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Chalk Fest brings people out to celebrate

If you're spending the holiday in the Fargo-Moorhead area we have some tips on events going on you can attend and celebrate.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — People are celebrating the holiday weekend in many ways, some are out of town, but if you are in the Fargo Moorhead area, events like the Chalk Walk are happening People flocked to downtown for the final Chalk Fest of the season, there was also some rock painting going on with Fargo Moorhead Rocks. “I’m always…

Poultry exhibition ban ends in Minnesota

(KVRR/KFGO) — The Minnesota Board of Animal Health is ending a temporary poultry exhibition ban. Animal health officials first enacted the ban in April. The ban included all poultry swaps, fairs, exhibitions, and other events where live poultry and susceptible birds were brought together and then dispersed.  Dr. Dale Lauer with the University of Minnesota Poultry Testing Lab in Willmar…

Fireworks are being snatched off the shelves

Food, family and fun on the water are all associated with the celebration of America's independence.

HORACE, N.D. (KVRR)- Fireworks have become a staple in Fourth of July celebrations. Stores are swarmed with customers buying bundles of fireworks to light up the skies. Some of the most popular at Starr Fireworks are Happy Family fireworks. Workers say there is a lot of color packed in them to light up the skies. “We’ve seen lots of sales….

Groups fundraise to help women in different ways following SCOTUS abortion decision

The Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe V Wade is still having rippling effects that have pitted the country on two different sides.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Members of the Fargo-Moorhead Plant Community Facebook group and the Fargo Diocese are helping the community in their own ways. “Even though people that are black, Native American, people of color have been going through this for a long time. Now that we see that the white women are actually being I guess discriminated against and…

ND Job Service websites down since Sunday

BISMARCK, N.D. (KVRR-KFGO) – Two websites that serve Job Service North Dakota have now been offline for nearly a week due to what the department is calling a vendor service issue. The database that allows job seekers to search for jobs, as well as the site which houses labor market information are affected by the outage. The outage, which began…

Memphis murder suspect arrested in North Dakota

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) – Authorities say a Tennessee man has been arrested in North Dakota on a charge that he killed a man at a Memphis motel earlier this year. According to the district attorney’s office in Shelby County, Tennessee, 24-year-old Michael Ray Tillman was indicted on a first-degree murder charge after he was arrested in Bismarck. Tillman is accused…

TSA installing new 3D bag-scanning technology at Hector International Airport

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Hector International Airport passengers should prepare for some delays as the TSA starts to install new security machines Tuesday The TSA is installing a new Computed Tomography system by creating 3D images of items in a carry-on bag. “I think people will enjoy is that you no longer need to remove your electronics. So, your phone,…

Buildings Evacuated Near U of M After Fire And Possible Explosion

MINNEAPOLIS (AP/FOX9) – Authorities have evacuated a portion of the University of Minnesota campus in Minneapolis after responding to reports of a fire and possible explosion, but no injuries have been reported. Minneapolis Fire Department tweeted about 3:30 p.m. Thursday that firefighters were responding to a fire in the basement of a building on campus. As they were extinguishing that…