Author: Alison Voorhees

Moorhead School Board approves new attendance area boundaries

The district says a survey was conducted to gain input from district families.

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) — The Moorhead School Board approves new attendance area boundaries within the district. The attendance areas are being adjusted to help with capacity issues at elementary schools on the south and east sides of the city. The change will start in the fall and more than 250 students will be impacted. The district is notifying the impacted families….

Term limit supporters fail to gather enough signatures for ballot

BISMARCK, N.D. (KVRR) – Petitions that were turned in to put term limits on the North Dakota ballot had a number of insufficient signatures. Secretary of State Al Jaeger says there were only 17,265 valid signatures. Backers had submitted about 46,000 signatures, well above the nearly 31,000 needed. Some of the problems include out of state addresses and signatures that weren’t…

Investigation leads to large fentanyl seizure in Moorhead

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) – Two people in Moorhead have been arrested for transporting fentanyl from Chicago. Moorhead Police say 53-year-old Marcellus Beasley and 29-year-old Hannah Haaland were pulled over on Friday on I-94 in Clay County on their way back from Illinois. The suspects handed over small bags containing 50 grams of powered fentanyl. The drugs have a street value of…

One person injured in Grand Forks apartment fire

The fire happened at 401 North 12th Street in Grand Forks

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — One person suffered minor injuries in a Grand Forks apartment fire. Crews went to 401 North 12th Street shortly before 1:30 Sunday afternoon for a two-story, six-unit apartment building fire. Firefighters saw smoke and flames coming from a window on the first floor. They were able to put the fire out quickly. The damage was contained to…

Halestorm, Stone Temple Pilots and Black Stone Cherry coming to Bluestem

Tickets go on sale this week for the show Saturday, May 28

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) — Halestorm with Stone Temple Pilots and Black Stone Cherry will be coming to Bluestem Amphitheater in Moorhead on May 28th. Halestorm is known for hits like “I Miss the Misery” and “Here’s To Us.” The alternative rock band Stone Temple Pilots has hits like “Plush” and “Interstate Love Song.” Black Stone Cherry is known for songs…

Nosh Kitchen will close downtown Fargo shop

The store will stay open until March 31.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — A downtown business announces it will soon close. Nosh Kitchen opened in early December in the former Twist location. The shop sells baked goods and take & bake meals. In a post to Facebook, owners of Nosh say the last day of business will be March 31st. They plan is to return to being an at-home…

Man shot by deputies faces long list of charges

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (KVRR) – The Grand Forks County Sheriff’s Office reveals the long list of charges against the man shot by deputies over the weekend. Joseph Espinoza of Grand Forks is charged with Reckless Driving, Driving with a Suspended License, Leaving the Scene of an Accident, Burglary/Breaking and Entering, Criminal Mischief, Robbery, Theft of a Firearm, two counts of Simple…

Two deputies on leave for shooting Grand Forks man

The 37-year-old man was taken to Altru and treated for non-life threatening injuries.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (KVRR) — Two Grand Forks County Deputies are on leave after shooting a man with a gun outside of a house. After 11:00 this morning, a 37-year-old man from Grand Forks crashed his vehicle in the 800 block of County Highway 81 and ran to a nearby house. The homeowner called authorities and reported the man was…

Two local chefs named James Beard Award semifinalists

The James Beard Foundation revealed the semifinalist nominees and two Fargo chefs make the list

Ryan Nitschke Austin Covert FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Two local chefs are up for top honors in the culinary world. Rosewild chef Austin Covert is a semifinalist for a 2022 James Beard Award. He’s up for an award under the category of “Outstanding Chef.” The chef at Luna Fargo, Ryan Nitschke, is a semifinalist for “Best Chef in the Midwest.”…

One person dead in Fargo apartment fire near University Drive

Multiple fire crews, police vehicles and ambulances were there to assist.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Firefighters find one person dead when they respond to a building fire in south Fargo. Around 6:30 p.m., multiple fire trucks, police vehicles and ambulances were at an apartment building at 1843 13 1/2 Street South. The fire was in the lower-level unit and was put out in about 10 minutes. The Birchwood apartment building is just…