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LIVE: Minnesota Secretary Of State Calls State’s Election “A Model For The Nation”

Secretary Of State Steve Simon Joins KVRR Morning Show

  Amid national controversy and unfounded claims of election fraud, Minnesota’s Secretary of State calls his state’s election process “a model for the nation”. Steve Simon joined KVRR’s morning show Monday. He says just a hair under 80 percent of eligible voters cast ballots this month, the highest voter turnout in the country. He credits elections workers in each of…

North Dakota doctors thank Burgum for enacting mask mandate

BISMARCK, N.D. (KVRR/KCND) – More than 80 North Dakota doctors have written a letter, thanking Gov. Doug Burgum for enacting a statewide mask mandate. The doctors say taking these steps could mean a flattening of the curve within about four weeks. They said they know these restrictions mean significant sacrifices, but they say this will help keep healthcare providers and…

Two men shot & wounded overnight

Fargo Police officers respond twice to same location after multiple reports

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo police respond to two reports of gunshots in the same area just hours apart. Both reports were in the 1000 block of 16th street North. Around 3:35 this morning, officers found a wounded man with non life threatening injuries. He was taken to a local hospital. Three hours later, officers responded to the second report of…

Concordia College’s SALT association provides comfort for community

Project supports local hospital patients with blankets

MOORHEAD, Minn.– As the seasons change and the temperatures drop, Concordia’s ‘Students and Alumni Linked Together’ association partner up with non-profit ‘Project Linus’ by providing comfort and security through blankets. “Project Linus itself is a community, I think the chapter in the Fargo/Moorhead area, they bring in the cutting supplies and their expertise as far as the dimensions of each…

Nonprofit helps ensure local families spend holiday season full of turkey, gratitude and thanks

"Thanksgiving dinner for their families can be really tough for them so we wanted to be able to give back something to our community."

FARGO, N.D. — The Faith4Hope nonprofit is helping local families in the metro ensure they have a traditional Thanksgiving dinner. “This time of year we know that it’s a happy occasion but it also can be a sad one for others that are really fighting the poverty and so not being able to provide a typical Thanksgiving dinner for their…

Bismarck man creates COVID Memorial Project to honor coronavirus victims

The memorial is in memory of the hundreds of North Dakotan who've lost their lives to COVID-19

BISMARCK, N.D. — At a nursing home in the small town of Bottineau, North Dakota, Cathy Jose was one of 18 people who lost their battle with COVID-19 in the span of two and a half weeks. “I think that wherever she is, she would say that she’s proud of what we’re doing,” says her son Carl Young. Born out…

High speed pursuit leads to arrest in Cass County

Authorities arrest Brandon Jacobson, 23, of Fargo

CASS COUNTY, N.D. — A Fargo driver gets arrested after leading authorities on a high speed pursuit. Twenty-three-year-old Brandon Jacobson was driving in Clay County when he fled into Cass County. A North Dakota State Trooper caught up with Jacobson south of Horace on Highway 10 and spikes were used to stop the vehicle. Jacobson lost control and rolled in…

North Dakota has 11,124 active COVID-19 cases

FARGO, ND — North Dakota Department of Health reported 10 additional deaths Sunday from COVID-19. There are currently 11,124 active cases in the state, 187 were reported since Saturday. North Dakota has 322 people hospitalized with COVID-19. BY THE NUMBERS  8,049 – Total Tests from Yesterday* 1,008,066 – Total tests completed since the pandemic began   935 – Positive Individuals from Yesterday*****  63,796 – Total positive individuals…

19 more deaths reported from COVID-19 in North Dakota

BISMARCK, ND  – Saturday’s COVID-19 report for The North Dakota Department of Health shows 825 new active cases with a positivity rate of 17%. The new active case count is 11,311. Testing numbers came out of 14,654 total tests conducted with 2,278 yielding positive results. North Dakota’s recovery total is 50,285 as 1,426 were included in Saturday’s reporting. Deaths with…