Author: TJ Nelson

Fargo Police Department Swears In 15 New Officers

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — There are 15 new brave men and women officers added to the ranks of the Fargo Police Department. They were sworn in at City Hall after graduating from the Fargo Police Academy. The 12-week training program is conducted in-house and fully certified by the North Dakota Peace Officer Standards and Training Board. The department has seen…

First Fatality Recorded at 2022 Sturgis Motorcycle Rally

STURGIS, S.D. (KVRR) — One biker is dead and numerous others hurt just hours into the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in South Dakota. A 58-year-old man died Saturday morning when one motorcycle rear-ended another motorcycle about 18 miles west of Hayes. Neither driver was wearing a helmet. There have been more than a dozen other crashes causing minor to serious injuries….

Former Miss America Jumps Into ND Congressional Race as an Independent

BISMARCK, N.D. (KVRR/AP)  — Former Miss America Cara Mund is running for Congress as an independent. Mund making the announcement Saturday on her Facebook page saying she wants to be North Dakota’s first female in the U.S. House of Representatives. She plans to start gathering the 1,000 signatures she needs to get on the ballot to face incumbent Republican Rep….

North Dakota Man Found Dead In Swift County, MN Jail Cell

SWIFT CO., Minn. (KVRR/KFGO) — The death of a man from Bismarck is under investigation at the Swift County jail in Benson, Minnesota. The sheriff’s office says 45-year-old William Delmore was arrested Monday by Benson police for driving while impaired. Delmore died in his cell Tuesday morning. An autopsy was done but the results are still pending. Minnesota BCA is…

Grand Forks Public Health to Offer Novavax COVID-19 Vaccine Next Week

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (KVRR) — Grand Forks Public Health is offering the Novavax COVID-19 vaccine. Shots will be available next Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Due to limited quantities, only designated clinics will offer the vaccine to preserve the current allocations. The Novavax COVID-19 vaccine is administered as a two-dose series, three weeks apart. A second dose will be reserved for…

Walz And Jensen Debate The Issues at FarmFest 2022

Gov. Tim Walz (D), moderator & Dr. Scott Jensen (R) MORGAN, Minn. (KVRR) — Minnesota’s two main candidates for governor debate for the first time at FarmFest. The debate between DFL Gov. Tim Walz and Republican-endorsed challenger Scott Jensen happened Wednesday morning during FarmFest’s Minnesota Governor Candidate Forum. A large crowd was in attendance near Redwood Falls. The candidates touched…

Funeral Service Set for Former Clay County Sheriff Bergquist

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) — The funeral service for former Clay County Sheriff Bill Bergquist is set. It will be held Monday, August 15 at 11 a.m. at Nemzek Hall at Minnesota State University Moorhead. Visitation will be from 9-11 a.m. Interment will follow the service at Riverside Cemetery in Moorhead. Bergquist died last Friday at Sanford’s Hospice House in Fargo…