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LIVE: Fargo Mayoral Race

Meet Dr. Tim Mahoney -- again.

Fargo Mayor Dr. Tim Mahoney is speaking out about the shooting at a Fargo restaurant that left a woman and an eight-month-old baby injured. His reaction to the shooting, which Mahoney describes as “a tragedy,” is part of our ongoing series of one-on-ones with the candidates for Fargo mayor. The shooter, who was convicted of a violent felony in 2020…

Governor Walz tours storm damage in Benson

The governor visited businesses and held a roundtable with local leaders

BENSON, Minn. (KVRR) — Gov. Tim Walz visits Benson, Minnesota to survey storm damage and meet with local officials. Last Thursday, strong winds brought down power lines and damaged buildings, farm equipment and roads. The path of destruction stretched from eastern South Dakota into Meeker County in central Minnesota. Walz met with local officials that have been managing the response,…

Memory Café celebrates 5 years with a birthday party

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) -Memory Café is celebrating its 5th year of service at Bethel Church in Fargo. From pottery lessons and a fitness class to service dogs and live music, the Memory Café serves as a safe social gathering place where people experiencing mild to moderate memory loss come together. Organizers are excited to celebrate another year building relationships with…

Ground broken for new Holy Cross Catholic Church in West Fargo

A dream 40 years in the making is becoming a reality for a church through patience and generous donations from the congregation and a Bismarck millionaire.

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR)- A dream 40 years in the making is becoming a reality for a church through patience and generous donations from the congregation and a Bismarck millionaire. The congregation couldn’t all attend service at one time because there wasn’t room for all 5,700 members. They are praising in a parish hall for the last six or seven…

Bishop of Fargo discusses abortion

The Supreme Court releases some opinions but not the one that has everyone talking: the possible overturn of abortion rights.

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – The Supreme Court releases some opinions but not the one that has everyone talking: the possible overturn of abortion rights. We talked to Bishop John Folda at the groundbreaking for the new Holy Cross Catholic Church in West Fargo. While we all await the decision of Roe V Wade, rallys were held over the weekend….

LIVE: EMS Week Kickoff

A hands-on demonstration from the folks who sometimes hold your life in their hands.

It’s your chance to get up-close and personal with some of the folks on the front lines of lifesaving in the region. It’s EMS Week, and to celebrate, the folks at Sanford Ambulance are holding an open house tonight to introduce you to their work and that of the other first responders in the region. You can check out their…

Moorhead man doing all he can to help people in Ukraine

The man who stopped his political campaign to help people in Ukraine has been in the country for over 40 days.

UKRAINE (KVRR) — The Moorhead man who stopped his political campaign to help people in Ukraine has been in the country for over 40 days. Mark Lindquist tells us he’s meeting with Ukrainian military leaders on the front lines in the eastern part of the country, his group is bringing them medical supplies, like burn bandages and chest seals. Lindquist…

People all across the country make a “day of action” for abortion rights

Many people in the F-M region shared their thoughts during the ``The'' Bans Off Our Bodies ``rally

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) —  Hundreds of thousands of people across the United States made a “day of action” for abortion rights. Many people in the F-M region shared their thoughts during the ”Bans Off Our Bodies” rally. “Our bodies hands off, our bodies hands off.” Hundreds of pro choice supporters could be heard and seen chanting and marching through downtown…

F-M community gathers for Bans off our Bodies rally

Hundreds of thousands of people across the United States mark a "day of action" for abortion rights

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Many people in the F-M region share their thoughts. Dozens of pro-choice supporters were heard and seen chanting and marching through downtown Fargo, they had signs with many messages. Members of several organizations feel this is a potential crossroads. Rally participants say the crowd was much larger than the last protest and that was a promising…

UND’s commencement saw around 2000 students eligible for graduation

"The University of North Dakota is a widely recognized leader in fields that are near and dear to my heart"

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (KVRR)- UND’s commencement saw around 2000 students eligible for graduation. Gen. John W. “Jay” Raymond, chief of space operations for the U.S. Space Force spoke to the 639 graduate and doctoral students, 1,128 bachelor’s degree candidates, 63 law graduates, and 69 receive their M.D. degree. An additional 13 law students who graduated in December were recognized at…