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KVRR 2016 Year in Review: Part I

In Part I of our 2016 Year in Review, we take a look back at the top headlines in January, February and March

As 2016 comes to a close this week, we take a look back at some of the stories that made headlines at the beginning of this year. Here’s KVRR’s Nick Broadway. 2016.  A year filled with headliners and hopefuls, triumph and tragedy.  Here’s a look back at the top headlines from 2016. Top Headlines of January MINNESOTA STATE PATROL RELEASES PICTURES…

Pet Connection: Meet Felix

Could you be the Oscar to this Felix? Meet the adoptable Nanday conure and find out!

  Felix is an adoptable Nanday conure, a small type of parrot, who’s available for adoption from CAARE, the Center for Avian Adoption, Rescue and Education right here in West Fargo. The beautiful little fellow has a lifespan of about 35 years in captivity and like all parrots needs lots of attention and environmental stimulation to live his best life…

24 Hours After Snowfall…Clean Your Sidewalks

With all the winter weather the past few weeks it's important to remember to clear the walkways

FARGO, N.D. After this weekend’s winter storm, sidewalks are covered in ice and if you’re a homeowner, you could be responsible. In Fargo, it is left to homeowners to clear their sidewalks. You have until 24 hours after a snowfall to clean the sidewalk. Failure to do so could end in a warning or a minimum $75 fine. Snow must…

Winter Storms Cause Blood Shortage in North Dakota

United Blood Services is asking for your help to make up for the lowered blood supply

FARGO, N.D. United Blood Services is asking for your help over the next coming weeks. Officials with UBS say the holiday season mixed with the recent winter storm are causing supplies to run low at blood banks around the state. They say power outages also caused blood drives to be canceled. While they don’t want anyone to risk their lives…

Fargo Reacts to the Death of Carrie Fisher

With the newest Star Wars films still fresh in our minds, we take a look at what the late Carrie Fisher meant to those in the community

FARGO, N.D. After suffering a heart attack on Friday, Carrie Fisher has passed away at the age of 60. Star Wars fans across the galaxy are mourning the loss of their Princess Leia and the Red River Valley is no exception. Hearing the news that Carrie Fisher had passed away was hard for any die–hard Star Wars fan. Some even…

Police Looking for Car After Crash with Train

A dark colored Grand Prix took off after being struck by a train in Moorhead

MOORHEAD, Minn. Moorhead police are looking for a vehicle after it crashed into a train and took off. Police say they’re looking for information on a dark colored four door Grand Prix with heavy damage to its right rear corner panel. They say the vehicle was hit at the intersection of 20th Street and Main Avenue around 6 pm after…

Roads May be Open; NDDOT, MNDOT Still Urge Caution

Some roads are still covered with ice in areas and travelers are asked to drive with caution in North Dakota and Minnesota

The North Dakota Department of Transportation has reopened all major roadways and has lifted the no travel advisories throughout the state but road officials still want you to drive with caution when it comes to venturing out. This includes I-94 between Dickinson and Jamestown. Authorities lifted no travel advisories for the Devils Lake, Jamestown, Valley City and Grand Forks areas. Minot…

Giving Back and Getting Back: Salvation Army Christmas Eve Meal

An over 20-year-long tradition continues to grow and spread joy.

FARGO, N.D. For more than 20 years, Community Presbyterian Church of West Fargo and the Salvation Army have hosted a special Christmas Eve meal for those in need in the area. Christmas Eve is a busy time at the Salvation Army’s location downtown. Each year, they feed around 170 people. At 80–years–old, Marvin L. Snyder has been homeless for much…

Dispute Leads to Alleged Christmas Eve Murder

One man is in jail and another dead after an early morning dispute at a Fargo home.

FARGO, N.D. In the early hours of this morning, a tragedy unfolded in a Fargo neighborhood. A domestic dispute ending in the alleged murder of a 26–year–old Fargo man. Police responded to a call at this home at about 4:20 am. When they arrived, they found two men and a woman. One of the men had suffered a stab wound…

Local Museum Transforms Into Holiday Market

MOORHEAD, Minn. The Rourke Art Museum transformed its setup from general art into a holiday market exhibit. With Christmas just days away, local artists have the opportunity to make the season of gift giving a little bit easier. The holiday market included greeting cards, wood engravings and even Santa and elf portraits. “Just seeing what the artists have brought in. …