North Dakota News

Fargo K9 Officer on Administrative Leave After Domestic Assault Arrest

Just two days after Fargo hosted the regional police K9 demonstration, Jeremiah Ferris found himself in jail

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A Fargo K9 officer is on administrative leave after being arrested for domestic assault in Moorhead. Police say the alleged female victim had injuries when they arrived on scene. Just two days after Fargo hosted the regional police K9 demonstration, Jeremiah Ferris found himself in jail. “I will be placing this officer on administrative leave pending the…

Self-Defense with MPX’s Mariah Prussia: Protecting Yourself When Walking Alone

Sometimes it's hard to think of what to do when you're put in a situation that makes you feel uneasy

FARGO, ND — Fargo Police issued an advisory Tuesday to use extra caution when walking alone after two separate incidents of a young black male following a teen and a woman. KVRR’s Morgan Parrish joins us with more on what to do when approached by a stranger. Sometimes it’s hard to think of what to do when you’re put in…

Adding Flavor to Downtown Fargo’s Restaurant Scene : Darbar Palace Opens

The New Downtown Fargo Restaurant, Darbar Palace, Offers Indian, Persian, and Pakistani Food

FARGO, ND — Downtown Fargo’s restaurant scene just got hotter. Darbar Palace opened up last week, serving up Indian, Persian and Pakistani food. They offer a buffet lunch and fine dining. Darbar Palace is in the same location as Magnolia’s was before it closed down. One of the co–owners of the new restaurant said he has faith that their business…

Penny & Pals Teaching Local Kids About Performance

From stage direction to hand making props to embracing a character, these kids work hard for their final showcase...and it is not just any production

FARGO, ND — What all started with a love of music and theatre, has now expanded into a passion for teaching kids. Penny & Pals is a children’s performing company that provides kids a chance to learn everything and anything about performance. From stage direction to hand making props to embracing a character, these kids work hard for their final…

Cone Zone: Traffic Changes in the Metro Could Impact Commute

Drivers are reminded to slow down as crews will be working near traffic

  FARGO, ND — Some more traffic changes are coming to the metro tomorrow. I-29 southbound will be reduced to one lane for up to 10 days near the 32nd Avenue South project. Drivers are reminded to slow down as crews will be working near traffic. Also Wednesday, 19th Avenue North between I-29 and 45th Street will be closed as…

North Dakota’s Court System Overloaded with Opiate Crimes

Myers says law enforcement cannot arrest their way out of the crisis

  BISMARCK, ND — The opiate crisis in North Dakota is having a major impact on the court system. U.S. Attorney Chris Myers says 37 people have been charged or sentenced with heroin or fentanyl related crimes in federal court in just the past two years. He says they have prosecuted more fentanyl-related cases in federal court in the past…

Xcel Energy Working to Restore Power to Grand Forks Area

Strong winds caused damage to trees and signs around Grand Forks

  GRAND FORKS, ND — Xcel Energy crews are working to restore power to approximately 1,500 customers around Grand Forks. That is down from the 8,500 that lost power due to the storm this morning. Strong winds caused damage to trees and signs around Grand Forks. A top gust of 70 miles per hour was reported at the airport this…

Not All Heroes Wear Capes: F-M Ambulance, F-M RedHawks Honor Local Heroes who Saved Lives

It's not just people in uniform rescuing those in trouble

FARGO, ND — First responders fight to save lives every day. It’s not just people in uniform rescuing those in trouble. It’s Super Hero Night at Newman Outdoor Field and while many people are dressed up in costume, not all heroes wear capes. Seven local heroes are receiving F-M Ambulance’s Citizen’s Life Saver Award. Five of those being recognized are…

Roberts Commons “RoCo” Parking Ramp Opens in Downtown Fargo

Roberts Commons Parking Garage is now open on the corner of Roberts Street and 2nd avenue North and people are excited

FARGO, ND — With new restaurants and stores popping up in downtown Fargo, more people are heading out on the town. A convenient new spot is now open to help make those trips much smoother. Downtown Fargo is booming with locals and guests. The hustle and bustle is great for the town, but hard for parking. To solve that problem,…

Apple Reveals Latest Feature to Stop Texting and Driving

Do Not disturb While Driving will soon be available on the Iphone

FARGO, ND — Reading one text is the equivalent of driving the length of a football field at 55 miles per hour with your eyes off the road. Texting and driving is something that we all may have been guilty of at some point in our lives. “There will be times where I’ll be driving,” said driver Josiah Kohlmeyer. “I’ll…