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LIVE: Wrangling Wild Cucumbers

There's an invasive force taking over one of the region's most popular parks, and city leaders need your help to fight it off. The adversary doesn't come armed with teeth, claws or armor. Nor…

Is Giving Melatonin to Children Dangerous?

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) -- A local doctor says there's not enough evidence to determine if Melatonin is dangerous for children. "At this time, the long term effect of melatonin, we have no idea because we…

Essentia Health expands vaccine eligibility

NORTH DAKOTA & MINNESOTA (KVRR) - More North Dakotans and Minnesotans are eligible to sign up and receive their COVID-19 vaccinations. Essentia Health is allowing all people living in North Dakota who are 16…

Pet Connection: Meet Saint

Last weekend, a lot of you were probably spending your St. Patrick's Day celebrating in downtown Fargo. In spite of St. Patrick's famous snake-ridding skills, there's one in our region no one's managed to…

Preventative health screenings help save lives

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) -- In the early days of the pandemic, health officials say many people skipped out on routine health care services. "We did see a decline in people wanting to come in…

Fargo's mask mandate to expire

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) - Fargo's city-wide mask mandate will be allowed to expire at 11:59 Monday night. City Commissioner John Strand had proposed changing the mandate to mask guidelines. That idea was rejected on a 3-2 vote with Mayor Dr.…

Pet Connection: Meet Popsicle

The weather is warming up this weekend, and it's the perfect time to break out the cool, sweet treats for your family. So why not break this sweet and delightful Popsicle out of the…

Gov. Walz eases COVID-19 restrictions

MINNESOTA (KVRR)  -A decrease in case numbers and increase in vaccinations is leading Governor Tim Walz to update Minnesota's COVID-19 mitigation measures. Governor Tim Walz is giving Minnesotans a sigh of relief as…

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