Gov. Mark Dayton Proposes Safe and Secure School Act

it would provide more safety in schools and funding for more mental health programs

MINNESOTA — Governor Mark Dayton this week announced a $21 million proposal to make Minnesota schools safer. The funding would go towards security enhancements and more mental health services. Dayton’s Safe and Secure School Act even includes support for expelled students to ensure they’re doing well at their alternative schools. Some say Dayton’s plan would especially help schools in rural areas…

LIVE: Interstate Drug Busts

State troopers are bagging more suspected dealers than ever before.

Drug traffickers have long used our interstate through North Dakota as a means to shuffle mass quantities of drugs to points here and further east. Now, though, with the expansion of legalized marijuana to 25 states and counting, drug trafficking offenses are coming less often from south of the border and more from the Western part of the United States….

LIVE: Pet Connection: Meet Bosco

The senior wiener you need in your life.

Bosco is teaching us all a lesson in wearing your senior years with style. The 14-year-old dachsund is still strutting and sniffing out treats in his elder years, and he filled the studio with delight on the Morning Show. Bosco and his buddy, 4 Luv of Dog rescue Kish Hilmert, joined the Morning Show’s Emily Welker for a live in-studio…

Minnesota Governor Calling For $21 Million for School Security

The governor says it's the state's responsibility to prevent a tragedy in Minnesota schools.

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – JULY 14: Governor of Minnesota Mark Dayton speaks to Policy Fellows at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs on July 14, 2011 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The state of Minnesota shut down state services after Republicans and Democrats failed to come to an agreement on the budget. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)ST. PAUL, Minn. – Gov. Mark Dayton…

Arrest Made In Moorhead Stabbing

Police responded to the Grand Inn, at 810 Belsly Boulevard around 10:30 p.m. Monday on a report of a stabbing.

MOORHEAD (KFGO) – A man has been arrested after a stabbing in Moorhead. Police responded to the Grand Inn, at 810 Belsly Boulevard around 10:30 p.m. Monday on a report of a stabbing. There, they found a 41-year old man who had been stabbed twice in the side and he also had a cut on his wrist. He was taken…

Moorhead’s O’Connell Lights the Lamp Through a Wall of Knights for HS Play of the Week

Congrats to O'Connell on winning the HS POTW

FARGO, N.D. — The winner of the DJ Colter – Ken Kraft high school play of the week was between a battle of distractions in the playoffs. The winner comes out of Moorhead. In the Section final Cole O’Connell fired a shot through five St. Michael-Albertville defenders to net a goal for the Spuds. Great focus and impressive accuracy. That’s enough to…

LIVE: RRV Sportsmen’s Show

Answer the call of the wild.

If the long winter is wearing on you and you’re feeling a little bit of a wild hair to get outdoors and play, there’s no better opportunity than the Red River Valley Sportsmen’s Show at the Fargodome this weekend. The entire floor of the Dome is filled with boats, pontoons, jetskis, and outdoor outfitter’s displays perfect for your spring and…

Moorhead Dairy Queen Reopens for the New Season!

Customers say they've been waiting in anticipation since the ice cream shop closed in October

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Moorhead Dairy Queen customers wait in anticipation all winter long for the iconic ice cream shop to reopen its windows on March 1st. Paul Kukowski has been coming to the Moorhead Dairy Queen since he was a kid. “It was always a good time and everybody’s so friendly. You don’t see anybody in a bad mood here,” Kukowski  said….

Plains Art Museum Celebrates Youth Art Month

grades k-12 are the ones who have their artwork up

  FARGO, N.D. — More than 40 schools from around North Dakota and western Minnesota are showcasing their art at the Plains Art Museum. The exhibition is being put on as part of Youth Art Month at the museum, which they’ve been doing for 16 years now. Schools within a 40 mile radius of the museum were eligible to submit their…

LIVE: Pet Connection: Meet Roxy

A short dog who's long on charm.

Roxy the doxy, or dachsund, is a dog who immediately shows you why there are pretty much two kinds of people — people who love dachsunds and people who don’t know any yet. Roxy joined Emily Welker live in-studio on the KVRR Morning Show with Diamond In The Ruff volunteer Ryan Keel to talk about the long and the short of…