North Dakota News

Grand Forks Police Searching For Robbery Suspect

The police department says just before 11 a.m. Sunday, a partially-masked man with a handgun entered the Orton's Cenex Gas Station on South Washington Street.

Grand Forks, N.D. – Grand Forks police are searching for the suspect in a armed robbery. The police department says just before 11 a.m. Sunday, a partially-masked man with a handgun entered the Orton’s Cenex Gas Station on South Washington Street. The man stole the till and then fled on foot. No employees were injured. A K-9 track for the suspect…

One of the Biggest Senate Races is in North Dakota: Hear From the Candidates About Major Topics

But for the first time the Democrat and Republican are running against each other, in what some are saying is one of the most important Senate races in decades

One of the biggest Senate races happening around the country is right here in North Dakota. KVRR’s Jessie Cohen sat down with Heidi Heitkamp and Kevin Cramer for one–on–one interviews to discuss some of the major topics and get answers to some controversial questions. Six years ago Senator Heidi Heitkamp and Congressman Kevin Cramer were elected into office on the…

Homicide Suspect Remains On The Run After Allegedly Shooting His Own Father

Christopher Riley is believed to be driving a 2003, gray, Dodge Ram pickup

FARGO, N.D. — The victim has been identified in a fatal shooting in Fargo on Friday and the suspect is still on the run. Police believe 60-year-old Kevin Riley, Sr. was shot and killed by his son, 34-year-old Christopher Riley. Medics were called to a home in south Fargo on Friday morning for a man who had shot himself. The caller…

Jumping Into Fall: Lil Bitz Pumpkin Patch Opens Up for the Season

Lil Bitz Pumpkin Patch will be open every weekend until October 28 for picking, playing and prowling

FARGO, N.D. — Many families celebrated the first day of fall by picking pumpkins at a Fargo patch. For the fifteenth straight year, the Lil Bitz Pumpkin Patch opens its doors to give people a chance to see various forms of the festive fall fruit. “It’s wonderful to have all the families together, all the kids playing, and seeing adults take…

Proposed Ordinance Has Fargo Police Collecting Data on “Place of Last Drink”

The ordinance has been adopted in 39 counties and towns across Minnesota

FARGO, N.D. — As a member of the Downtown Neighborhood Association and someone who lives on Broadway, Carol Schlossman is tired of her city receiving nationwide negative attention for one thing: drinking. “We were just named again by USA Today as one of the drunkest cities in the country. That is not good for any business. That is not good for…

Volunteers Advocate for “Yes” Vote on Measure 3, Which Would Legalize Marijuana

They say states that have already legalized it are seeing benefits

FARGO, N.D. — When you head to the polls, you’ll see something on the ballot called Measure 3. It will legalize marijuana in the state of North Dakota, and advocates say that would help many families. “I have several friends with chronic illnesses that will not be able to use medicinal marijuana, and that really upsets me,” Lacey Planteen, a volunteer…

Fall Festival at Rheault Farm Celebrates Start of New Season

There are plenty of activities for kids

FARGO, N.D. — It’s the first day of fall, and the Fargo Park District is celebrating with the Fall Festival. “I think it’s a great time for people to get excited about the changing seasons again. We get so excited about summer, then it ends, but fall’s great for our community and it’s a really great time for families to come…

Downtown Revitalization Leads to West Fargo Labeled as “Main Street Community”

Governor Burgum's program looks to celebrate vibrant communities that can attract workers

WEST FARGO, N.D. — As a result of the city’s multi–year commitment to revitalize its downtown, Governor Doug Burgum recognizes West Fargo as a “Main Street Community.” The Governor’s “Main Street Initiative” celebrates vibrant communities attracting people to jobs powering the state’s economy. He says with an emphasis on multi–use facilities and pedestrian–friendly projects, West Fargo is in a great position…

Hoehn Trial Reveals Police Interviews With Crews, Testimonies From Experts

A forensic examiner from the FBI gave DNA analysis

FARGO, N.D. — The trial for William Hoehn continues for the fourth day. He’s being charged with conspiracy to commit murder in the death of Savanna Greywind. Among those who testified for the prosecution were a forensic examiner from the FBI and a doctor who cared for Haisley Jo, Greywind’s baby. Most of the day was spent showing the jury a…

Man, Cattle Die After Crash Near Devils Lake

DEVILS LAKE, N.D. – A 49-year-old man has died after his pickup carrying a trailer full of cattle crashed Friday. It happened on State Highway 20 3 miles south of Devils Lake around 3:15. The North Dakota State Patrol says a pickup was heading north when it left the road. The driver, a Devils Lake man, was taken to St….