Author: KVRR Staff

Casselton Finds New Spot For Law Enforcement Center

CASSELTON, N.D. — Leaders in Casselton find a new spot for their law enforcement center. It will take up a part of a commercial building being built north of Gordy’s Travel Plaza near I-94. The city owns the current building downtown but leases the land it’s on. The owner has plans to expand his business on the property and the…

Fargo Public Schools To Have Distancing Learning So Staff Can Get Shots

Grand Forks Prepares for Phase 1C

FARGO, N.D. — Starting today, Fargo Cass Public Health is inviting preschool and K through 12 school workers to vaccine clinics. According to the North Dakota COVID-19 Vaccination Plan, this is the final priority group in Phase 1B. Fargo Public Schools will have distance learning March 11, 12, 31 and April 1 so staff can take part in the vaccination…

ND & MN Senators React To The Return of Tom Vilsack as Ag Secretary

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Former Iowa governor Tom Vilsack was confirmed by the Senate this week as the next Agriculture Secretary, a job he held previously for 8 years. Minnesota and North Dakota lawmakers were asked about what’s in store for agriculture under the Biden administration. In a 92-7 vote Tuesday, Vilsack was confirmed to lead the U.S. Department of Agriculture….

Hoeven describes investigation into power outages

By: Amanda Rooker WASHINGTON (KVRR) – Thousands of households across North Dakota and Minnesota had their power cut off last week without any kind of warning. Now, two federal agencies have launched a joint inquiry into what went wrong and North Dakota Senator John Hoeven says we need to feel more confident in our access to power. “This cold snap…

Wally’s Roadhouse Shooting Lands Two Men Behind Bars

DEVILS LAKE, N.D. — Two men are arrested for a weekend shooting incident at Wally’s Roadhouse and Gentleman’s Club near Devils Lake. Ramsey County Sheriff Steve Nelson says one man was shot in the leg when “multiple rounds” were fired into the club early Saturday. A Devils Lake police officer took the pair into custody within minutes as the suspects…

Doctors Face Violence Over Opioids, Underscored By Clinic Shooting

Doctors say they’re facing increasing threats of violence for refusing to prescribe opioids or trying to wean patients off the addictive painkillers. The issue was underscored by this weeks shooting at a Buffalo, Minnesota clinic that left one person dead and four injured. Authorities say 67-year-old Gregory Ulrich was angry about his medical treatment and had threatened a similar mass…

West Fargo Firefighters Battle Fire In Cold Weather

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Firefighters knock down a fire that broke out early Sunday morning in West Fargo. Crews were able to contain the damage to the two-stall garage with minimal smoke damage inside the home. The people living there were able to get out safely and no one was hurt. The occupants were not displaced. Fire crews stayed on…