Author: Brandon Blakney

Things you should check on your car to keep safe in the snow

Is your car prepared to weather the winter season

NORTH DAKOTA & MINNESOTA (KVRR) – With the first snowfall of the year coming, is your car ready? “I always recommend anytime we get into the winter months that everybody get their vehicle in to get their master technician once for them. Make sure they’re safe,” Matt’s Automotive North Moorhead Service Manager Chris Thom Service Manager said. Winter is coming…

Fargo South H.S. honors WWII Bronze Star recipient

Fargo South High School hosts third annual Veterans Ceremony

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – With Veterans Day Approaching Fargo South High School honored those who served our country. Students vote on a vet to honor every year. Maurice Bonemeyer fought in World War Two, was captured by Germans during the Battle of the Bulge and spent five months as a prisoner of war. He received the Bronze Star and a…

Burgum’s State of the State Address covers tax breaks, energy and jobs

"We have an unprecedented opportunity. An opportunity to positively impact the lives of our citizens now and the trajectory of our state for decades to come."

BISMARCK, N.D. (KVRR) – North Dakota is in a good place according to Governor Doug Burgum, the economy is flourishing, the population is growing and investors are interested. Burgum touched on many topics including taxes, energy and jobs in his State of the State Address. He wants lawmakers to provide a one time $500 income tax credit by using the…

‘We The Poeple’ rally attracts hundreds who rebuke vaccine mandates

People are afraid to lose their jobs over federal vaccine mandate and want their voices heard

BISMARCK, N.D. (KVRR) – Hundreds gathered in the state’s Capitol for a “We the People rally” to express frustrations with vaccine mandates. Demonstrators are upset people are losing their jobs and military members are being dishonorably discharged for refusing the vaccine. Republican State Representative Jim Kasper of Fargo says there needs to be more conservatives represented in local government to…

UND Football Uses Fourth Quarter Comeback to Beat Youngstown State

Fighting Hawks second Missouri Valley win

GRAND FORKS, N.D — North Dakota football gets their second Missouri Valley win of the season scoring 17 second half points to top Youngstown State, 24-21. It was all part of 354 yards of offense and converting on 21 first downs improving to 3-1 at the Alerus Center. KVRR Sports’ Brandon Blakney has your recap from Grand Forks. Categories: College,…

Children of pediatricians take newly approved Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine for young kids

Children of two pediatricians are among the first five to 11 year olds in our region to get vaccinated for COVID-19.

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Children of two pediatricians are among the first five to 11-year-olds in our region to get vaccinated for COVID-19. “I put it on my list a long time ago when I started making my Christmas list for this year, and I was really excited when I heard we could get it,” 11-year-old Stella Horner said….

US Postal Service is looks to fill 45 positions in Fargo

Job fair in downtown Fargo attracts residents searching for employment.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – The United States Postal Service held a job fair in Downtown Fargo to try to fill 45 open positions. People were helped by current staff through the application process and were provided information on job descriptions and potential benefits. These positions range from $15 to $19 in base pay. The postal service has revamped its recruitment…

Fargo Mayor Mahoney Fighting in Court To Run Again

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR)- We are here on the city’s request as to whether or not Mayor Dr. Mahoney is eligible to run for another four year term,” said Cass County Judge Stephannie Stiel. Opening arguments were presented at Cass County Courthouse. Mayor Dr. Tim Mahoney and his attorney stated their case and Fargo’s City Attorney Eric Johnson argued why he…

Flag Raised at Sanford Health To Mark Eye Donation Month

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Sanford Health holds a flag raising ceremony to kick off Eye Donation Month. Dakota Lions Sight and Health says cornea transplant surgery has the highest success rate of any other transplant surgeries. The demand also continues to grow across the country. Sanford has used these flag dedications to honor the sacrifice donor’s and their families have…

West Fargo Police Officer Suffers A Heart Attack While On Duty

Officer Tim Brown is currently in the ICU. GoFundMe started to help his family.

Fargo, N.D. (KVRR)- “West Fargo police department officer Tim Brown suffered a heart attack on the morning of October 31st 2021 while booking two females who had felonies for aggravated assault,” said West Fargo PD Chief Dennis Otternes. Officer Tim Brown was responding to a report of  two women Shalonda Profit and Brittany Hatcher at Grace Gardens on the 1400…