Stunning Mural Going Up For Concordia’s Christmas Concert Series

1/1 Show Caption Hide Caption MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) — A stunning mural is being applied to 44 wood panels that will be the visual centerpiece of Concordia College’s Christmas Concert. It was designed by muralist Paul Johnson of Pelican Rapids, Minnesota who started working on the design back in June. This year’s theme is “…And Glory Shone Around”. Nearly 300…

Social Distancing: The Giant Statue Tour

A Giant Tour Of Giant Statues In Minnesota

Do you want to explore, do something epic, and run into practically no one while you’re doing it? Lakes County has a ridiculous number of crazy roadside statues towering over highways, lakes, and other random places. And it’s about the perfect social distancing activity because no one is around these works of art. So I went and saw as many…

Nearly Nude Modeling Session Along Highway 108 Stopped

OTTER TAIL CO., Minn. — An unusual call for state troopers on Highway 108 east of Pelican Rapids. Two females were attempting some nearly nude modeling and photography on the side of the road. One was covered in blue paint and just partially clothed. No citations were issued but the state trooper advised the pair on the dangers of standing…

Arrest made in Otter Tail County bridge fire

Courtesy: KFGO 1/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/3 Show Caption Hide Caption   NEAR PELICAN RAPIDS, Minn. – An arrest is made in a bridge fire investigation in Otter Tail County. The Sheriff’s Office says a fire that heavily damaged a bridge that crosses Star Lake east of Pelican Rapids is being investigated as arson….

Class 8AA Minnesota Girls Basketball Chip Set

Pelican Rapids defeated Hawley while Fergus Falls topped Roseau

MOORHEAD, MN – The Minnesota Class 8AA Girls Basketball Semifinals saw Pelican Rapids take down Hawley 51-42 and Fergus Falls roll past Roseau 89-59. Both games took place at Williams Arena on the campus of Concordia College. The Vikings and Otters will play in the title game on Friday at 7:00pm. Categories: High School, Top Sports Headlines Tags: 2020 Section…

MN High School Football Section Finals Roundup

Barnesville, Underwood, Moorhead, Rocori took home wins on Friday

FARGO, N.D. — Section Championship games continued in Minnesota High School football: Section 8AA: Barnesville 65, Pelican Rapids 14 Section 6A: Breckenridge 18, Underwood 44 Section 8AAAA: Detroit Lakes 6, Rocori 14 Section 8AAAAA: Moorhead 17, Bemidji 14 Categories: High School, KVRR Sports Extra, Top Sports Headlines Tags: BARNESVILLE, BEMIDJI, breckenridge, Detroit Lakes, High School Football, KVRR Sports Extra, moorhead,…

Pelican Rapids Area Farmer Buried in Grain Bin Rescued Without Injury

The man was given oxygen while still trapped but came out unharmed.

PELICAN RAPIDS, M.N.–Some luck and good training saved the life of a farmer trapped at the bottom of a bin, buried by hundreds of bushels of ground corn at a farm just south of Pelican Rapids. Fire Chief Trevor Steeves says the victim was cleaning out a plugged feed line when he tripped a sensor, which flooded the bin with…

Pelican Rapids Woman To Plead Guilty To Embezzling From Fargo Rental Company

Federal prosecutors say Mickey Haarstad stole between $500,000 and $1.5 million from Campbell Properties

FARGO, ND — A Pelican Rapids, Minnesota woman has agreed to plead guilty to embezzling large amounts of money from a Fargo property management company. Federal prosecutors say Mickey Haarstad stole between $500,000 and $1.5 million from Campbell Properties. She faces a maximum of 30 years in prison and a $500,000 fine, but prosecutors plan to ask for a sentence at…

Fire At Hillside Apartments in Pelican Rapids

Firefighters responded on Monday morning

PELICAN RAPIDS, MN — Fire has heavily damaged the Hillside Apartments in Pelican Rapids. Firefighters from Pelican Rapids and Vergas were called to the fire Monday morning. No one was hurt. The state fire marshal’s office is investigating the cause. Categories: Local News, Minnesota News Tags: Fire, HILLSIDE APARTMENTS, minnesota, PELICAN RAPIDS, Vergas

Federal Charges Added Against Kidnapping And Sexual Assault Suspect

The convicted felon had a 12-gauge shotgun during the crime

FERGUS FALLS, MN — A federal indictment has charged 39-year-old Anthony Randklev of Pelican Rapids with illegally possessing a firearm. The charge is the result of a July 22 incident in which Randklev is already charged with kidnapping and sexually assaulting a rural Fergus Falls woman. The convicted felon had a 12-gauge shotgun during the crime. He faces a mandatory minimum…