North Dakota News

FAA, police investigating after laser pointed at NDHP aircraft

(FAA)FARGO (KVRR) – The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating after a laser was pointed at a North Dakota Highway Patrol airplane Saturday night. Highway Patrol Captain Bryan Niewind says the incident happened while the airplane was conducting a speeding surveillance operation with local law enforcement over Fargo and West Fargo. Niewind says after the pilot determined where the laser was…

Law enforcement uses flight support for street racers

KVRR'S Brandon Blakney brings us inside the action during his ride along with North Dakota Highway Patrol.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR)- On this KVRR exclusive we take you inside the latest North Dakota Highway Patrol flight operation, and their efforts to crackdown on speed racing. Before we hit the streets there was a briefing to fill everyone in on plans and for the eight officers from Fargo PD, West Fargo PD and North Dakota Highway Patrol to get…

Gov. Walz signs executive order further protecting those who seek abortions from neighboring states

ST. PAUL, Minn. (KVRR) — Minnesota Governor Tim Walz has signed an executive order meant to protect the state’s abortion services from laws in neighboring states. This follows the U.S. Supreme Court decision ending constitutional protections for the procedure. Walz says this should help shield people seeking or providing abortions in Minnesota from facing legal consequences in other states. He…

Food Truck Festival has community buzzing

Food, fun and the sun bring people out to Fargo Elks Club for the 3rd annual Fargo Pop-up Food Truck festival

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — It’s something people look forward to and an event that has grown in popularity. “I’m just someone who really loves to eat man and with an event like this I can’t miss it you know, it’s rare to have events like this, and for someone like me who likes to eat and for anyone that likes…

Senator Smith revisits abortion pill access and expanding Supreme Court

MINNESOTA (KVRR) — In 2021, Minnesota Senator Tina Smith proposed a bill to expand the number of justices on the US Supreme Court from nine to thirteen. She says the goal is to restore balance and she also feels the court has lost some trust with the public in recent years. On Thursday, Senator Smith proposed another bill to grant…

Man seriously injured in motorcycle crash near Gardner

(KVRR/KFGO) — A 67-year-old Grandin, N.D. man was seriously injured in a motorcycle crash on I-29 south of Gardner Friday afternoon. The North Dakota Highway Patrol says the man was traveling northbound between 65 and 70 miles per hour when his motorcycle began to wobble and he laid the motorcycle down. The man, who was wearing a helmet, was taken…

Fargo Police Arrest Reckless Endangerment Suspect

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Andre Leshaun Darnell Strickland, 26, from Moorhead, was arrested on Wednesday, June 22. Strickland was wanted by the Fargo Police Department for his involvement in a shots fired incident in South Fargo June 19. He was arrested without incident in an apartment in Moorhead for Reckless Engenderment with a Weapon. Fargo Police Chief David Zibolski said,…