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Fargo’s Downtown Preparing for Street Fair

It is one of Fargo's biggest events of the year

  FARGO, ND — Broadway downtown is shut-down as vendors prepare for the 42nd Annual Downtown Fargo Street Fair. The fair is a collection of arts, crafts and food from hundreds of vendors. It is one of Fargo’s biggest events of the year. It kicks off tomorrow morning at 10 and wraps up Saturday afternoon at 5. LinkFM has expanded…

Hillsboro Picking up the Pieces After Strong Storms Hit Area

The storm caused widespread damage across Traill County and even spawned a tornado

HILLSBORO, ND — A tornado went through Traill County last night, just missing Hillsboro. But the town didn’t escape damaging winds. People in Hillsboro spent the day picking up the pieces. A powerful storm rumbled across Traill County last night, leaving a trail of destruction blowing down trees and damaging homes here in Hillsboro. The sound of chainsaws could be…

North Dakota Governor’s Mansion Up for Grabs

The prairie-style brick Governor's Residence has served first families for 57 years

  BISMARCK, ND — Want to live in a governor’s mansion without being elected? North Dakota wants to save the current governor’s mansion but it needs to be moved by September to make way for the new $5 million mansion. The prairie-style brick Governor’s Residence has served first families for 57 years. Lawmakers have been trying to replace it for…

Two Suspects Identified in Crookston Vandalism Spree

A total of seven properties were vandalized by graffiti earlier this month

CROOKSTON, Minn. — Police in Crookston have identified two suspects in a graffiti vandalism spree downtown. They say 20-year-old Aaron Doss of Crookston and 18-year-old Jamie Thompson of Grand Forks are cooperating as the investigation continues. A total of seven properties were vandalized by graffiti earlier this month. Owners have been contacted to submit damage estimates to police. The case…

Fire Investigators Release Preliminary Findings on Fire in Williston

the fire chief says it's highly unlikely they will ever be able to narrow down an exact cause of the fire due to the extensive damage

1/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/4 Show Caption Hide Caption WILLISTON, ND — Fire investigators have pinpointed the origin of Monday’s blaze that gutted an historic building in Williston. They believe the fire started by “accidental ignition” near a dental office on the second floor of the former Hedderich’s department…

RRVF Issues Apology After Bunnies Handed Out As Prizes

In a statement, General Manager Bryan Schulz, said: We understand and agree with the concerns about the treatment and livelihood of the rabbits.

West Fargo, ND — The Red River Valley Fair apologized after rabbits were used as prizes by the Murphy Brothers Carnival. In a statement, General Manager Bryan Schulz, said: We understand and agree with the concerns about the treatment and livelihood of the rabbits. Since the discovery, the rabbits have been relocated and are no longer being used as prizes…

Inner Beauty Makes For Instant Winner: Miss North Dakota Teen USA

Beauty on the inside as well as the outside.

“Beauty is as beauty does” may sound like old-fashioned advice our grandmas gave us. But in the case of the newly crowned Miss North Dakota Teen USA, it’s advice she’s taking to heart. Kilyn Parisien-Hill, a college freshman from Belcourt, ND, visited with the Morning Show’s Emily Welker live in-studio to talk about her recent win, which will see her…

Severe Storms Hit Region with Wind Speeds More than 80 mph

Many trees were ripped out and thrown into driveways and onto main roads

HALSTAD, Minn. — The high winds and strong┬ástorms ripped through the Halstad area and damages many properties. Smaller structures like sheds were pulled from their foundations. Many trees were ripped out and thrown into driveways and onto main roads. Cleanup crews were busy cutting up large tree trunks to clear the streets. Some power lines even caught on fire during…

Clay County’s Non-Profit Art Playing a Leading Role in Contributing to Minnesota’s Economy

Creative MN wrangled up more than 50 other regional organizations.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Regional groups found out non-profit art contributes billions of dollars to Minnesota’s economy. With Moorhead being a big hub for art, they say the Clay County region plays a leading role. For many people, the Minnesota side of the Red River is known for its art with the Rourke Art Museum, street murals and two major colleges….

It’s Opening Day at the Red River Valley Fair!

The drought is causing harsh living and working conditions in the western part of the state. KVRR'S Jackie Kelly contributed to this report.

WEST FARGO, ND — The Red River Valley Fair is an exciting summer activity in the metro that brings people from all over the state. But, the livestock exhibits and different animal shows did not have as large of a turn out this year. The Red River Valley Fair is back in West Fargo for the season, but the hot…