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Sen. Heitkamp to Vote for President Trump’s Supreme Court Nominee

She said her vote does not diminish how disturbed she was by Republicans refusal to hold a hearing on President Obama's last Supreme Court nominee Judge Garland

WASHINGTON D.C. — Senator Heidi Heitkamp, a Democrat, says she “will” vote for President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee. She was the target of an ad by the NRA to vote in his favor. “President Trump chose a pro-gun judge for the Supreme Court,” the television ad said. “Tell Heidi Heitkamp, ‘say no to Chuck Schumer and the liberal elites’. Vote…

Missing Teens from Moorhead and Bemidji Found Unharmed

There was no reason given for why 13-year-old Gary Tilander was in Lidgerwood

(L) Gary Tilander, 13 and (R) Chawna Mueller, 13, found safeMINNESOTA — A teen missing from Bemidji since late February has been found in Lidgerwood, North Dakota. Authorities found 13-year-old Gary Tilander at a residence after a tip from a concerned citizen. There was no reason given for why he was in Lidgerwood. Law enforcement and family members had searched…

Bismarck Oral Surgeon Suspended

She has a solo practice at Oral Surgery Center of Bismarck

  BISMARCK, N.D. — An oral surgeon in Bismarck has temporarily closed her practice after being suspended. The North Dakota Board of Medical Examiners issued an emergency suspension for Dr. Mansureh Iravani. She has a solo practice at Oral Surgery Center of Bismarck. She was accused of pulling the wrong teeth, starting procedures without enough sedation and yanking so hard…

Gov. Burgum Wins First Veto on Salary Bonuses

Burgum said the legislation improperly infringes on the executive branch

  BISMARCK, N.D. — Gov. Burgum has won his first veto fight with the GOP-led Legislature. The North Dakota Senate has voted 33-13 to sustain Burgum’s rejection of a bill that limits a governor’s ability to set salary bonuses for staff. The House voted 84-7 to override Burgum on Wednesday. Burgum said the legislation improperly infringes on the executive branch….

Former West Fargo Police Chief’s Personal Information Leaked with Personnel Records

A city spokesperson says Michael Reitan alerted them that some of his personal information was released in documents given to media organizations

WEST FARGO, N.D. — West Fargo is providing its former police chief with credit monitoring. A city spokesperson says Michael Reitan alerted them that some of his personal information was released in documents given to media organizations. The spokesperson says city staff mistakenly missed the information for redaction when preparing the files. They have sent out requests to remove and…

Authorities Warn Drivers of Potential Flooded Roads Across North Dakota

Warnings are also out for Oslo, Drayton, Pembina, Alvarado, Walhalla and upstream of Warren

  NORTH DAKOTA — Flood warnings continue for rivers north of Highway 2 as warm weather allows for continued runoff. Park River at Grafton is still forecast to crest early Saturday at 14.5 feet. That would be the 7th highest crest on record. The Pembina River at Neche is expected to hit 21.4 feet on Monday, the record is 21.7…

Two Major Marijuana Busts in North Dakota

Authorities in Stutsman County confiscated about 16 pounds of pot during a traffic stop Tuesday on Highway 281 south of Jamestown

  NORTH DAKOTA — Police on different sides of North Dakota have made big marijuana busts in recent days. Authorities found 30 pounds of marijuana and 2 pounds of hashish during a traffic stop in Dickinson last weekend. Two people from Oregon were arrested and face multiple charges. Authorities in Stutsman County confiscated about 16 pounds of pot during a…

Pet Connection: Meet Durand

He's about 80 pounds worth of puppy love.

Durand and his friend Carrie from 4 Luv of Dog stopped by the KVRR morning show to visit with Emily Welker live in-studio about what it would be like to bring the 80-pound, 1-year-old Staffordshire terrier home with you to join your family in a “furever” home. In spite of his size, Durand is fairly easy to handle, since he’s…

Planned Parenthood Supporters: “When You Attack Planned Parenthood, You Attack Women’s Health”

"Pink Out" Events were organized all over the nation in support of planned parenthood

FARGO, N.D. — Planned Parenthood supporters came together all across the nation for what they are calling a “Pink Out”. An event was organized right here in Fargo. “People driving along Main here probably didn’t know this was happening,” said Meredith Power, a participant in the downtown rally. “I just want to be here to support Planned Parenthood and the…

Fargo Police Searching for Suspects in Early Morning Shooting

Fargo Police say they have released two of the suspects and are looking for two others that may have been involved

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo police are looking for possible suspects after a person was shot in the face early this morning. The victim is not cooperating with police. At around two this morning, police responded to calls from multiple neighbors who live on the 2500th Block of 15th Street South in Fargo. Neighbors said they heard possibly eight different gun…