Local Business

Cajun Cafe closes after 20 years

The Cajun Cafe is one of two businesses who've announced their closures this week.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — The Cajun Cafe is yet another local business who’s announced it will be closing its doors after struggles amid the pandemic “It was a very difficult year and it definitely knocked us back like it did everybody. We lost a lot of money during that,” Cajun Cafe owner Gary Gilbertson said. With Twist in Downtown Fargo…

“Feed the Angels” fundraiser supports local businesses while feeding frontline workers

Small businesses and frontline workers continue to be impacted by the pandemic

FARGO, N.D. — Danette Nicoloff of Fargo is a dance mom at heart. “Right now, we should be fundraising for dance. That’s what we do,” she explains. “When the dance season essentially was canceled because of COVID, there was a real void in my life.” Rather than put her fundraising skills to bed, she decided to fill that void with…

Struggling to stay afloat amid the pandemic, K-9 recreation center hosts dog diving fundraiser

FARGO, N.D. — A K-9 recreation center is hosting a winter fest dog diving event to help raise funds and keep its doors open. Rocket Dogs K-9 Aquatics & Wellness Center opened its doors earlier this year, but due to unforeseen circumstances amid the pandemic, business quickly dwindled. This K-9 event encouraged pet parents to a free will donation to…

LIVE: Hit The Pavement To Support Local Businesses While Social Distancing

FMStrong Community Run Virtual Run Raises Money For Local Businesses Hit Hard By COVID-19

Hit the pavement at your own pace to support local businesses hit hard by COVID-19. The FMStrong Community Run is a virtual 5k race. You have until the end of May to complete the race on your own time, while social distancing of course. If you sign up and run the race, you get a race bib sticker and a…

New Website Helps Support F-M Businesses During Difficult Time

Downtown Community Partnership has teamed up with local businesses to create a way to support small businesses in the metro. FM strong dot com shows you which stores are still open to shop online and which restaurants are delivering. Many local shops are struggling and may not be able to recover without the help of the community. “Find your favorite…

Creatively Uncorked celebrates six years in business

The studio hosts painting parties for people of all artistic levels

WEST FARGO, N.D. — A local business celebrating its 6th year being open is hoping to bring more art awareness to the metro. Creatively Uncorked in West Fargo encourages community members to tap into their artistic side by creating take-home canvases, even if they have no painting experience. In celebration of being open for six years, the studio hosted several…

LIVE: Pride Of Dakota 2019 Holiday Showcase

More Than 120 North Dakota Vendors Under One Roof For Holiday Shopping

  Shop local, and support businesses in your own back yard. Scheels Arena is hosting more than 120 North Dakota businesses for the 2019 Pride of Dakota Fargo Holiday Showcase. I got to hang out at Scheels Arena Friday morning as vendors set up. You can find gifts for pretty much anyone on your list, from food and drinks to…

Google’s Digital Media Manager Talks About Online Ads with Local Businesses

FARGO, N.D. — In the age of social media, promoting your business or brand has never been more accessible. Figuring out exactly the way to do it can seem overwhelming. A Lunch & Learn event hosted by Prairie Den featured Google’s Digital Media Manager Matt Bergh. He was there to teach participants how to improve their digital marketing skills using…

LIVE: Milk Made Catering

KVRR's Jackie Kelly Learns How to Make the Perfect Cheese Plate

KVRR’s Jackie Kelly talks with Megan Lewis, the owner of Milk Made Catering, about how to make the perfect cheese plate for summer parties. For more information about Milk Made Catering, click here. Categories: Morning – Features, Morning – In The Community Tags: cheese, Local Business, Milk Made Catering