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City of Grafton Prepping for Potential Major Flood

Crews have started to bring in supplies to build clay temporary levees.

GRAFTON, N.D. — The city of Grafton is fighting back against the flood waters. Crews have started to stock up to build temporary levees. “Starting tomorrow, there will be temporary dikes built at 5th street at McHugh Avenue and across at the campground entrance,” said Deputy Chief Alex Droske with the Grafton Police Department. “We will also be closing Wakeman…

Cone Zone Time: West Fargo Road Work to Begin in April

The city will make improvements to 12th Avenue Northeast, 9th Street East and 13th Avenue East and First Avenue East

  WEST FARGO, N.D. — Road work in West Fargo will kick into high gear in early April. The city will make improvements to 12th Avenue Northeast, 9th Street East and 13th Avenue East and First Avenue East. Crews will complete a two-year construction project on 12th to update 2.5 miles of rural, two-lane road from County Road 17 to…

Gov. Burgum Vetoes Measure Limiting Governor Employee Bonuses

It was Burgum's first veto of a bill since the Republican won the governorship in November

  BISMARCK, N.D. — Gov. Burgum has vetoed a measure that would limit employee bonuses from the governor. Burgum said the bill “places unprecedented and intentional restrictions” on a governor’s ability to recruit and retain key employees. It was Burgum’s first veto of a bill since the Republican won the governorship in November. The measure was spurred after then-Gov. Dalrymple…

Woodley Takes Plea Deal in DAPL Case

If a judge approves the deal, Woodley will not serve any jail time but will serve one year of unsupervised probation and forfeit $500 bond

  MORTON COUNTY, N.D. — One of the most famous Dakota Access pipeline protesters has reached a plea deal. Actress Shailene Woodley has agreed to plead guilty to misdemeanor disorderly conduct. She was scheduled to stand trial this Friday. If a judge approves the deal, Woodley will not serve any jail time but will serve one year of unsupervised probation…

UND Reacts to Overtime Stunner

North Dakota falls in NCAA Tournament to Boston University.

FARGO, N.D. (UND ATHLETICS) — In a roller coaster of a season for the defending NCAA hockey champions, the ride came to screeching halt for the University of North Dakota Friday afternoon at Scheels Arena. Boston University sophomore defenseman Charlie McAvoy took a backdoor pass from BU’s leading scorer, freshman Clayton Keller, to score the winner in a 4-3 double overtime…

UND Hockey Loses in Double Overtime to Boston

BU came into Fargo as the No. 2 seed while UND was the No. 3 seed for the West Regional

  FARGO, N.D. — The UND Fighting Hawks Hockey team lost a heartbreaker in double overtime to the Boston University Terriers. BU came into Fargo as the No. 2 seed while UND was the No. 3 seed for the West Regional. KVRR Sports Director Keith Albertson will have much more, along with highlights in KVRR Sports Extra. Categories: Community, Local News, News…

Craig Cobb Wants Hate Crime Charges Filed in Church Fire

He is calling the act of his church burning down "terroristic"

NOME, N.D. — A church recently bought by self–proclaimed white supremacist Craig Cobb has burned to the ground in Nome, North Dakota. The Attorney General’s Office says there isn’t any new information to release but Cobb says he knows the fire was set intentionally. “I was going to turn it over to the creativity movement with a stipulation that that…

Craig Cobb Speaks Out on Fire That Destroyed Nome Church

He said some people might have known that and might have been planning a murder as well

NOME, N.D. — A church recently bought by self-proclaimed white supremacist Craig Cobb burned to the ground Wednesday in Nome, North Dakota. Cobb said he knows the fire was intentional. He said he woke up in Sherwood, North Dakota to the news of his destroyed property through an email from an attorney. He said there is no doubt in his…

Devils Lake Man Gets Split Conviction on Restaurant Burglary, Fire

Michael Ott has been convicted of burglarizing Hardee's, but the jury found him not guilty of setting the restaurant on fire

  DEVILS LAKE, N.D. — The Devils Lake man accused of burning down Hardee’s to cover up a burglary in 2015 is found not guilty…but not on all counts. Michael Ott has been convicted of burglarizing Hardee’s, but the jury found him not guilty of setting the restaurant on fire. The fire caused more than a million dollars in damage….

ND House Kills Bill for State-Owned Casinos

If it had been endorsed by the House, the constitutional amendment would have gone on the ballot for voters to decide

  BISMARCK, N.D. — The North Dakota House voted to kill a Fargo representative’s bill to establish state-owned casinos. Rep. Al Carlson’s proposal includes building casinos the state could promote as “destination attractions” and use the profits to offset taxes. But opponents say the state-owned casinos could hurt American Indian casinos and damage relationships with the tribes. If it had…