Author: Jim Monk

Controversial Theodore Roosevelt statue heading to Medora

MEDORA, N.D. (KVRR) – A controversial statue of President Theodore Roosevelt in New York City is moving to the Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library in Medora. The library foundation says the statue will be on “long-term loan.”  It has stood on the steps of the American Museum of Natural History in New York City since 1940. The statue depicts Roosevelt on…

Target to keep stores permanently closed on Thanksgiving

NEW YORK – Minneapolis-based Target will no longer open its stores on Thanksgiving Day, making permanent a shift to the unofficial start of the holiday season that was suspended during the pandemic. To limit crowds in stores, retailers last year were forced to turn what had become a weekend shopping blitz into an extended event with holiday sales beginning as…

Watch: Kyle Rittenhouse breaks down after he’s cleared of all charges

KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — Kyle Rittenhouse was acquitted of all charges Friday after pleading self-defense in the deadly Kenosha shootings that became a flashpoint in the nation’s debate over guns, vigilantism and racial injustice. Rittenhouse, 18, cried and hugged one of his attorneys upon hearing the verdict. He had been charged with homicide, attempted homicide and reckless endangering after killing…

Supreme Court rejects petition to alter parole eligibility

BISMARCK, N.D. – The North Dakota Supreme Court has rejected a petition by a Bismarck man convicted of killing his wife to alter the parole eligibility dates of his life sentence. Fifty-eight-year-old Russell Craig was sentenced to life after pleading guilty in the fatal stabbing of Pamela Craig-Johnson in 2006. The sentence included the possibility of parole. The Supreme Court…

Biden to transfer presidential powers during colonoscopy

BETHESDA, Md. – The White House says President Joe Biden will briefly transfer power to Vice President Kamala Harris when he undergoes a “routine colonoscopy.” Press secretary Jen Psaki says Biden will be under anesthesia Friday during the procedure at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center and Harris “will work from her office in the West Wing during this time.”…

Turkey producers benefiting from higher prices this year

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Agriculture experts say Minnesota farmers who grow about 45 million turkeys annually will benefit from higher prices this year. The Minnesota Department of Agriculture says the price of turkeys has steadily increased as demand has risen following a year in which there were fewer family gatherings and restaurant traffic was down due to the coronavirus pandemic….

Police continue search for Casey’s robbery suspect

1/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/3 Show Caption Hide Caption FARGO (KVRR) – Fargo Police are seeking assistance in identifying and locating a man wanted in an armed robbery Nov. 15 at Casey’s, 204 42 St. S. The suspect threatened the clerk with an alleged weapon and left, on foot, with cash. The clerk was…