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AAA Once Again Offers “Tow to Go” To Get Impaired Drivers & Their Vehicles Home

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — AAA is bringing back its “Tow to Go” program. It’s a way to keep impaired drivers off the roads during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. It provides transportation for the would-be impaired driver and their vehicle. The program will be operational from 6 p.m. Wednesday through 6 a.m. Monday in North Dakota. Drivers call the Tow to…

HUD Grant Awarded For Demolition And Redevelopment of Downtown Fargo High Rise

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — North Dakota Industrial Commission has awarded $3.4 million in federal funding for the demolition and redevelopment of the Lashkowitz High Rise in Fargo. The funding comes from HUD’s Housing Trust Fund, which provides funding to states for affordable housing development. Earlier this year, Sen. John Hoeven joined local leaders to tour the high rise and talk…

Medical experts advise caution when handling knives this Thanksgiving

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Sanford Health says believe it or not, every year they have to treat patients with hand injuries due to turkey carving. A hand surgeon says make sure you have a good grip on your knife when cutting up your turkey this Thanksgiving, as injuries can be life-altering. “Sometimes, people will get their fingertips cut. So, needing…

WF business owner to run for City Commission after safety concerns weren’t addressed by the board

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – A West Fargo business owner decides to run for City Commission after the board votes against a study looking into allowing easier access to her business. SheyWest Garden Center would have paid for the feasibility study. Customers aren’t allowed to turn left into the business because of a concrete median on 40th Avenue West. There’s…

MN Attorney General Taking Community Input on Proposed Sanford-Fairview Merger

ST. PAUL (KVRR) — Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison is looking to hear from the general public on the proposed merger of Fairview Health Services and Sanford Health. His office has set up a dedicated form on the Attorney General’s website for people to leave comments about the merger. You’ll also find phone numbers you can call. A series of…

Outside Firm: Stenehjem, Seibel Emails Cannot Be Resurrected

Late North Dakota Attorney General Wayne StenehjemBISMARCK, N.D. (KVRR/AP) — An outside evaluation has determined that deleted emails by North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem and his deputy, Troy Seibel, no longer exist and cannot be resurrected. Current Attorney General Drew Wrigley said Stenehjem’s account was deleted by an employee in January after his sudden death, at Seibel’s direction. Seibel’s…

LIVE: Expert Tips For Tackling The Toughest Thanksgiving Tasks

We're about to come to grips with the biggest mess of all.

It’s probably something you’ve been putting off… and for good reason. This time of year, between making pies, holiday breads, cakes, stuffing, and of course that great big turkey, your oven is probably getting quite a workout. And, like most of us after a workout, it’s a bit of a mess. But this year, cleaning experts in the region are…

Suspected Murder/Suicide In Otter Tail County

Deputies found a 59-year-old man and 58-year-old woman dead at the home

OTTER TAIL COUNTY, Minn. (KVRR) – The Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office says two deaths are likely a murder/suicide. Deputies responded to a home in rural Battle Lake a little before 2:30 Monday afternoon. They found a 59-year-old man and 58-year-old woman dead at the home. The Sheriff’s Office says it believes the incident is isolated. There is no known…