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West Fargo City Commission Taking Action on Police Chief Mike Reitan

Chief Reitan was placed on administrative leave on January 13 and is asking to be re-instated

After being placed on administrative leave on January 13th, the fate of West Fargo Police Chief Mike Reitan is in the hands of city leaders. Reitan says he wants leaders to consider reinstating him. The discussion is underway right now at city hall. Watch the above clip to hear a report from KVRR Reporter, Shiina LoSciuto, who is at the…

Fargodome Sets Record Breaking Year in 2016

Officials say a strong concert is what smashed the record with four Garth Brooks concerts leading the way

Courtesy: TJ Nelson  The Fargodome broke an attendance record in 2016. Nearly 600,000 people packed the venue last year. The record crowds produced an operating surplus of over $528,000, which was way above the budgeted $92,000. Fargodome General Manager Rob Sobolik cites a strong concert line-up last year that included four Garth Brooks concerts, AC/DC, Justin Bieber, James Taylor and…

Fatal Crash in Otter Tail County

The state patrol says the only survivor of the crash is a two-year-old passenger

  Two women are dead after a head-on crash in Otter Tail County. It happened Sunday afternoon on Highway 29 just east of Deer Creek. The state patrol says 31-year-old Jessica Lannes of Wadena was attempting to pass another vehicle when she collided head-on with a vehicle driven by 63-year-old Lucille Rehm of Parkers Prairie. Both women were killed. A…

Cass County Sheriff Paul Laney: His Side

Dakota Access Pipeline Protest in Morton County, North Dakota

The biggest story of last year really started gaining momentum in August. That’s when hundreds of people trekked to the site of the Dakota Access oil pipeline in Morton County, to protest. But at least one man from Cass County also headed there, not to protest, but to keep the peace. We are not here to pick sides.  We are…

White Supremacist Considers Move to Nome, ND

City leaders are considering options after white supremacist Craig Cobb has purchased, or is attempting to purchase an abandoned church.

City leaders in the town of Nome, North Dakota say they have heard a well-known white supremacist may be moving to town. They say Craig Cobb may be purchasing the former Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, an abandoned building within city limits. Cobb became well-known after he purchased property in Leith and voiced it would be a safe place for white nationalists. The town…

Fargo Islamic Community Celebrates Halt on Immigration Executive Order

They also succeeded at removing parts of a house bill in North Dakota which would have allowed communities in the state to decide how many refugees they take in

FARGO, N.D. — Members of the Islamic community had two reasons to celebrate. One is the federal court ruling to block President Trump’s executive order. They also succeeded at removing parts of a house bill in North Dakota which would have allowed communities in the state to decide how many refugees they take in. It all started on the sidewalk…

Anchor Island Pool Party is Fun for the Whole Family

The annual pool party brought out more than 100 locals looking to bring summer fun to the winter

  FARGO, N.D. — Some locals traded in the cold and snow this afternoon for a tropical pool party. The Fargo Park District held their annual Destination Anchor Island at the indoor pool at Fargo North High School. Entry was $2. Swimmers left with a gift bag full of goodies and a lucky few won bigger prizes. The Park District…

The Stars of PBS Shows Help Kids Explore Engineering and Science

Stars of PBS visited MSUM's Planetarium to help kids and families to learn about astronomy

FARGO, N.D. — Shows on PBS like Sesame Street, Arthur and Clifford all have one thing in common — they are educational. PBS brings their educational programming to life at MSUM with Stars of PBS. “It’s just an opportunity to learn about the stars and the sky,” said Sara Schultz, Planetarium Director. PBS and Moore Engineering teamed up for the…

Update: Suspect Hospitalized After Suicide Attempt

Police say a crime spree by a man who fired at a state trooper is over after the suspect shot himself rather than surrender.

REYNOLDS, N.D. (AP) – Police say a crime spree by a man who fired at a state trooper is over after the suspect shot himself rather than surrender. Police Capt. John Barnett says that Daniel TwoHearts shot himself once. He says the wound did not appear to be fatal before he was airlifted to a hospital. Police say TwoHearts fired…

February is American Heart Month & Fargo is Going Red

Local organizations are celebrating Go Red for Women to raise heart disease awareness

February is American Heart Month and heart disease is the number one killer of women causing one in three deaths each year. Go Red for Women is celebrated on the first Friday of February each year and Fargo is one of the many cities that have been holding events throughout the day to bring awareness to heart disease. “Way more…