Author: Brandon Blakney

Orphan Grain Train takes donations for Ukraine

An orginaztion is stepping up to offer aid to a growing number of refugees seeking help during the war in Ukraine.

FARGO-MOORHEAD (KVRR)- An organization is stepping up to offer aid to a growing number of refugees seeking help during the war in Ukraine. “Our connections, the people that we have worked with over there contacted us and said we’re being overrun with refugees,” said Kirk Rosins, of Orphan Grain Train. Reports out of Ukraine mention two million refugees in the…

Gas prices are surging with rising costs of oil

Prices at the pump continue to spike and there are no signs of them dropping anytime soon.

FARGO-MOORHEAD (KVRR)- Prices at the pump continue to spike and there are no signs of them dropping anytime soon. “We get very little of our fossil fuels from Russia so in terms of a national supply of fossil fuels this is going to have a minimal impact and so doing a minimal impact on Russia as well,” said Dr. David…

Dynasty Elite looks to shake up youth football landscape in F-M

In there second year Dynasty Elite is a youth travel football team for kids ages nine to thirteen looking to restructure the youth football landscape in North Dakota through academics and advanced training.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR)- In its second year Dynasty Elite is a youth travel football team for kids ages nine to 13 looking to restructure the youth football landscape in North Dakota through academics and advanced training. “Why not start it in Fargo-Moorhead, you have competitive basketball you have competitive baseball, you have competitive hockey, you know you have other entities…

Ukrainian flags sell out at Fargo business

Gompf Displays in Fargo is seeing an uptick in business amid the crisis in Ukraine.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Gompf Displays in Fargo is seeing an uptick in business amid the crisis in Ukraine. They were down to their last Ukrainian flag. The owner says they have sold 20 flags and people are still coming in looking to buy one. There have been numerous flags on display at recent vigils in support of Ukraine and…

Ukrainian foreign exchange student raising money for her homeland

One local exchange student from Ukraine who's home country is under attack, is stepping up to raise funds for the country's people and war efforts.

FARGO- MOORHEAD (KVRR) — Danielaella, who’s host family lives in Hawley, is making and selling t-shirts and bracelets, soaps and candles and the money is going to cities and refugee camps. There is a Facebook page called “Help for Mariupol” with more information and where Items can be purchased to support the cause. She is also receiving aid from her…

Vigil at Veterans Memorial Bridge for Ukraine crisis

A local group holds a solidarity walk to support Ukraine in its fight against Russia and to call for help for the people who are suffering.

FARGO-MOORHEAD (KVRR) —  A local group holds a solidarity walk to support Ukraine in its fight against Russia and to call for help for the people who are suffering. It was an emotional scene there were people who lived in Ukraine at some point or had family still living there, raising money for the war torn country and praying for…

DCR Brewing to raise money for Ukraine relief with new beer

Fargo brewery stepping up to raise funds for Ukraine

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Local Brewery DCR Brewing is helping Ukraine during their war with Russia. Owner Sam Corr will debut a new beer called Glory for Ukraine. It will be available on Saint Patrick’s Day. All proceeds will be given to Ukraine relief efforts. Corr says excitement is growing for his new Hazy IPA. With a hint of fruit,…

Barber supports colleague who broke her leg

A barber saw his friend needed a helping hand and took over her clients while she recovers.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – A barber saw his friend needed a helping hand and took over her clients while she recovers. “Branden stepped in and said that he would take on my clients for me in this time of healing and what not, and so he’s just kind of been like an angel. I don’t know what to say, so…

Historic Moorhead Dairy Queen opens for its 73rd season

People in the FM area line up for Blizzards and other sweet treats at the birthplace of the DQ dilly bar.

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) – Is Spring in the air? The iconic Moorhead Dairy Queen along Main Avenue opens for the season. People in the F-M area line up for Blizzards and other sweet treats at the birthplace of the DQ dilly bar. Customers say it feels like the unofficial welcome to spring when the family owned Dairy Queen opens its…