Several Businesses Honored during United Way’s “Live United Awards”

Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota, American Crystal Sugar Company among those honored

FARGO, N.D. — Complete with a studio host and a “Tonight Show” atmosphere, United Way of Cass-Clay celebrated many achievements that helped the organization thrive last year. “Some of that is just doing a dunk tank in a hospital or doing a craft day or doing a potluck lunch or sporting event. It makes it fun to give, so it feels…

At Home Colon Cancer Screening Test Many Don’t Know Exist

Colon cancer can be detected early but many are reluctant to get tested because of the colonoscopy, but this gives people a second option

FARGO, N.D. — March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month. Many people aren’t aware about an alternative screening test you can do in the comfort of your own home. “Any Lab Test Now” offers the screening in Fargo that you can pick up without going to the doctor first. Colon cancer can be detected early but many are reluctant to get…

Sneak Peak of Bright Sky Apartments for the Homeless

People who have never had a place to call home will finally have a bed to rest their heads and a key to their own place

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Over the last five years, Churches United has been building an apartment complex for people who are classified as having experienced long term homelessness and have a disability. KVRR’s Jessie Cohen got a sneak peak of the apartments that will have their first residents moving into them next week. “Circumstances in their lives lead them to be…

Home Builders Care of Fargo– Moorhead Foundation Holding Fish Fry Friday

Their goal is to raise $25,000

FARGO, N.D. — For anyone who can’t eat meat tomorrow, the Home Builders Care of Fargo– Moorhead Foundation has a solution. They’re holding a Fish Fry at the Holiday Inn to raise money for the foundation. There will also be a raffle to win prizes such as kids’ toys, art and a $500 cash prize. All of the money raised will…

Conference Inspires Women to Be the Best Person They Can Be

The Second Annual Inspire Women's Conference was held Thursday at the Bluestem Amphitheatre

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Women from across the Valley learned how they could get the most from their personal and professional lives at the second annual Inspire Women’s Conference. The conference included speeches and workshops led by four area women, which included topics such as time management and discovering personal passions. The conference also included a networking session, which event organizers…

Students Walk Out of West Fargo High School to Support School Safety

Hundreds of students carry signs, release balloons to commemorate victims of February's Parkland shooting

WEST FARGO, N.D. — At West Fargo High School, many students marched in unison and carried signs reading messages such as “fear has no place in our schools”. At exactly 10 am, hundreds of students marched out the south entrance of West Fargo High School to speak out for change in school safety. “If you don’t take the measures to…

Fargo North High Students Hold Memorial for Florida Shooting Victims

Many students say they were impressed with the turnout

FARGO, N.D. — Students at North High say it was inspiring to see the amount of people who participated in National Walkout Day. However, they didn’t get to get involved until much later in the day. North High students walked in solidarity and later stood in silence for the 17 people who lost their lives in the Parkland, Florida shooting. “To…

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….