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LIVE: Red River Sportsmen's Show

The ice is melting fast throughout the region, and the boats and grills are disappearing just as fast. That's the word from organizers at the Red River Sportsmen's Show, who say some of the boat…

KVRR'S Rob Kupec Featured In "The Good Life"

FARGO, N.D. -- If you're looking for a little light reading this weekend, why not pick up the latest copy of The Good Life Men's Magazine. Inside you'll find a profile on our very own Chief Meteorologist Rob Kupec in…

Late night test alert mistakenly sent to 7,655 subscribers

FARGO (KVRR) - Cass Fargo Emergency Management has apologized for mistakenly sending a mass notification at around midnight Wednesday. Officials say the message was sent to 55,766 contacts and was delivered to 7,655 contacts before employees realized the error. "At…

Minnesota high school tournament spectators limited to 250

MINNEAPOLIS - The Minnesota State High School League says crowds at most tournament games and events this month and next will be limited to 250 people. League Executive Director Erich Martens says it’s hoped that one, maybe two, family members…

Record number of gun permits issued in Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS - A record number of permits to carry handguns in Minnesota were issued in 2020, a surge attributed to a rise in violent crime in the Twin Cities and the riots that followed the death of George Floyd. A…

Mammograms and the Covid Vaccine

If you're headed in for a mammogram or thinking about booking one soon, be sure to tell your doctor if you've gotten any of the Covid vaccines. That's because swollen lymph nodes, which are…

Minnesota waiting on more than 45,000 doses of J&J vaccine

ST. PAUL, Minn. - State health officials say more than 45,000 doses of the newly approved Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine should arrive in Minnesota this week. Minnesota Department of Health spokesman John Schadl says the order for the first…

Fargo-Moorhead law enforcement prepares for Chauvin verdict

FARGO (KVRR) - Fargo-Moorhead area law enforcement agencies are getting ready for a verdict in the upcoming trial of a former Minneapolis police officer charged in the death if George Floyd. Thousands of demonstrators gathered May 30 for a peaceful…

Twin Cities gets ready for Derek Chauvin trial

MINNEAPOLIS (KVRR) - The FBI is "leveraging significant resources" to ensure public safety during the upcoming trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin. Chauvin, who's charged in the death of George Floyd, is set to go on trial next…