South Dakota

Minnesota woman pleads guilty to raping young boy

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – A Minnesota woman has pleaded guilty to raping a young boy in South Dakota. Thirty-year-old Kelsie Krueger pleaded guilty to felony rape in Brookings County. She faces up to 40 years in prison. According to court documents, Krueger assaulted the boy between Jan. 2012 and Dec. 2013, when he was 2-4 years old. She was originally…

Small earthquake felt in northern South Dakota

BOWDLE, S.D. – The U.S. Geological Survey says it detected a small earthquake in northern South Dakota late Tuesday night. The USGS says the earthquake just before midnight registered at 3.2 on the Richter Scale, which is just above the threshold for feeling a tremor. The agency says three people within 15 miles of the epicenter near Bowdle reported feeling…

MN governor would like to see mask mandate in ND & SD

After announcing bars & restaurants will close at 10 every night starting Friday, @GovTimWalz is concerned Minnesotans will go to ND & SD. He’d like to see both states get mask mandates. Walz also praises Gov @DougBurgum for what he’s done with testing and contact tracing apps. pic.twitter.com/zyrJPNDib4 — Austin Erickson (@AEricksonKVRR) November 10, 2020 MINNESOTA – After announcing bars…

COVID-19 Cases Continue To Rapidly Rise In Our 3-State Region

Minnesota has another 2,217 COVID-19 cases and 18 more deaths. In our region, the dead include a Pennington County person in their early 70’s and a Beltrami County person in their late 70’s. 13 of the deaths come from long-term care facilities. The state has now surpassed 150,000 positive cases since the start of the pandemic and nearly 2,500 deaths….

South Dakota breaks daily virus case record

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – South Dakota has broken its record for new coronavirus infections reported in one day as 1,560 people tested positive. The new virus cases brought the number of cases statewide to 13,520, according to the Department of Health. That means that roughly one out of every 65 people currently has an active infection. The Department of Health…

30 More COVID-19 Deaths Reported In Three State Region

Minnesota has 17 more COVID-19 deaths and more than 1,700 new cases of the virus. The majority of the deaths are in southern Minnesota with one up north in St. Louis County. The positivity rate remains nearly unchanged at 5.1% due to an increase in testing. These maps show the positive cases by county since the pandemic began. The death…

COVID-19 Numbers for Sunday, October 11, 2020

Minnesota has 10 more COVID-19 deaths and 1,450 new positive cases. All of the deaths come from southern Minnesota in people 45 and older. Three lived in assisted living facilities, while seven lived in private residences. North Dakota records 3 more COVID-19 deaths and another 640 positive cases. The deaths include two men and a woman, all over 70 with…

COVID-19 Cases Continue To Rise In Region

Minnesota Department of Health reporting 1,077 new cases of the coronavirus. The state has 4 additional deaths including one person who lived in long term care. Minnesota has surpassed 2,000 COVID-19 deaths since the start of the pandemic. More than 1,400 of the deaths coming from nursing homes or similar facilities. South Dakota Department of Health reports 412 new cases…

Minnesota’s One-Day COVID-19 Positive Cases Is A Record: 1,318

Minnesota has a new single day high for COVID-19 cases: 1,318. The state now tops 90,000 positive COVID-19 tests since the pandemic began. There are two more deaths in Hennepin and St. Louis counties. A total of 248 people are currently hospitalized. There are 123 patients in intensive care, down nearly a dozen since Saturday. North Dakota now has a…

Sargent County Rancher Finds Innovative Ways To Sell Her Products

Block's sales includes steaks, ground beef, and brisket

HAVANA, N.D. — Lacey Block is a sixth generation cattle rancher from Havana, North Dakota, south of Fargo in Sargent County. “It kind of just runs in our blood and there’s nothing else we want to do in this world,” said Lacey Block. She says in September of last year, she started to see that the amount of time and…