North Dakota News

Shake Up Your New Year’s Eve Plans With the West Fargo Shakers

The West Fargo Shakers are throwing a holiday party and donnating all proceeds to charity

FARGO, N.D. Looking for a way to put your New Year’s celebrating towards a good cause? The West Fargo Shakers are shaking things up on New Year’s Eve with their 10th Annual New Year’s Eve party at the Holiday Inn on 13th Avenue. All proceeds go to the Dakota Medical Foundation and the West Fargo Educational Foundation. The party has…

Click It or Ticket Campaign Ends with 2,124 Citations

The highest amount of citations came from speeding

The North Dakota DOT says law enforcement issued more than two thousand citations during their Click It or Ticket Campaign. Officials with NDDOT say the campaign ran from November first through December 15th and 51 law enforcement agencies participated. They say 660 citations were given for not wearing a seatbelt and 22 were for no child restraints. There were 904…

Altru’s Main Health Clinic Under Repair

Officials say all affected departments have been closed down and patients are being rescheduled

All departments inside the now evacuated Altru Main Clinic have been temporarily relocated. This comes after a 16 inch beam failed forcing more than 100 patients and more than 100 staff members to evacuate from the building Thursday afternoon. Officials say they are still working on contacting all patients with appointments and letting them know where they’re being relocated. They…

Four Injured in Rollover in Barnes County

Law enforcement says at least two of the patients have been taken to a Fargo hospital

Four people are hurt after a single vehicle rollover crash in Barnes County. The Barnes County Sheriff says the driver lost control on an ice covered road and rolled the vehicle several times just after 1:30 Friday morning. All four people inside the vehicle were ejected. Two of the injured people were taken to Fargo for treatment. The sheriff says…

Navy SEAL, UND Grad Dies in Kayaking Accident

Petty Officer 1st Class Devon Grube was a Cavalier High School and UND Graduate

A North Dakota Navy SEAL and graduate of UND has died in a kayaking accident off the Virginia coast. The Coast Guard says Petty Officer 1st Class Devon Grube was recovered from the waters of Chesapeake Bay two hours after his kayak was found capsized. He was taken to the hospital but died from his injuries. Grube was a 2000…

Staying Safe This New Years Eve

Grand Forks Police want you to know they're watching out for you this weekend.

GRAND FORKS, ND The Grand Forks Police Department is providing a stay safe list for everyone in North Dakota this weekend. Looking forward to the upcoming New Year’s Eve, the Grand Forks Police Department would like to provide some safety tips to make it a safe and happy celebration. Remember:   -Bring your fully charged cell phone with you- not…

Bill Drafted in North Dakota Allowing Concealed Carry Without Permit

State Representative Rick Becker is looking to make North Dakota a "Constitutional Carry" state

NORTH DAKOTA A North Dakota State Representative wants you to be able to carry a loaded concealed firearm without a permit. Eleven other states have implemented what are called “constitutional carry laws” while another four have adopted limited versions of the law. In North Dakota, an open carry state, Representative Rick Becker says he doesn’t believe passing constitutional carry would…

Altru Health Clinic Evacuated for Structural Issues

Emergency workers re-locate 100 patients and staff after a large crack is found on a wall

Altru Health Clinic was evacuated after officials found a structural problem with the building. Engineers say a 16 inch beam has failed in the Altru Main Clinic.  The Cancer Center on the north side of the building and the hospital on the south side are not affected. “Some staff in the lower level of the main clinic noticed some issues…

Ring in the New Year with Fireworks in North Dakota

Since 2012, North Dakotans have been able to ring in the New Year with fireworks

Memory Fireworks tells KVRR that every year, more and more people walk through their doors. They say there’s something magical about experiencing fireworks in the winter. “The fireworks reflect off the snow,” said David Reuter with Memory Fireworks. “Things are louder and more colorful.” If you’re a North Dakota resident, you can only buy fireworks twice a year, from June 27th…

Fargo Diocese Joins Lawsuit Against Federal Health Care Regulations

The Fargo Diocese Says The Requirements Pose a Threat to Religious Freedom

Courtesy: Fargo DioceseThe Diocese of Fargo has joined with a number of North Dakota Catholic employers in filing a federal lawsuit against health care coverage requirements that are in conflict with the Church. Bishop John Folda says while the Church does not discriminate based on sexual orientation, it should have the rights to make faith-based coverage decisions, even for its…