Split Reactions: Supreme Court’s Ruling on Baker Not Making Same-Sex Marriage Cake

Some in our area feel this is a tough case to be on one side of, while others from North Dakota stand firmly that the court's decision was the right one

FARGO, N.D. — The Supreme Court has ruled in favor of a Colorado baker who refused to bake a wedding cake for a same–sex couple. The court didn’t focus on whether a person or a business can refuse service to gay people, instead ruling that the Colorado Rights Commission, that first heard the case, violated the baker’s rights. “The court’s…

Experiments with KVRR Meteorologist Scott Sincoff: Confetti Explosion

Fun and Easy Science Experiment

This week, Meteorologist Scott Sincoff created a confetti explosion with his leftover decorations from New Year’s Eve. What you need to do the experiment: Confetti Water Baking Soda Vinegar Clear Party Cup Hollow Bowl or Container How to do the experiment: Take about 2 cups of baking soda and combine it with a good handful of confetti and mix it…

Minnesotans in Shock Over Alleged Sexual Misconduct by Sen. Al Franken

Many of the people we asked said they didn't hear about it before we told them and are surprised to see the string of accusations reach Franken

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Many people in Moorhead say they were shocked by the photo of Al Franken with Leeann Tweeden. Many of the people we asked said they didn’t hear about it before we told them and are surprised to see the string of accusations reach Franken. Brad Leeser with Clay County Republicans says any investigation is dragging it out…

Minnesota, North Dakota Senators React to Franken Accusations

  WASHINGTON, D.C. — Franken’s counterpart, Minnesota U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar, strongly condemned her colleague without mentioning him by name. Klobuchar released a statement saying: “This should not have happened to Leeann Tweeden. I strongly condemn this behavior and the Senate Ethics Committee must open an investigation.” Senator Heitkamp says she’s “very concerned and disappointed” with Franken. Senator Hoeven says…

Man Facing Charges After Punching Police Horse in Minneapolis

It's not the sort of crime anyone really expects. KMSP Reporter Jack Highberger has more from Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS — A 22-year-old man is facing charges of assault after police say he attacked one of their own over the weekend. “For someone to actually come up and strike one of our horses is fairly rare,” said Officer Corey Schmidt, who is with the Minneapolis Police Department. It’s not the sort of crime anyone really expects, but in downtown…

Experiments with KVRR Meteorologist Scott Sincoff: Foamy Fountain Mess

Fun, Easy, Kid-Friendly Science Experiments

This week’s science experiment is called, “Foamy Fountain Mess.” Here’s what you need to complete the experiment: 8 drops of your favorite food coloring 1 tablespoon liquid dish soap 3 tablespoons of warm water 1 packet of yeast 1/2 cup of 20-volume hydrogen peroxide Clean and empty soda bottle Tray to put underneath the soda bottle Here’s how you complete…

“This Alone is a Charge”: Shooting Victim’s Family Doesn’t Want Perez Locked Away

Family members say Pedro was a thrill seeker and a loving father

HALSTAD, Minn. — Family members of Pedro Ruiz III tell us the shooting was an accident. “He said he had practiced it,” said his aunt, Claudia Ruiz. “It’s just sad.” Relatives said Pedro Ruiz III was a family man, a hard worker and a thrill seeker. They do not think the fatal shooting was intentional. “They would do anything for…

Fargo-Moorhead’s Thoughts on Comey: Many Don’t Know Who He Is

We asked locals about what they think of Comey's testimony to congress

FARGO, N.D. — We asked people in Fargo what they think about Comey’s testimony to congress. One woman told us off camera she’s very sad about the widespread opposition to the President and thinks firing Comey was the right decision. A lot of the people we asked said they didn’t even know who James Comey is. Meanwhile, people who say…

Local Reaction to President Trump and the Inauguration

The Valley speaks up about how they feel after President Trump has been inaugurated

It’s Inauguration Day, yet it seems the community is treating this day like any other. We stepped out to see how many people took part in a day expected to go down in history, but many of the TV’s were turned off. However, one classroom at NDSU spent the day watching and discussing the importance of Donald Trump entering office….