Author: Brandon Blakney

Blizzard Causes Tough Travel Conditions

The FM area sees it's eighth blizzard of the winter which is double the normal average.

FARGO-MOORHEAD (KVRR) – The area sees its eighth blizzard of the winter which is double the normal average. “It’s more than I can take. It’s horrible. We’ve driven the last 100 miles doing 45 miles per hour. It was scary. It was very scary,” Wind Farmer Ross Smith said. The snowfall is making driving conditions extremely difficult. Roads are covered….

Three-time champions Fargo Invaders host first round of tryouts

The Fargo Invaders semi pro football team has won three championships since 2014! Today they kick off their first round of tryouts and they're welcoming fresh talent.

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — The Fargo Invaders semi pro football team has won three championships since 2014! Today they kick off their first round of tryouts and they’re welcoming fresh talent. “It can be difficult but one thing is that they all have a love for football, we do things in the offseason to build team chemistry, last year…

Puck Drops for 2nd Weekend of Fargo Pond Hockey Classic

  FARGO, N.D. (KVRR)– The puck drops for the second weekend of The Fargo Pond Hockey Classic. Organizers from Fargo Park District say it showcases the game the way nature intended it to be played on the pond! “It is great to see such a great turnout; the event just keeps getting bigger and bigger which is exactly what we…

Individual wrestling state champions are crowned

After day one quarter finals and semifinals we have day two action of the individual matches at the state wrestling finals, fans packed the fargodome

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR)- After day one quarter finals and semifinals we have day two action of the individual matches at the state wrestling finals, fans packed the Fargodome 160 Class Porter (West Fargo) vs Mewes (Jamestown) Mewes crowned champion 145 B Laura (Carrington) vs Nelson (Lisbon) Laura takes the title in 145 B 152b Reinke (Libson) Clifton Reinke takes the…

Essentia Health Fargo opens new cardiometabolic clinic program

An Essentia Health clinic is focused on preventing heart disease.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – An Essentia Health clinic is focused on preventing heart disease. “Cardiovascular disease is a real big issue in the United States. It’s a very big cause for morbidity and mortality. Basically it can be a reason for people feeling good but also a reason people can feel bad,” Essentia Health Cardiologist Dr. Rory Farnan said. February…

NDSU sorority & fraternity’s Freeze-A-Thon raises money to furnish homes

An NDSU fraternity and sorority are partnering up for their annual Freeze-A-Thon. They're standing outside for 120 hours attempting to raise $30,000 dollars for charity.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – A North Dakota State University fraternity and sorority are partnering up for their annual Freeze-A-Thon. They’re standing outside for 120 hours attempting to raise $30,000 for charity. “We’ll be out here 24/7 Monday through Friday. All of us have to do six hours we’re taking shifts two of us at a time,” Jordan Amerg of Alpha…

$10 million initiative to help advance farming technology at Grand Farm

Grand Farm leaders say they expect this move to attract thousands to North Dakota

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – The North Dakota Department of Commerce picks Fargo’s Grand Farm Education and Research Initiative for a 10 million dollar matching grant to advance agriculture technology. “It’s my pleasure today to announce that based on the legislative actions of the 67th legislature signed into law that gave the grant authority to the North Dakota Department of Commerce….

Polar Fest celebrates 150 year Anniversary of Detroit Lakes

From frozen fireworks, to an ice palace, and a kite flying event Polar Fest is in full swing, and it continues to pay homage to the city's past of ice harvesting.

DETROIT LAKES, Minn.(KVRR) — The 26th annual Detroit Lakes Polar Fest is underway and this year marks the 150th anniversary of the cities existence! This year brings more kites and fireworks than previous years. “Well we encourage you to come down to Detroit lakes and check out all the events during polar fest. See our beautiful palace and Ice maze,…

Disc Golfers gather in Fargo for big cash tournament

72 Disc Golf players from around the Midwest come together to compete in a tourney at the Fargodome with cash prizes on the line.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR)- 72 Disc Golf players from around the Midwest come together to compete in a tourney at the Fargodome with cash prizes on the line. “It’s growing immensely. A couple years ago tournaments used to fill, they might only feel up to half capacity or three quarters of capacity,” said Brett Burch Owner of Big Cat Disc Golf….

Interest in curling grows at F-M Curling Club

It was added as an official Olympic sport in 1998 and here in Fargo the FM Curling Club has been fueling talent.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Curling has been a competitive sport since 1541 and over the centuries it continues to grow in popularity. It was added as an Olympic sport in 1998 and here in Fargo the F-M Curling Club has been fueling talent. “Curling is known as like a lifelong sport, so when we had such a growth of newer…