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MSUM Move In Day 2017

students get ready for new school year with welcome week

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Some would say college is the best four years of your life. For many students at MSUM, their journey is just beginning. “I’m super excited for new friends, new adventures and the bunch of different classes I’ll be taking,” said freshman Ruth Goedtke. MSUM’s welcome week is here, bringing new and returning students to campus. The Dragon…

Is it Safe to Take a Swim in the Red River?

A deeper look into the Red River to see if it's actually safe to swim in after recent drownings

FARGO, ND — Fargo Police have identified the man who drowned after going swimming in the Red River in Lindenwood Park. Hari Pradhan, 32, of Fargo, went into the river Monday afternoon but did not come back out. He is the third swimmer to die in the Red River this summer. Not only is the river proving to be dangerous…

Body Pulled from the Red River After Search for Swimmer in Lindenwood Park

Rescue crews across the FM area spent all day looknig for a man who hasn't returned from the Red River

FARGO, ND — Authorities confirm they have pulled a body from the Red River in Lindenwood Park. His identity is being withheld until family is notified. This, after the man’s friends said they saw him go into the river and not come back. At about 1:30 p.m. crews responded to Lindenwood Park after two people saw a man go into…

Fergus Falls Construction Worker Critically Injured in Possible Distracted Driving Crash

Authorities say the worker is a sign holder and was with a crew doing street work when she was hit by the vehicle

  EAST BETHEL, Minn. — A Fergus Falls construction worker is in grave condition after being hit by a car while working on the job in East Bethel. The Anoka County Sheriff’s Office says the worker, a 33-year-old woman from Fergus Falls, was airlifted to Hennepin County Medical Center after being hit by a car being driven by a 19-year-old…

Cause of Explosion Released at Hankinson Renewable Energy Plant

Both augers were up and running again Sunday afternoon

HANKINSON, ND — No one was hurt after a fire and explosion at the Hankinson Renewable Energy Plant. It was reported Saturday night shortly after 9:30. Richland County Director of Emergency Services Brett Lambrecht says the majority of the fire was put out within 45 minutes but crews did stay on scene to monitor hot spots. Lambrecht says the fire…

Firefighter Has Minor Injuries After Fire at J.R. Simplot Plant in Grand Forks

The cause of the fire is under investigation

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — A fire and explosion in a piece of equipment at J.R. Simplot in Grand Forks slightly injured a firefighter this morning. “Crews were able to extinguish it rather quickly,” said Captain Darren Schimke. “In the process of that there was a minor explosion. No injuries were caused from that explosion. Some of the fire did spread…

Detroit Lakes Teen Hit by BNSF Train While Crossing Tracks

They say the crew on board spotted the teen and sounded the bell and horn, but the male didn't appear to hear the train coming

  DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — A Detroit Lakes teen was taken to the hospital after being hit by a BNSF train while trying to cross the tracks. Police say a 13-year-old was hit by the train along Highway 10 between Corbett and Jackson Avenue. They say the crew on board spotted the teen and sounded the bell and horn, but…

Cone Zone Time: West Fargo Road Work to Begin in April

The city will make improvements to 12th Avenue Northeast, 9th Street East and 13th Avenue East and First Avenue East

  WEST FARGO, N.D. — Road work in West Fargo will kick into high gear in early April. The city will make improvements to 12th Avenue Northeast, 9th Street East and 13th Avenue East and First Avenue East. Crews will complete a two-year construction project on 12th to update 2.5 miles of rural, two-lane road from County Road 17 to…

KVRR’s Weekend Crew Takes on the Cardboard Sled Race

Three members of KVRR's weekend staff duke it out on the slopes

FARGO, N.D. — It’s the race of the century. Three members of KVRR’s Weekend Crew took to┬áthe hills in their very own structurally sound cardboard sleds. Competitor One: Nick “Potato Man” Broadway, Weekend Anchor and Multi-Media Journalist. Competitor Two: Jason “The Action” Cerjak, Weekend Meteorologist and Reporter. Competitor Three: Jake “Stofers” Stofan, Multi-Media Journalist on weekdays and weekends. Competitor Four:…