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Need More Drama, Comedy, Fantasy, etc. in Your Life? Get to the 2017 Fargo Film Festival!

The 2017 Fargo Film Festival kicked off this afternoon

FARGO, N.D. — It’s an event every member of your family or friends can enjoy and organizers of this year’s Fargo Film Festival say it’s going to be better than ever. Drama…comedy…science fiction and fantasy. Fill up your popcorn, grab a soda and sit back and relax while watching every kind of genre you can think of at the 2017…

Rosey’s Brings Grilled Cheese Bistro to Downtown Fargo

The restaurant and bar is also a cheese and seafood market

FARGO, N.D. — A highly anticipated grilled cheese bistro is now open in downtown Fargo. Rosey’s welcomed customers at its permanent location on north Broadway for the first time last week for dinner, and starting today for lunch. The owner hopes to also add Saturday brunch in the near future. The restaurant and bar is also a cheese and seafood…

Altru Health System’s Medication Take Back Day

Altru Health System Hosts Their Annual Take Back Day

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Altru Health System hosted its annual Medication Take Back Day. People were encouraged to clean out their medicine cabinets and drop off old prescriptions at Altru. This is one easy way to keep prescription medications out of the garbage or out of the water supply. Altru paired up with Grand Forks County Sheriff’s Department and Safe…

People of Casselton Approve Tax Increase for New Wellness Center

A new community center will soon be built in Casselton, connected to the Central Cass School

  CASSELTON, N.D. — People in Casselton have approved a tax increase for a wellness center. The vote was 307 to 279. A vote extends the city’s sales tax from 1% to 2%. A new community center will soon be built in Casselton, connected to the Central Cass School. The revenue will go towards funding a Wellness Center. The vote…

Grand Forks Community Hits the Gym for Show of Support for Long-Time Member

CrossFit Tundra in Grand Forks Held a Fundraiser to Help Jacob Freeman After Surgery

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Community members in Grand Forks hit the gym for a reason other than working out. “Kind of out of nowhere, I was working out one day and my hand started losing color,” said Jacob Freeman, a long-time member of the CrossFit Tundra Gym in the city. “I stopped and then the color would come back after…

GiGi’s Playhouse Celebrates World Down Syndrome Day

The goal of World Down Syndrome Day is to spread acceptance, kindness and generosity for those with the disorder throughout the community

FARGO, N.D. — It’s World Down Syndrome Day and parents, families and others are celebrating. GiGi’s Playhouse in Fargo held its 2nd Annual Balloon Release to celebrate that extra 21st chromosome in those with Down syndrome. Following the balloon release, there were refreshments and playhouse tours. The goal of World Down Syndrome Day is to spread acceptance, kindness and generosity…

NDSU Bison Football Prep for First Practice of the Season

Tomorrow, the Bison hold their first of 15 practices, the most allowed by the NCAA

FARGO, N.D. — As the weather turns to spring, North Dakota State’s football team is gearing up for spring practices. Tomorrow, the Bison hold their first of 15 practices, the most allowed by the NCAA. It’ll be the first official practice since NDSU lost in the semifinals of the FCS Playoffs back in December. Things are a little different for…

Coming Up on KVRR Local News @ 9!

Here are some of the stories we are working on

KVRR LOCAL NEWS @ 9 — Here are some of the stories we are working on bringing you at 9! KVRR Reporter Shiina LoSciuto says North Dakota lawmakers are considering a bill that expands boundaries for campus police in the state. KVRR Reporter Nick Broadway brings us his full report on trash on the highway. ┬áIf you choose to litter,…

State Sen. Mathern Says ND Insurance Reserve Fund Won’t Pay Millions in Claim

Bala is now owed over $13 million in taxes collected by the state

COURTESY: KFGO  FARGO, N.D. — A state senator from Fargo says the North Dakota Insurance Reserve Fund will not pay a claim to Susan Bala. She is the founder of a former horse racing betting company in Fargo whose conviction for illegal gambling was overturned. Bala is now owed over $13 million in taxes collected by the state. State Sen….

Citizen Initiative for Medical Marijuana in ND Battling Lawmakers Over Bill

Rilie Morgan, who headed the initiative campaign, believes lawmakers have changed the intent of the voter approved measure

  BISMARCK, N.D. — Backers of a successful North Dakota citizen initiative to allow medical marijuana are contesting new rules written by the Legislature. A bipartisan bill removed provisions that would have allowed growing marijuana as medicine and only allows patients to smoke it if a physician finds that no other form of marijuana would help. Rilie Morgan, who headed…