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Davies Students Get Up Close and Personal at Forest River Nature Park

Students recorded wildlife behavior and plant data which will be shared with Audubon Dakota

FARGO, ND — Environmental Science students are taking class outside to help our parks. More than 30 Davies students spent the morning restoring habitats at Forest River Nature Park in Fargo. They planted seeds, checked the river’s water quality and got a guided tour of the park’s birds. Students recorded wildlife behavior and plant data which will be shared with…

Minnesota Public Radio Celebrates its 50th Anniversary at Rourke Art Museum

All three services broadcast live from the Rourke Art Museum in Moorhead

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Minnesota Public Radio made a stop at Rourke Art Museum in Moorhead as it continues to celebrate 50 years of broadcasting. This was the final MPR Day stop in the year–long, state–wide tour. The day includes live broadcasts on all three MPR regional services: MPR News, Classical MPR and The Current, as well as live concerts. MPR…

Free Pancake Day at Perkins Restaurant and Bakery!

The company is asking its guests to consider making a donation to G–K–T–W after enjoying their short stack of buttermilk pancakes.

FARGO, ND — To show support for Give Kids The World Village, Perkins Restaurant & Bakery is celebrating its Free Pancake Day. The company is asking its guests to consider making a donation to G–K–T–W after enjoying their short stack of buttermilk pancakes. It’s a nonprofit resort in Central Florida that gives children with life–threatening illnesses and their families an…

House Majority Whip, Steve Scalise, Returns to Capitol Hill

WASHINGTON, D.C. — House Majority Whip, Steve Scalise, has returned to Capitol Hill for the first time since he was shot while at a baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia. Scalise was greeted by standing ovation from the House as he walked in. He participated in Thursday’s vote series and addressed his colleagues on the House floor, thanking Rep. Brad Wenstrup,…

Julia Louis-Dreyfus Announces Breast Cancer Diagnosis

Julia says she has supportive and caring family and friends and...that she has fantastic insurance

  NATIONAL — Just days after taking home her sixth straight Emmy for Best Actress for VEEP, Julia Louis-Dreyfus makes a startling announcement. In a message on Twitter, the 56-year-old actress wrote “One in eight women get breast cancer. Today, I’m the one.” Louis-Dreyfus said she has supportive and caring family and friends and…that she has fantastic insurance. She is…

Dakota Access Pipeline Makes $15 Million Donation to Help with Protest Costs

The state has approved $43 million in loans to cover the costs of the pipeline protests

  BISMARCK, ND — Governor Burgum has announced a major donation by Dakota Access Pipeline to help with costs incurred during the protests. The governor said the pipeline company wired $15 million to the state-owned Bank of North Dakota this afternoon to help pay down loans taken out by the Department of Emergency Services. The state has approved $43 million…

UPDATE: One Suspect Taken to Hospital After Shooting, Police Chase in Becker County

Eastbound Lanes of Highway 10 Closed Between Audubon and Detroit Lakes

1/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/4 Show Caption Hide Caption BECKER COUNTY, Minn. — Becker County Sheriff Todd Glander has confirmed that one of the suspects involved in a police chase on Highway 10 has been taken to the hospital with gunshot wounds. Glander said the suspect was taken to…

Senate Approves Judge Ralph Erickson to Serve on 8th U.S. Circuit Court

He was nominated by President Trump and introduced to the Judiciary Committee by Senators Heitkamp and Hoeven

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Senate has overwhelmingly approved Judge Ralph Erickson of Fargo to serve on the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. He was nominated by President Trump and introduced to the Judiciary Committee by Senators Heitkamp and Hoeven. “It’s really great that his daughter Elizabeth could be here to see it,” said Sen. Hoeven. “Thank you Senator and…

Discussion Request Rejected Over ND Board of Higher Education Chancellor Mark Hagerott

Hagerott's request came on the heels of his decision to fire vice chancellor Lisa Feldner

BISMARCK, ND — The state Board of Higher Education has rejected a request for a special meeting to discuss the contract of Chancellor Mark Hagerott. Board member Mike Ness said that he wanted to talk about Hagerott and possible legal action that could be related to the events of the last couple of weeks.” Hagerott earlier this week asked for…

Dress for Success’ Attire to Inspire Fashion Show in Fargo

We will have a full report on the show on KVRR Local News @ 9

FARGO, ND — The latest fashion trends are being shown off to help give area women the confidence to enter the working world. It’s the annual Dress for Success Attire to Inspire fashion show. My co-anchor Alison Voorhees is at the Avalon Events Center in Fargo and joins us live. ALISON VOORHEES, REPORTING: I am at the 5th annual Dress for…