Author: Austin Erickson

Air Force One Lands in Fargo

Click the video above to see President Trump getting off Air Force One in Fargo. We will cover his rally at Scheels Arena live at 7:00 on KVRR, KVRR.com, our Facebook page and app. Categories: North Dakota News, Politics / Elections Tags: Donald Trump, FARGO, hector international airport, ND, north dakota, President

President Trump Tweets About Rep. Kevin Cramer Ahead of His Fargo Speech

Courtesy: @kevincramerWASHINGTON – President Trump tweets his support for North Dakota Rep. Kevin Cramer hours before coming to Fargo for a speech at Scheels Arena. Mr. Trump retweeted a picture Cramer sent out saying “Who is excited for @realDonaldTrump to join us in our great state? Welcome, Mr. President! #MAGA #NDSen @NDPol” We’ll have live coverage of Air Force One…

More than 3,000 Fargo Xcel Energy Customers Without Power

Courtesy: Xcel EnergyFARGO, N.D. – 3,409 Xcel Energy customers are in the dark because of a power outage. The majority of the outages are in the area of 13th Avenue and 25th Street South. One customer near University Drive also is without power. The Xcel Energy website says power is estimated to be restored by 9:30 PM and “crews are…

Detroit Lakes Police Chief Steve Todd Accused of Choking 12-Year-Old Boy

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – Law Enforcement is investigating assault allegations against Detroit Lakes Police Chief Steve Todd. Detroit Lakes Police call logs show officers responded to an assault call at 7:04 PM on June 20th. A witness said their 12-year-old son was choked by a person at the Washington Park ball fields. Chief Todd says in a statement, “On Wednesday, June 20th…

Remains Found During Search of Hitterdal Farm

HITTERDAL, Minn. – After searching a farmstead near Hitterdal for the investigation of a missing person, authorities found human remains on the property. Wahpeton Police says 41–year–old Troy Yarbrough of Wahpeton had not been seen since May 18th. He was last seen with 39-year-old Jason Jensen, who owns the Hitterdal property, and 35-year-old Kayla Westcott. Both have been arrested in connection…

Fergus Falls Police Department to Add Additional Officer

They say the increasing number of calls are for mental health cases

FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — The Fergus Falls City Council approved their police department’s request to add another officer. Police say the crime rate in Fergus Falls is stable, but the number of calls for service has increased by 30 to 40 percent. That’s prompting the department to add more officers. “As a lot of the resources have begun to fade…

House Passes Farm Bill, Rep. Peterson Votes No & Rep. Cramer Votes Yes

WASHINGTON (AP/KVRR) – The Republican-led House has narrowly passed a sweeping farm bill that would toughen work requirements for food stamp recipients. The bill passed 213-211. Every Democratic member of Congress from Minnesota, including the Ranking Member on the House Agriculture Committee Rep. Collin Peterson voted no. North Dakota Rep. Kevin Cramer voted in favor of the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of…

Police Investigating Missing-Persons Case Near Hitterdal

NEAR HITTERDAL, Minn. – After helping with a missing persons case out of Wahpeton for about 24 hours at a farmstead at 25324 70th Ave N, police and the Minnesota BCA have left the scene just after 8:00 Thursday night. Throughout the day police used a diving team and a drone to help with the investigation. There were people from multiple…