Author: TJ Nelson

Motorcyclist Pulled From Lawrence Lake Friday is Identified

OTTER TAIL CO., Minn. (KVRR) — Authorities identify a motorcyclist pulled from Lawrence Lake Friday morning who later died at a hospital. He is 70-year-old George Hough of Elbow Lake, Minnesota. Otter Tail County Sheriffs Office responded to the crash just after 10 a.m. Friday on Highway 4 southwest of Vergas. The reporting party called 911 after seeing Hough crash…

Fargo Man Dead After Crashing Spyder Motorcycle Near Horace

CASS CO., N.D. (KVRR) — A Fargo man is dead after crashing his Spyder motorcycle about 2 miles southwest of Horace. That crash happened Sunday afternoon just before 4. Highway Patrol says 75-year-old Charles Bekkerus left Highway 16 and crashed into a sunflower field. A passerby noticed the motorcycle in the field and called 911. Bekkerus was taken to Essentia…

Red River Women’s Clinic Has More Time To Move to Moorhead

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR/AP) — The owner and operator of Red River Women’s Clinic in Fargo says she now has more than enough time to relocate the clinic to Moorhead. A judge on Wednesday temporarily delayed North Dakota’s trigger law abortion ban. Tammi Kromenaker says she was prepared to reopen her clinic in Moorhead next week if the state‚Äôs abortion ban…

Legislative Committee Wants Wrigley To Do More About Deleted Emails

Drew WrigleyBISMARCK, N.D. (KVRR/KFGO) — North Dakota legislators are asking questions of Attorney General Drew Wrigley after his predecessor’s emails were deleted. The Government Administration committee was initially investigating transparency in the leasing of state government buildings. But it is now also looking into the deletion of the emails, which Wrigley has claimed did not violate any policy. It was…

Fargo Seeking Public Input on Changing Downtown Ordinances

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — You can now give your two cents on possibly changing two City of Fargo ordinances for downtown sidewalk entertainment and food. One would suspend the need for sidewalk entertainment permits. The other would limit the use of amplifying sound and permits on the rights-of-way. The city is looking into the issues after getting a number of…

Lottery Players Bring In Big Bucks For North Dakota

BISMARCK, N.D. (KVRR) — Lottery players in North Dakota helped contribute $6.7 million to the state during fiscal year 2022. North Dakotans spent around $29 million on lottery tickets. Attorney General Drew Wrigley says the lottery provided $5.6 million to the state’s general fund. Another $800,000 has gone to the Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force Grant Fund. $320,000 ended up in…

Lovett & Hiatt “Together on Stage” In Fargo This Fall

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Lyle Lovett and John Hiatt are performing “Together on Stage” this fall at Fargo Theatre. The American music storytellers have each been putting out songs for decades. You can hear the award winning artists perform live on Thursday, October 20. Tickets for reserved seating are $69.50 and $89.50. They go on sale Friday morning at 10…