Author: Raya Quttaineh

Block 9 Celebrates Topping Out

The building is set to open next year

FARGO, N.D. — The crews behind the Block 9 project in downtown Fargo are celebrating topping out at 235 feet on the corner of Broadway and Second Avenue North. The 117–million dollar project has been in the works for 10 years, with construction beginning a little over a year ago. The project includes a 125–room hotel, restaurant, and lounge, luxury…

Sanford Hosts First-Ever Women’s Social

The event features two keynote speakers

FARGO, N.D. — Sanford Health is hosting its first–ever Women’s Social at Sanctuary Events Center in Fargo. The event caters to all women across Fargo–Moorhead and features two national keynote speakers, Cris Linnares and Megan Tamte, touching on women’s wellness empowerment. About 200 women are there to connect with one another and ask health questions to Sanford medical providers. Sanford…

Moorhead & Dilworth City Officials Making High-Traffic Intersection Safer

Some people in Moorhead and Dilworth have been complaining about the dangers of an intersection bordering the cities

MOORHEAD & DILWORTH, Minn. — This intersection near 34th Street South and Highway 10 Frontage Road has been deemed risky for quite a while. “We’ve had a lot of issues with traffic coming out from one side or the other, trying to make a left–hand turn, and it’s just impossible to do. Well, I don’t want to say impossible to…

BIO Girls West Fargo Hosts Charity Class at Orange Theory Fitness

The collaboration is an effort to raise money for the BIO Girls West Fargo site

FARGO, N.D. — This may seem like a typical workout class at first glance. But the reward for the 20 participants getting their sweat is much bigger than burning calories. Orange Theory Fitness in Fargo is collaborating with BIO Girls for a charity class to help fund the non–profit’s new West Fargo location. It’s a 12–dollar class for anyone in…

Major Television Network Show In Town

Its cast filmed an episode at the Boiler Room in Fargo

FARGO, N.D. — A major television network show made a pit stop at the Boiler Room in Fargo. Details on which show it is and an episode release date will be revealed to the public in the next month or so. Until then, it has to be kept private for legal reasons. This is the first time the Boiler Room…

UPDATE: Man charged with murder in North Fargo apartment death

43-year-old Darrell Peterson is being held in the Cass County Jail

UPDATE: Darrell Peterson has been charged with felony intentional murder in the death of Duane Darling. We’ll have the latest on KVRR Local News at 6:00 and 9:00.   FARGO, N.D. — Fargo Police say they’ve arrested 43–year–old Darrell Peterson for the murder of a Fargo man. Police officers were called at around 7:00 Wednesday morning to Pioneer Manor apartments,…

SpartanNash Celebrates New Facility Completion

The 80,000 square foot warehouse is complete after two years of planning and construction

FARGO, N.D. — A nationwide wholesale produce and floral distributor is expanding its reach in Fargo. SpartanNash’s new warehouse features technology like product selection through voice recognition. The building is only a few minutes away from the company’s other warehouse on Main Avenue. “We have to make sure that we do a great job of getting the freshest product and…

Girl Scouts Help Dogs Find Homes

Troop 30315 is making dog toys for Turtle Mountain Animal Rescue shelter

FARGO, N.D. — Two Dakota Horizons Girl Scouts in Fargo are aiming to make a difference in the community by helping a few dogs find homes. The 10–year–olds, along with help from family and friends, spent the day making 150 dog toys to be donated to the Turtle Mountain Animal Rescue shelter at a “Meet and Greet” event. The chew…

15-Year-Old West Fargo Boy Battling ALS Isn’t Giving Up

According to the CDC, less than 1 percent of those diagnosed with ALS are under the age of 40

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Step into 15–year–old Ben Merck’s bedroom, and you’ll see he’s not much different from other teenagers. Sports caps, sneakers and posters of his favorite athletes, fill the walls. But his struggle with a neurological disorder isn’t one many kids his age are familiar with. “Doctors have said, you know, ‘I didn’t believe it when I saw…