State court panel considers allowing more video coverage

ST. PAUL, Minn. – A state court advisory committee meets Friday to discuss whether to allow more video coverage of criminal proceedings in Minnesota. Supreme Court Chief Justice Lorie Gildea directed the panel to study the issue after coverage of the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin in the death of George Floyd got widespread national viewership. The…

Watch: Video shows activity near Duffy’s at time of burglary

FARGO (KVRR) – Surveillance video shows two people with what appears to be a wheeled container being pushed down the sidewalk near Duffy’s Tavern at about the same time police believe the bar was burglarized Thursday morning. The video, obtained by KVRR News, shows 6:23 a.m.  Fargo Police spokeswoman Jessica Schindeldecker says investigators believe the break-in occurred at 6:20 a.m….

Fargo attorney says witnesses ‘humanize’ videos in Chauvin trial

MINNEAPOLIS (KVRR) – Video continues to dominate the early days of testimony in the trial of Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer charged in George Floyd’s death. It’s not just the widely-seen bystander video that millions have seen since last year.  Other unseen videos from surveillance cameras and other bystanders are being played for the first time. Luke Heck,…

Essentia Health offers on-demand video visits

The visits will allow patients to receive primary care 24 hours a day.

FARGO, N.D.–Essentia Health is currently offering on-demand video visits for existing patients who have a MyHealth or MyChart account. The new service will help patients receive same day care without leaving their homes. The on-demand visits can be used prior to an in-person visit to shorten the time a patient spends at the clinic. They will also allow patients to…

West Fargo Police Department releases statement on Facebook video

WEST FARGO, N.D.–The West Fargo Police Department has released a statement regarding a video circulating on social media. The video shows an interaction between West Fargo Police officers and a man outside Menards at approximately 11 a.m. on Friday, June 5. West Fargo Interim Chief Jerry Boyer has addressed the incident saying police were called to Menards for reports of…

Fergus Falls High School Teacher Becomes One-Man-Band For Graduating Seniors

Kummrow says he sent a different version to students with a personal message wishing them well.

FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — It’s a new take on a one-man band. Fergus Falls High School band teacher Scott Kummrow performed “Pomp and Circumstance” for his graduating seniors. The Fergus Falls teacher played over 22 different parts in the song including conducting himself. The video has been going viral with over 13,000 views and continues to grow. Kummrow says he…

Advocates For MSUM Theatre Program Speak Out Against Cuts, Association Plans Forum

MSUM Faculty Association is hosting a public forum Monday night on the recent decision to cut 11 majors and numerous staff positions.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — “It makes the light at the end of the tunnel not seem so bright; I just think a huge letdown,” MSUM Theatre Student Connor Murphy said. After a public meeting, MSUM announced it would cut 11 majors at the university to solve a 6 million dollar budget deficit. One of the programs is the Theatre Arts Program….

Bismarck Woman Diagnosed With COVID-19 Speaks Out After Viral Video

The 21 year old uploaded the video to Facebook to raise awareness among her peers.

BISMARCK, N.D. – Alicia Rich is a 21-year old who after being diagnosed with COVID-19 decided to make a video on Facebook that ended up going viral about how dangerous the virus can really be for some. “I’m shocked. But, I’m glad I’m getting the message out and you know, letting people know that anyone can get it. Yes, I’m…

Fargo Police Release Video Seeking Information in Kartes Homicide Investigation

Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Lovejoy at 701-476-4176.

FARGO, N.D.–The Fargo Police Department released a video on Wednesday asking for information about an individual they believe has direct knowledge of the moments leading up to Brenda Kartes’ death. They say an individual entered a local establishment and spoke with employees during the summer months of 2019. This individual indicated they had knowledge of the incident and specific details…