North Dakota Colorectal Cancer Roundtable Announces 2018 Awards

There were 20 nominations

  FARGO, N.D. — The North Dakota Colorectal Cancer Roundtable passed out awards to those who have been influential in fighting the disease. They awarded colorectal cancer survivor Amanda Houston with Champion of the Year, Family Healthcare a cancer screening award and Sanford Health with Organization of the Year. The Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Tribal Health and Indian Health Service…

Moorhead High Students Hold Assembly To Honor Parkland Victims

The student body also wrote letters to lawmakers asking for changes to be made to make their school safer

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Students at Moorhead High School organized their own memorial assembly for Parkland. The student body gathered in the high school gymnasium to hear stories about each of the 17 people who died in the shooting. Student organizers know that an act of violence could happen anywhere, and they want the community to take steps to make sure…

Herberger’s Plans to “Stuff the Truck” to Benefit Goodwill

People who donate clothing will be granted three coupons towards Herberger's apparel, fragrances

FARGO, N.D. — Herberger’s in Fargo teams up with Goodwill throughout the month of March to provide clothes for people in need. The department store plans to fill up an entire Goodwill truck with clothes to kick off their annual Goodwill sale. If customers donate one dollar, they receive three coupons for 30% off apparel and 15% off cosmetics and fragrances….

Memory Cafe Provides Sense of Community, Resources for Those Struggling With Alzheimer’s

The program is also meant to help the caregivers of those with the disease

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — More than 14,000 people are living with Alzheimer’s disease in North Dakota. Now a church in Grand Forks is trying to help out not just those with the disease, but their caregivers as well. Sue Fagerholt has a few titles under her belt including mother, wife and a few years ago she added a new one: caregiver….

Hjemkomst Center Opens New World War I Exhibit

"War, Fear and Flu" uses artifacts from World War I to describe life in Clay County one year ago

MOORHEAD, Minn. — People in Clay County can learn more about how World War One impacted their community one hundred years ago. The “War, Fear, and Flu” exhibit gathers stories from people who lived during World War One to paint a picture about how life was like during the conflict. The Hjemkomst Center is hosting the exhibit until January 2020. The…

Weather Spotters Wanted

CoCoRaHS March Recruitment Drive

Do you think you have what it takes to be a weather spotter? CoCoRaHS or the Community Collaborative, Rain, Hail, and Snow Network is having a recruitment drive all month long to find the next batch of weather observers. Volunteers would measure and then record snow, hail, or rain amounts. The data is then used by emergency managers, scientists, and…

Experiments with KVRR Meteorologist Scott Sincoff: Make-Your-Own Worms

Fun and Easy Science Experiments

This week, Meteorologist Scott Sincoff worked with Concordia Science Academy’s Dr. Graeme Wyllie to create Make-Your-Own Worms. The experiment makes gross worms from a combination of Gaviscon and calcium chloride. Gaviscon is an indigestion medicine and to make it thicker, it contains a chemical called sodium alginate which comes from seaweed and which is also used to make things thicker…

Cullen Foundation Donates $100,000 to New Essentia NICU

The Cullen Children's Foundation Critical Care Wing will be part of Essentia's brand–new NICU

FARGO, N.D. — The Essentia Health is expanding their Neonatal Intensive Care Unit for babies with the help of a $100,000 donation from the Cullen foundation. This gift will change the future for families who have babies in the NICU. The Matt Cullen family has made an imprint in the Fargo Moorhead area and now they are helping out the…

F-M Diversion Board Makes Changes To Project, Ready To Submit Permit

The project will impact Minnesota less and put more of the responsibilities on North dakota

FARGO, N.D. — The F–M Diversion Board says they are ready to submit a permit application to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. It also means they’ve had to shift some of its plans in the project. If at first you don’t succeed, try again. Which is exactly why the F–M Diversion Board is submitting a “Plan B” permit application to…

Moorhead Family Fare Closing Doors In April

Some shoppers say they have been going to the store for 50 years

  MOORHEAD, Minn. — Grocery shoppers will have one fewer option this spring. Family Fare Supermarket in Moorhead will be closing April 14. The store is located right off the interstate on 8th Street South. A new Hornbacher’s opened just two miles south of the store in 2015. Some shoppers say Family Fare will be missed very much because they’ve been…