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Survey Ranks Minnesotan Accent 48th Sexiest in the Country

Minnesota beat out New Jersey and Long Island accents

The Minnesotan accent was made famous in the movie Fargo, but dontcha know it’s ranked as the 48th sexiest accent in the country? Travel company Big Seven ranked 50 accents across the U.S. based on survey results from their 1.5 million social audience. Minnesota only beat out New Jersey and Long Island accents. People in downtown Fargo guessed the Minnesotan…

Leaders Speak Out: Savanna’s Act Unanimously Passed in the Senate, Stopped in the House

The legislation is designed to improve access to crime databases and reporting missing and murdered Native Americans

FARGO, N.D. — Just weeks after Savanna Greywind was abducted and tragically killed, Savanna’s Act was introduced to the senate. Just last week it was unanimously passed, and now it’s come to a halt in the House. Just over a year after being introduced to the Senate, Democrat and Republican senators are agreeing; they want Savanna’s Act to pass. “It…

Traditional Mediterranean Dining Experience Comes to the Red River Valley

The chef, GP, uses the freshest of ingredients including herbs and olive oil

FARGO, N.D. — If thinking of Mediterranean food makes your mouth water or you’ve never tried Greek cuisine, get ready to try GP’s Greek Kitchen. The new casual style dining experience along 32nd Avenue South incorporates traditional Mediterranean dishes with some American flair. The chef, GP, uses the freshest of ingredients including herbs and olive oil. The restaurant will also…

How Supreme Court Decision is Affecting Voter Rights for Native Americans Living on Reservations

After moving through the Supreme Court, all people living in the state must have a street address on their ID, but many living on Native American reservations have a P.O. box

FARGO, N.D. — The Supreme Court decides not to overturn a law in North Dakota requiring people to show a current street address on their ID in order to vote. KVRR’s Jessie Cohen tells us how many Native Americans feel their rights as citizens have been violated because of this decision. “When you talk about the freedoms of everybody, I…

Locals Blend Cultures on Fourth of July

They mix ethnic foods with American cuisine

FARGO, N.D. — The Fourth of July is all about being patriotic, and some locals are blending their own cultures with American traditions. Some international grocery stores are open for part of the day, but owners say they’re closing early so they can celebrate America’s independence. One store owner says she’ll have a cookout with her employees, but she’ll be adding…

Stopping the Increase of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

The Native American community in Fargo lost one of their own this year and many other women are stilling missing throughout North Dakota

FARGO, ND — The Native American community in Fargo lost one of their own this year and many other women are stilling missing throughout North Dakota. The community is trying to stop the increase of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women. The rate of violent crime for Native Americans is twice the national average. “It’s really happening right here in Fargo….

Charles Manson, One of the Most Notorious U.S. Criminals, Dead at 83

"You might say I'm kinda like Satan," Manson said in one of his many interviews. Fox News reporter Casey Stegall has the story.

NATIONAL — Charles Manson is dead at 83-years-old after spending four decades in prison. The notorious 1960s cult-leader died Sunday of natural causes and left behind a troubling history of violence and murder. “You might say I’m kinda like Satan,” Manson said in one of his many interviews. His name, Charles Milles Scott Manson, is synonymous with pure evil. He’s…

Week of Events Celebrating Native American Culture

Library staff felt the first culture in America more than deserved this attention

FARGO, ND — An entire weeklong celebration of Native-American culture is underway at the Fargo Public Library. People eager to learn stopped by the community room to make art and hear Bob Shimok talk about the White Earth land recovery project. The library will have movie screenings about wild rice harvesting in Minnesota and about Native-American Vietnam veterans on Tuesday…

75 Immigrants Reach Milestone, Become New Americans at MSUM Ceremony

It's a day Zsofia Barandi has waited for more than four years

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Each year, about 700,000 people become naturalized in the United States. Becoming a New American is a very important milestone in an immigrant’s life. It’s a day Zsofia Barandi has waited for more than four years. “It’s an emotional day,” Barandi said. She said it is the start of a new beginning. “I’m very excited and I’m…

North Dakota GOP Has Concerns About Sen. Heitkamp’s Leadership

They don't agree with her choices on healthcare, jobs, the security of American people and agriculture

FARGO, ND — North Dakota’s GOP wants people in the U.S. Senate who will work in accordance with President Trump’s agenda. They held a press conference to voice concerns they have with legislation by Senator Heidi Heitkamp, a Democrat. They don’t agree with her choices on healthcare, jobs, the security of American people and agriculture. North Dakota Young Republicans and…