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Fargo North students launch mental health group

North High School seniors coming together to address an important issue

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Some high school students are taking small steps that will lead to new levels of acceptance and mental wellness for teens like them. “It’s 2021; it’s time we start normalization talking about mental health,” a senior said. A group of North High School students are speaking up about mental health and letting other teens know they don’t…

Hope, Inc. hosts basketball program for children of all abilities

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) – It’s basketball on wheels. “They deserve the same opportunity any other child does,” said Hope, Inc. Recreation Director Bill Grommseth. “It’s just great to see the kids together forming friendship”. Basketball is a universal sport that everyone can participate in. Hope, Inc. is making sure that every child has that chance to be a part of…

Fargo entrepreneur honors his family with Uncle Charlie’s Gourmet Snacks

A small black-owned business is taking snacking to a whole new level with unique gourmet flavors on a classic Midwestern treat.

  FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – A small black-owned business is taking snacking to a whole new level with unique gourmet flavors on a classic Midwestern treat. “Everyone and every bag gets their own personal slice of heaven that no one else can get to,” Uncle Charlie’s Gourmet Snacks Owner Clayton Cottman said. Uncle Charlie’s has a variety of flavors including…

Pet Connection: Meet Bogart

Talk about tall, dark, and handsome.

A big star is making his debut this morning on Pet Connection. With rugged appeal and good looks, big guy Bogart is a mastiff cross who made his way to Homeward Animal Shelter via a brief stop first at the local animal pound. As you can see from the video of him with Homeward’s Heather Klefstad, Bogart is a lot…

NDSU Fraternity Taking No Breaks In Three Days Of Swing-A-Thon Fundraising

Tau Kappa Epsilon is raising money for Saint Jude's Research for 72 hours straight

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – For the next three days non-stop, North Dakota State University’s Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity is hosting a Swing-A-Thon on the corner of University Drive and 12th Avenue North. They’re making an effort to collect as much money as they can for Saint Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Frat president Aiden Ulmer loves the work they do and…

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…

LIVE: Wrangling Wild Cucumbers

It's a jungle out there.

There’s an invasive force taking over one of the region’s most popular parks, and city leaders need your help to fight it off. The adversary doesn’t come armed with teeth, claws or armor. Nor can it run you down. Heck, it isn’t even particularly well-camouflaged. So why, may you ask, is it going to be so hard to conquer? Answer:…