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Prosecutor in Daunte Wright's death not swayed by critics

MINNEAPOLIS - As activists in Minnesota press for murder charges against the police officer who shot Daunte Wright, the prosecutor is sticking by the manslaughter charge he filed. Wright died April 11 when the 20-year-old motorist was shot during a…

Trial of other cops charged in Floyd's death to be broadcast

MINNEAPOLIS - Derek Chauvin’s murder trial was the first Minnesota criminal trial to be broadcast live on television. It won’t be the last. Some in the Minnesota legal system were apprehensive about allowing the live broadcast of Chauvin’s trial over…

Boy dies after falling into Minnesota Iron Range mine pit

VIRGINIA, Minn.  - A five-year-old boy is dead after falling into an abandoned mine pit in northern Minnesota’s Iron Range. Police and first responders from Virginia were sent to the Rouchleau pit late Wednesday. Authorities said the boy fell nearly…

Pet Connection: Meet Nyx

This time of year there's something about the weather that just energizes you. And getting outside to enjoy it is much better with an animal friend. So this week, we're bringing you a critter who's…

Enderle says he vandalized Moorhead mosque 'as a joke'

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) - Charges have been filed against a Moorhead man in connection to recent vandalism at a Moorhead mosque. Twenty-two-year-old Benjamin Enderle is charged with felony harassment with bias and felony criminal damage to property. Enderle is accused…

Food Network to feature Moorhead's Rustica on Friday

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) -- Another local restaurant will be in the TV spotlight this weekend. Rustica Eatery & Tavern posted to Facebook that it will be featured on Food Network's "Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives" this Friday at 8 p.m. The…

LIVE: Fargo Theatre Reopens

It's one of downtown Fargo's most iconic sights. But sadly, the Fargo Theatre itself hasn't seen much of us for an entire year, as its stages have sat empty and screens have sat dark…

Walmart security officer tracked down mosque vandalism suspect

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) - Moorhead Police are crediting a Walmart loss prevention officer for identifying the man suspected of spray-painting hate messages including "Death to Islam" on the Moorhead Fargo Islamic Center. Capt. Deric Swenson says the loss prevention officer…

Chauvin juror says guilty verdicts could have come quicker

MINNEAPOLIS - A juror who cast one of the unanimous votes to convict a former Minneapolis police officer of killing George Floyd said deliberations were primarily spent trying to convince one person who was uncertain about part of the jury…

Moorhead mosque vandalism suspect arrested

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) - A man has been arrested for hate messages spray-painted on the Moorhead Fargo Islamic Center. Moorhead Police say through tips including important information from a employee of a local business, detectives were able to take 22-year-old…

Moorhead Public School 9th Graders Placed Under Quarantine

MOORHEAD, Minn. -- All 9th grade public school students in Moorhead are put under a quarantine starting Wednesday due to several positive COVID-19 cases. Moorhead High School Principal Dave Lawrence says with 7 positive cases and around 160 students…

Ellison: Moorhead mosque attack 'sad situation'

ST. PAUL, Minn. (KVRR) - Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison is weighing in on the recent vandalism at a mosque in Moorhead. Police were called Sunday morning to the Moorhead Fargo Islamic Center…

LIVE: 150 Sails Up in Detroit Lakes

Late April might seem a little early to get out on the water in lakes country, but it turns out it's the perfect time for a regatta. That's because this Friday, April 30th,…

911 caller threatens to 'blow up' Bemidji area schools

BEMIDJI, Minn. (KVRR) - Police in Bemidji says the Beltrami County Dispatch Center received information from the Minnesota State Patrol regarding a suspicious 911 call that appeared to originate in the Twin Cities. Police say the caller stated that they…

Nesemeier Named To Moorhead City Council

The Moorhead City Council is announcing a new member. They picked Heather Nesemeier to take over a vacant spot as Ward 2 Council Member. She'll be sworn in on May 10th. Nesemeier replaces Shelly Carslon, who became mayor when former…