Author: Kathryn Gallo

Everson Griffen, Adrian Peterson Reunite With Vikings on Sunday

Both are teammates on Detroit Lions

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — Defensive end Everson Griffen played his entire NFL career in Minnesota. That is until this season, when contract negations fell through with the Vikings and he instead signed with Dallas. The Cowboys then traded Griffen to Detroit on October 30th, which set up his debut in a Lions uniform to come against Minnesota. “It will be strange…

MN high school football roundup

Perham, Hawley and Sebeka picked up wins on Friday night

EAST GRAND FORKS, Minn. — It was another Friday night under the lights for Minnesota high school football. Perham handled things easily against East Grand Forks, downing the Green Wave 42-7. Hawley and Crookston played a tight contest, but the Nuggets ultimately came out on top with the 34-32 victory. Rothsay fell 28-14 against Sebeka.   Categories: High School, KVRR…

Minnesota agriculture industry may feel blows of Peterson loss

Rep. Collin Peterson was the U.S. House Representative from Minnesota's 7th Congressional District for the last 30 years. He lost the 2020 election to Republican Michelle Fischbach.

MINNESOTA — It may have been one of the bigger upsets in this years U.S. House race. Fifteen-term incumbent Collin Peterson lost the race for U.S. Representative in Minnesota’s 7th Congressional District to Republican Michelle Fischbach. In a mainly rural district dominated by agriculture, the loss was felt heavily by farmers. “He knew agriculture arguably better than any representative in…

Keeler eager to represent Moorhead & Oakport Township in the Minnesota House

Keeler defeated Republican candidate Edwin Hahn for the district 4A seat and will represent Moorhead and Oakport Township on the state level.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — After months worth of mostly-virtual campaigning, Democratic candidate Heather Keeler won the first political race she has been in. “I am extremely humbled because it shows that the community has had my back through this,” said Keeler. “I am also really proud of my team knowing that I did not do this alone. I had a phenomenal…

Voting went as well as expected in Cass County

Nearly 87,000 votes were cast by the time the polls closed on Election day.

FARGO, N.D. — By 7:00 p.m., nearly 87,000 ballots were cast in Cass County between in-person voting on election day, early voting and absentee ballots. The turnout was anticipated as election officials predicted that 85,000-90,000 people would vote. Over 32,000 people voted by absentee ballot. That number is much more that normal, as the county usually only sees 7,000-10,000 absentee…

Fargo City Hall goes orange for complex regional pain syndrome

CRPS is a pain disorder that develops after injury, surgery, stroke, or heart attack. Color the World orange happens globally to bring awareness.

FARGO, N.D. — If you passed through downtown Fargo on Monday, you may have notice something unusual at City Hall. The building was lit orange to bring awareness to Complex Regional Pain Syndrome. The city took part in the seventh annual Color the World Orange, which happens globally. The efforts are to help shed a light and raise funds for…

‘Swipe Out Hunger’ tackles food insecurity issues on NDSU campus

The national program is funded through donations and allocates funds to students who are in need of food assistance.

FARGO, N.D. — Food insecurity is an unfortunate, yet common trend among college students. “Last fall we found that 60% of NDSU students knew of another student who experienced food shortage or had trouble with paying for food and skipping meals,” said co-chair of the Food Insecurity Task Force, Meghan Yerhot. The goal of the task force is to try…

Play of the week nominees: October 30

Wadena-Deer Creek, Fargo North battle for the DJ Colter High School play of the week.

FARGO, N.D. — This week’s DJ Colter high school play of the week nominees put North Dakota against Minnesota and offense against defense. The first nominee comes from Wadena-Deer Creek. Kade Woods shows plenty of control and awareness to make a beautiful catch in the back of the endzone. The second nominee is from Fargo North. Keegan Sparrow hails in…

Kindred, Central Cass football get ready for opening round of playoffs

Kindred will play Hazen in round one and Central Cass will take on Beulah.

FARGO, N.D. — The North Dakota Class 2A football playoffs begin on Saturday. After finishing the shortened season with a 5-1 record, Kindred grabbed the No. 2 seed from the east. The Vikings will host Hazen in Saturday’s matchup, a team they already played back in September. Kindred finished with a lopsided 39-6 win in that game, but that was…

MN high school football roundup

Ada Borup West and Norman County East-Ulen Hitterdal picked up wins on Friday night.

ADA, Minn. — Minnesota high school football continued the night before Halloween. The Ada Borup Cougars downed Underwood 34-8. Meanwhile, Norman County East-Ulen Hitterdal took down Park Christian in a close game, picking up the 12-6 win. Categories: High School, KVRR Sports Extra, Top Sports Headlines Tags: Ada-Borup Football, High School Football, NCE-UH Football, Park Christian Football, Underwood Football