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This K9 Officer Needs a Name…Can You Help?

The Benton County Sheriff's Office is Asking for Your Help Naming Their Newest Recruit

The Benton County Sheriff’s Office is on the search for…a really great name. The Sheriff’s Office posted a picture of their new one-year-old K9 officer and are asking for your help in giving him a name. The pup comes to the Sheriff’s Office from Slovakia and they say he is a “very social and driven pooch”. You can post your…

What’s Happening For New Year’s Eve?

The Fargo-Moorhead CVB Tells Us What's Shakin' As We Say Goodbye To 2016

Adam Ladwig talks to Nicole Holden with the Fargo-Moorhead Convention and Visitors Bureau live on KVRR Local News at 8 a.m. about what local events are taking place on New Year’s Eve. Find the full list by clicking this link. Categories: Community, Entertainment Tags: Convention And Visitors Bureau, FARGO, moorhead, New Year’s Eve, West Fargo

Bill Drafted in North Dakota Allowing Concealed Carry Without Permit

State Representative Rick Becker is looking to make North Dakota a "Constitutional Carry" state

NORTH DAKOTA A North Dakota State Representative wants you to be able to carry a loaded concealed firearm without a permit. Eleven other states have implemented what are called “constitutional carry laws” while another four have adopted limited versions of the law. In North Dakota, an open carry state, Representative Rick Becker says he doesn’t believe passing constitutional carry would…

KVRR 2016 Year in Review: Part I

In Part I of our 2016 Year in Review, we take a look back at the top headlines in January, February and March

As 2016 comes to a close this week, we take a look back at some of the stories that made headlines at the beginning of this year. Here’s KVRR’s Nick Broadway. 2016.  A year filled with headliners and hopefuls, triumph and tragedy.  Here’s a look back at the top headlines from 2016. Top Headlines of January MINNESOTA STATE PATROL RELEASES PICTURES…

Pet Connection: Meet Felix

Could you be the Oscar to this Felix? Meet the adoptable Nanday conure and find out!

  Felix is an adoptable Nanday conure, a small type of parrot, who’s available for adoption from CAARE, the Center for Avian Adoption, Rescue and Education right here in West Fargo. The beautiful little fellow has a lifespan of about 35 years in captivity and like all parrots needs lots of attention and environmental stimulation to live his best life…

24 Hours After Snowfall…Clean Your Sidewalks

With all the winter weather the past few weeks it's important to remember to clear the walkways

FARGO, N.D. After this weekend’s winter storm, sidewalks are covered in ice and if you’re a homeowner, you could be responsible. In Fargo, it is left to homeowners to clear their sidewalks. You have until 24 hours after a snowfall to clean the sidewalk. Failure to do so could end in a warning or a minimum $75 fine. Snow must…

Winter Storms Cause Blood Shortage in North Dakota

United Blood Services is asking for your help to make up for the lowered blood supply

FARGO, N.D. United Blood Services is asking for your help over the next coming weeks. Officials with UBS say the holiday season mixed with the recent winter storm are causing supplies to run low at blood banks around the state. They say power outages also caused blood drives to be canceled. While they don’t want anyone to risk their lives…

Fargo Reacts to the Death of Carrie Fisher

With the newest Star Wars films still fresh in our minds, we take a look at what the late Carrie Fisher meant to those in the community

FARGO, N.D. After suffering a heart attack on Friday, Carrie Fisher has passed away at the age of 60. Star Wars fans across the galaxy are mourning the loss of their Princess Leia and the Red River Valley is no exception. Hearing the news that Carrie Fisher had passed away was hard for any die–hard Star Wars fan. Some even…

Police Looking for Car After Crash with Train

A dark colored Grand Prix took off after being struck by a train in Moorhead

MOORHEAD, Minn. Moorhead police are looking for a vehicle after it crashed into a train and took off. Police say they’re looking for information on a dark colored four door Grand Prix with heavy damage to its right rear corner panel. They say the vehicle was hit at the intersection of 20th Street and Main Avenue around 6 pm after…

Roads May be Open; NDDOT, MNDOT Still Urge Caution

Some roads are still covered with ice in areas and travelers are asked to drive with caution in North Dakota and Minnesota

The North Dakota Department of Transportation has reopened all major roadways and has lifted the no travel advisories throughout the state but road officials still want you to drive with caution when it comes to venturing out. This includes I-94 between Dickinson and Jamestown. Authorities lifted no travel advisories for the Devils Lake, Jamestown, Valley City and Grand Forks areas. Minot…