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LIVE: Oktoberfest

Beer at 10:45 in the morning? Hey, it's a cultural tradition.

It may not be quite October yet, but the city of Hankinson is getting you ready for it, starting Saturday. The city’s annual Oktoberfest is back on again for the first time since the pandemic struck. This would have been it’s 20th year celebrating German culture in our region. But last year’s annual gathering was called off thanks to Covid….

Shop For A Cause In Support Of The Landon’s Light Foundation

A local boutique is bringing style and giving together to make a difference.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – A local boutique is bringing style and giving together to make a difference Leela & Lavender is collaborating with the Landon’s Light Foundation for a Shop for A Cause in support of Landon Solberg. People can shop until they drop from Thursday to Saturday to help support and raise money for the organization’s mission in children…

Fall Career Expo connects NDSU students with employers

"It's a nice chance for us to talk to the students and get a feel for if they'd be a fit for our company and coming on board."

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) –As parts of the country experiences a labor shortage, employers are readily seeking candidates to join the workforce. NDSU Career and Advising Center is partnering with area businesses to connect them with qualified students at their Fall Career Expo. The career fair provides students from various majors, colleges and universities along with NDSU alumni to network and…

LIVE: Dr. Emily Oster at NDSU

The controversial author and economist is out with another new book for parents on gauging real-life risk.

She’s one of the best-known economists in the country and she’s been a resource for countless parents trying to gauge real-life risk for families in the pandemic. And now, you can hear her speak at NDSU. Best-selling author Dr. Emily Oster is having a virtual public conversation Thursday to talk about her new book called “The Family Firm.” She’s using…

Farmers Find Common Ground at Women Farmer Workshop

A workshop catered for women involved in agriculture.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – In an effort to help women across the region enhance their knowledge of soil, an informational workshop was held at North Dakota State University. “This is our first night and it is women interested, that maybe have a little bit of land, all the way to inherent land. We are working together for soil health in…

Border reopening delay causing economic hardships in Grand Cities

"Every business in Grand Forks has been eagerly awaiting for the border to reopen because the Canadian visitors are a huge economic boom to this whole region."

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (KVRR) — The effects of the U.S. – Canadian border closure grows as travel restrictions are extended for another month. As of March of 2020 U.S.-Canadian border restrictions have placed an economic hardship on businesses that rely on tourism to stay afloat. Now the Biden Administration is preventing the Canadian dollar from boosting the local economy for…

LIVE: North Dakota’s Joelle Bearstail, Author of “Bear’s Braid”

A tale -- tail? -- from a real-life experience we can all connect with.

A North Dakota author’s brand new children’s book is hitting the shelf at bookstores near you. And author Joelle Bearstail says she thinks kids in our state, and their grownups, can use it as a way to come together and understand each other better. Bearstail’s new book, called “Bear’s Braid”,  is based on what she says are real-life bullying experiences…

Africa Restaurant & Nightclub will lose liquor license

The months-long fight for Africa International Restaurant and Nightclub to regain its liquor license ends.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – In a special Fargo City Commission meeting, commissioners voted four to one for Africa International Restaurant and Nightclub to sell its liquor license or have it revoked. Last week the Liquor Control Board voted 4-1 to recommend the further suspension of the liquor license in order for the club to make improvements. “My understanding was to…

Moorhead company’s work vehicle vandalized and robbed

"We're going to have to invest in cameras, make sure we take the time to part the things away in the shop and just not be complacent."

MOORHEAD, Minn, (KVRR) — A Moorhead business is asking the community for help after it was vandalized and robbed. In the overnight hours of late Tuesday to early morning Wednesday, flooring company ‘Hands Down Flooring and Tile’ was robbed of about $4000 dollars worth of equipment. “Our new hire went out to load tools up in the van and there…

LIVE: Scarecrows in the Garden

We don't mean to scare you, but we're almost out of time in the garden.

Scary thought indeed: your green, gorgeous, and growing garden is probably weeks, if not days, away from the first frost (and maybe freeze) of the season. But this weekend you can scare off the end-of-summer sadness with a bunch of other gardening folks, and a great cause. “Scarecrows in the Garden” launches for its very first year on Saturday morning…