Fargo City Commission

Fargo’s North Broadway Bridge may be demolished

The Fate of the North Broadway Bridge will be decided at the next City Commision meeting in two weeks.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – The fate of the North Broadway Bridge will be decided at the next City Commission meeting in two weeks. “I just want the public to understand that if we take the bridge out it doesn’t mean it immediately comes back, ” Fargo Mayor Dr. Tim Mahoney said. If the 32-year-old North Broadway Bridge is demolished because…

Fargo Police Chief Wants To End Urban Deer Hunt

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo City Commissioners are being asked to consider ending a wildlife management program that allows bow hunters to kill deer within city limits. Police Chief Dave Zibloski says a recent study shows that harvest rates are low, the plan is no longer effective and it has created a public safety threat. Zibloski says he will ask the…

Fargo City Commission takes step closer to police oversight board

FARGO (KVRR/KFGO) – On a 3-2 vote, the Fargo City Commission agreed to receive a proposed ordinance to create the first-ever Fargo Police Advisory and Oversight Board made up of seven citizen members. The final decision, which could include some changes, will be before commissioners in two weeks. Police Chief Dave Zibolski says the proposal is the culmination of months…

Fargo Liquor Control Board recommends extending nightclub’s liquor license suspension

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – In a four to one vote, the Fargo Liquor Control Board recommends City Commissioners extend Africa International Restaurant and Nightclub’s liquor license suspension for another 30 days. That time is to be used by the club to get new management in place and turn things around. One of the biggest changes the club is implementing is…

Fargo nightclub’s liquor license remains suspended, hearing is suddenly canceled

FARGO (KVRR) – The Fargo Liquor Control Board abruptly canceled a special meeting on Tuesday to discuss issues surrounding the Africa International Restaurant and Nightclub. In July, The Fargo City Commission suspended the nightclub’s liquor license for 60 days.  Police Chief Dave Zibolski noted several public safety concerns including underage patrons, the potential for over-intoxication and guns on the premises….

Fargo nightclub’s liquor license suspended, effective immediately

FARGO (KVRR) – The Fargo City Commission has suspended the liquor license of a nightclub with a lengthy list of issues. Effective immediately, Africa International Restaurant and Nightclub is barred from serving alcohol.  The city commission’s vote was unanimous. The Fargo Liquor Control Board recommended a 60-day suspension.  City Auditor Steve Sprague says the suspension will stay in effect pending the…

Fargo Human Relations Commission votes to support anti-bias ordinance

Fargo City Commissioners must give final approval

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – The Fargo Human Relations Commission votes unanimously to support an anti-bias ordinance. Introduced by City Commissioner Arlette Preston, the ordinance aims to more clearly identify, report and respond to hate crimes in Fargo. “We need a bias crime ordinance to send a message to communities that every person, that every individual belongs here,” Preston said at…