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North Dakota “Blue Alert” Suspect Appears in Court

Salvarado says he will not fight extradition back to North Dakota to face attempted murder and assault charges

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — The suspect who allegedly tried to run down a Bismarck police officer and triggered a statewide Blue Alert manhunt appeared in court in South Dakota. Ulises Salvarado, 22, was arrested in Brookings, South Dakota after he went into a convenience store and asked the worker for help for a gunshot wound to his arm. He was…

“Blue Alert” Emergency on Your Phone? Here’s What it’s About

It is unclear if this alert was meant for the Fargo-Moorhead region

Ulises VillalobosREGIONAL — Many people in the region received a “Blue Alert” on their cell phones just after 1:30 this afternoon. “Blue Alerts” warn the public when there may be a violent suspect in the area who has made a threat to law enforcement or tried to carry out an act of violence on an officer. The FCC put “Blue…

Grand Forks CodeRed Alert System Changes Numbers

Starting today, the number for the CodeRed alert will change to 76993

  GRAND FORKS, ND — Grand Forks city officials want you to know about a change in the CodeRed alert system. Starting today, the number for the CodeRed alert will change to 76993. These alerts come from the city of Grand Forks and are ways emergency services can get messages out to the public quickly and efficiently. These messages include…

City of Fargo Warning People About Phone Scammers

If you receive one of these calls, hang up and contact the North Dakota Attorney General's Office

  FARGO, ND — City of Fargo officials are warning everyone about two phone scams. A business received a call from someone claiming to work for the city threatening to cut power if they didn’t pay their electricity bill. The city of Fargo does not provide electricity. In the second scam, a person pretending to be a city worker was…

Pollution Control Agency Issues Air Quality Alert in Minnesota

The state's Pollution Control Agency put in an air quality alert throughout western and central Minnesota

  REGIONAL — Smoke from Canadian wildfires triggered an air quality warning throughout much of central Minnesota. The state’s Pollution Control Agency put in an air quality alert throughout western and central Minnesota. Areas affected include Alexandria, Marshall, Brainerd, St. Cloud, Worthington and the tribal nations of Mille Lacs and Upper Sioux. The increase in fine particles and thicker smoke…

KVRR’s Rob Kupec Interrupts This Message with a Much More Important Message

The summer reading series runs from June 5th to August 5th with special events and prizes for reading for kids and adults

FARGO, ND — The Fargo Public Library’s Summer Reading Program is kicking off with the help of a familiar face. “We interrupt with this breaking news alert with another more important breaking news alert from the city of Fargo’s mayor’s office,” said KVRR Chief Meteorologist Rob Kupec. Rob serves as anchorman, along with reporter Page Turner and a guest spot…

Travel Alert Still in Effect for North Dakota, Minnesota Roads

ND-DOT, MN-DOT says drivers need to be cautious as they travel throughout the state

A Travel Alert remains in effect for northeastern North Dakota due to blowing snow and reduced visibility. In northwest Minnesota between East Grand Forks and Crookston, roads are partially covered with snow. There is drifting snow around the Donaldson and Greenbush areas. The road is slippery. Between US 75 near Hendrum and MN 32 near Twin Valley, there is blowing…