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Critical Race Theory Among Bills Proposed for ND Special Session

"The session could last a lot longer than five days."

BISMARCK, N.D. (KVRR) — The upcoming North Dakota special session planned to discuss redistricting and COVID-19 funding has taken a turn, as conservative issues may overshadow those measures. “The people I have talked to in the tax committees and the appropriation committees and among leadership say that is an issue that should be a full blown session and it is…

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…

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…

Minnesota Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan tests positive for COVID-19

MINNESOTA (AP) — Minnesota Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan has tested positive for a breakthrough case of COVID-19, she announced Saturday. Flanagan says she received the positive test after caring for her 8-year-old daughter Siobhan, who tested positive on Oct. 22. The lieutenant governor received the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine last spring. Flanagan said she and her husband, Tom, had been staying…

ND sues Biden administration over vaccine mandate for federal contractors

Late North Dakota Attorney General Wayne StenehjemBISMARCK, N.D. (KVRR) – North Dakota joins nine other states suing the Biden administration’s Covid-19 vaccine mandate on federal contractors. All states taking part in the suit have Republican governors. North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem says he’s pro vaccine, but is opposed to federal overreach. The lawsuit says the mandate violates the tenth…

Fired Fergus Falls surgeon shares his story on ‘Fox & Friends’

FERGUS FALLS, Minn. (KVRR) – A Fergus Falls surgeon who was fired by the Lake Region Medical Group after opposing mask mandates at a school board meeting last week gets national attention. Dr. Jeffrey Horak appeared on Fox and Friends Thursday morning with Dr. Scott Jensen, a Republican former state senator and COVID-19 skeptic running for governor of Minnesota. Horak…

LIVE: The Return of the Rocky Horror Picture Show

Time warp back to an in-person gathering at the Fargo Theatre.

It’s been a rocky road to get us here at times through this pandemic. But we’ve made it all the way to Halloween 2021 — and this weekend, the Rocky Horror Picture Show is back at the Fargo Theatre. They’re holding the fully interactive, in-person, full-scale traditional movie showing for the first time since the pandemic struck. As part of…

People Rally To Support Local Surgeon After His Termination

Dr. Jeff Horak served the Fergus Falls community for 15 years

FERGUS FALLS, Minn. (KVRR) — “He obviously had and still has the community supporting him,” said one speaker. Dozens have shown up today here at N.P. Park in Fergus Falls in support of Dr. Jeffrey Horak, Horak was a surgeon in this community for 15 years before being terminated because of some comments at a school board meeting. “You know…

Getting (Witch)Crafty: Making a Spooky Spellbook

Can we make Pinterest-worthy dream decor out of old textbooks and decoupage? Or is this thing destined for the dumpster?

If you’re a dedicated Halloween haunter whose decorating instincts have been stymied by this season’s supply-chain woes, you’re not alone. Halloween decor has been scarce in local stores, and the big day is almost here. Fortunately, the Morning Show is here to help. If you can’t buy your Halloween decor, why not try making it, instead? Armed with way too…