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Multiple States and Cities are Stepping Up After the Federal Government Takes Important Climate-Fighting Tools Away

Colorado lawmakers, a former coal state, have approved more than 50 climate-related bills since 2019. The liquor shop in Morris, Minnesota, uses solar electricity to chill its beer. Athens, Ohio, voters placed a carbon tax on themselves. Citizens in Fairfax County, Virginia, collaborated for a year and a half to create a 214-page climate action plan.
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Bernick Family Foundation Accepting Grant Applications

ST. CLOUD -- The Bernick Family Foundation is accepting grant applications. The Bernick Family Foundation will award grants from $5,000 to $40,000 to organizations that support youth, either by building career skills or supporting activities that address active lifestyles and well-being. Applicants must be 501(c) (3) nonprofits, schools, or government...

UPDATE: I-94 reopens after jackknifed semi crash near Fergus Falls

FERGUS FALLS, Minn. (Valley News Live) - After being closed for several house, I-94 is back open to traffic. On Friday, July 1, a jackknifed semi crashed, blocking I-94 near Fergus Falls, MN. The westbound lanes of the interstate were closed between exit 54 and 50. For real-time traffic updates...
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Multiple people injured in Semi crash in Fergus Falls

(Fergus Falls, MN) -- Multiple people are hurt following a crash involving a Semi-truck in Otter Tail County Friday morning. The Minnesota State Patrol says the Semi was traveling Westbound in Fergus Falls on I-94 around 6 a.m. when it lost control and rolled onto its passenger side blocking all lanes on that side of the roadway.

24-hour self-service grocery store thrives in small Minnesota town

EVANSVILLE, Minn. -- A number of small, Minnesota towns have lost their grocery stores over the years - creating an inconvenience for residents - and a bit of a food desert. But a couple in Douglas County thinks they've found a solution.Five years ago, Evansville lost its grocery store. One that had been in town for 60 years."We'd been hearing from people, 'man it would be nice to get a store back in town. We really miss it,'" said Caileen Ostenson. "Especially with gas prices going up people are wanting to stay local, shop local."But Caileen Ostenson and her husband...

Greg A. Neumann – Battle Lake, MN

Greg A. Neumann, 58, of Battle Lake, passed away on June 23, 2022 at St. Williams Living Center in Parkers Prairie, Minnesota. Greg A. Neumann was born July 2, 1963 in Houston, Texas to parents, Elmer and Betty J. “B.J.” (Anderson) Neumann. He graduated from El Camp High School and then attended Texas A&M for three years before going to South West Texas. In 1993, Greg moved to Henning, Minnesota where he started his career in bartending. He worked at various bars before starting his job at Shoreline where he worked for over 10 years. Greg loved traveling and sports, especially the Houston Astros. Greg was a people person, he enjoyed meeting new people and talking to others. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Johnnie C. and Alice M. Neumann, Arvie and Louise B. Anderson; aunts, Kay Rhodes and Jeanie Anderson; and uncle, John K. Neumann. He is survived by his parents, Elmer E. and Betty J. “B.J.” Neumann; and aunts, Joan Conway and Karen Neumann. Celebration of Life was Thursday June 30, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. at Shoreline in Battle Lake, Minnesota. Interment was at Girard Township Cemetery Glende-Nilson Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Battle Lake was in charge of arrangements. Condolences can be made online at www.GlendeNils

‘Not just a store, it’s an experience’

The Bric offers up fashion and flair, with a fun and friendly atmosphere. When Stephanie Dykhoff saw a need for a women’s clothing store in Fergus Falls, she grabbed the opportunity and launched The Bric. The Bric opened in 2015, and since then has grown into a store that...

Westbound Interstate 94 near Fergus Falls reopens

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – (11 a.m.) Officials with MnDOT say that westbound Interstate 94 is now open to traffic. The roadway was closed for several hours this morning due to a semi rollover. MnDOT says to watch for crews who may still be on-site for cleanup. For real-time traffic...

Locals Win at Clay Target Shooting Championship

UNDATED -- Almost 8,000 students from 329 teams competed at the 2022 Minnesota State High School Clay Target League tournament in Alexandria. The state tournament, billed as the largest clay target shooting tournament in the world, took nine days to complete. At the end, 171 individual athletes and 81 teams...