Author: Jim Monk

Minnesota won’t approve anxiety as condition for medical marijuana

ST. PAUL, Minn. – The Minnesota Department of Health says it would not add anxiety disorders as a qualifying condition for medical marijuana, unlike North Dakota and three other states. State Health Commissioner Jan Malcolm says there’s not enough scientific evidence of benefits of medical cannabis use when compared to the possibility of “unintended consequences.” No new conditions were added…

Gunshots reported in Moorhead

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) – Moorhead police are investigating gunshots fired Wednesday night in the 1200 block of 27th Ave. S. Officers located evidence, which confirmed that gunshots had been fired.  There were no injuries. No arrest has been made and the incident remains under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Moorhead Police Department on-duty supervisor at 701-451-7660…

Fire damages Larimore potato warehouse

LARIMORE, N.D. (KVRR/KNOX) – Damages from a fire at a seed potato warehouse in Larimore Tuesday night are estimated at $2 million. The Grand Forks County Sheriff’s Department and Larimore fire teams responded to the blaze at Hoverson Farms around 10:40 p.m. Crews spotted black smoke and flames coming from the garage door on the south side of the building….

North Dakota abortion opponents, supporters say effects of Supreme Court ruling could be profound

Demonstrators at Supreme Court 12/1/2021 WASHINGTON (KVRR) – The Supreme Court on Wednesday heard nearly two hours of arguments that focused on whether sweeping changes could be made to limit abortion rights. Justices are being asked to overrule the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision and the 1992 ruling in Planned Parenthood v. Casey, which reaffirmed Roe. North Dakota Catholic Conference…

West Fargo says stay off iced-over retention ponds and Sheyenne River

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – West Fargo officials are urging people to stay off iced-over retention ponds and the Sheyenne River. Fire Chief Dan Fuller says the integrity of ice on retention ponds and rivers are lowered by several factors, including water flowing under the ice, temperature changes, salt water drainage and sump pumps placed throughout retention ponds.  He says…

Fargo church plans outdoor Nativity with live animals

FARGO (KVRR) – An outdoor Nativity featuring actors with live animals will be on display at a Fargo church this weekend. Faith United Methodist Church will stage the “live Nativity” at 909 19th Ave. N. on Sunday, Dec. 5 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Organizers say the event, which also includes Christmas music, hot cider and holiday treats, will…

6th juror seated for Potter trial in Daunte Wright’s death

Kim PotterMINNEAPOLIS – Prosecutors and attorneys for the suburban Minneapolis police officer charged in Daunte Wright’s shooting death have seated two more jurors for her trial, including a woman who said she owns a handgun and a stun gun. Kim Potter is charged with manslaughter in the April 11 shooting of Wright, a 20-year-old motorist, following a traffic stop in…

Man who was missing for days found dead inside air duct

DENT, Minn. (KVRR) – A 40-year-old rural Dent, Minnesota man was found dead in the air duct of his house. The Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office received a call from a family member Monday morning after they went to check on the man. The family says they hadn’t heard from him in several days. The sheriff’s office says the death appears…