CITY OF FARGO

Fargo city administrator to retire in June

FARGO (KVRR) – Fargo City Administrator Bruce Grubb is retiring.  His last day on the job is June 24. Grubb began his career in 1989 as a civil engineer. In 2016, he was promoted to city administrator after the retirement of Pat Zavoral. “I want to express my sincere appreciation to the City Commission, The City of Fargo and the…

Fargo, West Fargo and Cass County facilities opening late

FARGO, ND (KVRR) –  Due to winter weather conditions, all City of Fargo facilities (including the COVID-19 testing site at 3051 25th St. S. Suite K) will open at 10 a.m. The Fargo Sanitary landfill will open late at 9 a.m. MATBUS services will continue uninterrupted; routes 13, 14, 18 and 24 will utilize snow detours until conditions improve. Garbage…

City of Fargo, Airport Authority sign new agreement

FARGO (KVRR/KFGO) – Fargo city officials and the Hector International Airport Authority have reached a milestone that has been a long time in the making. On Monday, the two organizations will officially sign a new memorandum of understanding which recognizes a separation of the city and the airport, changing the previous 50-year agreement between the City and the Airport Authority….

Fargo city employees receive “appreciation bonuses”

City Commissioners approved “appreciation bonuses” of $1,000 to the workers.

FARGO, N.D. (KFGO) – The City of Fargo has rewarded 967 full and part-time city employees in a big way. City Commissioners approved “appreciation bonuses” of $1,000 to the workers. It amounts to $943,250 that comes from a portion of CARES Act funding that was allocated in 2020 and not yet spent. City Commissioner John Strand said that several weeks…

City of Fargo highlights Recycling on Earth Day

"If you really start looking at what you're throwing away, I would guess at least half of it can be recycled."

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — In celebration of Earth Day, the City of Fargo highlights ways people can reduce their carbon footprint. With 24 recycling drop off sites located across the city, people can honor the environment every single day of the week. Those living in single family households can also sign up for the All in One Recycling program which…

Pandemic blamed for first Fargodome deficit in its history

FARGO (KVRR/KFGO) – Since the Fargodome opened in 1993, the venue finished every year with a surplus. That was until 2020 when the coronavirus hit. General Manager Rob Sobolik says the Fargodome’s deficit was just over $770,000. The venue had budgeted 96 days of events and nearly 472,000 people for 2020.  It ended up with only 34 events and just…

The Chambers hosts Eggs & Issues to talk about topics like homelessness

Homelessness rates are going up, and local leaders are trying to find solutions

FARGO, N.D. – The Chambers Eggs & Issues this month focuses on homelessness, hunger & the impact it has on our community. Community leaders from the FM area virtually joined to answer questions about their progress in the fight against homelessness. A big topic was the impact COVID-19 is having on it. Goldmark Property Management says it’s nervous for struggling…