Coronavirus-MN

LIVE: ShopND.com

Let's be honest, Amazon doesn't need our support. But they do.

Local business owners are primed to give Amazon Prime Day a run for its money. That’s after a new project called ShopND.com launches online. The project provides one-stop online shopping for consumers that showcases local, North-Dakota based small businesses, all in one marketplace. The idea came about with and is funded by the Covid relief Cares Act. The UND Small…

LIVE: Moorhead Farmer’s Market

Get fresh with us. Come on, everyone else is doing it.

If you’ve spent the past pandemic year-plus sitting on the couch chewing on processed foods, there’s some good news this morning: there’s a new chance to get out today to get some goodies that will leave you feeling good, too. Tuesday marks the return of the Moorhead Farmer’s Market. It’s not just a great place to buy fresh, locally produced…

Artist teams up with MN DOH to inform overlooked communities about COVID-19

MINNESOTA (KVRR) – A Minnesota artist teams up with the state’s Department of Health in order to reach some communities that may be getting left behind in the pandemic. For months on end, public health messages have surrounded us, but those in certain communities weren’t always getting reached. “A lot of it was disparities in the African American community,” said…

LIVE: Healthy Kids Day

Talk about terrific timing. Just as the CDC announced its new, relaxed recommendations for vaccinated Americans and telling us we can drop the masks, the YMCA is welcoming back one and all for its annual Healthy Kids Day this weekend. It’s been more than a year since the metro’s YMCA facilities opened their doors to everyone for the free-to-all-ages event….

Walz to end Minnesota’s mask mandate following CDC announcement

ST. PAUL, Minn. (KVRR) – Minnesota Governor Tim Walz will sign an order Friday morning ending the state’s mask mandate to follow Centers For Disease Control and Prevention guidance on face coverings. Minnesotans who aren’t fully vaccinated are strongly recommended to wear face coverings indoors. Businesses and cities can still make their own mask mandates. However, masks are still required…

Pet Connection: Meet Daxton

He's got us on a sugar high.

For a dog as sweet as his breed look no further than Daxton the chocolate lab. He’s high energy, affectionate, always up for a game, and just as goofy as his breed’s reputation would have it. He’s also very well behaved, gets along well with other dogs, kennel trained, and getting over Parvovirus like a champ. Labs are bred to…

LIVE: Year of the Road Trip

If you want road adventure and wide-open spaces, you've come to the right place.

You’re probably itching to get out and enjoy the great wide wonderful region this weekend, but then again, so are thousands upon thousands of strangers in the tri-state area. And most of them may be headed for our lovely lakes country for fishing opener in Minnesota. If you’re looking to avoid the crowds, you’ve come to the right place, since…

‘Remembering the Forgotten Pandemic’: Student exhibit examines 1918 Spanish Flu

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) – Wednesday marked opening night for a new exhibit examining the Spanish Flu and the lives it took in the Red River Valley. Behind a glass case at the Hjemkomst Center, diaries, letters and newspapers show calls for quarantines, face masks and business closures across the Red River Valley. “With COVID-19 going on at the moment, you…

Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine approved for children ages 12 to 15

UNITED STATES (KVRR) – The Food and Drug Administration expands use of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for children 12 to 15 years old. Last month Pfizer said phase three clinical trials found its vaccine was safe and one hundred percent effective in the age group. Preliminary data shows there were no cases among fully vaccinated adolescents compared to 18 given placebos….