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Authorities Make Final Arrests, Officially Close Main DAPL Camp

As officers worked, cleanup crews began razing buildings on the square-mile piece of property on federal land

  MORTON COUNTY, N.D. — Authorities have declared the main Dakota Access pipeline protest camp officially cleared after arresting the last remaining holdouts. Nearly three dozen people were arrested. It took under four hours¬†as officers methodically checked buildings and arrested anyone they encountered. One man climbed atop a building and stayed there for more than an hour before surrendering. As…

Shelter Me: A Dog’s Journey To A New Home

What Does It Take To Heal A Dog Physically And Mentally Before They're Ready To Be Adopted?

For some dogs, it could be the end of the road Classical music greets the dogs at 4 Luv of Dog rescue in Moorhead, a calming influence during what can be a stressful time for these dogs. The 100% volunteer-run shelter takes in around 450 dogs a year from area pounds and owners who surrender pets — dogs whose lives…

Pipeline Protest Deadline Brings Fires, Explosions, Injuries and Arrests

Dakota Access Oil Pipeline in Morton County, North Dakota

MORTON COUNTY, N.D. — A dramatic chain of events unfolded in Morton County at the site of the Dakota Access oil pipeline. There were ceremonial fires, explosions, injuries and arrests. All as the 2 p.m. Wednesday deadline for protesters to clear out of the main camp came and went. Protesters begin ceremonial burning of some of their living structures ahead…

Fargo Police Set the Record Straight on State’s Good Samaritan Law

The law gives immunity to fellow drug users to encourage them to call for help during a drug overdose

FARGO, N.D. — Details of a drug arrest from May of last year have raised questions about North Dakota’s Good Samaritan Law. Fargo Police Chief Dave Todd took to Facebook to clear up the confusion. Authorities want to remind the public that saving someone’s life is their top priority. North Dakota’s Good Samaritan Law is designed to help authorities save…

New Convention Center in the Works for West Fargo

A new space for shows and conferences may be coming to the metro

WEST FARGO, N.D. — A new convention center is in the works for West Fargo. The Red River Valley Fair and the city are working on this $20 million project. In the midst of a growing community, some say the Fargodome is not enough. “Which is a great problem to have, the Fargodome is busy,” said Charley Johnson with the…

NDSU Holds Vigil in Remembrance of All Students

A candlelight vigil was held for all students who have passed away in the academic year

FARGO, N.D. — NDSU is mourning the loss of the students killed in a car crash earlier this month. Friends and family were invited to speak out in honor of Danie Thomsenn and Carson Roney. “I dug my son’s grave with the help of my father and my brother and his boys and a couple other friends,” said the father…

Man Makes Plea Deal in Moorhead Home Invasion

Mudey and three others were arrested after breaking down an apartment door in the 1100 block of Belsly Boulevard

  MOORHEAD, Minn. — A man involved in a home invasion in Moorhead last October has reached a plea deal. Kaahin Mudey, 22, has pleaded guilty to aiding and abetting assault with a dangerous weapon. Other charges including kidnapping were dropped. He’ll be sentenced March 20. Mudey and three others were arrested after breaking down an apartment door in the…

The “Pied Piper” Returns to the Daytona 500…Right Here on KVRR

He has been out of the spotlight since July of 2016 after being diagnosed with "concussion-like symptoms" but was cleared by doctors to race by the 2017 season

  NATIONAL — Dale Earnhardt Jr. has missed the last 18 races of his career but he says he’ll be back in the driver’s seat for the racing season opener. Earnhardt, who is known as the Pied Piper of Daytona, says he will race in the Daytona 500. He has been out of the spotlight since July of 2016 after…

MSUM’s President Tackles Budget Issues

MSUM officials put in their budget request to state lawmakers

ST. PAUL, Minn. — MSUM’s president was at the capitol building in St. Paul to present a budget request to state lawmakers. For the 2018-2019 fiscal year, university officials requested $178 million from the state. Their goals for the fiscal year are to protect their programs, faculty, and staff. They also aim to reduce economic and racial disparities. President Anne…

President Trump to Revoke Transgender Bathroom Guidelines Set Up by Obama Administration

The order must come from the education and justice departments and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos told President Trump she was uncomfortable with the reversal

  WASHINGTON D.C. — President Trump said he plans to revoke federal guidelines put in place by the Obama Administration on allowing Transgender students to use the bathroom of their choice in public schools. But not all people in the Trump Administration seem completely¬†on board. The order must come from the education and justice departments and according to a CNN…