MOORHEAD—Gov. Mark Dayton has issued an emergency executive order for Clay County.
A popular 1960s pop idol has died. A family member tells KSTP.com that Bobby Vee died at the age of 73. He had been staying at the Wellstead of Rogers and Diamondcrest, which is a memory care facility in the city of Rogers, Minnesota. Vee launched his music career with the Minneapolis-based Soma Records-recorded song “Suzie Baby.” After that hit, he went on to produce 38 top 100 hits from 1959 to 1970, accumulating seven Gold Records.
A Fargo family adopted 11-year-old Brandon Bakke at birth and as he began asking his Fargo family questions recently, the layers began to peel away. As summer slowly turned to...
Rothsay - A group of duck-hunters has a west central Minnesota woman to thank for a dramatic rescue over the weekend. Erin Houselog was hunting with her fiancé, when they heard yells for help near Christopherson Lake, which is South East of Rothsay. A party of five hunters were in a duck boat that overturned on the lake, no one was wearing a lifejacket. So, Houselog and her fiancé found lifejackets near shore, and swam them out to the hunters.
Henning - One little girl from Henning Minnesota is fighting for her life after a terrible accident on the family farm. 5-year-old Savhannah Springer is currently at the Hennepin County Medical Center and doctors say if she was an adult, she would have died. It's a situation no parent ever wants to go through. A little-girl with an un-imaginable injury that happened at the place she loves to call home.
MOORHEAD - A Moorhead neighborhood is feeling uneasy tonight after learning a level three sex offender has moved in . They say it's not just that he lives there; it's that he's close to a school and a daycare. Daniel Grinder plead guilty to gross sexual imposition charges in 2007. Both victims were under 15, and because of that, some are concerned about how close he is to children.
Detroit Lakes - Check out this massive muskie. It was caught Saturday by 20-year-old Andrew Slette of Hawley. He doesn't want to give away the exact location, but says it was near Detroit Lakes. The fish is 57 inches long and is believed to tie a state record, if not other records. After celebrating his catch and taking a few photos, Slette released the fish back into the lake. He plans to submit paperwork for the record.
Carson Wentz is now a nationally known sports figure. Wentz will be on the cover of this week's Sports Illustrated, one of three regional covers, along with Jared Goff and Paxton Lynch. Wentz was selected with the second overall pick in the NFL Draft by the Philadelphia Eagles last week. Wentz joins Roger Maris and Phil Jackson as native North Dakotans to be on the cover of Sports Illustrated. The magazine will be on newsstands later this week.
Though thousands of hotel rooms and apartments sit empty and a major big-box store is about to close, those who work there say they're still optimistic about North Dakota's Oil Patch. "I do say we are busier than you would think we would be," said Tom Rolfstad, Williston's former economic development director. Still, as drilling rigs went from more than 200 during the boom to below 30, development has dried up. A Home Depot store that opened just three years ago will close next week.