Author: Brandon Blakney

Moorhead man doing all he can to help people in Ukraine

The man who stopped his political campaign to help people in Ukraine has been in the country for over 40 days.

UKRAINE (KVRR) — The Moorhead man who stopped his political campaign to help people in Ukraine has been in the country for over 40 days. Mark Lindquist tells us he’s meeting with Ukrainian military leaders on the front lines in the eastern part of the country, his group is bringing them medical supplies, like burn bandages and chest seals. Lindquist…

People all across the country make a “day of action” for abortion rights

Many people in the F-M region shared their thoughts during the ``The'' Bans Off Our Bodies ``rally

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) —  Hundreds of thousands of people across the United States made a “day of action” for abortion rights. Many people in the F-M region shared their thoughts during the ”Bans Off Our Bodies” rally. “Our bodies hands off, our bodies hands off.” Hundreds of pro choice supporters could be heard and seen chanting and marching through downtown…

F-M community gathers for Bans off our Bodies rally

Hundreds of thousands of people across the United States mark a "day of action" for abortion rights

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Many people in the F-M region share their thoughts. Dozens of pro-choice supporters were heard and seen chanting and marching through downtown Fargo, they had signs with many messages. Members of several organizations feel this is a potential crossroads. Rally participants say the crowd was much larger than the last protest and that was a promising…

UND’s commencement saw around 2000 students eligible for graduation

"The University of North Dakota is a widely recognized leader in fields that are near and dear to my heart"

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (KVRR)- UND’s commencement saw around 2000 students eligible for graduation. Gen. John W. “Jay” Raymond, chief of space operations for the U.S. Space Force spoke to the 639 graduate and doctoral students, 1,128 bachelor’s degree candidates, 63 law graduates, and 69 receive their M.D. degree. An additional 13 law students who graduated in December were recognized at…

National Law Enforcement Memorial Day celebrated at Lindenwood Park

National Law Enforcement Memorial Day commemorates the brave local, state and federal peace officers who've died or been disabled in the line of duty.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – National Law Enforcement Memorial Day commemorates the brave local, state and federal peace officers who’ve died or been disabled in the line of duty. Law enforcement agencies and their families across the F-M region met up at the American Legion Memorial fountain in Lindenwood Park to honor fallen officers including West Fargo Police Lieutenant Adam Gustafson….

Cities begin to clean up and rebuild after storm

Strong winds knocked down trees, causing damage to homes and property in Wahpeton and Breckenridge .

WAHPETON, N.D. (KVRR)- Strong winds knocked down trees, causing damage to homes and property in Wahpeton and Breckenridge. A 20 minute storm has life changing effects. “We obviously heard the sirens and I’d say about 10 to 15 minutes after the sirens we didn’t think much of it never really happened here and all of a sudden I’m standing next…

KVRR Exclusive: Undercover Moorhead Detectives Work To Get Fentanyl Off The Street

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) — Over the last six months, local law enforcement agencies have seized over $80,000 worth of fentanyl. “It’s huge they found that in 9/11 over in Afghanistan they started to really over produce their poppy plants and that’s really when the explosion kind of mixed between the expanding shipping out of the opioids along with the we…

Flooded drain systems cause vehicles to stall in F-M area

Flooding made for difficult travel conditions in the F-M area this morning.

FARGO-MOORHEAD (KVRR) – Flooded roads cause some drivers to stall their vehicles Monday morning as they ignored the turn around don’t drown motto. “Unfortunately a lot of times when we get a really heavy rain event like this, the system just isn’t built to handle that much amount of rain in such a short amount of time. A lot of…

Sanford Health Integrative Medicine helps patients with alternative treatments

We talk with a doctor at Sanford Health Integrative Medicine Clinic about alternative treatment options.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Sanford Health Integrative Medicine Clinic is giving patients alternative treatment options. A patient with irritable bowel syndrome was referred there because of fatigue, migraines and other symptoms. She was put on a holistic, homeopathic treatment plan which involves more over the counter supplements. Dr. Eric Thompson says lifestyle medicine is also about connecting with the patient…

Restaurants overcome staff shortages to handle Mother’s Day crowds

Restaurants offering specials stay busy as people go out and eat on Mother's Day.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — A day to honor a special lady in our lives as people go out and eat to celebrate Mother’s Day. Restaurants have to prep days and sometimes weeks in advance to deal with hundreds of families coming out to celebrate moms. “It is our busiest day of the year hands down. Most of us were here…