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Combating the Stereotype: How FargoMania is Helping Those with Disabilities Show Off Their Skills

The annual adapted fitness competition gives teams a chance to show off their eight weeks of training with CrossFit gyms

FARGO, N.D. — People with special needs and disabilities are putting their skills to the test and showcasing their abilities at FargoMania. The annual adapted fitness competition gives teams a chance to show off their eight weeks of training with CrossFit gyms. The goal of the event is to combat stereotypes associated with special needs while inspiring the athletes to…

Klobuchar and Peterson Meet With Ag Leaders and Growers About Bipartisan Farm Bill

The two traveled to American Crystal Sugar in Moorhead to discuss the 2018 harvest and regional farming issues

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar and Congressman Collin Peterson met with area growers and leaders to discuss the need for a bipartisan farm bill. The two traveled to American Crystal Sugar in Moorhead to discuss the 2018 harvest and regional farming issues. As the weather has warmed up, their worries have lessened but some priorities still remain; protecting…

NDSU Students Help TNT Fitness Get Athletes Pumped for FargoMania

People were invited to stop by the Memorial Union to grab some markers and make motivation signs to root on those competing

FARGO, N.D. — Ahead of FargoMania this weekend, NDSU students are helping TNT Fitness make posters for the athletes. People were invited to stop by the Memorial Union to grab some markers and make motivation signs to root on those competing. FargoMania is an adapted fitness competition for those with disabilities or special needs. It gives these athletes a chance…

N.D. Legislators Propose $280 Million Infrastructure Plan

The funding would focus on non-oil producing regions

NORTH DAKOTA — State Republican lawmakers proposed a $280 million infrastructure funding package. The funding package is broken into three brackets, including the county level, municipal, and airport infrastructure needs. “By doing this, by bringing money across the state to non–oil producing regions, we are not taking away from the needs that they have out west. The hub cities and those…

SNEAK PEEK: Law Enforcement Agencies Merge, New Corrections Facility Coming to Moorhead

As the departments make their moves into these two spaces they will continue to put the best interest of the people of Clay County in mind

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The Clay County Sheriff’s Office and the Moorhead Police Department are embarking on a new journey. KVRR’s Jessie Cohen got a sneak peak of the new Joint Law Enforcement Center and the New Correctional Facility. The Clay County Sheriff’s Office and the Moorhead Police Department are merging into one building. “We work so well together, this is…

Did You Know the F-M Area Achieved Functional Zero?

The Fargo Moorhead area has gotten homeless veterans off the streets and into housing

FARGO, ND — There are only 50 communities in the country that have connected all homeless veterans with housing options, and Fargo/Moorhead is one of them. We’ll tell you about this accomplishment and how it was achieved. “Reaching functional zero has been a mind boggling experience; it’s been wonderful,” said Diana Hall, with the Fargo VA. The Fargo Moorhead area…

No Tricks, Just Treats with the BBB this Halloween

The BBB wants you to have fun this Halloween but remember to stick with the experts when purchasing your costume

FARGO, ND — In less than two weeks, monsters, movie characters and action heroes will be roaming the streets looking for some candy. The Better Business Bureau wants to make sure that you have a happy Halloween by providing some tips on how to safely purchase a costume. Halloween is all about the frightening decorations and the eerie costumes. “Scream,…

Moorhead Community Gathers to Support Woman Struggling with MS

A silent auction and bake sale were among the events held to help with medical costs

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Friends and family came together to support a Moorhead woman who’s facing multiple medical conditions. Terri Stavenger had multiple spinal surgeries after being diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis. After her third surgery, she developed a Stage 4 pressure wound which set her back during her rehab. Unfortunately, she now requires in home healthcare while confined to a wheelchair….

Local Special Olympians Are on Their Way to Austria

Four North Dakota Special Olympians are heading to the world winter games

FARGO, N.D. — Four North Dakota Special Olympians are on their way to the 2017 Special Olympics World Winter Games in Austria. They’re part of a 210-member delegation which will represent the U.S. at the games. These Olympians are competing in snow shoe racing and cross country skiing. The games go from March 14th through the 25th. The four athletes…