Author: Brandon Blakney

Fargo apartment deemed a total loss after fire

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – A fire in a studio apartment on North Broadway in Fargo causes $60,000 in damage. The apartment is one of three in a house converted into apartments and is considered a total loss. The house and attached garage only have minor to moderate smoke damage. The person living in the studio apartment has been displaced. Someone…

Rockin’ For A Reason raises money for kids with cancer

Brave the Shave, an orginization dedicated to raising money to help pay bills for childen diagnosed with cancer, partners up with one of their parents for a first time event.

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — An organization dedicated to raising money for families with children battling cancer, and the parents of a kid they helped join forces to pay it forward. Leaders of Brave the Shave reached out to see if anyone involved with the program wanted to lead an event, and Jordan Johnson, father of Grantley Johnson, stepped up….

Artist’s Flea Market to showcase affordable pieces

Wild Terra Cider teams up with Lost in Fargo artists to put on a flea market to showcase local art at an affordable price.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR)- The Artist’s Flea Market connects the community with talented local artists. Over thirty local artists and vendors gather at the outdoor event where some of the pieces were going for as little as five dollars. There were a variety of paintings, jewelry, and pottery along with other locally made items on sale. Organizers wanted the chance to…

North and South Dakota Girl Scouts Honored

The Girl Scouts-Dakota Horizons Council holds Honoring Excellence Recognition for girl scouts excelling at serving their communities

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR)- North Dakota and South Dakota Girl Scouts get rare honor after good community deeds. Organizers gathered scouts from North and South Dakota to be honored with Bronze, Silver, and Gold awards for their impact on their local communities. Some girl scouts have been working toward this goal for 12 years and say scouts builds character, confidence, and…

Moorhead church hosts “March for our Lives” rally

Nationwide March For Our Lives Rallies spark across the nation and here locally in Moorhead

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR)-Mass shootings sending shockwaves of emotions rattling through our country. Trinity Lutheran Church in Moorhead take a stand against gun violence by marching from Moorhead to Fargo with the Lutheran Campus Ministry of Concordia College, MSUM, and NDSU. Recent mass shootings have the country mourning, some in silence. Others send prayers to loved ones and strangers, some taking…

Paxlovid will be a treatment option at Moorhead Covid-19 testing site

Paxlovid a Pfizer prescription pill for people with Covid will be distributed in select locations in the Fargo Moorhead area.

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) – The Pfizer prescription pill Paxlovid, for people with Covid will be available soon in select locations throughout Minnesota. The Moorhead location is at the former Thomas Edison Elementary school at 1110 14th Street South. What sets these clinics apart is after getting a test people wait in their car for 15 minutes for a result and…

Ribfest vendors say Fargo is one of the best places to serve BBQ

You can smell it in the air. Day two of Happy Harry's RibFest draws out meat lovers to try smoked ribs, pulled pork, chicken and brisket.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR)- The 26th Annual Happy Harry’s RibFest continues to attract a stable of vendors all over the country and even Australia to answer the BBQ cravings of people in the Fargo-Moorhead area. Vendors say the community and hospitality of Fargo keeps them coming back year after year. “You can talk to any vendor out here anywhere we go…

City Commission stalls 2-2 on former police officer’s termination vote

An appeal hearing for former Fargo Police Officer Justin Nachatilo results in a two-two vote from city commissioners which upholds his termination.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – An appeal hearing for former Fargo Police Officer Justin Nachatilo results in a 2-2 vote from city commissioners which upholds his termination. Mayor Dr. Tim Mahoney had a misvote that caused some confusion and resulted in a revote. Mahoney and Commissioner Arlette Preston voted in favor of terminating Nachatilo while commissioners John Strand and Dave Piepkorn…

West Fargo Public Schools Board Approves District Activities Director

West Fargo school district Activities Directors and Coaches want to know what this means for them.

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR)- West Fargo Public School Board decides the future of their athletics structure, which will now include a district Activities Director to monitor all three high schools. This could potentially mean a demotion and pay cut for current activity directors, Corey Hermann just completed his first year as AD at Sheyenne a and the athletic program flourished…