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The Ashley Hunter Trial: Prosecution’s Confession Tape and Detective’s Testimony

Hunter's defense attorney challenges the validity of a video tape confession

FARGO, ND — Double–murder suspect Ashley Hunter was back in court as jurors heard a key piece of evidence, a confession on videotape. The defense attacked the credibility of the tape and of the detectives on the case. The prosecution presented a three hour long video tape of an interview with Ashley Hunter, where he admits to the crime on tape….

KVRR’s Rob Kupec Interrupts This Message with a Much More Important Message

The summer reading series runs from June 5th to August 5th with special events and prizes for reading for kids and adults

FARGO, ND — The Fargo Public Library’s Summer Reading Program is kicking off with the help of a familiar face. “We interrupt with this breaking news alert with another more important breaking news alert from the city of Fargo’s mayor’s office,” said KVRR Chief Meteorologist Rob Kupec. Rob serves as anchorman, along with reporter Page Turner and a guest spot…

Bemidji Woman Dies After Crash on Motorcycle

Dispatch was alerted about the crash on Wednesday around 5 p.m.

BEMIDJI, Minn. — A motorcycle driver is dead after crashing with a cargo van in Bemidji Township. Dispatch was alerted about the crash on Wednesday around 5 p.m. Authorities say 62-year-old Vicki Inkel of Bemidji was driving northbound on her motorcycle when she was hit by the eastbound van. Inkel died at the scene. The driver of the van has…

New Survey Highlights Salaries of Regional CEOs

It was conducted by The Associated Press and Equilar and only included publicly traded companies with over $1 billion in revenue

  REGIONAL — A new survey is shedding a light on the top paid CEOs in the region. It was conducted by The Associated Press and Equilar and only included publicly traded companies with over $1 billion in revenue. In Minnesota, the highest paid CEO last year was UnitedHealth Group’s Stephen Hemsley with $15.7 million. In North Dakota, MDU Resources…

Grand Forks Man Identified After Fatal Head-On Crash Near Detroit Lakes

The driver of the SUV was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries

  DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — A Grand Forks man is dead after a head-on crash west of Detroit Lakes Wednesday afternoon. The state patrol says 32-year-old Timothy Lee crossed the center line of Highway 34, sideswiped a pickup then hit an SUV head on. Lee died at the scene. The driver of the SUV was taken to the hospital with…

The Ashley Hunter Trial: Videotape Confession Challenged in Court

Ashley Hunter's defense attorney challenges the validity of a key piece of evidence in the prosecution's case

FARGO, ND — Double–murder suspect Ashley Hunter was back in court as jurors heard a key piece of evidence: a confession on videotape. The defense attacked the credibility of the tape and of the detectives on the case. This was the fourth day of Ashley Hunter’s murder trial in Fargo. The only witness brought to the stand today by the prosecution…

Special Olympics Looking to Pack the Stands for 2017 Summer Games

The event kicks off June 8th will an opening ceremony and parade in downtown Fargo

FARGO, ND — The North Dakota Special Olympics Summer Games are just a few weeks away. The event kicks off June 8th at the Fargo Civic Center. This is the 20th year for the event in Fargo. Special Olympics serves more than 1,600 athletes statewide. The organization wants to get as many people to the kick–off event as possible because…

Red River Valley Community Smashes Donation Goal for Teddy Bear Posse

Thousands of Bears Donated From Across the Region

RED RIVER VALLEY — The feeling of joy and warmth is coming to thousands of local kids thanks to the Teddy Bear Posse. This cuddly campaign’s mission is for first responders to ease distressed small children by giving them a friend during traumatic situations. The goal of the campaign was to bring in 1,000 bears, but community partners smashed that mark,…

Local Boy Scout Troops Put Up Flags for Veterans

Boy Scouts throughout the F-M Area say they do this every year for the Memorial Day holiday

  FARGO, ND — Boy Scouts and troop leaders from the area are putting up flags for our veterans. They’re putting American flags next to the graves of veterans in Riverside Cemetery in Fargo. Boy Scouts throughout the F-M Area say they do this every year for the Memorial Day holiday. Troop leaders say this teaches scouts the importance of…

Slamabama Playing at West Fargo’s Hooligans

Their song "Water Tower" recently went viral for honoring fallen Fargo Police Officer Jason Moszer and other fallen officers

WEST FARGO, ND — An Alabama band has traveled to the metro to perform for and honor the families of fallen officers. Slamabama performs tonight at 8:00 inside Hooligans in West Fargo. Their song “Water Tower” recently went viral for honoring fallen Fargo Police Officer Jason Moszer and other fallen officers. They say the song got only positive responses from…