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Golden Drive Homeless Kids to Hold Annual Community Event Sunday

Organizer Sue Baron said the biggest benefit is raising awareness about homelessness in our backyards

WEST FARGO, ND — People are coming together to shine a light on what they call an overlooked problem in our community, child homelessness. Golden Drive Homeless Kids is hosting its 5TH annual community event and bike run in the parking lot of Sandy’s Donuts in West Fargo. The group will be collecting donations and supplies for homeless children and…

Cone Zone Alert: Crews Making Progress on 32nd Ave. Project, Hit Snag in West Fargo

Detours are in place to get to businesses in the area

  FARGO, ND — Crews are making more progress on the 32nd Avenue South Project. They have closed access to 32nd Avenue South from 33rd Street South on the south side to complete paving through the intersection. Detours are in place to get to businesses in the area. The intersection should reopen to traffic sometime next week. Crews have also…

“The Lights of Sheyenne 32” to Offer Space to Live & Be Entertained

New space in West Fargo will provide many new amenities

WEST FARGO, N.D. — West Fargo won’t be a bedroom community for much longer. A new lifestyle will be coming to town when the Lights at Sheyenne 32 is built. “I’m into the wow-factor stuff and I think that plaza down there is a wow-factor,” said Mayor Rich Mattern. The space, off of Sheyenne and 32nd Avenue, will feature a…

West Fargo Police Chief Heith Janke is Sworn In

The new leader promises to focus on trust and bringing in a sense of family

WEST FARGO, ND — More than four months after West Fargo Police Chief Mike Reitan was terminated, the department’s new chief is sworn in. Former FBI supervisory agent Heith Janke became the department’s new leader. Just after 5:30 on Monday afternoon, a man and his family started their new lives in West Fargo after moving from Kansas City. “It is…

Woman Arrested for DUI After Driving into a Police Car

The officer inside the car was injured in the crash

WEST FARGO, ND — A woman was arrested for DUI after injuring a West Fargo officer by crashing into his squad car. It happened right outside the main entrance of the Red River Valley Fairgrounds. In the early hours of Sunday morning, police said a traffic stop on County Road 28 was interrupted by a crash. They said 29-year-old Ashley…

9/11 Mobile Exhibit for Military Appreciation Day at the Red River Valley Fair

The goal is to bring the exhibit to all 50 states so 9/11 firefighters can talk to people about what happened that day

WEST FARGO, ND — It’s Military Appreciation Day at the Red River Valley Fair. In the past four years, a 9/11 mobile exhibit has made its way to 28 states. Now, it’s here in the metro for the Red River Valley Fair in West Fargo. The goal is to bring the exhibit to all 50 states so 9/11 firefighters can…

Facebook Post Leads to Shut Down of Free Rabbits at the Red River Valley Fair

The Red River Valley Fair issued a statement saying since the discovery the rabbits have been relocated and are no longer being used as prizes

  WEST FARGO, ND — Some people were not happy to see the prize being given away at a carnival stand at the Red River Valley Fair. This Murphy Brothers Carnival stand was giving away live rabbits as prizes. These pictures were posted to Facebook last night with a caption saying she had confronted the man and asked where the…

West Fargo Wrestling Coach Kevin Fynboh Resigns

Fynboh led the Packers for two seasons

WEST FARGO, N.D. — After leading the West Fargo wrestling squad to a state tournament berth in each of his two seasons, Kevin Fynboh is stepping down as head coach. During the past two seasons, a dozen Packers made the state tournament. “Coach Fynboh has done a great job with our wrestling program the past two years leading a room…

LIVE: Red River Valley Fair

KVRR's Jackie Kelly Talks With Katy Stenerson, the Marketing Coordinator, About the Fair

KVRR’s Jackie Kelly talks with Katy Stenerson, the Sponsorship & Marketing Coordinator of the Red River Valley Fair, about what people can expect this year. Click here for a link to this years fair schedule. Categories: Morning – Features, Morning – In The Community Tags: red river valley fair, West Fargo

New Attractions Coming to the Red River Valley Fair

There are a few new attractions and deals to look out for this season

WEST FARGO, ND — Hundreds of people from across the country are setting up the annual six day long Red River Valley Fair which kicks off tomorrow. There are a few new attractions and deals to look out for this season. KVRR’s Nick Broadway joins us live from the fairgrounds in West Fargo with more. Categories: Business, Community, Local News,…