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Charges Dismissed in Minneapolis Black Lives Matter Protest Shooting

Defense attorneys have also filed motions to dismiss charges against two co-defendants

  MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — Charges are dismissed against one of four men accused in the November 2015 shooting of Black Lives Matter protesters outside a Minneapolis police precinct. The men were at a protest over the fatal shooting of Jamar Clark by police. A judge has ruled prosecutors didn’t have enough evidence to support charges of felony riot against Daniel…

Evansville Man’s Threats Lead to School Lockdown Monday

The Douglas County Swat Team was activated due to the threats and weapons in the house

  EVANSVILLE, Minn. — Teachers and sports teams were kept inside a school in Evansville, Minnesota after a man threatened to kill his father. Paul Johnson, 56, called authorities on Monday saying his 32-year-old son, Matthew Nolan, had threatened to kill him with a knife in his house. He also said his son threatened to force law enforcement to kill…

ND Bill Proposal Cracks Down on Assistance Animals in Rental Units

Rep. Kim Koppelmann said he is listening to owners of rental properties who say the system is being abused

  BISMARCK — The North Dakota House has passed a bill that will crack down on people who obtain medical documentation that allows service or assistance animals into rental units that prohibit pets from living there. West Fargo Republican Representative Kim Koppelmann introduced the bill after he said owners of rental properties are concerned people are abusing the system and…

Amazon Server Failure Taking Out Webpages, Causing Errors Across the Country

We wish we could show you the Tweets that Amazon Web Services (AWS) has issued...but the photos won't load into this article because of the outage

NATIONAL — Slow internet?  Web page won’t load?  Photos and videos at a stall? We’re even experiencing it here at KVRR! Websites and companies across the country are in the same situation as Amazon announced Tuesday afternoon that its S3 web services began showing errors and multiple web servers within the company have gone offline. We wish we could show…

UPDATE: Man Critically Injured at Fargo Garage Dies

A man pinned between two trucks at a Fargo garage had no pulse when he was taken by ambulance

  FARGO, N.D. — A man who was injured at a Fargo business earlier today has died. The unidentified man was pinned between two trucks at Custom Truck and Auto Shine in the 3400 block of 4th Avenue South. Authorities say the victim was directing a truck as it backed out of a garage when the accident took place. Emergency crews…

Done Deal? The Star Lake Casino Project

The project would construct a third Shooting Star location on Star Lake in Otter Tail County

FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — A proposed casino on an undeveloped portion of Star Lake is raising concerns and leaving questions unanswered. Members of White Earth Nation and people of Otter Tail County are asking two questions: what does progress look like and what price are they willing to pay for it? Minnesota is the “Land of 10,000 Lakes”, and 25…

Fat Tuesday Brings Out King Cakes…But No Baby for Some!

Breadsmith of Fargo makes an old fashioned style King Cake to celebrate Mardi Gras

FARGO, N.D. — Tomorrow is Fat Tuesday and that means it’s the last day to try a king cake. King cakes can come in many different forms. “We’re going to start by mixing the King cake dough,” said Kenny Lindley, Assistant Manager at Breadsmith, who guided KVRR’s Shiina’s LoSciuto through the process of making a king cake. Mardi Gras is…

White Earth Officers to Begin Wearing Body Cams

They say the body cameras are viewed as a valuable asset intended to assist officers in the prosecution of offenders

  WHITE EARTH, Minn. — Police in White Earth will soon be wearing body cameras. White Earth Tribal Police is just the latest department to implement the program. Officers will begin recording audio/visual interactions. They say the body cameras are viewed as a valuable asset intended to assist officers in the prosecution of offenders. The equipment will also enable administrators…

Republican Legislators Talk Budget, Higher Ed Cuts, DAPL and Hopes for President Trump

Politics and Plate was held for legislators to tackle and discuss important issues in North Dakota

FARGO, N.D. — It just might be every Republican’s favorite way to spend the noon hour. Lunch…with a side of politics. The United Republican Committee hosted “Politcs and a Plate” at the Holiday Inn and invited the public to talk with lawmakers about their concerns. Issues regarding medical marijuana, behavioral health needs and autism insurance were just a few of the topics…

Goo Goo Dolls, Phillip Phillips Make Tour Stop in Fargo

The multi-platinum Dolls are hitting the road to promote their latest album "Boxes"

  FARGO, N.D. — The Goo Goo Dolls’ “Long Way Home Summer Tour” is making a stop in Fargo. The band with opening act, Phillip Phillips of “American Idol” fame, will be at Scheels Arena on Thursday, July 20. The multi-platinum Dolls are hitting the road to promote their latest album “Boxes”. Tickets for the concert range from $39.50 to…