Author: George Gonzales

United Way reaches 6,000 backpack goal during school supply drive

"They provide students with confidence when they throw them on their shoulders and it gets them excited about going back to school,"

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Essentia Health is helping United Way of Cass-Clay make sure no student is left behind with a big donation. Through generous community support, United Way of Cass-Clay is announcing they have reached their goal in helping students enrolled within Cass-Clay schools. “We met our goal of equipping 6,000 local K-12 students with backpacks. That all came…

Derby For the Vets gift $10,000 check to VA hospital

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Derby for the Vets presenting a special donation to Fargo’s VA hospital. In a special announcement about the upcoming 10th annual derby, the director presented a check totaling 10 thousand dollars that was collected from this year’s event. Part of the announcement also included new changes that would allow people of all ages to participate in…

Fargo Police working to reduce downtown disturbances

"Fourth avenue and Broadway is a hotpots right now."

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Fargo Police and the Downtown Community Partnership are discussing concerns over violence in the heart of downtown. Fargo Police addressed concerns over panhandling, aggravated assault and the terrorizing of people. “We have about half that are in the daytime hours and half are about the bar close hours. The daytime ones tend to be in group…

Africa International Restaurant & Nightclub’s liquor license remains suspended

Commissioners motion to suspend the license until the new application is complete by liquor control board and city commission.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — The Africa International defended themselves in front of the Fargo City commission. The Fargo City Commission heard from the Africa International Restaurant and Fargo Police Chief David Zibolski. The emergency meeting was held to discuss the continued suspension of the restaurant’s liquor license. “I think the public safety concerns related to the operations of the tavern…

Fargo Mayor Dr. Tim Mahoney announces 2022 preliminary budget

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Fargo Mayor Tim Mahoney is releasing his preliminary budget for 2022. “The city’s budget is a reflection of its goals and its objectives. Fargo’s budget reflects our purpose and what we want to achieve for our residents,” said Fargo Mayor Dr. Tim Mahoney. Fargo Mayor, Tim Mahoney is calling for various improvements of the city, which…

Benefit helps support woman in cancer fight

Funds will be boosted by Lend A Hand Up.

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — A taco bar benefit is helping raise funds for a woman diagnosed with melanoma. Family and friends of Carissa Sjolie are hosting the walking taco bar, silent auction and raffle after Sjolie’s diagnosis showed the cancer had spread to her liver, lungs, spleen and brain. The benefit is being held until 10 o’clock tonight at…

Fargo native prepares to take flight for Airsho

The Blue angels will be debuting two new aircraft's; F18 Super Hornet Super Hercules the C130J Super Hercules

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — You may have seen or even heard the Blue Angels practicing for the airshow this weekend. In celebration of its 75th anniversary, the Blue Angels are getting ready for a one-of-a-kind show. “It’s absolutely fantastic to be back here in my hometown of Fargo, North Dakota,” Blue Angels Commander Brian Kesselring said. Kesselring says being a…

NW Minnesota lawmakers discuss 2021 legislative session

MINNESOTA (KVRR) — A Minnesota Legislative wrap-up with District 4 legislators discusses actions and support they took during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. “As the COVID-19 pandemic upended many Moorhead businesses, Minnesota State lawmakers discuss the resiliency the community had to come back from difficult times,” DFL State Representative Heather Keeler of Moorhead said. With the Cares Act that…