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ND State Senator Carolyn Nelson Celebrates 80th Birthday, Receives Honor of First-Time Award

She is the first ever recipient of the "Outstanding Woman State Legislator Supporting the Arts award

FARGO, ND — Today marks two special celebrations for Senator Carolyn Nelson, her 80th birthday and the announcement of a special award. The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and Women in Government announced that she is the first ever recipient of the “Outstanding Woman State Legislator Supporting the Arts award. She is being honored as a leader…

No Tricks, Just Treats with the BBB this Halloween

The BBB wants you to have fun this Halloween but remember to stick with the experts when purchasing your costume

FARGO, ND — In less than two weeks, monsters, movie characters and action heroes will be roaming the streets looking for some candy. The Better Business Bureau wants to make sure that you have a happy Halloween by providing some tips on how to safely purchase a costume. Halloween is all about the frightening decorations and the eerie costumes. “Scream,…

Five North Dakota Tribal Nation Flags Added to the Fargo Air Museum

the goal is to educate North Dakotans about the state's Native American culture

FARGO, ND — Five North Dakota Tribal Nations have presented the Fargo Air Museum with a new gift. The nations presented their flags to air museum officials to be hanged so visitors to the tourist attraction can learn a little more about North Dakota’s Native American culture. One tribal leader says he has tried to put the flags in the state…

Lights On Afterschool Fun Run

The YMCA of Cass and Clay Counties Hosted a Lights On Afterschool Fun Run to Support Before and Afterschool Programs

FARGO, ND — It may have been a day off for some students in the metro, but they laced up their shoes for the Annual Lights on Afterschool Youth 1K run. Kids who are a part of the before and after school programs at the YMCA of Cass and Clay gathered at Island Park. After the run, they colored with…

Sanford Health Named New Title Sponsor of the Fargo Marathon

Sanford Health Has Been Named the New Title Sponsor for the Fargo Marathon

FARGO, ND — Sanford Health has been named the new title sponsor of the Fargo Marathon. The Fargo Marathon said they are looking forward to growing the event with this new partnership through Sanford’s marketing expertise and community engagement. Sanford said they are excited to be a sponsor because the marathon supports their values of a healthy lifestyle and economic…

Local Business Shreds Sensitive Documents for a Good Cause

Record Keepers offered their document shredding service for a donation to the United Way

FARGO, N.D. — A Fargo business is offering its documents shredding services to help out charities across the Metro. Record Keepers is offering its document shredding services to the public for a donation to United Way of Cass–Clay. The public can bring up to four boxes full of documents or two computer hard drives to shred. The company says the…

Philando Castile Memorial Fundraiser to Become a Nonprofit Organization

Philando Feeds the Children is in the works to be an established nonprofit

  ST. PAUL, Minn. — A school lunch campaign that started with a goal of $5,000 in honor of shooting victim, Philando Castile, has reached a new goal. Philando Feeds the Children is in the works to be an established nonprofit, geared towards helping schools with their lunch programs. The online campaign exceeded its $5,000 goal by raising $80,000 and…

The Lego Block Mystery of Downtown Fargo: Find Out More on KVRR Local News @ 9

It's gone viral locally with many posting about it on social media.

FARGO, ND — The Lego brick, which filled in a hole in the sidewalk, has been taken out. This morning, several people spotted this Lego brick filling in the empty space of a regular brick. It’s gone viral locally with many posting about it on social media. But engineers with the City of Fargo say they had to remove the…

North Dakota Granted Extension for Real ID Act

The federal government has granted the state an extension until October of 2020 to get in compliance with their driver's licenses.

  NORTH DAKOTA — North Dakota has been granted a waiver to get in compliance with the federal Real ID law. The federal government has granted the state an extension until October of 2020 to get in compliance with their driver’s licenses. The Real ID Act was put into place to increase standards for identification requirements for boarding a plane…