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Fargo Blues Festival is Back in Town

The weekend is filled with performances by 12 blues bands from different parts of the country

FARGO, ND — The Fargo Blues Festival is back for its two day extravaganza at Newman Outdoor Field. The weekend is filled with performances by 12 blues bands from different parts of the country. BBQ ribs, cheese curds, clothing, and hair beading are just a few of the vendors that will be there all weekend. The organizers say more than…

Fargo PD’s Cultural Liaison Officer Building Bridges in the Community

The two women involved in a cultural dispute share hugs and forgiveness after meeting with police

FARGO, ND — In a story KVRR first brought you Tuesday, the women at the center of a racist rant in the middle of a Fargo Walmart parking lot have come together and are moving forward. It’s the video that went viral on social media. Within 30 minutes of posting it, more than 200 shares and thousands of reactions worldwide….

Three People Walk Away from Rollover Crash in South Fargo

The accident took place near the firefighter substation on the west side of the Holiday Inn

ROLLOVER 1 ROLLOVER 4 ROLLOVER 3 ROLLOVER 5 ROLLOVER 2 FARGO, ND — No one was injured in a two vehicle rollover crash off of 13th Avenue in Fargo. Crews responded to 40th Street after a car and an SUV collided and the SUV rolled onto its side into the middle of the street. The accident took place near the…

South Dakota Woman Identified in Grass Fire Death

Officials do not yet know if the region's drought conditions caused the fire

FAIRBURN, SD — A South Dakota woman who died in a grass fire has been identified. Authorities say the grass fire spread to the home of 26-year-old Julia Pawelski on Tuesday morning in Fairburn, a town just south of Rapid City. The fire damaged at least three other buildings along with multiple vehicles and hay bales before fire crews got…

Mall of America Shuts Down Similar Ride that Malfunctioned at Ohio State Fair

Although both rides swing back and forth like a pendulum, they are made by different manufacturers

  BLOOMINGTON, Minn. — A ride in the Mall of America was shut down after a similar ride at the Ohio State Fair malfunctioned, leaving one person dead and seven others hurt. A statement from the mall says Shredder’s Mutant Masher will stay closed until being fully inspected by its manufacturer, Chance Rides Inc. The ride is similar to the…

Boat Involved in Rescue on the Red River Recovered

Fargo fire officials say retrieving the boat was good practice for future river rescues

  FARGO, ND — A boat was recovered after getting stuck on the Red River Tuesday morning. The boat became stranded after a father and son couldn’t get the motor to start, causing it to drift and get stuck in the river’s rocks. It took Fargo and Moorhead rescue crews about two hours to bring them to safety using cables…

Golden Drive Homeless Kids: Community Event and Bike Run

Star Wars + First Responders + Motorcycle Run + Batman = Helping Homeless Kids in the FM Area.

It takes a pretty sunshiny personality to shine a light on the dark places in our community. And that’s why Sue Baron, of the Golden Drive Homeless Kids organization, is one of our very favorite people to have live in-studio on the KVRR Morning Show. Baron’s organization works to fight the effects of homelessness on the children in the FM…

Fargo Diocese Priest Will Not Be Charged, Remains on Administrative Leave

Father Thomas Feltman was being investigated for what the diocese called "alleged conduct" involving his interaction with youth.

WAHPETON, ND – Charges will not be filed against a Fargo Catholic Diocese priest accused of inappropriately touching girls. Father Thomas Feltman was being investigated for what the diocese called “alleged conduct” involving his interaction with youth. Richland County States Attorney Ron McBeth says that although Feltman’s behavior was socially unacceptable, “there is no evidence that the touching was done…

Women Involved in Altercation in Fargo Walmart Parking Lot Come Together

He said all three women have expressed regret regarding their interaction and language with each other

APOLOGY 2 APOLOGY FARGO, ND — The women at the center of a racist rant caught on cell phone in the Walmart parking lot Tuesday night have come together at the Fargo Police Department. Chief David Todd met with Amber Hensley, Sarah Hassan and Leyla Hassan. He said all three women have expressed regret regarding their interaction and language with…

Miracle Treat Day: Sweet Treats for a Good Cause

Dairy Queens Around the Area Gave At least $1 to the Children's Miracle Network for Every Blizzard Sold

MOORHEAD, Minn. — I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream. That’s what people in our area said all day long as they gave in to their sweet tooth for a good cause. People started lining up as the doors opened at the Dairy Queen in Moorhead to get a blizzard. “We just came out to support the…