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LIVE: “Bonnie and Clyde” Comes to Moorhead High

Dangerous drama on the Moorhead stage.

They were two of the country’s most deadly, glamorous, and fascinating outlaws. And this year, they’re coming roaring back to life through Moorhead High’s young performing artist. They’re performing the musical “Bonnie and Clyde” on the Horizon Middle School stage now through the end of the month, and the show is an apt choice. That’s because the story of Bonnie…

Sanford Health to host children COVID & flu vaccine clinic

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Sanford Health helps people prepare for flu season with vaccine clinics. Saturday from 9:00 A.M. to 2:00 PM the Sanford Southpointe Clinic on 32nd Avenue South is inviting anyone age five and older to get a flu shot and COVID-19 vaccine. Patients are required to wear masks and follow social distancing guidelines. The nasal mist flu…

‘We The Poeple’ rally attracts hundreds who rebuke vaccine mandates

People are afraid to lose their jobs over federal vaccine mandate and want their voices heard

BISMARCK, N.D. (KVRR) – Hundreds gathered in the state’s Capitol for a “We the People rally” to express frustrations with vaccine mandates. Demonstrators are upset people are losing their jobs and military members are being dishonorably discharged for refusing the vaccine. Republican State Representative Jim Kasper of Fargo says there needs to be more conservatives represented in local government to…

Walmart in Jamestown closes for the weekend

The closure allows third party cleaning crews to come in to thoroughly clean and sanitize

JAMESTOWN, N.D. (KVRR) — Walmart in Jamestown is closing over the weekend to be thoroughly cleaned and sanitized. A spokesperson says the store at 921 25th Street SW will reopen on Monday at 6 a.m. The company states they realize they are an essential business but because there’s been an increase in positive COVID-19 cases, they want to assist health…

NDDOH Says Pediatric Vaccine Will Ease Up Hospital Capacity Statewide

"This will help us enter a into a new stage of the COVID-19 pandemic."

BISMARCK, N.D. (KVRR) – North Dakota Department of Health officials discussed the availability of pediatric COVID-19 vaccines. “We would prevent over 18,000 cases, 80 hospitalizations, 42 cases of MIS-C, and 26 ICU admissions. And this is just for every million doses administered just to that 5 to 11 age group,” North Dakota Department of Health Immunization Director Molly Howell said….

Children of pediatricians take newly approved Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine for young kids

Children of two pediatricians are among the first five to 11 year olds in our region to get vaccinated for COVID-19.

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Children of two pediatricians are among the first five to 11-year-olds in our region to get vaccinated for COVID-19. “I put it on my list a long time ago when I started making my Christmas list for this year, and I was really excited when I heard we could get it,” 11-year-old Stella Horner said….

Grand Forks Public Health to begin vaccinating children 5 to 11 Thursday

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (KVRR) – Grand Forks Public Health is offering Pfizer Covid-19 vaccines for children ages five to 11 starting Thursday. You can get your child a shot at the Grand Cities Mall from 3:00 to 7:00 PM. Vaccinations for people 12 and older and boosters are also given at the same location. “We are very excited to be…

Group of Republican Senators To Challenge Biden’s Workplace Vaccine Mandate

WASHINGTON, D.C. (KVRR) — North Dakota Republican Senators John Hoeven and Kevin Cramer are joining around 40 other Republican senators to challenge President Biden’s expected order requiring large employers to mandate COVID-19 vaccinations. The ranking member of the Senate committee on employment and workforce safety, Sen. Mike Braun of Indiana, is leading the charge. They will use the Congressional Review…

LIVE: 40 Years of Helping Families Stay Together

At a time when we're finding out just how important being together is, they're celebrating 40 years of making it happen.

If this pandemic has taught us anything, it’s that being together with the family members you love can make all the difference in the world. Hospice of the Red River Valley has known that all along, and that’s why they’re celebrating 40 years in operation. They’ve been there for countless families in our community, helping them in one of the…

Gov. Burgum announces investment plan for COVID-19 funds

$396 million to go towards workforce and economic development

BISMARCK, N.D. (KVRR) – Governor Burgum meets with legislative leaders to discuss investment plans for the $1 billion in American Rescue Plan State Fiscal Relief funds and $113 million in American Rescue Plan Coronavirus Capital Projects money. Congress allocated the money to states to help them recover from the effects of COVID-19. Legislative leaders identified areas that will improve infrastructure,…