MN

Gov. Mark Dayton’s Visit To Dilworth Elementary Wednesday Canceled

Bad weather in Washington D.C. has delayed his flight home

DILWORTH, Minn. – Gov. Mark Dayton was going to stop by Dilworth Elementary School Wednesday. But bad weather in Washington D.C. has delayed his flight home so his trips to Dilworth and Duluth have been called off. While visiting students at Bruce Vento Elementary in St. Paul last Thursday, Gov. Mark Dayton vetoed a tax bill saying he believes it…

Funding for NW MN Projects Hang in the Balance as Gov. Dayton Considers Signing or Vetoing Tax & Budget Bills

ST. PAUL, Minn. – The Minnesota Legislature wrapped up their session Sunday night and many questions are still unanswered. If Gov. Mark Dayton doesn’t sign a tax bill, which sync’s Minnesota’s tax code with the federal Republican law, it would create a complex filing season next year. Vetoing a budget bill would not give schools money to improve security. The…

Father and Son Die After Their Kayak Overturns in Hubbard County

HART LAKE TOWNSHIP, Minn. – A four-year-old boy and his father, both of Northwood, Iowa, are dead after kayaking on a lake about 20 miles Southeast of Bemidji. The Hubbard County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call around 1:30 Saturday about an overturned kayak on Hart Lake and the two people inside didn’t resurface. Authorities say first responders found the boy…

Update: Ada fire ruled accidental, cause unknown

1/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/4 Courtesy: Ted Aanenson Show Caption Hide Caption 3/4 Courtesy: Ted Aanenson Show Caption Hide Caption 4/4 Courtesy: Ted Aanenson Show Caption Hide Caption ADA, Minn. (KFGO) – One home was destroyed and another heavily damaged by fire in Ada Sunday. Shortly after 11:30 a.m., Ada firefighters were called to the 505 Clover Lane. A…

Rep. Peterson & Rep. Cramer React to House Failing to Pass a Farm Bill

WASHINGTON, DC – The House fails to pass the Farm Bill as Republicans couldn’t get support from some Freedom Caucus Members. The group threatened to withhold their votes to get their way on an unrelated immigration issue. The measure addressed several issues like conservation, livestock disaster programs and farm loans. The top Democrat on the House Agriculture Committee, Minnesota Congressman Collin…

Moorhead’s Police Chief Set To Retire in July

MOORHEAD, Minn. After a 40 year career in law enforcement, Moorhead’s Police Chief announces it’s time for him to retire. David Ebinger first served as an officer in Little Rock, Arkansas for 28 years. He was hired as the Chief of Moorhead’s Police Department 12 years ago. He says one of the reasons he took the job is because his…

Sen. Heidi Heitkamp Supports Gina Haspel’s CIA Director Nomination

Sen. Heidi Heitkamp meeting with CIA Director Nominee Gina Haspel (Courtesy: Sen. Heidi Heitkamp’s office)Washington, DC – Democratic North Dakota Sen. Heidi Heitkamp will join her Republican colleague, Sen. John Hoeven in voting in favor of Gina Haspel becoming the country’s first female CIA Director. In a statement, Heitkamp says after meeting with Haspel and other intelligence leaders, she has…