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KVRR 2016 Year in Review: Part I

As 2016 comes to a close this week, we take a look back at some of the stories that made headlines at the beginning of this year. Here's…

Pet Connection: Meet Felix

  Felix is an adoptable Nanday conure, a small type of parrot, who's available for adoption from CAARE, the Center for Avian Adoption, Rescue and Education right here in West Fargo. The beautiful…

North Dakota Drones Can Now Fly "Out of Sight"

North Dakota becomes the first state to operate drones that go out of sight. Senator John Hoeven says the FAA has approved the Northern Plains Test site to use aircrafts that go beyond the visibility of the operator. Senator Hoeven…

24 Hours After Snowfall...Clean Your Sidewalks

FARGO, N.D. After this weekend's winter storm, sidewalks are covered in ice and if you're a homeowner, you could be responsible. In Fargo, it is left to homeowners to clear their sidewalks. You have until 24 hours after a snowfall…

Winter Storms Cause Blood Shortage in North Dakota

FARGO, N.D. United Blood Services is asking for your help over the next coming weeks. Officials with UBS say the holiday season mixed with the recent winter storm are causing supplies to run low at blood banks around the state.…

Protesters Break DAPL Agreement; Arrested by Law Enforcement

Five protesters have been arrested despite having an agreement with law enforcement. According to Morton County Law Enforcement, a group of protesters crossed the Cannonball River after they were ordered not to. An agreement was made earlier this month between…

Clarification Wanted Concerning Marsy's Law

A North Dakota media lawyer says Marsy's Law is causing confusion over what information should be made public. Attorney Jack McDonald says when some information isn't made public, it can become a public safety concern. Supporters of Marsy's Law say…

Rural West Fargo House Fire Caused by Blowtorch

WEST FARGO, N.D. Firefighters say a man using a blowtorch to melt ice on his rural West Fargo house set it on fire. West Fargo and Harwood Fire Departments responded to the home at 6425 13th Street North after receiving…

Road Conditions Prevented Quicker Power Outage Relief

JAMESTOWN, N.D. The Otter Tail Power Company says about 20 communities in the Stutsman County area were without power after the holiday storm hit. They say road conditions were the biggest problem. After the storm, road obstructions and low visibility…

Dispute Leads to Alleged Christmas Eve Murder

FARGO, N.D. In the early hours of this morning, a tragedy unfolded in a Fargo neighborhood. A domestic dispute ending in the alleged murder of a 26–year–old Fargo man. Police responded to a call at this home at about 4:20…

Head of Air Force Talks Drones in Grand Forks

GRAND FORKS, N.D. The Chief of Staff of the United States Air Force made a stop in Grand Forks to talk about the ground–breaking drone research going on in the city. "I do believe that there are areas that you're…

An Unexpected Morning For the YWCA

Flooding at the YWCA Cass Clay Emergency Shelter caused them to shut down for the day. The Fargo Fire Department was onsite mid-morning due to a burst sprinkler pipe.Water spread to three different floors of the building and a cleaning…

Outdoor Skating Rinks Open

Lace up your skates and break out your hockey sticks. The Roosevelt Park and Clara Barton outdoor skating rinks open for the season. The rinks were scheduled to open on Saturday, but it was too cold. The two locations have…

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