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Fargo Police Arrest Reckless Endangerment Suspect

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Andre Leshaun Darnell Strickland, 26, from Moorhead, was arrested on Wednesday, June 22. Strickland was wanted by the Fargo Police Department for his involvement in a shots fired incident in South Fargo June 19. He was arrested without incident in an apartment in Moorhead for Reckless Engenderment with a Weapon. Fargo Police Chief David Zibolski said,…

Supreme Court striking down Roe V Wade puts pressure on Red River Women’s Clinic

The Supreme Court overturning Roe versus Wade six to three sends shockwaves throughout the country impacting millions.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – The Supreme Court overturning Roe versus Wade six to three is stirring up emotions of people on both sides of the aisle. Social media is flooded with comments expressing strong emotions. People are angry, excited, surprised and scared. Protests and rallies broke out nationwide, here locally a rally was held in front of the Federal Courthouse…

Fargo Bishop: Abortion ruling means North Dakota will be ‘sanctuary for all children’

Bishop John FoldaFARGO (KVRR) – Diocese of Fargo Bishop John Folda says Friday’s Supreme Court ruling that overturns Roe v. Wade allows states like North Dakota “to once again be a sanctuary for all children, born and unborn.” “Over the last decades, millions of children lost their lives to abortion, and untold numbers of women and men suffered from the…

Hoeven talks with Delta about issues at ND airports

NORTH DAKOTA (KVRR) – Senator John Hoeven wants Delta Airlines to address service disruptions for business and commercial travel in North Dakota. He says it’s due to staffing issues with the company and air traffic controllers. Hoeven says there have been a significant rise in complaints filed with the Department of Transportation. Delta is working to address the issues by…

ATF offers reward for capture, conviction of church arsonist

FARGO (KVRR) – The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for starting a fire at the Maple Sheyenne Lutheran Church near Harwood, North Dakota. The church, located at 8711 40th Ave. North, caught fire June 16, causing significant damage….

Burgum: Abortion ruling returns power to the states

BISMARCK, N.D. (KVRR) – North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum says Friday’s landmark Supreme Court decision “returns power to the states where it belongs.” “Our administration has consistently supported pro-life legislation and this decision is a victory for the many North Dakotans who have fought so hard and for so long to protect the unborn in our state,” Burgum said. “We…

Teens Make Lasting Memories With Pilgrimage To Buttzville

Road Trip To Buttzville, North Dakota Helps Teens Make Memories Before College

  BUTTZVILLE, N.D. (KVRR) – A group of five fresh high school grads wanted to make some memories and go on one last journey together as a group before they all went off to college. And I was honored to be able to help them figure it out. A couple weeks ago a guy named Corey emailed me. He and…

Fargo abortion clinic owner says Supreme Court ruling is ‘extreme step’

FARGO (KVRR) – The owner and director of North Dakota’s only abortion clinic says Friday’s Supreme Court opinion overturning Roe v. Wade “has not only ignored 50 years of legal precedent, but took an extreme step to strip fundamental constitutional rights from the American people. Tammi Kromenaker says due to a trigger ban passed in 2007, North Dakota will outlaw…

Update: Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Supreme Court has ended constitutional protections for abortion that had been in place nearly 50 years – a decision by its conservative majority to overturn the court’s landmark abortion cases. Friday’s outcome overturning Roe v. Wade is expected to lead to abortion bans in roughly half the states. The decision was the culmination of decades of efforts…