Downtown Fargo

Fargo Man Pleads Not Guilty To Federal Charges For His Alleged Involvement in Downtown Riot

During the riot, federal prosecutors say Toa was seen inciting violence by jumping on top of an occupied police car and breaking the windshield.

FARGO, N.D. — Federal prosecutors say there is probable cause to believe 30-year-old Errick Toa committed civil disorder. They claim he unlawfully obstructed law enforcement and impeded commerce. During the riot, they say Toa was seen inciting violence by jumping on top of an occupied police car and breaking the windshield. Multiple squad cars were damaged during the night. OneFargo…

Construction On Main Avenue Moving Into Phase 4

On Saturday everything from Broadway through the intersection of 8th street north and south will be fully open.

FARGO, N.D. — Project Managers with Dakota Underground say the construction being done on Main Avenue in Downtown Fargo has moved to Phase 4. West of 10th street to University is now fully open. Workers are recommending you still take the the detour on Main Avenue. On Saturday everything from Broadway through the intersection of 8th street north and south…

Wurst Bier Hall And Rustica Reopen To Customers For Dine-In

Groups larger than 6 will be split up between two tables and Bar rail seating is unavailable.

FARGO, N.D. — A pair of popular restaurants are reopening their doors for customer to come sit down. Both Wurst Bier Hall in Downtown Fargo and Rustica Eatery Tavern in Moorhead after being closed for months. At Rustica the Patio, Eatery & Tavern are available for reservations. Groups larger than 6 will be split up between two tables and Bar…

JL Beers & Vinyl Taco return to business after riots

Both businesses were damaged at the hands of rioters.

FARGO, N.D. — Of all the damage caused on Saturday in downtown Fargo, businesses located on 1st Avenue North between Broadway and 4th Street North seemed to have suffered the worst of it. That includes JL Beers and Vinyl Taco; two popular restaurants that were vandalized at the hands of rioters. “Rocks were thrown through our front windows,” said the…

LIVE: Mayor Mahoney On Public Safety, Police, And COVID-19 Concerns After Weekend Protests

Mayor Sits Down With KVRR's Adam Ladwig & Emily Welker

  Fargo Mayor Tim Mahoney joins Adam Ladwig and Emily Welker to talk about the protests over the death of George Floyd this weekend in the city. He tells us how he though Fargo Police handled the escalating situation and addressed concerns about public safety after Saturday night’s chaos. He addressed social media posts about armed men heading towards the…

Peaceful protesters return to downtown Fargo to assist cleanup efforts

Protest organizers say it is important not to let the rioters take away from the message of the Black Lives Matter Movement

FARGO, N.D. — Less than twelve hours after rioting caused significant damage to Downtown Fargo, those same streets were filled once again, but this time, with people helping to clean up the destruction. Among those doing the cleaning were many who organized a massive peaceful protest that proceeded the riots. They feel the pain from Saturday night maybe more so…

LIVE: Hit The Pavement To Support Local Businesses While Social Distancing

FMStrong Community Run Virtual Run Raises Money For Local Businesses Hit Hard By COVID-19

Hit the pavement at your own pace to support local businesses hit hard by COVID-19. The FMStrong Community Run is a virtual 5k race. You have until the end of May to complete the race on your own time, while social distancing of course. If you sign up and run the race, you get a race bib sticker and a…

Owner & Chef of “Toscana” Dies Unexpectedly

A GoFundMe account has been started to support the family

FARGO, N.D. — The chef and owner of Toscana in downtown Fargo died unexpectedly on Thursday. A collection of pictures of Mirco Morganti are now in the window of the Italian restaurant. Morganti leaves behind his 5 children and the love of his life, Charlene. The restaurant has been greatly impacted during the COVID-19 pandemic. A GoFundMe account has been…

Downtown Fargo Pizza Shop Selling Face Masks For Good Cause

Blackbird Woodfire Is Selling Masks For 5 bucks each to benefit the Great Plains Food Bank

FARGO, N.D. — The flames are still burning at Blackbird Woodfire in downtown Fargo, as the store changes gears with the shift in business from COVID-19. “It’s been an adjustment we are learning everyday but it’s going well, people are really receptive to our kits and frozen pizza,” Server at Blackbird Woodfire Zoe Absey said. Besides offering new ways for…

Shoppers Step Up For Local Business Online Sales During Coronavirus Crisis

Boots & Heels Owner Shares Ways She's Trying To Keep Business Going While Doors Are Closed

  Local businesses that can’t stay open during the coronavirus pandemic are facing an uncertain future this morning. But the generosity of the community is giving them hope. Boots & Heels boutiques in Downtown Fargo and Devils Lake had to close their doors this week as COVID-19 spread. Owner Amber Sander is relying on online gift card sales to help…