Author: Brandon Blakney

“It’s not surprising that it showed up” Walz speaks on Omicron variant

Well first and foremost it's not surprising that it showed up.

DILWORTH, Minn. (KVRR) — The omicron variant of COVID-19 has been discovered in at least five states, the second being Minnesota. It shows yet again how mutations of the virus can circumnavigate the globe with speed. Minnesota Governor Tim Walz gives an update on the first confirmed Omicron variant case in the state. “Well first and foremost it’s not surprising…

Gov. Walz tours Dilworth fire station as city asks for millions for renovations

DILWORTH, Minn. (KVRR) – Minnesota Governor¬†Tim Walz is making his rounds on his local jobs and projects tour including a stop at the Dilworth fire station, a unit that serves a big portion of Clay County. The station is seeking state and federal funding for a renovation plan that’s estimated to cost $6.5 million. They’re asking the state of Minnesota…

13th Annual Stuff the Bus ready to hit the road

The 13th annual stuff the bus event, providing gifts to women and children in the YWCA at their Unique Boutique will hit the road Tuesday.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – The 13th annual stuff the bus event, providing gifts to women and children in the YWCA at their Unique Boutique will hit the road Thursday. The bus will be located at Beyond Realty on December 2nd from 3:00 to 3:45 PM. They will be accepting donations like toys for kids, art supplies as well as clothing,…

Fargo’s North Broadway Bridge may be demolished

The Fate of the North Broadway Bridge will be decided at the next City Commision meeting in two weeks.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – The fate of the North Broadway Bridge will be decided at the next City Commission meeting in two weeks. “I just want the public to understand that if we take the bridge out it doesn’t mean it immediately comes back, ” Fargo Mayor Dr. Tim Mahoney said. If the 32-year-old North Broadway Bridge is demolished because…

The 70th Miss North Dakota Reyna Bergstrom is celebrated at her send-off ceremony

She spoke on the struggles of getting to this point that the cameras don't always show.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — “My fourth time competing for Miss North Dakota, the fact that it actually happened I didn’t expect it, but I’m just so humbled and thrilled that this dream actually became a reality. So I think perseverance does pay off. The more you do something the more confident you grow the more comfortable you are with all…

Santa Village kicks off the holidays

This will be the first time in a long time that we've been able to celebrate Christmas with family due to covid.

  Fargo, N.D. (KVRR) — “We are out here at Santa village for the Fargo parks department Santa village and it’s a beautiful day for it, I love this is our opening day, beautiful sunshine and it’s not too cold”, said Mrs. Claus. Along with some cooperative weather there were plenty of festivities for the community to enjoy to get…

After Black Friday it’s time to celebrate small businesses this holiday season.

Hoollands Home and Garden hosted their fifteenth annual Small Business Saturday.

  Moorhead, Minn. (KVRR) — After Black Friday it’s time to celebrate small businesses this holiday season.¬† Hollands Home and Garden hosted their fifteenth annual Small Business Saturday. It’s in an effort to showcase products from local businesses around Moorhead and West Fargo, heading into the holidays. Customers filled the shop and purchased items like; ornaments, quilts, holiday nomes, candles…

Holiday Market showcases local artists at The Rourke

Local artist Dan Jones' work was featured at the museum.

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) – The fifth annual Holiday Market at The Rourke Art Gallery and Museum showcases local art. The gallery showcases local business and artists from across the state. Art pieces range from $25 to $2,500. This event provides an opportunity for shoppers to find holiday gifts. Local artist Dan Jones’ work was featured at the museum. The Fargo…

Christmas tree shortages hit locally

"We're literally running out in the United States."

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Thanksgiving is over and the Christmas tree frenzy has begun due to shortages. “We’re literally running out in the United States,” Owner of Baker Garden and Gift Eric Baker said. We’re seeing a natural Christmas tree shortage around the country and here locally, prices per foot have risen. Boy Scout Troop 215 from Fargo typically buys…