Author: KVRR Staff

Robberies Target Men who Respond to Prostitution Ads

Local and federal law enforcement agencies including the Dept. of Homeland Security are investigating.

FARGO (KFGO) – Fargo-Moorhead area law enforcement agencies are investigating a series of robberies that have been targeting men who are lured by online prostitution ads. A search warrant affidavit obtained by KFGO News says in at least two instances, the victims were duped into visiting a south Fargo apartment at 1818 2nd Ave. South, where they believed they would…

Plans Move Ahead for New Development in Downtown Fargo

Construction could start on the parking garage next month with completion next fall.

1/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/3 Show Caption Hide Caption FARGO, N.D. (KFGO) – Fargo city commissioners have approved a public-private development agreement for a long talked about mixed-use project at the corner of Broadway and Fourth Avenue North. The Mercantile Building project will be built on the site of the former Goodyear store. It…

Mayor Mahoney Proclaims Monday “Vern Bennett Day”

Bennett was the longest-tenured superintendent of the Fargo Public School District serving for 28 years.

FARGO, N.D. (KFGO) – Fargo Mayor Tim Mahoney has proclaimed today, October 7, 2019, as “Vern Bennett Day.” The 86-year-old Cass County Commissioner and longtime Fargo Public Schools superintendent died last week. Bennett was the longest-tenured superintendent of the Fargo Public School District serving for 28 years. At the time of his passing, he was also the longest-serving member of…

Police Discover Flaming Car in Driveway

Fire Department Battalion Chief Joe Mangin says the flames were 10 feet high.

FARGO, N.D. (KFGO) – Fire destroyed a car parked in the driveway of a home at 924 5th Street South in Fargo. A police officer on patrol spotted the flames shortly after 2 a.m. Tuesday and called it in. That quick action likely prevented the fire from extending to a large garage and nearby house. Fire Department Battalion Chief Joe…

Fiery Crash Reported Near Kent, Minnesota

Slow down as law enforcement and first responders are still in the area.

WILKIN, COUNTY, Minn. (KFGO) – There’s been a fiery crash on Highway 75, at the Kent, Minnesota overpass. Wilkin County Sheriff Rick Fielder says, the one-vehicle accident was reported around 3 a.m. this morning. The sheriff says at last report, the driver has not been found. Slow down as law enforcement and first responders are still in the area. The…

Man Leads Police on Pursuit in Fergus Falls Before Capture

The man, wanted on a number of felony warrants, fled a traffic stop and then dashed into a home.

FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — A brief pursuit and standoff on the northeast side of Fergus Falls on Wednesday afternoon ended with four arrests. 41-year-old Terry Stewart was wanted on a warrant. He fled a traffic stop, crashed into a vehicle and then dashed into an apartment. Police set up a perimeter and Stewart was eventually taken into custody. He faces…

Body Discovered Near River in Wahpeton

The body has been tentatively identified as that of 49-year-old Keith Pfeiffer of Wahpeton.

WAHPETON, N.D. (KFGO)–A body has been found near the Bois De Sioux River in Wahpeton. Police Chief Scott Thorsteinson says the body was discovered shortly before 11 a.m. Wed. in a wooded area. Thorsteinson says the body has been tentatively identified as that of 49-year-old Keith Pfeifer of Wahpeton, who had been reported as missing Tues. The body has been…

Nearly a Dozen People Homeless in Hankinson Apartment Fire

The Red Cross is assisting those needing housing.

HANKINSON, N.D. (KFGO) – 11 people are homeless after fire gutted their apartments in Hankinson. Fire departments from 8 communities responded to the fire shortly after 9 p.m. Tuesday in the apartments above Posts Hardware on Main Avenue. Richland County Emergency Management Director Brett Lambrecht says there is extensive damage to the second floor on the back end where the…

UPDATE: Speaker Pelosi announces launch of impeachment inquiry into President Trump

UPDATE: North Dakota Congressman Kelly Armstrong has released this statement regarding Speaker Pelosi announcing an impeachment inquiry into President Trump: “Speaker Pelosi’s statement makes a good headline, but it changes nothing. Formal impeachment can only start after receiving 218 votes on the floor of the U.S. house. Instead of working to pass USMCA, fix our broken immigration system, and reduce…

Ghoul Morning

  KVRR is covering everything Halloween related from October 1-31. Tune in from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. for costume ideas, scary stories, Halloween events and so much more! KVRR’s Ghoul Morning will be fun for the whole family! Categories: Ghoul Morning-Halloween, Halloween Tags: Ghoul Morning, HALLOWEEN, OCTOBER