Author: Danielle Church

Local Bands Aim To Pay Off Fargo Public Schools Student Lunch Debt

the district has accrued over $26,000 just in 2019

FARGO, N.D. — The power of a good voice and some strong beats goes well beyond their sound. “Music has affected change in society for years and so it seemed like a natural thing,” said Jason Boynton. What seemed very unnatural to Boynton and his friends was the $26,000 in student lunch debt at Fargo Public Schools. It’s why they’re…

4 Luv of Dog Rescue Shows Off Pups During National Adoption Weekend

Murphy, Moby and Buzz are looking for their forever homes

  WEST FARGO, N.D. — For National Adoption Weekend, 4 Luv of Dog Rescue brought some of the pups to PetSmart. This afternoon, Murphy, Moby and Buzz were looking for their future family. The shelter usually brings dogs to PetSmart on Tuesday nights. Now that summer is coming to a close, volunteers will start bringing them over one weekend every…

Salvation Army Collecting Items for “Coats for Kids” Drive Sooner This Year

KVRR is a proud sponsor of the drive

FARGO, N.D. — Last year, the Salvation Army collected nearly 1,600 coats and 2,300 winter accessories for families in need. “When you think about kids who are walking to school or standing out on the corner, different things like that, and the extremely dangerous conditions that we face, it’s really not an inconvenience, it’s just an outright danger,” said the…

Hornbacher’s “Check Out Hunger” Campaign Raises Over $76,000 for Hunger Relief

this is the 25th year the grocery chain has been doing the fundraiser

FARGO, N.D. — Hornbacher’s “Check Out Hunger” campaign raises over $76,000 for the Great Plains Food Bank. It’s the largest donation yet from the annual fundraiser. That covers more than 229,000 meals for families. Hornbacher’s president says the grocery chain understands that summer is often a time most kids celebrate a break from school. However, ones on free and reduced…

What to Expect During Welcoming Week 2019

It runs September 13-22

FARGO, N.D. — Ten years ago, cities across the country started making more of an effort in welcoming immigrants, refugees and newcomers to the states. But it wasn’t until five years ago that Fargo–Moorhead got on board. “I can’t imagine living in a world where everybody is the same and we all do the same thing, we don’t ever learn…

Sanford Unveils New Clinic in West Fargo

It will be back open tomorrow at 8:00 a.m.

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Sanford opens a brand new clinic next to where its old location once stood on Sheyenne in West Fargo. Four physicians opened the old clinic in 1969. Fifty years later, Sanford’s executive director of women’s and primary care says she’s hoping the new clinic will continue a legacy of serving the needs of patients in the…

Former, Longtime Co-owner of Tastee Freez Battling Rare Diagnosis

His family is asking for the public's help in getting him the treatment he needs

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Julian Elofson and his ex–wife Fern owned Moorhead’s Tastee Freez for 28 years. But they weren’t the first Elofson’s to serve up some ice cream there. “When I was 17, I worked there and then my sister started working with me. Then some point in that, the owners put it up for sale. I came home and…

It’s Been 100 Years Since Women’s Suffrage

a local group is celebrating with a centennial party and pie social

  MOORHEAD, Minn. — It’s been 100 years since women were given the right to vote in the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Over the next year and a half, the Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County and the League of Women Voters will have all kinds of events to celebrate Women’s Suffrage. This afternoon it began the…

Park Christian Begins School With Completed Renovation, $5.3 Million Expansion

The expansion started in May 2018

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Park Christian is home to more than 430 students in kindergarten through 12th grade. The school’s staff says you can expect that number to go up in the future though, meaning the campus will have to keep up. “We’re trying to transform our building to make it more accessible for more families to come here. We’re anticipating…

Fargo Couple Traveling 50 States to Raise Money for Kids With Cancer

FARGO, N.D. — A Fargo couple packs some bags, sells everything they own and hop in their Toyota to inspire and do some good. Faith and Jon Moore started “Tour for a Cause.” They left for Illinois on August 31 and will visit every state through December. The couple is trying to raise $50,000 for St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital while…