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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…

Prom 2017 Fashion Trends

The Latest Dress and Tux Trends That Will Be Sure to Make Your Prom Night Unforgettable

Corsages, limos, tuxes, and fancy dresses… there are so many things that make prom special. Whether it’s full of lace or jewels, a girl’s prom dress is something she’ll never forget. It doesn’t matter if you haven’t been asked yet, the sooner you look for a dress, the better. “My tip for everybody is to start early, start looking that…

Hornbacher’s Donates $50,000 to Great Plains Food Bank

Employees Presented Check and Volunteered at the food bank

FARGO, N.D. – Hornbacher’s continues its efforts to help out local charities by giving back. The grocery store chain donated a $50,000 check to the Great Plains Food Bank in Fargo. Along with presenting the check, local Hornbacher’s employees volunteered and helped pack boxes with food. Hornbacher’s President Matt Leiseth said that it’s important to help out with food insecurity….

The Hearts of Volunteers: Fargo Celebrates Community Day of Service

Volunteers spent the day doing a full day of service

FARGO, N.D. — Local organizations received some extra helping hands during a fun filled day of service. “Look at all these people caring,” said Norene Baeth, who is the coordinator with the Fargo chapter of Project LINUS. “They’re all helping us today.” Shirt sleeves were rolled up, paint brushes were out and floors were being scrubbed throughout this day of…