Author: Rob Kupec

TOWN OF THE YEAR: Abercrombie Shatters Voting Records with More Than 150,000 Votes

The town of around 280 people received more than 150,000 votes in the final round

ABERCROMBIE, ND — Abercrombie, North Dakota shattered all previous voting records to win our Town of the Year Contest. The town of around 280 people received more than 150,000 votes in the final round. Chief Meteorologist Rob Kupec spent the day getting to find out what make this town tick. Rob met one of the nominators of Abercrombie for Town…

ABERCROMBIE, TOWN OF THE YEAR: Small Town, Big Hearts

Now it's time to celebrate the town's landslide victory! KVRR anchors TJ Nelson and Alison Voorhees, as well as Reporter Jackie Kelly and photographers Patrick Conteh and John Hanson all contributed to this report.

ABERCROMBIE, ND — Abercrombie, a town of 263 people in Richland County, North Dakota, turned out the vote to beat Argyle in our Town of the Year contest. Now it’s time to celebrate the town’s landslide victory. KVRR Chief Meteorologist Rob Kupec was in Abercrombie with some very special guests and the plaque presentation. KVRR CHIEF METEOROLOGIST ROB KUPEC: We…

DAMAGE SURVEY FOR July 11 2017 TORNADO EVENTS

From the Grand Forks National Weather Service Office .OVERVIEW…Several supercell thunderstorms spawned tornadoes on this day across northeast ND and portions of northwest MN. One especially large supercell produced 4 of these tornadoes, including the three strongest and longest tracking tornadoes. Both a ground survey and an aerial survey were conducted over this long track. An additional tornado or two…

Casselton Heritage Center Damaged After Lightning Strikes Steeple

No word on when repairs will be made

1/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/4 Show Caption Hide Caption CASSELTON, ND — An historic church took a direct hit in last night’s storms. The 130-year-old former St. Stephens Episcopal Church in Casselton was struck by lightning in the storms early in the morning. The building is now the Casselton…

Twisters Spotted Around the Region During Wednesday Afternoon Storms

Numerous funnel cloud and tornado sightings in Grand Forks and Traill counties

1/3 Courtesy: Cody Hill Show Caption Hide Caption 2/3 Courtesy: Schela Elida Gander Show Caption Hide Caption 3/3 Courtesy: Kyle Haugen Show Caption Hide Caption REGION —┬áSome scary weather moments in the central valley this afternoon. Numerous funnel cloud and tornado sightings in Grand Forks and Traill counties. CHIEF METEOROLOGIST ROB KUPEC: All over the place, just west of Grand…