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Trial scheduled in fatal health clinic shooting

BUFFALO, Minn. – A jury trial has been scheduled for a Minnesota man accused of walking into a medical clinic and opening fire, killing one staff member and wounding four others last year. Gregory Ulrich will stand trial beginning May 16 on charges of murder, attempted murder and other counts in the Feb. 9 shooting at the Allina Health Clinic…

People celebrate Christmas at the 1916 Buffalo High School

"Everything is a labor of love, it takes a lot of helping hands to do what we do."

BUFFALO, N.D. (KVRR) -A renovated 1916 High School building in Buffalo, North Dakota is now the town’s hotspot for social gatherings.  Christmas comes alive on Pearl Street as people from around the area fill into Buffalo’s renovated 1916 High School building to socialize, eat, and shop. “The school just becomes this old-fashioned Christmas. We deck the halls and want people…

Minnesota clinic shooting brings premeditated murder charge

Prosecutors say Ulrich walked into the clinic on Feb. 9 and opened fire, killing 37-year-old medical assistant Lindsay Overbay.

BUFFALO, Minn. – A Minnesota man accused of killing a staff member at a medical clinic and wounding four others during a February shooting is now facing an upgraded murder charge. A grand jury indicted Gregory Ulrich with one count of first-degree premeditated murder. He’s also charged with four counts of first-degree attempted murder in the shooting at the Allina…

Social Distancing: Baby Buff

Spring Brings Renewal & Hope

Spring is a time of renewal, and a time of hope. Hope that we’re getting closer to the end of the pandemic, that vaccines can get distributed quickly. Nature can be a wonderful example of that, and we’ve got a good one today. One of the most beautiful spots in this part of the country is Custer State Park in…

Doctors Face Violence Over Opioids, Underscored By Clinic Shooting

Doctors say they’re facing increasing threats of violence for refusing to prescribe opioids or trying to wean patients off the addictive painkillers. The issue was underscored by this weeks shooting at a Buffalo, Minnesota clinic that left one person dead and four injured. Authorities say 67-year-old Gregory Ulrich was angry about his medical treatment and had threatened a similar mass…

Sculptor Of Jamestown’s Biggest Tourist Attraction Dies At 91

The sculpture was given the nickname "Dakota Thunder" in 2010

JAMESTOWN, N.D. — The man who brought us the World’s Largest Buffalo in Jamestown has died. Elmer Petersen was 91. The La Crosse, Wisconsin man sculpted the 26-foot tall buffalo in 1959. It has become a significant tourist draw for Jamestown and can be seen while driving along I-94. The sculpture was given the nickname “Dakota Thunder” in 2010. Petersen…

11-year-old Buffalo Boy Killed In Polaris Ranger Crash Identified

The crash happened around 3 Sunday afternoon just east of Buffalo, North Dakota.

BUFFALO, N.D. — An 11-year-old boy is dead and a 14-year-old girl is at Sanford in Fargo after rolling their Polaris Ranger. The crash happened around 3 Sunday afternoon just east of Buffalo, North Dakota. North Dakota Highway Patrol says Owen Steckler turned and lost control going into a ditch. He was thrown and died at the scene. Owen was…

School District Sued Over Treatment of Transgender Student

School officials have denied the allegations in the lawsuit.

BUFFALO, Minn.–A mother is suing a Minnesota school district, claiming it discriminated against her son because he’s transgender. The lawsuit filed in Wright County alleges Buffalo Community Middle School repeatedly isolated her son from his classmates, limited his access to a suitable restroom and removed him from physical education classes. Woods wanted to use the boys’ bathrooms and locker rooms…