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Gov. Dayton to Fish on Mille Lacs for Minnesota Bass Fishing Opener

Bassmaster Magazine says Mille Lacs is one of the 10 Best Bass Lakes in the United States for smallmouth bass

  ST. PAUL, Minn. — Governor Dayton will spend the Minnesota bass fishing opener in Mille Lacs. Dayton will be joined on May 27 by outdoor celebrity Ron Schara and Bassmaster Champion Seth Feider. Bassmaster Magazine says Mille Lacs is one of the 10 Best Bass Lakes in the United States for smallmouth bass. The lake and recreation area took…

Overland Flooding Continues to Recede in Pembina County

Overland flooding continues to trickle down slowly according to the Pembina County Emergency Manager

COURTESY: DEANNA NEWELL  PEMBINA COUNTY, N.D. — The Pembina River at Neche is holding pretty steady in major flood stage. But water is starting to fall along Highway 18 which has been closed down since Sunday. Overland flooding continues to trickle down slowly according to the Pembina County Emergency Manager. He says the big concerns are still Highway 18, Highway…

Twin Cities High School Teacher Arrested for Sexual Communications with Student

The school district said they received a complaint about Akervik last Saturday and immediately began an investigation

BURNSVILLE, Minn. — A high school teacher in the Twin Cities has been arrested on suspicion of having explicit electronic communications with a student. Officers arrested Erik Akervik, a music teacher at Burnsville High School, at the school on Monday morning. The school district said they received a complaint about Akervik last Saturday and immediately began an investigation. Police were…

Authorities Identify Body Found Outside Dakota Magic Apartments in Hankinson

The Richland County Sheriff's Office says 36-year-old Jesse Blue of Fort Thompson was found Thursday morning

  HANKINSON, N.D. — A South Dakota man who died after being found outside the Dakota Magic apartments near Hankinson has been identified. The Richland County Sheriff’s Office says 36-year-old Jesse Blue of Fort Thompson was found Thursday morning. He was on the ground and unresponsive. He later died at a hospital in Sisseton. The sheriff’s office is waiting on…

“I’ve Never Felt So Pretty”: CCRI Gives Opportunity for Picture Perfect Prom

People with disabilities "Say Yes to the Dress" for the annual CCRI prom

MOORHEAD, Minn. — There’s something about getting dressed to the nines and feeling like a star. A local organization is giving those with disabilities that chance. Donations were collected throughout the community so everyone has a chance to shine in the perfect CCRI prom night outfit. Getting ready for prom can be just as exciting as the big night. “They…

Suspect in Fatal Moorhead Shooting Appears in Court

Neil Johnson had his first court hearing this morning and was charged with 2nd degree murder

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Neil Johnson, 25, has been charged in the death of Jacob Glover during his court hearing this morning. According to a criminal complaint filed in Clay County Court, last Thursday night, Johnson shot 28-year-old Jacob Glover twice with a handgun. Johnson is charged with 2nd degree murder. The criminal complaint states the two worked together at Don’s…

Fargo Public Library Shares Big Announcement

The library released a new on demand streaming app for those with a library card

FARGO, N.D. It’s National Library Week and the Fargo Public Library has an announcement they’d like to share with the community. Hoopla is the newest addition to the Fargo Public Library’s Digital Downloads Collection. You can now download the latest on-demand streaming service app. Those with a Fargo Public Library card will be able to stream books, films, music and…

Grab Your Bike and Helmet; BIKE FM is Hosting Bike Safety Classes

Spring Bike Safety Classes Taught Through Moorhead Community Education

FARGO, N.D. — With the spring weather here, many people are trading in their cars for their bikes. To ensure everyone knows what to do, BIKE FM is hosting a series of safety classes for the community. Before trading in four wheels for two, there are some safety tips you should know. Throughout the month of April, four bicycle safety…

More Law Enforcement Checking for Distracted Driving

State troopers are reminding drivers it's not just about technology use

RED RIVER VALLEY — It’s not about writing tickets, it’s about creating a safer road for everyone. Each year, more and more people are caught texting while driving. April is Distracted Driving Awareness month and Minnesota law enforcement will have extra eyes on drivers from now until April 23rd. State troopers are reminding people it’s not just about technology either….

Interview: Finding the Perfect Prom Fit at CCRI

A local organization is giving those with disabilities that chance

MOORHEAD, Minn. — There’s something about getting dressed to the nines and feeling like a star. A local organization is giving those with disabilities that chance. Donations were collected throughout the community so everyone has a chance to shine in the perfect prom night outfit. KVRR reporter Shiina LoSciuto┬átalked with organizers of CCRI’s Night to Remember. SHINNA LOSCIUTO: Sometimes, getting…