North Dakota News

Rob Kupec judges disaster projects at Northern Cass

HUNTER, N.D. – It looked like a disaster at Northern Cass School. Seventh grade students are being judged on their disaster projects for their geography class. Students needed to use science, technology, engineering, art and math in each project as well as give a history of their natural disaster. KVRR Chief Meteorologist Rob Kupec was one of the judges and…

Sen. Hoeven Meets With Ag Leaders & Rural Businesses on Payments & Exports

Some of the topics he covered were disaster assistance and export opportunities.

FARGO, N.D.- Senator Hoeven says  it’s been a difficult year for farmers with low prices and severe weather damaging crops. “We’re helping with the market facilitation payment which now for North Dakota has been over a billion dollars. And now, we’re working on the disaster assistance piece both for our sugar producers, and I think we’re getting closer to getting…

West Fargo K9s gifted bulletproof vests

WEST FARGO, N.D. – West Fargo Police Department’s K9s Macho and Brewtus are sporting new vests. They received these bullet and stab protective vests from the Massachusetts Non-Profit Vested Interest in K9s. The non-profit’s mission is to provide vests and other kinds of assistance to dogs of law enforcement throughout the U.S. Vests are provided to actively employed dogs and…

Once Popular McDonald’s In Fargo Reduced To Rubble

BNSF Railway Owns The Land And says it has no immediate plans

FARGO, N.D. — McDonald’s on Main Avenue in Fargo is no more. Crews are working to demolish the structure. BNSF Railway, which owns the land, says the franchise owner terminated the lease at the end of 2019. A notice was given to customers on New Year’s Day announcing the closing and inviting people to visit other McDonald’s locations in Fargo,…

Young Man Dead After Farm Accident Near Oakes, North Dakota

Officials responded to a farmstead northwest of Oakes around 9 a.m. Wednesday

DICKEY CO, N.D. — A 25-year-old man is dead after a farm related accident in Dickey County, North Dakota. The sheriff’s office, Oakes Ambulance and police department responded to a farmstead northwest of Oakes around 9 a.m. Wednesday. They responded to a call of a farm accident involving an individual and equipment. The sheriff says the man was run over…

Three People Arrested for burglaries in Rural Cass County

Residents of rural Cass County are asked to check their property for anything missing.

1/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/3 Show Caption Hide Caption ARTHUR, N.D.–Three people were arrested on Tuesday for various charges related to burglaries in rural Cass County. During the initial investigation into the thefts, the Cass County Sheriff’s Office impounded a van containing a number of stolen items. The continued investigation led authorities to arrest…

LIVE: Pet Connection: Meet the Puppies

Does it get any better than this?

PUPPIES. Need we say more? Two seven-week-old bundles of warm, wiggly, snuggly kisses and cuddles stopped by the Morning Show studios to say hello and let us know they’re just one week away from being up for adoption. Their foster names are Twix (the boy) and Lollipop (the girl), and they couldn’t be sweeter. The pittie puppies came to 4…

Police Issue Warrant for High Risk Sex Offender

Olpin's whereabouts are currently unknown.

1/2 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2 Show Caption Hide Caption FARGO, N.D.– A warrant has been issued for the arrest of a high risk sex offender. Police say 44-year-old Timothy Richard Olpin is non-compliant and his whereabouts are currently unknown. Olpin’s last known residence is 3450 82nd Avenue SE in Jamestown. He is described as being 6 feet tall, 240…

Minot Man Who Embezzled from Employer Given 6 Months

An internal investigation uncovered the scheme.

MINOT, N.D.–A Minot man has been sentenced to spend six months behind bars for embezzling nearly $100,000 from his employer, a commercial truck dealer. Ryan Koble pleaded guilty to felony theft and was sentenced Wednesday to three years in prison with all but six months suspended. The 40-year-old Koble was a branch manager at Wallwork Truck Center. Koble told investigators…