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The upcoming full moon is the second this month and showing up when it is nearly as far away from Earth as can be. Categories: Weather Blog, Weather Notes Tags: BLUE, earth, jupiter, mars, mercury, micro, moon, Planets, saturn, SPACE, stars, venus

Red River Valley Celebrates World Autism Awareness Day By Going Blue

North Dakota's Autism Center will also have festivities on April 12

WEST FARGO, N.D. — While many are only celebrating World Autism Awareness Day, North Dakota’s Autism Center also plans to have festivities next Friday. The Autism Center’s “AuSome Evening” will be at the Hilton Garden Inn at 5:30 to celebrate the success of the kids who attend the center. But that doesn’t mean there are no celebrations today. Staff and children…

Freedom Elementary School Principal Surprises Students with Blue Ribbon Award

Kids at freedom elementary in West Fargo were expecting a presentation about bullying, but instead they became a part of their own game show...three strikes and you're out!

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Three North Dakota schools have been added to the list of nationally recognized blue ribbon schools. KVRR’s Jessie Cohen joins us live to tell us how one local principal surprised his students with the announcement. Kids at freedom elementary in West Fargo were expecting a presentation about bullying, but instead they became a part of their…

Frontier Man Arrested After K-9 Unit Finds Him Hiding in Restaurant Dumpster

Tanner Oye, 23, ran from officers, then was tracked down by K9 Blue at nearby Burger King

FARGO, N.D. — You can run but you can’t hide from K9 Blue. Twenty-three–year–old Tanner Oye of Frontier was wanted on outstanding warrants. But when officers from the Cass County Sheriff’s Office and Fargo Police Department showed up at his house last night, Oye ran. K9 Blue tracked him to a dumpster at Burger King on 52nd Avenue South in…

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…

Clay County Asks for Public Support for Police by Wearing Blue

Friday's celebration is a part of National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Clay County officials are asking their citizens to show support for police. This is National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day, but the county is celebrating all week. The Clay County Joint Powers Committee wants the people of Clay County to wear blue on Friday. Moorhead Schools are a part of the celebration and hope that their students get…

Longfellow Elementary Celebrates Becoming a Blue Ribbon School

Representatives from the state, both senators office's and alumni came to the assembly to speak to the students about this accomplishment

FARGO, ND — In September, Longfellow Elementary was named a National Blue Ribbon School for 2017 and now they’re celebrating. Representatives from the state, both senators offices and alumni came to the assembly to speak to the students about this accomplishment. Longfellow is the fourth school in the Fargo School District to receive this prestigious award. The principal says one…

Petitioners On Track to Adding Blue Law Repeal to the 2018 Ballot

Many shoppers signed the petition while waiting for Walmart to open on Sunday morning

FARGO, ND — Petitioners are making progress in allowing voters to decide if North Dakota will keep Blue Laws in the 2018 election. The state laws do not allow businesses to open before noon on Sundays. At 11:30 Sunday morning, cars drove by the dark entrance of Walmart on 13th Avenue South in Fargo to run weekend errands. But like…

Petitioners Hope to End Blue Laws in North Dakota

North Dakota Open on Sundays held a petition stand at West Acres Mall to end the blue laws

FARGO, ND — The “North Dakota Open on Sundays” group spent their day asking people to sign their petition at West Acres Mall. While dozens of states still have some form of Sunday sales law, North Dakota may be the strictest when it comes to retail business hours. The “Blue Law” states that any retail business cannot open before noon…