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Pet Connection: Meet Bandito

Bandito Loves To Play And Play

  If you like to play, this is the guy for you. Meet Bandito in this week’s Pet Connection from Homeward Animal Shelter. He’s a five-year-old Pittie who loves nothing more than running, jumping, wrestling and playing. He would love life with another dog, but has to go to a home with no cats or kids. Bandito has a lovely…

St. Louis follows Fargo’s lead with using approval voting

The city of St. Louis is inspired by Fargo's trailblazing method allowing approval voting where voters choose as many candidates as they'd like

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Voting for multiple candidates in elections could be the norm sooner than later as more cities look to approval voting for a more effective way to cast votes. “With the people in St. Louis and the people in Fargo, they’re starting to go through this process where they’re saying like, ‘Hey this is really exciting.’ We…

Fargo Mayoral Candidate Far Ahead of Others In Campaign Contributions

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR/KFGO) — Recent disclosures show a massive gap in campaign contributions between Fargo’s mayoral candidates. Shannon Roers Jones is outpacing her opponents, reporting over $120,000 in total contributions. Nearly half that amount is from a $55,000 donation Roers Jones made to her own campaign. Hukun Dabar reports the next largest campaign total at over $32,000. Mayor Tim Mahoney…

Governor Walz tours storm damage in Benson

The governor visited businesses and held a roundtable with local leaders

BENSON, Minn. (KVRR) — Gov. Tim Walz visits Benson, Minnesota to survey storm damage and meet with local officials. Last Thursday, strong winds brought down power lines and damaged buildings, farm equipment and roads. The path of destruction stretched from eastern South Dakota into Meeker County in central Minnesota. Walz met with local officials that have been managing the response,…

Memory Café celebrates 5 years with a birthday party

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) -Memory Café is celebrating its 5th year of service at Bethel Church in Fargo. From pottery lessons and a fitness class to service dogs and live music, the Memory Café serves as a safe social gathering place where people experiencing mild to moderate memory loss come together. Organizers are excited to celebrate another year building relationships with…

UPDATE: Active Shooter Call at Sheyenne High School Result of Others Talking About Restaurant Shooting

Administrative and counseling teams will be available in the morning for anyone needs support.

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR-UPDATE 7PM) — Shortly after the shooting at Plaza Azteca, someone inside Sheyenne High School heard bits and pieces of what was happening, panicked and called 9-1-1 to report a shooter at the school. That’s according to West Fargo Public School officials. Hundreds of people attending an all-city track meet were being ushered into the school as…

Ex-cop pleads guilty to manslaughter in George Floyd’s death

MINNEAPOLIS – A former Minneapolis police officer has pleaded guilty to a state charge of aiding and abetting second-degree manslaughter in the death of George Floyd. As part of Wednesday’s plea deal, Thomas Lane will have a count of aiding and abetting second-degree unintentional murder dismissed. Lane, along with J. Alexander Kueng and Tou Thao, has already been convicted on…