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Chamber of Commerce, Sen. Hoeven Host State of Technology Conference

The conference highlighted technological innovations in North Dakota

FARGO, N.D. — Leaders from the technology world gather at the State of Technology conference hosted by the Chamber of Commerce and North Dakota Senator John Hoeven. “This is the third wave of North Dakota’s growth and development. Number one, agriculture, number two, energy, number three tech entrepreneurship, and when we’re as well–known nationally and beyond, for tech entrepreneurship as we…

LIVE: Young Entrepreneurs Academy Helps Students Start Businesses

Chamber Helping Students Learn How To Start A Business

  Katie Ralston with the Fargo/Moorhead/West Fargo Chamber joins Adam to tell us how students can learn to start their own businesses. The Chamber is hosting the Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) for the fourth year. The 25-week course helps middle and high school students learn what it takes to start and run a business. Local business owners join in and…

Organization that Helps Employ People on the Autism Spectrum Moves in to New Space Across the River

Many representatives from local businesses were at the ribbon cutting and learned more about how they can be a part of the employment process

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A local organization that helps businesses employ the strengths of people on the autism spectrum has a new office space. Mind Shift crossed the Red River and is now located in the center of downtown Moorhead. Many representatives from local businesses were at the ribbon cutting and learned more about how they can be a part of…

Moorhead Herberger’s Open for One More Day; Fargo Store Closed Sunday

It is still unclear what will take the store's place at West Acres and Moorhead Center Mall

You’ve probably seen the signs about Herberger’s discounts over the summer… but now, it’s all coming to an end. “I just wanted to walk through it one last time, because I’ve grown up going there and hanging out so it was one last time before they closed. I used to go to this Herberger’s a lot,” Kallie Frost, a shopper,…

“Pleading for My Life Saying ‘Listen I’m Sorry I’ve Got Kids I’ve Got a Family'” Man Explains Assault in Dilworth

Neal Johnson says he was at the wrong place at the wrong time just around midnight on Friday

DILWORTH, Minn. — After a Dilworth man says he was beaten to unconsciousness, police are trying to find two suspects. KVRR’s Jessie Cohen tells us how the man climbed his way out of a ditch and made it home in our “lead story”. Neal Johnson says he was at the wrong place at the wrong time just around midnight on…

String of Break-ins Hits Fargo Businesses

It is unclear if the cases are related

FARGO, N.D. — A string of break–ins across Fargo in the early morning leaves several places with damaged property. Fargo Police say the first case was a broken window at Happy Harry’s Bottle Shop. Around 4:30 a.m., police responded to Used–A–Bit Sales and Pawn on Main Avenue for a glass break alarm. “They chucked a few rocks through our front door,…

A Local Alpaca Farm Changing the Game for North Dakota Farmers from Start to Finish

And coincidentally falling onto 10–7 Galchutt Avenue, Ten Seven acres was born

GALCHUTT, N.D. — When you hear about a farm in North Dakota, most have cattle roaming the land while crops like corn and soybeans grow in time for harvest. But KVRR’s Jessie Cohen tells us about one unique farm that is utilizing their livestock from beginning to end. “Neither of us had any idea that we’d ever one end up…

Moorhead Center Mall Starts Indoor Street Fair

Those involved say it's an affordable outlet for artists who want to showcase their work

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Moorhead Center Mall started its own indoor street fair that coincides with the Fargo Street Fair. Some stores are having special sales, and there are separate vendors showcasing their goods, too. Those involved say it’s a great outlet that’s also affordable for artists who want to showcase their work. “I think there’s a lot of really talented…

Red River Market Opens for Season

People love the food and community feel alike

FARGO, N.D. — The Red River Market opened up for another season, and there’s no shortage of things people love. “You’re eating fresh produce from the area, antioxidants, better for your immune system, but even more so it’s the sense of community. You see the same people, you know what you’re getting. It’s a lot of friends and family, definitely supporting…

Neighbor Donates Donuts to Downtown Businesses

Jesse Engen said it was a spur-of-the-moment decision

FARGO, N.D. — Several downtown businesses got a pleasant surprise when a local neighbor showed up with donuts. Jesse Engen made a spur of the moment decision to get donuts from Sandy’s and bring them to five random businesses. Engen says the store owners and managers were really happy when they got the treats. The “Donuts for Downtown” idea was a…