Safety

Clay County Sheriff’s Office Lending a Hand to Moorhead PD

Amid staffing shortages at Moorhead Police Department, the two law enforcement agencies have signed a contract to share recources

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Moorhead Police are going to be getting a little help from Clay County Sheriff’s Office due to staffing shortages. Moorhead Police said the staffing issues are the result of unanticipated injuries, medical conditions and military deployments. The department has always worked closely with Clay County and the contract between the two law enforcement agencies will allow off…

National Weather Service Says Spring Flooding is Likely in the F-M Area

The National Weather Service is predicting a 50% chance the Red River could hit major flood stage in Fargo-Moorhead

FARGO, N.D. — Spring flooding throughout the Red River Valley is likely this year. The National Weather Service released their first flooding forecast of the year. “It doesn’t necessarily mean it’s going to be a major flood, it doesn’t necessarily mean it’s going to be above 30 feet,” said KVRR Meteorologist, Jason Cerjak. “Basically, it says there’s a 50 percent…

Moorhead Underpass has a “Better Than 50-50 Chance”

A $42 million bill which would fund a railroad underpass is likely to pass according to Senator Kent Eken.

A Twin Valley senator says Moorhead has a “better than 50-50 chance” of getting a railroad underpass. This $42 million bill would be used to build an underpass at the intersection of Main Avenue and 21st Street. Senator Kent Eken is the main sponsor of this bill saying Moorhead “badly needs” this to pass for public safety reasons. They say…

West Fargo City Leaders Consider Changes to Accident-Prone Intersection

They say by expanding the intersection drivers will have additional turn lanes and it would reduce congestion

West Fargo city leaders say it’s time to expand an accident prone intersection. If you’ve driven on the intersection of 13th Avenue East and 9th Street East you know the frustrations of rush hour. KVRR went to a meeting where community members are invited to share their concerns about a proposed project. The city of West Fargo says that intersection is one…

Stranded in the Cold? Here’s What to Do

Experts give us the lowdown on what to do and what not to do when your car is stranded or struck.

It’s our worst fear as drivers.  Going off the road, out of sight and stranded in the middle of the brutal cold. We would all like to think we are safe drivers. And if we are not safe drivers, we believe our vehicle is safe. But if you think sliding off the road can’t happen to you…think again. “People are…

Thin Ice Calls for Extra Precautions While Ice Fishing

Ice is still too thin in many areas for trucks to drive on

  HAWLEY, Minn. This year is similar to last year in that higher temperatures have delayed bodies of water from freezing on time in many areas. The thinner ice can make activities like ice fishing carry a lot more risk. Angler Harley Klemick says one benefit of thin ice is drilling is easier…even if you can’t drive to your warming…

Bill Drafted in North Dakota Allowing Concealed Carry Without Permit

State Representative Rick Becker is looking to make North Dakota a "Constitutional Carry" state

NORTH DAKOTA A North Dakota State Representative wants you to be able to carry a loaded concealed firearm without a permit. Eleven other states have implemented what are called “constitutional carry laws” while another four have adopted limited versions of the law. In North Dakota, an open carry state, Representative Rick Becker says he doesn’t believe passing constitutional carry would…