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Local Reaction to President Trump and the Inauguration

The Valley speaks up about how they feel after President Trump has been inaugurated

It’s Inauguration Day, yet it seems the community is treating this day like any other. We stepped out to see how many people took part in a day expected to go down in history, but many of the TV’s were turned off. However, one classroom at NDSU spent the day watching and discussing the importance of Donald Trump entering office….

Two Local Fargo Women Who Created ‘Matthews Voice Project’ Are Being Awarded

Matthews Voice Project helps to aid studens in Fargo Public Schools that are homeless

Monday’s 17th Annual Martin Luther King Celebration will award three people the Fargo Human Relations Award. One of the awards will go to the creators of Matthew’s Voice Project. Matthew’s Voice Project started out as something minimum and ended up impacting more lives than originally planned. Known as ‘MVP’, it’s an effort to assist students in Fargo public schools that…

Broadband Internet Coming to More Rural Minnesota Communities

More than 16,000 households, 2,200 businesses and 71 community organizations will benefit

  Minnesota State Officials announce more grants have been secured to help households and business in the state get broadband internet access. Officials say more than 16,000 households will be given access as well as 2,200 business and more than 70 community organizations. The expansion will also allow 42 projects across the state to be funded and given access. The…

City of Dilworth Honors Law Enforcement Appreciation Day

January 9th Will Now Officially Be Law Enforcement Appreciation Day in Minnesota

This day is called law enforcement appreciation day, or L.E.A.D. Due to the recent negativity towards police officers around the country, January 9th has been dedicated to supporting those in uniform. Minnesota Governor Dayton said it’s a day to recognize the service and sacrifice of those brave men and women, and their families. Dilworth Mayor Chad Olson is also showing his…

ND National Guard Soldiers Head to Afghanistan

Gov. Doug Burgum says the dedicated soldiers are a source of pride to our nation

About 60 North Dakota Army National Guard soldiers have departed for a yearlong mission in Afghanistan. A sendoff ceremony was held at the Raymond Bohn Armory in Bismarck on Sunday. The soldiers serve with the 136th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion based in Devils Lake. They are deploying with soldiers from 28 communities across North Dakota, Minnesota and Kentucky. North Dakota…

West Fargo City Leaders Consider Changes to Accident-Prone Intersection

They say by expanding the intersection drivers will have additional turn lanes and it would reduce congestion

West Fargo city leaders say it’s time to expand an accident prone intersection. If you’ve driven on the intersection of 13th Avenue East and 9th Street East you know the frustrations of rush hour. KVRR went to a meeting where community members are invited to share their concerns about a proposed project. The city of West Fargo says that intersection is one…

Winter Storms Cause Blood Shortage in North Dakota

United Blood Services is asking for your help to make up for the lowered blood supply

FARGO, N.D. United Blood Services is asking for your help over the next coming weeks. Officials with UBS say the holiday season mixed with the recent winter storm are causing supplies to run low at blood banks around the state. They say power outages also caused blood drives to be canceled. While they don’t want anyone to risk their lives…