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LIVE: FM Area Houseplants

Feed me, Seymour.

It’s a trend that started growing in earnest when the pandemic hit. Now, houseplant aficionados are propagating their obsession with a new Facebook group that’s really blossoming. The group “FM Area Houseplants” got started about a year ago. These days, page administrators say they’re adding about a hundred new members a week. There, you can get the scoop on where…

Local business encourages COVID-19 vaccinations by offering shoppers discounts

"We encourage everyone to get vaccinated so they don't have to go through what our family has gone through and at the same time to help our business community to get back to business as usual."

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) — Due to the pandemic, one local business owner is facing even tougher challenges after losing a family member to COVID-19. After taking full ownership of his family’s record store, Brady Bredell, Owner of Mother’s in Moorhead is encouraging people in the community to follow COVID-19 guidelines and to get vaccinated. “My dad recently passed away from…

Great Plains Mobile Food Pantry serving rural communities

The goal is to provide assistance to families in rural communities hardest hit by the pandemic

FELTON, Minn. (KVRR) — The Great Plains Mobile Food Pantry is handing a helping hand to families in need throughout Clay County. The truck dropped off food at multiple churches in Barnesville, Hawley, Ulen and other stops. The goal is to provide assistance to families in rural communities hardest hit by the pandemic. Great Plains Regional Services Manager Anna Johnson…

Walz And Pawlenty Get COVID-19 Vaccine As Minnesota Hits Milestone

Former Gov. Tim Pawlenty (R) and Gov. Tim Walz (D) get the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 VaccineST. PAUL, Minn. — A milestone in Minnesota: one million Minnesotans have completed the vaccination process. It comes on the same day Gov. Tim Walz and former Gov. Tim Pawlenty each got the single-shot Johnson & Johnson vaccine at the Vikings’ Twin Cities Orthopedics…

Essentia Health expands vaccine eligibility

People 16 years of age or older will be eligible

NORTH DAKOTA & MINNESOTA (KVRR) – More North Dakotans and Minnesotans are eligible to sign up and receive their COVID-19 vaccinations. Essentia Health is allowing all people living in North Dakota who are 16 years of age or older to receive their vaccines. However, anyone living in Minnesota who is over the age of 16 is able to schedule a…

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz delivers 3rd “State of the State” Address

Gov. Walz discusses COVID-19, police accountability and helping Minnesotans most affected throughout the pandemic.

MANKATO, Minn. (KVRR) — Minnesota Governor Tim Walz delivers his third State of the State Address. Governor Tim Walz begins his State of the State Address by announcing a major COVID-19 vaccination milestone. “More than 1.5 million Minnesotans have received the vaccine. Over 80 percent of seniors have been vaccinated, outperforming the rest of the nation,”(D) Minnesota Governor Tim Walz…

Pet Connection: Meet Saint

He's the longest rescue animal at Kritter Krazy, in more ways than one.

Last weekend, a lot of you were probably spending your St. Patrick’s Day celebrating in downtown Fargo. In spite of St. Patrick’s famous snake-ridding skills, there’s one in our region no one’s managed to move along yet. And this Saint — a Ball python — has the patience of a Saint. He’s Kritter Krazy’s longest rescue, having been there without…

Essentia Health And Altru Are Opening Up COVID-19 Vaccines To More People

FARGO & GRAND FORKS, N.D.(KVRR) — Essentia Health is making it easier for everyone to schedule a COVID-19 vaccine appointment. They are asking both patients and non-patients to visit MyChart online if you meet your state’s current eligibility criteria for the shots. MyChart was previously only available to patients of Essentia Health. If you do not have online access, you…