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People Express Concerns over Governor Burgum’s Reduced COVID-19 Restrictions

"I don't think we're there as in terms of not wearing masks yet."

  FARGO, N.D.  — After North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum announced reduced restrictions for businesses and the halt of the statewide mask mandate, some people in the community are unsure whether or not we are ready to move forward. “The statewide mask mandate to expire at 8 am January 18th,” Gov. Doug Burgum said. As COVID-19 cases are reduced with…

LIVE: Freezing Out Covid at Frostival

Ice out this dang virus while you have fun at the annual metro-wide wintertime festival.

It’s the first major event for most of the metro’s public parks since the pandemic struck last March — and the timing couldn’t be better. Frostival is underway for the next few weeks, just in time for emergency restrictions to be lifted throughout Minnesota. It’s hitting here at the same time real winter weather is setting in, in earnest. And…

Hornbacher’s gives record donation to Great Plains Food Bank as part of Feed Hope

Several thousands of dollars given to the Great Plains Food Bank

FARGO, N.D. – The 10th annual Feed Hope is a record breaker. Customer’s donations during the month of December at Hornbacher’s stores added up to over $141,000 for the Great Plains Food Bank. It far surpasses last year’s Feed Hope record of nearly $81,000. Hornbacher’s also made $10,000 donations to Dorothy Day Food Pantry and the Emergency Food Pantry. “We…

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…

Frostival begins with snow sculpture competition

MOORHEAD, Minn. – Moorhead Business Association is hosting a snow sculpture competition as Frostival beings. It’s six whole weeks of winter fun throughout the metro. The forms are being set up for the artists to make their marks. “The Snow Must Go On” Snow Sculpture Competition is taking place at Viking Ship Park during the Frozen Fortress. Amateurs and professionals…

Moorhead church helps reach and feed more people in need of warm meals

The meals change on a daily basis and are free of charge.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A local church is partnering up with Churches United to reach more people in need of a warm meal. Trinity Lutheran Church is helping provide the extra space for more people to enjoy the warmth of the indoors as well as freshly prepared meals. The partnership comes after Churches United had to limit capacity to ensure social…

“Feed the Angels” fundraiser supports local businesses while feeding frontline workers

Small businesses and frontline workers continue to be impacted by the pandemic

FARGO, N.D. — Danette Nicoloff of Fargo is a dance mom at heart. “Right now, we should be fundraising for dance. That’s what we do,” she explains. “When the dance season essentially was canceled because of COVID, there was a real void in my life.” Rather than put her fundraising skills to bed, she decided to fill that void with…

WE Fest announces headliners for August return to Detroit Lakes

The festival will open with Florida Georgia Line on Thursday, August 5. Dierks Bentley will perform Friday, August 6 and Blake Shelton on Saturday, August 7.

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. (KVRR) — WE Fest has announced 2021’s Headliners. The festival will open with Florida Georgia Line on Thursday, August 5. Dierks Bentley will perform Friday, August 6 and Blake Shelton on Saturday, August 7. Three-day festival tickets will be available for purchase beginning Friday, January 15 at 10am CST. August 5 – 7, 2021 will mark the…

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…

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…