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Thriving Through Technology: Students Compete in Bison BEST Robotics Competition

This is the 12th year NDSU has hosted the competition

FARGO, N.D. — For some students, the Bentson–Bunker Fieldhouse is their version of the FargoDome, the ultimate stage to let their technological toughness thrive. Some students view the Bison Best Robotics competition as a chance to craft camaraderie through the use of technology. “It’s great to see all the robots compete. It’s like you’re not alone in sometimes the failure. Some…

Swimmers Bounce Around Obstacles in Water Warriors Challenge

This is the first time the Hulbert Aquatic Center hosted the event

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Kids of all ages jumped into the pool at the Hulbert Aquatic Center to take part in a new aquatic competition. The first annual West Fargo Water Warriors Challenge had swimmers racing through an inflatable obstacle course in the pool. The event started as a way for kids to get out of the house and develop a…

Red River Zoo Opens its Doors to Kids Celebrating Halloween Early

"Boo at the Zoo" allows kids to trick-or-treat while seeing zoo animals

FARGO, N.D. — With Halloween just under two weeks away, kids got into the Halloween spirit at the Red River Zoo. At the annual “Boo at the Zoo”, kids dressed up in their Halloween costumes while also getting some treats from volunteers from 40 different organizations. Even though the temperatures are a little colder, the zoo’s executive director says hosting a…

Haunted Farm Serves Up Plenty of Scares as Halloween Approaches

The farm's owner brings in 35 actors each year to bring the terror to life

MOORHEAD, Minn. — For nearly 30 years, one man has opened up his farm in South Moorhead to serve up some scares. Take a step into the Haunted Farm, and be prepared to encounter some skulls, graves, and unexpected horrors each step of the way. New this year is a grain bin with mannequins inside, as well as 35 actors set…

No One Injured in Garage Fire at Business Center in Fargo

Some units in the complex suffered significant smoke damage

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo firefighters responded to the fire at a warehouse on 3317 Fiechtner Drive around 6:45 pm Saturday, when drivers noticed heavy smoke coming from the building. When crews arrived, they noticed the damage to the unit where the blaze broke out. The fire also spread to multiple office and garage spaces in the complex. Chainsaws were used to…

What Would You Do With One Billion Dollars? People in the Metro Have Their Own Ideas

People are crowding the lines in gas stations on both sides of the river to get their shot at a record one-billion dollar jackpot

MOORHEAD, Minn. — People are crowding the lines in gas stations on both sides of the river to get their shot at a record one-billion dollar jackpot. KVRR’s Tim Scott tells us why the nine-figure prize would go a long way for some members in the community in our “Lead Story”. It might be the crown jewel of everyone’s improbable…

Pop Culture Fans Converge at 44th Annual “ValleyCon” in Fargo

The actor who played Flash Gordon in the 1980 movie made an appearance

FARGO, N.D. — People threw on costumes to celebrate all things pop culture at the 44th annual ValleyCon. People can get new comic books, and meet other fans of their favorite shows and characters. This year, people could meet Sam J. Jones, known for playing the title character in the 1980 film Flash Gordon. For the last 44 years, ValleyCon has…

Veterans Learn About Breast Cancer Treatments Offered at Fargo VA

The event was held in conjunction with Breast Cancer Awareness Month

FARGO, N.D. — Veterans heard about breast cancer and various treatment options available to them at the Fargo VA. Doctors from the VA talked about the importance of getting mammograms and the power of stress relief exercises like yoga and meditation. As part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, doctors at the VA say it’s critical that veterans make their health a…

Moorhead Officer Charged with Assault of Woman Under Arrest

Jennifer Thomas was arrested in September for an incident involving a gun at the Moorhead Buffalo Wild Wings

FARGO (KFGO) – A Moorhead police officer is on paid administrative leave after being charged with felony assault in Fargo. According to court documents, Officer Matthew Lambert struck Jennifer Thomas with his elbow, causing injuries to her face. Thomas was arrested in September for an incident involving a gun at the Moorhead Buffalo Wild Wings. Thomas was allegedly assaulted by…

Serious Injuries After Sugar Beet Trucks Collide In Felton

Clay County Sheriff's Lt. Mark Empting says the collision happened around 6:30 a.m. Friday at the intersection on County Road 34.

CLAY COUNTY, N.D. (KFGO) – Two people were seriously injured in the crash of two sugar beet trucks west of Felton. Clay County Sheriff’s Lt. Mark Empting says the collision happened around 6:30 a.m. Friday at the intersection on County Road 34. One of the drivers was airlifted to a Fargo hospital. The other was taken by ambulance. One truck…