Protests

UPDATE: Deputy Chief Todd Osmundson Has Resigned

Deputy Chief Osmundson's suspension is effective immediately.

UPDATE: Fargo Police Deputy Chief Todd Osmundson has resigned from the Fargo Police Department. He made the announcement live on air with KFGO Radio. Osmundson was suspended for one week without pay due to his actions during the George Floyd protest on Saturday. We’ll have more on this story tonight on KVRR Local News at 6:00 p.m. — FARGO, N.D.–Fargo…

LIVE: How To Cope With Stresses Of Society

A pandemic. Worldwide protests. We are living in a more stressful time than we've seen in a long time.

  A pandemic. Worldwide protests. We are living in a more stressful time than we’ve seen in a long time. The Village Family Service Center has some tips to help cope with the stresses we’re all dealing with. Counselor Denise Hellekson says you can help your stress levels by not focusing on what-ifs. She says our minds always go to…

LIVE: President Trump Talks About Unrest in the Nation

President Donald J. Trump delivers remarks in the Rose Garden amid nationwide protests over the death of George Floyd. Floyd died in police custody on Memorial Day in Minneapolis. Posted by Fox News on Monday, June 1, 2020   WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Trump holds a news conference from the Rose Garden. He is expected to address the unrest surrounding…

WATCH LIVE: Gov. Walz to provide update on Minnesota’s response to protests at 11:30 a.m.

ST. PAUL, Minn.–Gov. Tim Walz is holding a news conference to provide updates on Minnesota’s response to the protests over George Floyd’s death. Walz will also address the public safety concerns that have occurred since the protests have started. Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey, St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter, Department of Public Safety Commissioner John Harrington and Major General Jon A….

LIVE: Mayor Mahoney On Public Safety, Police, And COVID-19 Concerns After Weekend Protests

Mayor Sits Down With KVRR's Adam Ladwig & Emily Welker

  Fargo Mayor Tim Mahoney joins Adam Ladwig and Emily Welker to talk about the protests over the death of George Floyd this weekend in the city. He tells us how he though Fargo Police handled the escalating situation and addressed concerns about public safety after Saturday night’s chaos. He addressed social media posts about armed men heading towards the…

WATCH LIVE: Gov. Walz to address Minnesota’s response to protests over George Floyd’s death at 10:30 a.m.

ST. PAUL, Minn.–Gov. Tim Walz is holding a press conference at 10:30 a.m. on Friday to address the state’s response to the protests over George Floyd’s death. Walz will also discuss public safety concerns that occurred in the Twin Cities Thursday evening. Department of Public Safety Commissioner John Harrington will join Walz at the press conference. KVRR will have a…

Gov. Walz activates Minnesota National Guard amid protests over George Floyd’s death

ST. PAUL, Minn.–Gov. Tim Walz has signed an Executive Order activating the Minnesota National Guard and declaring a peacetime emergency amid the death of George Floyd. The National Guard has been called on to provide safety to Minnesotans and maintain peace after the protests became dangerous for protesters and first responders. Walz said, “It is time to rebuild. Rebuild the…

Violence again rocks Minneapolis after man’s death; 1 killed

MINNEAPOLIS (AP)–Protests rocked Minneapolis for the second straight night after a man’s death in police custody. One person was killed Wednesday night in what police were investigating as a homicide amidst violence that included looting and setting fires that continued to burn Thursday morning. The protests began outside the police precinct in the part of the city where 46-year-old George…

Hundreds March to Protest Immigration Policies

Demonstrators waved flags and banners and temporarily stopped traffic during the 15-block march to protest federal immigration raids.

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) _ Hundreds of people protested the Trump administration’s immigration policies during a march through south Minneapolis on Sunday afternoon. The Minnesota Immigrant Rights Action Committee and the Council on American-Islamic Relations promoted Sunday afternoon’s march as a protest “to demand justice for separated families.” Demonstrators waved flags and banners and temporarily stopped traffic during the 15-block march to…

CEO Behind Dakota Access Pipeline Already Wants An Expansion

The CEO of Energy Transfer Partners met with Energy Secretary Rick Perry

BISMARCK, N.D. — The head of the company that developed the Dakota Access Pipeline is already ready for an expansion of the project. The CEO of Energy Transfer Partners met with Energy Secretary Rick Perry and other energy industry leaders this week in Bismarck. He said he hopes to announce a pipeline expansion to increase the volume of crude oil…