6-Year-Old Hit, Killed While Riding Bike

A 6-year-old boy died after he was struck by a pickup in Watford City in northwestern North Dakota

WATFORD CITY, N.D. (KVRR/KFGO) – A 6-year-old boy died after he was struck by a pickup in Watford City in northwestern North Dakota. The state patrol says the boy was riding his bike in the parking lot of an apartment complex when the pickup came around a section of garages and hit the boy. He died at the scene. The…

UPDATE: Victim identified in fatal bicycle crash north of Jamestown

The victim is a 20-year-old man from Illinois

STUTSMAN COUNTY, N.D. (KVRR) —  One person is dead after a truck crashes into a bicycle on State Highway 20, north of Jamestown. The victim is a 20-year-old Timothy St. John from North Brook, Illinois.  St. John was wearing a helmet. The North Dakota Highway Patrol says the truck was driven by 78-year-old James Lees, of Jamestown. Authorities say Lees…

Changes Are Coming to 12th Avenue South in Moorhead; How You Can Get Involved

Whether it's the boulevard trees or its residential characteristics, many would like it its historic charm to remain while functioning like a major road corridor

MOORHEAD, Minn. — People from all different sectors within the city of Moorhead are putting their heads together to improve one of the main roads. KVRR’s Jessie Cohen went to the group’s first public meeting to hear what the future could look like. When you are driving down 12th avenue south in Moorhead, think about what sticks out to you….

Cycling Safely on the Roads This Summer

Safety experts say for motorists, it's about not driving distracted

FARGO, N.D. — Just like the roads cyclists ride on, their safety is a two–way street. “As a bicyclist, you should be obeying the same rules and acting in the same predictable manner that motorists are in the roadways,” said Tom Smith, with the Great Northern Bicycle Company. That includes obeying stop signs, traffic lights and using your arms as…

Discussions Underway to Possibly Change Biking and Walking Paths in the Area

Fargo is also planning to get an interactive map of all the bike routes in town

REGIONAL — Some changes could be coming to biking and walking paths across the metro. The Metro Bicycle and Planning Committee met this afternoon to discuss which ones are a higher priority for maintenance or snow removal. Fargo is also planning to get an interactive map of all the bike routes in town. Right now only Moorhead has one. It’s…

Protesters Chain Themselves to Wells Fargo Building in Downtown Duluth

Police and fire rescue squads responded to the scene

DULUTH, Minn. — Protesters delayed the opening of a downtown Duluth bank to draw attention to that bank’s investments with oil pipeline projects. Nearly 30 people gathered at the downtown Wells Fargo branch at about 9 this morning and at least three people chained themselves in front of the entrance. The group is trying to draw attention to the bank’s…

City Officials Refresh Cyclists on Safety After Recent Crashes

They call Fargo a mostly bike friendly community as long as everyone keeps paying attention

FARGO, ND — When the world of vehicles and bicycles meet, the outcome can be dangerous. Fargo city officials said there are rules for both drivers and cyclists you might not know about. Multiple crashes between cars and bikes struck the Red River Valley throughout the past week. On Thursday, a 14–year–old girl was killed after being hit by a…

Girl on Bicycle Injured After Being Hit by a Teen Driver in Grand Forks

Police said a 12-year-old girl was taken to the hospital after being hit by a teen driver

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Police in Grand Forks said a 12-year-old girl riding a bicycle was hit by a car driven by a 16-year-old boy at around 6:45 Saturday afternoon. The girl was taken to Altru Hospital by ambulance for unspecified injuries. Authorities said she was heading south on her bike while the car was heading west before the two…