Author: KVRR Staff

Richland County home destroyed by fire

Hankinson, N.D. (KFGO) – A Richland County home was destroyed by a fire Sunday morning. Around 9:15 a.m., the sheriff’s office along with Hankinson fire crews responded to the blaze, which was about 4 miles west of Hankinson. The home was completely engulfed when crews arrived. No one was home at the time. The cause is not known. The Fire…

Justin Critt Found Guilty of Moorhead Murder & Arson

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KFGO/KVRR) – A man accused of fatally beating a Moorhead woman and setting her house on fire has been found guilty. A Clay County District Court Jury on Friday afternoon convicted Justin Critt of 2nd degree murder and 1st degree arson in the 2016 death of Melissa Wilcoxon. Clay County Attorney Brian Melton says Wilcoxon died from blunt…

Michelle Fischbach Resigns Senate Seat, Sworn in as MN’s Lt. Gov.

Courtesy: KMSPST. PAUL, Minn. (KMSP) – State Senator Michelle Fischbach of Paynesville resigned from the state senate and took the oath of office Friday, officially becoming Minnesota’s lieutenant governor. Fischbach, a Republican, has kept her state senate seat so the GOP could hold its one seat majority in the upper chamber. With the session now over and Gov. Mark Dayton promising there will be no special session,…

Semi Fire Near Fergus Falls Slows Traffic on I-94

Courtesy: KFGOFERGUS FALLS, Minn. (KFGO) – A semi caught fire along Interstate 94 between Fergus Falls and Rothsay, Minn. Friday. Traffic was backed up in the westbound lanes of the highway for miles as firefighters worked to bring the blaze under control. The Minnesota State Patrol says there were no injuries.  Westbound traffic may encounter a detour at exit 50….

Marshall Downing

Morning Meteorologist

Marshall Downing came to Fargo in May of 2018 as a graduate of Mississippi State University. As a military kid, he traveled across the country growing up and got a taste for connecting with others and scientific curiosity. This combination led to a career in Broadcast Meteorology. He is excited to add North Dakota to the list of places that…

Max Mueller

Weekend Weather Authority Forecaster

Max is originally from the small town of Mahtomedi, MN. He became interested in severe thunderstorms and tornadoes in his early teens and wanted to study weather. Max started chasing tornadoes in college and tries to make time every spring to drive thousands of miles across the country to chase the weather. He attended UND with a major in Atmospheric…

Update: Ada fire ruled accidental, cause unknown

1/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/4 Courtesy: Ted Aanenson Show Caption Hide Caption 3/4 Courtesy: Ted Aanenson Show Caption Hide Caption 4/4 Courtesy: Ted Aanenson Show Caption Hide Caption ADA, Minn. (KFGO) – One home was destroyed and another heavily damaged by fire in Ada Sunday. Shortly after 11:30 a.m., Ada firefighters were called to the 505 Clover Lane. A…

Pedestrian Struck and Killed on I-94 Near Casselton Identified

UPDATE: The North Dakota State Highway Patrol has identified the man killed as 35-year-old William Schneeman of Bismarck. The driver of the semi, a 36-year-old St. Cloud man, has not been charged in connection with the crash.   THURSDAY – Shortly after 3:00 Thursday morning, a 35–year–old man was driving east on I–94 when he crashed into the median of the…