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LIVE: Scarecrows in the Garden

We don't mean to scare you, but we're almost out of time in the garden.

Scary thought indeed: your green, gorgeous, and growing garden is probably weeks, if not days, away from the first frost (and maybe freeze) of the season. But this weekend you can scare off the end-of-summer sadness with a bunch of other gardening folks, and a great cause. “Scarecrows in the Garden” launches for its very first year on Saturday morning…

Food for a good cause at Hornbacher’s Gobble It Up For United Way

Fall is around the corner and local organizations are gearing up for a food fest to make sure people have enough food to eat.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) All Hornbacher’s locations in Fargo-Moorhead participated in the 14th Annual Hornbacher’s Gobble It Up for United Way of Cass Clay event. It’s an opportunity to grab a meal to go or eat it in the parking lot. For $5 each delicious meal consisted of a hot turkey sandwich, chips, ice cream and a pop or water. “Hornbacher’s…

Fargo’s Spirit of the Sandbagger monument honors flood fighters

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — A ribbon cutting ceremony is honoring the community’s acts of service in its efforts to fight floods. The City of Fargo joined the Fargo Lions Club in celebrating its 100 year anniversary and its contribution in raising $200,000 to build The Spirit of the Sandbagger monument. The donor-funded structure recognizes both the club as well as…

Lake Agassiz Habitat for Humanity raises wall for Benjamin family

"We've never had something stable like that to call ours."

DILWORTH, Minn. (KVRR) — From foster care to home ownership. With the help of Lake Agassiz Habitat for Humanity, the Benjamin family will soon get to call this house a home. “It represents home and I know that’s probably a normal thing, but I think home to me is a family unit. Somewhere we all can call our own place….

United Way Cass Clay begins Community Kickoff campaign

The goal is to show people what it means to truly Live United.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — United Way of Cass-Clay is hoping to inspire people throughout the metro to help give back to their community. Through its Community Kickoff campaign, the organization hopes to reach as many people as possible and raise funds for the lives positively impacted by United Way. The goal is to show people what it means to truly…

West Fargo Fire Dept. using Light The Night to honor fallen firefighters

West Fargo Fire Department is inviting the community to join in a week-long celebration to honor fallen firefighters.

WEST FARGO, ND (KVRR) – The West Fargo Fire Department is inviting the community to join in a week-long celebration to honor fallen firefighters. National Fallen Firefighters Foundation’s “Light the Night” will be held September 26th through October 3rd. Fire department stations across the country will turn on red lights to recognize firefighters who have fallen in the line of…

Fargo’s First House Project Revealed at Bonanzaville

Fargo's very first house gets a major facelift at Bonanzaville in West Fargo.

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Fargo’s very first house gets a major facelift at Bonanzaville in West Fargo. Within the last weeks, a major restoration plan with over three years of drafting and funding, was completed on the house. The big reveal includes new wood work done by hand in order to preserve the original work that was put in…

West Fargo Police hear from the community at Coffee With A Cop

Police officers in West Fargo sat down with people from the community to enjoy some cookies and good conversation

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Police officers in West Fargo sat down with people from the community to enjoy some cookies and good conversation West Fargo Police had their second Coffee with a Cop at Deaner’s Diner. The program is designed to increase understanding between people and the police. “It’s just an opportunity for us to get out and engage…

Moorhead veteran gets surprised for 100th birthday with drive-by celebration

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) — Family, friends and even strangers came together Saturday afternoon to celebrate the 100th birthday of a U.S. Navy veteran from Moorhead. Reflecting on previous birthdays, Martin Pelkey says there isn’t one in particular that stands out. “It’s been one right after the other,” he laughed. Until now, that is. With tears in his eyes, Pelkey reluctantly…

Below Zero Wrestling Hosts Former WWE World Champion

Fargo-based Below Zero Wrestling hosted a wrestling seminar with a special guest who is a former WWE Tag Team World Champion.

FARGO, ND (KVRR) — Below Zero Wrestling invited former WWE World Champion Eugene A.K.A Nick Dinsmore to teach a seminar about professional wrestling and showcase aspiring wrestlers. “I like to be able to give back to the professional wrestling business by training the new and upcoming stars that i think everybody wants to see some day on TV,” said Nick…