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Body of U.S. Marine From MN Returns Home

The body of 20-year-old Lance Cpl. Riley Kuznia of Karlstad, Minnesota, was flown into the Fargo, North Dakota, airport late Thursday and turned over to his family.

Officials have identified the Marine killed in a New Year’s Day shooting at a barracks in Southeast, D.C. as 20-year-old Riley Kuznia  FARGO, ND– The body of a U.S. Marine from Minnesota who was fatally shot at the Marine Barracks in Washington, D.C., has been returned to his hometown for memorial services. The body of 20-year-old Lance Cpl. Riley Kuznia…

Fargo Man Sentenced For Sexual Abuse Of One-Year-Old Child

Arranged Meeting With Man From Las Vegas To Assault Child In Moorhead

A Fargo man is sentenced to 35 years in prison after setting up a meeting with a Las Vegas man in Moorhead where they both sexually assaulted a one-year-old child. 36-year-old Dustin Kewley first came to the attention of authorities when he began communicating with an undercover officer in Washington, D.C. After he sent a child porn video, the local…

Sharing War Stories: 88 Local Veterans Spent Two Days In Washington, D.C.

They were selected for the latest North Dakota-Minnesota Veterans Honor Flight

FARGO, N.D. — They were a group of 88 of our area’s finest service members. They were just the latest heroes to take the North Dakota-Minnesota Veterans Honor Flight to Washington, D.C. We went along for the ride and it was a 2-day whirlwind of activity as we took in memorial after memorial, shared lunches and snacks and more importantly shared…

Wounded War Veteran From Hawley, Minnesota Prepares For Honor Flight

Curtis Johnson Was Wounded During The War In Korea In 1952

HAWLEY, Minn. — On Sunday, another group of our local war heroes will board a plane for our nation’s capital. Veterans from World War Two, Korea and Vietnam are taking the Honor Flight to see the memorials in their honor. KVRR anchor TJ Nelson and chief photographer John Hanson are going on the trip. They had the privilege of meeting just…

People Celebrating Civically Active Women and Those Running for Office at Nation’s First Nonpartisan 5K

Over 500 people ran in Washington D.C. while people from 25 other states were signed up virtually to run in their home towns

FARGO, N.D. — The country’s first nonpartisan 5K celebrating women getting civically active and running for office is happening nationwide. Those who put together the Courage to Run 5K say democracy is a marathon. Whether you are looking to run a physical race or a political race, you need a focused mindset, heartfelt vision and physical endurance. Over 500 people…

Farmers And Ranchers Head To D.C. To Push For Action On New Farm Bill

National Farmers Union's Legislative Fly-In, September 12-14

BISMARCK, N.D. — More than 100 North Dakotans will be in Washington, D.C., this week to draw attention to the farm bill. The delegation is part of 350 family farmers and ranchers from across the country that will be participating in National Farmers Union’s Legislative Fly-In, September 12-14. They will meet with lawmakers on Capitol Hill and Trump administration officials talk…

Second Lady Karen Pence To Visit North Dakota Bee Farm

Karen Pence will visit Dietzler Honey Bee business in Larimore

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — While Vice President Mike Pence visits Grand Forks Air Force Base on Wednesday, his wife will be on a farm. Second Lady Karen Pence will visit Dietzler Honey Bee business in Larimore to learn more about the bee business. Last year, the Second Lady installed a beehive on the grounds of the Vice President’s home in…

Fentanyl Ring Investigation Lands North Dakota Prosecution Team DEA Award

"Administrator's Award for Outstanding Group Achievement"

U.S. Attorney for North Dakota Christopher Myers/Bailey Henke, Grand ForksFARGO, N.D. — An investigation into a deadly fentanyl ring has resulted in a prestigious award for U.S. Attorney Christopher Myers and his team. The DEA has recognized the team of investigators and prosecutors with the “Administrator’s Award for Outstanding Group Achievement” at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. This is the…

Local Spellers Make It Through 3rd Round Of National Spelling Bee, But Their Journey Ends

8th graders from Fargo and Crookston Did Not Score Enough Points To Make The Finals

Tobi Shorunke-Fargo/Ainsley Boucher-CrookstonWASHINGTON, D.C. — It was smooth sailing through round three of the spelling bee for Ben Franklin 8th grader Tobi Shorunke of Fargo. Shorunke easily spelled the word “deliverable” in round 3 and now moves on to the 4th round. He is the only speller from North Dakota to make this year’s spelling bee. Ainsley Boucher, an 8th…

North Dakota’s Top Speller Makes It To The Next Round

Tobi Shorunke is an 8th grader at Ben Franklin Middle School in Fargo, Ainsley Boucher of Crookston is one of 8 Minnesotans in the contest

WASHINGTON, D.C. — North Dakota’s top speller made it to round two of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. So how did Tobi Shorunke of Fargo do Tuesday afternoon? His word was “portulaca” and he asked for the definition. Any plant of a genus of mainly tropical succulent herbs having usually yellow, pink, red, white or purple ephemeral flowers with four…