Author: KVRR Staff

Megagamers Unite for Sanford Children’s Hospital

Gamers from around the Midwest raised money for the Sanford Children's Hospital Extra Life Program

FARGO, N.D. – War and Chaos are raising money for charity. Gamers from across the Midwest gathered at the West Acres Mall to play Sickle: A Megagame. They aren’t just having fun; they are raising money for a good cause. This past weekend, gamers from as far away as Chicago came to Fargo to play in a once–in–a–lifetime event, a…

Minnesota woman earns white apron on MasterChef

ROCHESTER, Minn. (FOX 47) –  An exciting update to a story we brought you Tuesday about a Rochester woman competing on FOX’s cooking competition, MasterChef. We saw in Wednesday’s episode that Shari Mukherjee has earned her white apron which means she gets to move one step closer to becoming MasterChef. Little Thistle Brewing hosted a watch party for her friends, family and…

2 North Dakotans Compete in Scripps Nat’l Spelling Bee

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md – The 2019 Scripps National Spelling Bee is here, and North Dakota has two representatives. Eighth graders Chris Fleig from Dickinson and Annaliese Rauschenberger from Minot advanced to the third round of competition. Each talk about the way they felt coming into this spelling bee. “It feels really crazy, like I didn’t think this was going to…

Woman dies in rollover near Fergus Falls

FERGUS FALLS, MN (KFGO) – A woman is dead after a pickup rollover on I-94 near Fergus Falls. The state patrol says the 34-year-old woman from Danville, Illinois was a passenger in the pickup that was eastbound. The driver, a 41-year-old man from Aurora, Colorado, was hospitalized in Fergus Falls. The state patrol says the driver lost control, went into…

UPDATE: No Arrests Made In Jamestown School Lockdown Investigation

Authorities respond after the report of a person with a gun approached the school

UPDATE: Jamestown Police say the man detained after a report he had a gun near the high school has not been arrested and the investigation is ongoing.   JAMESTOWN, N.D. — A lockdown has been lifted at all Jamestown schools after a report of a person with a gun approaching the high school Thursday afternoon. Jamestown Police say officers responded…

Suspect in Sioux Falls Deputy-Involved Shooting Facing Multiple Charges

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. -The Minnehaha County State’s Attorney has charged the man in connection with an incident that led to a deputy-involved shooting in Sioux Falls on Tuesday. 44-year-old George Lee Rinzy, Jr., is facing four aggravated assault on a law enforcement officer charges and two simple assault on a law enforcement officer charges, as well as, one intentional damage to…

Judge orders Trump accounting firm to hand over records to Congress

Washington (CNN) A federal district judge has told the accounting firm Mazars it will need to turn over Donald Trump’s accounting records from before he was President to the Democratic-controlled House Oversight Committee. In a 41-page opinion, Judge Amit Mehta of the DC District Court rejected Trump’s attempt to block the committee’s subpoena, asserting that Congress is well within its authority to investigate the President….

Texas man killed in Dickey County crash

OAKES, N.D. The North Dakota Highway Patrol says a man from Texas was killed when he lost control of his SUV on a gravel road in North Dakota. Sixty-three-year-old Walter Tatum Jr. died at a hospital in Oakes Tuesday after he crashed on a Dickey County road. Officials say Tatum lost control left the east side of the road, tried…

MN schools cannot withhold diploma based on meal debts, AG says

(FOX 9) – Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison issued a binding written opinion that under state law, “public schools are prohibited from denying students — who are eligible to receive their diploma — the opportunity to participate in graduation ceremonies due to unpaid meal debts.” The opinion comes in response to a request from the Commissioner of Education following reports of some…