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Semi Struck By Train In Richland County

The sheriff's office says Ronald Erickson couldn't see the train approaching last night near Mantador due to a blind spot.

Richland County, ND — For the second time in two days, a semi was hit by a train in Richland County. The sheriff’s office says Ronald Erickson couldn’t see the train approaching last night near Mantador due to a blind spot. He says he heard the train’s horn and tried to make it across the tracks but the train hit…

Fargo Woman Arrested For DUI With Child In The Backseat

It was around 6 o'clock last night when a Cass County deputy responded to the report of a vehicle driving all over the road on County Road 17 north of Horace.

Fargo, ND — A Fargo woman was arrested for DUI and reckless endangerment after she was found to be four times over the legal limit for driving. It was around 6 o’clock last night when a Cass County deputy responded to the report of a vehicle driving all over the road on County Road 17 north of Horace. The deputy…

The Dope On Dopamine: Dr. Neal Barnard

Why junk food and booze can be replaced with music, friends and exercise -- without making you suffer.

When it comes to keeping a healthy diet, a lot of us have the best of intentions — only to be waylaid by the lure of cheese pizza, beer and items not on the clean-eating, dietician-approved list. There’s a good reason for that, as Dr. Neal Barnard, explained live in-studio to the KVRR Morning Show’s Emily Welker. Turns out junk…

Flood Control Buyouts Spark New Facility for Fargo Schools

New warehouse puts the behind the scenes operations under one roof

FARGO, ND — Flood control efforts sparked a new warehouse for the Fargo Public School District. Officials said their new operations facility will help improve the lives of their students. Faculty and staff are celebrating the end of a big move. “Make sure our buildings are prepared and ready to go for students and the education they receive,” said Superintendent…

Exit Ramps Opening and Closing on the I-29 Construction in Fargo

Construction progress is moving forward at the interstate

FARGO, ND — Two new changes are being put into action at the I-29 and 32nd Avenue South construction site. Starting on Wednesday, southbound drivers on I-29 will start entering 32nd Avenue on the new southwest loop ramp. The usual northwest ramp will then be closed off. Starting on Thursday, the south side intersection of 32nd Street South and 32nd…

Woodrow Wilson School Transformed Into New Apartments

One that's kept the original school structure with some added modern twists, and a new side that reflects the same decorative style

FARGO, ND — What started off as a building to house twelve elementary classrooms has now been transformed into 97 apartments. “Woodrow Wilson School is the second oldest school in Fargo,” said Deb Wendel-Daub, the Kilbourne Group’s Senior Program manager. “We’re celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Woodrow School.” The grand opening of the complex gave community members an opportunity…

Uber Adds In-App Tipping Service

Tipping is the first of many changes in the "180 Days' of Change" Initiative to fix the driving experience

FARGO, ND — Riders can officially tip their Uber drivers. The ride sharing company launched its in-app tipping service nationwide. This is the first of many changes in Uber’s 180 Days of Change initiative to improve its experience for drivers after years of misconception. “I don’t know if it’s more people misunderstood or Uber misleading people thinking they weren’t supposed…

Save Our Summer: People Saving Lives Through Donating Blood

The United Blood Services Holds Their Biggest Blood Drive of the Year at the West Acres Mall

FARGO, N.D. — All week long you have the chance to help save someone’s life in our community. The United Blood Services is hosting their biggest blood drive of the year at the West Acres Mall. “If there was a tragedy today it’s the blood on the shelf that saves that patient’s life, we need a constant supply coming into…

Pushsave Makes Coupon Books Mobile

The customized book is helping local youth organizations raise money

FARGO, ND — A customized mobile coupon book is helping local youth organizations raise money. The metro has 80 to 90 merchants on the Pushsave coupon list and Maxwell’s Restaurant & Bar in West Fargo was recently added. The “do good” philosophy reflects the goal of both Maxwell’s and Pushsave. The days of carrying around paper coupons are gone and…

Sanford Urges Awareness of FAA Drone Regulations

Drone sightings near Sanford Health MedAir helicopters in Fargo, Sioux Falls

FARGO, ND — Anyone can buy a drone. It’s as simple as going on Amazon and having it delivered to your doorstep the next day. While it can be easy to get them in your hands, not everyone knows the rules. It’s posing a threat for some pilots. “There’s a 400–foot rule whether you’re doing it commercially or for your…