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Turkey Smashes Through Windshield of Vehicle On Interstate 94 Near Barnesville

The driver only has minor cuts from flying glass

Barnesville Police Department Facebook Page 1/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/3 Show Caption Hide Caption BARNESVILLE, MN — Police in Barnesville say a turkey might have been “looking for love in all the wrong places” during breeding season. The bird crashed through the windshield of a vehicle on I-94 just before noon. They say the driver…

Kayaker Rescued After Late Night Venture Down Swollen Red River In Grand Forks

A water rescue team found 19-year-old Trevor Binstock of Grand Forks on a tree limb

GRAND FORKS, ND — A teen venturing out on the swollen Red River in a kayak is rescued after the boat capsizes in Grand Forks. A water rescue team found 19-year-old Trevor Binstock of Grand Forks on a tree limb in the river just before midnight. He told authorities he launched his kayak to get a look at the river, but…

Dilworth Police Officer Hurt in Head-On Crash, Returns to Shift

DILWORTH, Minn. – A Dilworth Police officer is the definition of dedication. Officer Elias Hoversten’s squad car was hit head–on. He went to the hospital and then returned to work. Chief Ty Sharpe says Officer Hoversten suffered a twisted arm, cracked neck, hurt his knee and received chemical burns. On its Facebook page, the department says “They build them tough in…

Valley City Man Arrested After Allegedly Terrorizing Employees At A Business

No one was hurt

VALLEY CITY, ND — A Valley City man is facing charges after a terrorizing incident in the city. Twenty-seven-year-old Zachary Kline was arrested after allegedly terrorizing two employees at a business in the 100 block of Main Street East. Police arrived around 2 a.m. and found one employee running away and took that person into protective custody. The other worker was…

Viral Facebook Post Turns Out To Be Misunderstanding, Post Since Deleted

Woman Had Claimed Man Took Picture of Her Daughter at Best Buy In Fargo

FARGO, ND — A post on Facebook that went viral after a mother thought a man had taken a picture of her daughter at Best Buy in Fargo without her permission is just a misunderstanding. She posted pictures of the man and two other men he was with at the store on Saturday on social media with a warning to watch…

Sioux Falls Police Say They’ve Solved 38-Year-Old Homicide of Newborn Baby

Theresa BentaasSIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Sioux Falls Police say they have solved a cold case homicide dating back to 1981. On February 28th, 1981, a newborn baby boy was found wrapped in a blanket in a ditch near East 26th Street and Sycamore Avenue. An autopsy revealed the baby died from exposure to cold temperatures. Police say they received few tips…

St. Paul school alerts parents after sex offender found on bus

SAINT PAUL, Minn. – (FOX 9) – A registered sex offender is facing charges after he snuck onto a St. Paul school bus Thursday in Minneapolis, according to a letter sent to parents. According to the letter from Chelsea Heights Elementary School, students took a field trip to the Walker Art Center on Feb. 28. During the ride home, “an unknown man was…

Police called to check on cardboard cutout of MyPillow CEO

JORDAN, Minn. – Police officers in Jordan, Minnesota are called to check on the welfare of a man standing motionless outside in the cold not wearing a coat and hugging a pillow. Officers found out it wasn’t a man at all. It was a cardboard cutout of MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell. The police department says “the caller was not wanting to…