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North Dakota Authorities Make Nearly 90 Arrests During Sober Campaign

Officers made 88 DUI arrests during the campaign from March 1 to 31

NORTH DAKOTA — More than 20 percent of the citations issued during the “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign were alcohol and drug-related. A total of 867 citations were issued in North Dakota. Officers made 88 DUI arrests during the campaign from March 1 to 31. There were another 23 arrests or citations for other alcohol-related violations such as…

Authorities Identify Rugby Man Fatally Hit by Train

The North Dakota Highway Patrol says an SUV was stopped near the train tracks on Main Street early this morning

Facebook  RUGBY, N.D. — A man is dead after being hit by a train in Rugby, North Dakota. The North Dakota Highway Patrol says an SUV was stopped near the train tracks on Main Street early this morning. Howard Duck, 41, then tried to go around the barricades and was struck by the train. Duck was thrown from the SUV…

Sabin Fire Tackles Fire at Unique House in Rustad

The Clay County Sheriff's office says one man was home but made it outside with no injuries

1/3 Sabin firefighters tackle fire at unique home in Rustad. Show Caption Hide Caption 2/3 Sabin firefighters tackle fire at unique home in Rustad. Show Caption Hide Caption 3/3 Sabin firefighters tackle fire at unique home in Rustad. Show Caption Hide Caption RUSTAD, Minn. — The Sabin Fire Department responds to a house fire south of Moorhead in Rustad. The…

Northern Valley Still Facing Flood Warning

There is a concern that rainfall totals overnight could impact the river level

NECHE, N.D. — Only one flood warning remains in the northern valley. The warning for the Pembina River at Neche has been extended to Thursday. There is a concern that rainfall totals overnight could impact the river level. It has fallen from moderate to minor flood stage in the past 24 hours. The governor has declared an emergency declaration for…

Multiple Fire Crews Responding to House Fire Near Hawley

The call for help came in around 4:30 p.m. after reports of a grass fire in the area

HAWLEY, Minn. — Fire crews from Hawley, Hitterdal, Glyndon, Barnesville and Lake Park are battling a house fire at 26586 28th Ave. South near Hawley. The call for help came in around 4:30 p.m. after reports of a grass fire in the area. The Salvation Army has also been called to assist. We have a crew on the scene and…

Prepping For the Plains Art Gala

How Does Your Garden Grow? With Plants, Pollinators and Art Nouveau At the Plains This Year.

It’s 21st year of one of the most fabulous springtime events in the F-M metro area. Plains Art Museum Development Director Sandy Thompson stopped by the KVRR Morning Show to visit live in-studio with Emily Welker about this year’s Plains Art Gala: Garden Galore. It’s a twofold theme this year, both to celebrate the resurgence of spring in the Red…

Local Beauty Queen Who Lost Mother To Suicide Reflects On Netflix Series

The show "13 Reasons Why" is receiving both positive and negative reviews of how it's portraying a high schooler committing suicide

A popular Netflix series, “13 Reasons Why”, is touching on a subject that many find difficult to talk about. The show is receiving both positive and negative reviews of how it’s portraying a high school girl committing suicide. “At the age of 5 I lost my mom to suicide,” said Siam Simpfenderfer, Miss North Dakota International. Siam Simpfenderfer’s story doesn’t…

Looking For A Historic Getaway? Celebrate National Park Week!

In honor of national park week, national parks are offering free admission this upcoming weekend.

Looking to make a historic getaway? In honor of National Park Week, national parks are offering free admission this upcoming weekend. If you head west, you’ll find Theodore Roosevelt National Park where many go to see the sights of the Badlands. In Minnesota, you can enjoy the lakes and forests at Voyageurs National Park near International Falls. Many of the…

The Red River Zoo Welcomes a New Addition

A new Sichuan Takin was born this afternoon at the zoo

FARGO, N.D. — Easter wasn’t the only celebration at the Red River Zoo. Staff announced the birth of a new baby Takin which happened right on exhibit this afternoon. The Sichuan Takin is one of the SSP animals and is a part of a special breeding program. They’re also national treasures of China and one of the main attractions. The…

Kids and Adults Channel Their Inner Nerd

Nerd Nook held a one day pop up at West Acres Mall

FARGO, N.D. — Nerds are uniting for an Easter pop-up at the West Acres Mall. Nerd Nook is a gender-neutral educational toy shop which inspires innovation through play. The Easter pop-up was set up for one day at West Acres Mall for kids to get a hands-on experience of their games. The pop-up frequently stops downtown, and owners hope it…