Fargo School Board Meetings held virtually, woman claims move was made to silence public

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Fargo School Board meetings are now being held virtually due to some participants not wearing face masks. According to Board President Rebecca Knutson, some attendees and participants at recent meetings had not been following protocols including wearing masks inside district buildings. The decision to move meetings virtually was made at the last Governance Committee meeting. A…

Health experts: gatherings are why cases continue to skyrocket in Fargo-Moorhead

Cass County has over 1,500 active cases.

FARGO, N.D- Health experts are saying the reason COVID-19 cases keep rising is because people continue to gather. Cass County has over 1,500 active cases. “For the last four days we’re averaging about 246 cases a day who are being diagnosed with COVID-19,” Epidemiologist Brenton Nesemeier said. And those numbers keep rising. Gatherings and groups continue to be a problem….

Special Assessment Hearing in Horace Gets Heated

There will be a Horace City Council meeting taking place on Monday

HORACE, N.D.– The meeting was to protest special assessments related to projects currently in plan by the city of Horace. Levi Bachmeier, the business manager at West Fargo Public Schools was in attendance and petitioned against the assessment on 63rd. “Lower the amount being assessed against the district, and being able to come up with an amount that is justifiable…

MSUM Faculty Hosting Public Forum On Monday Evening To Discuss Cuts With Public

The Meeting Starts At 5pm On Monday.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — MSUM Faculty Association is hosting a public forum Monday night on the recent decision to cut 11 majors and numerous staff positions. The meeting is meant to give people the chance to voice their opinions on the cuts and also for the staff to report their findings. Association President Matt Craig says they will be meeting with…

Sisters meet for first time after discovering each other through DNA test

Barb Pohl and Kathryn Graves share the same dad

DILWORTH, Minn. — It’s a day Barb Pohl will never forget. “I’m kinda nervous,” she says. Her whirlwind of emotions all started with an at-home genealogy test. “Both my brother and I took DNA from” That one DNA kit turned into something much bigger just a week ago, when it connected her to a genetic match. “I found her,…

Group Hosts Meeting To Discuss The Dangers Of Climate Change

The group is looking at holding another meeting at MSUM in two weeks.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Community members are coming together to raise awareness on the dangers of climate change. Red River Valley Climate Action group met up at Concordia College’s Integrated Science Center. They’re currently planning for Climate Emergency Training in March. The goal is to have a declared climate emergency called in the F-M area before Earth Day. The declaration would…

Prairie Roots Co-Op Is Closing Its Doors After Two Years

The organization let the public know through their social medias.

FARGO, N.D.- Since the store opened three years ago, Prairie Roots Co-op already faced some challenges. “One of the initial issues from our performer from the consultants that we were involved with. They predicted a sales volume twice what the actual sales volume was during the first year,” says State Sen. Tim Mathern, Board Member of Prairie Roots. The store…

North Dakota Gov. Burgum Visiting Flood-Affected Areas

Several counties have issued flood emergency declarations.

FARGO, N.D.–North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum will be visiting flood-affected areas throughout the state and meeting with residents along with Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring on Monday. Burgum and Goehring will be talking with residents about last weekend’s record-breaking early snowstorm and explain the state’s approach to dealing with floods. The meetings will take place at the Fargo City Hall, Grand…

Local Networking Group Brings Women in Business Together

20 businesses are involved with Women in Networking, and they're always looking for more members

FARGO, N.D. — A local group brings women in business together to develop leadership as well as personal and professional growth. Women in Networking (WiN) meets twice a month for lunch at Applebee’s on 45th Street. The meetings include an education section and the chance for women to share more about their businesses. The speakers today included the owner of Lindsey…

Studio Crawl Will Let People Explore Artists’ Spaces

Artists across all mediums will be opening up their studios to the public

FARGO, N.D. — If you’ve ever wanted to see how art across all mediums is made, there’s a chance this weekend. Fargo–Moorhead Visual Artists is hosting the annual Studio Crawl, where artists are opening their doors to you. You can see all sorts of art processes, including ceramics, glass, and paint. You can also chat with the artists to learn more…