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$60 million to go towards repairing Minnesota bridges in 2022

MINNESOTA (KVRR) – Minnesota officials tout $60 million going towards bridge repairs this year. The money is from the infrastructure law signed by President Biden last year. The state’s Department of Transportation says 660 bridges in Minnesota are in poor condition. The state knows all too well how important it is to have updated infrastructure. In 2007, the Interstate 35W…

Winter cold causes frequent car problems

These cripplingly cold temps are leading a lot of folks to call for tow truck help.

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) – These cripplingly cold temps are leading a lot of folks to call for tow truck help. Employees at Aggressive Towing say business is booming and they’re getting requests for tows as fast as they can do them. Some places aren’t taking appointments and it’s first come first serve. Aggressive Towing will give priority to people stuck…

ND & MN congressional delegations describe what they saw during the capitol insurrection

WASHINGTON (KVRR) – One year ago former President Trump held a “Stop The Steal” rally. Some of his supporters broke into the U.S. capitol while the Senate was certifying election results. “I have vivid memories of being on the Senate floor and watching the Vice President being quickly moved off of the Senate floor trying to understand what was happening…

Dilworth Police Chief Under Fire For Alleged Tweets

1/8 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/8 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/8 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/8 Show Caption Hide Caption 5/8 Show Caption Hide Caption 6/8 Show Caption Hide Caption 7/8 Show Caption Hide Caption 8/8 Show Caption Hide Caption   DILWORTH, Minn. (KVRR) – Tweets calling President Biden a terrorist have allegedly been sent by Dilworth Police Chief Ty…

Kim Potter trial: ‘Outcome’ reached, will be read between 1:30-2 PM

Kim Potter MINNEAPOLIS (FOX 9) – The jury has reached an “outcome” in the trial of Kim Potter for the deadly shooting of 20-year-old Daunte Wright, a Black man, during a traffic stop earlier this year. The former Brooklyn Center police officer’s trial began on Nov. 30 with jury selection. The state and the defense delivered opening statements on Dec. 8, followed…

Jury in Kim Potter trial ends another day without verdict

Kim Potter MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A Minnesota jury has ended its second day of deliberations without reaching a verdict in the manslaughter trial of the suburban Minneapolis police officer who fatally shot Black motorist Daunte Wright. The jury weighing Kim Potter’s fate broke at about 6 p.m. Tuesday. They deliberated for about half a day Monday. Jurors asked Judge Regina…

MN & ND among least safest states during pandemic

UNITED STATES (KVRR) – States in our region are among the most dangerous to live in during the Covid-19 pandemic according to WalletHub. North Dakota comes in 44th and Minnesota is 40th. The website compared all states and the District of Columbia for rates of transmission, positive testing, hospitalizations and deaths and the amount of eligible people getting vaccinated. WalletHub…

Moorhead School Board changes quarantine & masking rules

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) – The Moorhead School Board votes to replace in-school close contact quarantine for students with testing and make masking inside buildings optional. The quarantine changes begins January 3 for the high school, career academy and preschools, Jan. 17 for middle schools and Jan. 31 for elementary schools. Masks become optional for preschools on Jan. 3, the high…