North Dakota News

Body of Woman Missing for More Than 30 Years Found

Shirley Whetter's skeletal remains were discovered by a boater in the Red River

GRAND FORKS, ND — Skeletal remains found in the Red River are confirmed to be that of a woman who has been missing more than 30 years. DNA tests show the body is Shirley Whetter, a woman who went missing in 1984. Her remains were found on the east bank by a boater near the Higdem Township on June 10th….

West Fargo Residents Celebrate their Community at West Fest

The whole day was filled with events such as parades, vendors and craft shows

WEST FARGO, N.D. — This weekend, West Fargo isn’t just a place where you live:  It’s a community you can celebrate. It’s a “city on the grow.” But West Fargo locals say it keeps the small town feel. “You know your neighbors. Your kids all play together. Even as it gets bigger, it maintains that feeling,” said Jennifer Erends, event coordinator…

Rheault Farms Celebrates the Start of Fall With Pumpkins and Hayrides

Barrel train rides will be offered starting next weekend

FARGO, N.D. — You can celebrate the fall season with face painting, a pumpkin patch and hayrides at Rheault Farms’ Fall Festival. Admission to the farm is free for the event, but they do charge $5.50 for certain arts and crafts. The festival is open this weekend and next weekend from 10 am-5 pm on Saturday and noon-5 pm Sunday. Organizers…

Not Pets: Highly Trained Military Dogs at the Grand Force Air Force Base

KVRR's Jackie Kelly Travels to the Grand Forks Air Force Base to Learn How They Train Their K9's

GRAND FORKS, ND — People in the military know they sign on for rigorous training and strict discipline. As KVRR reporter Jackie Kelly found out, even the four-legged soldiers are treated just as equally. Jackie, along with Chief Photographer Patrick Conteh, traveled to the Grand Forks Air Force Base to learn about training military K9s. Staff Sergeant Hamilton said his day…

People of Buffalo Asking Supreme Court to Reconsider Approval of Hog Farm

The state Supreme Court approved the company's $15 million Hog Farm which would be built about a mile from Buffalo

BUFFALO, ND — Landowners in Buffalo are asking the state Supreme Court to reconsider their approval of a hog farm. “What bothers me the most is they didn’t do their homework,” said Lee Frasse, who lives in Buffalo. “If this was supposed to be a great thing, why didn’t they come out publicly and talk about it? They had to…

One Complaint Issued Against Former Sheyenne Teacher who Resigned Over Relationships with Former Students

Rebecca Pitkin tells us Doster will have 20 days to respond the complaint when she gets it in the mail

  WEST FARGO, ND — A representative with the Educational Standards and Practices board says only one formal complaint was put in for a West Fargo teacher accused of having sex with a student. Rebecca Pitkin tells us Doster will have 20 days to respond the complaint when she gets it in the mail. From there, the board will have…

Trial of DAPL Protester Moved to Fargo

Red Fawn Fallis, 37, is pleading not guilty to multiple charges, including discharge of a firearm and possession of a firearm by a felon

  FARGO, ND — A Denver woman who is accused of shooting at law enforcement during the Dakota Access pipeline protests is getting her trial moved to Fargo. Red Fawn Fallis, 37, is pleading not guilty to multiple charges, including discharge of a firearm and possession of a firearm by a felon. Her attorneys requested the trial move from Bismarck…

Chick-fil-A Hands Out 3,500 Sandwiches to NDSU Students

Fargo will get its own chain restaurant in January

FARGO, ND — NDSU students had the chance to preview what it’s like to have Chick-fil-A in Fargo. The popular fast food chain passed out 3,500 chicken sandwiches at the university. Grand Forks will open North Dakota’s first Chick-fil-A in less than a month and Fargo will open their location in January. The chain has selected Kimberly Flamm from Indianapolis to…

CDC Issuing Brucellosis Warning to North Dakotan Consumers of Raw Milk Products from K-Bar Dairy

They are asking people who may have been in contact with these products to see a doctor and take antibiotics

  NORTH DAKOTA — The CDC is warning people in several states, including North Dakota, who may have consumed raw milk or raw milk products from a North Texas dairy farm. CDC officials are issuing a Brucellosis warning after two cows tested positive for the bacteria at the K-Bar Dairy in Paradise, Texas. They are warning consumers from North Dakota,…

Michael Kaspari Honored at Annual Run for Recovery

Family, friends and co-workers remember a man dedicated to helping drug addicts

FARGO, ND — Hundreds of runners flocked to the starting line for another annual 5K for Recovery Month. But this time, they’re remembering a life at Lindenwood Park. Michael Kaspari, one of the co-founders of First Step Recovery, passed away in April. “So are you guys ready?” Governor Doug Burgum asked a group of runners on megaphone. With every stride…