Author: Joe Radske

Barnesville calls for water restrictions immediately

BARNESVILLE, MN (KVRR) —  Effective immediately the City of Barnesville implemented Stage 3 water restrictions. Restrictions include: • No lawn watering; except for yards sodded or seeded this year • Trees, shrubs and gardens may be watered using handheld devices only from 6:00-9:00 am and 7:00-10:00 pm; following Odd-Even Rule, on even numbered days, even numbered homes and on odd…

ND oil production flat due to worker shortage

BISMARCK, N.D. (KVRR) – Oil production is flat in North Dakota due to a workforce shortage as the industry recovers from the coronavirus pandemic. Companies say they are in need of workers to inject water, sand and chemicals down wells to crack open rock and release oil, a process known as hydraulic fracking. State Mineral Resources Director Lynn Helms says…

Tonight’s Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella production cancelled

FARGO, ND (KVRR) — Monday night’s storm is ruining Cinderella’s fairy tale ending this morning. Fargo public schools officials say the storm damaged a portion of the set for Trollwood’s production of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella. That means Wednesday night’s performance has been cancelled. There will be an additional showtime on Sunday, August 1 at 8:30 p.m. If you’ve already…

Moorhead Police arrest suspect in Wyndmere bank robbery

RICHLAND COUNTY, ND (KVRR) — The woman accused of a bank robbery in Wyndmere, North Dakota is under arrest. Moorhead Police received a tip from a concerned citizen on Monday. The tipster recognized images of the suspect vehicle. Moorhead Police located the vehicle and took the suspect into custody. 43 year old Tessa Jaksa from Moorhead was apprehended by Moorhead…

Republicans in Valley City legislative district seek recall of Republican House member Dwight Kiefert

VALLEY CITY, N.D. (KFGO) – North Dakota Secretary of State Al Jaeger has approved a petition for circulation seeking to recall Republican Representative Dwight Kiefert, of Valley City. The chairman of the sponsoring committee seeking to oust Kiefert, Shane Anderson of Valley City, is a fellow Republican and the party treasurer of District 24, which Kiefert represents. Kiefert says he’s…

Supreme Court: Judgeship to stay in Mandan

BISMARCK (KFGO/KVRR)  – A soon-to-be-vacant South Central District judgeship will stay in Mandan. The North Dakota Supreme Court made that decision following Judge John Grinsteiner plans to retire Aug. 20. When a district judge leaves, the Supreme Court determines whether to keep the judgeship in the present location, move it elsewhere or abolish it. The decision is based on statewide…