North Dakota News

Second Annual Frostival to be Held January 27th and 28th

The Fargo-Moorhead Area Will Be Holding Its 2nd Annual Frostival

While the cold winter months can be brutal, there are some parts of the cold that can be enjoyable. Lucky for us, the F–M convention and visitors bureau has put together a weekend to celebrate it all. The 2nd annual Frostival will be held January 27th and 28th. The event is open to the public and is held all around…

Fargo Activist Lewis Lubka Passes Away at Age 90

Lewis Lubka Was Known For Fighting For The Rights Of His Beloved City And Minority Rights

Well-known Fargo activist Lewis Lubka has passed away at age 90 after fighting Alzheimer’s disease. Advocating equality for African Americans and Native Americans is something that he frequently spoke on. As an active member of the Red River Freethinkers, he was also involved in the battle against the City of Fargo over the Ten Commandments monument outside of city hall. “He…

Fargo Police Departments Says Watch Out for Counterfeit Cash

Counterfeit money may be circulating in Fargo

The Fargo Police Department is reminding people to take an extra look at their dollar bills. Casey Talbert, 22, of Fargo was arrested for passing off movie prop bills as real money last week. Police say Talbert was taking cash from people trying to rent an apartment and told them he would conduct a background check. He would then return…

ND National Guard Soldiers Head to Afghanistan

Gov. Doug Burgum says the dedicated soldiers are a source of pride to our nation

About 60 North Dakota Army National Guard soldiers have departed for a yearlong mission in Afghanistan. A sendoff ceremony was held at the Raymond Bohn Armory in Bismarck on Sunday. The soldiers serve with the 136th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion based in Devils Lake. They are deploying with soldiers from 28 communities across North Dakota, Minnesota and Kentucky. North Dakota…

Fargo Police Search for Suspect in Sunday Morning Stabbing

Police say the man stabbed the woman in the leg and then took off running

Police are asking the public for information after they say a man stabbed a woman in the leg then ran away. On Sunday around 1:00 am, a 32-year-old woman was driving on Main Avenue when she offered a Native American man a ride. He is believed to be between 40 to 50 years old. Police say the man began acting strange…

Price of DAPL Protests Expected to Cost North Dakota and Taxpayers $22 Million

The Morton County Sheriff's Office has released the cost and the number of resources that have been used to combat illegal activity while protesters have been fighting the building of the Dakota Access pipeline

The Morton County Sheriff’s Office has released what they call a “by the numbers” look at what resources have been used since August 10, 2016 to stop illegal activity at the protest sites of the Dakota Access pipeline. They say in the 153 days they have been responding to the protests, the state and taxpayer costs are now at $22.3 million….

West Fargo City Leaders Consider Changes to Accident-Prone Intersection

They say by expanding the intersection drivers will have additional turn lanes and it would reduce congestion

West Fargo city leaders say it’s time to expand an accident prone intersection. If you’ve driven on the intersection of 13th Avenue East and 9th Street East you know the frustrations of rush hour. KVRR went to a meeting where community members are invited to share their concerns about a proposed project. The city of West Fargo says that intersection is one…

What do You Think of President-Elect Donald Trump’s Cabinet Nominees?

Senator Heidi Heitkamp says hearing from voters will help senators as they go through the confirmation process

Senator Heitkamp wants to hear your thoughts on President-elect Donald Trump’s cabinet nominees. The senator has launched an online portal on her website that will allow people to leave their comments and questions. Heitkamp says the feedback will be important as senators go through the confirmation process. Trump has nominated nearly 20 people to head executive departments, and dozens of…

Senator Hoeven Asking for More Help for Officers at DAPL Site

Senator John Hoeven says protesters who are still at the camps continue to create more challenges for law enforcement

Senator Hoeven is encouraging the new director of the Bureau of Indian Affairs to provide more officers to help local authorities clear out the remaining pipeline protesters. Hoeven also met with Interior Department nominee Ryan Zinke to talk about the challenges law enforcement continue to encounter by protesters illegally occupying Corps land. He says there have been instances of trespassing,…

Fargo Teen Changes Plea in Sex Assault Case

Abdirahman Sahel was sentenced in 2016 for trying to kidnap a woman from the West Acres parking lot in 2014

The Fargo teen sentenced for attacking a woman at West Acres Mall pleads guilty to a sexual assault at Holiday Inn. Abdirahman Sahel, 18, changed his pleas to guilty for gross sexual imposition and terrorizing in Cass County District Court. Sahel was scheduled to stand trial tomorrow for sexually assaulting a woman in the Holiday Inn parking lot in 2013….