Author: Austin Erickson

Hoeven talks with Delta about issues at ND airports

NORTH DAKOTA (KVRR) – Senator John Hoeven wants Delta Airlines to address service disruptions for business and commercial travel in North Dakota. He says it’s due to staffing issues with the company and air traffic controllers. Hoeven says there have been a significant rise in complaints filed with the Department of Transportation. Delta is working to address the issues by…

Sen. Kevin Cramer may need pinky finger amputated after yard work accident

NORTH DAKOTA (KVRR) – North Dakota Senator Kevin Cramer seriously injured the pinky finger on his right hand when a large boulder rolled over it while doing yard work over the weekend. Cramer needed immediate surgery. The Republican said in a statement he has been staying in North Dakota close to medical care as there is a high risk of…

COVID vaccines may be ready for young children in ND this week

NORTH DAKOTA (KVRR) – Coronavirus vaccines for children six months to five-years-old have arrived in North Dakota. Department of Health officials say 50,000 North Dakotans in the age group can get the vaccine. Fifty-seven hundred doses will be shipped to 100 locations. Health officials don’t expect a high demand for shots for young kids. That would be similar to those…

Police investigating burglaries where homeowners weren’t home

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Fargo Police investigates a string of home burglaries they believe are related. They have happened in the Centennial, Rose Creek, Stonebridge and Timberline neighborhoods. The burglaries started six months ago and happened when the owners weren’t home. Authorities say criminals cut cables outside the houses, possibly to turn off security systems. They also got through unlocked…

Paul Molitor & Kent Hrbek thank Fargo community for continuing Roger Maris’ legacy

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Minnesota sports stars thank the Maris family for all they do for cancer research and meet with those golfing in the Roger Maris All-Star Week Celebrity Golf Tournament. Seven-time All-Star and former Twins Manager Paul Molitor and two-time Twins World Series champion Kent Hrbek went around Fargo’s Rose Creek Golf Course taking pictures with golfers. The…

Fargo School Board adopts Land Acknowledgement Agreement

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Fargo School Board approves a land acknowledgement statement saying the district gathers on the lands of the Oceti Sakowin who are the Dakota, Lakota, Nakoda and Anishinaabe people. The statement was drafted with help from tribal nations and groups. It could be included on meeting agendas, read at the annual reorganization meeting and used at other…

Kevin Maris teaches kids tips his father taught him at All-Star Week baseball clinic

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Roger Maris’ son Kevin hosts a youth baseball clinic as part of Roger Maris All-Star Week. Events like these are to promote one of Fargo’s most famous sons’ passion for improving kids’ development through sports. The Maris family and Sanford Health are working to teach children the importance of sportsmanship, teamwork, leadership and building confidence. “It’s…

Fargo man sentenced for child porn

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – A Fargo man is sentenced to 27 years in federal prison for distribution and possession of child porn. Forty-two-year-old Jeffrey Buckmeier also will be under supervised release for life and has to pay $84,000 to the children in his child porn collection. The case came to law enforcement after the National Center For Missing and Exploited…