Community

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…

City of Fargo Meets With Liberian Community

Prominent local authorities meet with the United Liberian Association of North Dakota

 FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — The City of Fargo hosted a summit with the Liberian Business Community. Small business owners expressing their needs to the local authorities from Fargo, West Fargo, and Moorhead. Fargo’s Director of Diversity Dr. Terry Hogan says the summit offers the Liberian Community information and resources. There was also a Q and A session to find out…

Public input wanted on making Fargo-Moorhead more bicycle and pedestrian friendly

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — The Fargo-Moorhead Metropolitan Council of Governments is looking for ways to make the Fargo-Moorhead area more bicycle and pedestrian friendly. Metro COG updates the Metropolitan Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan every five years. People are encouraged to take an online survey to share their recommendations for creating safer streets. A virtual open house took place Tuesday afternoon…

FMWF Chamber launches workforce initiative

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — FMWF Chamber has launched a workforce initiative aimed at helping people find suitable jobs and assisting local businesses in finding the right employees. Those with the Chamber believe the newly-launched digital platform called Ignite FMWF will be transformational in the way workers and employees find each other. “We have a lot of great individuals, companies, nonprofits,…

ND Main Street Summit Inspires Community Leaders Across the State

"We want North Dakota to be the place that attracts and retains workforce and families."

  WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Community leaders from around the state came together to hear about the Main Street Initiative.  Over 700 people gathered at the Rustad Recreation Center in West Fargo to hear from nationally renowned speakers and gain insight on how to create and pay for smart, efficient infrastructure. “The goal of the summit is really to…

NDSU Holds Indigenous Panel On Indigenous Peoples Day

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — In NDSU’s Memorial Union Oceti Sakowin Ballroom, Indigenous NDSU students and graduates tell their stories and talk about the importance of Indigenous representation in higher education. The panel spoke about each member’s time at NDSU as an Indigenous person and how this affected their education. It also served as the unofficial unveiling of the newly named…

Semi convoy helps raise money for Special Olympics North Dakota

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – The trucking industry is came together to help raise money for the Special Olympics North Dakota on Saturday. Law enforcement escorted 65 trucks on the 18-mile convoy route throughout Fargo beginning and ending at the Red River Valley Fairgrounds in West Fargo. The annual event is a celebration of the trucking industry, its partners and…

Fargo-Moorhead celebrates Indigenous Peoples’ Day

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – The cities of Fargo and Moorhead recognize Indigenous Peoples’ Day with a ceremony on the Veterans Memorial Bridge. Mayors Dr. Tim Mahoney of Fargo and Shelly Carlson of Moorhead spoke to honor the holiday. Fargo replaced Columbus Day back in 2015 and Moorhead recognized Indigenous People’s Day two years ago. A special ceremony also honored Native…