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Armacost defends UND gender inclusion policy

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (KVRR) - The University of North Dakota president responds to what he calls misleading statements from the North Dakota Catholic Conference on its draft gender inclusion policy. The plan would require the…

North Dakota Health Experts Talk Omicron

NORTH DAKOTA - The North Dakota Department of Health says recent data shows spikes of almost one-and-a-half million new cases of Covid-19 across the nation in a single day. Omicron is extremely contagious and…

Illinois court sends pipeline plans back to regulators

BISMARCK, N.D. - An Illinois appellate court has set aside a decision by state regulators that would allow the Dakota Access oil pipeline to double capacity to 1.1 million barrels daily. The court ordered the Illinois Commerce Commission to review…

Regional Hub for Beekeeping Supplies To Open In Hettinger, ND

HETTINGER, N.D. (KVRR) -- A small town in southwestern North Dakota is becoming the hub for beekeeping supplies for the region. North Dakota Department of Commerce announcing the initial opening of Commercial Bee Supply in Hettinger. Gov. Burgum calls it…

Marvin To Expand In Fargo, Add 300 Jobs

FARGO, N.D. (AP/KVRR) -- Marvin, the Minnesota-based widow and door maker, plans to build a 127,000-square-foot manufacturing facility and a 148,000-square-foot distribution center in Fargo. The expansion is expected create 300 new jobs. Warroad, Minnesota-based Marvin first opened a factory…

Catholic Conference Against Proposed UND Gender Inclusion Policy

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- A group that represents North Dakota’s Roman Catholic bishops is contacting parents of students at the University of North Dakota and asking that they urge administrators to reject the school’s proposed “gender inclusion” policy. The policy,…

Update: Missing Fargo teen located in Minnesota

FARGO (KVRR) - The Cass County Sheriff’s Office says 14 year-old McKenzie Harris has been located in Minnesota. Cass County authorities are working to return McKenzie’s safe return to her family. McKenzie was last seen on Jan.9 at around 6 pm leaving…

Drivers injured in head-on crash on I-29 near Fargo

FARGO (KVRR) - A tow truck driver was seriously injured Wednesday in a head-on crash on Interstate 29, about 7 miles south of Fargo. The North Dakota Highway Patrol says the crash happened after the driver of a northbound SUV…

LIVE: Putting Yourself First at Ladyboss Midwest

Pandemic-weary working women looking to recharge and reconnect have an opportunity coming up this spring. That's the promise from the organizers at Ladyboss Midwest, who are putting on their first-ever retreat for 3 days in…

Roers Jones joins race for Fargo mayor

FARGO (KVRR) - A member of the legislature who represents District 46 in Fargo has announced that she's running for mayor. Republican Shannon Roers Jones is an attorney who was first elected to the North Dakota House in 2016. "It’s…

Essentia Health Looks to Community for Volunteers

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) -- Essentia Health-Fargo is actively recruiting volunteers to work in the Cancer Center, emergency department, gift shop and as patient escorts. Since the start of Covid 19 protocols, Essentia Health is…

North Dakota House leader Pollert announces retirement

BISMARCK, N.D. - Republican House Majority Leader Chet Pollert says he is retiring from politics and will not run for re-election. Pollert has served as the House majority leader for two legislative sessions and in the Legislature for 24 years.…

North Dakota oil well explodes, no reports of injuries

GRENORA, N.D. - Sheriff’s officials say an oil well exploded and caught fire Monday in northwestern North Dakota. There are no reports of any injuries. The Divide County Sheriff’s Department says the oil storage tank that exploded held about 1,300…

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