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UND Hockey Loses in Double Overtime to Boston

BU came into Fargo as the No. 2 seed while UND was the No. 3 seed for the West Regional

  FARGO, N.D. — The UND Fighting Hawks Hockey team lost a heartbreaker in double overtime to the Boston University Terriers. BU came into Fargo as the No. 2 seed while UND was the No. 3 seed for the West Regional. KVRR Sports Director Keith Albertson will have much more, along with highlights in KVRR Sports Extra. Categories: Community, Local News, News…

Asst. Principal of Bemidji Middle School Allegedly Used Snapchat, Facebook to Lure Teens

Brandon Bjerknes, 34, is charged with two counts of solicitation of children to engage in sexual conduct

BEMIDJI, Minn. — The assistant principal of Bemidji Middle School has been arrested after authorities say he was contacting children on social media accounts posing as a 13-year-old male. Brandon Bjerknes, 34, is charged with two counts of solicitation of children to engage in sexual conduct. Bjerknes is accused of creating a fake Facebook profile named “Brett Larson” and was engaging…

Grand Forks Police Identify Body Found in Ice

Authorities say 31-year-old Donald Campbell was found in a block of ice near the downtown railroad bridge on Wednesday

  GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Police Grand Forks identified the body of a Cando man found partially frozen in ice in the Red River. Authorities say 31-year-old Donald Campbell was found in a block of ice near the downtown railroad bridge on Wednesday. A passerby found him and called police. Authorities say they do not suspect foul play and there is…

Minnesota Muslim Civil Rights Group Asking Public for Support

The Council on American-Islamic Relations wants thousands of Minnesotans to stand up against hate this Saturday

  MOORHEAD, Minn. — A Muslim civil rights group is asking the public to help fight bigotry after a man demanded a Moorhead woman to take off her hijab. The Council on American-Islamic Relations wants thousands of Minnesotans to stand up against hate this Saturday. More than a thousand people have already signed up. CAIR-MN’s Executive Director, Jaylani Hussein, says…

President Trump Approves Construction of Keystone XL Pipeline

Critics say a finished Keystone pipeline threatens one of the world's largest underground fresh water deposits along with other environmental problems

  NATIONAL — Construction on the controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline was officially approved by the Trump administration. This reverses President Obama’s previous decision to block construction on the pipeline which feeds oil from Canada to a network of other pipelines in Nebraska. Critics say a finished Keystone pipeline threatens one of the world’s largest underground fresh water deposits along…

Fireplace Determined To Be The Cause Of Harwood Fire

The Cass County Sheriff's Office and the Deputy Fire Marshall say the cause of a Harwood house fire was accidental.

UPDATE-  The Cass County Sheriff’s Office and the Deputy Fire Marshall say the cause of a Harwood house fire was accidental. The cause was determined to be the fireplace located inside the home. No injuries were reported and the residence was a total loss. ——– CASS COUNTY, N.D. — A fire in Harwood left one home destroyed after an explosion spread…

Fargo’s Feathered Friends

They're crafting a new backyard chicken keeping ordinance, but they need your help to do it.

After sweeping urban areas of the country over the past few years, backyard chicken keeping could be coming to Fargo. After identifying some seemingly contradictory elements of city ordinance regarding keeping the birds in your backyard, Fargo City Commissioners directed the city attorney to work with Fargo Cass Public Health and other city departments to update Article 12–03, and other…

Live Long and Prosper

Donate Blood. It's the Logical Thing To Do.

Emily and Adam remind you every morning to donate blood. The folks at United Blood Services are wrestling with some serious shortages in our local blood supply, and they’re asking for your help with donations of much-needed blood types, and platelets too — all blood types are needed. Even green, as Adam pointed out. So live long and prosper, and…

LIVE: Muscle Pouring Into Fargo For Bodybuilding Tournament

National Physique Committee Regional Competition Happening At NDSU

Thomas Kemper with the National Physique Committee joins us on KVRR Local News to talk about this weekend’s bodybuilding show. Bodybuilders Erin Westby and Jeff Case, who have a lot of muscles, show off some of their poses. They also tell us about the level of dedication it takes to be a bodybuilder. The NPC is hosting the Upper Midwest…

NDSU’s “Teach-In” Talks Climate Change, Politics…and Fake News

Hundreds take part in short break-out discussions to talk social problems

  FARGO, N.D. — Hundreds of students and faculty at NDSU took time away from class to go to class. The “teach-in” put students in multiple 25 minute long classes to have civil discussions about social and political issues. It’s not your typical University lecture. These interactive “teach-ins” turn class into a conversation. They covered topics not normally seen in…