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Comeback Kid: NDSU DT Nate Tanguay Rehabs Torn ACL

The football star hopes to be back better than ever in 2017

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State’s legacy as a powerhouse is hardly tainted by the Bison’s loss in the FCS semifinals in 2016. While everyone’s focus is now on what this upcoming season will bring, one player is already one step ahead. Not by choice…but by circumstance. Nate Tanguay will be a senior this fall. The 295 pound defensive tackle’s season…

Governor Burgum: The Potential Protest Disaster and Trying to Forgo His Salary

Part 2 of 2: Our Interview With North Dakota's Republican Governor

FARGO, N.D. — We sat down with Governor Doug Burgum last Friday to talk about the issues of the day including DAPL, the budget and his efforts to forgo his salary. TJ Nelson: I did see something on social media where some papers were given to people out there to tell them the order has been issued? Governor Doug Burgum:…

Detroit Lakes Woman Hit by Train Identified

Train traffic was stopped until shortly after midnight while authorities investigated

  DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — Police in Detroit Lakes have identified a woman struck and killed by a train Saturday night. She is 56-year-old Lynn Alexander of Detroit Lakes. Alexander was hit around 9 p.m. at the Washington Avenue crossing. When paramedics arrived, Alexander was already dead. Train traffic was stopped until shortly after midnight while authorities investigated. The BNSF…

North Dakota Governor Burgum Talks DAPL, Discrimination and About Those Jeans

Part I of II: The first-time political office holder is facing budget issues and a potential environmental disaster at the DAPL protest site

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum has had a very busy first couple of months in office. The first-time political office holder is facing budget issues and a potential environmental disaster at the DAPL protest site. We sat down for an interview with the governor on Friday. Alison Voorhees: Governor Burgum, thank you for joining us to answer…

Silent Auction Helps Local Girl Receive Critical Medical Care

Benefit held for Miley Larson as she gets treatment for her mental condition

  MOORHEAD, Minn. — People in the Valley came together to support a young child suffering from a mental illness. Guardians of seven-year-old Miley Larson say she has Reactive Attachment Disorder therapy. Larson was adopted at the age of five. Her foster mom held a benefit for her at Inspire Innovation Labs. People who showed up took part in a…

New Food Co-Op Holds Open House in Downtown Fargo

Prairie Roots Co-Op held an open house preview today

FARGO, N.D. — Downtown Fargo is getting a little fresher. Prairie Roots Food Co–Op is almost ready to bring locally grown foods to the FM area. Farmers, producers and families headed out to get a sneak peek at the co-op’s first open house. “Conscientious consumers are on the rise in Fargo-Moorhead, and people care about where their food comes from…

Cass County Republican Legislators Hold Meeting to Hear Citizen Concerns

A forum was held by the Cass County United Republican Committee in Fargo

FARGO, N.D. — Republican legislators held a forum with Cass County this morning to talk about critical issues. The Cass County United Republican Committee joined in Fargo to discuss the citizen’s concerns. They covered educational standards, law enforcement issues and how they’re handling medical marijuana. People visiting the forum were able to have a Q&A with the legislators to voice…

Governor Burgum: Sunday, February 19th on KVRR Local News at 9

Governor Burgum talks with KVRR about a number of topics...and on a lighter note, addresses his now "famous" denim

FARGO, N.D. — KVRR’s weekday anchors TJ Nelson and Alison Voorhees had a sit down interview with Governor Burgum. A number of topics were discussed, including the cleanup at the Dakota Access pipeline protest camps. The governor said crews already cleared out 120 dumpster loads of trash which in his words, “barely puts a dent,” in what’s needed. He said…

STEM Lessons Take Over the West Fargo Library

Mini scientists had the opportunity to make and invent exciting creations and science projects, such as CD owls and fish

WEST FARGO, N.D. — School’s out for the day but that doesn’t mean you still can’t get an educational lesson in. Invent It, a STEM class geared towards kids in grades k-5, took place at the West Fargo Public Library. Mini scientists had the opportunity to make and invent exciting creations and science projects, such as CD owls and fish….

Here’s One 94-Year-Old You Won’t Want to Mess With

The 94-year-old woman in east China says she's been practicing martial arts since she was a young child

  CHINA– She’s a grannie you don’t want to get in a fight with. The 94-year-old woman in east China says she’s been practicing martial arts since she was a young child. Is she letting age stop her? You decide. Zhang Hexian said she started practicing the basic techniques like pushing palm and throwing a punch with her father. Zhang…