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89 year-old truck driver recognized by North Dakota Highway Patrol

https://twitter.com/NDHighwayPatrol/status/1390036064799133696 BISMARCK, N.D. (KVRR) - One of the oldest truck drivers in the nation recently made his way into North Dakota. Eighty-nine-year-old Dave Sheets is from the Denver area. The North Dakota Highway Patrol tweeted a photo and commended Sheets…

More deer licenses available in North Dakota this year

BISMARCK, N.D. - North Dakota will issue more deer hunting licenses this year than it has in the past 10 years. The Game and Fish Department will make 72,000 licenses available to hunters, the sixth consecutive year the number has…

Life 97.9 unexpectedly finds a new home

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) -- A local Christian radio station is expressing its gratitude after receiving an unexpected blessing in a time of desperation. "It was starting to show its age. We were getting roof…

Fargo garbage pick-up begins earlier during Clean Up Week

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) - Fargo's Public Works Department reminds people to get their garbage cans out early. During Clean Up Week crews are heading out to homes earlier than normal at 7:00 AM. Public Works says the department has gotten…

Passersby put out Fargo house fire

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) -- Firefighters respond to an early morning house fire Tuesday in North Fargo near North Dakota State University. Crews were sent at 7:30 after a passerby noticed flames coming from…

UPDATE: Missing woman last seen in Fargo found

UPDATE: Fargo Police say Jessica Houser has been found safe. The department did not say where she was found or anything about the person of interest they were searching for.   FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) - Fargo Police say they have…

Dakota Access oil pipeline to stay open during review

WASHINGTON - The Biden administration reiterated that the Dakota Access oil pipeline should continue to operate while the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers conducts an extensive environmental review, although the Corps said again it could change its mind. The Standing…

Police ask for help in locating Fargo woman

FARGO (KVRR) - Fargo Police are asking for assistance in locating a missing person. Thirty-year-old Jessica L. Houser was reported missing Sunday.  Houser was last seen on April 29, 2021 in Fargo. Houser is white, 4’11” thin build, with brown…

Jamestown man woken up and stabbed

JAMESTOWN, N.D. (KVRR) - Police are searching for a man after they say he broke into a trailer, stabbed a man and rode away on a bike. It happened around 7:30 Sunday morning in the Sunnyside Trailer Court. Authorities say…

Barnesville woman jailed after Fargo cemetery incident

FARGO (KVRR) - A Barnesville, Minn. woman was arrested at a Fargo cemetery after witnesses say she drove over several graves and nearly hit two people during a funeral. Police were called Saturday to Riverside Cemetery at 2102 5th St.…

Munitions being detonated as evidence in pipeline lawsuit

BISMARCK, N.D. - Munitions were set to be detonated as attorneys attempt to gather evidence in a federal lawsuit by a Dakota Access pipeline protester who claims she was injured in a skirmish with law enforcement officers. Sophia Wilansky claims…

Teenager seriously hurt in rollover near Ellendale

ELLENDALE, N.D. (KVRR) - A 17-year-old boy is seriously hurt after rolling his vehicle near Ellendale, North Dakota. According to the North Dakota Highway Patrol, he was driving south on 89th Avenue Southeast Saturday morning when he lost control on…

One person injured in I-29 crash near Harwood, North Dakota

HARWOOD, N.D. (KFGO/KVRR) - One person is injured following a three-vehicle crash near Harwood, North Dakota Friday evening. A woman who rolled her vehicle after her tire blew out was not injured, but a driver of another vehicle that slowed…

North Dakota session marked by record budget, pandemic

BISMARCK, N.D. - The 2021 North Dakota Legislature has reached the end of a session marked by a record-high state budget, the first-ever expulsion of a lawmaker and pandemic protocols that greatly dampened public participation at the state Capitol. The…

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