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The Federal Government Abandoned Us: Sneak Peek at Sheriff Laney’s Story

Catch Sheriff Laney: His Side, Sunday, only on KVRR Local News at 9

He was on the front-lines of the Dakota Access protest for months. Sunday night on KVRR Local News, after the Super Bowl, Cass County Sheriff Paul Laney shares “his side” of his time at DAPL. He’ll talk about being called on to assist local authorities in Morton County to deal with what he calls a “militant” faction of protesters. Sheriff…

Mike Reitan Rejects West Fargo’s Separation Agreement

The city will hold a final hearing on the matter on Monday, February 6th at the city commission meeting

  Officials with the City of West Fargo say they have not received a signed separation agreement from Mike Reitan. Reitan was placed on administrative leave as the city’s police chief on January 13th after he was accused of creating a toxic and hostile work environment. The city offered him a three-month severance offer but Reitan says he wants the…

Gold’n Plump Worker Accused of Contaminating Chicken at Cold Spring Plant

Faye Slye, 36, is charged for contaminating the 27 tons of chicken that had to be recalled by the company

COURTESY: goldnplump.com  A worker at the Gold’n Plump chicken plant in Cold Spring is accused of contaminating the company’s chicken that led 27 tons of product recalled. Faye Slye, 36, is charged with felony criminal damage to property. Investigators say Slye put sand and dirt from the parking lot of the plant on chicken she was handling. The plant’s owner…

Hornbachers, O’Leary’s Gear Up for Super Bowl Sunday

Hornbacher's and O'Leary's Irish Pub & Grill Share Their Plans For Your Super Bowl Sunday

Super Bowl Sunday isn’t just about the big game. If you’re hosting a Super Bowl party at home, Hornbacher’s says they have the perfect snacks for the occasion. “We got a lot of things going on in the deli,” said Moorhead Store Director Guy Goschen. “We’ve got taco dip trays, we’ve got wings. We’ve got a nice variety of wings…

Fargo Police Make Arrests in January Stabbing

Van Loh and Thiel, both from Wahpeton, are suspects in the stabbing on January 21st

  Police say they have arrested two people who are connected to a stabbing in downtown Fargo on January 21st. Chi Lyn Vanloh, 41 and 31-year-old Michael Thiel, both from Wahpeton, are charged with aggravated assault for a stabbing that happened on the 600 block of NP Avenue. Police say officers made a traffic stop on a vehicle that matched…

Armed and Dangerous Suspect Identified

The suspect is identified as 23-year-old Daniel Michael TwoHearts.

Law enforcement officers are looking for your help finding an armed and dangerous suspect who fired on a North Dakota state trooper during a police chase last night, then stole a car with a baby in it to get away. The suspect is identified as 23-year-old Daniel Michael TwoHearts. TwoHearts fired three shots from a 9 mm handgun. Three passengers…

Lynnette’s Story: Surviving a Heart Attack She Didn’t Know She Was Having

Lynnette went through the whole weekend without realizing she was having a heart attack.

The Go Red for Women luncheon in Fargo highlights a local heart attack survivor. We heard from someone who didn’t even realize she was at risk. “I loved taking care of the patients, I loved the families, I loved the adrenaline rush that you’d get working in the critical care,” said Lynnette Anderson, who lives in Page. “I took care…

YWCA Preps to Open Renovated Shelter

After a pipe burst causing extensive damage the YWCA in Fargo is nearly ready to get back to normal operations

The YWCA is just one day away from reopening their Fargo shelter after the building closed due to damage from a burst pipe. The YWCA’s Fargo shelter has been closed for about six weeks. “We had residents’ rooms destroyed, the stairwell ceiling collapsed,” said Communications Coordinator for the YWCA, Anne Slette. In the early morning hours of December 20th, officials…

Hundreds Rally Against Potential Refugee Restrictions

The Fargo Civic Center was packed people opposed to a house bill

Hundreds spent the afternoon rallying in protest of a proposed house bill which has the potential to ban refugees in North Dakota communities. Lawmakers say the bill is not set up to be against refugees, but rather to let communities decide how many they are capable of hosting. They’re calling it Operation Wake-Up Call. After two days of planning, hundreds…

Fargo Holiday Inn Celebrates a Grand Re-Opening

The hotel just finished a 12-month remodeling project

The Fargo Holiday Inn celebrated its grand reopening with the public. The hotel just finished a multi–million dollar renovation that included a new entrance, restaurant and convention space. The Chamber of Commerce is also holding a “Business After Hours” networking event after the ribbon cutting ceremony. The hotel hopes the new look will improve the guest experience and draw in…