Author: Brandon Blakney

$2.5 million grant given to YWCA Cass Clay from Bezos Day 1 Families Fund

YWCA Cass Clay, the largest emergency shelter for women and children in the region and a supportive housing program for survivors gets a historic grant from an American billionaire.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR)- It’s the largest private gift in the organization’s history. The YWCA has served the community since 1977 and according to their website over the last 30 years they’ve helped out 38,000 women and children. So leaders of the Bezos Day 1 Families Fund sought them out to apply for the funds because of their awesome track record…

RRVF light show debuts new horse carriage ride

Organizers at the Red River Valley Fairgrounds offer a sneak preview to the holiday light show to some friends, family, and media!

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – This year features a unique horse carriage ride through the light show. The Horse rides provide an up close and personal experience to the light show, that adds to the festive mood. Rides are available Friday through Sunday, they’re $10 a person and $200 to rent out. Organizers say this years event features more lights,…

Shanley’s Sam Ovsak takes our DJ Colter Play of the Week

This play proves defense wins championships!

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR)-Shanley’s Sam Ovsak snags the pick six here in the 11AA Dakota bowl championship game! If you want to see your school honored make sure to vote on our twitter poll at KVRR Sports. Tweets by KVRRSports Categories: KVRR Sports Extra, Play of the Week, Top Sports Headlines Tags: Dakota Bowl, Sam Ovsak, Shanley Deacons Football

NDSU mens basketball takes first win on the season at home 76-55

Bison move to (1-4) on the season with first win

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR)- NDSU has had a rocky start to the season but they put it all together in their first win over Crown College. The Bison big’s really came up huge on the glass and provided steady scoring in the paint. Top Performers Andrew Morgan, 23 Pts, 14 Rebs Boden Skunberg, 19 Pts, 8 Rebs, 3 Ast Tajavis Miller,…

Chick-fil-A gives away more than 2,000 sandwiches to fans ahead of big game

Organizers say that wanted to show their appreciation for the community.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Chick-fil-A gave away free sandwiches to over 2,000 hungry fans at the Harvest Bowl featuring NDSU and UND. They started at the Fargodome at 9:30 a.m. Fans lined up to grab a free chicken sandwich before the big game “We are planning on giving away 2,800 sandwiches today. And so posting on social media, everybody has…

Check out our DJ Colter Dakota Bowl Championship plays of the week nominees

We have a play from all four games that stood out

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR)- We’re switching it up a little bit this week, with so many spectacular plays from all four Dakota Bowl games we have to show some love to each game! I mean it’s only right! Fargo North in the 11a championship game against Jamestown in our first play. Ethan Welk is looking deep for Jeremiah Sem and he…

NDSU women’s basketball wins home opener 96-45 over Valley City State

Bison move to 2-0 on the year with win!

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR)- NDSU uses a balanced attack to dominate visiting Valley City. Four Bison players scored in double figures! Top Performers Heaven Hamling, 7-11, 21 Pts, 5 Rebs. Taylor Brown, 6-10, 14 Pts, 5 Rebs. Abbie Draper, 3-8, 13 Pts, 4 Rebs. Elle Evans, 5-5, 12 Pts, 6 Rebs.     Categories: College, Top Sports Headlines Tags: Abbie Draper,…

Peter Haugo takes our play of the week

Haugo breaks it open on this touchdown run!

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR)-We’re going to the gridiron this week, Peter Haugo showing how far he can go on this breakaway run! If you want to see your school honored vote on our twitter on our twitter page below! Tweets by KVRRSports     Categories: High School, Play of the Week, Top Sports Headlines Tags: Chris Heise Play of the Week,…

Ralph’s Corner Bar exhibit honors beloved Moorhead bar

The Moorhead bar was torn down in 2005

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) — The Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County announces a new exhibit remembering Ralph’s Corner Bar, a popular social spot in downtown Moorhead. The bar was torn down in 2005 and there was a lot of pushback from regulars who frequented the bar. It was known as a college hangout. The Hjemkomst Center exhibit has lots…

Our Chris Heise play of the week nominees are in!

Sartell's Cole Hentges to Parker Kanootson and Peter Haugo breaks one open for Fargo North!

FARGO, N.D (KVRR)- Sartel Sabers Cole Hentges rolling out and showing the gun on the run, a beautiful ball to Parker Kanootson for six! Fargo North’s Peter Haugo breaks it open and  look how far he can go on this run in a rivalry game vs Fargo South! Categories: High School, Play of the Week, Top Sports Headlines Tags: Chris…