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High Winds Topple Big Rigs, Gusts Up to 60 MPH in North Dakota

Five high-profile vehicles have tipped over in the region due to the strong winds

Courtesy: North Dakota Highway Patrol  NORTH DAKOTA — That nasty wind has been a problem for drivers, especially in northeast North Dakota. Five high-profile vehicles have tipped over in the region due to the strong winds. There have been other reports of big rigs tipping over in other parts of the state. The National Weather Service says wind has gusted…

Fordville Man Identified in Fatal Wrong-Way Crash

North Dakota Highway Patrol says 35-year-old Brent Northagen from Fordville was driving the wrong-way down the highway when he struck a bridge

  GRAND FORKS COUNTY, N.D. — Authorities identify a Walsh County man who was killed in a crash along Highway 2 west of Grand Forks. North Dakota Highway Patrol says 35-year-old Brent Northagen from Fordville was driving the wrong-way down the highway when he struck a bridge. His vehicle came to rest near the edge of a creek. He was…

Judge Rules Against Standing Rock, Cheyenne River Sioux Tribes on DAPL

The Army Corps and Texas-based Energy Transfer Partners had said the claim was lacking

  WASHINGTON D.C. — It’s another loss in federal court for the Sioux tribes. Judge James Boasberg of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia has ruled against their efforts to stop the Dakota Access pipeline. A lawsuit was brought by the Standing Rock and Cheyenne River Sioux tribes saying the pipeline threatens their right to practice their…

LIVE: Telling Your Story With “The Tell”

Storytelling Event Series Wraps Up Its 5th Season In Fargo This Week

Laura Egland, the organizer of The Tell, joins us live on KVRR Local News. The Tell is a series of events where people get a chance to share true stories in connection to a broad theme. Potential speakers throw their name into a drawing, and eight people are selected to share a story. The final event of The Tell’s fifth…

New Bill Introduced in Minnesota Turns “Snow Days” into “School Days” for Students

Minnesota Legislators are hoping to replace snow days with 'e-learning' days

MINNESOTA — Students in Minnesota may want to take advantage of any upcoming snow days before they’re over with for good. Sleeping in, building snowmen or having play dates with friends is what usually comes to mind when we think of having snow days. Yet, students may be kissing these days goodbye as lawmakers in Minnesota are working on establishing…

BBB Risk Report: Scammers Target Younger Victims

It's consumer protection week and a new scam report may surprise you with who's at risk

NATIONAL — Scams come in all shapes and sizes but anyone can be a victim: including millennial. A new report shows that younger generations are being targeted. From swiping… “We hear romance scams are a big deal here.” said Heather Johnson, with the Better Business Bureau office in Fargo. …to selling and buying… “The millennial group is getting scammed more…

Local Entrepreneur’s Journey to Opening a Fargo Restaurant

Daran's Southern Soul Food & West Indian Cuisine Operates Out of Square One Kitchen While They Wait For Their Own Space This July

FARGO, N.D. — One entrepreneur is hoping to make it in the cut throat Fargo restaurant business. Fried chicken is just one specialty you can get at Daran’s Southern Soul Food & West Indian Cuisine. “We sell soul food and West Indian Food,” explained owner Darrell Randle. “West Indian food is like Caribbean style. That’s what you would know it…

Onword Together and the Unmasking Brain Injury Project

Brain injury survivors are creating masks to show what it's like living with a brain injury

FARGO, N.D. — Creativity was shown all throughout Onword Therapy in Fargo during a mask making get together. Brain injury survivors spent the afternoon decorating masks to display at the capitol. It is one way the North Dakota Brain Injury Network is giving brain injury survivors a chance to share their stories. The Unmasking Brain Injury Project allows people to…

Gate City Bank, Midwest Radio: Join the Teddy Bear Posse

Stuffed animals are being collected for children who may find themselves in tramatic situations

FARGO, N.D. — A teddy bear can be a friend that’s stuffed with support for many children. Gate City Bank and Midwest Radio are collecting teddy bears and other stuffed animals. The bears will be donated to local law enforcement, so they can be given to children during traumatic situations. There are more than 30 donation boxes in the metro,…

TSA Announces New Pat-Down Procedure

This procedure will replace the five different kinds of pat-downs used previously

  NATIONAL — The TSA is introducing a new pat-down procedure at airports across the country…and they’re warning local police departments. Officials with the TSA say the new pat-down procedure could be considered more invasive and cause people to file assault reports with authorities. This procedure will replace the five different kinds of pat-downs used previously. Officials say screeners are…