Fergus Falls couple welcomes New Years Day baby at Sanford Medical Center

"It feels good. It's exciting. Yeah, it's a good way to start 2021 for sure."

FARGO, N.D.- 2021 is already off to a good start for a Fergus Falls couple who welcomed a son at Sanford Family Birth Center in Fargo on New Year’s Day. “I’m John Walvatne, this is my wife Ahna and this is our new little man Asher John.” As the world celebrated the new year, a Fergus Falls couple welcomed an…

Holiday Blood Drive: One West Fargo Couple’s Story About Giving and Receiving

As a constant supporter and right hand, Tim decided he has more than enough blood and platelets to help others

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Medical experts say blood donations are in higher demand during the holiday season and one man is doing his part to make a difference. Donating blood two to three times a year was routine for Tim Mehl. “But in 2013 it became more personal…we spent a lot of time in the hospital befriending people that had…

Brides to Be Getting an Inside Look at What Their Big Day May Look Like

If saying those two magical words are in your near future then a one stop shop could take a lot of bridal stress of your shoulders

FARGO, N.D. — If saying those two magical words are in your near future then a one stop shop could take a lot of bridal stress of your shoulders. The bridal fantasy show comes to Fargo every year to show soon to be newlyweds all of the options they have for their big day. From photographers to decorators and even…

A Local Alpaca Farm Changing the Game for North Dakota Farmers from Start to Finish

And coincidentally falling onto 10–7 Galchutt Avenue, Ten Seven acres was born

GALCHUTT, N.D. — When you hear about a farm in North Dakota, most have cattle roaming the land while crops like corn and soybeans grow in time for harvest. But KVRR’s Jessie Cohen tells us about one unique farm that is utilizing their livestock from beginning to end. “Neither of us had any idea that we’d ever one end up…

Man Charged With Wife’s Murder After Suicide Pact

If convicted, he could face up to life in prison

FARGO, N.D. — A Fargo man has been charged with the murder of his wife after the couple made a suicide pact. Louis and Ila Averson, an elderly couple in poor health, planned to kill themselves by carbon monoxide poisoning. When that didn’t work, Louis shot Ila in the heart and then shot himself. He is now being treated for his…

Split Reactions: Supreme Court’s Ruling on Baker Not Making Same-Sex Marriage Cake

Some in our area feel this is a tough case to be on one side of, while others from North Dakota stand firmly that the court's decision was the right one

FARGO, N.D. — The Supreme Court has ruled in favor of a Colorado baker who refused to bake a wedding cake for a same–sex couple. The court didn’t focus on whether a person or a business can refuse service to gay people, instead ruling that the Colorado Rights Commission, that first heard the case, violated the baker’s rights. “The court’s…

Iowa Couple Celebrates Nearly Eight Decades of Marriage

Their secret? Luck.

VINTON, Iowa — It must have worked because this Iowa couple has been hitched for 79 years. “I said, ‘I’d like to go back and see that girl again’ so that’s where it all started with just trying to vaccinate some pigs,” Keith Elwick said on how he met his future wife at a vet’s office. Keith and Janet say…

Suspect Identified in Possible Murder Suicide in Lennox

They say 35-year-old Stephanie Hoover shot and killed the boy and another man before turning the gun on herself

  LENNOX, SD — Authorities have identified the suspect in a possible murder suicide in Lennox that left two adults and an 8-year-old boy dead. They say 35-year-old Stephanie Hoover shot and killed the boy and another man before turning the gun on herself. The victims have not been identified, but authorities say all three are related to each other….

Garth Brooks Makes Good on His Promise for One Fargo Couple

Garth Brooks is flying one local fargo couple out to his concrt in Philadelphia

  FARGO, N.D. — Superstars and celebrities make promises to their fans all the time. But the legendary Garth Brooks is keeping his word when it comes to a Fargo couple. If it’s one thing Siri Freeh knows, it’s music. As co-host for Froggy 99.9’s Morning Splash, Freeh gets to rub elbows with some of the most famous country music…

Los Angeles Couple Arrested After Minneapolis Flight Has to Return to Airport

Airport Officials Say the Couple Caused a Disturbance on the Flight

Courtesy: Metropolitan Airports CommissionTwo passengers were arrested after a Delta Flight had to return to Minneapolis. Blake Fleisig, 35 and 36-year old Anna Koosmann, both of Los Angeles, were taken to jail but have since been released. Koosmann, who also has an Edina address, was cited with disorderly conduct and obstruction while Fleisig was cited for disorderly conduct. Airport officials…