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Customers speak out after sudden closure of North Dakota photography business

"It is just devastating. We don't know what to do."

FARGO N.D. (KVRR) – A North Dakota-based photography company suddenly shut down Thursday. Glasser Images’ attorney says the photography business based out of Bismarck closed its doors due to past and ongoing effects from the pandemic. “The business got to the point where they just couldn’t fulfill all the obligations to their customers. They tried to make things work the…

Prominent photography service suddenly closes, attorney general investigating

1/2 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2 Jack Glasser, founder Show Caption Hide Caption UPDATE: Fargo Attorney Tim O’Keeffe of O’Keeffe O’Brien Lyson Attorneys released the following statement on behalf of his client Jack Glasser, the owner of Glasser Images: “Jack Glasser, owner of Glasser Images says he understands what people may be feeling who had arranged for his firm to…

Man arrested for endangerment in Bismarck apartment fire

BISMARCK, N.D. – Police say they’ve made an arrest in connection with a fire at an apartment complex in Bismarck. Firefighters responded to a fire at the three-story apartment building about 5 a.m. Thursday. As tenants were being evacuated, the 33-year-old man who was later arrested was found on his balcony. As the fire was investigated, police say it was…

UPDATE: 17-year-old Fargo runaway found safe

UPDATE (10/01/21 at 917 p.m.): Fargo Police say Freeman has been found safe.   FARGO, N.D. — Fargo Police Department is asking the public for help in locating 17-year-old Patricia Freeman. They say she ran away on Wednesday night and was last seen in the 1300 block of 18th Avenue South. Freeman was last seen wearing a navy blue pull over…

Harvey Teacher Named 2022 North Dakota Teacher of the Year

State School Superintendent Kirsten Baesler, Bret Dockter & Gov. Doug BurgumBISMARCK, N.D. (KVRR) —  North Dakota’s 2022 Teacher of the Year is…Bret Dockter! He is a sixth-grade teacher at B.M. Hanson Elementary School in Harvey. The award was announced in Bismarck by Gov. Doug Burgum and State School Superintendent Kirsten Baesler. Dockter was one of four finalists for the honor….

North Dakota Guard Members Get New Pandemic Orders

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Dozens of North Dakota National Guard members are resuming support for the state’s coronavirus pandemic response. The Guard announced Friday that about 50 of its members are assisting the state Health Department with contact tracing and about 15 others are helping at the state laboratory in Bismarck. The group is expected to remain on active duty…

Fireworks explosion injures one in Bismarck

BISMARCK, N.D. – One person was injured in an explosion during a fireworks display in southeast Bismarck.  It created a dense cloud of black smoke that could be seen throughout the city. Bismarck Rural Fire Chief Dustin Theurer says fireworks or an explosive ordnance was the “likely” cause of Saturday’s explosion. Authorities didn’t immediately offer other details on what happened or…

BNSF coal train derails near Bismarck

BISMARCK, N.D. – Around 15 cars of a BNSF coal train derailed south of Bismarck. Bismarck Police, the Burleigh County Sheriff’s Department and Bismarck Fire Department were called out around 3:15 p.m. Sunday for the derailment near Hemlock Street. There were no reports of injuries. BNSF spokeswoman Amy Casas says railroad crews were at the scene Sunday evening and an…

National firefighter competition under way in Bismarck

BISMARCK, N.D. (KVRR/KCND) – Firefighters from around the nation are in Bismarck Friday and Saturday for the 30th anniversary National Tour of the Firefighter Combat Challenge. Participants in the challenge race against an opponent, simulating the physical demands of firefighting. As part of the event, firefighters have to run up a tower that simulates five floors of stairs. Organizers say the…