Author: Alison Voorhees

Altony’s in Moorhead reopens in a new location

The new location is at 800 Holiday Drive in Moorhead

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) — After one door closes, another one opens for an Italian restaurant in Moorhead. Altony’s moves to a new location in south Moorhead “Steady and busy. Oh, they’re very glad we’re back open. They missed us,” says Ryan Alford. The Italian theme has stayed. What was once Little Caesar’s in south Moorhead is now Altony’s Neighborhood Italian…

Hay bale starts quonset on fire in Angus, Minnesota

Polk County authorities say the fire caused $30,000 in damages

ANGUS, Minn. — Fire crews responded to a quonset on fire in Angus, Minnesota. The fire was at 13407 US HWY 75 North, owned by Arlen Stroble. A deputy says a nearby burning hay bale started a the quonset on fire. The building and everything inside is a total loss, estimating about $30,000 in damages. No was was injured in…

Lake Ida drowning victim identified

The Douglas County Sheriff's Office says the victim is 59-year-old Danny Haak of Alexandria.

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Minn. (KVRR) — Authorities identify the man they say drowned in Lake Ida Saturday afternoon. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office says the victim is 59-year-old Danny Haak of Alexandria. The 911 call came in shortly before 5 o’clock that there was a man in the water. He was brought to shore by neighbors and CPR was started. Emergency…

Food Network to feature Moorhead’s Rustica on Friday

The episode is set to run this Friday at 8 p.m.

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) — Another local restaurant will be in the TV spotlight this weekend. Rustica Eatery & Tavern posted to Facebook that it will be featured on Food Network’s “Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives” this Friday at 8 p.m. The Moorhead restaurant is one of many in the metro that have recently made it on the hit show. The show’s…

Task Force nabs felony fugitive in Moorhead

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) – Authorities have arrested a fugitive wanted on several outstanding warrants in Moorhead. The Clay County Sheriff’s Office says on Monday, the High Plains Fugitive Task Force spotted 41-year-old Burton Bonham.  When law enforcement tried to approach, Bonham ran to a home in the 2500 block of 6th Ave. North. A perimeter was set up and after a…

Final suspect arrested in West Fargo shooting that injured juvenile

The shooting happened Monday, March 22 in a West Fargo neighborhood

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — West Fargo police say the final suspect has been arrested in connection to a shooting that happened on March 22. A juvenile has been taken into custody. Police also say that the dark colored vehicle they were looking for has been found. The shooting happened at 9th Street West and Parkway Drive when two others…

New Moorhead pub now open for business

Murphy's Pub opened quietly a few weeks ago after the pandemic forced a later start date

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) — The pandemic has been tough on businesses over the past year, especially bars and restaurants. One of the employee’s of a new Moorhead pub says opening now under the restrictions is just the new normal. Bartender and server Baylee Engquist says, “It’s been months and months in the making but it really paid off.” You may…

Man dies after crashing into barrier on I-29 in Fargo

The highway patrol says it appears he suffered a medical condition.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — A 45-year-old man is dead after crashing his vehicle into a concrete barrier. The North Dakota Highway Patrol says the driver was going south on I-29 when he suffered a medical condition near Main Avenue around 3:00 p.m. He was taken to Sanford where he was pronounced dead. The crash is under investigation. Categories: Local News,…

Second fire at former Mid America Steel building ruled intentional

Fargo Police Department releases surveillance pictures from the Sunday night fire

1/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/3 Show Caption Hide Caption FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Fargo Fire Marshal Ryan Erickson says the second fire at the former Mid America Steel building was also intentionally set. Fargo police have released these surveillance pictures from the scene Sunday night, in hopes of identifying the people or the vehicle….

Luna Fargo turns bathroom controversy into money for nonprofit

Luna Fargo is selling "Fargo is not Portland" shirts for $25 to donate to a nonprofit organization

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — A Fargo restaurant is turning what they call their “15 minutes of fame” into money for a nonprofit organization. Earlier this week, we told you about Luna Fargo, on South University Drive, firing back online at a customer’s complaints over their bathroom signs. The signs read, “Whichever.” The customer says the signs are offensive and he…