Author: Maxime Isaac

MSUM Official Goes to Vigil for Daunte Wright

A vigil for Daunte Wright being held at the North Hennepin Community College in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota.

BROOKLYN PARK, Minn. (KVRR) — An Minnesota State University Moorhead official joined others at a vigil for Daunte Wright. “While this didn’t happen in Moorhead, being a part of MinnState the system-wide, it felt imperative to come down,” MSUM Director of Diversity & Inclusion Jered Pigeon said. A vigil for Daunte Wright being held at the North Hennepin Community College…

Website helps businesses report people who don’t show up for job interviews

NORTH DAKOTA (KVRR) – North Dakota Job Service is upgrading a link to help out employers. It helps employers report anyone who doesn’t return back to work or anyone who is a no-call no-show for job interviews. The report has been usually filed over the phone but is now accessible online. The Job Service Communication Strategy Manager says the investigation…

NDSU Opens Second Vaccination Clinic

Sanford Health provides 1,000 doses of Pfizer vaccines to NDSU

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — North Dakota State University opens its second vaccination site on campus. “When the CDC and FDA announcement came out about the pause in the Johnson and Johnson vaccine administration, they switched very quickly over to the Pfizer vaccine,” NDSU Department of Public Health Project Coordinator Kylie Hall said. The university swapped vaccines at the last minute…

NDSU raises food insecurity awareness

"More Than a Meal: Fighting Hunger Near and Far" focuses on the global scale of food insecurity

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — NDSU hosts a virtual event to bring awareness to food insecurity. “More Than a Meal: Fighting Hunger Near and Far” focuses on the global scale of food insecurity. Professor of Plant Science and Founding Director of the Global Institute of Food Security and International Agriculture, Dr. Kalidas Shetty says over a billion people suffer from a…

Essentia Health & Sanford Health share how J&J vaccine pause impacts ND & MN

"The incidents out of 6.8 million doses only have six reported cases. Again, it's exceedingly rare and how to even know if the two are related."

NORTH DAKOTA & MINNESOTA (KVRR) – As the FDA and CDC pause the Johnson and Johnson vaccine, local health care facilities are following their guidance. “The incidents out of 6.8 million doses only have six reported cases. Again, it’s exceedingly rare and how to even know if the two are related,” Essentia Health Chief Medical Officer Dr. Richard Vetter said….

North Dakota women speak out against bill to cut NDSU funding

The group is concerned about what they call broad language in the legislation.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — North Dakota women are speaking out against a recent amendment that could cut funding for programs at North Dakota State University. The Legislature is pushing to prohibit the university from funneling federal grant money to Planned Parenthood for sex education. Women from NDSU, University of North Dakota and women advocacy groups came together to speak on…

Gearing up for April snow

While Public Works are securing the streets, the public can head over to Mac's Hardware Store for winter gear

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Just when we thought the sun was sticking around, snow is back into the North Dakota sky. “We can clean up and let mother nature take it away,” Fargo Public Works Supervisor Lee Anderson said. Mother Nature switching it up once again here in North Dakota. From warm spring temperatures to snowy weather. Forcing North Dakotans…

North Dakotans Dive in Icy Waters for Polar Plunge

"We're here at the Polar Plunge, where the community and law enforcement come together to raise money for Special Olympics."

FARGO, N.D. — It’s technically spring, but people are still braving the winter weather and plunging into ice-cold water. “3….2….1….Whoa,” says the announcer as a plunger jumps into the water. The polar plunge makes a splash again here in North Dakota. “Today’s event is really just showing we are back and out and active again. We’re here at the Polar…

North Dakotans Cleans Up the Iwen Trails

Volunteers from the community gather together to help out with cleaning up the bike trails

FARGO, N.D. — After a windy winter, North Dakotans are putting on gloves and boots to clean up a local park! F-M Trailbuilders, a non-profit responsible for building the Iwen trails is calling for action. Volunteers from the community gather together to help out with cleaning up the bike trails. Children and adults volunteering throughout the morning by splitting up…

FM Diversion Project Awarded $67 million to raise portion of I-29

Federal, State, and local leaders revealed a major $67-million dollar bid to move forward with the I-29 road raise

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — The F-M Diversion Project is getting the green light to start work on Interstate 29. “Moorhead and Fargo and in Minnesota and North Dakota, our river doesn’t divide us, it unites us,” Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar said. Federal, state, and local leaders revealed a major $67 million bid to move forward with the I-29 road raise….