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Fargo’s North Broadway Bridge closed indefinitely

FARGO (KVRR/KFGO) – The North Broadway Bridge that links Fargo with rural Clay County has been closed Indefinitely after routine inspection found a tilt to one of its piers. City Engineer Jeremy Gorden said soil from the river embankment pushed onto the north pier and caused it to lean. “While it’s not tipping to the point where it’s going to…

West Acres Cinema is Temporarily Closed

The Fargo movie theater reopened in late August after shutting down due to the pandemic

FARGO, N.D. — West Acres Cinema is temporarily closed after reopening in late August. On its website, Marcus Theatres says, “We have made the difficult decision to temporarily close some of our locations. As the entertainment industry continues to adapt to the impact of COVID-19, there are fewer new movie releases, which has directly impacted guest attendance.” They will reopen…

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…