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How to Avoid Busted Pipes During The Winter

Experts say to keep your heat at 55 degrees

  FARGO, N.D. — It’s time to turn up the heat with the temperature dropping more every day. Even if you plan to get away for New Year’s weekend, some say it’s important to keep the temperature in your apartment or home at 55 degrees. Experts say it’s the best way to keep your pipes from bursting which can also cause…

KVRR’s 2017 Year in Review

a look back at the top headlines of the year

  FARGO, N.D. — Just like that, 2017 started and is already over. But with every year, there come the stories that show the good, the bad and the ugly of society. Here’s a review of Fargo’s 2017 from the many people throughout the community trying to make a difference to the tragedies this community will never forget. DAKOTA ACCESS PIPELINE…

Staying Safe in Extreme Weather When In An Accident

temperatures will hit below minus 20 this weekend

  FARGO, N.D. — Some people were lucky enough to get away from Fargo’s below zero temps during their Christmas vacation. But now that’s all over. “It was 30s and 40s there but you just get out of the car and get gas and the wind hits your face and you’re like ‘well, yeah, we’re further north now,’” said Jason Olson….

Ted E. Bear Donates Teddy Bears to Children at Sanford Hospital

two boys and two girls were given the gifts

FARGO, N.D. — For more than 10 years, Sanford Children’s Hospital has been receiving hand-sewn teddy bears from an anonymous donor. The only thing the hospital knows about the person is they go by Ted E. Bear from Horace. This year, Sanford has received four bears to hand out to two boys and two girls. One-year-old Payton Rohlik was one of…

Park Christian Students Host Annual Eggnog Chugging Contest

an eighth grader won the competition in under a minute

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Students at Park Christian School were put to the test to see who could chug one quart of eggnog the fastest. Every year, the school hosts the competition as a way to celebrate the holiday season. More than a dozen students participated in chugging eggnog this year. But the competition proved to not even be a challenge for…

Travelers About to Break Records This Holiday Season

more than 107 million people are expected to be traveling over the next ten days

FARGO, N.D. –If you’re planning to get out of town for the holidays, there are a few things you should keep in mind. Those traveling this holiday season are about to break records. “We’re expecting about 107 million people to travel over the next ten days so it’s going to be busy out there whether you’re traveling on the roads,…

Fargo Police Chief Takes Stance on Gun Control, Domestic Violence

he was featured in a new york times video piece

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo Police Chief David Todd took a stance on domestic violence and gun control in a New York Times video piece. In the three and a half minute video, Todd says he is a strong supporter of the second amendment but even he draws a red line at one point. Todd says people who have had a history…

Roads Should Be Clear When Traveling this Holiday Season

Fargo Public Works plows about 26 miles of sidewalks and more than 2,000 lane miles of roads

FARGO, N.D. — If you plan on traveling for the holidays tonight or tomorrow, Fargo Public Works officials say they’ve got you covered. Some people say thinking about Fargo winters makes them cringe. “Oh, it can be real tough. Yeah, I wonder why I don’t go south sometimes,” Denny Hansen said. There’s nothing anyone can do about the temperature but thanks…

Madison Elementary Third Graders Create Blankets for Children in Hospital

they wanted to brighten the kids' smiles this holiday season

FARGO, N.D. — Third graders at Madison Elementary in Fargo are trying to spread some holiday cheer for kids in the hospital. They made cozy, fleece tie-blankets to give to children at Ronald McDonald House in Fargo. Madison’s PTA came up with the idea as a way to get the kids more involved in helping the community. Each month a different…

Former Fargo Priest Accused of Molesting Two Teens Makes First Court Appearance

Bail for Fernando Sayasaya was set at $5 million

FARGO, N.D. — Fernando Sayasaya, the former Fargo Catholic priest accused of molesting two underage boys, made his initial court appearance. Over the course of 19 years, it took the Fargo and West Fargo Police Departments, the FBI, U.S. Marshals and the Philippines national police to capture and bring former Catholic priest Fernando Sayasaya back to North Dakota. “I’d be lying…