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Sister of KFGO’s Bob Harris encourages vaccinations following his death from Covid-19

I'm hoping that maybe his story and our story can help convince someone to get the vaccine."

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — A family member of former KFGO radio personality Bob Harris, who died of COVID-19, talks about her experience on dealing with her loss. After dying in December of last year, longtime radio personality Bob Harris is being featured on the North Dakota’s Department of Health’s virtual COVID-19 impact wall. Harris’ sister is now speaking out saying…

KFGO radio icon Tom Wynn dies at 83

FARGO (KVRR/KFGO) – Legendary KFGO radio broadcaster Tom Wynn has died. Wynn, who retired from KFGO in July 2017, passed away in the Twin Cities where he had moved last June to be closer to family. Wynn hosted “Tom Wynn & Friends” with Bonnie Amistadi and Doug Leier until his retirement. Prior to that, Wynn partnered with the late Larry…

FM St. Patrick’s Parade Set For March 20

FARGO, N.D. — For the second year, the Downtown Community Partnership is hosting the FM St. Patrick’s Parade. It’ll be the 24th annual St. Patty’s parade to hit downtown streets. The parade will start at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 20 from the Moorhead Center Mall. It’ll will make its way across the Red River into Fargo and down Broadway….

21st Cares for Kids Radiothon benefitting Sanford Children’s Hospital kicks off

FARGO, N.D. — KFGO, Y94 and Froggy 99.9 are joining forces for the 21st Annual Cares for Kids Radiothon. The event raises money to support special programs, buy medical equipment and fund research and education for Sanford Children’s Hospital in Fargo. The funds go a long way in helping support kids in our region like 15-year-old Jakob Ness of Campbell,…

KFGO’s Bob Harris Dies of COVID-19 After 2 Week Battle

FARGO (KFGO) – KFGO personality Bob Harris has lost his fight with COVID-19. Harris, 65, died at Sanford Medical Center in Fargo early Friday evening. He was hospitalized Thanksgiving Day after experiencing shortness of breath. Harris had been in the ICU. Harris, long time host of “Night Time Live” and “The Harris Happening” podcast, was well known and respected in…

KFGO radio personality ‘struggling for his life’ with coronavirus

Bob HarrisFARGO (KVRR) – A longtime Fargo radio personality is hospitalized in critical condition with complications from COVID-19. KFGO radio’s Bob Harris was admitted to the hospital on Thanksgiving Day, according to Harris’s sister, Jeanie Smith. “He is basically in a coma” Smith said. Harris went into cardiac arrest twice and remains unconscious and intubated, although doctors believe his lungs…

Stuff The Bus wraps up its two-day holiday donation event

"Stuff the Bus" is in its 12th year of bringing holiday cheer to those in need

FARGO, N.D.- Stuff the Bus’s 2nd day is wrapping up at KFGO. The two-day Christmas event started up again at 7:00 Wednesday morning. The bus was parked outside KFGO’s station until 6:00 PM. Donations had to be new and unwrapped to be accepted. All of the gifts will be delivered to the YWCA for its Unique Boutique. It lets women…

Stuff The Bus aims to get gifts to children in need

The annual Christmas program gives gifts to families in the area in need

FARGO, N.D. – KFGO, YWCA and MatBus are teaming up for the 12th year to stuff the bus. The bus traveled to eight stops around Fargo throughout the day for the event. It is collecting toys for newborns up to teenagers. In light of the recent pandemic, gifts to keep busy like crafts & coloring books are in high-need. Gift…

KFGO News exclusive: Amazon to build large distribution center in Fargo

It will create 1,000 jobs.

FARGO (KFGO) – Amazon is coming to Fargo. KFGO News has learned one of the world’s largest on-line retailers plans to build a 1-million square foot, three-story distribution center on approximately 110 acres of farmland north of Hector International Airport. It will create 1,000 jobs. The property is located in the North Fargo Industrial Addition. Annexation and rezoning of the…