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Women’s self-defense class held amid crime concerns in Fargo

Women in the area got the opportunity to learn about self defense and prepare themselves against possible violence.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Women in the area get the opportunity to learn about self defense and prepare themselves against possible violence. Define the Fight Women’s Self Defense class was created by Mariah Prussia to help educate women on the different tactics to protect themselves in dangerous situations. “The key thing is what’s going on in the world things are…

Teachers And Fargo School Board Reach Tentative 2-Year Contract Agreement

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo teachers and the school board have reached a tentative two-year contract agreement. Board member Jim Johnson says the contract contains a “modest” pay increase. Johnson says the two sides have also agreed to form a committee with representatives of the board and teacher’s union to formulate a new compensation model that should help retain and recruit…

Walz offers Minnesotans $100 gift cards to get vaccinated

ST. PAUL, Minn. (KVRR) – Gov. Tim Walz says Minnesota is joining the Biden Administration’s initiative to provide $100 to all Minnesotans age 12 and older who receive a COVID-19 vaccine from July 30 through August 15. “President Biden is calling for a nationwide push to make sure our families and communities are vaccinated and protected against COVID-19 and the…

NDSU updates COVID-19 policies for new academic year

Dean BrescianiFARGO (KVRR) – North Dakota State University has updated its COVID-19 policies for the 2021-2022 school year. An email from President Dean Bresciani says masks will continue to be optional with some exceptions. Bresciani says faculty may require masks to be worn in their classes at their discretion and health care operations on campus, including Student Health Service, will…

LIVE: The Return of the Honor Flights

We're flying high on this welcome news.

It’s the news we’ve been waiting for. Our region’s honor flights are set to return this spring, after more than a year-and-a-half hiatus on hold to protect the health and lives of the service members they honor. The national organizers for the North Dakota and Minnesota veterans’ group made a tough decision at the start of the pandemic to postpone…

Watch: Strand says Piepkorn’s middle finger gesture ’embarrassing’ for Fargo

CITY COMMISSIONER JOHN STRAND SAYS COMMISSIONER DAVE PIEPKORN SHOULD APOLOGIZE

FARGO (KVRR) – A discussion over business property tax incentives led to what appears to show a Fargo city commissioner making an obscene gesture during Monday’s city commission meeting. Commissioner Dave Piepkorn raised his right fist with his middle finger extended during a tense discussion with Commissioner Tony Gehrig. The incident was captured on video posted on the Fargo City…

Minnesota gymnast wins gold in women’s all-around

TOKYO – Minnesota’s own Sunisa Lee became the fifth straight American woman to claim the Olympic title in the women’s all-around. She edged Rebeca Andrade of Brazil in an entertaining and hotly contested final while Simone Biles watched from the stands. The St. Paul native’s total of 57.433 points was just enough to top Andrade. The Brazilian earned the first…