Author: Clarissa Allen

NDSU advanced to the second round of playoffs

The Bison played their last home game of the season as they prepare to travel on the road.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – The running backs came in the clutch for North Dakota State advancing to the second round of the FCS playoffs over Eastern Washington with a 42-20 win. Jalen Bussey and Dom Gonnella combined had 306 rushing yards along with Gonnella having 2 TDS. Both running backs had career high games in rushing. Freshman Gonnella also got…

High school artwork on display in downtown West Fargo

Students are being honored of their hard work in the classroom

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – “We are always proud of our students as teachers,” said Rachel Murphy, an art teacher at Sheyenne High School. Student artwork is decorating Downtown West Fargo, making things a little bit brighter. “Some of our high school students really love to have some work kind of out there for an extended period of time,” said…

United Way’s Home for Good program helps those transitioning out of homelessness

The non profit organization is taking the time to make sure families are welcome and at home.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – A local non profit organization is taking the time to make families feel welcome and at home. “We can’t do this alone. We need our community to help us,” said Tiffany McShane. United Way Cass Clay is asking for people at home to help with its Home for Good program and the volunteer opportunity. It is…

West Fargo volunteers clean up the city on Earth Day

The city held a celebration to clean up the community.

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – West Fargo Events put together an Earth Day celebration on Thursday. People from the city came out and helped celebrate our big green earth by cleaning up miscellaneous trash around their community. Volunteers were given garbage bags, gloves and a safety vest for them to get to work cleaning up the streets. They have food…

Activists pack Fargo City Hall to get representation

Different community groups are seeking to have their voices and opinions heard at Fargo City Hall

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – “I hope that we can come together because i know that division does not help us we have to come together,” one parent said. Members of ONEFARGO and city groups took the chance to change how people in Fargo are heard. “I’m just encouraging people to do what we been doing since America was founded and…

Fargo North students launch mental health group

North High School seniors coming together to address an important issue

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) —┬áSome high school students are taking small steps that will lead to new levels of acceptance and mental wellness for teens like them. “It’s 2021; it’s time we start normalization talking about mental health,” a senior said. A group of North High School students are speaking up about mental health and letting other teens know they don’t…

Hope, Inc. hosts basketball program for children of all abilities

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) – It’s basketball on wheels. “They deserve the same opportunity any other child does,” said Hope, Inc. Recreation Director Bill Grommseth. “It’s just great to see the kids together forming friendship”. Basketball is a universal sport that everyone can participate in. Hope, Inc. is making sure that every child has that chance to be a part of…

Fargo’s vaccination rate is 50 percent

The virtual meeting gives people an update on where we stand in the Covid 19 pandemic and vaccinations

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Fargo Cass Public Health says the city is nearing a Covid-19 vaccination milestone despite a change in vaccinations. Earlier this week the Johnson and Johnson vaccine was put on pause. Six people out of the more than six million who received the vaccine developed blood clots. Fargo Cass Public Health says they had to make some…

Fargo entrepreneur honors his family with Uncle Charlie’s Gourmet Snacks

A small black-owned business is taking snacking to a whole new level with unique gourmet flavors on a classic Midwestern treat.

  FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – A small black-owned business is taking snacking to a whole new level with unique gourmet flavors on a classic Midwestern treat. “Everyone and every bag gets their own personal slice of heaven that no one else can get to,” Uncle Charlie’s Gourmet Snacks Owner Clayton Cottman said. Uncle Charlie’s has a variety of flavors including…