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Babies Bouncin’ All Over the Moorhead Library

The Moorhead Library continues to hosts it 'Baby Bonunce'

MOORHEAD, Minn. — School’s out for the summer but babies are getting a head start in their education. Each week, the Moorhead Library hosts ‘Baby Bounce’ for toddlers up to three-years-old. Kids and their caregivers are able to participate in sing-a-longs, readings of short stories and bubble time. Organizers said it’s important for little ones to learn the importance of…

Pups Go on Parade to Find Forever Homes

Homeward Animal Shelter took a litter of pups to businesses around Fargo to find new homes and support the shelter

FARGO, ND — Homeward Animal Shelter is trying a new approach to find new homes for its resident dogs and cats. The shelter took a litter of five pups to seven different businesses across the metro. The businesses donated money to the shelter so their employees could get a break with the adorable furry puppies. The event was the product of…

Prosecutors Say Former Wells County Sheriff is a Danger to Others

He's scheduled to be back in court in September

WELLS COUNTY, ND — A judge is allowing the former sheriff of Wells County to travel to South Dakota and Montana, if it’s work-related. The ruling was made during a bond hearing for Johnny Lawson who is charged with conspiracy to deliver drugs, bribery and other counts. Wells County State’s Attorney Kathleen Murray opposed the motion, saying Lawson was a…

Angry Head-Banging Teen Clears Building of Grand Forks County Courthouse

Deputies, police and even a Department of Homeland Security helicopter responded

  GRAND FORKS, ND — Law enforcement rushed to the Grand Forks County Courthouse after numerous reports of hearing gunshots, only to find a mad teen. Authorities received several calls around 11:35 this morning from the courthouse. Deputies, police and even a Department of Homeland Security helicopter responded. After a search, they discovered that a juvenile in a third floor…

Sen. Hoeven Moving Fargo Office Downtown

The office is accessible through the skyway system

FARGO, ND — Senator Hoeven says he wants to get closer to startups and the technology sector of Fargo. That is why he is moving his Fargo office downtown. Beginning Friday, his staff will be located at 123 Broadway North, on the second floor of the old Metro Drug building. The office is accessible through the skyway system. Hoeven’s Fargo…

Families Touched by Suicide Raise Awareness with a Ride

Representatives said 132 lives in North Dakota were lost to suicide in 2016

WEST FARGO, ND — More than sixty motorcyclists are riding down I-29 to fight suicide. The ride started at Spicy Pie in West Fargo and ended at The Fort Saloon in Abercrombie, North Dakota. Representatives from the American Foundation for Suicide said 132 lives were lost to suicide last year in North Dakota. Many of the riders say they’ve lost…

Keep Your Pets Safe During Fireworks Season: Leave Them at Home

Your furry friends may be spooked by the loud noises and run off into danger

FARGO, N.D. — Many love to celebrate the Fourth of July with fireworks, but the same can’t be said for our furry friends.  Experts say that pets should stay at home while you enjoy the area’s fireworks display. When your pet is at home make sure you keep them in an interior room to muffle the explosions and play music…

F-M RedHawks Honor Military Service Members and Families

F-M RedHawks are honoring our local service members and their families

FARGO, ND — It’s Military Appreciation Night at Newman Outdoor Field. F-M RedHawks are honoring our local service members and their families. KVRR’s Maria Santora joins us live with more on the game-day festivities. Categories: Business, Community, Local News, News Landing Page, North Dakota News Tags: Families, FM RedHawks, Military, Newman Outdoor Field, service

Rescue Crews Suspend Search for Man Believed to be in Red River

A dive team joined the fire department and officers from Fargo and Moorhead in the search

FARGO, ND — Search crews spent much of the day on the Red River looking for a 24-year old swimmer who was reported missing this morning. A dive team joined the fire department and officers from Fargo and Moorhead in the search. Fanuel Shewarega Asrat, 24, has been identified as the missing person. He was last seen at around 5:00…

U.S. Dept. of Agriculture Bringing Assistance to Livestock Producers in Wake of Drought

Senator Heitkamp got the reassurances during a senate hearing

NORTH DAKOTA — The U.S. Department of Agriculture is providing additional assistance for livestock producers dealing with the ongoing drought. The USDA has expanded emergency grazing on land enrolled in the CRP, including those counties where drought conditions are moderate. The agency says the authorization includes any county in which any part of its border lies within 150 miles of…