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Woman Pulled From Red River has Died

Police, fire and ambulance crews responded to Iwen Park at 52nd Avenue and University Drive shortly after 2:30 p.m.

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo police say a woman has died after being pulled out of the Red River in South Fargo earlier this afternoon. Authorities tell us they do not suspect foul play. They have not released the woman’s name. People at Iwen park say they spotted the woman in the water. Officers responded at around 2:30 p.m. to the 4900…

Giving Families A Bright Future: The Jeremiah Program

School plus single parenting can equal hardship. But this group is making it more doable.

If being a parent is a full-time job, then being a single parent is working a double shift all at once. Add the pursuit of higher education on top of that, and you can see why some single moms are struggling. That’s where the Jeremiah Program comes in. It supports college-track education with early childhood education, life skills training and…

LIVE: Why A Bunny May Not Make A Good Easter Present

Bernie The Bunny Joins Us On KVRR Local News

  Red River Zoo Executive Director Sally Jacobson joins us on KVRR Local News to talk rabbits ahead of Easter. She brings Bernie the bunny, one of the zoo’s three rabbits. Jacobson explains why rabbits might not make the best present for kids on Easter morning. Luckily, the zoo will be open on Easter, and the zoo’s rabbits will be…

One Death, Two Injuries After Early Morning Fire In Moorhead

The body of the male victim will be sent to the Ramsey County Medical Examiner in St. Paul.

duplex2 duplex1 duplex An elderly man was found dead after an early morning fire in a north Moorhead duplex. Assistant Fire Chief Jeff Wallin says the body of the victim will be sent to the Ramsey County Medical Examiner. Wallin doesn’t know the condition of two women who were taken from the scene by ambulance to a Fargo hospital. They were suffering from…

“You Get Rid of Them All, Where Would Fargo Be?” City Releases Refugee Resettlement Report

The report explores information including local refugee costs, accountability, and economic impact

FARGO, N.D. — The refugee resettlement report Fargo city commissioners requested in October is finally released. The report explores information including local refugee costs, accountability, and economic impact. “I got my citizenship recently,” shared Ayat Hussein, a former refugee. Immigrants and refugees make up a small part of our community. “We’re not talking about roads and bridges here; we’re talking…

Lawmakers Approve Changes to ND Medical Marijuana Bill

The amended bill goes to Gov. Burgum's desk for his signature

BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota legislators have approved changes to the state’s medical marijuana bill which was passed by voters last November and Gov. Burgum said he’ll sign it. Senators approved regulations to the bill with a two-thirds majority vote. Under the changes, North Dakota can have up to two growers and eight dispensaries statewide. The organization in charge of…

Police Split College Party of Hundreds: Sparks Online Debate

Officers said parties of this size are not unusual, but the circumstances were

FARGO, N.D. — Police in Fargo gave multiple citations and arrested one person after they said a college party with hundreds got out of control. Multiple neighbors said they were upset, but one man who lives at the home said he tried to cooperate with officers. “There was a lot of music coming from the house,” said Devan Thomas, a…

Crews Are Getting Ready To Fill Potholes

Fargo city workers say the busy roads are the ones that need the most work

Anyone who drives a vehicle knows the annoyance of pothole season. Fargo city workers say they identify high traffic roads as the ones that need the most work. Main Avenue, 13th Avenue South, and 25 Street South are all high on the list for potholes. Crews are working on fixing the roads with asphalt rather than the temporary fill used…

MN DOT Announces West Central MN 2017 Construction Projects

Nineteen Different Construction Projects are Set For 2017 in District 4, Some Starting This Month

Minnesota drivers can expect to see a lot of construction projects in the upcoming months. MN DOT announced that they will be doing nineteen different construction projects throughout West Central Minnesota starting as early as next week. The projects vary from reconstruction and resurfacing of the Detroit Lakes HWY 10 Bridge to repainting and replacing the anti-icing system of the Red River…

Child Abuse Cases Increase in Minnesota

Child abuse cases increased 25% from 2015 in Minnesota

Minnesota officials say nearly 40,000 children were suspected of being abused or neglected in the state last year, a 25 percent increase from 2015. The Minnesota Department of Human Services also noted a spike in maltreatment investigations. The report didn’t detail what was behind the increase, but says it was likely due to in part to increased awareness and “a…