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North Dakota will spend $26 million to build charging stations

BISMARCK, N.D. - North Dakota will use nearly $26 million in federal funding over the next several years to build a network of charging stations for electric vehicles around the state. North Dakota Department of Transportation officials say the first…

Highway patrol investigating fatal motorcycle crash

FARGO (KVRR) - A 36-year-old man is dead following a motorcycle crash on I-94 near West Fargo. The North Dakota Highway Patrol says the crash happened around 9:00 p.m. Tuesday near mile marker 341. While traveling westbound, the rider of…

Fargo City Leaders Sworn In Including New Commissioner

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) -- Fargo's City Commission has a new look after Denise Kolpack was sworn in as the newest commissioner. Also taking the oath for another term were Mayor Dr. Tim Mahoney and Commissioner Dave Piepkorn. The commission also…

North Dakota Economy Is Booming Post-Pandemic

BISMARCK, N.D. (KVRR/AP) -- North Dakota keeps showing signs of economic growth. Taxable sales and purchases for the first quarter of 2022 were up 13.2% compared to the same period last year. State Tax Commissioner Brian Kroshus reports all of…

Victim of Vehicle Fire Near Buffalo, N.D. Identified

CASS CO., N.D. (KVRR) -- Cass County authorities identify the victim of a vehicle fire on Sunday along I-94. He is 36-year-old Matthew Knight of Greenville, Ohio. Knight's body was taken to the state medical examiner's office in Grand Forks…

North Dakota's abortion ban goes into effect July 28

BISMARCK, N.D. (KVRR) - Under most circumstances, abortion will be prohibited in North Dakota, effective July 28. Attorney General Drew Wrigley says he has certified the "preconditions for enforcement" of the state's abortion ban. The law was designed to go…

90 Acres Secured For Future Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library

MEDORA, N.D. (KVRR/AP) -- A milestone is reached in building the Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library in western North Dakota. The library’s foundation announces it has secured 90 acres of U.S. Forest Service land near Medora following a lengthy appraisal process.…

Minnesota's First Case of Monkeypox Found In Twin Cities

TWIN CITIES (KVRR/AP) -- An adult in the Twin Cities is Minnesota's first presumed case of monkeypox. The patient likely was exposed to monkeypox while traveling abroad. They are receiving outpatient treatment for the infection. The state public health lab…

Woman dies after motorcycle crash in south Fargo

FARGO (KVRR) - A Fargo woman has died following a crash involving two motorcycles Sunday night. The North Dakota Highway Patrol says 21-year-old Tessa Holt was riding a motorcycle that collided with a second motorcycle on South University Drive, near…

Great Race 2022 Finishes 10-State Run in Fargo

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR)- Organizers say a trip to Fargo was needed because fan favorites the Wandering troubadours of Finland call the Fargo-Moorhead area home. The race started with 132 classic vehicles from various time…

Overnight Fire Destroys Rural Polk County House

POLK CO., Minn. (KVRR) -- An overnight fire in rural Polk County destroys a home. Polk County Sheriff's Office was contacted before 5 a.m. Sunday for a structure fire in Rosebud Township. When deputy's arrived, the house was fully engulfed.…