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Runners Race to Raise Awareness About Addiction

Money Raised For The Race Will Be Given To The First Step Recovery Program

MOORHEAD, Minn. –While runners were getting set for the big 5k run, one woman on the sidelines is jogging her own memories of the addiction she beat over a decade ago. “I entered this program myself 11 years ago, and I have been sober the entire 11 years, and it’s a great program I recommend it to people and if…

Top End Dragways Drifts Into Competition With Adrenaline

The drifting track was added to the racecourse last year

  GLYNDON, Minn. — Glyndon’s Top End Dragways is drifting into September with plenty of adrenaline. The track’s drifting coordinator says it’s like figure skating with cars. Drifting is becoming one of the fastest growing motorsports in the country. Nearly 30 drivers raced on the track this weekend. “It’s easy to get into drifting. Your car doesn’t have to be…

Wonder Woman Cheers on Runners For First Ever DC Wonder Woman Run Series

More than 2,000 runners dressed in Wonder Woman gear and as other super heroes, ran the first ever DC Wonder Woman run series in Fargo

FARGO, N.D.– A Super Hero was in town to cheer on some runners during a race. More than 2,000 runners dressed in Wonder Woman gear and as other super heroes, ran the first ever DC Wonder Woman run series in Fargo. “The Wonder woman event is really about participation and it’s about feeling good about you, and about crossing that…

Fargo Running Company Offers Race Preparation Advice for Runners

The store advises runners to not make any major changes with less than a week left of preparation

FARGO, N.D.– Fargo Running Company is telling runners to keep active during the final stages of Fargo Marathon preparation. Fargo Running Company advises runners to not make any major changes to diet or training routine with less than a week left of preparation. The store’s owner says to trust your training and recommends first-time marathoners to go into it with…

Kids Stay Active with Bouncin’ Bash

Inflatable games and obstacle courses fill the Veteran's Memorial Arena

WEST FARGO, N.D. — The ice in the Veteran’s Memorial Arena in West Fargo is cleared off, and now it’s housing a large variety of games powered by just air. Kids and parents are waiting eagerly in line for their turn at one of the many inflatables set up inside Veteran’s Memorial Arena. West Fargo Parks is teaming up with Games…

Cyclists Battle Elements at B-B-BRRR Winter Classic Race

Great Bikes has put on the race for eight years

FARGO, N.D. — Below zero temperatures aren’t stopping some cyclists from getting out into the elements to join in on the BRRR Winter Classic Bike Race. KVRR’s Danielle Church tells us why riders look forward to the six–mile–race every year. These riders are having their Rocky moment. Battling an uphill climb, frigid temperatures and even harsher winds. “I’m guessing this race…

Fastest Man on the Planet and Three-Time Gold Medalist Teach Young Swimmers

Both famous athletes say it's a great opportunity to meet young swimmers all over the country to teach them a thing or two

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Young swimmers are learning from the fastest man on the planet, 5–time American record holder and 2016 Rio Gold Medalist, Caeleb Dressel. Up Aquatics hosted the Heidi Hulbert Rowe Swim Clinic with Dressel and another famous name, Josh Davis. He is a three–time Gold Medalist and Master Swim Instructor. Both famous athletes say it’s a great…

New Technology and High Voter Turnout Changes the Voting Experience for People in Moorhead

The lines moved faster, the process took quicker and it's all because of some new technology...poll pads

MOORHEAD, Minn. — As Minnesotans lined up to vote in the primaries, many noticed new technological changes that sped up the process. KVRR’s Jessie Cohen tells us about some of the changes and how they have affected voters. “I was at a polling location when they first opened this morning and those first couple voters first came in right as…

Third Candidate for Otter Tail County Sheriff

Perham Police Chief Jason Hoaby enters the race

OTTER TAIL COUNTY, Minn. — Perham Police Chief Jason Hoaby has jumped into the race for Otter Tail County Sheriff. His entrance into the race makes it a three-way contest in the August primary. Fergus Falls Police Chief Kile Bergren and Otter Tail Sheriff’s Chief Deputy Barry Fitzgibbons also want to succeed long-time Sheriff Brian Schlueter. He decided back in…

Drone Racing is Taking Flyers to New Heights with the Fargo-Moorhead Quad Squad

That's how flyers feel when they are 20 feet in the air, whizzing 80 miles an hour

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Whether you enjoy thrill seeking adventure or looking down from tree top heights, drone racing could be your new favorite sport. This one of a kind experience is taking flyers to a new level. “They’re excited; it’s fun, it’s exhilarating, adrenaline rush,” said Tony Bjerke, the President of the Fargo Moorhead Quad Squad. That’s how flyers feel…