George Floyd

WATCH LIVE: Memorial service for George Floyd to be held at 1 p.m.

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn.–A memorial service for George Floyd is being held in Minneapolis at 1 p.m. The service is expected to last two hours. Gov. Tim Walz and Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey will be in attendance. KVRR will stream the memorial on KVRR.com and our Facebook page. Categories: Minnesota News Tags: George Floyd, MEMORIAL SERVICE

Minnesota National Guard activated in Clay County because of “credible threats” during protests planned on Friday

Fargo Police Department is boarding up their windows.

ST.PAUL, MINN. – Governor Tim Walz signed an executive order late Wednesday night activating the Minnesota National Guard to provide safety and protection for Clay County and surrounding areas during demonstrations planned in Fargo in the wake of George Floyd’s death. “The Minnesota National Guard stands ready to provide protection for all Minnesotans,” said Governor Walz. “While Minnesotans turn their…

Social Distancing: Dealing With The Stress

Tips From An Expert For When The Bad News Weighs You Down

  We’ve been trying to navigate through a pandemic. Now we have worldwide protests addressing centuries of mistreatment of black people in America after the death of George Floyd. Some of those have led to violent clashes with law enforcement. Social Media amplifies a lot of the strife. It can feel like you’re mainlining misery, and a lot of times…

City Leaders And Community Organizers Meet To Discuss Inclusivity In The F-M Area

This is happening days before a second march for George Floyd is set to take place in Fargo.

FARGO, N.D.- A second march for George Floyd that was set to happen on Friday has turned into a celebration. This is after conversations that took place at the Sky Commons Conference Center on Wednesday as part of the listening sessions offered by City Leaders to discuss what they can do better. “Today we had a tremendous meeting, had a…

WATCH LIVE: MN Governor Walz talks about additional charges in George Floyd death

Livestream: Governor Tim Walz responds to Attorney General Keith Ellison's announcement and provides an update on tonight's curfew extension | June 3, 2020 Posted by TPT – Twin Cities PBS on Wednesday, June 3, 2020   ST. PAUL, MN — Today, Wednesday, June 3, 2020, Governor Tim Walz will respond to Attorney General Keith Ellison’s charging decision and provide an…

MN Attorney General announces additional charges in George Floyd death

Charges against all 4 Minneapolis officers in death of George Floyd Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison announces criminal charges against Minneapolis police officers Tou Thao, Thomas Lane and J. Alexander Kueng and upgraded charges against Officer Derek Chauvin in the death of George Floyd. The charges: https://bit.ly/3eHyUs4 Posted by Fox 9 on Wednesday, June 3, 2020   MINNEAPOLIS (AP) –…

Klobuchar Tweet: MN Attorney General announces additional charges in George Floyd death

MINNEAPOLIS (FOX 9) – Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison is increasing charges against now-fired Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin to second-degree murder in the death of George Floyd and also charging the three other officers involved, according to U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar. “This is another important step for justice.” Klobuchar wrote on Twitter Wednesday. Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison is leading the prosecution in the…

Organizers plan second protest for George Floyd in Fargo on Friday

FARGO, N.D.–Organizers are planning a second protest to honor the life of George Floyd on Friday. The protest will begin at 1 p.m. in Island Park. Participants will march from Island Park to the Fargo City Hall and partake in a peaceful sit-in. The protest organizers said, “It’s about getting our message across to the lawmakers. We believe by doing…

Department of Human Rights files civil rights charge against Minneapolis Police Department

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn.–The Minnesota Department of Human Rights has opened an investigation into the Minneapolis Police Department after a civil rights charge was filed related to the death of George Floyd. The investigation will determine if the Police Department engaged in discriminatory practices towards people of color over the last 10 years. Gov. Walz made the announcement on Tuesday saying, “Silence…

WATCH LIVE: Gov. Walz to discuss Minnesota’s response to George Floyd’s Death at 2 p.m.

ST. PAUL, Minn.–Gov. Tim Walz is hosting a press conference to discuss Minnesota’s response to George Floyd’s death. Walz will be joined by Lt. Governor Peggy Flanagan, Department of Human Rights Commissioner Rebecca Lucero, Department of Public Safety Commissioner John Harrington and Major General Jon A. Jensen. The press conference will begin at 2 p.m. KVRR will stream the conference…