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South Fargo Home Damaged by Fire

Firefighters were able get the flames under control and the fire was out within minutes. KVRR Reporter Nick Broadway reports

  FARGO, N.D. — A south Fargo home is damaged after a late night house fire Thursday night. Fire crews were called to 4110 17th Street South at about 9:15 p.m. for reports of smoke and flames coming from the attic through the roof of the house. Firefighters were able get the flames under control and the fire was out…

Washington D.C. Group Protests NDSU, Sanford Health’s ATLS Program

Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine Held at Protest Against the Use of Animals for NDSU and Sanford's ATLS Program

FARGO, N.D. — A Washington D.C. group is at NDSU, protesting the university’s Advanced Trauma Life Support training program. The group says the university is promoting cruelty to animals by using live pigs for their testing when other options are available. The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine and supporters stood in solidarity on 12th Avenue North and University Drive, holding…

Maple Valley School District Holds Voter Education Meeting on School Bond Proposal

If the bond passes, Oriska and Buffalo school buildings would be gradually shut down while an expansion is made on Tower City's school

TOWER CITY, N.D. — People living in the Maple Valley School District are learning about an upcoming school bond vote. Previous bonds have been voted down three times, most recently last September. On April 25th, voters will be asked to decide a $14.3 million school bond to shut down two schools and expand the third into a larger K-through-12 facility….

Bullet the Cat on the Road to Recovery

Many people took to social media their shock about the cat found with bullet wounds in his leg

FARGO, N.D. — Comments are flooding into a local animal shelter’s social media page after a cat was found with bullet wounds in his leg. In both North Dakota and Minnesota, it is unlawful to abandon or abuse any animal. Working at a rescue shelter, you see many cats find a happy ending. But…it’s not always the easiest journey. “There’s…

Prairie Business Magazine Celebrates the Region’s Leading Women

Among the honorees was Red River Broadcasting COO Kathy Lau

FARGO, N.D. — The Top 25 Women in Business honorees are being celebrated, including our very own Kathy Lau. She runs KVRR and is the Chief Operating Officer of Red River Broadcasting. Prairie Business Magazine is hosting a reception at the Radisson in Fargo for Lau and the 24 other top women in business. The celebration is designed to create…

Former Glyndon-Felton Elementary Principal Reaches Plea Deal in Theft Case

A court complaint states Dahlberg would use the self-checkout lane to scan low price items while keeping high dollar items in her cart

  MOORHEAD, Minn. — The former principal at Glyndon-Felton Elementary has reached a plea deal in a theft case involving Sam’s Club in Moorhead. Shannon Dahlberg, 46, has agreed to plead guilty to two counts of misdemeanor theft. Two felony theft charges will be dropped. She’ll be sentenced May 10. A court complaint states Dahlberg would use the self-checkout lane…

Red River Zoo Announces New Addition; Needs Your Help for a Name!

A baby camel was born two weeks ago and is now on exhibit at the zoo

FARGO, N.D. — The Red River Zoo has its first adorable addition of the year, just in time for the summer season. A female Bactrian camel calf was born two weeks ago and is now on exhibit. Bactrian camels are a part of an active breeding program. The species is critically endangered due to hunting and loss of habitat. The…

ToSti of the West Fargo Police Department Gets New Vest

The non-profit "Vested Interest in K9s" has donated more than 2,400 vests to K9s across the country

WEST FARGO, N.D. — A non-profit organization donates an extra layer of protection to West Fargo’s youngest K9. In this photo, ToSti is proudly wearing his new bullet and knife proof vest. ToSti and his partner were not available for an interview today but his colleague Disco met us to show off. Disco received his vest 5 years ago. The…

Controlled Burns Happening Throughout the Metro

This afternoon, they burnt roundabouts on Veterans Boulevard to remove weeds and stimulate growth of existing native plants

WEST FARGO, N.D. — If you see grass fires in the area, there’s a chance they could be controlled prairie burns. City workers in Fargo say these scheduled burns happen throughout early springtime. This afternoon, they burnt roundabouts on Veterans Boulevard to remove weeds and stimulate growth of existing native plants. Oftentimes, burns will get rescheduled since the weather has…

Bison Turf Owner Says Reopening Still Scheduled Despite Setbacks

Pete Sabo said if there are no more surprises, the bar should be open by early June

  FARGO, N.D. — The owner of the Bison Turf said while he is facing a few setbacks, the bar is still set to reopen as planned. Pete Sabo, who owns¬†Fargo’s iconic college hang-out, said the contractor found the entry to the basement does not meet code. Sabo¬†said that is going to require additional work to pass inspection. He said…