Author: Raya Quttaineh

Fargo School Board votes down motion to end mask mandate

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – In a 7 to 2 vote, Fargo School Board members decide not to update the district’s policy to recommend masking versus mandating them. A discussion over recommending versus mandating masks in Fargo schools was brought up two weeks ago by Board Member Jennifer Benson. At this week’s meeting, she continued to advocate for parents who want…

Man seriously hurt, vehicle starts on fire after rear-ending farm truck near Devils Lake

DEVILS LAKE, N.D. (KVRR) – Authorities say a 21-year-old Edmore man was seriously hurt after he rear-ended a farm truck Saturday afternoon on U.S. Highway 2 near Devils Lake, North Dakota. North Dakota Highway Patrol says James Holden was driving westbound on the highway when he rear-ended 39-year-old Jeremy Swanson’s farm truck. Swanson was preparing to turn left onto an intersecting…

Man found dead following rollover crash in Douglas County

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Minn. (KVRR) – A 39-year-old Glenwood, Minnesota man was found dead Friday afternoon on County Road 6 near Mums Road in Douglas County. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office says an initial investigation shows Dennis Hovde was driving a commercial vehicle when he left the road, entered a ditch and rolled over. He was pronounced dead at the scene….

FPD: Early morning crash in Fargo caused by a driver fleeing from police

1/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/3 Show Caption Hide Caption FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – South University Drive from 3rd Avenue to 6th Avenue South was temporarily closed Saturday morning after a two-vehicle crash.Fargo Police say an officer tried to stop a silver Jeep in the 1100 block of 2nd Avenue North at 2:22 a.m. Authorities…

Suspect in deaths of 4 Minnesotans found in SUV surrenders in Arizona

MENOMONIE, Wis. – A suspect in the shooting deaths of four Minnesotans who were found in an abandoned SUV in Wisconsin has surrendered to authorities in Arizona. The Dunn County Sheriff’s Office said Friday that 38-year-old Antoine Darnique Suggs turned himself in to police in Gilbert, Arizona. The sheriff’s statement says Suggs had been living in the Phoenix area recently…

Fargo Liquor Control Board recommends extending nightclub’s liquor license suspension

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – In a four to one vote, the Fargo Liquor Control Board recommends City Commissioners extend Africa International Restaurant and Nightclub’s liquor license suspension for another 30 days. That time is to be used by the club to get new management in place and turn things around. One of the biggest changes the club is implementing is…

Amid nursing shortage, Sanford Health’s resources stretched to capacity

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — COVID-19 cases in the region are surging during a critical shortage of nurses. Sanford Health Fargo’s vice president says the hospital is in crisis. Essentia Health’s resources are also being stretched to capacity. “The time is now to take some action,” said Sanford Medical Officer Dr. Doug Griffin on Tuesday. Griffin predicts Fargo is two to…

Fargo School Board Meetings held virtually, woman claims move was made to silence public

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Fargo School Board meetings are now being held virtually due to some participants not wearing face masks. According to Board President Rebecca Knutson, some attendees and participants at recent meetings had not been following protocols including wearing masks inside district buildings. The decision to move meetings virtually was made at the last Governance Committee meeting. A…