Author: Brandon Blakney

Construction in F-M Metro picks up with spring weather

The frost is long gone and road construction work is kicking into high gear in the metro and around the region.

FARGO-MOORHEAD (KVRR) – Construction in F-M Metro picks up with spring weather. The frost is long gone and road construction work is kicking into high gear in the metro and around the region. “Contractors want to get out there and get the maintenance worked on for us so we bid on a number of projects over the winter time and…

Third Annual Plant Festival brings out plant lovers and more

The Fargo plant festival hosted by Wild Terra Cider gave people a chance to gather for food, fun and plants

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — The Fargo Plant Festival hosted by Wild Terra Cider gave people a chance to gather for food, fun and plants. The third annual event gives local vendors the opportunity to connect with the community to promote their products. There was something for all ages. Plant lovers got to talk to experts about different types of plants,…

A successful finish to Fargo Marathon week

It was capped off Saturday with the Full and Half Marathons.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Fargo Marathon week was another huge hit in the community. The Fargo Marathon brings in thousands of runners and supporters and the economic impact is substantial annually. “We’re going to be about 8,300, 8,400, people, just talking to the Convention Visitors Bureau people. Based on the kinda of average spend of people coming in, it’s going…

Fargo Marathon kicks off Day 2 of weekend races

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR)- Thousands of runners from all over the country are flowing into Fargo for the Fargo Marathon for various events, and the Fargo-Moorhead community showed up to cheer them on. It was a packed house in the Fargodome for the half and full marathons, some trained for months, many families and friends came out to support their runners….

Red River Market hosts first event outside of the year

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR)- The Red River Market took to the streets of West Fargo with over 30 vendors for their first outside event of the year. Organizers were happy the weather held up and welcomed dozens from the Fargo Moorhead community to come shop with local vendors. They were selling everything from food to clothes and jewelry. There were…

Fargo Marathon ready for 2nd straight year after COVID hiatus

Thousands of runners are flowing into Fargo for the Fargo Marathon for various events

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Thousands of runners are flowing into Fargo for the Fargo Marathon for various events. The 5k happened Friday night. There was also a virtual 5k for people who couldn’t make it. Mayor Mahoney says Fargo is ranked number one in health in the country, the city buzzes around the marathon and it brings the community together…

Plaza Azteca Mexican Restaurant reopens, helps victims

Plaza Azteca Mexican Restaurant reopens after a shooting that injured a mother and her baby. The restaurant is donating 50 percent of today's proceeds to Lucia Garcia and her seven month old son.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Plaza Azteca Mexican Restaurant reopens after a shooting that injured a mother and her baby. The restaurant is donating 50 percent of the day’s proceeds to Lucia Garcia and her seven-month-old son. Many were still in shock hearing about how Malik Gill of Moorhead opened fire on his girlfriend and their baby. “My gosh. I just…

Fargo massage therapy businesses must be licensed

Fargo Cass Public Health is behind an ordinance passed to regulate massage therapy that was passed in December and will be implemented this year.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Fargo Cass Public Health is behind an ordinance passed to regulate massage therapy that was passed in December and will be implemented this year. The purpose of the ordinance is to license and regulate establishments that conduct massage procedures. Fargo is the first city in North Dakota to try this approach. Massage therapy owners should contact…

NDSU welcomes President David Cook

He is the university's 15th president and is excited to take the university to new heights.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – David Cook  is North Dakota State University’s 15th president and is excited to take the university to new heights. Cook comes from the University of Kansas where he was Vice Chancellor for Public Affairs and Economic Development. He says he can’t feel the shoes of former President Dean Bresciani, but wants to bring his passion and…

Ground broken for new Holy Cross Catholic Church in West Fargo

A dream 40 years in the making is becoming a reality for a church through patience and generous donations from the congregation and a Bismarck millionaire.

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR)- A dream 40 years in the making is becoming a reality for a church through patience and generous donations from the congregation and a Bismarck millionaire. The congregation couldn’t all attend service at one time because there wasn’t room for all 5,700 members. They are praising in a parish hall for the last six or seven…