2016

Moorhead School District Responds To Data Breach

Thousands of schools across the country were exposed to a data breach leaking students' information from 2007 to 2016.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Current and former students and parents were sent an unexpected email within the Moorhead School District. Thousands of schools across the country were exposed to a data breach leaking students’ information from 2007 to 2016. Hackers were able to access students’ first and last names and their date of birth. We spoke to staff from the district…

Critt To Stand Trial Monday For 2016 Murder In Moorhead

Also Charged With Arson

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A murder trial gets underway Monday for Justin Critt in Clay County District Court. Critt is charged with the murder of Melissa Willcoxon. He is also charged with arson. Willcoxon’s body was found in her burned out house in Moorhead in June 2016. Police say she died from an assault prior to the fire. They say Willcoxon…

Voyageurs National Park Boasts Economic Success in 2016

Visitors from around the world helped boost the local economy of International Falls

Courtesy of: Wilderness InquiryINTERNATIONAL FALLS, Minn. — 2016 was a good year for the books at Voyageurs National Park in International Falls. The National Park Service said the local economic impact of visitors to the park is nearly $25 million for 2016. With nearly 250,000 visitors spending nearly $20 million dollars in surrounding communities, more than 300 jobs were supported…

Taxpayers Could Have Delayed Returns

A new law is making 2017 a different tax season

An area accountant says taxpayers should expect a delay in their refunds this year. Cindy Slaughter with Tax Lady in Fargo says the biggest thing taxpayers should look out for is fraud. She encourages everyone to file early so nobody else can file on your behalf. She says taxpayers have until April 15th to pay their taxes no matter when…

It’s Time To Put Those New Year’s Resolutions Into Action

People share their favorite moments of 2016, and what they're looking forward to in the new year.

FARGO, N.D. Unfortunately, it’s almost time to say goodbye to 2016. We’ve elected a new president, the Cubs won the World Series and we’ve all learned how to dab; however, most disagreed about their personal best moment from the past year. “Going on some trips with some friends this summer was pretty fun and just getting to meet some new…

KVRR 2016 Year in Review: Part I

In Part I of our 2016 Year in Review, we take a look back at the top headlines in January, February and March

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 KVRR’s Nick Broadway. 2016.  A year filled with headliners and hopefuls, triumph and tragedy.  Here’s a look back at the top headlines from 2016. Top Headlines of January MINNESOTA STATE PATROL RELEASES PICTURES…