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Fargo Amazon facility gets ready for business

"We're receiving our first item on September 19th."

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) –Fargo’s Amazon facility is getting ready to begin fulfilling orders. With the construction of the new facility complete, orders will soon be ready to be boxed up and shipped to their destinations. “We’re receiving our first item on September 19th. So, that’s when the building will open. We’ll have people in the building and start trying to…

Amazon warehouse expected to be completed in Sept. or Oct. according to Mayor Mahoney

At more than 1 million square feet, the building is believed to be the largest in North Dakota.

FARGO (KFGO) – Mayor Tim Mahoney says the Amazon distribution warehouse should open sometime next month or in October. Mahoney and City Commissioner Dave Piepkorn recently took a tour of what the company calls a Fulfillment Center. “It’s just the efficiency Amazon builds into their buildings, how they’re going to move things around, the amount of equipment and then what…

Hyde Development breaks ground for Dakota Commerce Center

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — A groundbreaking ceremony is unveiling plans for a four building facility that will help aid e-commerce growth throughout Fargo. Dakota Commerce Center industrial development will redefine the transportation of online sales from manufacturers to getting goods quicker into the hands of people throughout the region. It is located next to the new Amazon distribution facility. The…

Amazon brings more than 100 new jobs to West Fargo

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR/KFGO) – As construction continues on the massive $100-million Amazon Fulfillment Center in north Fargo, another part of the Amazon network is setting up in West Fargo. It’s an Amazon hub, referred to as a Last Mile delivery station. West Fargo Mayor Bernie Dardis says it’s a great addition to the fast-growing city, adding more than 100…

City of Fargo to announce details of Amazon distribution center

FARGO – (KVRR)  An announcement is planned Friday in Fargo about “Project Force,” the code name for the Amazon distribution center under construction in north Fargo. As KFGO News first reported in early September, the multi-million dollar warehouse, known as a “fulfillment center” is expected to employ up to one thousand people. Blueprints show a massive multi-level structure of over…

KFGO News exclusive: Amazon to build large distribution center in Fargo

It will create 1,000 jobs.

FARGO (KFGO) – Amazon is coming to Fargo. KFGO News has learned one of the world’s largest on-line retailers plans to build a 1-million square foot, three-story distribution center on approximately 110 acres of farmland north of Hector International Airport. It will create 1,000 jobs. The property is located in the North Fargo Industrial Addition. Annexation and rezoning of the…

88 Amazon workers in Shakopee test positive for coronavirus

SHAKOPEE, Minn. (AP)–State health officials say the Amazon fulfillment center in Shakopee has one of the larger coronavirus outbreaks in a warehouse or distribution plant setting. At least 88 of its approximately 1,000 workers have tested positive for the disease caused by the virus. Another 99 workers at other Amazon sites in the Twin Cities have also tested positive since…

Moorhead Parents Start Community Supply Drive to Support Families

The organizers say they have already received a $1,000 donation.

MOORHEAD, Minn.–With many families working and learning from home, three Moorhead parents have started a community supply drive to support Moorhead Area Public Schools, students and families. The Moorhead Community Supply Drive is asking for donations to support the childcare services provided for essential workers and to implement distance learning at West Central Juvenile Center. Donations can be anything from…

United Way of Cass Clay Wants To Help Those IAffected By COVID-19

The organization wants to make sure everyone can thrive during these difficult times.

FARGO, N.D.- United Way of Cass-Clay is working to anticipate the needs of our community through these difficult days. They created the Coronavirus Response Fund. “The dollars that we’ll be raising through these funds are are going to be utilized to go to the greatest needs in the community. We’re going to make investments in our trusted non-profit partners, because…

PET CONNECTION: Meet Chiquita

Chiquita Is An 8-Year-Old Double Yellow-Headed Amazon

  Chris Mullins from C.A.A.R.E. joins us with Chiquita! Chiquita is a double yellow-headed Amazon parrot. She’s about eight years old, and loves to sing. Birds like her can live 50-60 years in captivity. She LOVES attention and prefers men to women. You can find out more about Chiquita by visiting C.A.A.R.E.’s website here. Categories: Morning – Pet Connection Tags:…