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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….

Three-year-old dies in Breckenridge

BRECKENRIDGE, Minn. – Police are investigating the death of a three-year-old in Breckenridge. Authorities responded to an emergency call of a child not breathing at the Manor Apartments on Tuesday. First responders used CPR which was not successful. Breckenridge Police say there was no identifiable cause of death, and the child has been taken to the Ramsey County Medical Examiner’s Office…

Feds rejected Rodriguez offer to plead guilty to avoid death penalty

Alfonso RodriguezRead the letter by clicking here FARGO (KFGO) – Alfonso Rodriguez Jr., the man on death row for the 2003 kidnapping and murder of University of North Dakota student Dru Sjodin, told federal prosecutors that he wanted to plead guilty to avoid the possibility of being sentenced to death. The information is in a letter obtained by KFGO News…

Dakota Co. Judge nominated as next U.S. Attorney of MN

Erica MacDonaldWASHINGTON, DC – President Trump has nominated Minnesota Judge Erica MacDonald to be the state’s next U.S. Attorney. MacDonald has been a Dakota County Judge since 2009. She also has eight years of experience as Minnesota’s Assistant U.S. Attorney. Senator Amy Klobuchar calls MacDonald “A dedicated public servant who is well–qualified to serve as Minnesota’s next U.S. Attorney.” MacDonald’s…

Dilworth man sentenced for carjacking

Michael Jaime plead guilty

A Dilworth man has been sentenced to more than nine years in prison after pleaded guilty for an armed carjacking. 28–year–old Michael Jaime stole a car at gunpoint at a Sioux Falls truck stop in July of 2016. Later that day, he fled from officers in Moorhead but the chase ended when speeds reached 140 miles per hour. The car…

Tim Pawlenty joins the campaign for MN Governor

The Republican was Governor from 2003-2011

EAGAN, Minn. – Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty is running for his old job. In an announcement video on his campaign website, Pawlenty said he’s the right man to become the state’s top executive. “I have the strength and the experience to solve problems and bring us together. My top priority will be to put those in the middle –…

Wife Wanted In Connection With Husband’s Murder

Authorities are looking for 56-year-old Lois Riess who is known to frequent casinos.

BLOOMING PRAIRIE, MN — An arrest warrant has been issued for a Blooming Prairie, Minnesota woman being sought as a person of interest in her husband’s murder. Authorities are looking for 56-year-old Lois Riess who is known to frequent casinos. Investigators believe that Lois transferred nearly $10,000 from her husband’s business account after he was killed. David Riess died of…

Father Confirms Body of Missing MN Woman has been found

Red Lake Law Enforcement along with the FBI and numerous other agencies have been looking for the 27-year-old since late January.

PONEMAH, MN —  The father of Amy Dow confirms that the body of the missing member of Red Lake Nation, has been found. He tells KVRR Local News that the discovery was not far from her home in Ponemah, Minnesota. Red Lake Law Enforcement along with the FBI and numerous other agencies have been looking for the 27-year-old since late January. To this…

Park Rapids Resort A Total Loss After Fire

On The Vacationaire Resort Facebook page, the owners say, "Our hotel is a total loss after a devastating fire. We are just thankful that all the people inside are going to be ok!".

1/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/3 Show Caption Hide Caption PARK RAPIDS, MN — The owners of a Park Rapids, MN resort say their hotel is destroyed by fire. On The Vacationaire Resort Facebook page, the owners say, “Our hotel is a total loss after a devastating fire. We are just thankful that all the people…

Baby Born In Essentia Parking Lot

Danielle and Paul Harless, of Halstad, MN, made it as far as the Essentia Health-Fargo parking lot when Signe was born.

FARGO, ND — Little Signe Marie Harless will have a unique story to tell about how she entered the world. Danielle and Paul Harless, of Halstad, MN, made it as far as the Essentia Health-Fargo parking lot when Signe was born. Mom gave birth in the back of a farm truck. She was born at 9:32 p.m. on February 1,…