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NWS Lowers Projected Crest for Park River in Grafton

  GRAFTON, N.D. -- National Weather Service has drastically lowered the projected crest on the Park River in Grafton. A flood warning is still in effect as the river is expected to top out around 14.5 feet on Saturday, down…

Iron Eyes Makes Plea on Riot Charges in Morton County

  MORTON COUNTY, N.D. -- An American Indian activist accused of inciting a riot during the Dakota Access protests has pleaded not guilty. Chase Iron Eyes and 73 others were arrested February 1 after setting up teepees on land that…

Defense Attorney Wants Out of Jamaican Lottery Scam Case

  BISMARCK, N.D. -- Defense attorney John Goff says he can no longer work with his Jamaican lottery-scam client. Goff has filed a motion to withdraw from Lavrick Willocks' case. Willocks is accused of bilking more than 70 mostly elderly…

Shooting Injures One In South Fargo

Fargo, N.D. (KFGO) - One person was shot in south Fargo early Wednesday morning. Police received a call shortly before 2:30 a.m. about shots, possibly 8, being fire in the 2500 block of 15th Street South. As officers were responding…

Construction Underway at Fargo's Bison Turf

FARGO, N.D. -- After being mostly destroyed by a massive fire, the Bison Turf is starting to take shape. Crews finished tearing down the parts of the building that won't be kept.…

ND Oil Patch Cities See Drop in Population

  DICKINSON, N.D. -- The population is dropping in at least two oil patch cities in North Dakota. The number of people living in Dickinson and Williston dropped about three percent last year. The exodus of people is largely due…

City Parks Re-Opening Across the Metro

  FARGO, N.D. -- Another sure sign of spring: a number of city parks are re-opening along the Red River. The Fargo Park District will open the park gates at Iwen, Lindenwood, Oak Grove, Trefoil and Trollwood parks on Wednesday.…

ND Lawmakers Debating on Reduced Funding for Homeless Shelters

  BISMARCK, N.D. -- Lawmakers are considering reducing funding for homeless shelters around North Dakota. The state Legislature has given $2 million and $1.5 million the past two years in one-time funding for the North Dakota Homeless Grant. This year,…

Diabetes Alert Day: Are You at Risk?

FARGO, N.D. -- American Diabetes Association is sounding the alarm about the prevalence of type 2 diabetes in adults. Diabetes Alert Day is held on the last Tuesday of March every year…

Rise in Temperatures Leading to Rise in River Levels

  RED RIVER VALLEY -- Our warm weather is producing snow melt runoff in northeast North Dakota and northwest Minnesota and river levels are rising. A flood warning has been extended in Grafton. The Park River is expected to rise…

LIVE: Firearm Safety

Although the new concealed carry law doesn't require a permit, many people believe that it is important to know how to properly handle a firearm. Firearm safety instructor, Craig Roe, teaches KVRR's…

Four Males Arrested in Alleged Robbery in Casselton

  CASSELTON, N.D. -- An alleged robbery in progress just after midnight in Casselton turned out to be an incident involving drugs. Cass County deputies arrested three adults and one juvenile on drug charges. They say the alleged victim and…

Gov. Burgum Vetoes Measure Limiting Governor Employee Bonuses

  BISMARCK, N.D. -- Gov. Burgum has vetoed a measure that would limit employee bonuses from the governor. Burgum said the bill "places unprecedented and intentional restrictions'' on a governor's ability to recruit and retain key employees. It was Burgum's…

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