Author: Anna Dragseth

Fallen veterans honored at Fargo National Cemetery

Volunteers are remembering veterans by laying wreaths on their headstones

  HARWOOD, N.D. (KVRR-TV) – The Daughters of the American Revolution, the Civil Air Patrol, and members of the Fargo Memorial Honor guard are remembering veterans by laying wreaths on their headstones at the Fargo National Cemetery. This effort is a nationwide movement, called Wreaths Across America. Over 2,500 wreath-laying ceremonies are happening across the United States, at sea, and…

Avoiding COVID-19 infections during the holidays

"There is still time so you can always get vaccinated."

  FARGO, N.D. (KVRR-TV) -This time of year is all about gathering with loved ones, but those gatherings could also be ideal conditions to spread COVID-19. “You are inside a closed indoor space and you are eating and talking together, so masks are not really feasible in that setting. It is in closed space and you have friends and family…

Golden Drive brings holiday cheer to the needy

"We have raised over 18,000 pairs of socks this year."

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Santa is helping Golden Drive raise money and homelessness awareness in the cold. Santa and his helpers are ringing their bells at the West Fargo Fire Department accepting donations to help homeless kids in the community. “It warms me so much that it helps me pass the -40 nights up in the North Pole. Especially this…

Health Officials urge people to get vaccinated before Omicron variant hits ND

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Health officials are testing for the new Omicron variant and urging people to get the COVID-19 vaccine or a booster shot before the variant arrives to North Dakota. The Fargo Cass Public Health Board of Health discusses the potential threat of Omicron variant and several other COVID-19 updates. According to Cass County Public Health, Cass County…

F-M Diversion and Red River Valley Water Supply Project pick up speed

The diversion is the first P3 flood management project in North America. 

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) -Plans for the Fargo-Moorhead Diversion and Red River Valley Water Supply Project are picking up speed. The diversion is the first public-private partnership flood management project in North America. “Protection for the community is the most important part – anticipated to safeguard more than 235,000 people and 70 square miles overall, designed to withstand over a 100…

The Northern Hemp Summit showcases new innovations

"It is an end all, be all plant."

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Hemp continues to gain popularity and with that questions are arising. Agriculture leaders gather at The Northern Hemp Summit with information and innovations. “It just brings farmers and people who are interested in the hemp industry together to make new contacts, learn about regulatory stuff and any information that they might need can be found here…

Fargo Workforce Center celebrates freshly renovated space

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Job Service North Dakota and The Chamber celebrate a freshly remodeled space in the Fargo Workforce Center. Modular walls were added to help visitors better navigate certain services and resources. Along with the ribbon cutting, tours were offered. The company provides specific services to meet workforce needs. “The average pay is over $28 an hour in…

People celebrate Christmas at the 1916 Buffalo High School

"Everything is a labor of love, it takes a lot of helping hands to do what we do."

BUFFALO, N.D. (KVRR) -A renovated 1916 High School building in Buffalo, North Dakota is now the town’s hotspot for social gatherings.  Christmas comes alive on Pearl Street as people from around the area fill into Buffalo’s renovated 1916 High School building to socialize, eat, and shop. “The school just becomes this old-fashioned Christmas. We deck the halls and want people…

Community supports NDSU Foundation staff member with a Together Strong benefit

"I can't express enough gratitude, I really can't."

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – A Together Strong benefit is raising funds for a longtime NDSU Foundation staff member who underwent a liver transplant. People gathered at the NDSU Alumni center, showing support for Jennifer Hyden, who believes she was given a second chance at life. Several years ago, Hyden turned to alcohol to numb the pain of losing family members…

Fargo Ice Fishing Show is drawing in a crowd

The show runs through Sunday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) -Ice fishing season is here and people are stocking up on the latest gear at the 3rd annual Fargo Ice Fishing Show. Around 75 vendors and 12 new displays, featuring tons of fishing gear and equipment are at the event. Admission for adults is 12 dollars and kids 12 and under can get in free all weekend…