Gretchen Hjelmstad, Valley News Live

Gretchen Hjelmstad

Valley News Live

Moorhead, MN, United States

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Past articles by Gretchen:

Suspect arrested for arson of Adams County Deputy’s home

Sheriff Jordan Fisher says the suspect has a lengthy history with Chief Deputy Gooss. → Read More

Death penalty notice withdrawn for Alfonso Rodriguez, Jr.

"What will not change is that Mr. Rodriguez will draw his last breath in a federal prison,” Schneider said. → Read More

Young boy visits Wadena firefighters who saved him from burning home

Firefighters found the four-year-old and saved him from the burning house on January 18, 2023. → Read More

Fourth summer concert announced at The Lights in West Fargo

Tickets go on sale at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, March 17. → Read More

Blowing snow creating slippery road conditions

The Minnesota State Patrol responded to a jackknifed semi on westbound Interstate-94 near Barnesville on Sunday morning. → Read More

I-94 closed from Jamestown to Dickinson

The North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT) and North Dakota Highway Patrol opened Interstate 94 from Dickinson to the Montana border. I-94 from Dickinson to Jamestown and U.S. 52 remain closed. → Read More

Principal at Legacy Elementary resigns after being placed on leave

A note was sent to Legacy families late Friday afternoon saying Jason Markusen was placed on leave on Wednesday and submitted his resignation on Thursday. → Read More

FM St. Patrick’s Parade postponed due to predicted snow

The parade will now happen on Saturday, March 18, at 11:00 a.m. → Read More

Polk County K9 retiring due to medical issues

K9 Buffy responded to numerous types of calls during her tenure with Polk County, assisting multiple law enforcement agencies. → Read More

Where each state stands on Daylight Saving Time

Many states have passed measures to stay on daylight saving time permanently, while two states don’t observe daylight saving time at all. → Read More

Pair of big lottery wins in Twin Valley, MN

A scratch ticket with a $100,000 prize was sold at Municipal Liquor Store in Twin Valley. → Read More

Warrants out for three people in Griggs County

Officials are asking for the public’s help in finding Morgan Netterville, David Morseth and William Phelps. → Read More

Scammers take over Polk County woman’s Facebook account

A Polk County resident's Facebook account has been hacked and scammers are defrauding people. → Read More

NDSU and Concordia announce combined engineering degree program

The partnership is designed to keep students and graduates in the Fargo-Moorhead area. → Read More

First graders make comforting donation for area children

The students collected 80 new stuffed animals during their We Care Bears donation drive. → Read More

Free spring seed library launches in Fargo

Seeds are free and available at the Main and Dr. James Carlson libraries while supplies last. → Read More

Emerald Ash Borer detected in Moorhead

Emerald ash borer has spread to 36 states and killed hundreds of millions of ash trees. → Read More

Fargo man drives Jeep with no doors or roof for 1,000 days

Local man drives Jeep without doors or roof, even in winter. → Read More

Man arrested after stealing vehicle with infant inside

The child was found safe inside the car about 15 minutes later. → Read More

Minnesota officials press Kia and Hyundai for safety recall

The Attorney General says many of these thefts have been connected to other violent crimes. → Read More