Alison Voorhees

One Man is Dead After Rollover in Becker County

58-year-old Lester Ashton of Waubun, Minnesota was killed in crash

BECKER COUNTY, Minn. — One man is dead after rolling his vehicle in Becker County over the weekend. It happened shortly after 8 a.m. Saturday. The Becker County Sheriff’s Office says 58-year-old Lester Ashton of Waubun, Minnesota was driving on County Road 158 near a public access road when he rolled his vehicle. He was ejected and pronounced dead at…

Back to School with KVRR News Team

Some of the KVRR crew share their back to school pictures

FARGO, N.D. — It’s back to school and that means picture time. Whether it’s in front of your house, loading the bus or the standard school pictures, we’ve all got them so we thought we’d share a few of ours. Let’s start off with KVRR reporter Danielle Church. She’s ready to take her Barbie backpack to start her Kindergarten year….

Young Girl Hosts Royal Cupcake Stand to Pay It Forward

Addie Loerzel brings back princesses, cupcakes and lemonade to raise money for the Sunshine Foundation

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Princesses, cupcakes and bouncy houses can only mean one thing. Addie’s Royal Cupcake Stand is back in Moorhead. Twelve-year-old Addie Loerzel, a Moorhead girl with Spina Bifida, is raising money to help other seriously ill or disabled children enjoy dream vacations. Addie was granted her wish back in 2013 and now she’s working with the Sunshine Foundation…

Democrat Keith Ellison Wins Attorney General Race

Despite allegations of domestic abuse just days prior to the Minnesota election

ST. PAUL, Minn. — According to the Associated Press, Congressman Keith Ellison wins in the Minnesota primary race for attorney general despite facing domestic violence accusations, which he has denied. He went up against Northfield Attorney Matt Pelikan, State Representative Debra Hilstrom of Brooklyn Park, former Ramsey and Washington County Attorney Tom Foley and former Commerce Commissioner Mike Rothman. Congressman…

Rep. Keith Ellison Accused of Abuse

Ellison is accused of emotional and physical abuse by an ex-girlfriend

ST. PAUL, Minn. — The co-chair of the Democratic National Committee, Rep. Keith Ellison of Minnesota, is accused of emotional and physical abuse by an ex-girlfriend who said: “You know you did that to me.” Ellison responded to the allegations Sunday, issuing a brief statement that said, in part,  “I never behaved in this way.” You can read his full…

AMBER Alert For Girl Missing in Grand Forks is Canceled

Search for 18-month-old Jaylee Azure

UPDATE: The Grand Forks County Sheriff’s Office says the AMBER Alert for 19-month-old Jaylee Azure has been canceled. She has been found safe.   GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The Grand Forks County Sheriff’s Department has issued an AMBER Alert. Shortly after 2:00, 18-month-old Jaylee Azure is believed to have been abducted from a social service office in Grand Forks. Authorities…

Rep. Kevin Cramer Goes Door-to-Door on Campaign Trail

Cramer is making phone calls and knocking on doors to gain votes before the election

FARGO, N.D. — We’re only 100 days away from the senate election race. Rep. Kevin Cramer is making phone calls and knocking on doors to gain votes before the big day. Congressman Kevin Cramer says one of the things that makes North Dakota a good state for national, political activism is its size. “It’s a small state, very few voters and…

Paralyzed Hockey Player Says He Can Move His Toes

Jack Jablonski posted video to Twitter and wrote, "Moving my toes on my own on my command"

The former Minnesota high school hockey player who was left paralyzed after a game injury is continuing to make progress. Jack Jablonski can move his toes. The now 22-year-old posted a video to Twitter with the caption, “Moving my toes on my own on my command.” The accident that injured his spinal cord happened at a game in St. Louis…

Third Candidate for Otter Tail County Sheriff

Perham Police Chief Jason Hoaby enters the race

OTTER TAIL COUNTY, Minn. — Perham Police Chief Jason Hoaby has jumped into the race for Otter Tail County Sheriff. His entrance into the race makes it a three-way contest in the August primary. Fergus Falls Police Chief Kile Bergren and Otter Tail Sheriff’s Chief Deputy Barry Fitzgibbons also want to succeed long-time Sheriff Brian Schlueter. He decided back in…

Alleged Minnesota Killed Indicted for Murder

The grand jury indicted 56-year-old Lois Riess on first-degree murder

FORT Myers, Fla. — A Minnesota woman accused of killing her husband and a Florida woman before leading authorities on a cross-country manhunt has been indicted. Officials in Lee County, Florida say the grand jury indicted 56-year-old Lois Riess on first-degree murder. If convicted, she could face the death penalty, but a spokeswoman for the state attorney’s office said prosecutors…