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Fargo woman dies in crash near Fergus Falls

A Fargo woman has been identified as the victim of a deadly crash near Fergus Falls. The Minnesota State Patrol says 26–year–old Rachel Tso died after her pickup was rear–ended by a semi on Interstate 94 Friday. Both vehicles then entered the Hansel Lake Rest Stop and the pickup caught fire. The truck driver wasn’t seriously hurt. Categories: Local News…

Austin Erickson

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Austin grew up in the small town of Albany, Minnesota. He got his first job in broadcasting at his hometown radio station AM 1150 KASM where he read farm markets and the weather, and enjoyed picking the music at The Polka Station of the Nation. Austin then went to study Mass Communications/Journalism and Political Science at Augsburg College in Minneapolis….

Bill matching state & federal tax codes passes MN House

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The Minnesota House has passed a bill matching the state’s tax code with new federal tax cuts. The GOP-backed proposal that cleared the House Monday includes modest income tax rate cuts for more than two million Minnesotans and a slight increase to the standard deduction. But it would also cause slight tax increases for some…

City of Moorhead Tries To Cut Down On Crashes on Center Ave.

MOORHEAD, Minn. – People got the chance give their two cents on changes to the Center Avenue Corridor from the Red River to Eighth Street in Moorhead on Wednesday. Currently, there are two lanes in each direction. One option for the project would include adding a third left turn lane to reduce the possibility of crashes. Others include simply doing a…

Missing Lengby man’s body found

The body of a missing Lengby, MN man has been found. The Polk County Sheriff’s Office says Benjamin Widseth’s body has been found at an undisclosed location. He was last seen around three o’clock Sunday morning at a house North of Lengby. Authorities say a shotgun was missing from that home. Widseth’s body has been taken to the University of…

Fugitive Lois Riess arrested in Texas

SOUTH PADRE, TX (KMSP) – Fugitive Lois Riess was arrested Thursday evening in South Padre Island, Texas, according to a spokesperson for the U.S. Marshal Service, ending a nearly month-long manhunt for the Minnesota woman. She is believed to have killed her husband, David Riess, in Blooming Prairie last month. Authorities have also connected her to the murder of Pamela Hutchinson, 59,…

Missing DGF School Board Member found in Ada

Richard Hanson was reported missing on April 6th

ADA, Minn. – The Clay County Sheriff’s Office says missing Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton School Board Member Richard Hanson has been located. Authorities say he was found in Ada by the Norman County Sheriff’s Office. The 49–year–old Felton man was reported missing last week after his family hadn’t heard from him since April 6th. He has been reunited with his family. Tags: ADA, Clay…

Charges Filed In Double Homicide in Rural Perham

21 year old William Lynn Hillman is charged in the death of two individuals in rural Perham, MN.

1/1 Show Caption Hide Caption **UPDATE** PERHAM, MN — 21 year old William Lynn Hillman is charged in the death of two individuals in rural Perham, MN. Hillman, of Pine River, is in custody on 2 charges of 2nd degree homicide. The Otter Tail County Sheriff’s office says victim information will be released by the medical examiner after positive identification has been…

MN Senator Tina Smith introduces broadband bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senator Tina Smith has introduced the Community Connect Grant Program Act to connect Minnesotans and Americans to one another. She says in order to do that everyone must have access to affordable and reliable broadband services. This bill would create access to facilities to deploy broadband service, modernize minimum speed and keep pace with 21st century needs….