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Metro area school districts launch pilot program to target food insecurity, waste

FARGO, WEST FARGO AND MOOHREAD PUBLIC SCHOOLS ARE TESTING THE SCHOOL LUNCH REPACK PILOT PROGRAM

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — A pilot program at Fargo, West Fargo and Moorhead Public Schools aims to eliminate food waste by making sure no student goes hungry. “In the pandemic especially, we have realized there’s a lot of need out there,” said West Fargo Public Schools Director of Food Service Dana Reith. She says food waste has always been…

Sanford Health seeing increased vaccine allotments, prepares for Johnson & Johnson vaccine

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — North Dakota Health Department says the state is receiving 6,300 doses of the Johnson & Johnson one-shot COVID-19 vaccine on Friday. Minnesota is getting more than 45,000 doses. Dr. Doug Griffin says Sanford is beginning to see a significant increase in overall vaccine distributions. This week will be its largest week of distribution thus far with…

Fargo-Moorhead St. Patrick Day Parade Returns

People are once again able to enjoy a FM Parade.

FARGO, N.D. – Is it the luck of the Irish? The Fargo-Moorhead St. Patrick’s Parade is back. The parade will be held on Saturday, March 20th. This year the festivities will be kicked off with a Shamrock N run where the community is invited to take part in a 7k, 14k, or 21k run as well as a beer mile…

Moorhead Schools encourages students to get Covid-19 tests every two weeks

MOORHEAD, Minn. – Health officials with Moorhead Area Public Schools approve of the Minnesota Department of Health’s recommendation for students to get tested for Covid-19 every two weeks until the end of the school year. State health officials say 17 percent of the state’s Covid-19 cases have come from those under the age of 20. Moorhead district officials say they…

FM St. Patrick’s Parade Set For March 20

FARGO, N.D. — For the second year, the Downtown Community Partnership is hosting the FM St. Patrick’s Parade. It’ll be the 24th annual St. Patty’s parade to hit downtown streets. The parade will start at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 20 from the Moorhead Center Mall. It’ll will make its way across the Red River into Fargo and down Broadway….

Cass County Vector Control hosts public hearings about its mosquito management

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Cass County Vector Control is informing the public about its mosquito management operations. Program director Ben Prather’s in-depth presentation at Fargo City Hall on Thursday is one of multiple public meetings being held in Fargo, West Fargo and Moorhead. The public hearings come following an incident last summer where thousands of monarch butterflies died after aerial…

Water main break in Moorhead

Street In South Moorhead Blocked Off Due To Break

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) – A street is blocked off after a water main break overnight in Moorhead. The Moorhead Fire Department tells KVRR Local News the break happened around midnight on the 1000 block of 18 1/2 Street. S. The break spilled water onto the road covering about half a block. Moorhead Public Service crews were out making repairs overnight….

Approximately 9,800 people in Moorhead impacted by Tuesday’s rolling blackouts

More blackouts are possible Tuesday night and Wednesday morning

MOORHEAD, Minn. — More rolling blackouts are possible Tuesday night until 10 o’clock and Wednesday morning in Moorhead. Tina Kooren is one of approximately 9,800 people in Moorhead impacted by Tuesday’s rolling blackouts. She runs a home daycare and when the power went out at 10 a.m., she had eight kids to look after. “My main concern was just the…

More Rolling Blackouts Possible In Moorhead Tonight & Tomorrow

MOORHEAD, Minn. — More rolling blackouts are possible tonight until 10 and tomorrow morning until 10 in Moorhead. Moorhead Public Service was just notified of the potential. Due to the current widespread and extreme cold weather conditions, the Southwest Power Pool declared an Energy Emergency Alert Level 3 this morning. Generating capacity has dropped below the demand for electricity. Unexpected…