PELICAN RAPIDS

New Details Released On Abduction and Arrest In Otter Tail County

According to the Sheriff at around 1:50 p.m. Sunday, Anthony Randklev was armed as he entered an unlocked door into the home of Amber Simonson.

FERGUS FALLS, MN — The Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office released new details on the kidnapping of a Fergus Falls woman. According to the Sheriff at around 1:50 p.m. Sunday, Anthony Randklev was armed as he entered an unlocked door into the home of Amber Simonson. Randklev forced Simonson into his vehicle. Simonson’s four children were home at the time…

Moorhead School Board Picks Final 6 Candidates for Superintendent

Two Moorhead Public Area School Employees Are In The Running

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The interim superintendent for Moorhead Public Schools has made the final six. Brandon Lunak is among the school board’s six finalists for the position. The others include Moorhead’s Assistant Superintendent of Learning Melissa Eidsness and superintendents from Pelican Rapids, Long Prairie, Worthington and Cold Spring. They were among 18 applicants to fill the job vacated by the…

NTSB: Witness Describes Plane Sounded Like “A Terrible Racket” Before Crashing in Moorhead

The plane struck a light pole near an Interstate 94 weigh station before crashing into a field

YAGGIE-image YAGGIE CRASH 1 YAGGIE CRASH II YAGGIE CRASH III YAGGIE CRASH IV YAGGIE CRASH V YAGGIE CRASH VI MOORHEAD, Minn. — A vintage airplane that crashed last summer was obviously in distress when it went down and killed the pilot near the Moorhead airport. That is according to witness reports given to the NTSB in its final report on…

Moorhead Man Injured in Rollover Crash Near Pelican Rapids

They say Arion was not wearing a seat belt and that alcohol is a factor in the crash

  PELICAN RAPIDS, Minn. — A Moorhead man is hurt after a crash near Pelican Rapids. Authorities say 28-year-old Brandon Arion was taken to a hospital in Fargo with non-life threatening injuries. They say Arion rolled his pickup into the ditch on the west side of County Road 113 west of Pelican Rapids at about 3:30 this morning. They say…

Community Gathers in Pelican Rapids for Meeting on Star Lake Casino Project

Nearly 300 people gathered at Pelican Rapids High School to voice their opinions and concerns about the proposed project

PELICAN RAPIDS, Minn. — We first brought the story about the Shooting Star Casino proposing a new casino project back in February. Otter Tail County officials are seeking public input in their decision to approve the project. Nearly 300 people gathered at Pelican Rapids High School to voice their opinions and concerns about the proposed project. The meeting was meant…

Star Lake Casino: Environmental Assessment Public Hearing This Week

Many property owners in the area are opposed to the Star Lake Resort and Casino proposed by the White Earth Nation

  OTTER TAIL COUNTY, Minn. — A packed house is expected Thursday night for an informational meeting about a controversial casino proposal on a lake east of Pelican Rapids. Many property owners in the area are opposed to the Star Lake Resort and Casino proposed by the White Earth Nation. This week’s public hearing will discuss a recently completed Environmental…