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New additions for Hospice of the Red River Valley for “hospital in disguise”

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Major development is underway for the Hospice of the Red River Valley including new additions for patients and their loved ones in a 20-year project. Many people across Fargo-Moorhead come to South Fargo to celebrate while those behind the project break the ground and dig in dirt starting the construction process. The leadership team is excited…

Three homes damaged by fire in South Fargo

The call was to 2282 57th Avenue South, Fargo.

southfire1 FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Fargo firefighters are battling a fire in two houses side by side on the city’s south side. A house fire in Fargo quickly spread to another neighboring home and damaged the siding of a third home. The initial blaze, at 2282 57th Avenue S, was reported shortly after noon Monday. En route, fire crews were…

Firefighters have a busy Fourth of July

"Everything kind of hit all at once. We had trucks crisscrossing each other throughout the city."

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Fargo and West Fargo firefighters respond to more than 25 calls of fires over the Fourth of July holiday. “We had 15 calls for actual fires where there was some flame present which is well above normal,” Fargo Fire Department Battalion Chief Joe Mangin said. “We had somewhere about 13 calls for the day. Everything kind…

Cajun Cafe closes after 20 years

The Cajun Cafe is one of two businesses who've announced their closures this week.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — The Cajun Cafe is yet another local business who’s announced it will be closing its doors after struggles amid the pandemic “It was a very difficult year and it definitely knocked us back like it did everybody. We lost a lot of money during that,” Cajun Cafe owner Gary Gilbertson said. With Twist in Downtown Fargo…

‘We are so optimistic’: GiGi’s Playhouse plans on forging ahead after fire

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Business owners in a South Fargo strip mall are piecing together how to move forward after a fire ripped through the building Tuesday. Below a charred roof at the strip mall, three words hang tough: educate, inspire and believe. Those three words embody the mission behind GiGi’s Playhouse: North Dakota’s first and only Down syndrome achievement…

Drone helped fight Fargo strip mall fire

Red River UAS Unit uses a device that uses thermal imaging to help fight the South Fargo fire.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Fire officials are still piecing together the cause of a South Fargo strip mall fire. Businesses are left ruined after a fire tore through the Southpointe Business Park strip mall. Flames destroying Bodyworks Physical Therapy and Gigi’s Playhouse. Our drone capturing the roof of Gigi’s Playhouse completely charred. Most of the building’s roof left destroyed. Workers…

People confused as shelter in place alert in Fargo is sent to people across metro

The Fargo Police Department intended the alert to only cover a three block radius in South Fargo, but the alert sent out by Red River Dispatch reached far more people outside of that area.

FARGO, N.D. — After a man barricaded himself inside his vehicle early Saturday morning in South Fargo, a shelter in place alert went out to people throughout the Cass and Clay counties. The Fargo Police Department intended the alert to only cover a three block radius in South Fargo, but the alert sent out by Red River Dispatch reached far…