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Minnesota universities mandate masks to curb COVID-19

MINNEAPOLIS - Public colleges and universities in Minnesota will be requiring masks to be worn on campuses to help stop the spread of COVID-19. The University of Minnesota is requiring that all students, employees and visitors at its five campuses…

Toddler killed, 5 others hurt in crash, driver arrested

BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. - The Minnesota State Patrol says an arrest has been made following a Twin Cities crash that killed a toddler and injured five others. According to the patrol, an SUV hit a barrier on a bridge, flipped…

Pipeline would pump river water across North Dakota

BISMARCK, N.D. - North Dakota officials are promoting a decades-long idea of pumping Missouri River water across the state to central and eastern North Dakota to combat future drought conditions. A groundbreaking is planned Tuesday near Carrington to mark the…

Fergus Falls man under arrest for child endangerment

FERGUS FALLS, MN (KVRR) -- Fergus Falls police say a 56 year old resident is under arrest in connection with injuries to an 11 year old child. Police along with EMT's were called to the 1100 block of Mill Street…

Moorhead mosque vandal sentenced, released from jail

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) - A man who pleaded guilty to vandalizing a Moorhead mosque has been sentenced to a year and a day in jail. Clay County Attorney Brian Melton says 22-year-old Benjamin Enderle was released Friday after serving…

Red Lake police officer's funeral set for Monday

RED LAKE, Minn. (KVRR/KFGO) - The funeral for a Red Lake tribal police officer who was killed while on duty is scheduled for Monday afternoon. Officer Ryan Bialke was shot while responding to a call tuesday morning in redby.  The…

Walz offers Minnesotans $100 gift cards to get vaccinated

ST. PAUL, Minn. (KVRR) - Gov. Tim Walz says Minnesota is joining the Biden Administration’s initiative to provide $100 to all Minnesotans age 12 and older who receive a COVID-19 vaccine from July 30 through August 15. "President Biden is…

Wildfire smoke intensifies over North Dakota, Minnesota

FARGO (KVRR) - A blanket of dense smoke from wildfires in Canada continues to cover large areas of North Dakota and Minnesota. KVRR Meteorologist Noah Cote says visibility was down to less than one mile in the Fargo-Moorhead area. …

LIVE: The Return of the Honor Flights

It's the news we've been waiting for. Our region's honor flights are set to return this spring, after more than a year-and-a-half hiatus on hold to protect the health and lives of the service…

Minnesota gymnast wins gold in women's all-around

TOKYO - Minnesota's own Sunisa Lee became the fifth straight American woman to claim the Olympic title in the women’s all-around. She edged Rebeca Andrade of Brazil in an entertaining and hotly contested final while Simone Biles watched from the…

ZZ Top bassist Dusty Hill has died at 72.

HOUSTON -  ZZ Top bassist Dusty Hill, one of the Texas trio’s bearded figures, died at his Houston home, the band announced Wednesday on Facebook. He was 72. In their post, guitarist Billy Gibbons and drummer Frank Beard said Hill…

One person dead in car-semi crash near Glyndon

GLYNDON, Minn. (KVRR/KFGO) - One person is dead following the collision of a car and a semi-truck at an intersection east of Glyndon shortly before 10 p.m. Tuesday. The State Patrol says the car was eastbound on 28th St. North…