Summer

Eight percent increase in Memorial Day travel expected despite high gas prices

The warmer temperatures lately have us feeling like we're already in the middle of summer.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – With Memorial Day coming up and road construction season in full swing, expect roads to be busy. AAA predicts more than 39 million Americans will travel this holiday weekend. They say it’s an eight percent increase from last year and the most expected to travel since 2017. With no end in sight for high gas prices,…

Astronomy Update

The Summer Solstice is coming up on Sunday.  Nights will be short, but the moon is easy to spot. Categories: Weather Blog, Weather Notes Tags: astronomy, earth, jupiter, mars, mercury, moon, Planets, saturn, solstice, SPACE, stars, Summer, sun, venus

Moorhead Parks kicks off 8th annual farmers market

Shoppers can buy fresh produce, meats, plants and other hand crafted items from local vendors.

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) — Moorhead Parks and Recreation is bringing to town a taste of Summer with its eighth annual Moorhead Farmers market. The market will run every Tuesday through September 28th from 3 to 6 p.m. Shoppers can buy fresh produce, meats, plants and other hand crafted items from local vendors. “I think it’s great that we’re able to…

Essentia Health partners with West Fargo Public Schools for student vaccinations

"That partnership with West Fargo Public Schools to try to get kids back to as normal activities as possible."

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Children 12 and older throughout the metro are one step closer to becoming fully vaccinated against COVID-19. West Fargo Public Schools alongside Essentia Health are partnering up for a student vaccination clinic. The vaccines are available inside the former Gorman’s building to anyone throughout the community who meets eligibility requirements. Children 12 and older must be…

West Fargo Police give out ice cream citations to kids wearing helmets

If caught wearing a safety helmet while riding a bicycle, kids will receive a free ice cream coupon.

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Children in West Fargo may have to think twice before heading out the door to ride their bikes. West Fargo Police will be patrolling the streets and handing out citations to kids, but the citations aren’t what you may think. If caught wearing a safety helmet while riding a bicycle, kids will get a coupon…

Governor Tim Walz announces plan to end MN COVID-19 restrictions

"We're going to have a summer where just the simple things will be back again."

MINNESOTA (KVRR) — Minnesota Governor Tim Walz announces his plan to end statewide COVID-19 restrictions. “We’re going to have a summer where just the simple things will be back again,” Walz said. Walz’s new plan to reduce COVID-19 restrictions could put an end to some requirements May 28 if the state reaches a 70 percent vaccination rate. This Friday some…

Major vaccination improvements by summer in Cass County

"With the Johnson and Johnson coming out we think we'll get more people vaccinated and what we're beginning to think is we may have our population vaccinated by the end of June."

CASS CO., N.D. (KVRR) — A legislative conversation with Cass County legislators and local leaders quickly turns to talk about the COVID vaccines. The most important topic to arise from the virtual session raised the question of where the county stands in terms of vaccinations. Fargo Mayor Doctor Tim Mahoney says no vaccine is being wasted and with the Johnson…