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City looking to silence noise downtown

The Fargo City Commission is hearing complaints from people living downtown about excessive noise like loud music coming from food vendors, and they're finding trash left behind as well.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR)- This piece will share¬†concerns from the city and food vendors worried about their financial futures if they’re forced to move. Food trucks are a popular spot after bars and clubs close at night, some prefer to end their nights with some greasy goodness. The plans being discussed could limit their hours after 10 p.m. or force them…

45th Annual Downtown Fargo Street Fair opens

The annual street fair is held Thursday, Friday and Saturday

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Rain or shine, the 45th Annual Downtown Fargo Street Fair opens with food, clothes and live music. More than 200 artists, 30 food vendors, petting zoos, face painting and pop-up prairies showcase some of the activities at this year’s fair. It’s the largest, free outdoor event in North Dakota spanning eight blocks from Main Avenue North…

MATBUS ridership declining since 2020

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Bus ridership is slowly declining since Matbus opened their doors since COVID. During COVID-19, MATBUS allowed passengers to ride fare-free, but 2021 saw a decrease in passengers since opening up their normal fares again. Several routes, like Routes 14 and 15 starting in downtown Fargo and ending up at West Acres, saw a more than twenty…

Moorhead to work on infrastructure upgrades to combat climate change

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) — Minnesota Pollution Control Agency and Moorhead announce a $100,000 investment to prepare the city for climate change and extreme weather. The grant will be used to protect Moorhead from increased rains and floods. It identifies specific buildings, roads and other crucial infrastructure that are at highest risk of failing due to flooding. Another project includes infrastructure…

Amazon Prime Day Has Local Facilities Ramping Up Deliveries

Since 2015 the company has offered major discounts up to 70 percent on items for shoppers over two days.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — It’s Amazon Prime Day in 20 countries! An Amazon spokesperson tells us their production volume at the warehouse in Fargo and center in West Fargo will be up 30% over the next two days. Each facility will see 15,000 packages shipped out to people in the community and others around the country. They say some hot…

LIVE: Tailgate Opera

Let us tell you a tale of a tailgate, and some tunes that will knock your socks off.

Perhaps it’s been awhile since you’ve been to the opera. Maybe you’ve never even gone at all. That’s okay; they’re bringing the opera to you, this summer. Thanks to a truck and the sound sorcerers of Livewire, the Fargo-Moorhead Opera is performing opera pieces throughout the summer evenings at various metro-area parks. They’re calling it “Tailgate Opera,” and while the…

Red River Valley Fair opens it’s doors

Can you smell the popcorn and hear the carnival rides? A couple signs that time of the year is here.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR)-The Red River Valley Fair kicked off at 11:00AM and people are excited the event is 10 days again this year after switching from 6 days in 2021. Organizers are thrilled to bring back the rides for all ages, an assortment of foods from vendors around the Midwest and their biggest live performance lineup to date. Things will…

Red Raven plans to move after lease terminated

After ten years in their current building in downtown Fargo, a local coffee shop, music venue, and hangout will be closing the doors to start a new chapter elsewhere.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Owners of Red Raven received a termination notice on their lease. A place where people are welcomed to be themselves, Red Raven has been around for 17 years. Ten of them were spent inside this building. “It’s really sentimental with so many memories here. I think it’s been a place of refuge for a lot of…

Local Bar between lakes serves as hot spot for locals and tourists

Lake Park Minnesota is one spot people enjoy traveling to for the holiday weekend.

LAKE PARK, Minn. (KVRR) — People are out soaking up the sun and sailing on lakes to celebrate our nations independence. People that live there say this time of year always brings a lot of traffic. “Oh Fourth of July is crazy, it’s been like really awesome and fun, definitely a good time,” said Chandler Burnside, Barnesville. “We’re just hanging…