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New Downtown Mural Celebrates Duke Ellington’s Tie To Fargo

Recording Of Ellington Orchestra's Concert In 1940 Won Grammy 40 Years Later

FARGO (KVRR) – A new mural is up in downtown Fargo honoring one of the greatest jazz musicians ever and his ties to Fargo. A mural of Duke Ellington now adorns the side of the Rhombus Guys building in the alley on the south side of Main Avenue. The mural is near the former site of the Crystal Ballroom, where…

Heat Causes Part of Main Avenue to Buckle in Fargo

FARGO, N.D. — Extreme heat conditions are causing roads to buckle throughout the metro. On the intersection of Main Avenue and 40th Street South, traffic was backed up heading east and was reduced to one lane as the heat has caused the road to buckle just before merging onto I-29 North. City workers were working to mark the area early…

Man dies after crashing into barrier on I-29 in Fargo

The highway patrol says it appears he suffered a medical condition.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — A 45-year-old man is dead after crashing his vehicle into a concrete barrier. The North Dakota Highway Patrol says the driver was going south on I-29 when he suffered a medical condition near Main Avenue around 3:00 p.m. He was taken to Sanford where he was pronounced dead. The crash is under investigation. Categories: Local News,…

Infrastructure updates and street art among topics explored at Eggs and Issues

The Chamber's event gives look at ideas for downtown areas for FMWF

FARGO, N.D. – It’s the lowdown on the downtowns in the metro. Some of Fargo’s downtown projects are bringing more art to the streets, creating additional parking and building businesses near Main Avenue’s new roundabout. Downtown Moorhead Inc. is working with the city and community to give it a makeover. Their master plan is starting with the reconstruction of Center…

Business owners are glad Main Avenue reconstruction project is complete

The project in its entirety took two years to finish

FARGO, N.D. — The final phase of the Main Avenue reconstruction project is complete, and that area is once again fully open to traffic. Rhombus Guys General Manager Drew Balstad says the City of Fargo did a good job of listening to feedback from business owners in the area. Since it’s a holiday weekend, he says it’s difficult to tell…

Main Avenue makeover project is complete

The final phase wrapped up more than a month ahead of schedule

DCIM100MEDIADJI_0402.JPGFARGO, N.D. — The two-year Main Avenue makeover project has come to an end. Main Avenue between 8th Street and the 10th Street South underpass bridge is now completely open to traffic. That includes Main to University Drive heading east to west. The University Drive counter flow lane is also now open to northbound traffic, and the shared use path…

Construction on Main Avenue Makeover expected to be completed by the end of the week

This years phase of the Main Avenue Makeover has improved the corridor between University Drive and Broadway.

FARGO, N.D. — This year’s phase of the Main Avenue makeover is nearly complete in downtown Fargo. The project manager says the corridor of Main Avenue between University Drive and Broadway will be open to traffic by the end of this week. Construction is nearly finished. Crews are using the next couple of days to finish up landscaping and electrical…

Fargo’s Main Avenue reconstruction making progress

FARGO, N.D. — The Main Avenue Makeover project continues to make progress in Fargo. Crews are now working between west of the 10th Street South underpass to 8th Street South. They are creating sidewalks, putting in retaining walls and completing landscaping. Pedestrians can currently walk alongside the south side of Main Avenue. Pedestrian access will flip to the north side…

Construction On Main Avenue Moving Into Phase 4

On Saturday everything from Broadway through the intersection of 8th street north and south will be fully open.

FARGO, N.D. — Project Managers with Dakota Underground say the construction being done on Main Avenue in Downtown Fargo has moved to Phase 4. West of 10th street to University is now fully open. Workers are recommending you still take the the detour on Main Avenue. On Saturday everything from Broadway through the intersection of 8th street north and south…