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Meet Shannon Roers Jones.

A Fargo developer and attorney running for Fargo Mayor says she’ll recuse herself from city votes regarding her development firm if she wins the seat. Shannon Roers Jones is the latest Fargo city mayoral candidate to join the morning show for a one on one interview. Roers Jones is general counsel for her father’s development company, Roers Construction and Development….

Third Annual Plant Festival brings out plant lovers and more

The Fargo plant festival hosted by Wild Terra Cider gave people a chance to gather for food, fun and plants

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — The Fargo Plant Festival hosted by Wild Terra Cider gave people a chance to gather for food, fun and plants. The third annual event gives local vendors the opportunity to connect with the community to promote their products. There was something for all ages. Plant lovers got to talk to experts about different types of plants,…

A successful finish to Fargo Marathon week

It was capped off Saturday with the Full and Half Marathons.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Fargo Marathon week was another huge hit in the community. The Fargo Marathon brings in thousands of runners and supporters and the economic impact is substantial annually. “We’re going to be about 8,300, 8,400, people, just talking to the Convention Visitors Bureau people. Based on the kinda of average spend of people coming in, it’s going…

Minnesota Lawmakers Not Expected To Finish Work Before Deadline

The governor has signed a bill that changes several liquor laws including raising the cap on growler sales.

ST. PAUL (KVRR) — It appears Minnesota lawmakers will not get everything done before the 11:59 p.m. end-of-session deadline. It become obvious Sunday afternoon that they won’t finish on time. Lawmakers on Saturday reached a $4 billion tax relief package which includes the elimination of state taxes on Social Security income, an income tax rate cut. It also expands the renter’s…

DFL Nominates Top Candidates At Convention With Little Opposition

ROCHESTER, Minn. (KVRR)– The DFL has nominated it’s top candidates for state offices including governor, lt. governor, attorney general and secretary of state during its convention in Rochester over the weekend. Attorney General Keith Ellison was nominated for a second term during the party convention Saturday night in Rochester. Party delegates endorsed Steve Simon for Secretary of State, an office…

Fargo Marathon kicks off Day 2 of weekend races

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR)- Thousands of runners from all over the country are flowing into Fargo for the Fargo Marathon for various events, and the Fargo-Moorhead community showed up to cheer them on. It was a packed house in the Fargodome for the half and full marathons, some trained for months, many families and friends came out to support their runners….