Jessie Cohen

New Drekker Brewery and Taproom Officially Up and Running on 1st Avenue North

Lines were out the door starting at noon and continued until closing late Saturday night

FARGO, N.D. — After a year of preparations, the new Drekker Brewery and taproom is up and running in Unicorn Park. The new hot spot at 1666 1st avenue North in Fargo, celebrated its opening with a full house on Saturday. Lines were out the door starting at noon and continued until closing late Saturday night. The new space still…

Organization that Helps Employ People on the Autism Spectrum Moves in to New Space Across the River

Many representatives from local businesses were at the ribbon cutting and learned more about how they can be a part of the employment process

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A local organization that helps businesses employ the strengths of people on the autism spectrum has a new office space. Mind Shift crossed the Red River and is now located in the center of downtown Moorhead. Many representatives from local businesses were at the ribbon cutting and learned more about how they can be a part of…

Bridge Bash Expands and Keeps Bringing Students and Community Members Back Each Year

Greater Moorhead Days are connecting students to the community, and what better way to do that than with food, games, and live music?

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The city of Moorhead is welcoming college students back to the area but what keeps them coming back each year? KVRR’s Jessie Cohen caught up with some Concordia seniors who say events like the Bridge Bash make Moorhead feel like home. Greater Moorhead Days are connecting students to the community, and what better way to do that…

Hundreds of Olive Garden Locations Saying Thank You to Firefighters with Pasta

It is not every day that people show gratitude for the fighters in their hard hats who go above and beyond putting out flames

FARGO, N.D. — For many, Labor Day weekend is a mini vacation but for others, like first responders, it’s any other day on the job. KVRR’s Jessie Cohen tells us about a nationwide effort from Olive Garden to say thank you for their hard work. With hours upon hours of hard work, Fargo firefighters are hungry for more than just…

Felony Charges Dropped Against Father and Son Arrested for 210 Pounds of Marijuana

Christopher Conkey and Robert Smith were charged after a traffic stop west of Mandan on I–94

MANDAN, N.D. — Felony charges are dropped against a father and son arrested in February after 210 pounds of marijuana was seized from their pickup. Christopher Conkey and Robert Smith were charged after a traffic stop west of Mandan on I–94. Conkey is from Oregon and Smith is from Washington state. Attorneys for the pair filed motions to suppress evidence…

20-Year-Old Fargo Man Critically Hurt in I-94 Crash Early Sunday Morning

The SUV then ricocheted to the left, crossing three lanes before hitting the median barrier

FARGO, N.D. — A 20–year–old Fargo man was critically hurt in a single–vehicle crash on the Red River Bridge on I–94 early Sunday morning. The highway patrol says a SUV was eastbound when the vehicle veered to the right, leaving the road and striking a guardrail. The SUV then ricocheted to the left, crossing three lanes before hitting the median…

The Fargo Human Relations Commission Chair Welcomes New Members to Bring New Change

The group meets at the Fargo Public Library with members who have different vital roles in the community.

FARGO, N.D. — The Fargo Human Relations Commission is starting off a new year with new members and new ideas. The group meets at the Fargo Public Library with members who have different vital roles in the community. From the Fargo Police Departments community liaison officer, to different city of Fargo employees, to people who have lived in different countries,…

Department of Public Instruction Travels State Wide to Hear about School Safety Concerns

Behavioral health has been noted from the youngest students to the oldest in North Dakota.

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota’s Superintendent of Public Instruction and other state officials are traveling from city to city to hear the public’s school safety concerns. KVRR’s Jessie Cohen tells us about the forum held at Fargo South where parents, teachers, legislators and event students voiced their opinions. The state wants to know what your biggest concerns are about school…

Unite for Justice Rally Gathers Advocates Come to Fargo: Why they are Against Judge Kavanaugh

They feel with Kavanaugh in office,  human rights and the rights of workers, women and natives are in danger

FARGO, N.D. — Unite for Justice rallies are happening all over the country and two groups brought one to Fargo. KVRR’s Jessie Cohen explains why those who attended are trying to prevent Brett Kavanaugh from getting on the Supreme Court. “What do you have in a country if you don’t have a rule of law and if you don’t have…

Biggest Class in 5 Years Moves into Concordia with the Help of President Craft

The biggest class in recent years is also one of the most diverse with students from 19 countries and almost all 50 states

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Concordia College is moving in its largest freshman class in five years. But students and parents aren’t the only ones lugging heavy items up and down the stairs. President William Craft went from dorm to dorm helping new students and introducing them to the campus. The biggest class in recent years is also one of the most…