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Hope, Inc. hosts basketball program for children of all abilities

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) – It’s basketball on wheels. “They deserve the same opportunity any other child does,” said Hope, Inc. Recreation Director Bill Grommseth. “It’s just great to see the kids together forming friendship,” he went on to say.  Basketball is a universal sport that everyone can participate in. Hope, Inc. is making sure that every child has that chance…

Fargo entrepreneur honors his family with Uncle Charlie’s Gourmet Snacks

A small black-owned business is taking snacking to a whole new level with unique gourmet flavors on a classic Midwestern treat.

  FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – A small black-owned business is taking snacking to a whole new level with unique gourmet flavors on a classic Midwestern treat. “Everyone and every bag gets their own personal slice of heaven that no one else can get to,” Uncle Charlie’s Gourmet Snacks Owner Clayton Cottman said. Uncle Charlie’s has a variety of flavors including…

Pet Connection: Meet Bogart

Talk about tall, dark, and handsome.

A big star is making his debut this morning on Pet Connection. With rugged appeal and good looks, big guy Bogart is a mastiff cross who made his way to Homeward Animal Shelter via a brief stop first at the local animal pound. As you can see from the video of him with Homeward’s Heather Klefstad, Bogart is a lot…

NDSU Fraternity Taking No Breaks In Three Days Of Swing-A-Thon Fundraising

Tau Kappa Epsilon is raising money for Saint Jude's Research for 72 hours straight

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – For the next three days non-stop, North Dakota State University’s Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity is hosting a Swing-A-Thon on the corner of University Drive and 12th Avenue North. They’re making an effort to collect as much money as they can for Saint Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Frat president Aiden Ulmer loves the work they do and…

NDSU raises food insecurity awareness

"More Than a Meal: Fighting Hunger Near and Far" focuses on the global scale of food insecurity

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — NDSU hosts a virtual event to bring awareness to food insecurity. “More Than a Meal: Fighting Hunger Near and Far” focuses on the global scale of food insecurity. Professor of Plant Science and Founding Director of the Global Institute of Food Security and International Agriculture, Dr. Kalidas Shetty says over a billion people suffer from a…

LIVE: Wrangling Wild Cucumbers

It's a jungle out there.

There’s an invasive force taking over one of the region’s most popular parks, and city leaders need your help to fight it off. The adversary doesn’t come armed with teeth, claws or armor. Nor can it run you down. Heck, it isn’t even particularly well-camouflaged. So why, may you ask, is it going to be so hard to conquer? Answer:…

Diocese of Crookston Bishop removed by Pope

CROOKSTON, MINN. (KVRR) – Pope Francis accepted the resignation of Bishop Michael Hoeppner of the Diocese of Crookston. Hoeppner is facing allegations of covering up sexual abuse claims. The Diocese released a statement saying, “Bishop Hoeppner’s resignation arose from reports that he had at times failed to observe applicable norms when presented with allegations of sexual abuse involving clergy of…