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Red Ribbon Week brings awareness to growing drug problem among local youth

City Officials, Health Officials, and Law Enforcement are all working together to put a stop to the rise of the presence of fentanyl in our community and especially the impact that it’s having on our youth.

Fargo, N.D. (KVRR)- Counterfeit pills A growing problem among the youth in our community Brandon Blakney takes us inside the Red Ribbon Week discussion. Junior Highschool, seventh grade, eight grade, all the way up from High School through college, are falling victim to counterfeit pills overdose deaths.” Said Assistant Special Agent on drug enforcement Angela Von Trytek. City Officials, Health…

LIVE: FM Halloween Run

Consider it the training run to help you hit as many houses as possible trick-or-treating.

Is your kid already lacing up her tennis shoes to help her hit as many houses as possible trick-or-treating? Here’s a way you can keep up with her on the big night… and burn off some of the candy you’ve been snacking on all month long. The organizers of the Fargo Marathon are launching their first-ever FM Halloween run this…

LIVE: Monster Mash Trunk or Treat

Save yourself the door-to-door and gather for goodies in Moorhead this year.

Just days before Halloween, they’re summoning the monsters to gather in Moorhead’s city center… and you can be there too. The city’s parks and recreation department is holding its first-ever Monster Mash Trunk or Treat on October 28th. You can gather under the full moon with your little witches, hobgoblins, werewolves and vampires for candy, crafts, and games. It’s an…

Sandy’s Donuts Supports Ronald McDonald House with Stripes Special

  WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Sandy’s Donuts is supporting the Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Red River Valley with their Stripes Special. For each dozen of donuts sold, Sandy’s is donating $3 to the Ronald McDonald House Charities to help sick families and children who are receiving medical care. The iconic red and white stripes were put on…

Hope Inc. leads adaptive phy. ed. class in Hawley

HAWLEY, Minn. (KVRR) – Hope Inc. brings adaptive sports to Hawley Elementary School to show children the challenges of those who are differently abled. Six-year-old Kyler Kolbinger has Spina Bifida and is part of the organization’s sled hockey and wheelchair basketball and soccer teams. It’s his first year in school, so his parents and Hope Inc. decided playing adaptive soccer…

FM Orchestra Holds Costume Party

  FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — The Fargo Theater held A Costume Party with the Classics concert featuring the Fargo Moorhead Symphonic Orchestra to get people excited about music.  “Well, we call this our family matinee concert and it’s really for all ages. But of course, introducing the symphonic orchestra to younger students and children,” said Jane Capistran, the orchestra’s conductor….

Fargo Escape Room Offers a Fest of Fun Obstacles

"Escape Rooms are a great activity for everyone to enjoy."

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Fargo Escape Room shared its parking lot with a Travel Escape Room, Escape Goat Events, and Maria’s HomeStyle Mexican Food. “We all do things a little different so it is fun to get us all together and bring more fun to people. We have a couple of traveling escape experiences set up for people to…

People of all abilities take the stage at HOPE Inc. Fashion Show

"It gives them a chance to shine."

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) – Hope Inc.’s 10th Annual Fashion Show runway was filled with models of all ages, dressed to impress. Models ranging in ages 3 to 65 years old showcased the latest fashion, center stage at the Hope Inc. Fashion Show in Moorhead. “We had over 60 kids and adults come and strut their stuff on stage and have…

Spooky bowling tournament raises funds for Veterans Honor Flight of ND/MN

"This would not be possible without Sunset Lanes"

People in creative costumes gathered at Sunset Lanes in Moorhead to participate in a ‘Bowling for Veterans Spooky Bowling Tournament’ and to raise money for a good cause. The funds raised at the tournament go directly to helping send area veterans to Washington, D.C. to visit monuments raised in their honor. The tournament had open bowl and team bowling; $1…

United Way of Cass-Clay Raises Over $100,000 for Homeless Children

"United Way helps break the cycle of homelessness."

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Community members are giving back, donating funds to United Way of Cass-Clay.   “Today our goal is to raise $100,000 for our community. All dollars raised will benefit families and children right here in our community that are experiencing homelessness. Unfortunately on any given night in our community there are about 1,000 individuals who are homeless,” United…