Author: KVRR Staff

MN State Patrol cites driver for watching ‘Law & Order’ behind the wheel

Courtesy: Minnesota State PatrolMinnesota (FOX 9) – The Minnesota State Patrol is warning drivers to stay focused behind the wheel after several people were cited for distracted driving – including one person who was watching “Law & Order” while behind the wheel. According to state patrol, on Tuesday, a trooper pulled a driver over and discovered he was watching “Law & Order” on his phone. Another…

Funding Available For Cover Crops On Damaged Farmland

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – The federal Natural Resources Conservation Service is providing money to plant cover crops on damaged farmland. The aid is aimed at recovery work on cropland directly affected by the severe weather in March. The highest priority cropland includes land that can’t be planted with a cash crop and/or can’t be harvested this year. Experts say cover crops…

Prince memoir ‘The Beautiful Ones’ coming out in the fall

NEW YORK (AP) – The memoir Prince was working on at the time of his death is coming out Oct. 29. Random House confirmed Monday to The Associated Press that “The Beautiful Ones” will combine a Prince unfinished manuscript with rare photos, scrapbooks and lyrics. First announced just weeks before his 2016 death, the 288-page book will include an introduction…

UPDATE: Suicidal Man Barricaded Inside Fargo Apartment Found Dead

Police were on the scene for several hours Thursday night at the Cheyenne Estates apartments.

UPDATE – Fargo Police say the armed, suicidal man who barricaded himself in an apartment Thursday is dead. Officers responded to the apartment around noon Friday. “Our condolences go out to his family during this difficult time. We ask that you please respect the privacy of his family and friends as they grieve their loss,” Fargo Police Spokesperson Jessica Schindeldecker…

Fire Causes Notre Dame Cathedral’s Spire to Collapse

PARIS (AP) – The soaring spire of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris has collapsed in flames, and a church spokesman says the entire wooden interior of the 12th century landmark is burning and likely to be destroyed. A massive fire engulfed the roof of the cathedral in the heart of the French capital on Monday afternoon as Parisians watched in horror….

Police: 5-year-old pushed or Thrown from 3rd Floor of Mall of America

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. — A 24-year-old Minneapolis man suspected of throwing or pushing a 5-year-old boy from a balcony at the Mall of America was charged in two previous incidents at the mall. Emmanuel Deshawn Aranda took off running after allegedly throwing the child onto the first floor. He was quickly arrested on attempted homicide charges at the mall’s light rail…

Petition demands Colorado regents withdraw support for UND’s Kennedy

BOULDER, Colo. (KFGO) – Hundreds people including faculty, students and alumni have signed an online petition that calls for the University of Colorado Regents to withdraw their support for University of North Dakota President Mark Kennedy. Kennedy is the lone finalist for the president’s position at the University of Colorado. The petition, signed by more than 700 people, says Kennedy…

ND Gov. Burgum Signs Pipeline Tampering Bill

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – North Dakota Republican Gov. Doug Burgum has signed legislation that increases the punishment for people who tamper with pipelines and groups that help them. Burgum announced Wednesday night he signed the bill that more clearly defines that it’s illegal to tamper with “critical infrastructure.” The bill passed both chambers of the GOP-led Legislature by a wide…