Minnesota Native To Assume Hot Seat As Ambassador To Afghanistan

James Allen | Jan 17, 2020 AT 5:01 am

The U-S Department of State has asked a Minnesota native to take over the leadership of this country’s embassy in Afghanistan.

Animal Bite Reported To Fergus Falls Police

James Allen | Jan 16, 2020 AT 11:59 am

A 15 year old Fergus Falls boy was allegedly bitten by a four year old German Shepard that had gotten loose on Wednesday evening.

OTC On Ice Re-working Format To Accommodate Areas of Thin Ice

James Allen | Jan 16, 2020 AT 11:58 am

The 3rd year of OTC ON ICE is making accommodations for ice conditions on Ottertail Lake.

Otter Tail County Initiative To Address School Absences

James Allen | Jan 16, 2020 AT 5:45 am

A county-wide initiative in the very early stages is hoping address school attendance in Otter Tail County.

Mahnomen Woman Injured in Rear End Crash Wednesday Afternoon

Carol McCarthy | Jan 16, 2020 AT 5:44 am

A couple of crashes were reported that indirectly involving snow plows Wednesday afternoon serve as a reminder to drivers to proceed with caution around plows.

Walz Proposes $857 Million for Public Safety in Final Piece of Bonding Plan

James Allen | Jan 16, 2020 AT 5:42 am

Governor Tim Walz is asking for 857-million dollars for public safety improvements statewide.

New Elder Electronic Monitoring Law Now In Effect In Minnesota

James Allen | Jan 16, 2020 AT 5:41 am

The Minnesota Department of Health says elderly and vulnerable adults now have the right to conduct electronic monitoring, such as with a camera or video streaming device, thanks to a law passed by the 2019 Legislature.

Three From Illinois Busted For Heroin Sales In Becker And Mahnomen Counties

Carol McCarthy | Jan 16, 2020 AT 5:35 am

Three people from Chicago face drug charges for selling large amounts of heroin in northwest Minnesota.

PolyMet Appealing Court of Appeals' Permit Ruling to Minnesota Supreme Court

James Allen | Jan 16, 2020 AT 5:34 am

PolyMet is appealing a state court of appeals ruling on its dam safety permit and permit to mine to the Minnesota Supreme Court.

Flu Outbreak Closes Elementary in Tower Thursday and Friday

James Allen | Jan 16, 2020 AT 5:33 am

A flu outbreak is blamed for the closure of a small school in northeastern Minnesota.