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Court of Appeals Refuses to Reinstate President’s Travel Ban

We will have complete coverage on KVRR Local News at 9

NATIONAL — The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco has refused to reinstate President Trump’s ban on travelers from seven Muslim-majority nations. A judge in Seattle had issued a temporary restraining order halting the ban last week after Washington and Minnesota sued. We’ll have much more on the ruling at 9. Categories: Community, Local News, News Landing Page,…

U.S. Travel Ban: Moorhead Family’s Relatives Detained in Turkey

The sister of a Moorhead woman coming as a refugee is being detained in Turkey

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A Moorhead woman is waiting for her sister and niece to arrive from Turkey after they are caught up in President Trump’s travel ban that is currently being decided by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. They’re coming as refugees from Iraq, originally set to arrive on Monday. It’s been the subject of protests and rallies…

How Giving Hearts Day Reaches Out Through Local Charities

Farm Rescue is Among One of the Hundreds of Charities Participating in Giving Hearts Day

FARGO, N.D. — One of charities participating in Giving Hearts Day is Farm Rescue, an organization that that gives farmers who are dealing with tragedy assistance on their farm. When you’re a farmer, you don’t have the luxury to take days off. Even when tragedy strikes, the work doesn’t stop. “My wife had cancer and it came down to…she always…

Mr. Matchy Matchy “Arrested” at Sandy’s Donuts

The mascot for Giving Hearts Day is "arrested" for not giving donuts to local cops

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Mr. Matchy Matchy was “arrested” after a traffic stop outside Sandy’s Donuts in West Fargo. Matchy, the mascot for Giving Hearts Day, was arrested for driving the Sandy’s van by the Cass County Sheriff’s Office and not giving donuts to the cops. His “bail” was a $2,000 donation to Jail Chaplains. The Hope Lutheran Church Women’s…

Students and Professionals Network at NDSU Career Expo

The annual career expo brings together both new and graduating students

FARGO, N.D. — Students were dressed to impress at the Fargodome. More than 300 employers gathered to recruit people from NDSU and other area colleges. Students had the chance to bring their resume and meet with different organizations in the science and technology field. The Career Expo is not only organized for students who are getting closer to graduation, it’s…

Seattle Cuts Ties with Wells Fargo; Blames Financial Ties with the Dakota Access Pipeline

The city council voted unanimously to end the relationship with banking giant Wells Fargo after numerous protests over the Dakota Access Pipeline

SEATTLE — Heated debate over the construction of the Dakota Access pipeline isn’t just building again in Morton County in North Dakota. The city of Seattle, Washington has decided to cut ties with banking giant, Wells Fargo, over the bank’s financial connections to the building of the pipeline. The company was already on rocky ground, say city officials, after the…

Get Inspired: Kelly Thompson Opening Reception at Ecce Art Gallery

It's cold out there, people. But art can warm the coldest heart.

Going a little stir-crazy indoors these days? Get yourself downtown. Even on the coldest days, Ecce Art Gallery is a hot spot for arts and entertainment in the Fargo-Moorhead region. Gallery owner Mark Weiler joined us live in-studio to talk about this week’s opening reception featuring Grand Forks artist Kelly Thompson, the Wine About Winter and Sweet Treat Stroll event…

Hunter Dies in Shooting Near Edgeley

The man was out of state but was with two others hunting coyotes

  LAMOURE COUNTY, N.D. — A man from out of state has died in an apparent accidental shooting northeast of Edgeley. LaMoure County Sheriff Bob Fernandes says the 57-year-old man was among three people hunting coyotes. The 911 call came in at around 11:20 this morning. Fernandes says the man died at the scene and his body has been sent…

Gearing Up for Farmers Market Season in the Red River Valley

After a winter hiatus vendors and organizations met up to discuss the 2017 season

FARGO, N.D. — We’re about halfway through winter and that means the F–M farmers market season is only a few months away. In preparation, members of the farmers market community gathered for their annual meeting. The event serves not only to refresh the memory of local vendors on rules and regulations surrounding farmers markets, but it also gives them an…

Big Announcement for Ag Producers at the Soybean Expo

Minnesota Soybean Processors Announced They Will Be Constructing A New Soybean Plant Facility

FARGO, N.D. — Ag officials call soybeans the miracle crop because of the many products that can be made from it. Step aside wheat and corn, soybeans are the agricultural commodity to beat in the global market. Especially…in the Red River Valley. People who were attending the the Soybean Expo at the Holiday Inn heard from Governor Doug Burgum and…