Author: Hami Arain

Downtown Fargoans discuss Island Park’s master plan

The Fargo Park District is still going over suggestions for Island Park's master plan.

FARGO N.D. (KVRR) – The Fargo Downtown Neighborhood Association wants to make sure their voices are heard in regards to Island Park renovations. “We’re just kinda organizing this little community meet-up to try to get people’s opinions. They’re gonna make a decision on what the master plan’s gonna be real soon. So, do our best to see who’s interested in…

Anglers prepare for Saturday’s Minnesota fishing opener

It's another reminder summer is nearing as anglers in Minnesota get ready for the fishing opener.

MINNESOTA (KVRR) – Get your rods and reels and life jackets out as Minnesota’s Fishing Opener starts Saturday and people across the state are excited to get back on the water for another season of catching fish. It’s a unique Minnesota tradition and experts were initially worried about ice on many lakes in the state after the cold, wet and…

Gigi’s Playhouse finishing reconstruction

The reconstruction era for North Dakota's only down syndrome achievement center is nearing its end

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Gigi’s Playhouse is planning its grand re-opening later this summer one year after a fire destroyed it. One year after a fire severely damaged the building, the playhouse is adding new services for people with special needs and their families across the F-M area who use the space as a second home. “We watched from across…

Special Olympics athletes return to action in Moorhead

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) – Another “return to normal” event brings the community together after the COVID-19 hiatus, the regional Special Olympics return. Athletes across western Minnesota compete at Moorhead High School where they show off skills and athleticism in front of friends and family. The Clay County Sheriff’s Office helped light the torch while students from Moorhead High School, Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton,…

Fargo-Moorhead prepares for Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive

It's the largest single-day food drive in the nation for an easy way to donate goods that can help millions of Americans

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – With summer around the corner and the school year coming to a close, people might have to dig a little deeper into their pockets to feed their families. Mail carriers and food pantries are encouraging people to leave non-perishable food items next to their mailbox Saturday. “We’re always in need of peanut butter, canned fruits, canned…

Experts: Stay up to date on COVID-19 vaccines

An expert says while it's frustrating for everyone, vaccines remain the best way to prevent long-COVID

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – A second booster shot may be in store. Those older than 50 years old and some who are immunocompromised and over 12 are already eligible or have received it. According to the North Dakota Department of Health, the state averages about 80 cases a week per 100,000 people. With the unpredictability of COVID-19, experts at Fargo…

Child killed in drive-by shooting on Pine Ridge Reservation

PINE RIDGE, S.D. (KVRR/KFGO) – Authorities are investigating a drive-by shooting that killed a child on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota. Tribal officers say the shooting occurred at 9 p.m. Thursday on U.S. Highway 18 in Pine Ridge. Witnesses say the vehicle shot at the home and left before officers arrived. Law information officials are asking for information…

Fargo leaders & the community discuss combating street racing

According to a Insurify study, North Dakotans are cited for street racing 85% more often than the national average. 

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – A meeting brings people together to share how they feel about a growing concern of street racing that comes out during warmer months. Street racing and extreme speeding are on the rise across the country since the start of the pandemic, but nowhere more so than in North Dakota. The state ranks first in the nation…

Moorhead Police’s bike patrols will soon return

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) – Sunshine and warmth is finally here in the region, which means you can expect to see more police on two-wheels. Moorhead Police is taking advantage of warmer temperatures by training officers for bike patrol missions. “Following the rules of the road, things like that. And then just being able to do target enforcement on bikes. People…