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Local Churches Celebrate Easter at the Red River Zoo

Five different churhces held an Easter celebration at the zoo

FARGO, N.D. — Animals at the Red River Zoo had some extra company as thousands of people came out for some Easter fun. Kids and parents were hopping all throughout the Red River Zoo. Local churches in the F-M area hosted an Easter celebration a day early, but it’s not all about egg hunts and bunnies. They want to remind…

Man Dies in Moorhead Duplex Fire

The fire also left two victims hospitalized

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Firefighters were called out early this morning to a fire at a Moorhead duplex.  Two people were hospitalized and an elderly man died. It was 1:40 this morning when firefighters were called to 2422 Country Club Parkway in Moorhead. “They arrived to find a significant amount of fire showing from the street side and when crews made…

Easter Weekend Kicks Off With an Eggstravaganza

Fargo children hunted for over 1000 Easter Eggs at the annual Easter Eggstravaganza

FARGO, N.D. — A weekend of Easter egg hunts is underway in Fargo with Easter just a hop, skip and a jump away. Kids were hopping all over Yunker Farm for the 28th annual Easter Eggstravaganza. Children of all ages searched for and dyed eggs to create ‘egg’cellent art. More than a thousand eggs were spread out on the lawn….

West Fargo Church Upholds Good Friday Tradition

St. Andrew Lutheran Church held their annual CrossWalk

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Members of St. Andrew Lutheran Church are walking with the cross for a more traditional celebration of Easter.  Church members gathered this morning to celebrate Good Friday with the 2017 CrossWalk. They started off with devotion and a partial screening of ‘The Passion of The Christ.’ Then they made their way down 13th Avenue holding a…

Giving Families A Bright Future: The Jeremiah Program

School plus single parenting can equal hardship. But this group is making it more doable.

If being a parent is a full-time job, then being a single parent is working a double shift all at once. Add the pursuit of higher education on top of that, and you can see why some single moms are struggling. That’s where the Jeremiah Program comes in. It supports college-track education with early childhood education, life skills training and…

LIVE: Why A Bunny May Not Make A Good Easter Present

Bernie The Bunny Joins Us On KVRR Local News

  Red River Zoo Executive Director Sally Jacobson joins us on KVRR Local News to talk rabbits ahead of Easter. She brings Bernie the bunny, one of the zoo’s three rabbits. Jacobson explains why rabbits might not make the best present for kids on Easter morning. Luckily, the zoo will be open on Easter, and the zoo’s rabbits will be…

“You Get Rid of Them All, Where Would Fargo Be?” City Releases Refugee Resettlement Report

The report explores information including local refugee costs, accountability, and economic impact

FARGO, N.D. — The refugee resettlement report Fargo city commissioners requested in October is finally released. The report explores information including local refugee costs, accountability, and economic impact. “I got my citizenship recently,” shared Ayat Hussein, a former refugee. Immigrants and refugees make up a small part of our community. “We’re not talking about roads and bridges here; we’re talking…

Crews Are Getting Ready To Fill Potholes

Fargo city workers say the busy roads are the ones that need the most work

Anyone who drives a vehicle knows the annoyance of pothole season. Fargo city workers say they identify high traffic roads as the ones that need the most work. Main Avenue, 13th Avenue South, and 25 Street South are all high on the list for potholes. Crews are working on fixing the roads with asphalt rather than the temporary fill used…

Pet Connection: Meet Topanga

She's got a personality as warm and sunny as the Topanga Canyon.

Whether you think of Topanga as being named for the sunshiny canyon in Los Angeles, or the equally sunny character on “Boy Meets World,” this is a dog with a smile as bright as the sun. The 2-year-old pit bull stopped by with 4 Luv of Dog founder and rescue worker Kish Hilmert to visit live in-studio with Emily Welker…

Dads and Daughters Do Science

Get your girls involved in the sciences with this hands-on event for Earth Week.

Earth Day 2017 is almost upon us, and the women engineers of NDSU have the perfect place to get your daughter and her dad involved in a hands-on party for the planet. It’s the Dads and Daughters Do Science event at NDSU April 22nd, where you can bring your daughter for a bunch of science experiments for ages K-2 from…