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City Of Fargo Asking Input On Major Construction On 32nd Avenue South

Engineers are hoping to start part of the construction as early as 2022 from 32nd Street to 22nd Street. The second half would go from 22nd to University Avenue Drive as early as 2024.

FARGO, N.D. — “There is a lot of asphalt that’s out there, some potholes and that’s really frustrating for the user so we start there. Even underground there is a sanitary sewer that’s been in for over 30 years, there is water mains over 30 years so even some of the stuff you cant see needs to be updated. So,…

Business owner raises concerns about downtown parking

People continued to voice their concerns over downtown parking.

FARGO, N.D.- Leslie Johnson Aldrich is the owner of downtown’s Johnson Law Office and was encouraged by her employees to come to the meeting. She says the lack of parking, including renting monthly contracts, is her main concern. Johnson adds although there is off-street parking at her building, it’s small and not enough for the entire staff. She says her…

Open House Scheduled to Discuss Parking Options in Downtown Fargo

There are two open house forums scheduled for February 6 and 7.

FARGO, N.D.–The public is invited to attend open house sessions to discuss the availability and use of public parking in Downtown Fargo. The Department of Planning and Development along with the Downtown Community Partnership and Interstate Parking will host two open house forums on February 6 and 7. The first open house will take place in the City Commission Chambers…

Women Involved In Farm Economics Holds Annual Convention

This is the 43rd annual convention for the organization

FARGO, N.D. — Women Involved In Farm Economics, or WIFE, held their 43rd Annual National Convention at the Expressway Suites In Fargo. For WIFE Vice President Jennifer Jones, this year’s convention is tackling a range of issues, including low commodity prices, tariffs, monopolies and the high suicide rate for farmers. “We are all small–time farmers trying to make it. These…

MN AG Keith Ellison Holds Listening Session in Fergus Falls

This is the 15th one he's done since taking office

FERGUS FALLS, Minn. –People get to share their concerns with Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison at his 15th listening session. The issues people brought to Ellison were wide-ranging, but he says they all center around two themes. “They’re all about affording your life and living with dignity and respect,” he said. Tim Barry of Fergus Falls came to ask if…

Bridge Bash Expands and Keeps Bringing Students and Community Members Back Each Year

Greater Moorhead Days are connecting students to the community, and what better way to do that than with food, games, and live music?

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The city of Moorhead is welcoming college students back to the area but what keeps them coming back each year? KVRR’s Jessie Cohen caught up with some Concordia seniors who say events like the Bridge Bash make Moorhead feel like home. Greater Moorhead Days are connecting students to the community, and what better way to do that…

Effects from North and West Coast Wild Fires Making their Way to the Midwest

If you fit into one of those categories make sure you aren't doing anything strenuous outside or being exposed to the haze for long periods of time

FARGO, N.D. — Affects from wild fires are making their way to North Dakota and Minnesota all the way from the north and west coast. The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has issued an air quality alert for western Minnesota through 10 a.m. Saturday. Those with the Division of Air Quality within the North Dakota Department of Health are warning the…

Fargo Cass Public Health Introduces New Harm Reduction Center

The main goal of the HRC is to help individuals and the community stay as healthy as possible by reducing disease and other health issues among people who inject drugs

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo Cass Public Health is introducing the new Harm Reduction Center at 510 5th Street North. The HRC has been newly formed under the harm reduction division which consists of several programs. Veteran’s Drop-in Center, Withdrawal Management Unit, and the Good Neighbor Project Harm Reduction Center are just a few. The main goal of the HRC is…

Moorhead Woman With Non-Profit and Government Experience Running For City Council

Shelly Carlson is running for the seat being vacated by Melissa Fabian

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A Moorhead woman whose career has been devoted to public service is running for Ward 2 on the Moorhead City Council. Shelly Carlson works as the Criminal Justice Systems manager with the Minnesota Elder Justice Center. She is running for the seat being vacated by Melissa Fabian. Carlson says what makes her different is that she has…

West Fargo Man in Custody After Encounter With Police

Police say the situation was resolved peacefully

WEST FARGO, ND — A West Fargo man is in custody after a situation that had police on scene for more than four hours. Police blocked off the 100 block of Center Street after responding to a call regarding a welfare check. The male was the only individual inside the house and has since been detained. Police can’t confirm if there…