Author: TJ Nelson

National Weather Service: The Threat For Significant Snowmelt Flooding Increases Substantially

The risk for major flooding in Fargo-Moorhead is at fifty percent, even though flood walls would keep the water back

GRAND FORKS, ND — The National Weather Service in Grand Forks says we’re at the mercy of March when it comes to spring flooding. In their Spring Flood Outlook, they say late January and February weather systems added substantial snowpack in the region. The threat for significant snowmelt flooding has increased substantially across all sub-basins and for the Red River….

Local Boy’s Wheelchair Trampoline Video Spreads Across The Country And The World

The story KVRR did with Wyatt, his family and TNT has been seen across the country including on stations from New York to Miami

FARGO, ND — A heartwarming video of little 4-year-old Wyatt Burggraff of Moorhead and his trainer Nate at TNT Kid’s Fitness has spread across the country and around the globe. It first went viral on social media and is now up to more than 6 million views on TNT’s Facebook page. The story KVRR did with Wyatt, his family and…

Funeral Arrangements Planned And Pending For Nevis Shooting Suspect And Victims

A GoFundMe account to raise money for the funerals of the sisters and their children surpasses $14,000

Heidi Pierce, Candi Goochey and Bryce BellomoNEVIS, MN — Funeral services are set for a man accused of shooting and killing his two sisters-in-law in Nevis last Thursday before taking his own life. The funeral for 34-year-old Bryce Bellomo will be held Friday morning at Peace Lutheran Church in Nevis. Funeral arrangements for 37-year-old Candi Goochey and 40-year-old Heidi Pierce are…

Nearly 200 Faculty And Staff At NDSU And UND Seek Employee Buyouts

The limited-time program was offered in late November as a result of budget trimming

FARGO, ND — Nearly two hundred faculty and staff members at NDSU and UND have applied for employee buyouts. The limited-time program was offered in late November as a result of budget trimming. UND announced last month it received 98 applications for buyouts. NDSU has received 69 applications. A determination of who will be included in the early employee buyouts…

Bill To Impose Penalties For Drone’s Invading Someone’s Privacy Fails On Second Vote

Opponents of the bill say any limitations on drones may hurt the state's growing unmanned aircraft industry

BISMARCK, N.D. — The House has reconsidered a measure that would impose penalties for using drones to invade someone’s privacy. Representatives approved the bill on Tuesday but today voted to defeat it. Opponents of the bill say any limitations on drones may hurt the state’s growing unmanned aircraft industry. The bill aimed to make it illegal to use a drone…

“Twins of Evil” Are Making Stops In The Region Including Fargodome

Rob Zombie and Marilyn Manson's Latest Tour

FARGO, ND — Rob Zombie and Marilyn Manson are bringing their “Twins of Evil: Hell Never Dies Tour 2019” to Fargodome on Friday, August 9. Tickets go on sale to the general public beginning Friday. Zombie’s new album is due out later this year while Manson’s working on the follow-up to his 2017 release “Heaven Upside Down”. If you can’t make…

Gas Prices Start Rising In The FM Metro Following Hike In Oil Prices

AAA says the average for a gallon of gas in the FM metro is $2.11

FARGO, ND — You’ve probably noticed that gas prices are starting to rise in the metro. AAA says the average for a gallon of gas in the FM metro is $2.11. The statewide average is $2.20. The hikes follow a jump in oil and wholesale gasoline prices. Crude oil began the week trading at its highest price point of the year…

Former Candidate for Governor Is Slightly Hurt After Crashing Into Moose

Rep. Marvin Nelson of Rolla had just picked up his granddaughters in Jamestown

Photo: Nelson/Dryer FamilyROLLA, ND — Rep. Marvin Nelson of Rolla is back at work just days after hitting and killing a moose. The former Democratic candidate for governor had just picked up his granddaughters in Jamestown and was heading home on Highway 281 Friday night. He spotted a moose in a ditch near Rocklake but a moment later a second moose…

Fire At Hillside Apartments in Pelican Rapids

Firefighters responded on Monday morning

PELICAN RAPIDS, MN — Fire has heavily damaged the Hillside Apartments in Pelican Rapids. Firefighters from Pelican Rapids and Vergas were called to the fire Monday morning. No one was hurt. The state fire marshal’s office is investigating the cause. Categories: Local News, Minnesota News Tags: Fire, HILLSIDE APARTMENTS, minnesota, PELICAN RAPIDS, Vergas

Names Released In Officer-Involved Shooting Near Arvilla Sunday

A Grand Forks man was shot after two deputies stopped to check on a car on the shoulder of Highway 2

GRAND FORKS CO., ND — The man shot after he pulled a gun on deputies near Arvilla on Sunday has been identified. Grand Forks County Sheriff’s Office reports 34-year-old Travis Holt was hospitalized, but his condition hasn’t been released. The Grand Forks man was shot after two deputies stopped to check on a car on the shoulder of Highway 2. The…