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Gov. Walz signs executive order further protecting those who seek abortions from neighboring states

ST. PAUL, Minn. (KVRR) — Minnesota Governor Tim Walz has signed an executive order meant to protect the state’s abortion services from laws in neighboring states. This follows the U.S. Supreme Court decision ending constitutional protections for the procedure. Walz says this should help shield people seeking or providing abortions in Minnesota from facing legal consequences in other states. He…

Food Truck Festival has community buzzing

Food, fun and the sun bring people out to Fargo Elks Club for the 3rd annual Fargo Pop-up Food Truck festival

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — It’s something people look forward to and an event that has grown in popularity. “I’m just someone who really loves to eat man and with an event like this I can’t miss it you know, it’s rare to have events like this, and for someone like me who likes to eat and for anyone that likes…

Senator Smith revisits abortion pill access and expanding Supreme Court

MINNESOTA (KVRR) — In 2021, Minnesota Senator Tina Smith proposed a bill to expand the number of justices on the US Supreme Court from nine to thirteen. She says the goal is to restore balance and she also feels the court has lost some trust with the public in recent years. On Thursday, Senator Smith proposed another bill to grant…

Man seriously injured in motorcycle crash near Gardner

(KVRR/KFGO) — A 67-year-old Grandin, N.D. man was seriously injured in a motorcycle crash on I-29 south of Gardner Friday afternoon. The North Dakota Highway Patrol says the man was traveling northbound between 65 and 70 miles per hour when his motorcycle began to wobble and he laid the motorcycle down. The man, who was wearing a helmet, was taken…

Fargo Police Arrest Reckless Endangerment Suspect

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Andre Leshaun Darnell Strickland, 26, from Moorhead, was arrested on Wednesday, June 22. Strickland was wanted by the Fargo Police Department for his involvement in a shots fired incident in South Fargo June 19. He was arrested without incident in an apartment in Moorhead for Reckless Engenderment with a Weapon. Fargo Police Chief David Zibolski said,…

Supreme Court striking down Roe V Wade puts pressure on Red River Women’s Clinic

The Supreme Court overturning Roe versus Wade six to three sends shockwaves throughout the country impacting millions.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – The Supreme Court overturning Roe versus Wade six to three is stirring up emotions of people on both sides of the aisle. Social media is flooded with comments expressing strong emotions. People are angry, excited, surprised and scared. Protests and rallies broke out nationwide, here locally a rally was held in front of the Federal Courthouse…

Fargo Bishop: Abortion ruling means North Dakota will be ‘sanctuary for all children’

Bishop John FoldaFARGO (KVRR) – Diocese of Fargo Bishop John Folda says Friday’s Supreme Court ruling that overturns Roe v. Wade allows states like North Dakota “to once again be a sanctuary for all children, born and unborn.” “Over the last decades, millions of children lost their lives to abortion, and untold numbers of women and men suffered from the…

Hoeven talks with Delta about issues at ND airports

NORTH DAKOTA (KVRR) – Senator John Hoeven wants Delta Airlines to address service disruptions for business and commercial travel in North Dakota. He says it’s due to staffing issues with the company and air traffic controllers. Hoeven says there have been a significant rise in complaints filed with the Department of Transportation. Delta is working to address the issues by…