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Minnesota’s Lieutenant Governor Responds to Inauguration

Lieutenant Governor Tina Smith says she has some concerns coming into the Trump era

We spoke with Minnesota Lieutenant Governor Tina Smith about what her hopes are with Trump taking office. Lieutenant Governor Smith said regardless of who is being elected, she always appreciates seeing the American Democratic system demonstrate its most prestigious ceremony. She said they have different views on certain subjects including trade and she is concerned about what affect his actions…

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…

Neighbors Near Warren Fiberglass Plant Describe Home Evacuation

Neighbors near the Nordic Fiberglass Plant had to leave their homes Wednesday night after it caught fire, spreading smoke through the neighborhood

Some of those who were evacuated from their homes say the fire came as a surprise to the quiet town. People say they didn’t know what they might find when they were allowed to return to their homes. The streets surrounding the Nordic Fiberglass Plant in Warren have returned to their usual quiet hum. “The only other thing that happened…

Local Peace March Planned for Saturday in Downtown Fargo

The Women's March on Washington will take Place in Downtown Fargo Saturday

Many people are planning a local march through downtown Fargo on Saturday in order to represent the Women’s March on Washington. In light of President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration, people all around the U.S. are peacefully marching this Saturday. “One of the main goals of this effort is to stop the repeal of the affordable care act,” said Maren Day Woods, who…

Fifth Graders Learn About Jazz Music

Fifth Graders in the F-M Area Learn About Jazz Music From the FM KICKS Band

Fifth graders all across the FM area were taught a lesson about jazz music. More than 2,000 fifth graders enjoyed performances and a history lesson about jazz music from the FM KICKS Band. The performance took place at Moorhead Senior High School and was hosted by The Learning Bank, which is a non–profit organization that brings cultural performances to elementary aged…

Fargo Police Make Arrest in Casey’s General Store Robbery

This isn't the first time Dida has been in trouble with the law

Fargo Police have made an arrest in an armed robbery of a gas station in December. Valeri Dida, 25, was taken into custody and charged with the robbery of Casey’s General Store. Dida allegedly entered the gas station at 2202 25th Street South and pointed a gun at an employee and demanded money. The employee said the suspect got away…

DAPL Protesters Continue to Trespass, Vandalize Backwater Bridge

The Morton County Sheriff's Office says they arrested 21 more people, bringing the total to 624

For a third consecutive night, pipeline protesters trespassed and tried to force authorities from the Backwater Bridge. The Morton County Sheriff says around 150 people gathered on the bridge Wednesday night. Three tire fires were started on the bridge along with two fires on each side of the bridge. Protesters attempted to get behind the law enforcement line several times….

Taxpayers Could Have Delayed Returns

A new law is making 2017 a different tax season

An area accountant says taxpayers should expect a delay in their refunds this year. Cindy Slaughter with Tax Lady in Fargo says the biggest thing taxpayers should look out for is fraud. She encourages everyone to file early so nobody else can file on your behalf. She says taxpayers have until April 15th to pay their taxes no matter when…

Reitan’s Leave Causing “Mixed Emotions” at Coffee With a Cop

The West Fargo Police Department is carrying on despite being in the spotlight this week

West Fargo Police host “Coffee With A Cop” at Sheyenne Crossing but didn’t talk much about the troubles with their chief who is in the process of being let go. We asked officers how moral at the department is going after Mike Reitan was put on administrative leave. It’s a presentation they do every month. But this time, it’s different. Not…

More Fake Money Found in Grand Forks

Authorities find several movie prop bills which passed off as if it were real

More funny money has been found, this time in Grand Forks. Several fake $100 bills have been recovered in recent weeks. The bills are marked “For Motion Picture Use Only” but appear to be real. The bills have been passed at several locations in the region. 22-year-old Casey Talbert of Fargo was arrested for passing off movie prop bills as…