Senator Smith revisits abortion pill access and expanding Supreme Court

MINNESOTA (KVRR) — In 2021, Minnesota Senator Tina Smith proposed a bill to expand the number of justices on the US Supreme Court from nine to thirteen. She says the goal is to restore balance and she also feels the court has lost some trust with the public in recent years. On Thursday, Senator Smith proposed another bill to grant…

Seven Clans breaks ground on expansion for Warroad casino

The casino will add 100 slot machines to its gaming floor

WARROAD, Minn. (KVRR) — Seven Clans Casino in Warroad is about to get even bigger. Leaders broke ground on a 9,000 square foot expansion. It will be built onto the existing casino floor on the property’s west side. You can expect 100 additional slot machines, a new sports bar and restaurant along with a new entrance to the gaming floor….

Fix It Forward Auto Care to open second location in November

To utilize services at Fix It Forward Ministry, you must be referred by a social services agency in town

FARGO, N.D. — An auto care shop with a mission bigger than just fixing cars is expanding across the metro. Fix It Forward Auto Care is in the process of opening its second shop on 53rd Avenue South in Fargo. With many businesses closing their doors amid the pandemic, those at the business say they feel lucky to be expanding….

Company Seeks Permits to Expand Pipeline in North Dakota

The proposed Bridger Expansion project included two separate oil pipelines.

BISMARCK, N.D.–A Wyoming company is seeking permits and landowner permission to expand its pipeline network to carry crude from that state and North Dakota to a hub in Oklahoma. Casper-based Bridger Pipeline LLC launched a website this week with information for landowners and others. The proposed Bridger Expansion project included two separate oil pipelines. One straddles North Dakota and Montana…

Park Christian Begins School With Completed Renovation, $5.3 Million Expansion

The expansion started in May 2018

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Park Christian is home to more than 430 students in kindergarten through 12th grade. The school’s staff says you can expect that number to go up in the future though, meaning the campus will have to keep up. “We’re trying to transform our building to make it more accessible for more families to come here. We’re anticipating…

$5.3 Million Renovation Project Wrapping Up At Park Christian School

The private Evangelical Christian school is home to 433 students in K through 12th grades

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A major expansion and renovation project at Park Christian School is wrapping up in Moorhead. The $5.3 million project includes 16,300 square feet of new classrooms. Sixteen others got upgrades. There is a new commons area along with two new state of the art science rooms and a ceramics and kiln room. A new entrance will be…

Junkyard Brewing’s Expansion Doubles Taproom in Size; How Owners are Keeping Original the Culture

When the idea of an expansion became a reality, owners wanted to keep the true essence of Junkyard Brewing alive

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The small cozy quarters of Junkyard Brewing in Moorhead have created an atmosphere that people in the metro love. KVRR’s Jessie Cohen got an inside look at its new expansion and tells us how owners are keeping its character while having more space for customers. What started off as a space for 60 people, has now doubled…

Sanford Announces $200 Million Expansion Plan

The $200 million investment will be rolled out over the next decade

FARGO, N.D. — One year ago, Sanford opened up its new medical center. Wednesday, they announced more projects that will be rolled out over the next decade. Sanford says the plan involves changes to five “centers of excellence,” which are cancer, women’s health, children’s health, heart health, and orthopedics. They say the $200 million investment will bring plenty of jobs and…

Cullen Foundation Donates $100,000 to New Essentia NICU

The Cullen Children's Foundation Critical Care Wing will be part of Essentia's brand–new NICU

FARGO, N.D. — The Essentia Health is expanding their Neonatal Intensive Care Unit for babies with the help of a $100,000 donation from the Cullen foundation. This gift will change the future for families who have babies in the NICU. The Matt Cullen family has made an imprint in the Fargo Moorhead area and now they are helping out the…

Sandy’s Donuts To Eliminate Breakfast and Lunch Offerings

Owner says removing breakfast and lunch allows two locations to focus more on doughnuts

WEST FARGO, N.D. — A popular spot for doughnuts in West Fargo is set to undergo some major changes.  Sandy’s Donuts will no longer serve breakfast and lunch, instead centering their menu entirely on their doughnuts. Owner Mark Ostlund says the change will help them focus on their staple product while they continue to search for a third location. Even with…