Author: KVRR Staff

No Travel Advisory in SE ND, Schools Cancelling Classes

FARGO, N.D. – Another winter storm system is bringing more snow and blowing snow across the region. A number of schools and churches in the area called off evening activities. Some are running 2 hours late. Find all closings by clicking here. North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum is granting an hours-of-service waiver for drivers of commercial vehicles transporting propane due to…

Alleged Jayme Closs abductor does not enter plea, case going to trial

BARRON, Wis. (FOX 9) – Jake Patterson, the suspect charged in the kidnapping of Jayme Closs and murder of her parents, appeared in Barron County District Court Wednesday. This was Patterson’s first public appearance; his first appearance was via video conference from jail. The suspect entered the packed courtroom as nearly 20 members of the Closs family looked on. The defense said Patterson…

Sen. Amy Klobuchar to make ‘major’ announcement Sunday

MINNEAPOLIS (FOX 9) – Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar revealed she will be making a “major” announcement this weekend. ‘She plans to make her announcement on Sunday at Boom Island Park in Minneapolis. The event will be open to the public starting at 1 p.m. with the program beginning at 1:35 p.m. In a live interview on MSNBC, Klobuchar said she will be announcing her…

Making Connections Through the NDSU Career Fair

This year there will be over 350 employers and there is expected to be around 2,000 students in attendance

FARGO, N.D.–The semi–annual career expo is back at NDSU Tuesday and Wednesday, and they are looking forward to another successful turnout. This year there will be over 350 employers and there is expected to be around 2,000 students in attendance. Not only does the career fair connect students with potential employers, it can lead to networking and relationship building. Smita…

Lynx star Maya Moore to sit out 2019 WNBA season

MINNEAPOLIS (FOX 9) – Minnesota Lynx star Maya Moore will sit out the next WNBA season. In an essay published in The Players’ Tribune Tuesday, Moore said she is taking time off from professional basketball so she can give more attention to other parts of her life. “My focus in 2019 will not be on professional basketball, but will instead be on the people in my…

Police: Dead Woman Found in Fargo Parking Lot “Had Been There For a Few Months”

Police expect to have an ID on the woman by Thursday

UPDATE: Fargo Police identify the woman found in the Cash Wise parking lot on 33rd Street South Wednesday as 65-year-old Barbara Anne Barry and say she was “believed to be deceased for a few months.” Authorities do not suspect foul play. They believe Barry is homeless and was not reported as a missing person. The incident remains under investigation.  …

Car Dealership Replaces Batteries Due to the Cold

Corwin Toyota has had to replace the batteries in around 30 cars over the last few days

FARGO, N.D. — With the temperatures still well below zero, your car might need some extra attention. Starting your car daily can help keep the battery from losing its charge. Cold temperatures make it difficult for auto dealerships to keep the batteries in used vehicles from dying. Corwin Toyota has had to replace the batteries in around 30 cars over…

Chris Howard

Photojournalist

Chris is originally from West Palm Beach, FL. He was born in the same hospital he ended up working at, Saint Mary’s Medical Center. Chris worked in the Emergency Room at St. Mary’s Medical Center for 2 years before making the move to Fargo in 2017 with his wife Rebecca. He became a full-time photojournalist at KVRR in November of…

U.S. Postal Service suspends deliveries Wednesday in MN & ND

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – You may have heard that “neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night …” will prevent mail carriers from completing their appointed rounds. But the unofficial motto of the U.S. Postal Service apparently doesn’t include the cold. Wednesday, the federal service says it will not deliver mail in all or parts of five Midwest states…

MN Gov. Walz won’t cancel school for cold, leaves decision up to districts

SAINT PAUL, Minn. – (FOX 9) – Gov. Tim Walz said Monday that he would not declare a statewide school closure because of dangerous cold weather this week, ending speculation on how the new governor would use his office’s powers. Instead, Walz said he would leave the decision up to local school districts. “Parents and students should pay close attention to the local news…