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MSUM Welcomes New U.S. Citizens with Naturalization Ceremony

Over 100 new U.S. citizens from 34 different countries were naturalized at the ceremony

MOORHEAD, MN–MSUM is taking the time to welcome new U.S. citizens. Over 100 new U.S. citizens from 34 different countries were naturalized at MSUM’s Naturalization Ceremony. Individuals were asked to stand as their home countries were called. The United States District Court, District of Minnesota, naturalized the new citizens. Categories: Community, Minnesota News, Moorhead Tags: countries, minnesota, Minnesota State University…

LIVE: Dancing with the Doctors

Partner up with Sanford docs and help put a stop to substance abuse.

It’s a nighttime event coming up you’re sure to want to put on your pas-de-deux list. Dancing with the Doctors is coming up next Tuesday, September 18th, and it couldn’t come in a more timely fashion. Fargo police just announced that the number of overdoses, including one fatality, in the last 6 weeks is equal to the total number they’ve…

Red River Zoo Practices Positive Reinforcement When Training its Otters

The majority of the zoo's training helps with veterinarian procedures

FARGO– The Red River Zoo takes pride in educating its visitors on the wide variety of animals available to see, including its North American River Otters. “They are not a threatened or endangered animal but they give us many opportunities to talk to people about the role that otters may play in an ecosystem,” Red River Zoo executive director Sally…

Hundreds of Kids Help to “Reforest the Red”

they planted more than 4,500 trees

FARGO, N.D. — The River Keepers bring hundreds of people together to reforest patches along the Red River. In fact, they found just the right rhythm while planting 4,500 trees and shrubs to areas along the Red River in under 24 hours. “It’s very difficult for this area to naturally regenerate. Deer is one thing and heavy waters is another at certain times…

Local Students Receive Mental Health Assistance Courtesy of United Way

Part of $6 million raised last year went towards mental health initiatives

FARGO, N.D. — Last year, United Way of Cass–Clay raised a record $6 million. As part of its mission, the organization used a portion of those funds to help education in Cass and Clay Counties. “If we prepare children to succeed, we can really accomplish all of our bold community goals. The foundation is making sure that young people have what…

Metallica Donates $10,000 to Great Plains Food Bank

They were at the Alerus Center on Saturday

FARGO, N.D. — Metallica did a lot more than sing and rock the Alerus Center in Grand Forks this past weekend. The band also donated $10,000 to Great Plains Food Bank. Metallica is stopping at 33 cities on their “WorldWired” tour. They will donate to one food bank at each stop in conjunction with their All Within My Hands Foundation. Metallica…

Moorhead’s Anne Carlsen Center is Minnesota’s First

There are seven in North Dakota

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Minnesota has its very first Anne Carlsen Center. The center is a non–profit providing services to those with developmental disabilities. It specializes in a number of therapies for kids with disabilities from speech and language therapy to occupational and mental health services. Even though the Moorhead location is brand new, their phones are already ringing off the hook….

Rollover Collision Results in Minor Injuries, Traffic Delays in South Fargo

A driver was cited for disobeying traffic control signals in the collision

FARGO, N.D. — Crews from the Fargo Police and Fire Department responded to a rollover collision that slowed down traffic at a busy Fargo intersection. A Fargo Police spokesperson said that a vehicle ran through a red light at the corner of 45 Street and 15th Avenue South, and another vehicle collided with it shortly after. The driver was cited…

Grand Forks Air Force Base Investigating Death of Airman

A news release from the base says Airman First Class Christian Clark, a native of Monroe, Georgia, was found dead Sept. 6th.

Grand Forks, N.D. (KNOX) – An airman at the Grand Forks Air Force Base has been found dead in his dorm room. A news release from the base says Airman First Class Christian Clark, a native of Monroe, Georgia, was found dead Sept. 6th. Clark was a high-frequency global communications system operations technician. Clark joined the Air Force in January…

Big Iron Brings Ag Leaders and Policy Makers Together to Discuss the Effects of the Farm Bill and Trade

Many saying there is not one order for soybeans this year giving them no destination to move their harvested crops

WEST FARGO, N.D. — The largest farm show in the upper Midwest is bringing hundreds from across the region and around the world to West Fargo. KVRR’s Jessie Cohen tells us how the farm bill and trade are affecting agricultural business and the products being harvested this fall. As they check out some of the new machinery, farmers and ranchers…