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Fallen Lt. Adam Gustafson To Be Honored At Peace Officer Memorial in Bismarck

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — West Fargo Police Department Lieutenant Adam Gustafson will be honored Thursday at the North Dakota Peace Officer Memorial in Bismarck. Gustafson died on duty last May from a heart attack while at the police station. He had been with the department since 2009. Gustafson’s name will be added to the Peace Officer Memorial alongside the…

Plans For Natural Gas Pipeline Across North Dakota Are Scrapped

BISMARCK, N.D. (KVRR/AP) — WBI Energy leaders say they won’t pursue plans to build a natural gas pipeline from western North Dakota’s oil patch to the eastern part of the state. The unit of Bismarck-based MDU Resources Group says the project is not viable due to regulatory uncertainty, limited in-state demand and rising construction, labor and land-acquisition costs. North Dakota’s…

The difficulties of clearing North Dakota roads after a spring snowstorm

Officials say they've seen this before but the amount of snow and duration of the blizzard was a bit shocking. It's been a strenous few days for ND DOT workers and first responders, but teamwork has gotten through.

NORTH DAKOTA (KVRR) – Many are stuck at home due to a rare spring blizzard causing problems throughout the state. Officials say they’ve seen this before but the amount of snow and duration of the blizzard was a bit shocking. It’s been a strenuous few days for ND DOT workers and first responders, but teamwork has gotten through. “There was…

Two ND Guard Soldiers Recognized For Saving Migrants From Drowning

GRACIN CLEM & LUIS ALVARADOBISMARCK, N.D. (AP/KVRR) — Two North Dakota Army National Guard soldiers are recognized for saving migrants from drowning at the southern border. Specialists Gracin Clem of Dickinson and Luis Alvarado of Bismarck were conducting surveillance for U.S. Customs and Border Protection on March 22nd. That’s when they saw five migrants attempting to cross the Rio Grande…

Woman pleads not guilty to neglecting baby who died

BISMARCK, N.D. – A Bismarck woman has pleaded not guilty to neglecting her newborn daughter who was found dead when police were called to her home. The felony child neglect charge against 26-year-old Cassandra Black Elk could send her to prison for five years if she is convicted. A South Central District judge scheduled a trial to begin Aug. 2….

Bismarck Police investigating homicide

Officers responded to the area of Hawken and Stevens Streets for a report of shots fired shortly before 9am.

BISMARCK, N.D. (KFGO/KVRR) – The Bismarck Police Department is investigating a homicide that left a 22-year-old man dead early this morning. Officers responded to the area of Hawken and Stevens Streets for a report of shots fired shortly before 9am. They arrived to find a man dead from a gunshot wound. Residents in the area reported hearing screams and gunshots….

Bismarck woman worried about her homeland near Ukraine

A woman in Bismarck has family in Ukraine and is affected by the Russia crisis.

BISMARCK, N.D. (KVRR) — The Russia-Ukraine crisis has some ties to residents of North Dakota. Eastern Europeans in North Dakota anxiously await what is next for Ukraine after Russia’s invasion. Especially one Bismarck woman who runs a grocery store specializing in Ukranian and Russian products, she wonders what this means for her business. “I am not sure what is going…

UPDATE: I-29 & I-94 Both Open, No Travel Advised

MnDOT has closed Highway 210 from Fergus Falls to Breckenridge

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR Update 8:30pm 02/22/22) — The continued storm has led to a number of flight cancellations at Fargo’s Hector International Airport. As far as the roads, both I-29 and I-94 are back open but no travel is advised due to blowing snow and dangerously brutal wind chills. North Dakota Highway Patrol says speeds are reduced. A number of…

Russia-Ukraine Conflict Has Ties to Bismarck women

NORTH DAKOTA (KVRR) – The Russia Ukraine conflict has ties to two people from Bismarck. According to NATO, Russia is still sending troops to Ukraine despite President Vladamir Putin’s insistence to negotiate a solution to the crisis. The U.S. and NATO believe an invasion is imminent. Ukrainians raised national flags and sang the country’s anthem to mark Unity Day, created…