Rothsay

Rothsay Public School bomb threat deemed not credible

Courtesy: Rothsay Public SchoolROTHSAY, Minn. (KVRR) – The Rothsay School District says nothing was found while law enforcement was investigating a bomb threat at a school on Wednesday. Superintendent Wade Johnson says he was told around 12:20 PM a note was found in an elementary bathroom saying “the bomb’s going off at 1 pm.” The Wilkin County Sheriff’s Office was…

Snow covered roads causing slippery driving in MN

aprilsnow3 aprilsnow2 aprilsnow1 ROTHSAY, MN (KVRR) – Minnesota State Patrol are responding to several rollover crashes, spin outs & jackknifed semis. MNSP says several motorists are driving too fast for obvious slippery conditions. A semi on I94 near exit 15 went into the ditch, no one was injured. MNSP says please move over to give us room. Categories: Local News,…

3 semis and 1 vehicle stuck in median on I-94

I-94 just west of Rothsay, the wind is making parts of the road disappear.

Near Rothsay, MN (KVRR) – Minnesota State Patrol is warning drivers to stay cautious as they drive through blizzard conditions. There are several areas of reduced visibility creating problems. I-94 just west of Rothsay, the wind is making parts of the road disappear. MPS is reporting that three semis and a vehicle are in the median. There are no injuries….

I-94 open again after semi crash near Rothsay

CRASH 5/28/2020 CRASH 5/28/2020 Crash 5/28/2021 ROTHSAY, Minn. (KVRR) The Minnesota State Patrol closed westbound I-94 for several hours Friday morning after a semi rolled over near Rothsay. Sgt. Jesse Grabow says there were no injuries. Traffic was being detoured at exit 38.  The crash is being in investigated.       Categories: Local News, Minnesota News Tags: crash, I-94,…

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…

Rothsay, NDSU Athletics Mourn Passing of Jordan Aaberg

Passed away at 29 after collapsing at home

ROTHSAY, Minn. — North Dakota State Athletics and the Rothsay community mourn the loss of former basketball player, Jordan Aaberg, who passed away unexpectedly this morning collapsing at his home. He was just 29. Aaberg was a standout for the Tigers averaging a double-double his senior season. Leading them to their first little eight conference championship  in 13 years. With…

Minnesota High School Basketball Roundup; DGF, Detroit Lakes, Park Christian Win

Rebels, Lakers, and Falcons All Come Out On Top

FARGO, ND – There was no shortage of High School Basketball in Minnesota tonight with many teams in action getting their seasons underway . A few games featured wins of 20 points or more. Hawley, 49, Detroit, 69 Lake Park-Audubon, 49, Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton, 77 Park Christian, 77, Rothsay, 50 Categories: High School Tags: Detroit Lakes Basketball, DGF, DGF Basketball, HAWLEY, Hawley…

Three Men Arrested During Sex Trafficking Sting In Mahnomen

They were taken into custody as they arrived at an arranged meeting place for a sexual encounter

MAHNOMEN, MN — Three Minnesota men were arrested Friday in Mahnomen during a sex trafficking sting by TRUST: the Tribes United Against Sex Trafficking Task Force. Arrested were 46-year-old Steven Bergren of Lake Park, 35-year-old Shane Lehn of Rothsay and 59-year-old Michael Skjerven of Thief River Falls. The men arranged to meet investigators who were posing as sex trafficking victims…

Six People Hurt In Crash By Rothsay, Driver Arrested

Kerry Gee of Gary, Indiana was arrested for impaired driving

ROTHSAY, MN — Six people, including four young children, were hurt in a crash Monday afternoon near Rothsay. The driver, 52-year-old Kerry Gee of Gary, Indiana, was arrested for impaired driving, pending the results of a blood test. Minnesota State Patrol says just before 2 p.m. near Rothsay, a car was eastbound on I-94 when it went off the road, struck…

Man Hurt When Trench Collapses On His Farm

David Simmer was working on laying water lines in the bottom of the trench

WILKIN COUNTY, Minn. — A man was hurt after a trench collapsed on him near Rothsay, Minnesota. Wilkin County Sheriff’s Office got a 911 call around 11 this morning from a rural farmstead. They say 36-year-old David Simmer was working on laying water lines in the bottom of the trench on his farm when the ground gave way. He was…