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Fargo Juneteenth marchers describe why they’re speaking out

Protestor Avalon says he would like to see more reform from the police departments in the F-M area and across the country.

FARGO, N.D. — With large groups of impassioned protesters taking the streets of downtown Fargo, marchers like Avalon say it’s about putting an end to violence and racism. “I just feel like “Am I going to be the next one of who’s the victim of a crime? Am I going to be the next one who’s a victim of brutality?…

After Riots Damage Downtown, People Organize And Help Pick Up The Pieces

Supplies being used to clean up were donated from Pounds and also crowdfunding through Venmo.

FARGO, N.D. — At Vinyl Taco and JL Beers downtown Fargo, the glass is being swept up and the boards are going up after the two restaurants like many others took a heavy beating from Saturday night protests. “It’s absolutely heartbreaking. Nobody wants to see that. It absolutely could have been us,” Pounds Co-Owner Alan Kasin said. The streets and…

Task Force Made To Make Guidelines For Long-Term Care Visitors in ND

Next week on the KVRR Morning Show we will be chatting with Larson on the next step forward.

FARGO, N.D. — The North Dakota Long Term Care Association is creating a task force to help reunite families with their loved ones. The group is expecting to meet next week to put together a plan on how they can safely do this. The committee’s chairman says the group is working closely with the state health department and following trends…

Ada-Borup Band Teacher And Students Puts Together Graduation Song For Seniors

Tuttle says he and his 27 students worked together over multiple days practicing and sending in video digitally to help craft a graduation song for the class of 2020.

ADA, Minn. — As the school year nears it’s close for seniors Ada-Borup, the school’s band director who’s seen two decades worth of seniors walk through his doors wanted to make sure this class wouldn’t be forgotten. “So my take was to take these performances, these videos they uploaded putting them together so in a way we can kind of…

Fargo Fitness Center Hosting Outdoor Workout Classes For Social Distancing

MPX Fitness is hosting a free outdoor workout session at the Jefferson Park in Fargo on May 7th.

FARGO, N.D. — Mariah Prussia of MPX Fitness says she is ready to go back to seeing her clients in person. After the coronavirus caused her business to go online, she’s been keeping busy with workouts over Zoom and videos for people to follow at home. With the weather getting warmer and restrictions beginning to lift in North Dakota, Prussia…

Moorhead Residents Asking City To Allow Backyard Chickens To Save Money Eggs

The Price Of Eggs Have Been Sky-rocking As Fox Business Says The Cost Of A Dozen Have Peaked Over 3 Dollars Nationwide During The COVID-19 Outbreak.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Min Zhang of Moorhead says she got an idea on how to save money after seeing higher prices on some food. “So, we did some research and found out that backyard chickens provide high quality protein or you have the flexibility to feel like you’re under control over this pandemic,” Zhang said. The price of eggs have…

Fargo Theatre Gets Over $2,000 In Grant Money

Contributors include the Criterion Collection and Oscar-nominated directors Christopher Nolan, and Wes Anderson.

FARGO, N.D. — The Fargo Theatre is getting a big helping hand from big name celebrities. The theatre received a $2,500 grant as part of a national fund to support art house cinemas that have closed due to the Coronavirus. Contributors include the Criterion Collection and Oscar-nominated directors Christopher Nolan, and Wes Anderson. Staff say the funds are greatly appreciated…

Comfort King Mattress Factory Makes Masks For People In Need

Between The Sioux Falls And Fargo Location They Have Produced Over 1000 Masks.

FARGO, N.D. — “We realized how big of a need there was so it was hey let’s get on this i mean it’s just exploded from here,” Comfort King Manager Ben Enney said. Comfort King Mattress Factory in both Fargo and Sioux Falls have been working around the clock not only to stay in business but to make hundreds and…

Breweries Celebrate International Women’s Day With Special Blend

The Drink Will Be On Sale On March 26th At Front Street Taproom

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo Brewing Company, Junkyard Brewing Company and other breweries are putting together beer brewed by women. “Basically we just want to recognize the women in our field. There are quite a few of us and it’s becoming more and more as the years go on so we just want to take and bring everyone together,” Taproom And…

People Shop At Dakota Boys And Girls Ranch Pop-up Thrift Shop

This Is The First Year They Have Tried The Pop-up

FARGO, N.D. — People are escaping the cold and warming up to helping people in need. It’s all at the Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch Pop Up Thrift Boutique. For one day only the organization set up a thrift shop on Broadway selling items ranging from Christmas sweaters, winter gear and furniture. The store helps raise money for the organization…