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Fargo’s ‘Blind Joe’ attracting world attention with anti-mandate anthem

— Blind Joe (@theblindjoe) October 24, 2021 FARGO (KVRR) – A country music artist who grew up in Fargo is getting international attention for a new song that takes direct aim at COVID-19 mask and vaccine mandates. “Blind Joe” Bommersbach says the song, “I Will Not Comply” is generating support from fans around the world, including France, Greece, Germany and…

Shoot 360 Fargo inspires the next generation basketball

Shoot 360 Fargo Is Invested In The Development Of Local Players

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – The new basketball training and development center Shoot 360 Fargo is drawing attention from the community. “I don’t know what this is, but I’ve got to bring it here to Fargo. So, two years later here we are,” Shoot 360 Fargo Manager Blaine Cook said. Shoot 360 Fargo is providing and opportunity for hoopers all around…

Two-time breast cancer survivor urges people to get screenings

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — A two-time cancer survivor is sharing her story this Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Marti Simmons was first diagnosed with breast cancer in September of 2000. Nearly exactly 20 years later, she received her second diagnosis last November. The cancer returned in the same breast and this time, resulted in a mastectomy. “In the exact same breast. Who…

Wimmers Diamonds opens new location on 32nd Ave S in Fargo

Wimmers Diamonds Has Been In The Fargo Community For 102 Years

FARGO, N.D.  (KVRR) – Wimmers Diamonds is a family run business, and has been in Fargo for 102 years. The business has continued to evolve and now shifts to a new central location under new ownership. Aaron Wimmer has watched his cather and uncle run the show for decades and now he is excited to step up and lead the…

White House plans to vaccinate 5 to 11-year-olds, pending FDA approval for Pfizer

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — The White House has unveiled its plan to vaccinate millions of kids ages 5 to 11 against the coronavirus. It’ll be put in motion as soon as the FDA approves Pfizer’s vaccine for that age group, which may happen as soon as the first week of November. Advisers to the FDA are scheduled to meet next…

Fargo Liquor Control Board approves transfer of Africa Restaurant & Nightclub’s liquor license

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Fargo’s Liquor Control Board unanimously approves the transfer of Africa International Restaurant & Nightclub’s liquor license to the commercial realtor who owns the building. Fargo City Commission will make the final decision on the transfer at its next meeting scheduled for November 1st. If approved, the new license owner would be owner of 518 Properties, Tyler…

Nine Fargo restaurants & bars fail alcohol compliance checks

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Although a majority of businesses passed the most recent alcohol compliance checks, Fargo’s Police Chief says some have a “culture” of serving alcohol to minors. “Most of these people are trained, some of them are even looking at ID’s, and they’re serving anyway,” Chief David Zibolski said during Wednesday’s Liquor Control Board meeting. Nine out of…