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Happy Hooligans partners with Wreaths Across America

For the 20th year since 9/11, the 119th Happy Hooligans Cadet Squadron of Civil Air Patrol will be working with Wreaths Across America to honor our fallen heroes.

HARWOOD, N.D. (KVRR) – For the 20th year, the 119th Happy Hooligans Cadet Squadron of Civil Air Patrol will be working with Wreaths Across America to honor our fallen heroes. To honor those who served and to teach children the value of freedom are values the Happy Hooligans want people to learn about this weekend. On December 18th the 119th…

Salvation Army’s Coats for Kids & Families drive begins Friday

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – KVRR is a proud sponsor of the Salvation Army’s annual Coats for Kids & Families drive. Beginning Friday, all Hornbacher’s locations across Fargo-Moorhead will accept new and gently used coats and winter apparel for children and families. Last year, the Salvation Army handed out more than 900 coats and more than 1,300 winter accessories. The biggest…

Pet Connection: Meet Milano

She's one smart cookie.

Talk about a sweet deal. There’s not much on this earth that’s better than a brand-new puppy. In fact, one of the only things better is a well-behaved brand new puppy — something that’s not so easy to come by. This week, we found one for you. Her name’s Milano, and she’s an eight-month-old German Shepherd mix from 4 Luv…

LIVE: Midwest Mediterranean

It's not as far out as you think.

A new book is bringing the Mediterranean to you right here in the Midwest. And before you say it can’t be done… the authors are from right here in the region. It’s a collection of 16 recipes plus observations from a group of Midwesterners about the Mediterranean diet. It covers its history, its agriculture, philosophy, ingredients, and lifestyle – and…

Full Interview: Former Rodriguez Juror Speaks Out

Shock and confusion. That's how Luke Lillehaugen describes what he felt when heard the judge overturned the federal death penalty sentence for Alfonso Rodriguez Jr.

One of the 12-person jury who convicted and sentenced sex offender Alfonso Rodriguez Jr. to death back in 2006 is speaking out. Luke Lillehaugen served on the jury through the entirety of the trial, which stretched on through much of the summer of 2006, three years after UND student Dru Sjodin disappeared from a Grand Forks Mall parking lot. Rodriguez…

Veterans Warrior Foundation holds 10th annual Veterans Warrior Ride

The annual celebration helps raise funds for military veterans.

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — An annual celebration helps raise funds for An annual celebration helps raise funds for military veterans in our community. The Veterans Warrior Foundation is helping honor military vets through its tenth annual Veterans Warrior Ride. Bikers and supporters came together to take a stroll throughout the metro while also helping raise funds through a silent…

Fargo North High School partners with Habitat for Humanity for first nail celebration

That partnership will help build a home for the Kester family.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — A local family’s wishes are coming true as high school students and Lake Agassiz Habitat for Humanity begin construction on their new home. With the help of Fargo North High school students, the Kester family is one step closer to becoming homeowners. “We’ve never done this with high school’s before, some other habitat affiliates have, but for…

Fallen Fargo Police officer’s children presented with education scholarship at Moorhead Cruise Night

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) – It was a special evening at Moorhead Cruise Night on Thursday for the family of fallen Fargo Police officer Jason Moszer. His kids were presented with a $3,000 scholarship to help them continue their educations. It was made possible through a partnership between Gateway Chevrolet and the founder of Moorhead Cruise Night Bill Bartholomay. Officer Moszer…

Pet Connection: Meet Bandit

Quick, spot the cutie who's up for adoption this week!

If you’re looking for a boy who can steal your heart, boy do we have the deal for you this morning. Meet Bandit, the Catahoula leopard dog. Homeward Animal Shelter’s Heather Klefstad introduces us to the 6-year-old sweetie this morning. He’s a cuddler and up to date with all his vaccinations, neutered, and house trained. His striking red-colored spotted coat…