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Grand Forks Air Force Base Col. Cameron Pringle speaks on deadly shooting

Two airmen died while in a dormitory at around 4:30 Monday morning

GRAND FORKS AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. — A shooting early this morning at the Grand Forks Air Force Base left two airmen dead. Col. Cameron Pringle says the two airmen died while in a dormitory at around 4:30 in the morning. He would not go into details about what led up to the shooting. The two were active-duty members of…

Three Friends Take To The Streets of Downtown Fargo Demanding Change

The friends say they left the march feeling good after having conversations with Police Officers and City Officials.

FARGO, N.D.- “Death is a part of life, but being taken in another man’s hands…When he told him I couldn’t breathe, it hurt different,” says Johnson John, a protester.  Kiir Mabor, Papee Paye and Johnson John are among those in the crowd, fighting for a cause they say is bigger than themselves.  “Many people don’t think we have a voice, but…

North Dakota reports 48 new COVID-19 cases Monday

CASS COUNTY, N.D.–The North Dakota Department of Health reports 48 new COVID-19 cases on Monday. Eight counties report new cases including Barnes, Burleigh, Cass, Grand Forks, Ransom, Stutsman, Traill and Walsh Counties. Cass County reports the most new cases with 40 and Grand Forks County the second most with two. North Dakota’s COVID-19 numbers: 2,625 positive cases, 35 current hospitalizations,…

LIVE: Mayor Mahoney On Public Safety, Police, And COVID-19 Concerns After Weekend Protests

Mayor Sits Down With KVRR's Adam Ladwig & Emily Welker

  Fargo Mayor Tim Mahoney joins Adam Ladwig and Emily Welker to talk about the protests over the death of George Floyd this weekend in the city. He tells us how he though Fargo Police handled the escalating situation and addressed concerns about public safety after Saturday night’s chaos. He addressed social media posts about armed men heading towards the…

Two dead following shooting at Grand Forks Air Force Base

GRAND FORKS, N.D.–Two people have died following a shooting at the Grand Forks Air Force Base on Monday. The base emergency services responded to the shooting at approximately 4:30 a.m. and say two 319th Reconnaissance Wing active duty military members were killed. The names and units of the victims are being withheld until next-of-kin can be notified. Base emergency services…

Man arrested after high speed chase near Grand Forks

The driver reached speeds of over 100 miles per hour in an attempt to flee.

GRAND FORKS, N.D.–A man has been arrested after leading police on a high speed chase near Grand Forks on Sunday. The Grand Forks Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of mile marker 177 on ND Highway 81 for reports of a reckless driver. Deputies were able to locate the vehicle and attempted a traffic stop, but the driver immediately fled….

2020 Graduation Ceremonies at High Schools in West Fargo

Both West Fargo High School and Sheyenne High School held in-person graduations

WEST FARGO, N.D. — West Fargo High School honored its seniors with an in-person graduation. The graduates and staff were spaced out on the field while their parents watched from the bleachers. Students were required to wear masks during the ceremony. Everyone in attendance could not leave until they were dismissed to their proper exits. Students and staff spoke at…

Peaceful protesters return to downtown Fargo to assist cleanup efforts

Protest organizers say it is important not to let the rioters take away from the message of the Black Lives Matter Movement

FARGO, N.D. — Less than twelve hours after rioting caused significant damage to Downtown Fargo, those same streets were filled once again, but this time, with people helping to clean up the destruction. Among those doing the cleaning were many who organized a massive peaceful protest that proceeded the riots. They feel the pain from Saturday night maybe more so…

After Riots Damage Downtown, People Organize And Help Pick Up The Pieces

Supplies being used to clean up were donated from Pounds and also crowdfunding through Venmo.

FARGO, N.D. — At Vinyl Taco and JL Beers downtown Fargo, the glass is being swept up and the boards are going up after the two restaurants like many others took a heavy beating from Saturday night protests. “It’s absolutely heartbreaking. Nobody wants to see that. It absolutely could have been us,” Pounds Co-Owner Alan Kasin said. The streets and…

Fargo Public Schools Celebrate Class of 2020 with in-person graduations

FARGO, N.D. — After Fargo Public Schools originally announced they would host graduation ceremonies without guests, more than 800 people signed a petition asking for that to change. Parents who signed that petition got what they wished for today: to be there when their children receive their diplomas. Fargo North High School allowed two guests per graduate, and each family…