Author: Brian Barrett

Green comet to appear in sky for first time in 50,000 years

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) – The comet known as C/2022 E3(ZTF) will make its closest visit to earth in 50,000 years. It was discovered on March 22nd, 2022 at Cal Tech’s Palomar Observatory in San Diego. Usually comets are a white, but this comet has a green hue for a specific reason. “This comet apparently has a lot of carbon. Carbon…

First Frostival Hearth and Frost Block Party

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Visitors enjoyed plenty of things to do at the block party including checking out art pieces, ice skating, and eating appetizers. It may have been cold outside, but that did not affect the turnout. “It is a little bit of a barrier in people’s minds of getting out and getting active in the community. But us…

Park Christian School hosts annual Science Fair

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) – Students from Park Christian School kickoff their 20th annual science fair. Students were able to choose from twenty-two different categories ranging from Animal Science to Medicine and Health. Some of them spent up to five months working on their projects. Many young scientists were excited for an opportunity to get a glance of what they’d like…

Grace Lutheran church celebrates its 125th anniversary

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – About one-hundred churchgoers gathered for the monumental commemoration. They celebrated the colossal milestone with the only way possible, a church service and a reception afterwards. The church is committed to the mission of helping the community. “We reach out to the community and help. Every spring, the marathon runs by here, so we hand out water…

Why is it usually so windy in our area?

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – In our region, we are no strangers to windy conditions. The big question we’d like to know is why is it almost always windy in our area? “We are very flat, and there is very little terrain and trees across that area. For our area in the Red River Valley, if we have a straight north…

Eagles Elementary students deliver baked goods to people living at Touchmark

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Fourth and fifth graders are bringing joy to the retirement community with baked goods. More than 20 students from Eagles Elementary School helped bake and deliver cookies and muffins to the residents at Touchmark at Harwood Grove. All students were on the “No Place for Hate” board. The committee is dedicated to help create an inclusive…

Veterans invited to share stories at Fargo Air Museum

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) –- Fargo Air Museum will host the first “Veterans Story Preservation Day” on February 6th. Veterans of all branches are encouraged to share their stories about serving. Interviews will be conducted privately by Air Museum Collections Manager Max Sabin. He has four years of interviewing experience and is well versed with military history. There may be an…

Hundreds attend the North Dakota Grain Dealers Association Convention

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Many gathered for the 110th annual North Dakota Grain Dealers Association convention at the Holiday Inn Fargo. The event runs until Tuesday and features a trade show with various vendors and commission companies sponsoring hospitality suites. The warm weather helped boost both the number of vendors and visitors. The convention has been a great opportunity for…