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Advocates For MSUM Theatre Program Speak Out Against Cuts, Association Plans Forum

MSUM Faculty Association is hosting a public forum Monday night on the recent decision to cut 11 majors and numerous staff positions.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — “It makes the light at the end of the tunnel not seem so bright; I just think a huge letdown,” MSUM Theatre Student Connor Murphy said. After a public meeting, MSUM announced it would cut 11 majors at the university to solve a 6 million dollar budget deficit. One of the programs is the Theatre Arts Program….

Kurdish Protest in Downtown Fargo Over Treatment in Iran

Farok says both Americans and the Kurdish people share the same type of democratic values in supporting civil liberties and free speech.

  FARGO, N.D. — Protesters armed with signs, chants and their dedication to get awareness and help for the Kurds dying in protests against the Iranian government. “The Iranian government is very, very clever and very good at shutting media down and shutting internet down so if you’re own city so if your protesting the next city won’t know your…

THE BUZZ: October 6th, 2017 Celebrated as National Plus Size Appreciation Day

The national day calendar states October 6, 2017 is the first year it is being celebrated as a holiday for all those plus sized

  NATIONAL — Beauty comes in all shapes and sizes and today is the day to celebrate it. Today is National Plus Size Appreciation Day. The national day calendar states October 6, 2017 is the first year it is being celebrated as a holiday for all those plus sized. The calendar is asking you to help build confidence in someone…

Police Clarify Details on a Standoff with a Teenager in Grand Forks

Officers said the SWAT team was not involved despite other media reports

GRAND FORKS, ND — Officers in Grand Forks are clearing up details about a standoff with a potentially armed teenager Friday afternoon. They said despite other media reports, the SWAT team was not involved. At around noon, they said the teenager left school and went inside a family member’s home at the Valley Ho Mobile Home Park. Officers said there…

Former UND Flight Instructor Sentenced for Child Porn

Authorities were tipped off by two UND students in 2016

  GRAND FORKS, ND — A former UND flight instructor is headed to prison for 16 years on child porn charges. Eric Basile, 38, of Grand Forks, will also serve 15 years of supervised release and pay 24,000 to the Crime Victim’s Fund. Authorities were tipped off by two UND students in 2016. Basile’s work computer and other media contained…

Fargo PD’s Cultural Liaison Officer Building Bridges in the Community

The two women involved in a cultural dispute share hugs and forgiveness after meeting with police

FARGO, ND — In a story KVRR first brought you Tuesday, the women at the center of a racist rant in the middle of a Fargo Walmart parking lot have come together and are moving forward. It’s the video that went viral on social media. Within 30 minutes of posting it, more than 200 shares and thousands of reactions worldwide….

Patty Wetterling Breaks Her Silence; Says She’s Still Learning Her “New Role”

Wetterling is speaking to the media for the first time since Danny Heinrich, the man responsible for kidnapping and murdering her son Jacob, was sentenced. Our Sister Station, KDLT, Interviewed Her For Our Story

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Patty Wetterling is in Sioux Falls, preparing to talk with health officials on how to promote child safety and prevent infant abductions. Wetterling is speaking to the media for the first time since Danny Heinrich, the man responsible for kidnapping and murdering her son Jacob, was sentenced. It took 27 years to solve the mystery. After…

Moorhead Police Searching for Suspect in Hijab Harassment Case

Despite previous media reports, charges are possible if they find the suspect

MOORHEAD, Minn. — After a Moorhead woman was harassed for wearing her hijab, officers say charges against the suspect areĀ possible, contrary to other media reports. They are still trying to figure out exactly who the suspect is. Family members say Fardoso Mohamed was shopping in the Moorhead Hornbacher’s with her one-year-old son on Monday when an older man asked Mohamed…

Moorhead Police: Charges Possible in Hijab Harassment Case, Family Speaks Out

Officers say Fardoso Mohamed was shopping in the Moorhead Hornbacher's with her 1-year-old son on Monday when an older man asked Mohamed to take off her hijab

MOORHEAD, Minn. — After a Moorhead woman was harassed for wearing her hijab, officers say charges against the suspect “are” possible, contrary to other media reports. They are still trying to figure out exactly who the suspect is. Officers say Fardoso Mohamed was shopping in the Moorhead Hornbacher’s with her 1-year-old son on Monday when an older man asked Mohamed…

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How to Spot the Fake Forecast

It’s not easy to decipher our local weather into 140 characters. But how can we make sure that the information we get is as accurate as possible? Mobile apps and Social media have become an increasingly popular way to get weather information. Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram give us pictures, facts and hearsay from friends and family. But is it the…