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Seven Children Injured in School Bus Crash with Suspected Drunk Driver in Minnesota

The bus was carrying 22 children at the time of the accident. Seven of them suffered minor injuries

  ROBBINSDALE, Minn. — Five children were sent to the hospital and are now recovering after an erratic driver crashed into a school bus in a suburb of the Twin Cities. Robbinsdale Police say the driver, identified as 28-year-old Argeni Fernandez of Minneapolis, hit the school bus while he was trying to flee from authorities. Police say Fernandez was found behind…

Battle Brewing Over State-Owned Casinos in North Dakota

Opponents also say that state-owned casinos would hurt American Indian gambling facilities and impact relationships with tribes

  BISMARCK, N.D. — The chairman of the Three Affiliated Tribes is against a proposal to allow state-owned casinos. Mark Fox told the House Judiciary Committee that casinos provide jobs and revenue for the state’s five Indian reservations and nearby communities. Opponents also say that state-owned casinos would hurt American Indian gambling facilities and impact relationships with tribes. Republican Rep….

Perham Father Searching Across the U.S. for His Daughter

A Perham man's estranged wife reportedly takes his six-year-old daughter

PERHAM, Minn. — A father from Perham Minnesota is searching across the United States for his six-year-old daughter. Renee Brewer, a private investigator, said Brian Cooney hasn’t seen his daughter Claire Cooney since February 14th. The website findclairecooney.com reports the child was last seen with Brian’s estranged wife Miranda Cooney and her partner in Centerville, Tennessee. Miranda is allegedly not Clair’s…

Moorhead Community Gathers to Support Woman Struggling with MS

A silent auction and bake sale were among the events held to help with medical costs

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Friends and family came together to support a Moorhead woman who’s facing multiple medical conditions. Terri Stavenger had multiple spinal surgeries after being diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis. After her third surgery, she developed a Stage 4 pressure wound which set her back during her rehab. Unfortunately, she now requires in home healthcare while confined to a wheelchair….

Downtown Fargo Celebrates St. Patrick’s Day

The St. Patrick's Day parade took over downtown Fargo

FARGO, N.D. — The Irish spirit was felt all throughout downtown Fargo. For Timothy O’Leary, there are only four words to describe the atmosphere. “Very festive and happy,” said Timothy O’Leary. St. Patrick’s Day isn’t until next Friday, but those in the F-M area say it’s never too early to get your Irish on. “It’s cold, but people are loving…

Local Special Olympians Are on Their Way to Austria

Four North Dakota Special Olympians are heading to the world winter games

FARGO, N.D. — Four North Dakota Special Olympians are on their way to the 2017 Special Olympics World Winter Games in Austria. They’re part of a 210-member delegation which will represent the U.S. at the games. These Olympians are competing in snow shoe racing and cross country skiing. The games go from March 14th through the 25th. The four athletes…

Hope Inc. Fundraiser For Sled Hockey to be Held This Weekend

Sled Hockey Fundraiser Will be Held Saturday and Sunday at Angel's Arena in Fargo

FARGO, N.D. — Staff members from KVRR learned how to play sled hockey this morning thanks to Hope Inc. Hope Inc. is an organization which provides sports and recreational opportunities to kids and adults with mobility challenges. This weekend, Hope Inc. will be holding a fundraiser at Angel’s Arena in Fargo to raise money to cover equipment for their sled…

Students Learn Saudi Arabian Culture at NDSU

NDSU celebrated Saudi Arabia's culture with an exhibition

FARGO, N.D. — Saudi Arabian culture was celebrated all throughout NDSU. Students and faculty got an exclusive taste of what Saudi Arabian culture is like during the Saudi Day Exhibition. Those who are a part of the Saudi Students Club spent the afternoon showing their way of living. Event leaders were giving henna tattoos, showcasing traditional clothing and writing everyone’s…

St.Patrick’s Day In Fargo: Wearing More Than Just Green To The Parade

Organizers want to make sure you're prepared for the outdoor St.Patrick's Day celebration

FARGO, N.D. — There are events for all ages in the works to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day the next two weekends. Organizers want to make sure you’re prepared for what the outdoor party might bring. “One day a year, everyone is Irish,” said Don Martin, Operations Manager at FM Ambulance. Or in Fargo, two days a year when you count…

Interpretive Dance at City Council Meeting Goes Viral

The city invited performing artist Sara Juli in an effort to promote the mayor's "Arts in Chamber" series

PORTLAND, Maine — Well….art. It’s all relative…right? You don’t have to tell that to anyone at a Portland, Maine City Council meeting. The city invited performing artist Sara Juli in an effort to promote the mayor’s “Arts in Chamber” series. What Juli performed…won’t soon be forgotten. Juli performed what she calls “Shadow Artist” and she uses the entire room as her…