Red River

Paddling Through History: People Learn about History While Canoeing on the Red River

The tour was one excursion put on by the Moorhead Park District

MOORHEAD, Minn. — There was a new kind of history class floating alongside the banks of the Red River. People paddle their way along the Red River in canoes and kayaks while picking up historical lessons about the river with each stroke. For one local historian, who has done the tour for a handful of years, the opportunity to combine canoeing…

Red River Market Opens for Season

People love the food and community feel alike

FARGO, N.D. — The Red River Market opened up for another season, and there’s no shortage of things people love. “You’re eating fresh produce from the area, antioxidants, better for your immune system, but even more so it’s the sense of community. You see the same people, you know what you’re getting. It’s a lot of friends and family, definitely supporting…

River Keepers Volunteers its Way to Help Keep Rivers Clean

The Storm Drain Marking Program partners with the cities of Moorhead, Fargo, and West Fargo to prevent pollution

MOORHEAD, MN– River Keepers is volunteering its way to help keep rivers clean. The Storm Drain Marking Program partners with the cities of Moorhead, Fargo, and West Fargo to prevent pollution. Garbage and debris move from storm drains into the Red River. Volunteers mark the storm drains in these areas with stickers that say, “No Dumping Drains to Rivers.” Volunteers…

Elm Street Closure In Fargo Is Sure Sign The Red River Is On The Rise

River Expected To Reach Minor Flood Stage Tuesday Evening

FARGO, N.D. — The recent rainfall has the Red River in Fargo-Moorhead on the rise. As of 2 o’clock Tuesday afternoon it was at 17.8 feet and expected to rise to minor flood stage of 18 feet Tuesday night before cresting around 18.3 feet Wednesday. Elm Street has been closed between 14th and 15th Avenues North due to the rising…

LIVE: Red River Paddling Excursions

River Keepers, Moorhead Parks & Rec, Starting Summer River Series

  KVRR’s Adam Ladwig hang out on a kayak on the Red River with Christine Holland, executive director of River Keepers. The group aims to raise awareness and appreciation for the river. It’s teaming up with the Moorhead Parks and Recreation department for the River Paddling Excursion events series. The first event is Red River Trivia, from 6-8 p.m. on…

AAA Hosts “Safety Safari” at Red River Zoo

Law enforcement and first responders where there to answer questions

FARGO, N.D. — AAA hosted a “Safety Safari” event at the Red River Zoo where kids and parents go to learn about how to avoid accidental injuries. Kids got to see animals, meet police officers, and ride the carousel, all for free. Local law enforcement and first responders were there to teach kids about their vehicles. There was even a rollover…

Environmental Quality Board Discusses Water Management

There isn't much worry for a flood this year

MOORHEAD, Minn. — State agency commissioners and citizen members on the Environmental Quality Board gathered to discuss the future of water management in the Red River Basin. This took place in conjunction with a joint conference with the Red River Watershed Management Board and the Flood Damage Reduction Workgroup. The goal was to come up with a strategic plan on managing…

Play of the Week Nominees: March 16

WATCH THE NOMINEES FOR THE D.J. COLTER - KEN KRAFT HIGH SCHOOL PLAY OF THE WEEK

FARGO, N.D. — The old cliché of defense winning championships comes true all too often. This week’s nominees for the DJ Colter – Ken Kraft High School Play of the Week feature defense turning into offense. Maggie Steffen for Red River girls basketball wastes no time scoring back-to-back buckets, scoring before stealing the inbound and scoring again. In play No. 2,…

EDC GBB Roundup: Davies, Red River Advance to EDC Title Game

Fargo Davies, GF Red River also clinch berth in state tournament.

FARGO, N.D. — The top-seed in the EDC girls basketball tournament is heading back to the state tournament. The Fargo Davies Eagles downed fourth-seeded Devils Lake 64-49. Alyssa Paper was a monster on the glass on Friday night with a team-high 15 rebounds. She also lead the Eagles with 15 points. Grace Geffre notched 13 points in just six minutes…

Red River Basin Commission Discusses Ideas Concerning Red River Viability

Forty four board members from North Dakota, Minnesota, South Dakota, and Manitoba talk about several topics

FARGO, N.D. — Once every three months, officials from across the Red River basin gather to discuss issues that will impact the river and its surrounding communities. There are over forty members on the board for the Red River Basin Commission, and they discuss issues such as drought and water quality. Several prominent leaders, such as Fargo City Commissioner Dave Piepkorn…