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Goatnapping: SUV Chase Leads to Discovery of Stolen Animal

Gordy is one of 35 goats used to stop the spread of invasive plants

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Two men have been arrested after leading St. Paul police on a short chase, crashing into a parked vehicle and trying to run from the scene. But it was what police found in their SUV that brought a bigger surprise. Thaying Cha and Eni Xiong are charged with gross misdemeanor theft after police say they found…

Stenehjem Says Piepkorn Recall Efforts Can Move Forward

Petition efforts to recall Fargo City Commissioner Dave Piepkorn started earlier this year

FARGO, N.D. — The North Dakota attorney general says recall efforts against Fargo City Commissioner Dave Piepkorn can move forward. Piepkorn’s position is up for re-election on June 12th of 2018. Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem said as long as the recall petition is certified by June 12th, the election can take place. Piepkorn is known for wanting to know how…

CEO of Camping World Says Fargo’s Gander Mountain Location Will Stay Open

These signs hinting at the location's closure went up on Thursday

  FARGO, ND — A CEO says Gander Mountain of Fargo will stay open even though store front signs say, “Going out of business,” and “everything must go.” The CEO of Camping World, the company which won a bankruptcy auction on Gander Mountain, said Fargo’s store will remain open in a Tweet. It’s located along I-94 and 45th Street South….

Missing University of Minnesota Student Found Dead

Hennepin County Sheriff's deputies say 22-year-old Christopher Stanley has been missing since Tuesday

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn.– The mother of a missing University of Minnesota student confirms it is the body of her son that authorities pulled from the Mississippi River. Hennepin County Sheriff’s deputies say 22-year-old Christopher Stanley has been missing since Tuesday. They say his roommate says the two of them were sitting along the river at Water Power Park when a large…

Details Released in Crookston Homicide

Police say Wallace was found strangled and submerged in a bathtub at her Crookston apartment she shared with Frazier

  CROOKSTON, Minn. — New details have been released in a Crookston homicide. Eddie Frazier, 49, has been charged with second degree murder in the killing of 48-year-old Tawnja Wallace. Police say Wallace was found strangled and submerged in a bathtub at her Crookston apartment she shared with Frazier. Authorities say a BCA agent who fired his weapon before taking…

6-Year-Old Boy Identified in Fatal Car Crash Near Cando

Eugene, who was wearing a seat belt, was thrown from the vehicle as it rolled into a ditch

  TOWNER COUNTY, ND —  Authorities have identified the six-year-old boy who died in a car crash near Cando. Eugene Cain, of St. John, died after the vehicle he was riding in hit another vehicle on U.S. Highway 281 at about 3:30 p.m. Thursday. Eugene, who was wearing a seat belt, was thrown from the vehicle as it rolled into a ditch….

Experiments with KVRR Meteorologist Scott Sincoff: Lava Lamps

Fun, Easy, Kid-Friendly Science Experiments

This week, Meteorologist Scott Sincoff created his own lava lamp with Concordia Science Academy Coordinator, Dr. Graeme Wyllie. What You Need: Cooking Oil Water A Tall  Clear Glass or cylinder Food Coloring Half of an Alka-Seltzer Tablet How to Make Your Own Lava Lamp: Put water in the tall glass or cylinder, and fill it about a quarter-way up. Put…

Cinco de Mayo: Myths Vs. Facts

It's not Mexican Independence Day, folks.

For many of us north of the border, Cinco de Mayo is a great excuse to eat all the guacamole we want as we celebrate Mexican heritage. But it’s not all salsa and chips to people with real Mexican heritage. Emily Welker sat down live in-studio with Baja-born Fargo-Moorhead resident Alfredo Carballo-Natera to talk where Cinco de Mayo comes from,…

West Fargo Officials May Take Action Against the Waste Pond Stench

In a public meeting on Thursday, city officials brought up three options

WEST FARGO, N.D. — For many years, people living in West Fargo have complained about bad summertime smells. City workers are looking into possible solutions. You smell them before you see them. Bad smells coming from West Fargo’s stabilization ponds are a growing concern among citizens. City officials want to hear your thoughts on three proposed ways to reduce the…

Minnesota Senate Introduces Bill to Raise Legal Age for Tobacco Purchases

The senate introduces a bill that would raise the legal age to buy tobacco to 21 in Minnesota

MINNESOTA–Just two days after Edina made the change, the Minnesota Senate introduced a bill that raises the legal age to buy tobacco from 18 to 21. Members of the Minnesotans for a Smoke Free Generation coalition called it a win. “It’s really a huge victory,” said Jason McCoy, the tobacco prevention coordinator with Clay County Public Health. Edina is the first city…