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Leading Women Share Stories of Inspiration and Success

The fifth annual Leading Ladies Luncheon was held at the Fargo Holiday Inn

FARGO, N.D. — Women leaders in business, communication and the military shared their stories of success and life.  The fifth annual Leading Ladies Luncheon was held at the Fargo Holiday Inn. They gathered to celebration Women’s History Month. Panelists included the former executive director of the Fargo Theatre, an executive with Blue Cross Blue Shield North Dakota and an Army…

Great Rides Bike Share Preps for Third Season in Fargo

The first day of service will be Sunday

  FARGO, N.D. — Those popular green bikes are coming back this weekend. Great Rides Bike Share is preparing for its third season in Fargo. The first day of service will be Sunday. Stations are being installed and final testing is underway to make sure that 100 bikes and 11 stations are ready for riders. Since launching in 2015, a…

Devils Lake Voters Reject Construction of Fine Arts Center

The school district's tally shows 53 percent of voters on Tuesday favored issuing bonds to pay for the project, but it needed 60 percent to pass

  DEVILS LAKE — Voters in Devils Lake have rejected a nearly $9 million fine arts center. It would have been built on the high school campus. The school district’s tally shows 53 percent of voters on Tuesday favored issuing bonds to pay for the project, but it needed 60 percent to pass. The superintendent says he’s disappointed the project…

NDSU Bison Football Holds First Practice of the 2017 Season

It's their first time working out together since their loss in the FCS semifinal in December

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State’s football team is one practice closer to the 2017 season. The Bison held their first spring practice early Tuesday morning at Dacotah Field. It’s their first time working out together since their loss in the FCS semifinal in December. The emphasis for the spring practices is to develop younger players and see what they…

Activists Prepping to Take Action on Keystone XL Pipeline Construction

Opponents have asked the Nebraska Public Service Commission to let them intervene in the case and present formal arguments alongside attorneys for pipeline developer TransCanada

  NEBRASKA — Activists who want to derail the Keystone XL pipeline in Nebraska are again mobilizing. Opponents have asked the Nebraska Public Service Commission to let them intervene in the case and present formal arguments alongside attorneys for pipeline developer TransCanada. Nebraska requires people to show a “substantial legal interest” in a project before they can intervene. A spokeswoman…

World Water Day: The Difficulties Faced by Those in Developing Countries

World Vision Talks About World Water Day and KVRR's Morning Show's Crew Do the Water Walk Challenge

NATIONAL — Nearly 1,000 children under the age of five die each day in developing countries because of contaminated water. Cheru is a five year old girl and lives in Kenya. In order to get water for her family, she walks a total of four miles and spends up to three hours digging to find water. “Cheru is a kindergartner and so…

Sen. Heitkamp Questions Border Protection Officials on “Chronic Issues”

She says recent executive orders have not addressed staffing needs at the nation's ports of entry

WASHINGTON D.C. — The focus turns to the 5,500-mile long northern border in the U.S. Senate. Senator Heidi Heitkamp questioned key border protection officials about what she called “chronic issues” faced at the 120 ports of entry. She says recent executive orders have not addressed staffing needs at the nation’s ports of entry. Heitkamp also shared a story of one…

Moorhead Police: Charges Possible in Hijab Harassment Case, Family Speaks Out

Officers say Fardoso Mohamed was shopping in the Moorhead Hornbacher's with her 1-year-old son on Monday when an older man asked Mohamed to take off her hijab

MOORHEAD, Minn. — After a Moorhead woman was harassed for wearing her hijab, officers say charges against the suspect “are” possible, contrary to other media reports. They are still trying to figure out exactly who the suspect is. Officers say Fardoso Mohamed was shopping in the Moorhead Hornbacher’s with her 1-year-old son on Monday when an older man asked Mohamed…

Grand Forks Police Investigate Body Found in Ice

Police say they do not suspect foul play but are not ready to release the cause of death

  GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Police in Grand Forks are investigating after a body partially frozen in ice is found near downtown. A passerby called police just after three o’clock and said they had come across a body in ice near the railroad bridge in the Greenway. Police say they do not suspect foul play but are not ready to…

UPDATED: Fire Crews Battle Fire at Nome Church Purchased by Craig Cobb

It is not known if anyone was inside the church at the time of the fire and the state fire marshal will be investigating

Courtesy: Mary Peterson, NomeNOME, N.D. — Fire crews are on the scene in Nome, trying to fight flames at the former Zion Lutheran Church. The Barnes County Sheriff said the call came in just after four o’ clock in the afternoon but by the time deputies arrived, the church was fully engulfed. It is not known if anyone was inside…