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Grand Forks Fire Station Closes after Positive COVID-19 Case

Stations 1 and 3 will cover Station 5's service area.

GRAND FORKS, N.D.–Grand Forks Fire Station 5 is temporarily closed after a firefighter tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday. The infected firefighter last worked on April 30 and had close contact with two other firefighters who are now self-quarantining for 14 days. It is currently unknown how the firefighter acquired the virus. Station 5, which is located at 1002 47th…

WATCH LIVE: Gov. Walz Expected to Close Schools for Remainder of Academic Year

The announcement is expected to come during a news conference at 2 p.m.

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn–Gov. Tim Walz is expected to announce that Minnesota schools will remain closed for the rest of the academic year on Thursday. Walz closed public schools in March and has repeatedly said it was “unlikely” they were reopen. The announcement is expected to come during a news conference at 2 p.m. KVRR will livestream the conference here. Categories: Coronavirus,…

West Acres Extends Temporary Closure, Unsure of Re-Opening Date

FARGO, N.D.–Officials at West Acres have decided to extend the temporary closure of the mall again. The mall was set to open on April 30, but after extending the closure even further, mall officials say they are not prepared to set a new re-opening date. West Acres posted a release on their Facebook page explaining the extended closure. They say,…

Sheyenne Street East Sidewalk and Parking Lane Closing Monday

Driving traffic will not be impacted.

WEST FARGO, N.D.–The Sheyenne Street east sidewalk and parking lane will be closing on Monday, April 20. The sidewalk will be closed to pedestrians from Seventh Avenue West to 9 1/2 Avenue West. The parking lane will be closed from Eighth Avenue West to Ninth Avenue West. Roers and Agassiz Underground requested the closures for construction on the Housing Authority…

Fargo Park District Closes All Playgrounds Amid Heightened Coronavirus Concerns

Parks, trails and green spaces are remaining open.

FARGO, N.D.–Due to heightened concerns surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, The Fargo Park District is closing all playgrounds and play structures beginning Wednesday. The primary focus behind the decision is to ensure the health of children in the community. In addition to playgrounds, the Fargo Parks District is also closing the Southwest Youth Ice Arena, Sports Arena, Metro Rec, Coliseum, RDJ…

LIVE: Local Mayors and Business Leaders Discuss Gov. Burgum’s Decision to Close Bars/Restaurants

KVRR will be streaming the briefing on KVRR.com and our Facebook page. 

FARGO, N.D.–Metro area government and business leaders are holding a press conference to discuss Gov. Doug Burgum’s executive order closing bars, restaurants, breweries and cafes in the state of North Dakota. All on-sale and on-site operations will close at 12 p.m. on Friday, March 20 and continue through Monday, April 6. Any take-out, delivery, curbside, drive-through or off-sale services are…

Scheels Arena and Fargodome Close Due to Coronavirus Outbreak

FARGO, N.D.–The Scheels Arena and Fargodome are temporarily closing their doors based on recommendations by the federal government and Fargo Mayor Tim Mahoney. The Fargodome officially closed on Wednesday after Mayor Mahoney and the City of Fargo Administration decided to close all non-essential/non-emergency physical office to the public. In-person refunds will be given when the fargodome box office reopens. Customers…

Mom’s Diner Along Main Avenue In Fargo Closes For Good

The owners are hoping the space can be repurposed in the future

Mom’s Diner Facebook pageFARGO, N.D. — A cafe along Main Avenue in Fargo has suddenly shut its doors for good. In a post on social media, Mom’s Diner announced it has closed and “will not reopen for business tomorrow.” The post goes on to thank of the loyal customers for their business these last couple of years. The owners are…

Vehicle Fire Causes Section of I-94 to Close

A flat-bed trailer hauling square hay bales had caught fire.

1/2 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2 Show Caption Hide Caption UPDATE: One eastbound lane has been opened and traffic is no longer being rerouted.   Glen Ullin, N.D.–The eastbound lanes on Interstate 94 near Exit 110 have been closed since 7:45 Tuesday morning due to a vehicle fire. The Glen Ullin Fire Department received reports of a vehicle on fire…