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Driving conditions somewhat difficult as snow falls and temperatures drop

FARGO, N.D. — As the snow continues to fall and temperatures continue to drop, the biggest concern Thursday evening into Friday morning is the ice on the roads. There have been some reports of crashes in the metro. In West Fargo, a jackknifed semi was stopped along I-94 near the Main Avenue exit. In a Tweet, Minnesota State Patrol Sergeant…

“Feed the Angels” fundraiser supports local businesses while feeding frontline workers

Small businesses and frontline workers continue to be impacted by the pandemic

FARGO, N.D. — Danette Nicoloff of Fargo is a dance mom at heart. “Right now, we should be fundraising for dance. That’s what we do,” she explains. “When the dance season essentially was canceled because of COVID, there was a real void in my life.” Rather than put her fundraising skills to bed, she decided to fill that void with…

Plains Art Museum exhibit showcases 2020 civil rights movements

FARGO, N.D. – Plains Art Musuem opens the Human Rights Festival Exhibit in its third annual showcase. Presented by the Human Family, this year’s exhibit focuses on the civil rights movements in 2020. Pieces show children detained at the border, COVID-19 and racial injustice. The showcase also addresses North Dakota Native American issues. The exhibit will run until January 23rd….

High Risk Sex Offender Has New Fargo Address

FARGO, N.D. — A high risk sex offender has a new address in Fargo. 26-year-old Damion Orton is living at 734 College Street North. Orton was convicted of sexual imposition in 2014 in Burleigh County. The then 19 year old forced himself on a 14-year-old female runaway who was intoxicated and on drugs. He will have to register as a…

LPGA’s Amy Olson Competes In Local Pickleball Tournament

A newly hired instructor at Courts Plus in Fargo helped host a eight-team tournament including the pro golfer

FARGO, ND (KVRR) – There’s not nearly as much to do in a COVID-19 world but Tim Fiechtner has found a way to keep some people engaged: the second annual Fix Freezer Fargo Pickleball Shootout at Courts Plus in Fargo, featuring 16 top-tier players North Dakota, Minnesota, and Wisconsin. “I know all these guys,” said Fiechtner, a newly hired Pickleball…

Out of this world meteor sightings dazzles northern part of the continent

"It was seen as far in Canada all the way down to Fargo, North Dakota, Minnesota that area."

FARGO, N.D. – Reports of meteor sightings have dazzled people throughout the northern part of the continent, including here within our community. The American Meteor Society has reported a total of 32 sightings of what they say is a fireball soaring through the night sky. “It was seen as far in Canada all the way down to Fargo, North Dakota,…

Essentia Health may acquire CHI in North Dakota, Minnesota

FARGO  – Fargo and Duluth-based Essentia Health and CommonSpirit Health have signed a letter of intent for CommonSpirit-owned facilities operating under the CHI brand in North Dakota and Minnesota to join Essentia Health. The deal would include CHI St. Alexius Medical Center in Bismarck and 13 critical access hospitals, along with associated clinics and living communities now operated by CommonSpirit…

City of Fargo monitoring “credible threats” related to violence at U.S. Capitol

FARGO, N.D. – A statement from the City of Fargo says Fargo Police is monitoring “credible threats and suspicious behavior” related to protestors storming the U.S. Capitol. Mayor Dr. Tim Mahoney and Police Chief David Zibolski have been in contact “to ensure readiness.” The chief has also been communicating with the FBI “in a proactive measure to ensure local law…