North Dakota News

Fire destroys house in rural Wahpeton

Richland County's Brett Lambrecht reports the house looks to be a total loss.

WAHPETON, N.D. (KVRR) — Fire destroys a house northwest of Wahpeton. Crews were called to 17905 County Road 10 Southeast around 6:30 Saturday night. Departments from Dwight, Wahpeton, Breckenridge and Mooreton responded. They worked for about three hours on scene. The home owners were not at home at the time of the fire and no one was injured. The American…

Change of Command for the 119th Wing

1/1 Show Caption Hide Caption FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota Air National Guard’s 119th Wing based in Fargo has a new commander. Col. Mitch Johnson officially took over command of the unit known as the “Happy Hooligans” during a ceremony held at the base on Saturday. He replaces Col. Darrin Anderson, who will remain with the National Guard as assistant…

North Dakota National Guard honors airmen with award ceremony

"These amazing airmen, you just feel so humble that they're doing these great things at such a young age and what kind of jobs they do at such an early age and part of their careers.

FARGO. N.D. (KVRR) — The 119th Wing of the North Dakota Air National Guard is recognizing airmen for going above and beyond in the line of duty. “The incredible work that our soldiers and airmen do everyday, year in and year out, as they say in North Dakota, always ready always there and that really comes through representative here when…

North Dakota law enforcement to end aid across Minnesota state line

Officers on the North Dakota side need time to train on new Minnesota protocols before lending a hand across state lines.

NORTH DAKOTA, MINNESOTA (KVRR) — Fargo, West Fargo and Cass County law enforcement officers are halting their aid across the Minnesota border. A change in a new Minnesota law that took effect Monday, March 1st is changing how officers can use deadly force if a reasonable apparent threat of death or great bodily harm is present. The word “apparent” has…

Local church hosts pop-up food pantry for community

"We just heard that the need is really intense, a lot of families are underemployed or unemployed still."

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — “The safety of students and staff is our primary concern so we have in place the safety mitigation guidelines that our state is requiring us to follow. The Lutheran Church of the Cross is partnering with the YWCA to set up the pop up drive thru food pantry in West Fargo. Inside the boxes are…

Burgum says harassment ‘unacceptable’ following expulsion of Simons

BISMARCK (KVRR) – Gov. Doug Burgum’s office has issued a statement regarding the ouster of Republican Rep. Luke Simons. “Harassment of any kind is unacceptable in the workplace” Burgum said, in response to a question about the expulsion from KVRR News. Simons was expelled after being accused of threatening and sexually harassing women. Lawmakers say Simons engaged in a “pattern…

Fargo attorney says jury selection has ‘paramount importance’ for Chauvin trial

FARGO (KVRR) – The Minnesota Court of Appeals Friday ordered a third-degree murder charge against former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin to be reconsidered. The order sets up a potential delay in the trial, which is scheduled to begin with jury selection Monday. The selection process could take up to three weeks. Vogel Law Firm criminal defense attorney Mark Friese…

LIVE: Red River Sportsmen’s Show

If you buy a boat this weekend, don't forget the life jacket to go with it.

The ice is melting fast throughout the region, and the boats and grills are disappearing just as fast. That’s the word from organizers at the Red River Sportsmen’s Show, who say some of the boat dealers you’ll see at the show are already looking at the end of their inventory for the season. The heightened demand is due in part…