City Commissioner Candidates Participate in Public Forum

Six of the nine candidates running for City Commissioner participated in Tuesday's public forum

Two seats on the Fargo City Commission will be up for grabs this June. Nine candidates, including Dave Piepkorn and Tony Gehrig who currently hold the position, are running in the election. Six of those nine candidates running for City Commissioner participated in Tuesday’s public forum. Linda Boyd, Arlette Preston and Lenny Tweeden were the three missing from the meeting….

Chamber of Commerce Releases Economic Outlook Survey Results

Annual Economic Outlook Forum draws hundreds of business leaders

FARGO, N.D.– The Chamber of Commerce released the results of its annual economic outlook survey, which gauges how businesses owners feel they’re performing in the local economy. “We’re fortunate enough to live in a very vibrant community— business community… 2018, based on the results we saw on the survey, there’s great optimism,” said Scott Green, market president of Station Bank. Overall,…

Nine of Thirteen Moorhead School Board Candidates Attend Forum

Voters got a chance to meet the several people running for a single one-year school board seat

MOORHEAD, Minn — Thirteen people are running for a single one-year seat on the Moorhead Public School Board. To help with the decision, voters are getting a chance to meet the candidates in person. About one year after Laurie Johnson resigned from Moorhead’s school board, voters have their choice of 13 candidates to fill the last year of her term….

Sweeto Burrito Not Closing Down According to Management

We sent a Facebook message to the business after they temporarily closed more than a week ago

FARGO, ND — Management with a restaurant in downtown Fargo said they’re not closing down despite reports from other local news sources. A sign dated July 23rd was put on the front door of Sweeto Burrito on Broadway which says they’re closing for renovations. Brown paper covers its windows and the lights are off. Recent news reports said the business…

Minnesota Lawmakers for Gather Health Care Forum in Detroit Lakes

They are hoping to answer people's questions on the struggle over the GOP health care plan

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — Representative Collin Peterson is one of the panelists answering questions about health care reform this evening. They’re getting to ready to have a forum with Minnesotans who may be feeling anxious about the future of their health care. KVRR’s Nick Broadway joins us live from Detroit Lakes with the latest. KVRR REPORTER NICK BROADWAY:  TJ, the…

West Fargo’s Mayor Defends Police Chief Search Process, Despite Criticism from Newspaper Editor

Mayor Mattern says he's had enough

WEST FARGO, ND– Tensions are heating up between West Fargo city leaders and a local paper about the city’s hiring of a new police chief. Mayor Rich Mattern is calling out the Forum over what he says is their attempt to create drama in order to sell papers. “Were those open to the public?” asked KVRR’s Shiina LoSciuto, in regards…

ND Department of Health Holding HIV Education Forums

Health officials recommend every person be tested for HIV at least once in their lifetime, regardless of risk factors

  NORTH DAKOTA — The North Dakota Department of Health is teaming up with Family HealthCare to help communities across the state understand more about HIV. Organizers of the public forums say they want the public to be educated on the most current information on HIV transmission and treatment, as well as understanding the ways you can prevent and stop…

Cass County Republican Legislators Hold Meeting to Hear Citizen Concerns

A forum was held by the Cass County United Republican Committee in Fargo

FARGO, N.D. — Republican legislators held a forum with Cass County this morning to talk about critical issues. The Cass County United Republican Committee joined in Fargo to discuss the citizen’s concerns. They covered educational standards, law enforcement issues and how they’re handling medical marijuana. People visiting the forum were able to have a Q&A with the legislators to voice…