North Dakota News

KVRR’s Rob Kupec Interrupts This Message with a Much More Important Message

The summer reading series runs from June 5th to August 5th with special events and prizes for reading for kids and adults

FARGO, ND — The Fargo Public Library’s Summer Reading Program is kicking off with the help of a familiar face. “We interrupt with this breaking news alert with another more important breaking news alert from the city of Fargo’s mayor’s office,” said KVRR Chief Meteorologist Rob Kupec. Rob serves as anchorman, along with reporter Page Turner and a guest spot…

The Ashley Hunter Trial: Videotape Confession Challenged in Court

Ashley Hunter's defense attorney challenges the validity of a key piece of evidence in the prosecution's case

FARGO, ND — Double–murder suspect Ashley Hunter was back in court as jurors heard a key piece of evidence: a confession on videotape. The defense attacked the credibility of the tape and of the detectives on the case. This was the fourth day of Ashley Hunter’s murder trial in Fargo. The only witness brought to the stand today by the prosecution…

Special Olympics Looking to Pack the Stands for 2017 Summer Games

The event kicks off June 8th will an opening ceremony and parade in downtown Fargo

FARGO, ND — The North Dakota Special Olympics Summer Games are just a few weeks away. The event kicks off June 8th at the Fargo Civic Center. This is the 20th year for the event in Fargo. Special Olympics serves more than 1,600 athletes statewide. The organization wants to get as many people to the kick–off event as possible because…

Local Boy Scout Troops Put Up Flags for Veterans

Boy Scouts throughout the F-M Area say they do this every year for the Memorial Day holiday

  FARGO, ND — Boy Scouts and troop leaders from the area are putting up flags for our veterans. They’re putting American flags next to the graves of veterans in Riverside Cemetery in Fargo. Boy Scouts throughout the F-M Area say they do this every year for the Memorial Day holiday. Troop leaders say this teaches scouts the importance of…

Slamabama Playing at West Fargo’s Hooligans

Their song "Water Tower" recently went viral for honoring fallen Fargo Police Officer Jason Moszer and other fallen officers

WEST FARGO, ND — An Alabama band has traveled to the metro to perform for and honor the families of fallen officers. Slamabama performs tonight at 8:00 inside Hooligans in West Fargo. Their song “Water Tower” recently went viral for honoring fallen Fargo Police Officer Jason Moszer and other fallen officers. They say the song got only positive responses from…

Road Crews Three Weeks Ahead on Fargo’s 32nd Avenue Project

Crews will reopen 36th Street South to drivers in both directions by the end of the day on Friday

  FARGO, ND — There is some good news for drivers along the 32nd Avenue South project in Fargo. Work on reconstructing and widening 36th Street South will be finished ahead of the three week schedule. Crews will reopen the road to drivers in both directions by the end of the day on Friday. This reconstructed road will feature two…

Woman Charged After Crashing Vehicle into Tree in Cass County

Her condition is unknown

GARDNER, ND — A woman is charged with DUI after crashing her vehicle into a tree. The Cass County Sheriff’s Office responded to the crash around 2:30 this morning on County Road 81 near Gardner. They say 45-year-old Carlene Smith drove off the road, hit an embankment and went airborne into a tree. Smith was not wearing a seat belt…

Ashley Hunter Trial: Police Describe Scene of Second Victim

Officers who arrived on scene said they also found burnt items in the kitchen

FARGO, ND — The Ashley Hunter murder trial continues with witness testimonies and pictures of evidence. But a witness who lived next door to one of the victims had the defense aggressively question her story. Just after midnight on June 22nd, 2015, Debra Sorensen said she heard smoke alarms next door. “Through his dining room windows, I could see on the…

A Walk in Their Boots: Fargo Fire, Sanford POWER Team Take on Stair Challenge

To Understand What it Takes To Be A Firefighter, Sandford POWER Employees Suit Up

FARGO, ND — The Fargo Fire Department is challenging Sanford POWER to take a walk in their boots. Helmets on, suits zipped, and equipment ready. That’s what employees of Sanford POWER did to prepare to walk up 10 flights of steps in the new Sanford Medical Center. It’s all so they can understand just what it takes to work as the firefighters…

Fargo Park District Earning Their Green Thumbs by Planting More than 75,000 Flowers

The fresh displays will be in different locations including downtown, the airport, and the golf courses

FARGO, ND — Crews are hard at work in hopes of making your summer a little brighter. Staff with the Fargo Park District are planting flowers all around town. The fresh displays will be in different locations including downtown, the airport, and the golf courses. Crews are made up of many seasonal employees, as well as staff from the forestry…