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Fargo Police host annual Fargo United event

"We're hoping to just build trust with anyone, all community members of all ages to let them know that we as a police department we really appreciate the community in general.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Fargo Police officers are trying to build positive relationships with the people they serve through their annual Fargo United event. Members of the Fargo Police Department are lacing up their shoes, not for work, but for a game of basketball. “We’re hoping to just build trust with anyone, all community members of all ages to let…

Hornbacher’s Check Out Hunger Raises $114,781 for Great Plains Food Bank

the funds will benefit Great Plains Food Bank

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — An annual fundraiser is breaking records and helping feed more people throughout the region. Hornbacher’s presenting a check for nearly $115,000 to the Great Plains Food Bank. That was $15,000 more than last year. The money was raised during the grocery chains annual Check Out Hunger campaign. It launched in 1994 and asks Hornbacher’s customers to…

Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine gets full FDA approval

The FDA has never before had so much evidence to judge a shot’s safety.

WASHINGTON (AP) – The U.S. has given full approval to the COVID-19 vaccine made by Pfizer. The Food and Drug Administration’s decision on Monday may help lift public confidence in vaccinations as the nation battles the most contagious coronavirus mutant yet. The FDA has never before had so much evidence to judge a shot’s safety. More than 200 million doses…

LIVE: Escape Room Murder Mystery at Ft. Sisseton

The pandemic was murder on recreation sites in the region... until they found a creative solution. Now you can be a part of it.

Lake City, S.D. — It was looking pretty bleak in terms of keeping visitor attractions going at Ft. Sisseton State Park during this pandemic. Then, they hit on the perfect solution. Murder. That’s the stroke of inspiration from state park manager Ali Jo Tonsfeldt, who figured out a murder mystery could be the perfect way to get guests back into…

Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch outdoor pop-up-shop benefits local at-risk children

The funds collected from the thrift store's sales help benefit local kids who have psychiatric, behavioral and trauma issues.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — An outdoor pop up shop sells one of a kind items for a good cause. The Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch Thrift Store let its customers take a closer look at their higher end online inventory by putting it on full display with their outdoor sale. The funds collected from the thrift store’s sales help benefit…

LIVE: Redhawks Honor Veterans at Honor Flight Game

The RedHawks will help give wings to our region's veterans at their game this Sunday afternoon.

It’s the Great American Pastime. And this Sunday, you can be part of it, while you help honor our region’s great American heroes. Sunday’s RedHawks game is dedicated to the Honor Flight of North Dakota/Minnesota and the veterans it serves. There will be a lot of military organizations on hand, and the retiring head of the region’s honor flight is…

UND recommends COVID vaccine to incoming students

The university is granting faculty members the authority to require masks in their classrooms.

GRAND FORKS (KFGO) – As students prepare to return to the University of North Dakota next week, UND President Andrew Armacost – in a message to the campus community – said getting vaccinated is the best defense against COVID-19. According to the UND website, anyone wishing to wear a mask is encouraged to do so. The university is granting faculty…