Author: TJ Nelson

Recount Set For Tied Gardner Council Race, Two Candidates Got 8 Votes Each

the recount will take place at 9:30 Monday morning

FARGO, N.D. — A recount for a tie in the council race in tiny Gardner, North Dakota is set for Monday at the Cass County Annex. As KVRR first reported Tuesday, Carey Hanson and Patrick Nelson each got 8 votes in the election but Nelson was declared the winner on the vote.nd.gov website. That is an error according to Cass…

Sturgis Motorcycle Rally Will Be Held But With Modifications

The rally is now in its 80th year

STURGIS, S.D. — The roar of motorcycles will return to the Black Hills this summer. The Sturgis Motorcycle Rally will be held, but with some major modifications. The city council voted Monday night to proceed with preparations for the August 7-16 rally that’s now in its 80th year. They voted 8-1 to allow the rally to take place, but without…

Official Results in West Fargo Commission Race, School Board To Have Recount

Official results of the June 9th mail-in ballot only election

Mandy George and Mark SimmonsWEST FARGO, N.D. — West Fargo officially has a new city commissioner named Mandy George, a pilot for Bell Bank. George and incumbent Mark Simmons are the winners of two open seats on the commission in official results of the June 9th mail-in ballot only election. George was the top vote-getter and ran on a platform…

North Dakota To Finish 2nd Round of Long-Term Care COVID-19 Testing

Will Be First State In the Nation To reach That milestone

BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota is leading the nation in testing it’s long-term care population. A second round of testing all staff and residents will be finished by Friday, making the state the first in the nation to reach that milestone. “Seven days out of the first 14 days in June, we had zero new cases in the state of…

Belcourt Man Gets Life For Sexual Abuse Of Two Children

Both were under the age of 12

FARGO, N.D. — A Belcourt, North Dakota man is sentenced to life in prison for child sex abuse. 51-year-old Myron Azure plead guilty in February to two counts of aggravated sexual abuse of a child. Between October 2014 and January 2017, Azure abused one of the two victims on the Turtle Mountain Indian Reservation. While that investigation was pending, between…

Large Tree Comes Down Knocking Out Power To Hundreds

Xcel Energy expected to have the lights back on by 11 p.m Sunday

1/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/3 Show Caption Hide Caption FARGO, N.D. (UPDATE 10:30 P.M. June 14) — Power has been restored to all customers at this time.   **ORIGINAL STORY BELOW**   A large tree comes down in south Fargo knocking out power to a couple hundred customers of Xcel Energy. It came down…

Grand Forks Man Dies in Motorcycle Crash

The crash happened early Saturday night about four miles southeast of Manvel, North Dakota

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — A motorcyclist is dead after losing control and crashing his bike into a guardrail along I-94. It happened early Saturday night about four miles southeast of Manvel, North Dakota. The highway patrol tells us 55-year-old Jonathan Hughes, of Grand Forks, was thrown from the bike and his injuries were fatal. He was taken by ambulance to…

A Real Stinker. Skunk Gets Pop Can Stuck On Its Head, Deputy Responds

Deputy Chad Thompson responded to the call for help

Cass County Sheriff’s OfficeCASSELTON, N.D. — A Cass County deputy jumps into a stinky situation in Casselton. Yes that is a skunk with a pop can stuck on its head. Deputy Chad Thompson responded to the call for help. He was able to locate the skunk and smelling its fear, Thompson was able to keep the skunk calm and safely…

Student Debt Relief Company Ordered To Stop Doing Business In N.D.

Investigators determined the company was not licensed in North Dakota

BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem has ordered California-based Students Loan Services to issue refunds and stop doing business in the state until it meets licensing requirements. His office started an investigation into the student debt relief company after a woman who had paid almost $900 did not see any reduction in her debt. Investigators determined the…

All Honor Flights For 2020 Postponed

Some disappointing news for our war heroes waiting to take the next Honor Flight to Washington, D.C. Honor Flight Network has postponed all trips for the 2020 flight season in response to COVID-19. ‚Äč They say that those with questions about their individual trip should contact their local Honor Flight hub. More than 23,000 veterans were given free trips to…