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Governor Tim Walz announces plan to end MN COVID-19 restrictions

"We're going to have a summer where just the simple things will be back again."

MINNESOTA (KVRR) — Minnesota Governor Tim Walz announces his plan to end statewide COVID-19 restrictions. “We’re going to have a summer where just the simple things will be back again,” Walz said. Walz’s new plan to reduce COVID-19 restrictions could put an end to some requirements May 28 if the state reaches a 70 percent vaccination rate. This Friday some…

Pet Connection: Meet Gru

His minions at Kritter Krazy say it's time you found out how sweet he is.

This week’s pet comes to us out of one of the most successful animated movie franchises of all time. But unlike his namesake… this guy is not grumpy. He’s actually a pretty smiley guy, just like the rest of his species. Say hello to Gru the leopard gecko, who’s introduced to us on this week’s Pet Connection by his human…

People Requesting Refunds for Fargo Taco & Margarita Festival

Attendees are asking for refunds after the first Fargo's Taco and Margarita Festival went south.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — A highly anticipated festival turns out to be a debacle for many who attended. “I’m from this community, so I always like to support it and I am just really disappointed in this event for what you’ve paid,” Event Attendee Kathleen Heidrich said. Attendees are asking for refunds after the first Fargo’s Taco and Margarita Festival…

Fargo woman turns passion for fresh fruits, vegetables into business

Renae Mitchell owns Juice Box Fargo

FARGO, N.D. — (KVRR) “Well, for a business owner, I would say, follow your passions,” said Mitchell. The female entrepreneur did just that. Two years ago, Renae Mitchell of Fargo decided to start up a new venture after graduating from the Nutritional Therapy Association. “I wanted to take the knowledge on what I learned to teach people how to use…

The Moorhead Library: The Book Truck Teams Up with DQ

The library is partnering with Moorhead's DQ to help make library services more accessible to the community.

MOORHEAD, M.N. — Moorhead Public Library is wheeling its book truck over to Dairy Queen. The library is partnering with Moorhead’s DQ to help make library services more accessible to the community. For the day, anyone can check out books, apply for a library card, and at the end, with a DQ token, receive a free ice cream cone. Book…

Moorhead travel agency says demand for travel is rapidly picking up

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) – Those with a local travel agency say demand for travel is picking up quickly. Tod Ganje with Travel Incorporated in Moorhead says flights are already filling up into next year. With vaccinated Americans potentially allowed back in Europe soon, Ganje says river cruises are in high demand. He also says people who are vaccinated against COVID-19…

LIVE: Fargo Theatre Reopens

The curtain rises on the theater's new, post-pandemic life this Saturday.

It’s one of downtown Fargo’s most iconic sights. But sadly, the Fargo Theatre itself hasn’t seen much of us for an entire year, as its stages have sat empty and screens have sat dark for more than a year. Saturday, it all comes back to life, as audiences are invited to return for the first time since the pandemic struck….

LIVE: 150 Sails Up in Detroit Lakes

Set your course for the celebration of 150 years of sun, fun and sailing in lakes country.

Late April might seem a little early to get out on the water in lakes country, but it turns out it’s the perfect time for a regatta. That’s because this Friday, April 30th, you can see 150 sailboats in a single location before they launch toward their new permanent homes all over the city of Detroit Lakes. Detroit Lakes sculptor…

Fargo Air Museum: Vietnam Memorial Week Event

The Museum is teaming up with Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 941 to celebrate Vietnam Memorial week.

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo Air Museum is paying tribute to Vietnam veterans this week. The Museum is teaming up with Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 941 to celebrate Vietnam Memorial week. The week-long event will include programming of speakers and live entertainment to honor the veterans. Speakers will cover topics such as PTSD, Agent Orange, and suicide prevention. There’s an…

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…