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Sports Legends Coming To Town For Roger Maris Celebrity Golf Tournament

All-Star Week is June 13-17

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Sports legends Kent Hrbek, Paul Molitor and Chad Greenway are coming to Fargo next month for All-Star Week and the 38th Annual Roger Maris Celebrity Golf Tournament. The 18-hole tournament tees off at Rose Creek Golf Course on June 16. A 9-hole scramble will take place at Osgood Golf Course. In addition to Hrbek, Molitor and…

Plaza Azteca To Reopen Friday With Fundraiser, Police Chief Talks About Warrants for Shooter

MALIK GILL 051922 FARGO, N.D. (KVRR/KFGO) — Plaza Azteca, the Fargo restaurant where a woman and her baby were shot on Wednesday, is reopening on Friday. The restaurant was closed today in honor of the victims and its workers. They are hosting a fundraiser Friday with 50% of the proceeds going to the shooting victims, who are recovering in the…

In wake of shootings, Fargo mayor says violent crime is down as population grows

FARGO (KVRR) – Fargo Mayor Tim Mahoney is speaking out following Wednesday’s shooting that left a woman and baby injured at Plaza Azteca Mexican Restaurant. The woman was in critical condition after being shot in the upper body. The infant is in stable condition after being shot in the hand and thigh.  Both are at Sanford Medical Center. Mahoney appeared…

Fargo’s Tom Hoge One Shot Off Lead At PGA Championship

Rory McIIroy leads at -5

TULSA, OK — A great round one for Fargo’s Tom Hoge at the PGA Championship in Tulsa, the year’s second major. Hoge shot a four under par 66 to finish one shot behind the leader, Rory McIlroy and in a tie for second with Will Zalatoris. Its Hoge’s third PGA appearance coming off making the cut in his last major…

St. Louis follows Fargo’s lead with using approval voting

The city of St. Louis is inspired by Fargo's trailblazing method allowing approval voting where voters choose as many candidates as they'd like

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Voting for multiple candidates in elections could be the norm sooner than later as more cities look to approval voting for a more effective way to cast votes. “With the people in St. Louis and the people in Fargo, they’re starting to go through this process where they’re saying like, ‘Hey this is really exciting.’ We…

Fargo Mayoral Candidate Far Ahead of Others In Campaign Contributions

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR/KFGO) — Recent disclosures show a massive gap in campaign contributions between Fargo’s mayoral candidates. Shannon Roers Jones is outpacing her opponents, reporting over $120,000 in total contributions. Nearly half that amount is from a $55,000 donation Roers Jones made to her own campaign. Hukun Dabar reports the next largest campaign total at over $32,000. Mayor Tim Mahoney…

Memory Café celebrates 5 years with a birthday party

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) -Memory Café is celebrating its 5th year of service at Bethel Church in Fargo. From pottery lessons and a fitness class to service dogs and live music, the Memory Café serves as a safe social gathering place where people experiencing mild to moderate memory loss come together. Organizers are excited to celebrate another year building relationships with…

Norwegian patriotism on display during Syttende Mai

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Grab some lutefisk and lefse as it’s Syttende Mai. It’s celebrated for the signing of Norway’s constitution on May 17th, 1814. It made the country an independent kingdom to try and avoid being ceded to Sweden after Denmark-Norway’s defeat in the Napoleonic Wars. Fargo’s Sons of Norway celebrated Constitution Day with a feast including aquavit flights,…