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Devils Lake mayoral candidates share their vision for the city

DEVILS LAKE, N.D. (KVRR) – Candidates share they’re the right person to lead Devils Lake as Mayor Dick Johnson is retiring after 12 years. Retired Devils Lake Fire Chief Jim Moe, City Commissioner Shane Hamre,  and former Four Winds High School teacher and administrator Joe Mertens are running to replace him. Topics tackled in a debate moderated by KVRR morning…

Dabar calls out Mahoney during debate & mayor defends his record

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – There were verbal fireworks during the Fargo Mayoral Forum hosted by The Chamber and the Downtown Community partnership. “You have not worked well with your commission to improve lives and that’s why one of your fellow commissioners is here challenging you. You have not worked well with our state partners and this is why one of…

Dardis announces reelection bid for West Fargo Mayor

Bernie DardisWEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – The mayor of West Fargo is running for a second term. Bernie Dardis was first elected in 2018.  He became West Fargo’s first new mayor in 16 years after defeating longtime mayor Rich Mattern. “I simply love this city,” Dardis said. “Having witnessed firsthand the unprecedented growth of our city, I believe my business…

City says Dilworth Police Chief’s tweets don’t violate its social media policy

DILWORTH, Minn. (KVRR) – We have a follow-up to our story from December on the Twitter account of Dilworth Police Chief Ty Sharpe. Dilworth Vice Mayor Julie Nash says tweets sent from the @LordTySharpe Twitter account were reviewed by the city. She says the tweets were sent by Sharpe’s personal account while he was off-duty and they do not violate…

Fargo Mayor launches reelection bid

Mayor hosts conference at Carlson Library

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – As expected, Fargo Mayor Tim Mahoney is officially running for another term. Mahoney says he wants a better structure for students who want to learn trades and give job opportunities not far from where they grew up.   According to Mahoney around 70 to 80 percent of students who go to college in the community find a…

Roers Jones joins race for Fargo mayor

Shannon Roers JonesFARGO (KVRR) – A member of the legislature who represents District 46 in Fargo has announced that she’s running for mayor. Republican Shannon Roers Jones is an attorney who was first elected to the North Dakota House in 2016. “It’s time for fresh leadership to unlock Fargo’s unlimited potential” Roers Jones said in an email announcing her candidacy….