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Gov. Walz says DHS Resignations Are Nothing Controversial

MINNESOTA – Gov. Tim Walz speaks out on the resignations of three top Human Services officials. Two of which rescinded them. The Democrat says there’s no controversy. Deputy Commissioners Chuck Johnson and Claire Wilson announced they were stepping down last week. DHS Commissioner Tony Lourey suddenly resigned Monday. Afterwards, Johnson and Wilson said they were no longer resigning. Walz says…

Level III Sex Offender Now in Moorhead

MOORHEAD, Minn. – A level three sex offender moves to Moorhead. Police say Richard Folden is moving to the area of 1st Avenue and 21st Street South. Police say he has sexually assaulted young girls and teens who knew him. They say he used threats to gain the victims’ cooperation. Categories: Crime, Minnesota News Tags: minnesota, MN, moorhead, Richard Folden

Flights cancelled, delayed at MSP Airport due to severe weather

MINNEAPOLIS (FOX 9) – Over 120 flights have been delayed and another five have been cancelled at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport Monday night due to severe weather. Departing flights were delayed an average of 50 minutes Monday, according to Flight Aware. All inbound flights were grounded at their origin until 8 p.m. due to the storm. For flights already airborne…

LIVE: A Party To Celebrate Ag

Celebration Of All Things Ag Coming To Mentor, MN

  Agriculture is the #1 industry in our region. The Northern Crops Institute thinks that’s worthy of a celebration. They group is partnering with multiple local commodity groups for the first Red River Valley Ag Leadership Celebration. Northern Crops Institute Director Mark Jirik joined the morning show to tell us about all the fun. He says despite a rough growing…

MN State Chancellor Promotes Millions of Dollars in Scholarships Available in Moorhead Visit

MOORHEAD, Minn. – The Chancellor of the Minnesota State system stops by M State in Moorhead to tout a scholarship program for students looking for jobs in high demand areas. In the latest legislative session, $7 million was added to the program. It looks to combat the state’s workforce shortage in fields like healthcare, I.T., manufacturing and agriculture. “If the…

MN Overdose Drops 17% From 2017 to 2018

MINNESOTA – The North Star State saw a big drop in drug overdose deaths in 2018. Preliminary statewide data shows that overdose deaths dropped 17% from 733 in 2017 to 607 last year. Officials say the numbers are promising, but that overdose deaths remain at historic highs and more work needs to be done to prevent and treat substance abuse….

Strongmen Show Off Viking Strength in Moorhead for HISTORY Show

MOORHEAD, Minn –¬†Four of the world’s strongest men want to figure out if they’re as strong as Vikings. What’s a better place to test their might than Minnesota? It’s all part of the History Channel show The Strongest Man in History. Courtesy: HISTORY Four-time World’s Strongest Man champion Brian Shaw pulled a Viking ship weighing 12,000 pounds in the Hjemkomst…

Drug Bust Puts 2 Adults In Jail and 3 Children In Protective Custody

Officers found both methamphetamine and cocaine inside the apartment that were clearly packaged for sales.

MOORHEAD, MN — A narcotics search warrant was conducted this week that lead to charges for two adults and protective placement of three children, including one that required hospitalization. On Tuesday, June 25, 2019, a narcotics search warrant was executed at 1119 19th Street S, Moorhead. The warrant was conducted by members of the Lakes to River Drug & Violent…