Business

Farm in the Dell Puts on Sixth Annual Spring “Friendraiser”

Last year, the organization was able to employ seven people with disabilities

  FARGO, N.D. — Some board members from Farm in the Dell of the Red River Valley say it’s not always easy for a person with a disability to get employed. “There’s so much cost in providing work opportunities that fit their abilities. Most of them will need a job coach or some type of supervision and that just takes a…

LIVE: Pet Connection: Meet Barrett

He and his buddy Rayden are a package deal -- two for the price of none!

He couldn’t be a less grumpy old man if he tried, aside from his age. Barrett, a 12-year-old chihuahua-pomeranian cross, visited the KVRR Morning Show studios with Heather Klefstad of Homeward Animal Shelter to talk with Emily Welker, but he left his best buddy to sleep in. That’s 10-year-old Raylen, a beagle who goes everywhere Barrett goes. The bonded pair…

Senator Tina Smith Encourages Skills-Based Learning in Minnesota

Senator Smith spoke with local business and agricultural leaders in Moorhead

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Joined by farmers and community members, Senator Tina Smith listened to perspectives on national issues that might affect the lives of Minnesotans. “Well trade is good. We need strong export markets in Minnesota which is such a powerful agricultural producer but that trade needs to be fair,” said Smith. Smith also spoke with  business leaders about how Minnesota…

LIVE: Move More Month

Your dog and your heart will thank you.

In spite of the spectacularly crummy weather, there’s one sure-fire way to inspire yourself to get out and get some fresh air and exercise this spring. The American Heart Association is encouraging all of us to move more, because April is move more month. The AHA says new evidence suggests there may be few better ways to get yourself moving…

New Auto Shop on the Block: “Fix It Forward” Pays It Forward

The shop works with service organizations such as YWCA, the F5 Project, Rape and Abuse Crisis Center and CCRI

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Higher Power Automotive Ministries is a local nonprofit that opened two and a half years ago to fix cars at no cost for those in need. They’ve grown tremendously since then, even opening up their first for profit shop: Fix It Forward. One of the very first cars Higher Power Automotive Ministries donated was a minivan. But it’s…

Who Will Be the Next Endorsed Republican Candidate?

Cass County Republicans held an open forum just ahead of the State Convention this upcoming weekend

FARGO, N.D. — Cass County Republicans held an open forum just ahead of the State Convention this upcoming weekend. Three of the candidates running for Congress spoke about why they want to be the endorsed Republican candidate. State Senators Kelly Armstrong and Tom Campbell and Paul Schaffner spoke to people in the community and answered questions about controversial issues being…

Oil Patch Slowdown Leads to Population Loss

Minot's micropolitan area shrunk by 1.7 percent

BISMARCK, N.D. — A slowdown in activity in North Dakota’s oil patch is impacting population numbers in the region. The U.S. Census Bureau figures show Minot’s micropolitan area shrunk by 1.7 percent, losing more than 1,300 people. Micropolitan areas have populations of at least 10,000 but fewer than 50,000. The counties of Ward, Renville and McHenry have an estimated 77,000…

LIVE: Working With Molten Metal to Make Your Own Jewelry

Taking the mystery out of the lost wax method.

It sounds so mysterious, the “lost wax method” of making jewelry — like the lost tomb of an ancient mummy that’s stymied archaeologists for years. Turns out, the lost wax method of making jewelry is almost that old. The technique that takes a wax mold form to create rings and pendants out of molten metal dates back to the Bronze…

LIVE: Tater Tot And Patton

From the wilds of Los Angeles to the ranchlands of South Dakota -- and now, to the streets of Fargo.

It’s a movie that’s making for some significant buzz among fans of independent film and it’s coming to the Fargo film fest for audiences right here in the region. By the producer of “Napoleon Dynamite” and starring “La-La Land” actress Jessica Rothe and Bates Wilder (Joy, Detroit) as her uncle, the film examines the life of a wayward millenial booted…

Come out to the PRCA Rodeo at the Fargodome!

The livestock have officially arrived!

FARGO, N.D. — The livestock have officially arrived at the Fargodome for this year’s annual P–R–C–A rodeo. Over 200 top professional contestants from across the country are competing. Organizers say whether you are a young child or an adult that’s been going for years, it is a fun filled weekend that brings a true, traditional rodeo to town. You can…