Mayor Tim Mahoney

The 19th annual Fargo Marathon is nearly upon us

The Fargo Marathon is near as thousands will take on the course for an event that's becoming more popular across the nation.

FARGO, ND (KVRR) – Tomorrow morning, the FARGODOME will be filled with thousands and thousands of people running in the 19th annual Fargo Marathon. Recently the F-M area was dealing with smoke conditions, but recent rainfall and a cold front has helped clear the skies. ā€œSo hopefully tonight, 65 and sunny and hopefully tomorrow morning 45 and sunny,ā€ said Mark…

Fargo City Commission Votes 4-1 To Oppose State Anti-LGBTQ Bills

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR/KFGO) — Fargo City Commission votes 4-1 to oppose a series of state bills filed by Republican legislators targeting LGBTQ+ residents in the state. The only no vote came from Commissioner Dave Piepkorn. Cody Schuler, advocacy manager with the American Civil Liberties Union of North Dakota told commissioners the legislation amounts to a “culture war” that takes away…

North Fargo business owner allowed to stay open after dispute with city

The Fargo City Commission authorizes Mayor Tim Mahoney to negotiate with a small business owner to avoid shutting down his business and a potential lawsuit.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — The Fargo City Commission calls on the mayor to reach a resolution with John Bultman on the status of his North Fargo business. “There’s been a lot of wasted time on my part to chase this and chase that and follow up. Restless nights of thinking, ‘What’s going to happen?’ and all that. After 52 years…

Fargo City Commission votes to stop progress on proposed downtown pedestrian bridge

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR/KFGO) — The Fargo City Commission votes to cancel a proposed pedestrian bridge that would’ve been built next to city hall. Four concepts were presented last year with differing costs. Commissioner Arlette Preston said she doesn’t think it’s worth getting people from one side of the street to the other with the bridge and Commissioner Denise Kolpack said…

Fargo Looks To Change Adult Establishment Regulations In Middle of Romantix Lawsuit

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — With a legal battle over an adult bookstore’s proposed move in downtown Fargo, the city is looking to amend the municipal code when it comes to adult entertainment centers and establishments. The first reading of an ordinance to change the code definitions and regulations was held during last night’s meeting. The vote was four to one…

Xcel Energy Holiday Lights Parade brightens downtown Fargo for holiday spirit

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — In case you needed an official announcement, it’s here! The annual kick-off to the holidays underway. Hundreds across the F-M and surrounding areas enjoyed the Holiday Lights Parade presented by the Downtown Community Partnership and sponsored by Xcel Energy. It began in downtown Moorhead and went through Fargo’s downtown as it strolled through Broadway Square. People…

Piepkorn Out as Fargo Deputy Mayor, Preston Voted In, Against The Mayor’s Wishes

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR)– Fargo has a new deputy mayor, against the wishes of Mayor Tim Mahoney. Commissioners first voted on a motion put forth by John Strand and Arlette Preston to rescind Dave Piepkorn as deputy mayor for controversial comments he has made recently. That included Piepkorn’s issues with the police chief and calling out two drunk Native American’s outside…

Commissioners Respond To Harsh Statements During Downtown Fargo Safety Talk

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR/KFGO) — Fargo City Commissioner Dave Piepkorn raised some anger at last night’s meeting during a discussion about the need for safety downtown. Piepkorn shared a story about calling 911 on two very intoxicated Native Americans sleeping next to his building downtown. He says police came and rousted them and he followed them to see where they went…