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NDSU Holds Vigil in Remembrance of All Students

A candlelight vigil was held for all students who have passed away in the academic year

FARGO, N.D. — NDSU is mourning the loss of the students killed in a car crash earlier this month. Friends and family were invited to speak out in honor of Danie Thomsenn and Carson Roney. “I dug my son’s grave with the help of my father and my brother and his boys and a couple other friends,” said the father…

The “Pied Piper” Returns to the Daytona 500…Right Here on KVRR

He has been out of the spotlight since July of 2016 after being diagnosed with "concussion-like symptoms" but was cleared by doctors to race by the 2017 season

  NATIONAL — Dale Earnhardt Jr. has missed the last 18 races of his career but he says he’ll be back in the driver’s seat for the racing season opener. Earnhardt, who is known as the Pied Piper of Daytona, says he will race in the Daytona 500. He has been out of the spotlight since July of 2016 after…

President Trump to Revoke Transgender Bathroom Guidelines Set Up by Obama Administration

The order must come from the education and justice departments and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos told President Trump she was uncomfortable with the reversal

  WASHINGTON D.C. — President Trump said he plans to revoke federal guidelines put in place by the Obama Administration on allowing Transgender students to use the bathroom of their choice in public schools. But not all people in the Trump Administration seem completely on board. The order must come from the education and justice departments and according to a CNN…

Minnesota One Step Closer to Legalizing Liquor Sales on Sundays

The Senate Commerce Committee approved the bill on a 7-4 vote

  ST. PAUL, Minn. — A Minnesota Senate committee has moved the state one step closer to legalizing Sunday liquor sales. The Senate Commerce Committee approved the bill on a 7-4 vote. The House overwhelmingly passed it earlier this week. It’s an historic turn in the long struggle by many to repeal the decades-old law. The bill still must pass…

Craig Cobb Buys Property in Barnes County

Craig Cobb Now the Co-Owner of the Former Nome Zion Evangelical Free Church

  NOME, N.D. — A self-proclaimed white supremacist is now the co–owner of property in Nome. Craig Cobb is listed as the co–owner of the former Nome Zion Evangelical Free Church. The building is currently abandoned and sits within the city limits. A deed was filed on Tuesday. When talking to people who live in Valley City, they said they were fearful and mad that…

Two Sentenced in 2016 Sex with Minors Sting

18 men were accused of going to local hotels to hire minors for sex

Brandon Murch (L) and Christopher Highness (R)  CASS COUNTY, N.D. — Two more men have appeared in court on charges connected to a sex sting last summer in the metro. Eighteen men were accused of going to local hotels to hire minors for sex. Brandon Murch, 31, of Hunter, North Dakota was sentenced to 1½ years behind bars. A charge…

State Ordered Budget Cuts Cause More Changes at NDSU

Fifty buyouts have already been completed and another 70 positions haven't been filled

  FARGO, N.D. — NDSU has announced more changes as a result of state-ordered budget cuts. President Dean Bresciani says the university is eliminating student affairs administrators and will continue to offer buyouts. Fifty buyouts have already been completed and another 70 positions haven’t been filled. Incentives include allowing some employees to work part-time as they near retirement. Administrative budgets…

Vigil Scheduled for NDSU Students who Died in Crash

The vigil is now at the Great Plains Ballroom in the Memorial Union

FARGO, N.D. — A candlelight vigil will be held tonight at NDSU for two students killed in a car crash. The vigil on the campus at 8 p.m. for Danie Thomssen and Carson Roney has been moved from near the Babbling Brook to the Great Plains Ballroom located upstairs in the Memorial Union. The two students died February 11th in…

City Workers Explain the Smelly Side of Showering

What causes these odors and why you shouldn't be concerned

FARGO, N.D. — Many people in the Valley could be getting weird smells from their shower at this time of year. If your water smells earthy, Fargo city workers have an answer. They say any smell of chlorine or organic smells coming from your shower aren’t something you should be concerned about. “We generally see this at the end of…

Moorhead Liquor Businesses Weigh in on Potential Sunday Sales

One Moorhead Liquor Stores Thinks Sales Could Boost Business

MOORHEAD, Minn. — For the first time in the Minnesota history, a bill that would reverse the ban on selling liquor on Sundays has passed the house. A senate committee will take up the bill Wednesday. One business says it’s happy that its customers would be able to shop more conveniently. Minnesota is one of 12 states that currently bans…