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Pet Connection: Meet Reagan

Just as friendly a smile as his famous namesake.

It’s been a rough, rough week for anyone in politics or anyone who follows them. Especially for Republicans. So we thought it was fitting to remind you of one of the most famous and popular Republican presidents of modern times. Meet Reagan. This one’s a leopard gecko — an equally popular species of lizard. With his friendly smile and well-socialized…

Marcus Theatres ensures guest safety with increased COVID-19 restrictions

"Besides masks, we also have partitions. We ask that we do as best we can to maintain social distancing."

FARGO, N.D. — As business restrictions ease up, a local movie theater is welcoming guests back with COVID precautionary guidelines to ensure safety. As restrictions are reduced, it may lead people to want to get out of their homes for some entertainment. “All of our theaters and auditoriums are not at 50 percent, some are below 50 percent to maintain…

Local gun stores try to meet demand as gun and ammunition sales spike

Price says it all started last March when the pandemic first hit.

FARGO, N.D.- Local gun stores are seeing a spike in gun and ammunition purchases. Michael Price from Bill’s Gun Shop and Range in Fargo says it’s been a while since they’ve been able to take a break. “Oh, we’ve definitely been busy,” Price said. He says meeting demand has been quite a task. “It’s been a little bit of a…

Minnesota restaurants happily welcome back dine-in customers

DILWORTH, Minn. – Minnesota restaurants and bars are trying to return to some sense of normal after pandemic restrictions were loosened by the governor. The crew at Red Hen Taphouse in Dilworth is finally back after seven weeks of being laid off. It was able to keep all of its pre-covid crew. The operators believe it was important that when…

Gaming Arcade thanks customers with appreciation day

"We just wanted to create a day that was thanking our customers for supporting us through 2020 COVID shutdown..."

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — A local arcade is saying thank you to its customers with an appreciation day. To show their gratitude, Replay Games in Downtown Fargo is letting customers pay what they want in exchange for a fun filled day of video games. With a modernized feel and the nostalgia of older gaming consoles the arcade is suitable for…

Moorhead restaurant says reopening to dine-in customers will feel like “a grand opening”

Starting Monday, bars and restaurants in Minnesota can open to 50 percent capacity, with a maximum of 150 people.

MOORHEAD, Minn. – Governor Tim Walz loosens COVID-19 restrictions that will go into effect on January 11th, including indoor dining. “For us it does feel like a grand reopening, we’re excited to see our people, we’re in this business for the people,” Bartender & Server at Legends Sports Bar & Grill Baylee Engquist said. Starting Monday, bars and restaurants in…

Matt’s Automotive offers free oil changes in exchange for food donations

The non perishables will be collected for the Emergency Food Pantry

FARGO, N.D. — A local business is helping people save money and help others. Matt’s Automotive Service Center is holding a food drive in hopes of wiping out hunger throughout the metro. The business is offering one free oil change to people who donate a full sized grocery bag of non perishable food items. The food will be donated to…

Moorhead’s Sunset Lanes prepares to reopen after loosening of Covid-19 restrictions

The bowling alley had been closed for roughly two months as it gets set to open its doors on Monday

MOORHEAD, MINN (KVRR) – Governor Walz loosening COVID-19 restrictions on businesses includes indoor events and entertainment venues. Starting Monday, they’ll be allowed to open 25% capacity with a limit of 150 people. Face masks are required and food cannot be served past 10pm. Sunset Lanes is preparing for it’s reopening on Monday after being closed for roughly two months. Co-owner…

Casey’s launches campaign to help support schools across 16 states

Throughout January, people can round up their purchases and all the money will be going to schools projects and other initiatives.

ANKENY, Iowa – Casey’s kicks off a month long campaign to support teachers and students. The convenience store chain is partnering with LIFEWTR to help K-12 public and private schools across 16 states including North Dakota. Throughout January, people can round up their purchases and all the money will be going to schools projects and other initiatives. Company leaders say…

WF households to receive $25 gift cards to help boost local businesses

The gift cards will be strictly for use at West Fargo stores and restaurants.

WEST FARGO, N.D. — People in West Fargo are in for a treat. City leaders hope to stimulate the economy by providing free gift cards to support local businesses. The $25 gift cards will be strictly for use at West Fargo stores and restaurants. The cards will track where the funds are spent. Participating businesses who receive payments from these…