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Benefit concert planned for Farm Rescue

A North Dakota-based nonprofit that focuses on helping injured farm workers is taking the extra step to help even more family farmers, including those affected by COVID-19. Farm Rescue is helping dedicate their time…

Minnesota sees 3,570 new COVID-19 cases, 22 more deaths

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Minnesota health officials reported a decline in newly confirmed COVID-19 cases on Tuesday. State health officials are cautioning against reading too much into short-term fluctuations after the extended holiday weekend. The Minnesota Department of Health reported…

City Commission okays pandemic relief for Fargo businesses

FARGO (KVRR/KFGO) - Fargo City Commissioners have approved a motion to assist bars, restaurants, retail, and ancillary businesses impacted by the pandemic. It will be targeted relief, beyond what the state and federal governments provide. Commissioners will look at a…

Twins set to name St. Paul Saints new Class AAA partner

MINNEAPOLIS (FOX 9) - Minnesota Twins fans soon won’t have to go very far to watch the team’s top minor league prospects before they become regulars at Target Field. In fact, all it will take is a trip across the Mississippi River…

Fort Totten man sentenced for molesting incapacitated woman

FARGO (KVRR) - A Fort Totten, N.D. man has been sentenced to nearly 22 years in prison for sexually abusing an incapacitated woman. A jury convicted 55-year-old Paul Henry Cavanaugh during an August trial in Fargo. U.S. Attorney Drew Wrigley…

As North Dakota COVID-19 deaths rise, active cases plummet

BISMARCK, N.D. (KVRR) – The North Dakota Department of Health on Tuesday reported 27 additional deaths from COVID-19. There are currently 5,686 active cases in the state, a decrease of 791 since Monday. 319 people are hospitalized. Cass County reported…

Confidence in Midwest economy drops in survey

OMAHA, Neb. - A new monthly survey of business leaders in nine Midwest and Plains states suggests faltering confidence in the region's economy. After climbing every month since bottoming out in April, the overall index of the Creighton University Mid-America…

Minneapolis mayor, police chief oppose police budget cuts

MINNEAPOLIS - Minneapolis’ mayor and police chief are speaking out against a proposal to cut the police department’s budget by nearly $8 million. Mayor Jacob Frey says the cuts would be irresponsible in a year that saw rising violent crime…

Bismarck man accused of shaking, injuring baby daughter

BISMARCK, N.D. - A Bismarck man was charged with felony child abuse after his baby daughter suffered brain injuries consistent with shaken baby syndrome. A police affidavit says 36-year-old Delaurence Monsegue was arrested Sunday after the baby was taken to…

Fargo police officer talks suicidal man to safety

FARGO, N.D. –  A crisis-trained Fargo police officer was able to talk an armed, suicidal man into surrendering without any harm Monday night. Police were sent to the 3400 block of 32nd Street South for the man who was barricaded…

Rick and Morty holiday art stolen from Fargo yard

FARGO, N.D. - A vandal decides to ruin an artist's fun neighborhood holiday display. Christina Johnson's Rick and Morty Christmas themed display had one of its characters stolen from her yard in the…

Four arrested in aggravated assault involving an axe and bat

FARGO, N.D. -- Fargo Police arrest four people connected to a Monday afternoon assault involving an axe and bat. It happened at 809 10th Street South after 1:00 p.m. Witnesses tell police they saw several people attacking a man. Twenty-nine-year-old…

West Fargo Police ask for help in locating teen

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) - The West Fargo Police Department is asking the public’s help in locating 16-year-old Phoenix Linblad. Linblad was reported missing Sunday. Linblad is a 5’8”, 210 pound Native American with long hair. He was last seen…

Bemidji man shot, killed while deer hunting

BEMIDJI, Minn. (KVRR) - A Bemidji, Minn. man has died after being shot while deer hunting in Beltrami County. The Beltrami County Sheriff’s office says 28-year-old Lukas Dudley was shot while hunting in Nebish Township Nov. 25. A man who…

Fargo's Union State Bank to merge with Border Bank

FARGO (KVRR) - Border Bank of Greenbush, Minn. has announced that it plans to merge with Fargo-based Union State Bank. "This merger will result in our customers having access to additional products and services, and substantially greater access to capital…

December gas prices will be lowest since 2008

FARGO (KVRR) - December is set to usher in some of the cheapest December gas prices in 12 years. In North Dakota, the average price of a gallon of gas is around $1.99, down 52 cents from Dec., 2019. The…