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UPDATE: Active Shooter Call at Sheyenne High School Result of Others Talking About Restaurant Shooting

Administrative and counseling teams will be available in the morning for anyone needs support.

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR-UPDATE 7PM) — Shortly after the shooting at Plaza Azteca, someone inside Sheyenne High School heard bits and pieces of what was happening, panicked and called 9-1-1 to report a shooter at the school. That’s according to West Fargo Public School officials. Hundreds of people attending an all-city track meet were being ushered into the school as…

Update: Driver of vehicle in slough near Hawley identified

HAWLEY, Minn. (KVRR) – The driver of a vehicle that crashed into a slough near Hawley was a Detroit Lakes man. Clay County Sheriff Mark Empting says the driver was 27-year-old Tyler McCloskey. Just after 4:00 p.m. Wednesday, Hawley Police received information of something suspicious floating in a slough in the 1800 block of 225th St. N. Empting says investigators…

Fire damages Lake Park American Legion Hall

Fire Chief Dave Coufal said it was a very hot fire, one of the hotter fires they’ve had to fight.

LAKE PARK, Minn. (KFGO-KVRR) – Fire caused heavy damage to the Lake Park, Minnesota American Legion. The fire was reported shortly after 8 p.m Sunday by a passerby. Police Chief Brady Burnside said there was significant heat and smoke damage, mostly to the interior of the building. Fire Chief Dave Coufal said it was a very hot fire, one of…

Fatal fire in rural Clay County, MN

They discovered a body in the debris and has has been transported to the Ramsey County Medical Examiners Office for positive identification.

CLAY COUNTY, MN – Fire officials in Clay County, MN find a body after fighting a structure fire. Just after 1:00 p.m. on Saturday the Clay County Sheriff’s Office along with multiple departments responded to a fire call at 26627 43rd Avenue North in rural Clay County. The departments found a single family residence fully engulfed in flames. They believed…

After 50 years, Deputy Herb Nelson is ready to retire

78-year-old Deputy Herb Nelson will retire in a few months from the Clay County Sheriff's Office

CLAY COUNTY, Minn. (KVRR) — A Clay County Sheriff’s deputy who’s worn the badge for nearly 50 years is getting ready to retire. Herb Nelson was running a barber shop in Hawley, Minn. when he told a couple of deputies who came in for haircuts that he’d be interested in working with them. That conversation changed his life. “They came…

2021 National Runner-Up Mrs. Agriculture USA Advocates for Agriculture

"I found Miss Agriculture USA and it is exactly what I was looking for."

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – You may have heard of Miss USA. But have you ever heard of Miss Agriculture USA? An NDSU graduate and three-time Miss Agriculture USA title holder for North Dakota has been actively involved in agriculture her whole life. “I grew up on a hobby farm in Hawley, Minnesota so that is kind of where it all…