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Easter Weekend Kicks Off With an Eggstravaganza

Fargo children hunted for over 1000 Easter Eggs at the annual Easter Eggstravaganza

FARGO, N.D. — A weekend of Easter egg hunts is underway in Fargo with Easter just a hop, skip and a jump away. Kids were hopping all over Yunker Farm for the 28th annual Easter Eggstravaganza. Children of all ages searched for and dyed eggs to create ‘egg’cellent art. More than a thousand eggs were spread out on the lawn….

West Fargo Church Upholds Good Friday Tradition

St. Andrew Lutheran Church held their annual CrossWalk

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Members of St. Andrew Lutheran Church are walking with the cross for a more traditional celebration of Easter.  Church members gathered this morning to celebrate Good Friday with the 2017 CrossWalk. They started off with devotion and a partial screening of ‘The Passion of The Christ.’ Then they made their way down 13th Avenue holding a…

Woman Pulled From Red River has Died

Police, fire and ambulance crews responded to Iwen Park at 52nd Avenue and University Drive shortly after 2:30 p.m.

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo police say a woman has died after being pulled out of the Red River in South Fargo earlier this afternoon. Authorities tell us they do not suspect foul play. They have not released the woman’s name. People at Iwen park say they spotted the woman in the water. Officers responded at around 2:30 p.m. to the 4900…

Giving Families A Bright Future: The Jeremiah Program

School plus single parenting can equal hardship. But this group is making it more doable.

If being a parent is a full-time job, then being a single parent is working a double shift all at once. Add the pursuit of higher education on top of that, and you can see why some single moms are struggling. That’s where the Jeremiah Program comes in. It supports college-track education with early childhood education, life skills training and…

LIVE: Why A Bunny May Not Make A Good Easter Present

Bernie The Bunny Joins Us On KVRR Local News

  Red River Zoo Executive Director Sally Jacobson joins us on KVRR Local News to talk rabbits ahead of Easter. She brings Bernie the bunny, one of the zoo’s three rabbits. Jacobson explains why rabbits might not make the best present for kids on Easter morning. Luckily, the zoo will be open on Easter, and the zoo’s rabbits will be…

“You Get Rid of Them All, Where Would Fargo Be?” City Releases Refugee Resettlement Report

The report explores information including local refugee costs, accountability, and economic impact

FARGO, N.D. — The refugee resettlement report Fargo city commissioners requested in October is finally released. The report explores information including local refugee costs, accountability, and economic impact. “I got my citizenship recently,” shared Ayat Hussein, a former refugee. Immigrants and refugees make up a small part of our community. “We’re not talking about roads and bridges here; we’re talking…

Lawmakers Approve Changes to ND Medical Marijuana Bill

The amended bill goes to Gov. Burgum's desk for his signature

BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota legislators have approved changes to the state’s medical marijuana bill which was passed by voters last November and Gov. Burgum said he’ll sign it. Senators approved regulations to the bill with a two-thirds majority vote. Under the changes, North Dakota can have up to two growers and eight dispensaries statewide. The organization in charge of…

Police Split College Party of Hundreds: Sparks Online Debate

Officers said parties of this size are not unusual, but the circumstances were

FARGO, N.D. — Police in Fargo gave multiple citations and arrested one person after they said a college party with hundreds got out of control. Multiple neighbors said they were upset, but one man who lives at the home said he tried to cooperate with officers. “There was a lot of music coming from the house,” said Devan Thomas, a…

Crews Are Getting Ready To Fill Potholes

Fargo city workers say the busy roads are the ones that need the most work

Anyone who drives a vehicle knows the annoyance of pothole season. Fargo city workers say they identify high traffic roads as the ones that need the most work. Main Avenue, 13th Avenue South, and 25 Street South are all high on the list for potholes. Crews are working on fixing the roads with asphalt rather than the temporary fill used…

MN DOT Announces West Central MN 2017 Construction Projects

Nineteen Different Construction Projects are Set For 2017 in District 4, Some Starting This Month

Minnesota drivers can expect to see a lot of construction projects in the upcoming months. MN DOT announced that they will be doing nineteen different construction projects throughout West Central Minnesota starting as early as next week. The projects vary from reconstruction and resurfacing of the Detroit Lakes HWY 10 Bridge to repainting and replacing the anti-icing system of the Red River…