Jessie Cohen

Two Suspects on the Loose: Grand Forks Police Looking for Men After Armed Robbery

Both are described as being dressed in dark clothing, wearing a ski mask, average height and build

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Grand Forks police are trying to determine if there is an ongoing threat to the public after an armed robbery. Around 6:45 pm officer’s determined two males approached a male victim sitting in his car when they pulled out a gun and demanded his wallet. He complied and both suspects ran. There has been no success…

One Train, Dozens of Cities, Hundreds of Lights: Giving Back on the Road

"The Canadian Pacific Holiday train has become a tradition here in Detroit Lakes and Becker County"

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — Opening presents, friends and family gathering around the dinner table, and twinkling lights…all things that remind us of the season of giving. KVRR’s Jessie Cohen tells us how a moving train is becoming part of a holiday tradition in Detroit Lakes. Christmas has come early for the people of Detroit Lakes. And for just 30 minutes…

Changing the World Through Community: Two Leaders Receive Human Rights Awards

These people have full–time jobs and they are going to school or working full–time yet they find time to go out and help others

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Moorhead’s Human Rights Commission awards two people for their advocacy and ability to make a difference in the community. It’s a special kind of feeling when you love what you do for a living. “It’s amazing. I would not change what I’m doing for the world. I love it and get an award for it. I don’t…

Talula Opens in West Fargo; Creating a New Experience for Shoppers

Talula wants to bring exclusive and comfortable styles to their shoppers

WEST FARGO, N.D. — A new store has opened its doors in West Fargo near Costco with the motto “effortless, elegant and relaxed”. Talula is owned and operated by two women who have worked together in retail for years. The store aims to provide a unique shopping experience in the community. They sell clothing and accessories which are catered to…

Culver’s Donates Hundreds of Gifts to Golden Drive Homeless Kids for Holidays

During its first year, Culvers collected enough gifts to fill their counter top

FARGO, N.D. — Golden Drive Homeless Kids is packing up boxes full of Christmas goodies for families in need. They spent the day driving around town picking up donations but started the day off at Culvers and a mountain of donations. A number of local businesses collect gifts each year for the homeless. During its first year, Culvers collected enough…

Get Into the Holiday Spirit With a Christmas Classic at West Acres

As part of their holiday classics, you can see Christmas Vacation, The Polar Express and Miracle on 34th Street for just $5

FARGO, N.D. — If you’re looking for a fun and discounted way to soak up the holiday season, head over to the West Acres Cinema in Fargo. The movie theater is offering different series throughout December and after the New Year. As part of their holiday classics, you can see Christmas Vacation, The Polar Express and Miracle on 34th Street…

Rescued Pups Getting Cozy with Santa for a Holiday Photo

For a donation to the animal shelter, families were invited to bring their rescued pups back to 4 Luv of Dog Rescue to get a holiday picture

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Furry friends who have found their forever homes are getting cozy with Santa. For a donation to the animal shelter, families were invited to bring their rescued pups back to 4 Luv of Dog Rescue to get a holiday picture. Those at the shelter say it’s always nice to dogs who were originally brought to them afraid…

Legacy Toys Helps Customize Shopping Experience for Those with Disabilities

The owner says they offer multiple games, gadgets and gizmos for kids of all abilities

FARGO, N.D. — They may not carry the Just Like You Dolls, but Legacy Toys in Fargo is creating an individual shopping experience for people with different special needs. The owner says they offer multiple games, gadgets and gizmos for kids of all abilities. He tells us just yesterday, a blind man in a wheel chair came into the store…

Erasing the Stigma: One of a Kind Doll for Kids with Disabilities

"They get to a point and realize they're different and they don't have toys that match their abilities and they wonder where do they fit in? Where do they fit in?"

FARGO, N.D. — For parents who have children with disabilities, walking up and down the isles to pick out holiday gifts isn’t always the easiest thing. KVRR’s Jessie Cohen takes us across sea’s to show us how one company is changing the game for families around the world. “They get to a point and realize they’re different and they don’t…

What Would You Like to See?: 13th Avenue Corridor Vision for West Fargo

The city wants to hear the public's comments because that's really what drives these studies

WEST FARGO, N.D. — The Metro Coalition of Governments and the City of West Fargo want your input on what you’d like to see in the future. Calling all West Fargo residents: “We love to hear the public’s comments because that’s really what drives these studies,” said Dan Farnsworth, the transportation planner with Metro COG. What do you want to…