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Local siblings seek help in getting their family out of Afghanistan

"When I hear their voice I don't even want to hang up the phone because every time I feel like what if this is the last time."

UPDATE: North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum’s office tells KVRR the governor has reached out to the State Department and North Dakota Senator John Hoeven’s Office on their behalf. KABUL, Afghanistan (KVRR) — Thursday marks Afghan Independence Day, but as the Taliban continues to take over the country, those once celebrating their independence are now fleeing for their lives. Three Afghanistan…

Sisters meet for first time after discovering each other through DNA test

Barb Pohl and Kathryn Graves share the same dad

DILWORTH, Minn. — It’s a day Barb Pohl will never forget. “I’m kinda nervous,” she says. Her whirlwind of emotions all started with an at-home genealogy test. “Both my brother and I took DNA from ancestory.com.” That one DNA kit turned into something much bigger just a week ago, when it connected her to a genetic match. “I found her,…

Several Families Welcome Babies on New Year’s Day

One New Year's Baby even shares a birthday with her mom

FARGO, N.D. —┬áSeveral families are celebrating the start of a new life along with the new year. “I was in the middle of a contraction and heard someone say, ‘oh it’s 2019,’ so not what I expected for a celebration,” Brittany Nygaard, a new mom, said. That’s certainly not a typical way to ring in the new year. After being…

Judge Considering Prince’s Siblings as Potential Heirs

Prince left no known will when he died of an accidental painkiller overdose in April 2016

  CHANHASSEN, Minn. — A Minnesota judge says he’ll take a request that Prince’s six siblings be declared his lawful heirs under advisement. The judge had said in January he wouldn’t declare the heirs of the late rock superstar until appeals run their course. But lawyers for Prince’s sister and five half-siblings don’t want to wait, saying any further delays…