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From Boston to the Red River Valley: Mayor’s Conference

From small hometowns to major cities, they're meeting in Boston about our futures.

There’s a lot at stake this election day up and down the Red River, with a number of local elections being decided this June 12th election day. While we’re headed to polls the make up our minds about the change at hand, mayors from all over the country from cities both large and small are headed to Boston for the…

Food Truck For a Purpose Welcomes Minneapolis Pro Wrestler and her BBQ Sauce

Fargo Park District is bringing a tasty twist to the summer by hosting different food trucks and giving back to United Way of Cass–Clay

FARGO, N.D. — Food Truck for a Purpose is back and a Minneapolis pro–wrestler was in town with her Meat and Greet Food Truck. Fargo Park District is bringing a tasty twist to the summer by hosting different food trucks and giving back to United Way of Cass–Clay. OBD is a pro wrestler who started her own line of barbecue…

Candidates for Cass County Sheriff Discuss their Platforms Ahead of the Primary Elections

Throughout the next few months, both men are going to continue to show their dedication for Cass County

CASS COUNTY, N.D. — In November Cass County will have a new Sheriff in town and the race is between Jesse Jahner and Mike Kjera. After 20 years with the Cass County Sheriff’s Office, Jesse Jahner says he is ready to lead the department. “I’d be a voice for the people, the people elect the sheriff so to me it…

Women Learn to Defend Themselves Physically and Mentally

She says when women learn these new skills; it gives them the confidence to stand up for themselves

FARGO, N.D. — MPX Fitness is teaching women how to defend themselves in case they feel threatened or in danger. Mariah Prussia, the owner, says it’s important to realize these classes aren’t about fighting; they are about knowing physical moves or ways to get out of an uncomfortable position. She says when women learn these new skills; it gives them…

Luna Fargo Puts on Second Annual Block Party

Vendors included local farmers, Scoop–n–Dough, Off the Deck Hot Sauce and more

  FARGO, N.D. — Ribfest may be over but summer festivities are only beginning. Luna Fargo put on their second summer block party this year in historic Midtown. Vendors included local farmers, Scoop–n–Dough, Off the Deck Hot Sauce and more. Last year was the first block party Luna threw where they expected about 250 people, but more than 800 people showed…

Pop Up Shop & Open House Donates $1,000 to Sanford Children’s Hospital

More than ten local businesses donated 15 percent of their proceeds

  FARGO, N.D. — It might just be the most fun open house you could ever go to. Footitt Homes’ property at 7387 Eagle Pointe Drive South is for sale but instead of holding a traditional open house, the realtor brought in local businesses. While touring the home, guests could buy items from more than ten local boutiques, get a massage…

LIVE: Pet Connection: Meet Tina

I wish they all could be California girls.

If you saw this pretty girl hanging out hitchhiking on the side of the road somewhere in California, you’d probably give her a ride, too. Tina and 4 Luv of Dog founder Kish Hilmert went on a little road trip of their own from Tina’s foster home to our studios to talk live with the KVRR Morning Show’s Emily Welker….

New Best Buy Set to Open on Friday

Ribbon cutting and grand opening scheduled for Best Buy at West Acres

FARGO, N.D. — Out with the old and in with the new. The new Best Buy at West Acres will open its doors on Friday. A ribbon cutting is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. followed by the store’s grand opening at 9:00. The electronics store is now attached to the mall where the previous one was located across from the parking…

LIVE: Bike Sharing The Red’s Geology

Researching the Red on a bike you share.

Riding the Red River trails on a bicycle is always a great way to spend a summer’s day. Now, students at an NDSU Geology class are taking a special trip up and down the Red to gauge the river’s effect on the region’s geology — and they’re doing it with Great Rides. The Fargo metro’s bike share company is setting…

National Donut Day

The Salvation Army's rolling out the donut troops (and the dough while they're at it).

Lines are stretching down Broadway in downtown Fargo, and that’s for one reason and one reason only – National Donut Day. Year after year, donut makers fry up batch after batch for the big celebration, and at Sandy’s Donuts in downtown, a dollar from each dozen goes to support the Fargo Salvation Army. That’s because the Salvation Army and donuts…