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TOWN OF THE YEAR: Abercrombie Shatters Voting Records with More Than 150,000 Votes

The town of around 280 people received more than 150,000 votes in the final round

ABERCROMBIE, ND — Abercrombie, North Dakota shattered all previous voting records to win our Town of the Year Contest. The town of around 280 people received more than 150,000 votes in the final round. Chief Meteorologist Rob Kupec spent the day getting to find out what make this town tick. Rob met one of the nominators of Abercrombie for Town…

Refugee Leader Wants Fargo City Leaders to Take Responsibility for Racism in the Community

Hukun Abdullahi said the Walmart incident is an example of what is wrong with the FM community

FARGO, ND — Local activists told Fargo city commissioners they are partially to blame for last week’s race driven rant outside of Walmart. “The Walmart incident is an example of what is wrong with our community,” said Hukun Abdullahi, who is with the Afro American Development Association. Abdullahi urged City Commission members to integrate diversity in Fargo. After the rant went viral, he…

ND National Guard’s 119th Wing Unveils MQ-9 Reaper

The 119th's Wing held an open house to showcase their new remotely piloted aircraft.

FARGO, ND — It’s an exciting day for the 119th Wing of the National Guard as they presented their latest hands free aircraft model, the MQ-9 Reaper. “This is an immense opportunity and event for us,” said Colonel Britt Hatley. “I arrived in 119th Wing a year ago this week and I knew that this was coming and I knew that…

Bike and Build Partners with F-M Rebuilding Together to Give Back to Moorhead Veteran

Vietnam war veteran will soon have a new home

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Thirty-six cyclists from 18 different states are biking their way through the United States in order to give back. “We ride like 70 miles a day. We rode 100 yesterday to get here,” said Bike and Build volunteer Tom Pagano. They’ve just made it to Moorhead. They’re called Bike and Build, an organization that promotes affordable housing…

House Moved From Fargo to Mapleton Due to Diversion Project

Fargo Saw Road Closures Due to a House Being Moved From Fargo to Mapleton

FARGO, ND — Drivers this morning along South University in Fargo were slowed down thanks to a house on wheels. The house is just one of many of the homes being moved due to the F-M Diversion project. It took a journey to the Mapleton Golf Course, where a family will be able to move into it in November. Preparations…

City of Fargo Discusses Changing Fireworks Ordinance

It is currently illegal to let off fireworks anywhere in Fargo unless you have permission from the fire chief

FARGO, ND — The City of Fargo is considering changing its fireworks ordinance to create more opportunities for fireworks. Commissioners, local leaders and members of the public attended an open forum to discuss the current laws and how they hope to be changed. It is currently illegal to let off fireworks anywhere in Fargo unless you have permission from the…

Area Law Enforcement Leaders Hold Night to Unite Burger Challenge

Fargo Police Chief David Todd won "best burger" for the second year in a row

WEST FARGO, ND — It was a friendly burger cook-off, with a little bit of smack talk every now and then. F-M area police chiefs and sheriffs hosted a Night to Unite kickoff luncheon at the Copper Ridge Event Center. They demonstrated their cooking skills to show who could create the best burger. Night to Unite is an event that…

ABERCROMBIE, TOWN OF THE YEAR: Small Town, Big Hearts

Now it's time to celebrate the town's landslide victory! KVRR anchors TJ Nelson and Alison Voorhees, as well as Reporter Jackie Kelly and photographers Patrick Conteh and John Hanson all contributed to this report.

ABERCROMBIE, ND — Abercrombie, a town of 263 people in Richland County, North Dakota, turned out the vote to beat Argyle in our Town of the Year contest. Now it’s time to celebrate the town’s landslide victory. KVRR Chief Meteorologist Rob Kupec was in Abercrombie with some very special guests and the plaque presentation. KVRR CHIEF METEOROLOGIST ROB KUPEC: We…

LIVE: Christian Music Concert To Benefit Catholic Charities/Churches United

Matt Maher Playing Scheels Arena On August 12th

    Paul Braun with the Diocese of Fargo and Pastor Sue Koesterman With Churches Unite join Adam to talk about a concert benefiting Catholic Charities of North Dakota and Churches United for the Homeless in Fargo/Moorhead. Christian music artist Matt Maher is coming to Scheels Arena on August 12th. Proceeds from the concert will help Churches United transition our…

Investigation Continues at Hector International Airport After Fatal Crash

Authorities say the crash happened at around 12:40 a.m. on Hector International Airport's primary runway

FARGO, ND — Police continue to investigate a fatal crash at Hector International Airport. Two vehicles going the same direction on the airport’s primary runway collided, leaving one man dead. Authorities say the crash happened at around 12:40 a.m. on Hector International Airport’s primary runway. They say Airport Assistant Director Darren Anderson was driving an airport authority vehicle. Darry Arveson…