Author: Alison Voorhees

Gun Accidentally Discharged in Scheels Parking Lot

Grand Forks police say it happened around 2:00 Sunday afternoon

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Police respond to the Scheels parking lot in Grand Forks after a man accidentally fired a handgun. It happened around 2:00 this afternoon. The man told police he was showing his friend his 9 mm handgun when he pulled the trigger, He says he thought he had unloaded it. The bullet hit the pavement. No one…

Another Fargo restaurant to be featured on Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives

The episode is set to air this Friday

FARGO, N.D. — Less than a week after a Fargo restaurant made an appearance on Food Network, another owner downtown says tune in this Friday. Blackbird Woodfire will be featured on Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives on November 20th at 8 p.m. The post on Facebook says, “it was a lot of fun and a great honor to be picked to…

High speed pursuit leads to arrest in Cass County

Authorities arrest Brandon Jacobson, 23, of Fargo

CASS COUNTY, N.D. — A Fargo driver gets arrested after leading authorities on a high speed pursuit. Twenty-three-year-old Brandon Jacobson was driving in Clay County when he fled into Cass County. A North Dakota State Trooper caught up with Jacobson south of Horace on Highway 10 and spikes were used to stop the vehicle. Jacobson lost control and rolled in…

Flags at Fargo City Hall to represent those who’ve died from COVID

It's called the North Dakota COVID Memorial Project.

FARGO, N.D. — A flag memorial has been set up on the lawn outside Fargo City Hall. It’s called the North Dakota COVID Memorial Project. Each flag represents each person in the state who died from COVID-19 or COVID-19 related complications. The plan is eventually to bring the project to Washington D.C .so the whole country is represented. Click here…

Fargo restaurant to be featured on Food Network Friday

Pounds posted to Facebook that it will be featured on Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives this week

FARGO, N.D. — A Fargo restaurant will make its television debut tomorrow night. Pounds, in downtown Fargo, announced on its Facebook page it will be featured on Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives. The show’s host Guy Fieri had the town buzzing in June when he was spotted around the F-M area, filming at multiple locations. Also in the post, owners write,…

Sheriff’s office asks hunters to look out for missing woman

Search continues for Anne Fitzsimonds, 47

NELSON COUNTY, N.D. — The Nelson County Sheriff’s Office is asking hunters to keep an eye out for a missing woman. Forty-seven-year-old Anne Fitzsimonds was last seen on October 4th. She has brown eyes and red hair. She’s 5’2″ tall and weighs 155 pounds. Authorities say she was last seen leaving a friend’s home four miles north of Petersburg, North…

WWII Veteran in Ellendale, North Dakota Dies at 103

KVRR spoke to John Wheelihan during the celebration for Town of the Year in 2019

ELLENDALE, N.D. — One of Ellendale, North Dakota’s oldest community members has passed away at the age of 103. We featured John Wheelihan during KVRR’s Town of the Year celebration last year. He was a World War II veteran. He attended the University of North Dakota and after graduation, he joined the U.S. Air Force. When our reporter interviewed him,…

Burglary Investigation at Two Crookston Businesses

Police say it happened at Best Used Trucks and Valley Plains Equipment

CROOKSTON, Minn. — Crookston Police Department is investigating burglaries at two businesses over the weekend. Police say that someone broke into Best Used Trucks and Valley Plains Equipment sometime before Saturday morning at 7 a.m. They say it’s likely a vehicle was used to take the stolen items. If you saw someone or a vehicle around these businesses near that…

Fatal Rollover South of Park River, North Dakota

38-year-old man from Pisek died at the scene

PARK RIVER, N.D. — One man is dead after an early morning crash in Walsh County. The North Dakota Highway Patrol says a 38-year-old Pisek man rolled his truck south of Park River. It happened at the intersection of 135th Avenue Northeast and 66th Street Northeast. Officials aren’t sure on the exact time of the crash but say it likely…