SOBER

There will be extra patrols on ND roads looking for impaired drivers

NORTH DAKOTA (KVRR) — Expect the North Dakota Highway Patrol and other law enforcement agencies to be doing extra patrols on the roads these next couple of weeks. The Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign aims to educate people about the dangers and consequences of driving under the influence. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, one person…

Demi Lovato Suffers Suspected Heroin Overdose

Singer and actress was rushed to a hospital in Los Angeles Before Noon

LOS ANGELES — Singer and actress Demi Lovato has reportedly been hospitalized for a heroin overdose. According to TMZ, law enforcement officials say the 25-year-old singer was rushed to a hospital in Los Angeles from a Hollywood Hills home just before noon. Her battles with addiction have been very public. Last month, Lovato opened up about her relapse in a…

Dick Beardsley Talks Staying Sober, Battling Addiction with First Step Recovery in Fargo

He says it's important to share his story and continue to inspire others to get better one day at a time

FARGO, ND — Dick Beardsley shares his personal story of hope and redemption with patients and supporters of First Step Recovery in Fargo. In February, Beardsley will be 21 years sober, after battling a prescription drug addiction. He says it’s important to share his story and continue to inspire others to get better one day at a time. He also…

North Dakota, Minnesota Law Enforcement Begin Distracted Driving Campaign

Labor Day weekend is one of the busiest travel periods of the year and troopers want to enhance safety on the highways.

  REGIONAL — Troopers and other officers will be saturating North Dakota and Minnesota starting tomorrow. Labor Day weekend is one of the busiest travel periods of the year and troopers want to enhance safety on the highways. They will focus on I-94 and Highway 2 in North Dakota. Their border-to-border enforcement effort is in conjunction with the Montana Highway…

ReGroup Partnering with Local Kids to Raise Money for Recovery

ReGroup is an organization whose mission it is to strengthen the recovery community through peer-to-peer support, public education and advocacy.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — ReGroup has partnered up with some Moorhead kids to raise money for recovery by hosting a lemonade stand. ReGroup is an organization whose mission it is to strengthen the recovery community through peer-to-peer support, public education and advocacy. Proceeds from the lemonade stand at Ace Hardware will directly benefit telephone recovery support, recovery coaching, sober events, and…

West Fargo Family’s Legacy Lives On in New Drive Sober Campaign

The Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign honors the Deutscher family

Video Courtesy of NDDOT WEST FARGO, ND — A West Fargo family killed by a drunk driver is being honored by law enforcement statewide. The Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign honors the Deutscher family. It has been five years since Aaron and Allison, their daughter Brielle and the couple’s unborn child, were killed in a head-on crash with…

Extra DWI Patrols on the Roads for St. Patrick’s Day

To keep Minnesotans safe, law enforcement will have extra DWI patrols this holiday weekend looking for drunk drivers

  REGIONAL — If you are looking to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, authorities are urging you to designate a sober driver. That could be a friend or family member, a cab or even a ride sharing service like Uber. To keep Minnesotans safe, law enforcement will have extra DWI patrols this holiday weekend looking for drunk drivers. St. Patrick’s Day…