Business

The FMCT Is Opening A New Venue

FMCT's Executive Director says she's excited about the new community stage at the Hjemkomst Heritage Hall.

FARGO, N.D. — It’s been over a year since the Fargo-Moorhead Community Theater closed its doors in Fargo. Now the FMCT is welcoming a new venue. “Theater teaches you to be flexible, teaches you to thrive, and it teaches you to give,” FMCT Executive Director Judy Lewis says. The Fargo-Moorhead Community Theater keeps the curtains open with their new permanent…

New Moorhead pub now open for business

Murphy's Pub opened quietly a few weeks ago after the pandemic forced a later start date

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) — The pandemic has been tough on businesses over the past year, especially bars and restaurants. One of the employee’s of a new Moorhead pub says opening now under the restrictions is just the new normal. Bartender and server Baylee Engquist says, “It’s been months and months in the making but it really paid off.” You may…

Fargo entrepreneur honors his family with Uncle Charlie’s Gourmet Snacks

A small black-owned business is taking snacking to a whole new level with unique gourmet flavors on a classic Midwestern treat.

  FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – A small black-owned business is taking snacking to a whole new level with unique gourmet flavors on a classic Midwestern treat. “Everyone and every bag gets their own personal slice of heaven that no one else can get to,” Uncle Charlie’s Gourmet Snacks Owner Clayton Cottman said. Uncle Charlie’s has a variety of flavors including…

Website helps businesses report people who don’t show up for job interviews

NORTH DAKOTA (KVRR) – North Dakota Job Service is upgrading a link to help out employers. It helps employers report anyone who doesn’t return back to work or anyone who is a no-call no-show for job interviews. The report has been usually filed over the phone but is now accessible online. The Job Service Communication Strategy Manager says the investigation…

WTO’s Chief Economist describes U.S. economy during Covid-19

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – North Dakota State university invites the World Trade Organization’s chief economist to explain what the economic landscape looks like since dealing with Covid-19. Robert Koopman touched on how issues in the service and agriculture industries may be temporary, the pros and cons of globalization and how our economic success is tied to eradicating Covid-19 and its…

North Dakota women speak out against bill to cut NDSU funding

The group is concerned about what they call broad language in the legislation.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — North Dakota women are speaking out against a recent amendment that could cut funding for programs at North Dakota State University. The Legislature is pushing to prohibit the university from funneling federal grant money to Planned Parenthood for sex education. Women from NDSU, University of North Dakota and women advocacy groups came together to speak on…

Gearing up for April snow

While Public Works are securing the streets, the public can head over to Mac's Hardware Store for winter gear

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Just when we thought the sun was sticking around, snow is back into the North Dakota sky. “We can clean up and let mother nature take it away,” Fargo Public Works Supervisor Lee Anderson said. Mother Nature switching it up once again here in North Dakota. From warm spring temperatures to snowy weather. Forcing North Dakotans…

FM Diversion Project Awarded $67 million to raise portion of I-29

Federal, State, and local leaders revealed a major $67-million dollar bid to move forward with the I-29 road raise

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — The F-M Diversion Project is getting the green light to start work on Interstate 29. “Moorhead and Fargo and in Minnesota and North Dakota, our river doesn’t divide us, it unites us,” Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar said. Federal, state, and local leaders revealed a major $67 million bid to move forward with the I-29 road raise….

ND-based Farm Rescue is showcased on BYUtv show

Comedian Kirby Heyborne hops on a plane to Minot to give Farm Rescue a helping hand

MINOT, N.D. (KVRR) — North Dakota-based Farm Rescue is featured on a TV show as the nonprofit brings awareness to the work it does for farmers. “Making Good is a TV series through BYUTV. Basically, the concept of the show is a lot like Dirty Jobs, if you’ve seen that, but the host is kind of quirky, kind of funny‚Ķ.But,…