Death

INTERVIEW: National Workers Memorial Ceremony Honors People Who Lost Their Lives on the Job

A local group hopes to make work places safer for all.

FARGO, N.D. — Each year, union supporters remember those who lost their lives while on the job. A local group hopes to make work places safer for all. KVRR’s Shiina LoSciuto spoke with Terry Jones of the Northern Plains United Labor Council on what this ceremony means to the community. REPORTER SHIINA LOSCIUTO: In 2016, eight workers died in North Dakota….

Friday, April 21st Declared “Prince Day” Across Minnesota

Prince died April 21st of last year of an accidental painkiller overdose

  MINNESOTA — Gov. Dayton has declared Friday as “Prince Day” across Minnesota to honor the legacy of the homegrown music legend. Prince died April 21st of last year of an accidental painkiller overdose. The proclamation coincides with memorial celebrations taking place at the First Avenue night club in Minneapolis and at Paisley Park in Chanhassen. Dayton says Prince “showcased…

Man Dies in Moorhead Duplex Fire

The fire also left two victims hospitalized

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Firefighters were called out early this morning to a fire at a Moorhead duplex.  Two people were hospitalized and an elderly man died. It was 1:40 this morning when firefighters were called to 2422 Country Club Parkway in Moorhead. “They arrived to find a significant amount of fire showing from the street side and when crews made…

Woman Pulled From Red River has Died

Police, fire and ambulance crews responded to Iwen Park at 52nd Avenue and University Drive shortly after 2:30 p.m.

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo police say a woman has died after being pulled out of the Red River in South Fargo earlier this afternoon. Authorities tell us they do not suspect foul play. They have not released the woman’s name. People at Iwen park say they spotted the woman in the water. Officers responded at around 2:30 p.m. to the 4900…

Charges Dropped After Ward County Sheriff Resigns

Agreement Ends 43 Years In Law Enforcement

MINOT, N.D. – The embattled sheriff in Ward County, North Dakota is out. The county commission reached an agreement with Steve Kukowski that ends the civil action to remove him from office and drop any criminal charges. Kukowski had faced charges in the 2014 death of a jail inmate. It was alleged that he did not attempt to get medical…

Motorcycle Driver Dies From Injuries One Week After Crash

Ran Into Flatbed Trailer On Interstate 94 Last Week

A 26-year-old motorcycle driver has died from her injuries after hitting a flatbed trailer on I-94 last week. The highway patrol says Danika Murphy died Tuesday at Essentia Hospital in Fargo. It was Monday, April 3 when the West Fargo woman was on her motorcycle and merging onto the interstate from the 25th Street South loop ramp around 1:30 in…

Authorities Identify Body Found in Cannonball River Near DAPL Protest Camps

The Morton County Sheriff's Office says the body is that of 35-year-old Damjan Nedelkovski of Glendale

  MORTON COUNTY, N.D. — The body of a California man has been pulled from the Cannonball River. It was found near the site of the former Dakota Access oil pipeline protest camps late yesterday morning. The Morton County Sheriff’s Office says the body is that of 35-year-old Damjan Nedelkovski of Glendale. He had an identification card from the Republic…

UPDATE: Woman Dies After Being Shot in the Head Outside Minneapolis Club

The woman had been shot in the head and a man had been shot in the ankle

1/4 Investigators on the scene of a shooting and stabbing at the Hell’s Lovers Motorcycle Club in north Minneapolis Show Caption Hide Caption 2/4 One woman is dead and two men are injured in a shooting and stabbing in north Minneapolis. Two people have been arrested. Show Caption Hide Caption 3/4 Kelvin McInnis, 31, was arrested at the scene Show…

Man Wanted for Questioning in Sioux Falls Murder Is In Custody

43 year-old Irving Jumping Eagle is considered a person of interest in the death of his 33 year-old wife, who was reporting missing on Sunday.

SIOUX FALLS, SD (KFGO KELO) – A man wanted for questioning in a murder in Sioux Falls has been arrested. 43 year-old Irving Jumping Eagle is considered a person of interest in the death of his 33 year-old wife, who was reporting missing on Sunday. Jumping Eagle was arrested Tues. morning in Deuel County, South Dakota. He was spotted in…

Gaarsland Arrested for Fourth Time in Under a Year

This is the second time this year Gaarsland has been arrested for possession, and the fourth time in under a year

  FARGO, N.D. — The widow of a man beaten to death in a brawl outside a Main Avenue Fargo bar has been arrested again. Laura Gaarsland, the widow of Joey Gaarsland, is charged with felony possession of meth and drug paraphernalia. This is the second time this year Gaarsland has been arrested for possession, and the fourth time in…