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Cass County Vector Control seeing uptick in tick activity

Here's how to protect yourself this tick season

FARGO, N.D. — We may still be social distancing, but it’s that time of year when a certain critter will get too close for comfort; we’re talking ticks and the potential exposure to Lyme disease. Those with Cass County Vector Control say they’ve already seen increased tick activity this season. The good news, Cass County Vector Control Director Ben Prather…

20 Years Later: KVRR Local News Hits a Milestone

July 10th 2000, Fox News went on the air for the first time in the Red River Valley

FARGO, N.D. –This weekend marks a milestone for KVRR Local News. We have been around 20 years ever since our first on-air newscast in July 2000. Former news director Jim Shaw says, “with us, we had to look different. I did not want to be the same.” July 10th 2000, Fox News went on the air for the first time…

Improved Spring Flooding Forecast Means Changes In Flood Fight Planning

Fargo Is Preparing For Lower Crest, Fewer Sandbags Needed

FARGO, N.D. — National Weather Service slightly lowering its spring flooding forecast in the southern Red River Valley. Fargo and Cass County engineers are adjusting their plans and that includes lowering the number of sandbags needed. The flood fighting strategy has gone from preparing for a 39-foot crest to a 38-foot crest. The city will now require only 100,000 sandbags…

No Concern for Red River Valley Admist Stock Market Roller Coaster

FARGO, N.D. – The stock market roller coaster continues after coming off it’s worst week since 2008. Speculation about the economic fallout from the Coronavirus led to an extended and punishing sell off by uneasy investors. It’s expected that industries that rely on tourism, such as the airline and hotel industries, will continue to suffer. People with Legacy Wealth Management…

Weather Service: Risk of Red River Flooding Down Slightly

There's a 5 percent chance the river could top 39 feet.

FARGO, N.D.–The risk of spring flooding in the Red River Valley has been reduced slightly because of limited precipitation in the last few weeks, although National Weather Service forecasters say there’s still a lot of moisture in the system. The latest outlook released Thursday shows a 50 percent chance that the Red River in the Fargo and Moorhead, Minnesota, area…

Fargo-Moorhead Comic-Con Returns To The Red River Valley To Celebrate Comics And Pop Culture

Kids rocked the runway dressed as their favorite characters.

FARGO, N.D.- This is the first year Jora is attending Comic-Con and participating in the costume contest. “It’s fun to see so many people dressed up in cool cosplays and see stuff that you wouldn’t be able to buy in stores like art, that’s kind of hard to see in person,” says Jora, who’s participating in the Costume Contest. Jora…

Generosity of donors sweeps Red River Valley for Giving Hearts Day

The millions of dollars raised are being put right back into communities across the region

RED RIVER VALLEY — Raising a child who has mobility challenges can be tough. “All too often, you kind of get discounted and put off to the side when you’re in a wheelchair. You have a mobility challenge, you can’t, you don’t know where you fit in and that’s where Hope comes in. You know, we welcome everybody into our…

FM Area Wakes Up To Blizzard Warning

FARGO, ND –Wednesday:¬†Snow ends quickly in the morning with most spot seeing under 2 inches. Blizzard conditions in the morning in the Red River Valley with blowing snow outside of the valley. Visibility will improve in the afternoon with more sunshine.¬† Temperatures falling into the teens below by afternoon with wind chill values around -40. North winds at 20-40 mph…

Red River Valley Hosts Winter Market At Moorhead Mall

This is their second year hosting the event at the Moorhead Mall.

MOORHEAD, Minn.- The indoor event is celebrating its second Winter Market at the Moorhead Mall and it featured clothing, accessories and baked goods, as well as preserved items and root vegetables. The event also had about 25 vendors, live music and a play area for kids. The organizers of the event say that it’s nice to have an event in…

American Crystal Sugar Company Holds Its Annual Meeting To Look Back At This Year’s Crops

Farmers gathered to talk about how the results have impacted the business.

FARGO, N.D.- “The worst conditions that we’ve encountered in our family’s history with sugar beets which takes us back to the 60’s.” This is how Beau Bateman describes the farming crisis. He is a farmer and shareholder at Crystal Sugar. Beau was not able to recover more than 20 percent of what he had in the ground. “Well, the company…