Author: Austin Erickson

Woman in custody following crash in Moorhead

1/2 Courtesy: Megan Shaw Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2 Courtesy: Megan Shaw Show Caption Hide Caption MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) – A woman is in custody after a chase and crash in Moorhead. Police received a 911 call about a reckless driver entering Moorhead on Interstate 94 from Fargo around 5:40 Thursday night. Officers found the vehicle in a parking lot…

Book with swastika on the cover found at NDSU

FARGO, N.D. – The North Dakota State University Equity Office is investigating after a book with a swastika on the cover is left inside a little lending library outside the Memorial Union. The university says in an email to students and staff the book Fatherland was found next to a bible on Tuesday. NDSU says if it was left to…

SWAT team training in North Fargo

FARGO, N.D. – Law enforcement wants you to know if you see a large police presence in North Fargo Tuesday night, it’s just training. Red River Valley SWAT will be doing training at 901 41st Avenue North until 9:00. Officials say loud noises and people dressed in camouflage will be in the area. Categories: Local News, North Dakota News Tags:…

Moorhead Schools encourages students to get Covid-19 tests every two weeks

MOORHEAD, Minn. – Health officials with Moorhead Area Public Schools approve of the Minnesota Department of Health’s recommendation for students to get tested for Covid-19 every two weeks until the end of the school year. State health officials say 17 percent of the state’s Covid-19 cases have come from those under the age of 20. Moorhead district officials say they…

CDC changes quarantine guidelines for close contacts to Covid-19

BISMARCK, N.D. – North Dakota’s Covid-19 numbers have improved a lot since the state’s surge in November. According to Governor Doug Burgum, North Dakota has 89 percent fewer coronavirus hospitalizations since then with 34 now. White House information shows the state is the lowest in the country in seven day positivity rate and 48th in deaths per capita. The Centers…

Resignation of West Fargo teacher investigated by police accepted

WEST FARGO, N.D. – The West Fargo School Board unanimously accepts the resignation of a business education teacher being investigated by police. Ronald Thompson announced his intent to step down Tuesday after police served him a warrant. The board had to take action on his resignation to make it official. Thompson was a teacher at Sheyenne and West Fargo High…

Moorhead City Council Member Shelly Carlson appointed mayor

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) – After Mayor Johnathan Judd resigned after accepting a 7th Judicial District judgeship, the Moorhead City Council unanimously elected Council Member Shelly Carlson mayor at a council meeting Monday. The city says citizens will vote on a new mayor in November of 2022. The city will appoint someone from Moorhead’s second ward to serve as a council…

Smith & Murkowski introduce bills on mental health & substance abuse

WASHINGTON (KVRR) – Senator Tina Smith introduces bills to fund mental health initiatives and help those with substance abuse. The Stopping the Mental Health Pandemic Act would give federal money to states, tribes and communities to address behavioral health needs that may have gotten worse during the pandemic. Money would be used for training, technology upgrades and suicide prevention. The…