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YouTube Announces YouTube TV Cable Free Subscriptions

Furthermore, Google Home and Google Cast developers are working out bugs that will allow users to speak to their televisions in order to control their watching of shows by voice

NATIONAL — YouTube has officially entered into the television streaming business. Company officials announced a way users can watch their favorite shows LIVE and on-demand without a cable or satellite subscription and be able to choose from up to 40 networks for $35 a month. Most of the channels the company has sealed a deal with are the four major…

Lawsuit May Halt Construction on Dakota Access Pipeline

The tribes say the pipeline threatens their right to practice their religion, which relies on clean water

  MORTON COUNTY, N.D. — A federal judge says he’ll likely decide within a week whether to temporarily halt construction of the final section of the Dakota Access pipeline. U.S. District Judge James Boasberg held a hearing in a lawsuit brought by the Standing Rock and Cheyenne River Sioux tribes, but he didn’t immediately rule. The tribes say the pipeline…

City of Fargo Incorporates Mandatory Social Media Training

A spokesman says the employee, a 17-year veteran of the city, apologized for writing the comments which were on his own device and in his off-hours

  FARGO, N.D. — A city of Fargo worker has been issued a written reprimand for an inflammatory social media post about the Dakota Access protesters. A spokesman says the employee, a 17-year veteran of the city, apologized for writing the comments which were on his own device and in his off-hours. He has already finished a period of unpaid…

ND Bill Proposal Cracks Down on Assistance Animals in Rental Units

Rep. Kim Koppelmann said he is listening to owners of rental properties who say the system is being abused

  BISMARCK — The North Dakota House has passed a bill that will crack down on people who obtain medical documentation that allows service or assistance animals into rental units that prohibit pets from living there. West Fargo Republican Representative Kim Koppelmann introduced the bill after he said owners of rental properties are concerned people are abusing the system and…

Amazon Server Failure Taking Out Webpages, Causing Errors Across the Country

We wish we could show you the Tweets that Amazon Web Services (AWS) has issued...but the photos won't load into this article because of the outage

NATIONAL — Slow internet?  Web page won’t load?  Photos and videos at a stall? We’re even experiencing it here at KVRR! Websites and companies across the country are in the same situation as Amazon announced Tuesday afternoon that its S3 web services began showing errors and multiple web servers within the company have gone offline. We wish we could show…

Done Deal? The Star Lake Casino Project

The project would construct a third Shooting Star location on Star Lake in Otter Tail County

FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — A proposed casino on an undeveloped portion of Star Lake is raising concerns and leaving questions unanswered. Members of White Earth Nation and people of Otter Tail County are asking two questions: what does progress look like and what price are they willing to pay for it? Minnesota is the “Land of 10,000 Lakes”, and 25…

Fat Tuesday Brings Out King Cakes…But No Baby for Some!

Breadsmith of Fargo makes an old fashioned style King Cake to celebrate Mardi Gras

FARGO, N.D. — Tomorrow is Fat Tuesday and that means it’s the last day to try a king cake. King cakes can come in many different forms. “We’re going to start by mixing the King cake dough,” said Kenny Lindley, Assistant Manager at Breadsmith, who guided KVRR’s Shiina’s LoSciuto through the process of making a king cake. Mardi Gras is…

Republican Legislators Talk Budget, Higher Ed Cuts, DAPL and Hopes for President Trump

Politics and Plate was held for legislators to tackle and discuss important issues in North Dakota

FARGO, N.D. — It just might be every Republican’s favorite way to spend the noon hour. Lunch…with a side of politics. The United Republican Committee hosted “Politcs and a Plate” at the Holiday Inn and invited the public to talk with lawmakers about their concerns. Issues regarding medical marijuana, behavioral health needs and autism insurance were just a few of the topics…

Goo Goo Dolls, Phillip Phillips Make Tour Stop in Fargo

The multi-platinum Dolls are hitting the road to promote their latest album "Boxes"

  FARGO, N.D. — The Goo Goo Dolls’ “Long Way Home Summer Tour” is making a stop in Fargo. The band with opening act, Phillip Phillips of “American Idol” fame, will be at Scheels Arena on Thursday, July 20. The multi-platinum Dolls are hitting the road to promote their latest album “Boxes”. Tickets for the concert range from $39.50 to…

Done Deal? A Preview of KVRR’s Special Report on the Star Lake Casino Project

Some county leaders say the project is vital in attracting people to relocate to the county

OTTER TAIL COUNTY, Minn. — A new Shooting Star casino location is proposed on an undeveloped part of Star Lake in rural Otter Tail County. The project is raising concerns and leaving questions unanswered from within the White Earth Nation and from the Otter Tail community. Some county leaders say the project is vital in attracting people to relocate to…