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K9 Officer Regional Meet Scheduled in Fargo

Local authorities hope those who visit the event will get a whole new perspective on what K9 units are all about

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo has been chosen to host a three day regional K9 service dog meet. More than 70 police dogs will show up to the Region 12 United States Police Canine Association gathering. Moorhead hosted the same meet-up about 10 years ago. Local authorities hope those who visit the event will get a whole new perspective on what…

Fargo Churches Putting a Twist on Traditional Ash Wednesday Services

Ashes To-Go and Glitter Ash Were Offered on Ash Wednesday in Fargo

FARGO, N.D. — Some churches in Fargo put a twist on the traditional Ash Wednesday this year. If you were driving down Broadway this afternoon, you may have seen a few Fargo clergy members along the road. St. Mark’s Lutheran Church and Faith United Methodist Church teamed up to provide “Ashes To–Go”. This allowed people to walk up or drive…

South Korean Piano Trio Stops by Davies High School

The Ahn Trio performed a number of songs for a Davies High School music class

FARGO, N.D. — A well-known piano trio from South Korea met with a group of high schoolers in south Fargo. The Ahn Trio performed a number of songs for a Davies High School music class, including their rendition of Purple Rain. In between songs, Lucia, Maria and Angela Ahn answered questions about their start and the music industry. They also…

Discovery Middle School Bands Together to Support Classmate

Wristbands were sold to help pay for a fellow classmate's surgery

FARGO, N.D. — A Fargo student is getting help from his school to receive a critical medical procedure. Griffin Walker, an eighth grader at Discovery Middle School, has a rare birth defect, which causes him to have seizures. The staff at the school is selling “Team Griffin” wristbands for a minimum donation of $2. The faculty says that they are…

Gifted First Graders of Lewis and Clark Give Gifts of Their Own

The students collected more than 500 teddy bears to give to children in need

First graders in the Gifted and Talented Program at Lewis and Clark Elementary gave a gift of their own. The students asked for teddy bear donations from the community to give to children involved in crises After collecting for a little over a week, the total number of stuffed animals collected is 552. The Fargo Fire Department and the Fargo…

Boston’s Coming to West Fargo

Boston's offers a contemporary, sit-down family dining atmosphere with a separate sports bar

  WEST FARGO, N.D. — Boston’s Restaurant & Sports Bar is coming to West Fargo. The first North Dakota location is expected to open this year with plans for expansion in Fargo, Bismarck and Minot. Boston’s offers a contemporary, sit-down family dining atmosphere with a separate sports bar. The restaurant specializes in gourmet pizza and pasta. The company has more…

Fargo Based Vanity Shutting Down; West Acres Loses 12th Store

This brings another hit to West Acres, who will lose its 12th Store

FARGO, N.D. — After nearly 60 years, Fargo-based Vanity is closing its stores across the country. In an exclusive interview with KFGO News, Board Chairman Jim Bennett said the women’s fashion retailer has filed for bankruptcy and will close 140 stores in 27 states. Bennett says competition from internet retailers was a significant factor in the decision. “We take a…

LIVE: Learn About Somali Culture And Cuisine

International Potluck Featuring Somali Food Set For Plains Art Museum

Peter Schott joins Adam Ladwig on KVRR’s morning show. Schott helps organize the International Potluck series, a monthly potluck meal at the Plains Art Museum. This month, the group is featuring Somali food. Everyone who brings a dish shares a story about Somali culture. They try out samosa, a fried wrapping filled with meat, vegetables and spices. The event is…

University Square Mall Hit with Multiple Burglaries

Police are investigating a series of burglaries in south Fargo

FARGO, N.D. — As a business owner, this may be one of your biggest fears. “If someone wants to get in your business bad enough, they’re likely going to get in and there’s not a lot you can do,” said Deputy Chief Joe Anderson. Walls were torn apart, cash registers were emptied and plaster was thrown everywhere throughout multiple stores at…

Real Estate Team Nationally Recognized for Helping Heroes Find Homes

Homes for Heroes helps veterans, firefighters, police officers, teachers and healthcare professionals buy and sell houses

FARGO, N.D. — A local real estate agency is being nationally recognized for helping heroes find homes. In 2016, the team helped almost 50 heroes find, buy and maintain new houses. When finding a new house, there can be a lot of unexpected costs. From blinds to landscaping, and the closing costs. This is what Homes for Heroes is for. They…