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Fargo VA trunk-or-treat event helps raise awareness of services for veterans

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Superheroes, princesses, and even a couple of mad scientists are in town. Fargo VA Hospital held its first-ever “trunk or treat” event Tuesday evening to help get the word out about its services and gather people in a safe and socially-distanced way. Employees from more than a dozen VA programs including homelessness, healthcare, suicide prevention and…

Dairy Queen’s Miracle Treat Day returns Thursday

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Dairy Queen is bringing back its Miracle Treat Day Thursday to help Sanford Children’s Hospital. For each Blizzard treat bought, $1 or more will be donated to Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. Since 1984, Dairy Queen has raised over $72 million for the hospitals through Miracle Treat Day and similar campaigns.  The money will be used…

LIVE: Get Your Own Audrey Two

Don't worry, they start off much too small to ACTUALLY eat people.

A local garden store and plant nursery is turning into a real-life Little Shop of Horrors, just in time for the Halloween holiday. Fargo’s Baker Garden and Gift is teaching classes on how to care for carnivorous plants — and you can get in on the bloody good time. They cover carnivorous monkey cups and other pitcher plants, sundews, and…

People Rally To Support Local Surgeon After His Termination

Dr. Jeff Horak served the Fergus Falls community for 15 years

FERGUS FALLS, Minn. (KVRR) — “He obviously had and still has the community supporting him,” said one speaker. Dozens have shown up today here at N.P. Park in Fergus Falls in support of Dr. Jeffrey Horak, Horak was a surgeon in this community for 15 years before being terminated because of some comments at a school board meeting. “You know…

Getting (Witch)Crafty: Making a Spooky Spellbook

Can we make Pinterest-worthy dream decor out of old textbooks and decoupage? Or is this thing destined for the dumpster?

If you’re a dedicated Halloween haunter whose decorating instincts have been stymied by this season’s supply-chain woes, you’re not alone. Halloween decor has been scarce in local stores, and the big day is almost here. Fortunately, the Morning Show is here to help. If you can’t buy your Halloween decor, why not try making it, instead? Armed with way too…

NDSU attracts dozens for games and free candy

It's no secret kids love costumes and candy and thankfully, there was plenty of both at Boo at NDSU.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — “The children are having a great time connecting with our athletes, fraternities and sororities, our residence hall groups and just the students that are here to welcome them, they’ve been so excited,” said Leadership Development and Residency Personnel Jen Kacere. Kids racked up on all kinds of candy, played games and were given free admission to…

Law enforcement working to collect pills off the streets at Drug Take Back Day

As Red Ribbon Week continues, Moorhead Police are working to rid our communities of narcotics.

Moorhead, MN, (KVRR)- Officers set up drug take back stands at both Hornbachers locations in Moorhead, where people were encouraged to drop off pills to be destroyed by the DEA. This is an event they do twice a year, once in the spring and once in the fall. They typically bring in around 70 to 100 pounds of pills. Officer…

Protesters with opposing viewpoints take to Veteran’s Memorial Bridge

Activists on different sides of issues like vaccine mandates and police brutality take to the streets in Moorhead to voice their opinions.

Moorhead, MN, (KVRR)- “You can tell with what’s going on in our country it continues to build on both sides, so we’re just taking a stand for freedom,” said Ed Hirchanson of the Freedom Rally. “Right now they’re screaming freedom, they’re saying that they’re against fascism, they’re against government, but they’re saying they’re against government while holding the American flag…

Red Ribbon Week brings awareness to growing drug problem among local youth

City Officials, Health Officials, and Law Enforcement are all working together to put a stop to the rise of the presence of fentanyl in our community and especially the impact that it’s having on our youth.

Fargo, N.D. (KVRR)- Counterfeit pills A growing problem among the youth in our community Brandon Blakney takes us inside the Red Ribbon Week discussion. Junior Highschool, seventh grade, eight grade, all the way up from High School through college, are falling victim to counterfeit pills overdose deaths.” Said Assistant Special Agent on drug enforcement Angela Von Trytek. City Officials, Health…