North Dakota offering Covid-19 vaccines to Manitoba truckers

North Dakota is teaming up with Manitoba to get as many truckers vaccinated as possible.

NORTH DAKOTA & MANITOBA (KVRR) — North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum is handing out a helping hand to Manitoba with a new vaccination rollout project. “The goal is the same for the Premier and myself, which is vaccinate as many people as possible. As quickly as possible with safe and effective vaccines so we can reopen our border and help…

Social Distancing: World’s Largest Snow Maze

Spectacular Maze Is Just Out Of Our Reach, In Southern Manitoba

  Too bad the Canadian border is closed due to COVID, because otherwise it would only be about a three hour drive to see this. The world’s largest snow maze! It opened this weekend in Manitoba. At least we can see it in video, and maybe get some ideas from it. An unseasonably warm winter had delayed the build in…

Canadian Officials Visiting Fargo to Assess Flooding Risks

The Red River helps assess potential flooding in Manitoba.

FARGO, N.D.–Canadian officials are scheduled to visit Fargo and West Fargo on Tuesday to assess potential flood risks. North Dakota Representative Kim Koppelman coordinated the visit with Minister Ron Schuler, the Manitoba Minister of Infrastructure and member of the Manitoba Legislative Assembly. Due to the Red River flowing northward into Winnipeg, Manitoba and ultimately into Hudson Bay, Canadian officials closely…

UND Hockey Looking for Players to ‘Take a Step’ in Exhibition Game

The Fighting Hawks play Manitoba on Saturday at 7:07 p.m.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Saturday’s hockey game between UND and Manitoba may just be an exhibition, but it should provide some insight into the upcoming season. Its’ the first chance for everyone to see how this 2019 squad has come together and the first opportunity for the freshman to show why they’ve done enough to earn playing time “The game…

Manitoba’s Minister of Infrastructure Tours Flood Areas in the Red River Valley

He wants to see how much water is flowing north

FARGO, N.D. — The flood fight isn’t something only people in North Dakota are dealing with. It’s also going to affect our neighbors to the north. Manitoba’s Minister of Infrastructure Ron Schuler spent the day meeting with local representatives and touring the flood area in the Red River Valley and further south. He joined State Representative Kim Koppelman of West Fargo and…

Round Table: UND Hockey 2019 Season Preview

The Fighting Hawks host Manitoba in an exhibition contest Saturday

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — UND hockey takes the ice for the first time on Saturday hosting Manitoba in exhibition. This will be the Fighting Hawks’ first test heading into the 2019 season. The KVRR Sports team breaks down the team’s strengths and weaknesses ahead of Saturday’s contest. Categories: College, KVRR Sports Extra, Top Sports Headlines Tags: Fighting Hawks, Manitoba, UND…

UND Hockey Uses 2018 Shortcomings as Motivation

The Fighting Hawks missed the playoffs for the first time since 2002 last season

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — UND hockey is itching to get back on the ice, and much of that has to do with last seasons shortcomings. The Fighting Hawks missed the playoffs for the first time since 2002, and for the first time in head coach Brad Berry’s three years on the job. The Fighting Hawks’ 11 returners aren’t forgetting that…

Driver Of Crashed Hot Tar Tanker Passes Away

North Dakota Highway Patrol has identified the victim as 21-year-old Bradley Jackson of Woodlands, Manitoba

GRAND FORKS COUNTY, N.D. — The driver of a semi that crashed and spilled a load of hot tar has died of his injuries. North Dakota Highway Patrol has identified the victim as 21-year-old Bradley Jackson of Woodlands, Manitoba. Jackson’s tanker truck left Grand Forks County Road 7 near Thompson last Wednesday and tipped over, spilling 6,000 gallons of hot tar….