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Gov. Walz coming to Dilworth to visit proposed jobs & projects site

DILWORTH, Minn. (KVRR) – Minnesota Governor Tim Walz is headed to Dilworth Thursday as part of his statewide Local Jobs and Projects Tour. The governor wants to hear from Minnesotans and visit projects he’s considering in his bonding proposal for the 2022 Legislative session. Walz will be joined by DFL State Senator Kent Eken of Twin Valley, DFL State Representative…

ND Dept. of Health officials say it’s too soon to sound alarm on Omicron

BISMARCK, N.D. (KVRR) – The North Dakota Department of Health says it has not issued a state of emergency for the Omicron Covid-19 variant now that it has been detected in California. They traveled to South Africa on November 22nd and tested positive for the coronavirus on Monday. “It’s too soon to know exactly how this is going to behave,…

Stabbing Suspect Avoids Trial With Change of Pleas

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — A Fargo woman has changed her plea to guilty after stabbing three people in May in downtown Fargo. 30-year-old Ashley Larson entered guilty pleas to two counts of aggravated assault. A third count was dropped. Her change of plea avoids a trial which was supposed to start Tuesday. She’ll be sentenced in late January. Police say…

Fire damages Larimore potato warehouse

LARIMORE, N.D. (KVRR/KNOX) – Damages from a fire at a seed potato warehouse in Larimore Tuesday night are estimated at $2 million. The Grand Forks County Sheriff’s Department and Larimore fire teams responded to the blaze at Hoverson Farms around 10:40 p.m. Crews spotted black smoke and flames coming from the garage door on the south side of the building….

North Dakota abortion opponents, supporters say effects of Supreme Court ruling could be profound

Demonstrators at Supreme Court 12/1/2021 WASHINGTON (KVRR) – The Supreme Court on Wednesday heard nearly two hours of arguments that focused on whether sweeping changes could be made to limit abortion rights. Justices are being asked to overrule the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision and the 1992 ruling in Planned Parenthood v. Casey, which reaffirmed Roe. North Dakota Catholic Conference…

Dilworth’s Red Hen Taphouse raising money for Mike Zimmer Foundation

DILWORTH, Minn. (KVRR) – Grab some food at Red Hen Taphouse, have some fun, and help the Vikings’ head coach’s charity. “Ten percent from every purchase of charity chicken will go directly to my non-profit, the Mike Zimmer Foundation which helps give back to the youth of Minnesota,” Vikings Head Coach Mike Zimmer said. Each month Red Hen Taphouse will…

West Fargo says stay off iced-over retention ponds and Sheyenne River

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – West Fargo officials are urging people to stay off iced-over retention ponds and the Sheyenne River. Fire Chief Dan Fuller says the integrity of ice on retention ponds and rivers are lowered by several factors, including water flowing under the ice, temperature changes, salt water drainage and sump pumps placed throughout retention ponds.  He says…

Conservative justices signal changes during historic abortion arguments

(Fox News)WASHINGTON – Members of the Supreme Court’s conservative majority are suggesting they may make sweeping changes to limit abortion rights in the United States. The high court heard arguments Wednesday in which the justices are being asked to overrule the court’s historic 1973 Roe v. Wade decision legalizing abortion and its 1992 ruling in Planned Parenthood v. Casey, which…