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Third Annual Plant Festival brings out plant lovers and more

The Fargo plant festival hosted by Wild Terra Cider gave people a chance to gather for food, fun and plants

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — The Fargo Plant Festival hosted by Wild Terra Cider gave people a chance to gather for food, fun and plants. The third annual event gives local vendors the opportunity to connect with the community to promote their products. There was something for all ages. Plant lovers got to talk to experts about different types of plants,…

A successful finish to Fargo Marathon week

It was capped off Saturday with the Full and Half Marathons.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Fargo Marathon week was another huge hit in the community. The Fargo Marathon brings in thousands of runners and supporters and the economic impact is substantial annually. “We’re going to be about 8,300, 8,400, people, just talking to the Convention Visitors Bureau people. Based on the kinda of average spend of people coming in, it’s going…

Fargo Marathon kicks off Day 2 of weekend races

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR)- Thousands of runners from all over the country are flowing into Fargo for the Fargo Marathon for various events, and the Fargo-Moorhead community showed up to cheer them on. It was a packed house in the Fargodome for the half and full marathons, some trained for months, many families and friends came out to support their runners….

Red River Market hosts first event outside of the year

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR)- The Red River Market took to the streets of West Fargo with over 30 vendors for their first outside event of the year. Organizers were happy the weather held up and welcomed dozens from the Fargo Moorhead community to come shop with local vendors. They were selling everything from food to clothes and jewelry. There were…

Fargo marathon results are in

FARGO, N.D. (KFGO/KVRR) – The results for the top finishers in Saturday’s Fargo Marathon are in. Sam Westerberg of Minneapolis posted the fastest overall time for the full-marathon at 2:26:01, pacing at 5:44 a mile. Karen Bertasso-Hughes of Selkirk, N.Y was the top full-marathon women’s finisher with a time of 2:47:01 and a pace of 6:23. In the half-marathon, St….

Plaza Azteca Mexican Restaurant reopens, helps victims

Plaza Azteca Mexican Restaurant reopens after a shooting that injured a mother and her baby. The restaurant is donating 50 percent of today's proceeds to Lucia Garcia and her seven month old son.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Plaza Azteca Mexican Restaurant reopens after a shooting that injured a mother and her baby. The restaurant is donating 50 percent of the day’s proceeds to Lucia Garcia and her seven-month-old son. Many were still in shock hearing about how Malik Gill of Moorhead opened fire on his girlfriend and their baby. “My gosh. I just…

LIVE: Fargo Mayoral Race

Meet Dr. Tim Mahoney -- again.

Fargo Mayor Dr. Tim Mahoney is speaking out about the shooting at a Fargo restaurant that left a woman and an eight-month-old baby injured. His reaction to the shooting, which Mahoney describes as “a tragedy,” is part of our ongoing series of one-on-ones with the candidates for Fargo mayor. The shooter, who was convicted of a violent felony in 2020…

Governor Walz tours storm damage in Benson

The governor visited businesses and held a roundtable with local leaders

BENSON, Minn. (KVRR) — Gov. Tim Walz visits Benson, Minnesota to survey storm damage and meet with local officials. Last Thursday, strong winds brought down power lines and damaged buildings, farm equipment and roads. The path of destruction stretched from eastern South Dakota into Meeker County in central Minnesota. Walz met with local officials that have been managing the response,…

Memory Café celebrates 5 years with a birthday party

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) -Memory Café is celebrating its 5th year of service at Bethel Church in Fargo. From pottery lessons and a fitness class to service dogs and live music, the Memory Café serves as a safe social gathering place where people experiencing mild to moderate memory loss come together. Organizers are excited to celebrate another year building relationships with…

Ground broken for new Holy Cross Catholic Church in West Fargo

A dream 40 years in the making is becoming a reality for a church through patience and generous donations from the congregation and a Bismarck millionaire.

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR)- A dream 40 years in the making is becoming a reality for a church through patience and generous donations from the congregation and a Bismarck millionaire. The congregation couldn’t all attend service at one time because there wasn’t room for all 5,700 members. They are praising in a parish hall for the last six or seven…