Author: Clarissa Allen

Former MSUM Softball Players Speak Out About Former Coach

Former players state claims of verbal and emotional abuse while under her leadership

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR)  — “It’s just something that started off weird because i never had been treated like that before,” said Ashley McCance. This tweet made by Lexie Kennedy, a former softball player at MSUM, gives a different insight to why former softball coach Amanda Reckamp resigned from her position. “At the end of my season along with a couple…

Ladies Day at the Horse Park

FARGO, ND (KVRR) — Sunday was Ladies Day at the North Dakota Horse Park for the races. Women were welcomed to wear their finest derby hats and received free admission to the races. Many showed up with their colorful attributions and were able to enjoy a nice day watching horses. Ladies were also able to enter contests with their hats….

Moorhead American Legion Post 21 raising funds for Veterans Honor Flight of North Dakota and Minnesota

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) – The Veterans Honor Flight of North Dakota and Minnesota is coming back this spring but donations are needed to make it happen. Moorhead American Legion Post 21 is funding and supporting the flight with its Over The Top fundraiser. The event included live entertainment, a silent auction, and activities for kids. Food trucks and drinks were …

Fargo motorcycle ride benefits mental health research and suicide prevention

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Suicide is the tenth leading cause of death in the U.S. but it is preventable. The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention of North Dakota Chapter teamed up with fellow bikers in the city to host the Fargo Ride to Fight Suicide. The 100-mile ride supports the Foundation’s education and research programs, along with organization’s goal to…

Poor air quality impacts some outdoors activities in Fargo-Moorhead

All outdoor pools in both Fargo and Moorhead remained closed this evening.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – A major music festival, outdoor pools and the elderly. They all are dealing with the smoky skies. Poor air quality caused by the wildfires coming from the Canadian border has prompted many Fargo-Moorhead pools to close and also put a damper on different outdoor activities. Fargo Blues Festival this weekend at Newman Outdoor Stadium is adjusting…

Get your groove on at the Fargo Blues Festival starting Friday

The Fest will take place at Newman Outdoor Field

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) The 26th Annual Fargo Blues Festival is happening Friday and Saturday at Newman Outdoor field. This year’s lineup consists of 13 bands that will be performing on the big stage. Names like John Mayall, Samantha Fish, Mississippi Heat, and Vella are some of the headliners for the festival. There will be 40 food and beer stands for…

Women’s self-defense class held amid crime concerns in Fargo

Women in the area got the opportunity to learn about self defense and prepare themselves against possible violence.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Women in the area get the opportunity to learn about self defense and prepare themselves against possible violence. Define the Fight Women’s Self Defense class was created by Mariah Prussia to help educate women on the different tactics to protect themselves in dangerous situations. “The key thing is what’s going on in the world things are…

Fiancé of North Fargo man killed Saturday in disbelief he’s gone

A Fargo man's murder leaves his loved ones in pieces with unanswered questions.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – We spoke with 41-year-old Eric Hayes’ fiancé and she says that Eric was a caring and honest man who did not deserve to be murdered. “And he was my rock and I was his,” said Kristie Janssen. Hayes was shot and killed outside of a gas station on Saturday night and his murder leaves his family…

“Festival of Fire” Held In Downtown Fargo

In an effort to educate and explore different cultures in the community, Broadway square and one local man came together to host the festival of fire.

FARGO, ND (KVRR) — The Fargo- Moorhead community was invited to learn more about the annual Somali celebration known as Neeroosh, or the festival of fire, which celebrates the beginning of the solar year. The event was held at Broadway Square and also focused on bringing different cultures together as one. “Educational thing we want to educate people we want…

Benefit for Rick’s Bar Bartender

A local business is helping out their fellow coworker by hosting a benefit in their honor

FARGO, ND (KVRR) — Rick’s Bar hosted a silent auction and Jam Band in partnership with Lend A Hand Up for one of their bartenders Mark Hagen. Mark, who is also known as “Box”, just had triple arterial bypass surgery and will be out of work for some time. The free food offering and auction will help Mark with expenses….