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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…

Pet Connection: Meet Topanga

She's got a personality as warm and sunny as the Topanga Canyon.

Whether you think of Topanga as being named for the sunshiny canyon in Los Angeles, or the equally sunny character on “Boy Meets World,” this is a dog with a smile as bright as the sun. The 2-year-old pit bull stopped by with 4 Luv of Dog founder and rescue worker Kish Hilmert to visit live in-studio with Emily Welker…

Dads and Daughters Do Science

Get your girls involved in the sciences with this hands-on event for Earth Week.

Earth Day 2017 is almost upon us, and the women engineers of NDSU have the perfect place to get your daughter and her dad involved in a hands-on party for the planet. It’s the Dads and Daughters Do Science event at NDSU April 22nd, where you can bring your daughter for a bunch of science experiments for ages K-2 from…

Prom 2017 Fashion Trends

The Latest Dress and Tux Trends That Will Be Sure to Make Your Prom Night Unforgettable

Corsages, limos, tuxes, and fancy dresses… there are so many things that make prom special. Whether it’s full of lace or jewels, a girl’s prom dress is something she’ll never forget. It doesn’t matter if you haven’t been asked yet, the sooner you look for a dress, the better. “My tip for everybody is to start early, start looking that…

From Farmers to Congress: Growers Talk 2018 Farm Bill with Area Politicians

Farmers meet with politicians to make suggestions for the 2018 Farm Bill

FARGO, N.D. — It’s a bill which affects every farmer in the country. The congressional delegation in North Dakota wants to make sure they get it right. The 2018 Farm Bill, which is in the debate stage, acts as a federal safety net for farmers in the U.S. When something bad happens to farmlands, a little extra financial help can…