Author: Paola Belloso

Governor Walz discusses security measures ahead of Biden’s inauguration

According to Walz, the FBI put out a bulletin calling attention to threats to the 50 capitals.

MINNESOTA – Governor Tim Walz discusses threats to the Minnesota State Capitol ahead of Inauguration Day. “Shame on this country if we try and normalize what’s happening here. Shame if we don’t hold those that made this situation accountable,” Governor Walz said. Following the riots that took place at the U.S Capitol and the possible threats to other cities, Governor…

Priority group in Phase 1B receives first dose of the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine

"Happy. Yeah, very happy. Good."

FARGO, N.D. – Sanford Health moves into COVID-19 vaccinations for the general public age 75 and older with underlying health conditions. Erwin and Jean Beikle received a call that many are anxiously waiting to get. It was their turn to get the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine. “Happy. Yeah, very happy. Good,” Erwin and Jean Beilke said. Erwin and Jean are 90…

Fargo Mayor says 2020 was a difficult year & he’s optimistic about 2021

He also talked about the urgency to discuss race relations in the metro.

FARGO, N.D. – Fargo Mayor Dr. Tim Mahoney says that through unprecedented times, the city continues to shine and lead by example. Metro mayors held the annual State of the Cities. Mahoney says some of the highlights include how thousands of volunteers came together last march to produce more than 230,000 sandbags when there was a possibility of flooding. He…

Fargo Cass Public Health is moving to phase 1B of Covid-19 vaccine distribution

Phase 1A of the COVID-19 vaccine distribution is almost reaching its end.

FARGO, N.D. – Sanford Health in Fargo will begin administering the COVID-19 vaccine to Phase 1B, to those 75 and older starting tomorrow by appointment only. Fargo Cass Public Health says they’re expecting to begin distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine for priority groups in phase 1B on Monday. Phase 1A of the COVID-19 vaccine distribution is almost reaching its end….

Local gun stores try to meet demand as gun and ammunition sales spike

Price says it all started last March when the pandemic first hit.

FARGO, N.D.- Local gun stores are seeing a spike in gun and ammunition purchases. Michael Price from Bill’s Gun Shop and Range in Fargo says it’s been a while since they’ve been able to take a break. “Oh, we’ve definitely been busy,” Price said. He says meeting demand has been quite a task. “It’s been a little bit of a…

Moorhead restaurant says reopening to dine-in customers will feel like “a grand opening”

Starting Monday, bars and restaurants in Minnesota can open to 50 percent capacity, with a maximum of 150 people.

MOORHEAD, Minn. – Governor Tim Walz loosens COVID-19 restrictions that will go into effect on January 11th, including indoor dining. “For us it does feel like a grand reopening, we’re excited to see our people, we’re in this business for the people,” Bartender & Server at Legends Sports Bar & Grill Baylee Engquist said. Starting Monday, bars and restaurants in…

NDSU increases seating capacity at The SHAC to 50 percent

Woken says they will remain practicing the same guidelines put in place to keep everyone safe.

FARGO, N.D. – The North Dakota State University Athletics Department has updated venue capacity for the Scheels Center at the Sanford Health Athletic Complex. “As of our last home competition before Christmas, we were able to have 1,000, but with the new Department of Health regulations, now we can go up to 50 percent,” North Dakota State University Senior Associate…

Fargo, West Fargo & Moorhead police chiefs discuss priorities for 2021

All three police chiefs say they've seen a concerning increase in overdoses this past year.

FARGO, N.D. – The Fargo Moorhead West Fargo Chamber of Commerce invites local police chiefs to discuss the biggest issues they experienced. Local law enforcement say they’re biggest hurdle has been trying to achieve their goals in light of all the challenges they’ve faced during this past year. “The obvious division that we have in our country right now, whether…

Casey’s launches campaign to help support schools across 16 states

Throughout January, people can round up their purchases and all the money will be going to schools projects and other initiatives.

ANKENY, Iowa – Casey’s kicks off a month long campaign to support teachers and students. The convenience store chain is partnering with LIFEWTR to help K-12 public and private schools across 16 states including North Dakota. Throughout January, people can round up their purchases and all the money will be going to schools projects and other initiatives. Company leaders say…

Attorney general says no charges will be filed in child sex abuse investigation

Their hope was to potentially be able to prosecute sexual crimes.

FARGO (KVRR) – Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem says he has completed an 18 month investigation into the allegations of sexual abuse by members of the North Dakota Catholic dioceses. The investigation into the child sexual abuse allegations by members of the Diocese of Fargo and Bismarck started in June 2019. “The Dioceses had released a list of the names of…