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Online Petition Asking to Retire Burnsville Teen’s Jersey Number in Honor

It was also the number worn by a Burnsville baseball player who died in 2014

  BURNSVILLE, Minn. — An online petition has been started to retire the jersey number of a high school athlete found dead at NDSU on Sunday. Devin Delaney was a senior at Burnsville High School where he was a well-loved lacrosse and hockey player. He wore the number “6” in both sports. It was also the number worn by a…

Fargo Officers Attend Funeral for Slain Wayzata Officer

Officer William Mathews died at the scene of a crash on September 8th

WAYZATA, Minn. — A Minnesota community coming together to say goodbye to a fallen officer. Wayzata police officer Bill Matthews was killed after being struck by a vehicle last week on the highway while he was removing debris. 54-year-old Beth Freeman has been charged in Matthews’ death. Investigators said she had been on her cell phone and was under the…

Hundreds Attend Funeral for Savanna Greywind in Fargo

Mayor Mahoney said the entire community lost a daughter

FARGO, ND — Hundreds of mourners, many of them wearing red shirts, gathered to remember Savanna Greywind. The funeral at First Assembly Church for the 22-year-old included Native American songs and prayer and tributes from Spirit Lake Tribal Chairwoman Myra Pearson and Fargo Mayor Tim Mahoney. Pearson said she couldn’t find the words to express what happened, but says it…

Funeral Arrangements Set for Fargo’s Savanna Greywind

Savanna's body was pulled from the Red River just over a week ago

  FARGO, ND — Funeral arrangements have been set for Savanna Greywind. According to the Boulger Funeral Home, the funeral service will be held on Thursday, September 7 at 10:30 am at First Assembly Church in Fargo. Savanna’s body was pulled from the Red River just over a week ago. The 22-year-old pregnant woman went missing on August 19th. Her…

Father of U.S. Senator John Hoeven Passes Away

Funeral Will Be Held August 29 For The Longtime Minot Banker

MINOT, ND — North Dakota U.S. Senator John Hoeven’s father has passed away. Jack Hoeven died Saturday at 87. The longtime Minot banker is being remembered as a community supporter who served in numerous organizations and helped develop low-income housing for the elderly. Hoeven helped build Minot’s First Western Bank & Trust from a local start-up in 1964 to a…

Flyover of Vintage Planes Honors Breckenridge Pilot Killed in Plane Crash

A missing man formation flyover was used to honor Yaggie after the service

BRECKENRIDGE, Minn. — Family and friends came together to mourn the loss of the pilot killed in a plane crash near Moorhead last week. The funeral for Mark Yaggie took place at St. Mary’s Catholic Church followed by the interment at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Breckenridge. Yaggie passed away July 2nd when he attempted to land at the Moorhead…

Funeral Arrangements Set for Breckenridge Pilot

The funeral is set for Monday, July 10th at 10:30 am at St. Mary's Church

  BRECKENRIDGE, Minn. — Funeral arrangements have been set for Mark Yaggie. The 41-year-old pilot was killed in a plane crash near the Moorhead airport on Sunday. According to the Joseph Vertin and Sons Funeral Home in Breckenridge, a visitation will be held on Sunday, July 9th from 5-8 p.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Breckenridge. The funeral is…

Pearl Harbor Sailor Finally Laid to Rest

A funeral service was held in Fessenden for sailor 74 years after he gave his life serving his country

FESSENDEN, N.D., — After decades of unanswered questions, a Pearl Harbor sailor was finally identified and brought home. “It’s a Saturday, the county fair is going on three miles from here, and there are hundreds of people out honoring a man they haven’t even seen a picture of until this week in the newspaper,” said Captain Duane Sand with the…

Funeral Services Set for Fargo Man Who Died After Downtown Assault

The funeral Mass will be Tuesday, June 13 at Sts. Anne and Joachim church in Fargo at 10:30 a.m

  FARGO, ND — Funeral arrangements have been set for the Fargo man who died after an assault in downtown Fargo. The visitation for Jamie Grant will be Monday, June 12 at Boulger Funeral Home in Fargo from 5 to 7 p.m. with a prayer service to follow. The funeral Mass will be Tuesday, June 13 at Sts. Anne and…

KVRR News Team Takes Two Awards in AP Great Plains Broadcast Contest

Reporter Shiina LoSciuto and photographer John Hanson placed first for "Spoiled Soil"

  FARGO, ND — We have to take a moment to congratulate our team at KVRR Local News. We won two awards in the 2016 AP Great Plains Broadcast Contest, which included twenty broadcast outlets in North Dakota, South Dakota and Nebraska. Reporter Shiina LoSciuto and Photographer John Hanson placed 1st in the Agriculture category for their story “Spoiled Soil”…