North Dakota News

Fargo Police Hold Concert to Connect With Students

The Fargo Police Department Teamed up With The Criminal Justice Club at Fargo South High School to Bond Students With Officers

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo South High School students had a lunch full of singing and dancing. That’s all thanks to the school’s Criminal Justice Club and the Fargo Police Department. At a time when the relationships between people and police across the country are on sometimes shaky ground, this concert proves that bridges can be built. The band DPB and…

Supporters of Fired Fargo Officer David Boelke Speak at Hearing

His wife and a retired West Fargo officer defended Boelke in front of city commissioners

FARGO, ND — In spite of his termination, about 300 people signed an online petition in support of Boelke. Two of his supporters spoke to Fargo city commissioners explaining why they think he should be given a second chance. His wife, Heidi Boelke, made her stance clear in front of officers and city leaders. She claimed other law enforcement officers…

Fall Season: Gay Men’s Chorus of Fargo-Moorhead

The new season is here, and they need new members.

It’s the start of the new fall and winter concert season for the first gay men’s chorus to hit the region, and they’re opening their doors to all of us. So we at the KVRR Morning Show opened our doors to them — our studio doors, to be exact. To get the scoop on the open house coming this Sunday,…

Community Leaders Urge Everyone to Recognize the Signs of Abuse and Abduction

Police and support groups want the public to be vigilant in order to help save lives

FARGO, ND — Jasmine Block and Savana Greywind were abducted allegedly by people that they knew. Community leaders are urging everyone to know the warning signs in order to help save a life. Organizations in the area are encouraging everyone to recognize the signs of abuse and abduction. Most of these cases are perpetrated by someone the victim knows. “Approximately…

Hundreds Attend Funeral for Savanna Greywind in Fargo

Mayor Mahoney said the entire community lost a daughter

FARGO, ND — Hundreds of mourners, many of them wearing red shirts, gathered to remember Savanna Greywind. The funeral at First Assembly Church for the 22-year-old included Native American songs and prayer and tributes from Spirit Lake Tribal Chairwoman Myra Pearson and Fargo Mayor Tim Mahoney. Pearson said she couldn’t find the words to express what happened, but says it…

Be on the Lookout for Fake Tickets, Fake Sellers

The BBB and the Vikings are giving tips on how to guarantee your ticket will be valid

FARGO, ND — Minnesota Vikings fans are getting ready for the start of the season on Monday but are being asked to watch out for fake ticket sellers. The Better Business Bureau says if you get tricked into purchasing a fake ticket, you’ll be asked to leave the stadium without getting to see the game. The BBB and the Vikings…

Packathon Brings Community Together to Pack Food for Those in Need

The Great Plains Food Bank Hosts Their 5th Annual Pack-A-Thon

FARGO, ND — Groups from around the area are competing against one and other to see who can pack up the most food in the fastest time. It’s all part of the Great Plains Food Bank as part of Packathon and there’s still time for you to get in on the action. It’s about fighting hunger in the Red River…

Rape and Abuse Crisis Center Celebrating 40 Years of Offering Healing and Support to the Red River Valley

FARGO, ND — Fargo’s Rape and Abuse Crisis Center is celebrating 40 years of providing services to families throughout the Red River Valley. Throughout their time in the valley, the center has been working to not only help those who are facing a crisis and offer counseling, they also want to educate people on how to get out and get…

United Blood Services in Desperate Need of Donors in Wake of Hurricane Harvey, Irma’s Impending Landfall

They are also doing it to prepare for situations like natural disasters

FARGO, ND — United Blood Services needs donations, and they need them now. From the everyday people in Fargo who have blood transfusions, to the people affected by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, blood donations are important to patients around the country. Bob Seigel has donated blood for over 45 years. “It’s more of a habit than anything else,” Seigel said….

Former UND Flight Instructor Sentenced for Child Porn

Authorities were tipped off by two UND students in 2016

  GRAND FORKS, ND — A former UND flight instructor is headed to prison for 16 years on child porn charges. Eric Basile, 38, of Grand Forks, will also serve 15 years of supervised release and pay 24,000 to the Crime Victim’s Fund. Authorities were tipped off by two UND students in 2016. Basile’s work computer and other media contained…