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South Dakota Lawmaker Resigns Over Sex Scandal

Rep. Wollmann admitted to having sexual contact with two interns who were over the age of 21

  A South Dakota lawmaker who acknowledged having sexual contact with two interns has resigned. Rep. Mathew Wollmann, a Republican from Madison, announced his resignation in a letter saying he regrets his actions. The 26-year-old former Marine said last week that both interns were over 21 and that the contact was consensual. But his colleagues had voted to set up…

LIVE: Celebrating National Pie Day

National Pie Day is January 23rd

KVRR’s Jackie Kelly goes to Village Inn in Fargo, where they’ve been celebrating National Pie Day. The day falls on January 23rd every year. Jackie talks about what kind of pies are available, and special offers for the celebration. Categories: Community, Morning – In The Community Tags: Pie, Village Inn

Battling Cancer and States Away, Fargo Rallies Around One of its Own

At 25 years old, Kellen Summers was diagnosed with stage IV cancer; states away, his family and friends back home are doing what they can to lend a hand

A Fargo Native FARGO, N.D. — Many say Fargo is a tight-knit community. Kellen Summers and his wife, Vanessa, grew up in the Fargo area. They met through their love of theater at Fargo South High School, and their relationship remained strong through their graduation from Concordia College. They both established a deep connection to the F-M area, particularly in…

West Fargo Community Gathers for Another Chili Cook-Off

This was the 16th year for the cook-off

WEST FARGO, N.D. — West Fargo challenged the community to see if they had what it takes to make the best chili. Those with empty stomachs filled the West Fargo VFW for the 2017 Best Chili Cook–off, an annual event since 1994, with more than 16 chili recipes brought in for this year’s contest. They even had a trivia game…

Hundreds Gathered for the Women’s March in Fargo

The Women's March on Washington Took Place In Every State, Including Right Here in North Dakota

FARGO, N.D. — The Women’s March on Washington has expanded to all 50 states. Hundreds of people gathered together in downtown Fargo to march for equal rights. The mission statement for every Women’s March reads:  “We stand together, recognizing that defending the most marginalized among us is defending all of us.” “It’s important because when someone’s rights have been intervened…

Local Reaction to President Trump and the Inauguration

The Valley speaks up about how they feel after President Trump has been inaugurated

It’s Inauguration Day, yet it seems the community is treating this day like any other. We stepped out to see how many people took part in a day expected to go down in history, but many of the TV’s were turned off. However, one classroom at NDSU spent the day watching and discussing the importance of Donald Trump entering office….

Proposed Bill in Minnesota Could Help Farmers’ Property Taxes

In a panel discussion held Friday Minnesota representatives met with local farmers to hear concerns and go over a proposed property tax credit

Minnesota farmers have been dealing with rising property taxes over the past ten years. Now, a proposed bill could help alleviate some of those costs. Property taxes for Minnesota farmers have increased by 114% in the last 10 years. Minnesota Lieutenant Governor Tina Smith said a combination of rising property values, demand for school improvements and lowered commodity prices have…

River Pointe Senior Living Takes Part In Project Linus

Senior Citizens contributed to Project Linus by making blankets for children

River Pointe Senior Living made blankets for the needy over a plate of pigs in a blanket. Senior citizens gave back with Project Linus, a project providing homemade security blankets to children in need. The blankets are then delivered to places such as hospitals, adoption and foster care agencies and women’s shelters. People at River Pointe were also treated with a…

Warm Weather Closes Fargo Skating Rinks

Fargo Park District has temporarily closed all of their out door rinks due to the weather

The warm winter weather we’re experiencing right now may come as a relief for many, but if ice skating is your hobby, it may come as a disappointment. The Fargo Park District says it’s closing all of its outdoor rinks because of standing water on the ice. The above freezing temperatures are melting ice in the area, creating poor skating…

LIVE: “Fargo By Fargo” Highlights Local Hidden Gems

Magazine Will Be Mailed To Every Address In Fargo, Moorhead, And West Fargo.

KVRR’s Adam Ladwig talks with Mike Dragosavich of Spotlight Media about Fargo By Fargo: An Insider’s Guide to a Fascinating Community. The magazine features locals talking about their favorite things to experience in the community. Dragosavich says the magazine highlights lesser known features in the community that aren’t as well-known. Spotlight Media is printing more than 100,000 copies of the…