Author: Brandon Blakney

House fire destroys home in rural Moorhead

Two people jump out of a second story window to escape a house fire in rural Moorhead

RURAL MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) – Two people jump out of a second story window to escape a house fire in rural Moorhead. Clay County Sheriff Mark Empting says they were taken to the hospital with minor injuries. “The building was pretty well fully engulfed and our focus became protecting the adjacent residents and propane tanks there,” Sabin-Elmwood Fire Department Assistant…

Slumberland Furniture gives beds to kids in need

How they brought tears of joy and smiles during its Making Homes for the Holidays.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – In 27 years Slumberland Furniture says it has donated a couple thousand beds to kids in need during the holidays. “This is going to be a huge surprise for her, so I thank you guys a lot. It’s making me emotional, so thank you,” Mom of three Tacinca L said. “Some of the kids that we’re…

West Fargo Basketball looks to build on a new year with a new team

Defending champs not satisified

WEST FARGO, N.D — (KVRR)- “It was a big deal to our community and our guys feel how important it was but they’ve moved on. That was last year’s team, this isn’t the same team,” said Coach Adam Palczewski. “The EDC is going to be really good this year, we’ve got to lock in this year and we’ve got to…

MSUM men’s basketball adds a new member to the elusive 1,000 point club

Bryce Irsfeld dropped 21 on Umary in the Dragons last contest to reach the milestone.

Moorhead, Minn.  (KVRR)- MSUM basketball adds a new member to the elusive 1,000 point club this week Bryce Irsfeld dropped 21 on UMary in the Dragons last contest to reach the milestone. A fifth year senior, Irsfeld has remained a crucial part of the Dragons backcourt, currently tied for first on the team in scoring averaging a nudge over 11…

“It’s not surprising that it showed up” Walz speaks on Omicron variant

Well first and foremost it's not surprising that it showed up.

DILWORTH, Minn. (KVRR) — The omicron variant of COVID-19 has been discovered in at least five states, the second being Minnesota. It shows yet again how mutations of the virus can circumnavigate the globe with speed. Minnesota Governor Tim Walz gives an update on the first confirmed Omicron variant case in the state. “Well first and foremost it’s not surprising…

Gov. Walz tours Dilworth fire station as city asks for millions for renovations

DILWORTH, Minn. (KVRR) – Minnesota Governor Tim Walz is making his rounds on his local jobs and projects tour including a stop at the Dilworth fire station, a unit that serves a big portion of Clay County. The station is seeking state and federal funding for a renovation plan that’s estimated to cost $6.5 million. They’re asking the state of Minnesota…

13th Annual Stuff the Bus ready to hit the road

The 13th annual stuff the bus event, providing gifts to women and children in the YWCA at their Unique Boutique will hit the road Tuesday.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – The 13th annual stuff the bus event, providing gifts to women and children in the YWCA at their Unique Boutique will hit the road Thursday. The bus will be located at Beyond Realty on December 2nd from 3:00 to 3:45 PM. They will be accepting donations like toys for kids, art supplies as well as clothing,…

Fargo’s North Broadway Bridge may be demolished

The Fate of the North Broadway Bridge will be decided at the next City Commision meeting in two weeks.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – The fate of the North Broadway Bridge will be decided at the next City Commission meeting in two weeks. “I just want the public to understand that if we take the bridge out it doesn’t mean it immediately comes back, ” Fargo Mayor Dr. Tim Mahoney said. If the 32-year-old North Broadway Bridge is demolished because…