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Pints for a Cause: Fargo Brewing Company Gives Back

One local brewery gives back to an organization.

Fargo Brewing Company is looking to lift up the community by donating to a local nonprofit. The brewery is donating one dollar from every pint to “Creating Care for Reaching Independence”, a group that supports people with disabilities. The event is raising awareness for “Giving Hearts Day” on February 9th. The day promotes raising money for more than 350 charities…

City of Fargo Working on Road Repairs

Potholes can appear quickly, especially in roads that are already in need of repairs

You may not even notice one until you drive over it and officials with the city of Fargo say they are getting an early start on pothole repairs this season. Many of us are enjoying the warmer temperatures during the day, but it still gets below freezing at night. Fargo Public works tells us the cycle of freezing and melting is a…

Heather Wilson Named President Trump’s Nomination for Secretary of the Air Force

Wilson is currently serving as president of the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology in Rapid City

  President Trump is planning to nominate Heather Wilson as secretary of the Air Force. Wilson is president of the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology. She served in Congress from 1998 to 2009 representing New Mexico. Wilson was a senior member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee and served on the House Armed Services Committee. She would…

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…