Author: KVRR Staff

Thousands of backpacks filled for local children

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Hundreds of volunteers gathered to pack 6,000 backpacks full of school supplies at Scheels Arena. It is for the 26th annual United Way School Supply Drive. The goal is to make children feel comfortable, confident and set them up with the basics before heading into the first day of school. They focus on the basic supplies…

Hundreds attend vigil for Minnesota teen killed while tubing

(courtesy, Fox 9)STILLWATER, Minn. – Hundreds of people gathered at a Minnesota golf course to remember a 17-year-old boy who was fatally stabbed during a recreational tubing trip on a Wisconsin river. Friends and family say Isaac Schuman loved many things, including golf. Many who came for the candlelight vigil Wednesday evening at Oak Glen Golf Course in Stillwater wore…

Nearly $10 million grant to help Fargo-Moorhead businesses hire workers

FARGO-MOORHEAD (KVRR) – Local businesses are about to get a financial boost thanks to a nearly $10 million grant. This is a part of the $500 million Good Jobs Challenge funded by President Biden’s American Rescue Plan. The 32 winning projects were selected from 500 applicants through an extensive grant application. The Chamber’s president and CEO calls this a historic…

UPDATE: Fargo Police Identify Officers involved in Shooting In Mapleton

Sergeant Travis Moser, Detectives Josh Heller and Ryan Jasper & Investigator Jordan KorteFARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Four Fargo Police Department officers on paid leave after shooting a man in a mental health crisis in Mapleton on Monday are identified. They include 18-year FPD veteran Sergeant Travis Moser. Detectives Josh Heller and Ryan Jasper who have both been with the department…

Construction has been difficult for Fargo-Moorhead businesses

FARGO-MOORHEAD (KVRR) – Many people find road construction frustrating but it’s more than just a headache for local businesses. Workers at Thai Orchid in the Moorhead Center Mall posting on Facebook this has been their slowest season in their eight years of business. They are reminding people they are still open for dine in and carry out. The NINES, a…

UPDATE: Name Released of Man Shot by 4 Fargo Officers in Mapleton

MAPLETON, N.D. (KVRR-UPDATE 8/2/22) — Cass County Sheriff’s Office releasing the identity of the man shot by four officers on Monday afternoon as 35-year-old Andrew Martinez. They say Martinez was having a mental health crisis at the time. He told negotiators several times that he would be coming outside with a firearm, which officers advised against. When he appeared outside…

MN Man Charged After Stabbing Spree On Apple River, Claims Self-Defense

HUDSON, Wis. (AP) – A 52-year-old Minnesota man was charged Monday with killing a teenager and stabbing four other people in a dispute that allegedly began with a lost cellphone during a weekend tubing excursion on a western Wisconsin river. Investigators allege that Nicolae Miu, of Prior Lake, Minnesota, attacked the group after people accused him of approaching children in…

Fargo Man Arrested For Calling In Fake Shooting

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — A 25-year-old Fargo man is arrested after calling 911 and reporting a fake shooting. Fargo police received a report of a woman having been shot in the 1100 block of 16th Street North around 5 a.m. Monday. After a search of the area they found no victim, witnesses, or evidence of a crime but were able…