Author: Joe Radske

Suspect being sought in early morning burglary and assault in south Moorhead

When officers arrived they found a man who had been beaten.

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KFGO/KVRR) – Moorhead police are investigating a burglary and assault that sent one person to the hospital. Officers responded to a disturbance just after 3:30 a.m. Wednesday in the 1300 block of 19 1/2 Street. When officers arrived they found a man who had been beaten. His injuries are not life-threatening. Police learned that the suspect, who was…

Carrie Underwood brings her Denim & Rhinestones Tour to Grand Forks

Tickets for the concerts go on sale to the general public beginning Friday, May 20 at 10am central time.

GRAND FORKS, ND (KVRR) – 8 time Grammy winner and 3 time ACM Entertainer of the Year, Carrie Underwood announced she will perform in Grand Forks. The Denim & Rhinestones Tour will make a stop at Alerus Center on October 27, 2022. Tickets for the concerts go on sale to the general public beginning Friday, May 20 at 10am central…

Watch: Apartment fire displaces 28 Fargo residents

When firefighters arrived, flames were shooting from the roof of the building, and tenants of the building were rapidly evacuating.

FARGO (KVRR/KFGO) – Fargo firefighters were dispatched to an apartment building on fire at 605 11th St S. shortly after 11 p.m. Wednesday. Initial reports indicated “flames showing.” When firefighters arrived, flames were shooting from the roof of the building, and tenants of the building were rapidly evacuating. It took just under an hour to extinguish the fire. 28 tenants…

Lightning strike likely caused house fire in Detroit Lakes

Witnesses were able to see flames from across Big Detroit Lake as fire crews battled the blaze.

DETROIT LAKES, Minn, (KFGO/KDLM) – A lightning strike is suspected to have ignited a large house fire in Detroit Lakes, Wednesday evening. Fire Chief Ryan Swanson said he believes lightning was the cause of the huge blaze.  He said no one was home at the time. Concern with another lightning strike prevented the fire department from using its ladder truck….

Moorhead Police called to high school for a fight between students

According to the school district a fight between two students started before classes started this morning.

MOORHEAD, MN (KVRR) – A fight in the hallway of Moorhead High School was contained with the help of Moorhead Police. According to the school district a fight between two students started before classes started this morning. School administration responded and the School Resource Officer called MPD for assistance. As the students were being escorted off campus a verbal argument…

Vice President Harris tests positive for COVID-19

The White House said Tuesday that Harris tested positive on both rapid and a PCR tests, and said she “has exhibited no symptoms.”

WASHINGTON (AP) – Vice President Kamala Harris has tested positive for COVID-19, the White House says. It’s a sharp new reminder of the persistence of the highly contagious virus even as the U.S. eases restrictions in a bid to revert to pre-pandemic normalcy. Neither President Joe Biden nor first lady Jill Biden was considered a “close contact” of Harris in…

Federal judge voids national mask mandate for travel

The Justice Department declined to comment Monday when asked if the government planned to appeal the ruling.

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) – A federal judge in Florida has voided the national mask mandate covering airplanes and other public transportation as exceeding the authority of U.S. health officials. The decision Monday by U.S. District Judge Kathryn Kimball Mizelle in Tampa also said the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention improperly failed to justify its decision and did not…

Three homes damaged by fire in South Fargo

The call was to 2282 57th Avenue South, Fargo.

southfire1 FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Fargo firefighters are battling a fire in two houses side by side on the city’s south side. A house fire in Fargo quickly spread to another neighboring home and damaged the siding of a third home. The initial blaze, at 2282 57th Avenue S, was reported shortly after noon Monday. En route, fire crews were…

Fargo Mayor recommends interim City Administrator

If city commissioners approve the mayor’s recommendation at Monday’s meeting, Redlinger would take over the interim position effective June 25.

FARGO (KFGO) – Fargo Mayor Tim Mahoney will recommend Michael Redlinger be appointed as interim City Administrator until the position is filled. Redlinger, who has been Assistant City Administrator since 2016, would fill the temporary position of Bruce Grubb, who is retiring on June 24. Mahoney said Redlinger would be the “logical person.” If city commissioners approve the mayor’s recommendation…

Snow covered roads causing slippery driving in MN

aprilsnow3 aprilsnow2 aprilsnow1 ROTHSAY, MN (KVRR) – Minnesota State Patrol are responding to several rollover crashes, spin outs & jackknifed semis. MNSP says several motorists are driving too fast for obvious slippery conditions. A semi on I94 near exit 15 went into the ditch, no one was injured. MNSP says please move over to give us room. Categories: Local News,…