead has something to celebrate. A huge Minnesota thanks to John Millea for creating the MSHSL Nickname Challenge. John deserves “One Shining Moment”@MSHSLjohn pic.twitter.com/8Jx9hrh2eX — Moorhead Orchestra (@MoorheadOrch) July 1, 2020 The Spuds have been mashed every once and a while, but they just can’t be beat in this…

Barnesville is getting a makeover

BARNESVILLE, Minn. – Barnesville is working on a $2.5 million housing unit on the east side of the city. The Del Acres Gilbertson Third Addition will feature 58 large building lots. The project is set to be finished in September. Near that addition are seven new homes under construction. Contractors are also working on a $27 million expansion at Barnesville’s elementary…

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…

Nature Of The North Reopens in Moorhead

The store is a hub for all things nature.

MOORHEAD, Minn.- Nature of the North is the first retail rock climbing and bouldering outlet in the metro. They’ll plan a perfect outdoor trip for your group. Due to COVID-19, they weren’t able to do the grand opening they were hoping for. They say the support and patience from the community has made the wait worth it. The store opened on…

Moorhead’s All Star Bowl & Northsiders bar to close

MOORHEAD, Minn. – A 20-year old business will soon close it’s doors for the final time. All Star Bowl and its bar Northsiders has begun the process of permanently closing. The owner hopes it’s notable features such as human foosball and various memorabilia can find new homes after the venue closes its doors The owner says COVID-19 closing had little…

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…

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…