Author: Alix Larsen

Moorhead ordinance stops payday lenders from charging steep interest rates

The ordinance will go into effect on Friday

MOORHEAD, Minn. – Moorhead is hoping to pave the way for frustrated Minnesota cities with a new ordinance to limit payday lenders. They’re calling it the Moorhead Model. It’s the first of its kind in Minnesota. It will stop payday lenders from charging big annual fees. “Unfortunately when your business model relies on charging three hundred, four hundred, or five…

Fargo Park District opens warming houses for the season

Warming houses will be available at some outdoor ice rinks

FARGO, N.D.- Fargo Park District is opening its warming houses at the outdoor ice rinks. The staffed warming houses during the season are Longfellow, Roosevelt, Centennial, Clara Barton and Kennedy Park. They will close earlier than scheduled in the evenings if the temperature reaches -10 degrees or colder, or wind chills of -30 or greater. All will be operating at…

“From the Meadow” exhibition at Spirit Room pays tribute to artist’s childhood home

Kimberly Kenyon's shows memories from her childhood through acrylic painting

FARGO, N.D. – An artist’s exhibition at Spirit Room sends a “love note to home” through her acrylic paintings. Kimberly Kenyon is a visual artist who was living and working as a graphic designer in the FM area. Her exhibition “From the Meadow” pays tribute to her youth and childhood home. She recently moved back to the old house in…

Last minute Christmas shoppers fill up West Acres to finish their gift lists

We talked to shoppers who are cutting it close this holiday season

FARGO, N.D.- It’s too late to put in those online Christmas orders, but it’s not too late to hop on over to the mall to finish up your lists. Nothing can stop Christmas shoppers from coming out to West Acres to get their last minute gifts. “Last minute gift cards for my sister and mom. Then I came over to…

NDDOT releases new app to help make its services more easy and accessible

"ND Drive" was released on Tuesday, and it's off to a good start

NORTH DAKOTA (KVRR) – The North Dakota Department of Transportation has launched a new app called ND Drive. It lets you do almost everything you would do at the DMV without going in. For things like license and registration renewals, address changes and paying fees, the app makes it easier. For the times you do have to go into the…

Sanford Health updates on COVID-19 vaccine distribution

The major health system talked over a Zoom call

FARGO, N.D.- Sanford Health is giving us new details on the COVID-19 vaccine. Sanford says it will continue to see rollouts of the Moderna and Pfizer vaccines through the end of the month and into the new year. Healthcare workers are still being vaccinated as the first part of its plan. Out of the health care system’s almost 10,000 employees,…

FBI warns of potential COVID-19 vaccine scams

As the vaccine starts to be distributed, scammers might take advantage of the opportunity

MINNEAPOLIS- As the COVID-19 vaccine becomes more available, the FBI is warning people to be on the lookout for scammers. They could come in phone calls, emails and texts. The FBI says scammers might ask you things like paying out of pocket for the vaccine, putting your name on an early access list and even trying to sell or ship…

Salvation Army hands out over 800 Christmas meal boxes

It may not be having it's annual Christmas dinner, but it's still providing meals to those in need this holiday season

FARGO, N.D. –  The Salvation Army’s “Operation: Rescue Christmas” is underway. Cars were lining up outside of the Fargodome as early as 8 a.m. to pick up their food box. The Salvation Army handed out over 800 of them to families in need of a helping hand this holiday season. “We are prepared. We’ve thought this through. We have a…

Fargo Public Schools Holiday Meal Baskets receives record number of donations

The third annual event is breaking records for the amount of families it's able to feed this holiday season

FARGO, N.D.- “We had a goal of 145 meals, and we were able to just surpass 200, so we’re just grateful for all the support from the community,” says Fargo Public School’s Student Wellness and Family Facilitator Supervisor Jen Sahr. The meal basket program is run by Fargo Public Schools’ Student Wellness and Family Facilitators who determine recipients based off…