Man Arrested After High Speed Chase & Crash in Grand Forks

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (KVRR) — An attempted traffic stop turns into a high-speed chase and ends in a crash in Grand Forks. Police say they attempted to stop 34-year-old Bruce Austreng around 8:30 Tuesday night. But Austreng took off onto 32nd Avenue South where he hit two vehicles and then...
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UND Hockey Building Chemistry As Season Approaches

GRAND FORKS, N.D (KVRR/Nick Couzin) — North Dakota hockey’s season is right around the corner with their first exhibition coming on October 2nd against Bemidji State. The team hopes to iron out its kinks before that game. UND had eight players depart for the NHL after the Fighting Hawks lost...

Fall Career Expo connects NDSU students with employers

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) –As parts of the country experiences a labor shortage, employers are readily seeking candidates to join the workforce. NDSU Career and Advising Center is partnering with area businesses to connect them with qualified students at their Fall Career Expo. The career fair provides students from various majors,...

Children under 12 could soon be eligible for Pfizer vaccine

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — With Pfizer announcing positive results on the effectiveness of their vaccine for five to 11-year-olds, it may not be long before that vaccine becomes readily available. With vaccines against COVID-19 being available to only those who are 12 years of age and older, kids who are...

Border reopening delay causing economic hardships in Grand Cities

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (KVRR) — The effects of the U.S. – Canadian border closure grows as travel restrictions are extended for another month. As of March of 2020 U.S.-Canadian border restrictions have placed an economic hardship on businesses that rely on tourism to stay afloat. Now the Biden Administration is...

Shop For A Cause In Support Of The Landon’s Light Foundation

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – A local boutique is bringing style and giving together to make a difference. Leela & Lavender is collaborating with the Landon’s Light Foundation for a Shop for A Cause in support of Landon Solberg. People can shop until they drop from Thursday to Saturday to help...

Fargo man accused of hitting, choking 11 year-old girl

FARGO (KVRR) – Cass County Prosecutors are accusing a Fargo man of striking and choking an 11-year-old girl during a confrontation earlier this week. Court documents say on Tuesday, the girl and four boys had been playing basketball in the 2700-block of 33-1/2 Ave. S. when 73-year-old Larry Baldner called them the “n” word and told them to get off his property.

28-Year-Old Man Walking On Railroad Tracks Hit & Killed

CROOKSTON, Minn. (KVRR) — A Crookston man is dead after being hit by a BNSF train. Polk County Dispatch was notified around 2 Thursday afternoon. Authorities say the 28-year-old man was walking on the railroad tracks and did not respond to the trains horn before he was hit. It happened...

Confirmation hearing begins for Tom Nides of Duluth

WASHINGTON, DC (KVRR) – Senator Amy Klobuchar introduces a native of Minnesota colleague at a confirmation hearing for the Senate Foreign Affairs Committee. Tom Nides was appointed US Ambassador to Israel by President Joe Biden. The native Duluth told the committee that expanding economic ties between the US and Israel...

Navy Awards $17 Million Contract To Grand Forks Company

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (KVRR)– Sen. John Hoeven announcing a $17 million contract has been awarded to Ideal Aerosmith of Grand Forks by the Navy. The company will build a ground support station to control unmanned aircraft and sensor systems in Grand Forks. “And they’re developing new capabilities for ISR; intelligence,...

It was a night to remember at CCRI Prom

MOORHEAD, Minn (KVRR) – Beautiful people get the chance to relive their high school prom and for some it was the opportunity to experience it for the first time. The annual CCRI Prom was held at the Courtyard by Marriott in Moorhead with the theme Under the Sea. With family...

Farmers Find Common Ground at Women Farmer Workshop

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – In an effort to help women across the region enhance their knowledge of soil, an informational workshop was held at North Dakota State University. “This is our first night and it is women interested, that maybe have a little bit of land, all the way to inherent land. We are working together for soil health in kind of a discovery process where women can learn from one another, and do tours of each others farms,” Women in Conservation Group Co-Organizer Noreen Thomas said.

Police searching for suspects after shooting injures one in Bemidji

BEMIDJI, Minn. (KVRR) – Police in Bemidji are searching for suspects involved in an early morning shooting that left one man injured. Police responded at 3:22 a.m. Wednesday after callers reported hearing numerous gunshots near the Pine Ridge Apartment parking lot. One caller reported that he had been shot and was driving himself to the Sanford Hospital Emergency Room.