West Fargo Commission President Bernie Dardis

Health experts and Fargo-Moorhead officials urge COVID-19 vaccinations

"This is reaching a new level. It's affecting the children in our community. It's time, so with all do respect we ask for your consideration."

FARGO-MOORHEAD (KVRR) — City leaders and health experts are urging people to help stop the spread of the coronavirus. As COVID-19 cases continue to rise, officials are placing an urgent call as they say cases are beginning to overwhelm hospital resources. “We don’t usually reach out to the public unless we think there’s a serious issue here. Our people are…

LIVE: Fargo Mayor Dr. Tim Mahoney and West Fargo Commission President Bernie Dardis Expected to Issue ‘Stay Home. Save Lives.’ Directives

FARGO, N.D.–Fargo Mayor Dr. Tim Mahoney and West Fargo Commission President Bernie Dardis are expected to issue individual “Stay Home. Save Lives” directives on Tuesday. The directives are meant to expand upon Gov. Doug Burgums efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19 specifically in Fargo and West Fargo. Mayor Mahoney said, “This is the time we can make the most…

LIVE: City of Fargo Hosting Economic Roundtable Regarding COVID-19

FARGO, N.D.–The City of Fargo is hosting an Economic Roundtable with other metro government and business leaders regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. The speakers will discuss the business community’s response to COVID-19 and resources available to the workforce and businesses. Fargo Mayor Dr. Tim Mahoney, Cass County Commission Chair Chad Peterson, West Fargo Commission President Bernie Dardis and Moorhead Mayor Johnathan…

LIVE: City of Fargo Hosting COVID-19 Public Briefing at 11 a.m.

FARGO, N.D.–The City of Fargo along with other metro governments is hosting a COVID-19 public briefing at 11 a.m. on Wednesday. Public health experts along with Sanford Health and Essential Health will be involved in the briefing. Fargo Mayor Dr. Tim Mahoney, West Fargo Commission President Bernie Dardis and Moorhead Mayor Johnathan Judd will speak at the briefing in addition…

LIVE: Local Mayors and Business Leaders Discuss Gov. Burgum’s Decision to Close Bars/Restaurants

KVRR will be streaming the briefing on KVRR.com and our Facebook page. 

FARGO, N.D.–Metro area government and business leaders are holding a press conference to discuss Gov. Doug Burgum’s executive order closing bars, restaurants, breweries and cafes in the state of North Dakota. All on-sale and on-site operations will close at 12 p.m. on Friday, March 20 and continue through Monday, April 6. Any take-out, delivery, curbside, drive-through or off-sale services are…