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….

“Clow Fire” That Spread From Kittson County Into Manitoba Is Nearly Contained

One cabin was destroyed and other structures were threatened

KITTSON COUNTY, Minn. — Dry conditions and winds gusting to nearly 40 miles per hour fanned a wildfire that burned about 1500 acres of grassland in Kittson County. The “Clow Fire” about 10 miles northwest of Lancaster was 70% contained as of Wednesday morning. DNR fire crews were on scene overnight watching for more flare-ups. The half-mile wide wildfire was…

Red River Basin Commission Discusses Ideas Concerning Red River Viability

Forty four board members from North Dakota, Minnesota, South Dakota, and Manitoba talk about several topics

FARGO, N.D. — Once every three months, officials from across the Red River basin gather to discuss issues that will impact the river and its surrounding communities. There are over forty members on the board for the Red River Basin Commission, and they discuss issues such as drought and water quality. Several prominent leaders, such as Fargo City Commissioner Dave Piepkorn…

Fargo Post 2 Wins Pair of Home Games

Post 2 downs Manitoba and West Fargo on Wednesday

FARGO, N.D. — In its first two games since winning the Fargo-Moorhead Tournament, Fargo Post 2 continued its dominance with a pair of wins on Wednesday. Post 2 took down Manitoba behind an impressive offensive performance to win 11-6. In the second game of the day, West Fargo was the victim. Fargo won that contest 7-5 in come-from-behind fashion. Categories:…