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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”…

Funeral Services Held for Former Napoleon Officer

City officials are not commenting while the investigation continues

DEVILS LAKE, ND — Funeral services were held today in Devils Lake for a former officer who took his own life. Nathan Weber was terminated by the Napoleon City Council in February along with Police Chief James Waldo. Both men decided to sue the city. But on April 26, the 31-year-old Weber took his own life. His mother wrote on…

Tufte Children Laid to Rest; Support Continues for Family

The children of Dawn and Brandon Tufte died last month after fire engulfed their mobile home in Carrington

  CARRINGTON, N.D. — It was an emotion packed day inside the Carrington High School Gymnasium. Funeral services were held for 11-year-old Alex Tufte, his 8-year-old sister Melody and 7-year-old brother Spencer. The children of Dawn and Brandon Tufte died last month after fire engulfed their mobile home in Carrington. Dawn, Brandon and a family friend, Garrett Phillips, survived the…

More than $60,000 Raised for Carrington Family After Fatal Fire

The local police department has turned the investigation over to the BCI and state fire marshal

  CARRINGTON, N.D. — As a community continues to mourn, authorities have confirmed the identities of three young children killed in a weekend house fire in Carrington, North Dakota. Alex Tufte, 11, his 8-year-old sister Melody and 7-year-old brother Spencer died early Saturday when fire engulfed their mobile home. Their parents, Dawn and Brandon Tufte and a third adult survived…

Minnesota Lawmakers Proposing to Halt Viewing Casket Tax

The proposal has heavy support from many lawmakers

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesota lawmakers are hoping to put a stop to the state’s tax on the use of viewing coffins during funerals. The proposal has heavy support from both party sides because while caskets or urns are exempt from tax, the “viewing coffins” used during the funeral is subject to a nearly seven percent state sales tax. Governor…