Author: TJ Nelson

Krabbenhoft Paid $49 Million When He Departed Sanford Health

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KVRR) —  The former CEO of Sioux Falls-based Sanford Health was paid $49 million when he stepped down in late 2020. Kelby Krabbenhoft had lead the company since 1996, turning it into a regional health care giant. He left after writing an email to Sanford employees making controversial statements about COVID-19 and mask use. Sanford Health in…

Woman Sentenced For Commercial Sex Robberies in Fargo

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — A Fargo woman is sentenced to nearly 4 years in prison for a string of violent commercial sex robberies. 20-year-old Harleigh Haugen was also given three years of supervised release in U.S. District Court for conspiracy to commit robbery and robbery. An investigation revealed Haugen and 21-year-old Jordan Kraft conspired with a group of young males…

Man Wanted For Murder in Tennessee Caught in Fargo

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — A man wanted for murder in Shelby County, Tennessee is caught in Fargo. The Metro Street Crimes Unit learned a warrant was out for 31-year-old Kezo Johnson and worked through the night to track him down on Friday. Johnson, who has no permanent address, was arrested at a home in the 1100 block of 22nd Street…

Police Respond To A Number of Crashes As Roads Get Slick in Fargo

North Dakota Highway Patrol also urging all motorists to travel with care.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — With some more fresh snow in the FM Metro the roads have become slick. Police in Fargo are asking drivers to slow down and increase the distance between vehicles. They responded to 11 crashes Saturday morning in a four and a half hour period. While the major roads have been plowed, a sheet of ice remains…

Gov. Burgum Signs Income Tax Relief Bill For North Dakota

BISMARCK, N.D. (KVRR) — Income tax relief is coming for roughly half a million North Dakotans. Gov. Doug Burgum signs legislation to provide an estimated $211 million in income tax relief over the next two years. The legislation will eliminate the state income tax bill for around 300,000 people and provide partial relief to another 200,000 taxpayers. The relief is…

Group of Republican Senators To Challenge Biden’s Workplace Vaccine Mandate

WASHINGTON, D.C. (KVRR) — North Dakota Republican Senators John Hoeven and Kevin Cramer are joining around 40 other Republican senators to challenge President Biden’s expected order requiring large employers to mandate COVID-19 vaccinations. The ranking member of the Senate committee on employment and workforce safety, Sen. Mike Braun of Indiana, is leading the charge. They will use the Congressional Review…