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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….

A look back at issues Fargo faced in 2021 with Mayor Dr. Tim Mahoney

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – The pandemic, permanent flood protection and filling hundreds of open jobs. There have been a lot of difficult issues Fargo has faced this year. Austin Erickson spoke with Mayor Dr. Tim Mahoney to see how the city fared amidst the obstacles. “The biggest thing that’s really happened for Fargo is F-M Diversion is now going through. So,…

The Ups and Downs of Osnabrock, North Dakota: KVRR Town of the Year

OSNABROCK, N.D. — Osnabrock has had its ups and downs like many small towns in America. But people there are making sure they remember the good times of years gone by while also building towards what lies ahead. Meet the oldest and youngest life-long residents of Osnabrock, 94-year-old Shirley Monson, and her eight-month-old great-grandson, Carl. Carl hasn’t seen much during…

Brooklyn Center mayor blasts police tactics to control crowds

BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. – The mayor of a Minneapolis suburb that’s seen nightly protests after a white police officer fatally shot Black motorist Daunte Wright contends police are overreacting to demonstrators and should scale back their tactics. Brooklyn Center Mayor Tim Elliott said at a news conference that he doesn’t agree with police using pepper spray, tear gas and paintballs…

Moorhead City Council Member Shelly Carlson appointed mayor

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) – After Mayor Johnathan Judd resigned after accepting a 7th Judicial District judgeship, the Moorhead City Council unanimously elected Council Member Shelly Carlson mayor at a council meeting Monday. The city says citizens will vote on a new mayor in November of 2022. The city will appoint someone from Moorhead’s second ward to serve as a council…