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Transitioning “back to normal” as vaccinations continue to increase in our region

FARGO, N.D. — This week, Sanford Health is getting its biggest shipment of COVID-19 vaccines thus far. Sanford Health Vice President Dr. Doug Griffin says the healthcare system is receiving around 5,000 doses between North Dakota and Minnesota. As of Tuesday, 14% of North Dakotans and 13% percent of Minnesotans are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. “Looking forward to another busy…

Valley City third grader recognized as Artsonia’s “Artist of the Week”

VALLEY CITY, N.D. — An online student art exhibit is recognizing a Valley City third grader for his artwork. Jefferson Elementary student Camden Larson is Artsonia’s Artist of the Week. He received more than 1,000 votes on Artsonia.com, an online collection of student art portfolios. His teacher Cheri Anderson, who is retiring after more than 40 years, says Larson’s win…

Proposed pipeline ‘vital’ if Dakota Access shuts down

BISMARCK, N.D. – A proposed oil pipeline in northwestern North Dakota would take on added importance if the Dakota Access pipeline is shut down, according to the developer of the McKenzie County project. Bridger Pipeline wants to convert 27 miles of an oil gathering pipeline into a transmission line and extend it by more than 2 miles. The state Public…

North Dakota gas prices continue to climb

BISMARCK, N.D. (KVRR/KCND) – Gas prices in North Dakota have risen about 5 cents per gallon in the past week. The website “GasBuddy.com” says prices now average $2.79 per gallon. Those prices are 41 cents higher than they were a month ago, and 64 cents higher than one year ago. The cheapest gas station in North Dakota is selling regular…

Two people arrested after trying to flee from Minnesota State Patrol

1/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/3 Show Caption Hide Caption FARGO, N.D. — Two people are in custody following a chase by the Minnesota State Patrol. Authorities say at around 4:45 Saturday afternoon, a Minnesota State trooper tried to stop 35-year-old Crystal Borseth of Fargo on Highway 94 for traffic violations. Borseth did not stop…

Police continue investigation: Man with gun ordered woman to get into his vehicle

FARGO, N.D. — Authorities continue to investigate a Friday night disturbance involving a man who ordered a woman into his vehicle at gunpoint. Fargo Police were called to the area of 7th Street North and 1st Avenue at around 7:25 p.m. A witness said he intervened in a “disturbance” between a man and woman. After the witness intervened, the man…