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N.D. Senators Ask For Review of Fufeng Group’s Land Purchase in Grand Forks

WASHINGTON, D.C. (KVRR) — North Dakota Senators John Hoeven and Kevin Cramer are asking for a review into Fufeng Group’s land purchase in Grand Forks. The city council has given the Chinese food manufacturer the go ahead to build a $700 million dollar corn-milling facility. The project has drawn criticism from locals over water, air and traffic impacts. Hoeven and…

Looking Back on 2018; The Biggest Stories in the Red River Valley

2018 was a year filled with celebrations, sorrow, hope and tragedy in the metro

FARGO, N.D. — 2018 was a year filled with celebrations, sorrow, hope and tragedy in the Red River Valley. KVRR’s Jessie Cohen takes us back to the beginning and walks us through this last year. It all started back in January…a bright new start for a location that once took the life of a young Fargo Police officer. A new…

KVRR’s 2017 Year in Review

a look back at the top headlines of the year

  FARGO, N.D. — Just like that, 2017 started and is already over. But with every year, there come the stories that show the good, the bad and the ugly of society. Here’s a review of Fargo’s 2017 from the many people throughout the community trying to make a difference to the tragedies this community will never forget. DAKOTA ACCESS PIPELINE…

West Fargo PD Leaders Get Reviewed: Janke Expands the Department

In his first 100 days, Chief Heith Janke is restructuring the leadership workflow and adding new positions

WEST FARGO, ND — Leaders of the West Fargo Police Department were anonymously reviewed by employees. This about four months after Police Chief Heith Janke replaced former Chief Mike Reitan who was under fire for creating a hostile work environment. In a request for more sergeants from the city of West Fargo, Chief Janke outlined the department’s faults. “We set…

ND Lawmakers Reviewing Anti-Sexual Harassment Policies

Republican House Majority Leader Al Carlson of Fargo heads the bipartisan committee of legislative leaders

BISMARCK, ND — North Dakota legislative leaders will review anti-sexual harassment policies for state lawmakers. The Legislative Procedure and Arrangements Committee will meet December 6 at the Capitol to discuss the policies that have been in place for almost 30 years. Republican House Majority Leader Al Carlson of Fargo heads the bipartisan committee of legislative leaders. He says the time…

Equifax: Top Executives Did Not Engage in Insider Trading

The decision was reached by a committee, who reviewed 55-thousand documents and found no evidence of wrongdoing

  NATIONAL — Four top executives who sold off company stock before Equifax announced its massive data breach are found not guilty of insider trading. The decision was reached by a committee, who reviewed 55-thousand documents and found no evidence of wrongdoing. The committee was not employed by Equifax. The executives admitted they sold millions of dollars’ worth of shares…

United Airlines Reaches Settlement Deal with Man Dragged Off Chicago Flight

The airline has established 10 recommendations that improve and update their customer service polices

  CHICAGO, IL — The attorney for the Kentucky man who was dragged off a United Airlines plane has reached a settlement with the airline for an undisclosed amount. He also says his client will not sue the city of Chicago as part of the agreement. United has released details of its review of the incident. The airline has established 10…

Justice Department Releases Review of Jamar Clark Shooting Aftermath

The county prosecutor and the U.S. attorney both declined to charge the two officers involved

  MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — The Justice Department’s review is in on how Minneapolis handled the aftermath of the Jamar Clark shooting. Clark’s death in a confrontation with two officers sparked weeks of protests that were largely peaceful, though one on November included skirmishes between officers and demonstrators. The review found the city didn’t have a coordinated response to the 18…

KVRR 2016 Year in Review: Part I

In Part I of our 2016 Year in Review, we take a look back at the top headlines in January, February and March

As 2016 comes to a close this week, we take a look back at some of the stories that made headlines at the beginning of this year. Here’s KVRR’s Nick Broadway. 2016.  A year filled with headliners and hopefuls, triumph and tragedy.  Here’s a look back at the top headlines from 2016. Top Headlines of January MINNESOTA STATE PATROL RELEASES PICTURES…