Wounded War Veteran From Hawley, Minnesota Prepares For Honor Flight

Curtis Johnson Was Wounded During The War In Korea In 1952

HAWLEY, Minn. — On Sunday, another group of our local war heroes will board a plane for our nation’s capital. Veterans from World War Two, Korea and Vietnam are taking the Honor Flight to see the memorials in their honor. KVRR anchor TJ Nelson and chief photographer John Hanson are going on the trip. They had the privilege of meeting just…

National Guard Monitors Social Media for Scams

The Minnesota National Guard patrols for fake profiles who may try to use a soldier's identity

ST. PAUL, Minn. — The Minnesota National Guard has assigned someone to monitor social media. They are concerned about scammers using soldiers’ identities on Facebook and other places. The U.S. Army receives hundreds of reports each month from people being victimized by criminals stealing a soldier’s identity. Minnesota National Guard Master Sgt. Blair Heusdens patrols Facebook for fake profiles. He…

Local Soldiers Return Home from Overseas Deployment

Matt Nelson spent the last 10 months overseas in Afghanistan

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo is welcoming home Matt Nelson, a soldier in the U.S. army. Nelson spent the last 10 months overseas in Afghanistan. Three deployments later,  Nelson knows just what to expect when he tours overseas, yet, he struggled the most this time around when it came to saying goodbye to his loved ones. “It was really tough because…

Hugh Hefner, Founder of Playboy, Dies at 91

The company stated he died at his home, the Playboy Mansion of natural causes

  LOS ANGELES — Playboy Enterprises has released a statement saying Hugh Hefner has died. The company stated he died at his home, the Playboy Mansion, of natural causes. No other details have been released at this time, but are expected soon. Hefner founded Playboy magazine more than 60 years ago and also considered himself a political activist and philanthropist….

Morton County Facing Potential Environmental Disaster from Cleaning Protest Camps

Officials say the melting conditions are combining with human waste and trash, which could create a possible disaster

  MORTON COUNTY, N.D. — Officials are now worried about a potential health and environmental disaster in Morton County. Rapid melt and runoff at the pipeline protest camps is hampering efforts to cleanup the area. The wet conditions are combining with human waste and trash to create a possible disaster. Maj. French Pope of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers…