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…

Pet Connection: Meet Kaylee

Sometimes, you just need a puppy for Christmas.

If you woke up Christmas morning and the puppy you asked for wasn’t  under the Christmas tree, it’s still not too late. Kaylee came to join us this holiday season on the KVRR Morning Show, and she’s the perfect package of puppy energy and sweetness. The 8-month old owner surrender appears to be a cross between a German Shepherd and…

Governor Orders Cold Snap Emergency Help in Moorhead

Temperature Lows Are Expected To Be Dangerous This Holiday

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Governor Mark Dayton has ordered the Minnesota National Guard to provide support during the cold snap in Clay County. He has granted the sheriff’s requested use of the armory in Moorhead for temporary emergency cold weather sheltering for those with no place to go. They’ll also provide food. The order remains in effect until emergency conditions…

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…

Tragedy At Christmastime: A Family Speaks Out

Don't let what happened to them happen to you.

  A family of six from Pelican Rapids is speaking out this morning after losing their father in a terrible accident — one they’re hoping other families can avoid, thanks to their efforts to spread the word about car repair safety. Jake Arntson, 33, was killed December 14th when the car he was working on collapsed on top of him….

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,…

Pet Connection: Meet Murr

He's worth all the gold and frankincense in the world.

Okay, so they don’t spell it the same as the Biblical gifts the three wise men gave to baby Jesus — frankincense, gold and myrrh. But big kitty Murr is a treasure in his own right. Murr was rescued as a stray from the pound by Homeward Animal Rescue. And since Homeward’s Heather Klefstad has a lot of upper-body strength,…

Kids Get Certified in Snowmobile Safety Before Starting Their Engines

The class was for kids 12 and up

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Snowmobiling can be a fun winter sport for many but it can also get dangerous for new riders who aren’t used to the machine.  That’s why many kids strapped on their helmets for a Snowmobile Safety Class at Moorhead High School. For some families, winter isn’t just a cold and dark abyss. It’s a time when they can…

A Moorhead Children’s Birthday Party Ended in a Arrest with Possible Assault Charges

39–year–old Tobe Givens was taken into custody and facing charges of assault and making terroristic threats

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A birthday party with children in Moorhead ends with an arrest and possible assault charges. 39–year–old Tobe Givens was taken into custody and facing charges of assault and making terroristic threats. Authorities were called after reports of a stabbing in the 600 block of 24th Avenue South at about 11:30 Thursday night. Police say they heard people…

The Last Jedi: Live At The Theaters

It's been packed nonstop since the first show. But we got in for the scoop.

It’s the movie most of the region, it seems, has been waiting for. “Star Wars: The Last Jedi,” featuring the return of Mark Hamill as Luke Skywalker and Carrie Fisher’s (presumably) final performance before her death this time last year as Princess Leia opened Thursday evening to audiences here in the metro and across the country. The Century 10 Theaters…