Author: Joe Radske

Twin Cities restore mask mandate

Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey and St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter said the requirement would take effect in both cities at 5 p.m. Thursday.

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – Minnesota’s two largest cities moved Wednesday to reimpose mask requirements in businesses and public places as the omicron variant of coronavirus spreads rapidly. Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey and St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter said the requirement would take effect in both cities at 5 p.m. Thursday. Frey said it’s essential to keep the city healthy and moving,…

West Fargo School District closed due to weather

WEST FARGO, ND (KVRR) – West Fargo Public Schools have cancelled classes for the day. They provided this release on their website: At the request of the City of West Fargo, the district has made the decision to cancel school for today, Wednesday, January 5.  The current and forecasted weather conditions have severely impacted the City’s ability to keep our…

13 dead, including 7 children after row house fire in Philadelphia

The fire was brought under control after less than an hour.

A Philadelphia firefighter works at the scene of a deadly row house fire, Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2022, in the Fairmount neighborhood of Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Officials say a large house fire in Philadelphia has killed 13 people, including seven children, and sent two people to hospitals. Officials said at a news conference hours after the early morning…

Search warrant: Sheriff Hutchinson denied driving vehicle after DWI crash

Hutchison pleaded guilty to a single count of driving while intoxicated in the fourth degree last month, just days after the crash.

(FOX 9) – A search warrant unsealed on Thursday claims Hennepin County Sheriff David Hutchinson initially lied about being behind the wheel of the vehicle after a drunk driving crash in northern Minnesota last month. The search warrant was filed in Becker County District Court after Hutchinson wrecked his county vehicle on I-94 outside of Alexandria, Minnesota on December 8. Court document…

3 semis and 1 vehicle stuck in median on I-94

I-94 just west of Rothsay, the wind is making parts of the road disappear.

Near Rothsay, MN (KVRR) – Minnesota State Patrol is warning drivers to stay cautious as they drive through blizzard conditions. There are several areas of reduced visibility creating problems. I-94 just west of Rothsay, the wind is making parts of the road disappear. MPS is reporting that three semis and a vehicle are in the median. There are no injuries….

Fargo, West Fargo and Cass County facilities opening late

FARGO, ND (KVRR) –  Due to winter weather conditions, all City of Fargo facilities (including the COVID-19 testing site at 3051 25th St. S. Suite K) will open at 10 a.m. The Fargo Sanitary landfill will open late at 9 a.m. MATBUS services will continue uninterrupted; routes 13, 14, 18 and 24 will utilize snow detours until conditions improve. Garbage…

Fire damages row of apartment garages in Fargo

Firefighters were able to extinguish the fire quickly upon arrival.

Fargo, ND (KFGO/KVRR) – At 9:57 p.m. Monday evening, Fargo firefighters were dispatched to a report of heavy smoke inside coming from a row of garages located at 5285 28th Ave S.  Upon arrival, firefighters discovered heavy smoke and fire conditions coming from a double stall garage. Firefighters were able to extinguish the fire quickly upon arrival. One garage stall…

Cass County Sheriff will run for reelection

Sheriff Jahner was elected in 2018.

CASS COUNTY, ND – Cass County Sheriff Jesse Jahner will run for reelection. Jahner released a statement Monday morning. Sheriff Jahner was elected in 2018. He released the following statement: “I am excited to announce that I am seeking reelection for the position of Cass County Sheriff in 2023. I want to thank our citizens, the men and women of…

UPDATE: Juveniles found safe

15-year-old Chloe Ball-Kilbourne and 17-year-old Cadence Nostdahl.

*UPDATE (4:10 p.m. Jan. 2)* The Moorhead Police Department received a call at 1:09 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 2 with a tip from a resident in an apartment complex letting MPD know they recognized the two juveniles, Cadence Nostdahl and Chloe Ball-Kilbourne, from the Fargo Police Department’s media release and believed they were in the resident’s apartment complex. At 2:16 p.m….

Fargo Police asking for help to find runaway teen

Jarae was last seen in the 1400 block of 10th St. S. last night between 5:15 and 6:15 p.m. 

FARGO, ND (KVRR) – The Fargo Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating 16-year-old Jarae Harles who escaped from custody on Dec. 30, 2021. Jarae was last seen in the 1400 block of 10th St. S. last night between 5:15 and 6:15 p.m. Harles escaped the custody of juvenile detention officials. Harles is 5’10” tall and weighs approximately…