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Pop-Urban and Country Stars Plan Summer Treks to the FM Metro

Jason Derulo Is Booked For The Red River Valley Fair, Asleep At The Wheel Landing At Sanctuary Events Center

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Red River Valley Fair lands a platinum selling pop and urban singer, songwriter, dancer and all around entertainer for this summer’s grandstand lineup. Jason Derulo hits the stage on Friday, July 15 at the fair in West Fargo. He has 11 platinum certified singles, 12 billion combined global streams and close to 6.5 billion YouTube views….

Supreme Court won’t stop Texas abortion ban, but OKs clinics’ suit

WASHINGTON  – The Supreme Court has ruled that Texas abortion providers can sue over the state’s ban on most abortions, but the justices are allowing the law to remain in effect. The court acted Friday, more than a month after hearing arguments over the law that makes abortion illegal after cardiac activity is detected in an embryo. That’s around six…

George Floyd pardon request now with Texas governor

HOUSTON (AP) – A Texas agency has approved a request that George Floyd be granted a posthumous pardon for a 2004 drug arrest made by a now-indicted ex-Houston police officer whose case history is under scrutiny following a deadly drug raid. Monday’s unanimous recommendation by the seven member Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles to grant the pardon will now…

State senator says North Dakota likely to use Texas abortion law as model

Sen. Janne Myrdal (R-Edinburg) BISMARCK, N.D.  – A lawmaker who heads North Dakota’s anti-abortion legislative caucus said Thursday it’s likely the Republican-led Legislature will seek to pass a measure mirroring a new Texas law that virtually bans all abortions and that the Supreme Court has allowed to remain in force. GOP Sen. Janne Myrdal, one of the Legislature’s most ardent…

Vikings DB Jeff Gladney arrested in Texas for alleged assault

DALLAS (FOX 9) – Minnesota Vikings defensive back Jeff Gladney was arrested and booked by the Dallas County Sheriff’s Office Monday morning following an assault accusation, according to the Dallas County Sheriff’s Office. Jail records show Gladney was taken into custody at about 11:20 a.m. Monday, and released minutes later after posting bond. Gladney, 24 years old and a Texas native, started…

Hoeven describes investigation into power outages

By: Amanda Rooker WASHINGTON (KVRR) – Thousands of households across North Dakota and Minnesota had their power cut off last week without any kind of warning. Now, two federal agencies have launched a joint inquiry into what went wrong and North Dakota Senator John Hoeven says we need to feel more confident in our access to power. “This cold snap…

“It’s been a long week”: Former KVRR employee describes living in Texas

Former KVRR photographer John Hanson now lives near Frisco with his girlfriend

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — It’s been a long week for people living in Texas. Some are dealing with constant power outages; others battling frozen or busted pipes. A former KVRR photographer now lives in Texas and tells how he’s getting by in the winter crisis to our south. “It’s been a long week. I’ll tell you that.” After living many…

MN Health Commissioner concerned with Covid-19 calling the state a “hotspot”

More than a third of Minnesota counties have now had case rates of over 100 cases per ten thousand people.

MINNESOTA –  Minnesota Health Commissioner Jan Malcolm says the state remains in a crucial stage as Covid-19 cases are expected to continue to rise. Commissioner Jan Malcolm is expecting the number of deaths related to Covid-19 to increase in the coming weeks. “We are in still a very critical spot in this pandemic in Minnesota. This is the worst spot…