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Fargo man says he’s first with all-electric pickup in ND

A Fargo man who works in solar roofing says he's the first person to have an all-electric pickup truck in North Dakota.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) –┬áBen Holsen, the owner of Holsen Home Solar, says investing in an all-electric pickup truck aligns with his business where he installs solar panel roofs onto people’s homes. “A couple of years ago I decided I really wanted to put solar panels on my lake house. I couldn’t really find anybody doing it in the area. So,…

Building that caught fire in Wadena is expected to be rebuilt

It was a difficult Memorial Day for people in Wadena as the city dealt with a large fire at a storage building and a tornado warning

WADENA, Minn. (KVRR) – It was a difficult Memorial Day for people in Wadena as the city dealt with a large fire at a storage building and a tornado warning. There were concerns about toxic chemicals burning inside a building behind Minnesota Valley Irrigation, but nothing harmful ended up on fire. Firefighters were made to leave the scene for 30…

New Life Center opens second thrift store in South Fargo

Similar to their North Fargo thrift shop, it's a way for those struggling financially to buy quality items at a reasonable price.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – The New Life Center opens a second thrift store on the 5500 block of 51st Avenue South continuing its mission helping people struggling with homelessness. Organizers say clothing is the primary product they can always use as there’s always a need for clothes. All the money they make goes back to expand programs within the New…

Memorial day unites the F-M community to honor the lost

Those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country have their legacies honored by loved ones through music and stories.

FARGO- MOORHEAD (KVRR) — Those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country have their legacies honored by loved ones through music and stories. The support for veterans in the Fargo Moorhead area is something the community prides itself on, “We’re very lucky here to have the support of the community at Moorhead American Legion. We say we’re the cheers…

Top rated radio show spotlights country music

KFGO radio's top weekend show has been reviving memories in people's lives through country music.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — KFGO radio’s top weekend show has been reviving memories in people’s lives through country music. The Solid Gold Show has been going strong for about 40 years, playing country music from various decades for fans around the country. Scott Winston has been the host on and off for the last 10 years. “Well I’ve been in…

Golden Drive Homeless Kids raises money selling lunches

Leaders with Golden Drive Homeless Kids host a two-day fundraising event selling Bratwurst lunches at Hornbacher's

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR)- Local businesses like the Harley Davidson store in Fargo ordered an abundance of Bratwurst to help homeless kids. This is a big time of need since those kids will be missing out on meals with school being out. The organization sold out of food the first day and managed big crowds in day two, the community…

LIVE: Fargo Mayoral Race

Meet Sheri Fercho.

We’re wrapping up our series today of the live one on ones with the Fargo Mayoral candidates. Sheri Fercho is the final candidate challenging Mayor Dr. Tim Mahoney in the June election. Fercho’s number one platform item is beautification of the city. She says if elected, she’d work to restore green spaces, cleaner streets, and invest in beautification projects to…

Eight percent increase in Memorial Day travel expected despite high gas prices

The warmer temperatures lately have us feeling like we're already in the middle of summer.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – With Memorial Day coming up and road construction season in full swing, expect roads to be busy. AAA predicts more than 39 million Americans will travel this holiday weekend. They say it’s an eight percent increase from last year and the most expected to travel since 2017. With no end in sight for high gas prices,…

New additions for Hospice of the Red River Valley for “hospital in disguise”

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Major development is underway for the Hospice of the Red River Valley including new additions for patients and their loved ones in a 20-year project. Many people across Fargo-Moorhead come to South Fargo to celebrate while those behind the project break the ground and dig in dirt starting the construction process. The leadership team is excited…

LIVE: Pet Connection: Meet Toad

We're toad-ally excited about meeting this little puppy.

She’s named for one-half of one of the most famous friend duos in children’s literature, and when you meet little Toad the puppy, you’ll see why. It’s clear from her cuddly and affectionate personality all Toad wants is a new friend to take her home forever. Toad and her brother, Frog, came in together to the Homeward Animal Shelter. She’s…