Air Force

Northern Thunder Air Show returns after 12 years

The Northern Thunder Air & Space Expo returns to Grand Forks after more than a decade away.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (KVRR)- After twelve years excitement is building around the return of the Northern Thunder Air Show! There will be nine aircrafts on display soaring through the skies and pilots flying them from all over the country, and Canada too. “This is a great opportunity for the local community to come out and see what the Air Force…

U.S. House candidate suspends campaign to help Ukraine

A Democratic U.S. House candidate out of Moorhead has suspended his campaign to go help defend Ukraine in the coming days.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — A Democratic U.S. House candidate out of Moorhead has suspended his campaign to go help defend Ukraine in the coming days. “I mean I think it’s the most consequential global issue I’ve experienced in my lifetime and I’m forty years old. Think about the confluence of world events you’re watching unfold before your very eyes. It’s…

Veterans honored at Fargo Air Museum ceremony

"Well I plan on making it to, my brother was 101 and I'm trying to beat him If I can."

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — The Fargo VFW and American Legion hold a big Veterans Day ceremony with dozens of veterans, active duty soldiers and their families to commemorate those who served. For the first time Veterans day ceremonies were held at the Fargo Air Museum, a place with illustrious military history and artifacts. The Red River Valley Veteran Concert Band…

ND Air National Guard breaks ground on new facility

"This building is going to set us up for 20 to 30 years of doing what Hooligans do best; Leading missions in the entire National Guard and the entire Air Force."

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — The Happy Hooligans of the 119th Wing break ground on a $17.5 million facility. The construction project will be an operations facility for use by the 119th Operations Group at the North Dakota Air National Guard Base. “The reason this is being built and the folks that deserve the most gratitude are the airmen. This is…

Air National Guard Director Tours Fargo’s 119th Wing

They reviewed the base Reaper mission, as well as efforts to establish a new operations center

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – The Air National Guard director was in Fargo to hear about the important role the 119th Wing plays in supporting military operations around the globe. While in Fargo he heard about opportunities to enhance the base and strengthen the educational benefits. “The senator is right, we need smart people in the National Guard,” Lieutenant General Michael…

Blue Angels AirSho team stops in Fargo

They came to prepare for their airsho later on this summer.

FARGO, N.D. – (KVRR) If you look up high in the sky you’ll see the F 18 Super Hornet coming down to make a landing in Fargo. Members of The Blue Angels AirSho Team made their winter visit to the city to scope out the friendly skies before returning again later on this year for the Fargo AirSho. “We are…

UND To Play Crucial Role In Developing “Flying Cars”

Matt Chasen, LIFT Aircraft chief executive officer, pilots the electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) Hexa over Camp Mabry, Texas, Aug. 20, 2020GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Imagine getting behind the controls of one of these contraptions in the future. “Flying Cars” are a real thing and UND is playing a role in the development of the machines. The university has…