Tim Mahoney

Mahoney responds to ND bill banning approval voting by saying city should choose election method

BISMARCK, N.D. (KVRR) – Fargo’s mayor responds to the North Dakota House passing a bill banning approval voting saying cities should be able to choose how candidates are elected. Dr. Tim Mahoney says the home rule charter states the city has the choice of how to do its elections. He believes its a good way to make sure the winning…

Fargo National Cemetery to have indoor restrooms, work to begin soon

Fargo National CemeteryFARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Senator John Hoeven says the Department of Veterans Affairs commits to building a fully developed restroom complete with running water, flushable toilets, heat and electricity, something he’s been fighting for. Work began this week on wind walls. Hoeven says construction of the restrooms and a storage space will begin in the next few weeks…

Fargo Mayoral Candidate Far Ahead of Others In Campaign Contributions

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR/KFGO) — Recent disclosures show a massive gap in campaign contributions between Fargo’s mayoral candidates. Shannon Roers Jones is outpacing her opponents, reporting over $120,000 in total contributions. Nearly half that amount is from a $55,000 donation Roers Jones made to her own campaign. Hukun Dabar reports the next largest campaign total at over $32,000. Mayor Tim Mahoney…

Dabar calls out Mahoney during debate & mayor defends his record

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – There were verbal fireworks during the Fargo Mayoral Forum hosted by The Chamber and the Downtown Community partnership. “You have not worked well with your commission to improve lives and that’s why one of your fellow commissioners is here challenging you. You have not worked well with our state partners and this is why one of…

3 More Candidates Enter Historic Fargo City Races for Mayor and City Commission

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Fargo voters will have 15 city commission and 7 candidates for mayor to pick from in June. The filing deadline was late Monday afternoon. Michael Borgie is the latest person to get into the mayoral race and just under the wire. Mayor Tim Mahoney is running for another term. Other challengers include Shannon Roers Jones, Hukun…

Fargo Mayor launches reelection bid

Mayor hosts conference at Carlson Library

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – As expected, Fargo Mayor Tim Mahoney is officially running for another term. Mahoney says he wants a better structure for students who want to learn trades and give job opportunities not far from where they grew up.¬† ¬†According to Mahoney around 70 to 80 percent of students who go to college in the community find a…

City of Fargo monitoring “credible threats” related to violence at U.S. Capitol

FARGO, N.D. – A statement from the City of Fargo says Fargo Police is monitoring “credible threats and suspicious behavior” related to protestors storming the U.S. Capitol. Mayor Dr. Tim Mahoney and Police Chief David Zibolski have been in contact “to ensure readiness.” The chief has also been communicating with the FBI “in a proactive measure to ensure local law…

Fargo City Commission moves to draft a mask mandate

FARGO, N.D. – In a 3-2 vote, the Fargo City Commission allows the city attorney to draft a mask mandate with and without penalties if someone does not wear one. Commissioners Dave Piepkorn and Tony Gehrig voted against the move. Mayor Dr. Tim Mahoney and Commissioners Strand and Arlette Preston voted in favor of it. “October 19 is the soonest…

Sen. John Hoeven visits F-M Diversion inlet concrete pour

The Tuesday visit was the first time Senator Hoeven has been on site since construction began.

HORACE, N.D. — Progress is being made on part of the Fargo-Moorhead diversion project and North Dakota Senator John Hoeven was in town to see it firsthand. Construction on the Red River inlet began in spring of 2017. The $46 million inlet is the first of three structures being built as part of the F-M Area Diversion Project. It will…