Jessie Cohen

Take in the Detroit Lakes Ice Palace Before It’s Torn Down

It brought something fun to the town, something that everyone can be proud of like this is in our community and something good

DETROIT LAKES — Polar Fest in Detroit Lakes ends tonight but you can still take in the beauty of a 24–foot–tall ice palace until they knock it down. It took more than 1,100 blocks of ice to build the 24–foot–tall by 30–feet–wide ice palace and now it’s time for the community to say goodbye. “It’s bitter sweet,” said Scott Walz,…

How Local Businesses Are Teaching People To Operate A Gun Safely

Like shops all over the country, they have the right to refuse service to anyone that seems out of the ordinary

FARGO, ND — In many states like North Dakota and Minnesota, recreational gun activity is common. Bill’s Gun Shop and Range in Fargo is giving the community an opportunity to learn how to operate a gun safely. Like shops all over the country, they have the right to refuse service to anyone that seems out of the ordinary. At Bills…

5th Annual Bartenders Battle Goes Tiki Themed!

Now the top eight get to compete for the title based on taste, presentation and creativity

FARGO, ND — The 5th Annual Bartenders Battle kicked off at the Holiday Inn where everyone was decked out in tiki themed outfits! Over the last three months there has been a competition between some of the best local bartenders called the cocktail showdown. Now the top eight get to compete for the title based on taste, presentation and creativity….

Groundbreaking Research at NDSU Could Change the Future of Cancer

Patients that die because of these two diseases are dying because of the metastasis

FARGO, ND — In the world we currently live in, there is no cure for cancer but in many forms, such as breast and prostate cancer, it can be cured if caught early. But what happens when that cancer spreads? It could mean the end of a life…but NDSU is changing what that could mean in the future. KVRR’s Jessie…

Will Both New Bars Receive Class Z Licenses?

Fargo City Commissioners were supposed to pick out of a hat but before that could happen, conversation sparked

FARGO, ND — The city of Fargo has an ordinance that says if there are more applicants than licenses available, they must have a drawing. Two businesses were in the running for a Class Z liquor license but both new bars may have a successful future. Which new bar will receive the one Class Z license available? “We’ve got two…

Some Big Names Coming to Bluestem Amphitheater This Summer

The nights of listening to music in the nice weather is closer than you may think

  FARGO, ND — The nights of listening to music in the nice weather is closer than you may think. Jade Presents is excited to announce their shows at Bluestem Amphitheater for the upcoming season. They will kick off the summer with Billy Currington on June 10th, then Nathaniel Rateliff on August 7th, Jason Mraz on August 29th and they…

Suicidal Man Taken Into Custody

There was an officer involved shooting in Sabin Saturday night after deputies responded to a suicidal male with a knife

SABIN, Minn. — There was an officer involved shooting in Sabin Saturday night after deputies responded to a suicidal male with a knife. We have the details released so far and what the community is saying about the man. The officer involved shooting leaves neighbors with questions but many say they aren’t surprised by the male’s actions. In this case,…

Fundraiser Helping Former NDSU Engineering Student Battling Cancer

Tyler Robertson is living with Glioblastoma, a treatable but not curable, type of cancer that can occur in the brain or spinal cord

FARGO, ND — NDSU is hosting its annual ‘Battle of the Cents–es’ fundraising competition, but this year, it will benefit a former student battling cancer. Tyler Robertson is living with Glioblastoma, a treatable but not curable, type of cancer that can occur in the brain or spinal cord. The funds will be going towards his medical bills for treatment. The…

Gerber Baby with Down Syndrome is Inspiring Families in the Valley

It puts kids with Down syndrome in front of everybody and allows a conversation to happen

  FARGO, ND — A one–year–old is the first child with Down syndrome to be chosen as the Gerber baby. This adorable baby is giving inspiration to the world and to families right here in the valley. “Oh my gosh, look at this this is so cool, we are seriously breaking barriers and we are doing wonderful things,” said Tahnee…

Casey’s General Store Held Up By Man With A Gun

1401 South University Drive , we will bring you more details as we get them

FARGO, ND — Casey’s General Store at 1401 South University Drive was held up by a man with a gun. Emergency dispatchers say the call came in shortly after 7:30 tonight. We have a crew on the scene and they tell us there are about 4 cop cars at the store and they are interviewing people at this moment. Police…