Author: Brandon Blakney

Gas prices continue to rise and could get worse

Gas is up about 70 cents from this time last year according to Triple A.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Gas is up about 70 cents from this time last year according to AAA. People who monitor gas trends say prices will keep climbing due to demand. People are concerned about this spike in gas prices. It’s affecting their travel plans and budgets. Some are worried what they may have to sacrifice to afford to drive….

Charity held for Moorhead bus driver hit with multiple setbacks

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) — The community comes together for a Moorhead bus driver who been hit with multiple setbacks. “Well I’m pretty overwhelmed right now; I have amazing, amazing family and friends. It’s unreal,”¬† said Renecker. Terry Renecker is a bus driver with the Moorhead Public Schools. She’s also a cancer survivor who’s been hospitalized recently with pneumonia. Friends of…

UND takes series opener over Western Michigan 2-1 in final home stand

NUMBER 7 NORTH DAKOTA hosting number 6 Western Michigan in their regular season home SERIES finale at the Ralph, so you know that crowd is going to be rocking!

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (KVRR)- Ashton Clader¬† strikes first early in this one to put the Fighting Hawks up one- zero.   Western Michigan would come out of the break aggressive and light the lantern to tie the game.   Matteo Constatini would help the Hawks soar to victory with a goal to put them up 2-1 for the series opener….

After being canceled last year the Cass County Spelling bee makes it’s return this year,

28 students from seven schools grades third through eighth came to compete.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR)- After being canceled last year the Cass County Spelling bee makes it’s return this year, and 28 students from seven schools grades third through eighth came to compete. There is a written portion and from there typically the top 12 spellers move onto the oral spelling round but this year there was a tie so 13 moved…

Harlem Globetrotters anti-bullying campaign stops in Fargo

Harlem Globetrotter Zeus McClurkin is in Fargo to assist the boys and girls clubs of Red River Valley in bullying prevention

  FARGO, N.D. (KVRR)- “Slam Dunk Slam Dunk” The Harlem Globetrotters have been gracing the hardwood since 1927 and they haven’t lost a game since the 1970’s, but they’re committed to more than just hoops. “What we do off the court is even more amazing, today I got an opportunity to talk to these kids at the boys and girls…

First responders share their experiences from 14 vehicle I-94 crash

First responders tell us the difficulties of helping victims in the bitter cold and trying not to get frostbite.

MAPLETON, N.D. (KVRR) – First responders at the scene of a 14 vehicle crash between Casselton and Mapleton on I-94 on Monday tell us the difficulties of helping victims in the bitter cold and trying not to get frostbite. “We were initially paged out to a multivehicle accident, we were unsure about how many vehicles would be necessary for us…

What does it take to close a highway or interstate during winter weather?

NEAR MAPLETON, N.D. (KVRR) – A crash involving 14 vehicles between Mapleton and Casselton on Monday may have you thinking what it takes to close down an interstate or highway. Every storm the Highway Patrol works with the state’s Department of Transportation to evaluate road conditions and visibility for traffic speeds. Monday’s storm cut across the southeastern corner of North…

DFL hosts food drive addressing college hunger

In honor of Democrats Care Day on Saturday, the Democratic Farmer Labor party in Moorhead is having a food drive to address food insecurity on college campuses.

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) – In honor of Democrats Care Day on Saturday, the Democratic-Farmer-Labor party in Moorhead is having a food drive to address food insecurity on college campuses. Organizers are taking food donations all week and are seeking shelf stable foods like cereal, canned goods, non perishable items and personal care items including diapers, feminine products and toiletries. They…