Tim Mahoney

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…

Mayor Tim Mahoney says Fargo is coming out of 2020 strong

FARGO (KVRR) – Despite the challenges brought on by the pandemic and civil unrest, Mayor Dr. Tim Mahoney says Fargo is coming out of 2020 strong. When he reflects on the past year as Mayor, Mahoney recalls Fargo’s accomplishments first. “I would say part of the strength of our community is the good balance. You have academics, you have medical,…

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…

A Family Wants To Raise Awareness After Losing Son To Suicide

Spencer Muchow was 27 years old and a father of two little boys

MOORHEAD, Minn- “I’m not ashamed. I’m not, I was proud to be his mom,” Andrea Alm says. Andrea Alm was Spencer Muchow’s mom. “He walked into a room and you knew it. Immediately. He made everybody laugh. He would drop everything to help anybody, anytime,” she says. But underneath it all, he was battling his own demons. Muchow committed suicide…

ND Attorney General Takes Up Independent Investigation Into Todd Osmundson

The Attorney General says It has assigned a supervising agent with the BCI to conduct an independent review.

FARGO, N.D. — The City Of Fargo says they made the request because “all parties feel it is important to seek an independent” investigation. Criminal charges against Osmundson were declined after the police department concluded an internal review. Osmundson admitted to carrying an open beer and shouting obscenities at police during the riot in downtown Fargo. He was off duty…

Fargo reveals new Statue of Liberty at Veterans Memorial Bridge

The new statue replaces the old one that was stolen in July 2019

FARGO, N.D. — A new Statue of Liberty has been installed by the Veterans Memorial Bridge in Fargo. The new statue replaces the original statue, which was stolen last July. The 650 pound, eight-and-a-half-foot-tall statue was paid for with the donation of private funds. Fargo Mayor Tim Mahoney says the statue is something positive for people to see as they…

LIVE: Mayor Mahoney On Public Safety, Police, And COVID-19 Concerns After Weekend Protests

Mayor Sits Down With KVRR's Adam Ladwig & Emily Welker

  Fargo Mayor Tim Mahoney joins Adam Ladwig and Emily Welker to talk about the protests over the death of George Floyd this weekend in the city. He tells us how he though Fargo Police handled the escalating situation and addressed concerns about public safety after Saturday night’s chaos. He addressed social media posts about armed men heading towards the…

Fargo Leaders Expecting More State Help As Covid Numbers Go Up

City officals say that case numbers will continue to rise as more testing is made available.

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo leaders are expecting to get more help from the state as COVID-19 numbers continue to rise. Fargo Cass Public Health is increasing it’s contact tracing to help identify people who may have been in contact with an infected person. City officals say that case numbers will continue to rise as more testing is made available. The…

Fargo, West Fargo leaders back Gov. Burgum’s decision to reopen businesses

They note that much of the power to control the virus still lies in the hands of the public

FARGO & WEST FARGO, N.D. — Gov. Doug Burgum says the state is ready to implement Phase One of the North Dakota Smart Restart plan. “We anticipate there’ll be some rules applied to this, but we see it as hopeful to start opening up businesses, get our economy moving again,” says Fargo Mayor Dr. Tim Mahoney. West Fargo Commission President…