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Educating Veterans on Benefits at the Hjemkomst Center

The Fargo VA Health Care System teamed up with several veteran driven groups to educate vets on available healthcare and job training.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — The Fargo VA Health Care System teamed up with several veteran driven groups to educate vets on available healthcare and job training. There’s also an art exhibit with a focus on their healing. “It definitely gives you chills. We all have different stories and hearing others and what they’ve gone through, you definitely have a lot…

Moorhead man injured in snowmobile crash in Becker County

The Becker County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call of a snowmobile crash on South Tulaby Lane

BECKER COUNTY, Minn. (KVRR) —¬†A Moorhead man is hurt after crashing his snowmobile in Becker County. It happened around 11 a.m. Morgan Leiseth, of Moorhead, was traveling northbound on South Tulaby Lake Lane when he left the trail and hit a tree. The 45-year-old was taken by North Memorial Air Care to Sanford Hospital in Fargo. His injuries are unknown…

Semi ends up in the ditch after clipping NDDOT snowplow

The North Dakota Highway Patrol says both drivers were not injured in the crash

JAMESTOWN, N.D. (KVRR) — A semi sideswipes a NDDOT snow plow near Jamestown on I-94. The North Dakota Highway Patrol says both vehicles were going eastbound about five miles east of the city shortly before 2 p.m. when the semi clipped the passenger-side blade of the plow. It caused the semi to go into the ditch and tip onto its…

Fans see all nine Bison FCS Championship trophies with Coach Entz

NDSU Head Football Coach Matt Entz heads to the Fargo Scheels for a meet and greet to show off some new hardware.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – North Dakota State University Head Football Coach Matt Entz heads to the Fargo Scheels for a meet and greet to show off some new hardware. The Bison won their ninth FCS championship in 11 years against Montana State. All nine trophies were on display for the community to admire. It was an up and down season…

Moorhead family of seven killed by carbon monoxide poisoning are remembered

Members of the community gathered to remember a Moorhead family that died of Carbon Monoxide poisoning in their home

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR)- An emotional service was held in Moorhead to remember a family killed by carbon monoxide poisoning five days before Christmas. “For sure we’re feeling really sorry for the lost of our friends and our family we feel really sad in those moments, but we have the power that God gave us. We want you to know it’s…

$60 million to go towards repairing Minnesota bridges in 2022

MINNESOTA (KVRR) – Minnesota officials tout $60 million going towards bridge repairs this year. The money is from the infrastructure law signed by President Biden last year. The state’s Department of Transportation says 660 bridges in Minnesota are in poor condition. The state knows all too well how important it is to have updated infrastructure. In 2007, the Interstate 35W…

Cass County Jail is dealing with a spread of COVID

Staff identified the spread of COVID into one of the housing units.

CASS COUNTY, ND (KVRR) – The Cass County Sheriff’s Office reports the spread of COVID at the Cass County Jail. Staff identified the spread of COVID into one of the housing units. They do not know how many inmates are infected. Nursing staff are working to test every inmate. The Sheriff says no one is currently experiencing any medical difficulties….

Armacost defends UND gender inclusion policy

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (KVRR) – The University of North Dakota¬†president responds to what he calls misleading statements from the North Dakota Catholic Conference on its draft gender inclusion policy. The plan would require the use of a transgender person’s preferred pronouns and the use of facilities that align with their gender identity. Andrew Armacost says the gender inclusion policy aims…