Fatal fire in rural Clay County, MN

They discovered a body in the debris and has has been transported to the Ramsey County Medical Examiners Office for positive identification.

CLAY COUNTY, MN – Fire officials in Clay County, MN find a body after fighting a structure fire. Just after 1:00 p.m. on Saturday the Clay County Sheriff’s Office along with multiple departments responded to a fire call at 26627 43rd Avenue North in rural Clay County. The departments found a single family residence fully engulfed in flames. They believed…

Mobile Food Pantry Stops Planned For September 28

Hawley, Ulen, Felton, Glyndon, Moorhead and Dilworth

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) —┬áMore mobile food pantry stops are scheduled next Tuesday in Hawley, Ulen, Felton, Glyndon, Moorhead and Dilworth. Great Plains Food Bank Mobile Food Pantry will be carrying fresh vegetables, bakery items and boxed goods when it makes stops in each community on Tuesday, September 28. Anyone in need of food assistance is welcome to attend and receive…

Train Derails Near Ulen

BNSF is aware of the incident.

ULEN, Minn.–A train derailed South of Ulen along Highway 32 early Monday morning. There were 114-grain cars on the train. The wheels on a few of the cars came off the rails causing the grain they were carrying to spill. BNSF crews reported to the scene to get the cars back on the track and clean-up the grain that spilled….

Authorities Identify Hawley Man After Fatal Crash in Becker County

The crash happened just before noon on Sunday

  BECKER COUNTY, Minn. — One person was killed in a two vehicle crash in Becker County. The sheriff’s office says 68-year old Todd Mikulecky of Hawley died at the scene of the collision at the intersection of County Roads 7 and 16, about 6 miles east of Ulen. The crash happened just before noon on Sunday. Three people in…

Governor Dayton Declaring Disasters in Clay, Becker and Norman Counties

Clay County had over $200,000 in damage from storms in June

  MINNESOTA — Governor Dayton is declaring a disaster in Clay, Becker and Norman counties after severe weather has left areas of widespread damage. Tornadoes, hail and heavy rain on July 11th and 12th left damage throughout the counties, especially in Ulen and Detroit Lakes. Buildings in the city, including the school, had damage. City officials say some of the…

Several Towns in the Region Damaged in Tuesday’s Severe Weather

Damage in Hillsboro showed winds up to 100 miles per hour, but the tornado did not pass through town

REGIONAL — A National Weather Service storm damage assessment team says Tuesday’s severe weather in the northern and central parts of the Red River Valley produced at least three separate tornado tracks. Preliminary findings show EF-O damage between Larimore and Northwood. As the storm tracked to the southeast, EF-2 damage was reported between Buxton and Cummings, with wind speeds up…

Halstad, Ulen Cleaning Up After Strong Storms

Monday's Strong Wind Storm Left Parts Of Minnesota Damaged

MINNESOTA — Many people in western Minnesota spent most of their day cleaning up after Monday’s storms. Halstad woke up to down power lines, uprooted trees and busted sheds strewn across at least one neighborhood. In Ulen, Arloween Ekulnd said the wind was so bad that her and her family waited the storm out in their basement. “We heard the…