Author: Raya Quttaineh

What to look out for this year as deer season to begins this weekend in ND & MN

NORTH DAKOTA & MINNESOTA (KVRR) — Early November brings a special tradition for thousands of North Dakotans and Minnesotans. Deer hunting season begins Friday in North Dakota and Saturday in Minnesota. “You may not be a deer hunter, but you probably work with somebody, live near somebody, or know somebody that is a deer hunter,” North Dakota Game and Fish…

Annual walk in support of people with type 1 diabetes scheduled for November 13th

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Not many people know what it’s like living with type 1 diabetes. Three young North Dakotans hope sharing their story will help combat misconceptions about the disease. Like many young boys, 9-year-old Aiden Davis likes Legos, playing soccer, and spending time outdoors. “I like to go to Detroit Lakes and swim and go on our tube,”…

Fargo Police respond to series of ‘smash and grab’ thefts within two hours

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Fargo Police officers responded to four reports of “smash and grab” thefts within two hours Saturday evening. The thefts happened at Century 10 Cinema on 9th Avenue South, Goodwill and Holiday Inn on 13th Avenue South, and a parking lot at 1001 42nd Street South. Officers are checking the area for other reports. The Fargo Police…

Minnesota Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan tests positive for COVID-19

MINNESOTA (AP) — Minnesota Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan has tested positive for a breakthrough case of COVID-19, she announced Saturday. Flanagan says she received the positive test after caring for her 8-year-old daughter Siobhan, who tested positive on Oct. 22. The lieutenant governor received the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine last spring. Flanagan said she and her husband, Tom, had been staying…

Following cancer diagnosis, Sen. Klobuchar introduces legislation promoting preventative health care

WASHINGTON (KVRR) — Following her own cancer diagnosis, Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar is introducing legislation to promote preventative health screenings. “I am sharing my story to call attention to the fact that many people have been delaying routine exams and screenings because of the pandemic,” she said Thursday. “I know that because I delayed mine.” Klobuchar was diagnosed with breast…

Red River Watershed Management Board collecting terrain data using LiDAR for flood mitigation

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — The Red River Watershed Management Board is collecting new data on the elevation of the ground in our region in order to better predict and mitigate flooding. The Board has contracted with Sanborn Mapping Company to collect what’s called Light Detecting and Ranging data, also known as LiDAR. It’s collected through a laser and is used…

Cass-Clay Creamery to match $10,000 in donations for Golden Drive Homeless Kids

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — A local organization dedicated to helping homeless kids in the area is getting a big boost. Cass-Clay Creamery is matching funds donated to Golden Drive Homeless Kids by up to $10,000. The money is provided by the Kemps Foundation. Golden Drive is currently accepting donations for both its sock and Christmas drives. Founder Sue Baron says…