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AAA predicts busy holiday travel season despite high gas prices

FARGO (KVRR) – Gasoline prices surged in October and are likely to remain elevated through the holiday season. AAA spokesman Gene LaDoucer says in North Dakota, the average price for gas is about $3.20 per gallon. LaDoucer says Thanksgiving gas prices haven’t been this high since 2013.  Last Thanksgiving, the state average was $1.99 per gallon. “As it appears these high…

North Dakota gas price average hits $3.00

FARGO (KVRR) – For the first time in more than six years the average price for a gallon of regular gas in North Dakota has hit $3.00. AAA North Dakota says the $3.00 average is up 14 cents from a month ago and 90 cents from this time last year.  The price remains 14 cents below the national average of…

Many are expected to travel for 4th of July

"It'll be a busy holiday period so expect to see a number of people no matter where you're traveling."

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — With the Fourth of July holiday landing on a weekend many people are looking to celebrate out of town. “We expect a busy weekend as people start to return to travel. We’re expecting about 48 million Americans to travel this holiday period which is an increase of 40 percent from last year,” AAA Director of Public…

West Fargo Police give out ice cream citations to kids wearing helmets

If caught wearing a safety helmet while riding a bicycle, kids will receive a free ice cream coupon.

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Children in West Fargo may have to think twice before heading out the door to ride their bikes. West Fargo Police will be patrolling the streets and handing out citations to kids, but the citations aren’t what you may think. If caught wearing a safety helmet while riding a bicycle, kids will get a coupon…

$3 for a gallon of gas? Local expert says likely won’t happen in the Midwest

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — As gas prices steadily increase, $3 per gallon could become the national average in the next couple of months. However, Gene LaDoucer with AAA doesn’t believe our region will get there. After seeing almost daily increases for weeks, LaDoucer says prices are showing signs of stability. “Gasoline and oil futures have actually declined in the past…

New Report Shows Risks Of Increasing Speed Limit On I-29 & I-94 in ND

Lawmakers are considering increasing the speed limit on certain parts of the interstates from 75 to 80 mph

BISMARCK, ND (KVRR) – North Dakota Lawmakers are discussing a raise in speed limit on certain areas of I-29 and I-94 from 75 to 80 miles per hour. Though Republican Representative Ben Koppelman says states with that speed limit have seen fatalities drop at a higher rate than North Dakota, Triple A’s Gene LaDoucer says it comes with high risks….