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LIVE: Ladyboss Midwest Retreat

Don't retreat from the chance to get ahead as a leader.

It’s a new year and it’s time to take control of your future. And coming this spring, there’s a way you can get the process jump-started, while having some fun at the same time. Ladyboss Midwest is holding its first-ever retreat this spring in Nisswa, Minn. The three-day event is booking up fast with participants from around the region. The…

LIVE: Lake of the Woods Ice Road Reopens

A lifeline for resorts in the Northwest Angle is opening back up again for the second time in the pandemic. It’s an ice road that starts in Warroad, Minn. and goes 37 miles across Lake of the Woods to the Northwest Angle and islands is set to open Friday. The private road opened for the first time last year to…

LIVE: New Support for LGBTQ Teens in Metro

Connection, compassion and caring for the teenager in your life.

Being a teen can be tough. Being an LGBTQ teen can make things even more complicated. So now, one of the region’s best-known nonprofits is launching a new therapy group for them. The Village Family Service Center is starting the 10-week, 12-person therapy group in the metro February 8th. It follows a similar group in St. Cloud launched three years…

Ventilator manufacturer Corvent Medical relocates to NDSU campus

Fargo North Dakota is where we wanted to pitch our tent, this is the beginning of something special, you know we hope to be a cornerstone medical device company.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – North Dakota’s science and innovation board has attracted another company with a $117,000 grant as Corvent Medical has set up shop on the North Dakota State University campus. “Fargo, North Dakota is where we wanted to pitch our tent. This is the beginning of something special. We hope to be a cornerstone medical device company,” Corvent…

LIVE: Putting Yourself First at Ladyboss Midwest

After 2 years of a pandemic, giving yourself 3 days doesn't sound like such a big ask.

Pandemic-weary working women looking to recharge and reconnect have an opportunity coming up this spring. That’s the promise from the organizers at Ladyboss Midwest, who are putting on their first-ever retreat for 3 days in Nisswa, MN. Among the featured guests is motivational speaker and pro MMA fighter Mariah Prussia. She’s also a personal trainer and owner of MPX Fitness…

LIVE: Ladyboss Midwest Retreat

Step away to reconnect.

Working women have been shouldering a heavy load since the beginning of the pandemic. And now, an organization for women in the workplace is telling them it’s time to step away for a second. Ladyboss Midwest is launching its first 3-day retreat this spring. It’ll offer leadership training sessions, education, and connection opportunities. Speakers include women entrepreneurs and other professionals…

Voters reject school bond referendum in Mapleton

Bond referendums need 60 percent to pass in North Dakota.

Update: Mapleton Public Schools posted on Facebook that the referendum failed with 52 percent of voters saying not. Bond referendums need 60 percent to pass in North Dakota. School leaders say the money was needed to fund an expansion that would have included a new middle school. They say the student population has nearly doubled since the school opened in…

Vikings fans cling onto the hopes of a win against the Packers

Fans gathered at Buffalo Wild Wings on 42nd Street South.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Minnesota Vikings fans gathered at Buffalo Wild Wings in Fargo for the Sunday Night Showdown with the Green Bay Packers. The Packers are currently hosting the Vikings at Lambeau Field in what is a must win matchup for the purple and yellow. The Vikings face an uphill battle against the first place Packers without starting quarterback…

Essentia Health offering services for children at TNT Kid’s Fitness & Gymnastics

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Essentia Health and TNT Kids Fitness and Gymnastics partner to help kids grow during important development years. The healthcare system will provide pediatric services, therapy, adult training, health and wellness education at TNT. Educational programing, screening services and parental education will also be offered. Essentia Health calls it convenient care for parents with busy lives. “We…

Merry Mornings: Sustainable Sparkle with Heirlooms Thrift & Gift

Get expert tips on how to get locally-sourced holiday glam you can feel good about.

It’s one of the biggest trends in holiday home decor: upcycling. It ticks all the boxes for a modern approach to creating holiday displays. The pieces are unique, so your look will stand out from the crowd. They come in from local sources and donations, so they don’t have to be trucked in from miles away, thereby cutting down on…