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Fargo City Commission Approves Downtown Master Plan

Fargo's Downtown Infocus blueprint has been designed to provide recommendations for the next 100 years

FARGO, ND — The Fargo City Commission has approved the downtown master plan, which means change is in store. “Downtown is great already and so this is really just about taking it to that next level,” said Nicole Crutchfield, a planning administrator with the City of Fargo. Fargo’s Downtown Infocus blueprint has been designed to provide recommendations for the next…

Sen. Hoeven Meets with U.S. Treasury Secretary Over Tax Relief

It would increase the standard deduction for individuals to $12,000 and married couples to $24,000

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Treasury Secretary is on Capitol Hill looking for support for tax relief. Steven Mnuchin met with North Dakota U.S. Senator John Hoeven to talk about modernizing and simplifying the tax code. The draft Senate tax relief bill provides a net tax cut of about $1,500 for a median income family of four. It would increase…

Governor Burgum Honors SunButter Headquarters in Fargo

They say they're selling millions of jars across the continent, doubling their sales from the past two years

FARGO, ND — Governor Burgum made a stop at SunButter’s headquarters to celebrate their commitment to manufacturing in Fargo. Officials with the company which makes seed-to-jar sunflower butter say they’re fast growing and employ more than 20 people in the area. They say they’re selling millions of jars across the continent, doubling their sales from the past two years. SunButter…

North Dakota Boasts Highest Percentage of Millennials

The age of North Dakotans is younger than the national average and has been since 2009

  NORTH DAKOTA — North Dakota has the highest “percentage” of millennials in the country. State Census Office manager Kevin Iverson says many millennials moved to the state in the early years of the oil boom and have stayed. The age of North Dakotans is younger than the national average and has been since 2009. Another result of a younger…

Minnesota Submits Bid to be Amazon’s Second HQ

The headquarters could carry a $5 billion investment and at least 50,000 jobs for any state

  ST. PAUL, Minn. — The state of Minnesota has submitted a bid to be the spot for Amazon’s second headquarters. While the details behind the bid haven’t been released, the economic development commissioner says they promoted Minnesota’s diverse workforce, strong schools and high quality of life. Gov. Dayton said the bid was modest and doesn’t carry incentives beyond a…

World Mental Health Day: Royal Family Helping Bring Awareness to the Struggles of Mental Health

the princes say, their jobs aren't over yet

  LONDON — Two members of the royal family honored World Mental Health Day at St. James’ palace by talking about their charity organization, Head’s Together. William, the Duke of Cambridge and his brother, Prince Harry, hosted a reception and also honored those who have helped make their charity grow by helping change the conversation about mental health. The Heads…

U.S. Loses 33,000 Jobs in September; Unemployment Rate Still Drops to Record Low in 16 Years

It's the first monthly employment decline in seven years and it wasn't what economists predicted would happen

  NATIONAL — The Federal Government says the U.S. lost 33,000 jobs in September. It’s the first monthly employment decline in seven years and it wasn’t what economists predicted would happen. Analysts said they were hoping for an increase of 90,000 jobs but with two major hurricanes hitting the U.S. we also took a hit on our economy. Despite the…

Dress for Success’ Attire to Inspire Fashion Show in Fargo

We will have a full report on the show on KVRR Local News @ 9

FARGO, ND — The latest fashion trends are being shown off to help give area women the confidence to enter the working world. It’s the annual Dress for Success Attire to Inspire fashion show. My co-anchor Alison Voorhees is at the Avalon Events Center in Fargo and joins us live. ALISON VOORHEES, REPORTING: I am at the 5th annual Dress for…

Herberger’s Kicks Off the Goodwill Sale

You will receive three coupons per item donated for up to 30% off of apparel, shoes, handbags, ladies accessories and 15% off of cosmetics, fragrances and home items

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Herberger’s is kicking off their fall Goodwill Sale at all locations including Moorhead Center Mall. The sale gives shoppers a chance to donate unused items while receiving special savings coupons on purchases at the store. Customers can drop off any items for donation including clothing and household items. You will receive three coupons per item donated for…

General Atomics Celebrates Grand Opening of Training Hanger at Grand Sky

The hangar will serve as a flight test and training center

GRAND FORKS, ND — General Atomics has completed its flight test and training center in Grand Forks. The 24,000 square foot facility is a 10 year lease between Grand Sky and General Atomics. Grand Forks joins the big leagues. “When they sell an aircraft to England or to Australia or some other country, they train the pilots here,” said Senator…