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State Lawmaker Blames Political Opponents For Anti-Islam Posts On Facebook

Rep. Jim Kasper of Fargo says his account may have been hacked

FARGO, N.D. — A Republican state lawmaker from Fargo says he doesn’t know how two anti-Islam posts appeared in his Facebook feed. Rep. Jim Kasper says his account may have been hacked by political opponents. Kasper posting an apology on his personal page to those who can see his posts. He says he has about 4,000 Facebook friends, most of…

North Dakota Democrats Urge Resignation Over Fake Omar Photo

Democratic senators wrote a letter Thursday to the Minot Republican.

BISMARCK, N.D.–North Dakota Senate Democrats have joined the call for state Sen. Oley Larsen to resign his leadership position in the wake of his Facebook posts targeting a Muslim congresswoman. Democratic senators wrote a letter Thursday to the Minot Republican asking that he relinquish his position as president pro tempore. Their letter comes after Larsen sent an email to his…

State Senator From Minot Calls Rep. Ilhan Omar “Elected Terrorist”

Sen. Oley Larsen also posted a fake photo that claims to show Omar holding a weapon at an al-Qaida training camp

MINOT, N.D. — A Republican state senator from Minot calls Minnesota Congresswoman Ilhan Omar an “elected terrorist” on Facebook. Sen. Oley Larsen also posted a fake photo that claims to show Omar holding a weapon at an al-Qaida training camp. It is actually an Associated Press photo taken at a Mogadishu military training campus in 1978, before Omar was born….

“Boost with Facebook” Teaches Local Businesses How to Grow Online

More than 230 local business owners gathered at the Avalon Events Center

FARGO, N.D. — Amanda Rydell has co–owned her vintage rental business for a couple of years. But her two business partners aren’t lifelong friends or former colleagues. “We were friends on Instagram, and then we just realized how much of a passion we have for the same thing, and then all connected and put our business plan together and started…

Mandan Police Investigating Incident At Walmart

The store is currently closed.

MANDAN, ND — According to the Mandan Police Department Facebook page, the Police Department is investigating an incident at Walmart. The store is currently closed. Please do not come to the store at this time. The post was written around NOON on Friday. We’ll have more on this story tonight on KVRR Local News at 6 & 9. Categories: Community,…

Fargo Man Accused Of Stealing A Jeep And Other Vehicle Break-Ins Caught In Grand Forks

Police found 25-year-old Kaccee Morin sitting inside the Jeep

GRAND FORKS, ND — A Fargo man arrested in Grand Forks has been tied to a vehicle theft and series of vehicle break-ins in south Fargo. On Wednesday, someone reported a suspicious vehicle that was parked for an extended time in the parking lot of a Grand Forks apartment building. Police found 25-year-old Kaccee Morin sitting inside the Jeep, ran…

Picture of Crowd Hoisting Woman In Wheelchair At Rock Concert In Minot Goes Viral

A group of good Samaritans hoisted her up on their shoulders so she could see the stage

Kate Marthaler/FacebookMINOT, ND — The best view is always from the top! At a concert for the rock band Weezer at the North Dakota State Fair last Saturday in Minot, a woman using a wheelchair got a great view. A group of Good Samaritans hoisted her up on their shoulders so she could see the stage. Kate Marthaler shared the…

Stamps Honoring State And County Fairs To Be Unveiled At North Dakota State Fair

The four new "Forever" stamps are meant to evoke a nostalgic feeling for America's fairs past and present

1/2 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2 Show Caption Hide Caption MINOT, ND — The COO of the United States Postal Service is heading to the North Dakota State Fair in Minot. David Williams will unveil a series of new stamps celebrating state and county fairs. The unveiling will take place at the fair on Thursday, July 25. The event will…

Facebook Partners With Fargo Coffee Shop Twenty Below to Promote Birthday Stories

Facebook is working with fifty bakeries across the country

FARGO, N.D. — Facebook is partnering with a local business to promote a new feature, and people are getting to pick up some free treats, too. Facebook is launching birthday stories, a feature that allows users to make digital birthday cards for their friends and family. The social media giant partnered with fifty bakeries and coffee shops across the country to…