Kevin Wallevand has been a Reporter at WDAY-TV since 1983. He is a native of Vining, Minnesota in Otter Tail County. His series and documentary work have brought him to Africa, Vietnam, Haiti, Kosovo, South America, Mongolia and the Middle East. He is an Emmy and Edward R. Murrow award recipient.
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An Otter Tail County hunter has quite the tale to tell from his deer stand and he has the video to prove it. Marshall Koep was bow hunting near Vining, Minn. While waiting for trophy deer to walk up, he got a visit from another four-legged prize. The bear turned out to be curious enough to get a little too close for comfort. Koep comes from a family that hunts and fishes. Wildlife is part of their life.
Hawley, Minn. - Just north of Highway 10 between Hawley and Hitterdal, Lucy The Moosey has set up her neighborhood. All summer long, the moose has been spotted in fields on Highway 32 in Clay County. People living nearby have adopted Lucy as their own and make sure she is not bothered. The DNR has received calls nearly every day from people concerned for Lucy, but it appears there are no problems with her. She just likes the area.
A Perham man has been on a mission the last two years. Giving a voice and a name to those buried in a forgotten cemetery outside of Fergus Falls. Years ago, when impoverished immigrants in Otter Tail County could not afford a grave for their loved ones, the dead ended up at the Poor Farm Cemetery. That cemetery disappeared in the weeds, until now.
A retired Clay County farmer has not lost his touch. Harold Horpedahl of North Moorhead has a sunflower well over 12 feet. He planted it from a packet of seed and watered it every day. The dedication paid off.
In the small Ransom County town of McLeod, the people are still shaking their heads in disbelief. Who would do such a thing to their church?
There is a new space age treadmill in town that's the talk of the physical therapy and rehab world.
The accident in June near Fergus Falls took the lives of Connor and Zach Kvalvog. Could it have been prevented? The black box in the Kvalvog truck has revealed troubling and heartbreaking information for the family. The Dodge Ram truck the boys were driving that day was equipped with six air bags, but none deployed during the fatal rollover.
A Fergus Falls woman remains jailed in connection with a crash earlier this year that left an NDSU student without his sight. 44-year old Jana Battern was appointed a public...
FARGO - The brain injury that killed a 6-month-old baby who stopped breathing while at an unlicensed day care in West Fargo earlier this month wasn't an accident and likely...
Fargo, N.D. - At NDSU, there were future engineers, doctors, bridge builders and dreamers. In an effort to get more Native American Youth interested in science and technology, the university...