REGION

What You Need to Know About Fire Pits

But with the dangers in place, people in our region are still igniting fire pits and bonfires.

FARGO, N.D. — Burn bans have been in place throughout North Dakota and Minnesota for some time now, but it seems grass fires are still happening and fire pits are still being lit. There are some rules and restrictions in our region and here’s what you need to know about fire pits. When people think of spring and summer, many…

Discussions Underway to Possibly Change Biking and Walking Paths in the Area

Fargo is also planning to get an interactive map of all the bike routes in town

REGIONAL — Some changes could be coming to biking and walking paths across the metro. The Metro Bicycle and Planning Committee met this afternoon to discuss which ones are a higher priority for maintenance or snow removal. Fargo is also planning to get an interactive map of all the bike routes in town. Right now only Moorhead has one. It’s…

American Red Cross Responding to Numerous House Fires to Help Those in Need

The organization has responded to more than a dozen home fires in the Dakotas Region just this week

REGIONAL — The American Red Cross is lending a helping hand after an apartment fire in Langdon and a house fire in Wahpeton. They’re providing financial assistance for food, clothing and emergency lodging to the two people from the apartment fire. Two others at the house fire in Wahpeton also were given emergency housing from the Red Cross. The organization…

NDSU Working on Helping Ag Producers Through Drought

Organizers say hay is crucial to many farmers in the region and they're grateful to lend a helping hand

FARGO, ND — NDSU is teaming up with the North Dakota Department of Agriculture to provide relief to livestock producers affected by the drought. Both organizations have set up a location near the university to accept hay donations which will be distributed to farmers and ranchers in need during a hay lottery. So far, more than 400 bales of hay…

Bringing Everyone Up to Speed: Midco Breaks Ground on New Fargo Data Center

It's one of the first of its kind in the region

FARGO, ND — A $12 million Midco facility is coming to Fargo. It’s one of the first of its kind in the region. In a world where technology is constantly changing, there are still some people who don’t have access to high speed internet. Midco is working to change that. “With the way the world is working today, I don’t…

New Survey Highlights Salaries of Regional CEOs

It was conducted by The Associated Press and Equilar and only included publicly traded companies with over $1 billion in revenue

  REGIONAL — A new survey is shedding a light on the top paid CEOs in the region. It was conducted by The Associated Press and Equilar and only included publicly traded companies with over $1 billion in revenue. In Minnesota, the highest paid CEO last year was UnitedHealth Group’s Stephen Hemsley with $15.7 million. In North Dakota, MDU Resources…

Tonight on KVRR Local News @ 6!

They fought a major flood battle in 2004 but now people in Grafton are gearing up for another fight

KVRR LOCAL NEWS @ 6 — Here’s what we are working on for you on KVRR Local News @6. KVRR Reporter Shiina LoSciuto has details behind a gun scare in a Moorhead neighborhood. ¬†What the police say caused the problem and why this could continue in the future. They fought a major flood battle in 2004 but now people in…