Jessie Cohen

Class of 2022 Wraps of Welcome Week with Some Bison Traditions to Kick off the School Year

The class lined up so their bodies formed the letters NDSU while a picture was taken from the top of a building

FARGO, N.D. — Welcome week celebrations are wrapping up at NDSU and the class of 2022 took their signature NDSU picture. The class lined up so their bodies formed the letters NDSU while a picture was taken from the top of a building. For the last time as a class, students heard from the student body president and vice president…

Salvation Army Continues to Support Family Who Moved from Texas to Fargo

Kids and their parents are lining up outside of Josef's to check in with the Salvation Army to get a free clean cut to start off the year

FARGO, N.D. — Getting your kids ready for school can get expensive and for many families in the metro, they can’t afford all the preparations. KVRR’s Jessie Cohen tells us why one woman is grateful for a partnership that’s provided free haircuts to her four children. “You never know what could happen from one day to another. We lost our…

New On-Demand Restaurant Services Kicks off Grand Opening in Fargo

Those with the company say there are a ton of restaurants that don't deliver but are community favorites

FARGO, N.D. — Have you ever wanted food from a nearby restaurant but you’re too lazy, tired, or busy to get it? Now there is an answer. The on–demand restaurant delivery service called “Bite Squad” is now in Fargo and its first weekend in business has been a success. Those with the company say there are a ton of restaurants…

Savanna Greywind One Year Later: Looking Back on the Tragedy that Changed the Community

One year later, we look back on the ups and downs and shed light on missing and murdered indigenous women.

FARGO, N.D. — One year ago, the Fargo Police department asked for your help in finding missing 22 year old Savanna Greywind. One year later, we look back on the tragedy that many say changed the community and shed light on missing and murdered indigenous women. KVRR’s Jessie Cohen takes us through the ups and downs, the searches and the…

Animal Lovers Walk with Their Favorite Furry Friends to Save the Lives of Homeless Pets

Dozens join in on the annual Adopt–A–Pet fundraiser, The Furry Friends Pet Walk to show off how much they have gained from going through the adoption process

FARGO, N.D. — People are walking with their favorite furry friends to save the lives of homeless pets. Dozens join in on the annual Adopt–A–Pet fundraiser, The Furry Friends Pet Walk to show off how much they have gained from going through the adoption process. Courts Plus brings in different vendors from the community so people can learn more about…

New Technology and High Voter Turnout Changes the Voting Experience for People in Moorhead

The lines moved faster, the process took quicker and it's all because of some new technology...poll pads

MOORHEAD, Minn. — As Minnesotans lined up to vote in the primaries, many noticed new technological changes that sped up the process. KVRR’s Jessie Cohen tells us about some of the changes and how they have affected voters. “I was at a polling location when they first opened this morning and those first couple voters first came in right as…

“Pleading for My Life Saying ‘Listen I’m Sorry I’ve Got Kids I’ve Got a Family'” Man Explains Assault in Dilworth

Neal Johnson says he was at the wrong place at the wrong time just around midnight on Friday

DILWORTH, Minn. — After a Dilworth man says he was beaten to unconsciousness, police are trying to find two suspects. KVRR’s Jessie Cohen tells us how the man climbed his way out of a ditch and made it home in our “lead story”. Neal Johnson says he was at the wrong place at the wrong time just around midnight on…

Lt. Governor Michelle Fischbach Discusses Goals as a Team with Governor Candidate Tim Pawlenty

Fischbach says they are focused on lowering taxes, trying to keep government spending low, having market–based rather the government based healthcare reforms, and cracking down on illegal immigration

Lt. Governor Michelle Fischbach, who is Tim Pawlenty’s running mate, also made a stop in the metro ahead of the primary. Fischbach says they are focused on lowering taxes, trying to keep government spending low, having market–based rather the government based healthcare reforms, and cracking down on illegal immigration. Fischbach says as a team, she and Pawlenty are focused on…

Johnson Discusses What He Would Do as Governor for Minnesota Ahead of the Primary Election

He says the state of Minnesota takes too much money from people for taxes so dialing those back would be his number one priority

Hennepin County Commissioner Jeff Johnson is talking about what he would do as governor of Minnesota, just one day before Tuesday’s Primary Election. Johnson, who has the backing of the Republican Party and was the 2014 nominee for governor, says there are two major things he would focus on if elected. He says the state of Minnesota takes too much…

Legacy of a Civil War Veteran Will Be Kept Alive by Historians in Moorhead

Before his death in 1907, a man known as "The Pioneer Barber of the Red River Valley" lived a historical life that went beyond haircuts.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — More than a century after his death, the legacy of Civil War veteran Felix Battles is being kept alive by historians in Moorhead. KVRR’s Tim Scott tells us how many people are excited for a statue that honors one of the first African-American settlers in the metro. Before his death in 1907, a man known as “The…