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Fargo Mayor says 2020 was a difficult year & he’s optimistic about 2021

He also talked about the urgency to discuss race relations in the metro.

FARGO, N.D. – Fargo Mayor Dr. Tim Mahoney says that through unprecedented times, the city continues to shine and lead by example. Metro mayors held the annual State of the Cities. Mahoney says some of the highlights include how thousands of volunteers came together last march to produce more than 230,000 sandbags when there was a possibility of flooding. He…

LIVE: Local Mayors and Business Leaders Discuss Gov. Burgum’s Decision to Close Bars/Restaurants

KVRR will be streaming the briefing on KVRR.com and our Facebook page. 

FARGO, N.D.–Metro area government and business leaders are holding a press conference to discuss Gov. Doug Burgum’s executive order closing bars, restaurants, breweries and cafes in the state of North Dakota. All on-sale and on-site operations will close at 12 p.m. on Friday, March 20 and continue through Monday, April 6. Any take-out, delivery, curbside, drive-through or off-sale services are…

Metro Leaders Sign Emergency Coronavirus Declaration

While North Dakota still has only 1 confirmed case, F-M Leaders are preparing for the wide spread impact the virus is having on the nation.

FARGO, N.D. — City and county leaders signed an emergency declaration on Monday regarding the coronavirus Pandemic. “What the government is realizing, is that we aren’t flattening out. What we are going to do is what needs to be done in our community to keep our community safe,” said Mayor Tim Mahoney of Fargo, “Obviously a case will come when…

Mayors From Around Region Gather At Summit on Entrepreneurship

They learned about ways they can foster innovation in their communities

FARGO, N.D. — The¬†Mayors’ Summit for Entrepreneurship brought mayors from around the region together to learn about ways they can bolster their economies. “This is a region that’s been built by entrepreneurs. We’re just trying to continue the legacy of those folks and keep supporting new ventures,” Greg Tehven, co-founder of Emerging Prairie, said. Some of the key points were…

Local Mayors Weigh in at Annual “State of the Cities” Event

The FMWF Chamber of Commerce hosted the event at the Holiday Inn to more than 600 people in the community

FARGO, ND — The mayors of Fargo, West Fargo, Moorhead and Dilworth are showing people in the community their plans for 2018 in the annual State of the Cities event. The FMWF Chamber of Commerce hosted the event at the Holiday Inn to more than 600 people in the community. Each mayor had the chance to talk about the successes…

Local City Leaders Hoping to Bring in More Affordable Housing to the Area

If you were thinking about taking the leap to buy a home, it might be the best time to sign the papers

FARGO, ND — Local city leaders declare June as “Homeowners Month”. If you were thinking about taking the leap to buy a home, it might be the best time to sign the papers. Mayors from Dilworth, Fargo, Moorhead, and West Fargo gather to celebrate one thing. “Homeownership is really the American dream,” said Moorhead Mayor Del Rae Williams. Not everyone…

The Blue Ribbon Commission on Addiction Takes Action

The Blue Ribbon Commission is working to end opioid abuse and addiction in the Fargo-Moorhead community

The CDC says drug overdoses are the leading cause of accidental deaths in the nation. Since 2012, the Cass County Coroner reports there have been more than 60 overdose deaths in the county. So how are local officials working together to come up with a plan to fight back? The mayors of Fargo, West Fargo, Moorhead, Dilworth and Horace have…