Minnesota

Boy Scouts To Allow Girls: Local Program Will Welcome Change With Open Arms

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.– Boy Scouts of America made a monumental decision this week. The organization announced it will begin allowing girls as early as next year. KDLT’s Jill Johnson talked to the local program based in Sioux Falls. The Sioux Council says they will welcome the change with open arms. Inside the Sioux Council Office is more than 70 years…

Poland Seeks Extradition Of Minnesota Man In Nazi Case

WARSAW, Poland (AP) – Poland’s special prosecutors say they have taken steps toward seeking the extradition from the U.S. of a Minnesota man they accuse of participating in a World War II massacre. The Associated Press had previously identified the man as 98-year-old Michael Karkoc, an ex-commander in an SS-led Nazi unit that burned Polish villages and killed civilians -including…

SD Restaurant Excited For Commercial Shrimp Harbor To Move Into Minn.

Last week, a company announced that they’ll be bringing a commercial shrimp harbor to Minnesota. From one harbor alone, tru Shrimp Systems says they’ll harvest seven million pounds of shrimp each year, but what’s the demand for shrimp locally? “It’s southern influenced fine dining is what we do,” said Bros Brasserie Americano Owner and Chef Ryan Tracy. “It’s a really…

Shrimp In Minnesota: Company Announces Harbor Coming To Luverne

Americans consume more than 1.5 billion pounds of shrimp every year, and about 80 percent of it is imported from Southeast Asia. But a Minnesota company is hoping to change that in the next few years. Tru Shrimp Systems announced Monday that they’re bringing their first ever commercial shrimp harbor to Luverne. “The whole world is watching what we’re doing….

Organization Helping Others Through Unique Type Of Giving

$160,000 Raised For Children In Ethiopia By Harvesting Donated Land

A nonprofit organization in Sioux Falls is coming up with unique ways to raise money to help others. Kingdom Capital Fund specializes in growing and multiplying assets for the benefit of ministry work.  Their latest endeavor helped raise $160,000 for children overseas. “It was a shock. Children were living without proper food, certainly no good water.” It was ten years…

Police: Man Arrested For Pulling Up Beside Cars, Masturbating While Talking To Passengers

A Minnesota man was arrested in Sioux Falls after police say he pulled up to at least two cars in business parking lots and masturbated while talking to the passengers. Thirty-year-old Cody Scholten of Steen, Minnesota is charged with three counts of indecent exposure, one of them involving a child. Police say both incidents took place on Saturday. They say…

Crews Search Mississippi River For Missing U Of M Student

MINNEAPOLIS (AP)- Crews are searching the Mississippi River in downtown Minneapolis for a missing University of Minnesota student who apparently was swept into the water. The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board says Grant Keiner told Park Police officers that he and his 22-year-old roommate Christopher Stanley climbed a fence to sit along the river. Keiner said a large wave swept…

SD Doctor Stresses Importance Of Vaccines Following Measles Outbreak In Minnesota

In 2014, South Dakota saw 13 cases of the measles and one more case in 2015. Now Minnesota is dealing with their own outbreak. The state Health Department there has confirmed 24 cases and almost all of them have something in common. Those infected were never vaccinated. It may be that some don’t know the recommendations for shots or don’t…

Former Boss Charged With Murder In Shooting Death Of Moorhead Man

MOORHEAD, Minn. (AP) – An acquaintance of a man fatally shot in Moorhead is now charged with second-degree murder. Twenty-five-year-old Neil Johnson made his first appearance in Clay County Court on Monday. Bail was set at $750,000 with no conditions. Prosecutors allege Johnson shot 28-year-old Jacob Glover, a father of three from West Fargo, North Dakota. The complaint says Glover…

Sports Talk Radio Host Reacts After Watching DAPL Protest Unfold At Vikings Game

Three people have been arrested following a disturbance at US Bank Stadium during the Vikings vs. Bears game Sunday afternoon. Cell phone video and pictures from fans show two people dangling from a truss in the stadium next to a banner protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline. Craig Mattick, the Director of Sports at KWSN Radio, is also a Minnesota Vikings…

Minnesota farmers prepare for new federal regulations

Farmers must get a veterinarian's approval before giving antibiotics to animals

EDGERTON, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota farmers say they’re prepared for new federal regulations that will require farmers to get a veterinarian’s approval before giving antibiotics to their farm animals. The new rules will be the broadest restrictions ever handed down on feeding healthy animals antibiotics. Federal and other health officials say unbridled use of antibiotics in animal feed is a…