Author: Jim Monk

Fargo man arrested in drug bust

FARGO (KVRR) – An intensive drug investigation that started in February has ended with the arrest of a Fargo man. The Fargo Police Department Narcotics Unit, Metro Street Crimes Unit, and the Cass County Drug Task Force arrested 33-year-old Scott Anderson. Police say they have tried to arrest Anderson multiple times over the past several weeks but were unsuccessful. On…

WATCH: Walz imposes new limits on bars, restaurants, gatherings

The new rules, which take effect Friday, are aimed at adults, ages 18 to 35

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Gov. Tim Walz has ordered Minnesota bars and restaurants to stop serving at 10 p.m. and is limiting attendance at weddings, funeral and social gatherings under new restrictions aimed at slowing the spread of the coronavirus. The new rules, which take effect Friday, are aimed at young adults, ages 18 to 35, who are often carriers…

Winter storm affecting travel in Minnesota, South Dakota

MINNEAPOLIS – Heavy snow, freezing rain and icy conditions could make travel challenging in parts of Minnesota, South Dakota and Wisconsin. The National Weather Service issued a winter storm warning for an area stretching from Mankato, Minnesota to Hayward, Wisconsin where 4 to 7 inches of snow is expected Tuesday through Wednesday. Higher snow totals are possible in isolated areas….

Body of missing hunter located in Becker County

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. (KVRR)- The Becker County Sheriff’s Office says searchers have located the body of a hunter who had been missing since Sunday. Fifty-eight-year-old Paul Sandstrom of Blaine, Minn. was located at around 8:30 a.m. Tuesday.  Sandstrom was last seen in the Gardner Lake area, near Bad Medicine Lake. The case is still under investigation, but authorities say a…

North Dakota COVID-19 cases top 56,000

BISMARCK, N.D. (KVRR) – The North Dakota Department of Health reports 894 new COVID-19 cases and 30 new deaths on Tuesday. So far, 674 people in North Dakota have died. Cass County has the largest number of new cases with 162. Officials say that the number of active cases and the number of people hospitalized in the state wasn’t immediately…

Fargo Public Library moves to no-contact curbside service

FARGO (KVRR) – Due to rising numbers of COVID-19 cases, beginning Monday, Nov. 16, all Fargo Public Library buildings will be closed to the public. The library will move to no-contact curbside pickup until further notice. Library cardholders can request materials by placing items on hold in the library’s online catalog, by emailing the library at askreference@fargolibrary.org, or by calling…

Judge says North Dakota’s anti-spoofing law is unconstitutional

BISMARCK, N.D. – A federal judge has struck down North Dakota’s law targeting the practice of disguising caller ID numbers. U.S. District Judge Daniel Traynor says the so-called anti-spoofing law is unconstitutional because it intrudes on interstate commerce regulation, a power reserved for Congress. The state Legislature passed the law last year because of complaints about harassing and scam phone…

Moorhead man known for appearing on network TV show accused of possessing child pornography

Garrett GrommeshMOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) – A Moorhead man who was 10 years old when he was featured on a network television show about home makeovers has been charged with possession of child pornography. Captain Deric Swenson says Moorhead police began investigating 20 year-old Garrett Grommesh last year after the Minnesota BCA received a tip from the National Center for Missing…