Unsung Heroes of the Pandemic

An already essential job taking a whole new meaning during the height of COVID-19.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — They are some of the most important and often overlooked essential workers. Those working the front lines alongside doctors and nurses. Making sure every inch at Sanford Broadway Clinic in Fargo is kept clean and safe. “We kind of look at ourselves as the caretakers of the caretakers where we try to facilitate for the actual…

MATBUS Offers Free Rides to COVID-19 Vaccinations

"Passengers who board the MAT bus can tell the driver that they are going to a vaccination site and they will give them a free ride round trip to a vaccination site for both of their shots."

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — A reliable method of transportation is helping get more people to their COVID-19 vaccination appointments. We stopped charging fares March 23rd of last year to March 31st of this year and that was to protect our drivers. We started loading passengers through the back door and not going through the fair box and that was to…

Target Confirms Employee At Fargo Store Has COVID-19

the team member is now in quarantine and will be paid while on leave

FARGO, N.D. — Target confirming that an employee at the company’s 13th Avenue South location in Fargo has tested positive for COVID-19. In a statement, Target says the team member is now in quarantine and will be paid while on leave. They say the entire store team has been notified and provided with masks, gloves and thermometers. Target is also…

J.R. Simplot Moves Up Routine Closure Due To COVID-19

The company says zero employees at Simplot food facilities have contracted the virus

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — In light of the COVID-19 outbreak at LM Wind Power in Grand Forks, J.R. Simplot is moving up its routine shutdown. The plant was supposed to close for two weeks starting May 7, but it will now close this Thursday for maintenance and cleaning. The company says zero employees at Simplot food facilities have contracted the…

Doosan Bobcat Employees Volunteer Their Time for Doosan Days of Community Service

They helped at Charism, Churches United, and Farm in the Dell

FARGO, N.D. — Doosan Bobcat employees volunteered their time for Doosan Days of Community Service. Volunteers cleaned up Charism, a non–profit that helps at–risk children and families. They organized the pantry and storage closet and deep-cleaned their freezer. Charism staff say now that it’s clean, it’s easier to operate in the space and get materials to serve people. Volunteers even finished…

Hundreds of Families Turn Out for Thanksgiving Celebration at West Fargo Church

It's a tradition going back at least three decades

WEST FARGO, ND — Hundreds of families didn’t have to worry about cooking, cleaning or buying food for their Thanksgiving meal thanks to a West Fargo church. It’s a tradition going back at least three decades. “I have been doing it for 33 years,” said Steve Perreault, who is the Thanksgiving dinner coordinator. “We have fun. It’s a fun thing….

Fargo Police Warn the Public About Suspicious Door-to Door Salesmen

Officers are advising people not to purchase products from the men

  FARGO, ND — Fargo police say two door-to-door salesmen have been trying to sell cleaning products without a transient merchant’s license. Police say the men are both African-American. One of them is about 40 years old with the last name “Jackson.” The second man is about 25-30 years old and says his name is Jerome. Officers are advising people…

24 Hours After Snowfall…Clean Your Sidewalks

With all the winter weather the past few weeks it's important to remember to clear the walkways

FARGO, N.D. After this weekend’s winter storm, sidewalks are covered in ice and if you’re a homeowner, you could be responsible. In Fargo, it is left to homeowners to clear their sidewalks. You have until 24 hours after a snowfall to clean the sidewalk. Failure to do so could end in a warning or a minimum $75 fine. Snow must…