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Downtown Fargo memorial honors fallen homeless victims

"I think a lot of people don't recognize how many individuals are homeless on any given night within our community."

FARGO, N.D. — A service in Downtown Fargo honors the homeless who have lost their lives while having no place to call home. The Fargo-Moorhead Coalition to End Homelessness sets up the memorial every year on the winter solstice. The night symbolizes the longest night of the year which brings awareness to the cold and long winter nights the homeless…

Seniors receive a Christmas carol caravan

Local church brings holiday cheer to assisted living facility

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — A caroling caravan brings some Christmas cheer to a local senior living facility. People throughout the community lined up in their vehicles to let residents at Edgewood Vista Assisted Living know that they deserve a holiday “pick me up” with some festive songs. The leader of the caravan is a pastor at Living Waters Lutheran Church….

School bus driver found not guilty in bus crash that injured 18 kids

The incident sent five children aboard the bus to the hospital with serious injuries, one suffering a broken back.

WAHPETON, N.D. —  After a year long battle, a judge has found a Wahpeton school bus driver not guilty in a crash that injured 18 children. The 70 year old driver, Michael Skroch was found not guilty of reckless driving after a train hit the bus in December of last year. The incident sent five children aboard the bus to…

NDSU celebrates the 2020 winter commencement virtually

A total of one thousand 44 undergrad and graduate students were part of the graduating class.

FARGO, N.D.- The virtual celebration included messages from NDSU President Dean Bresciani, Provost Margaret Fitzgerald and student speaker Darby Beyer. A total of one thousand 44 undergrad and graduate students from eight different colleges are part of the graduating class. Student speaker Darby Beyer says students graduating should be proud of what they’ve accomplished amid a very difficult year. “We are…

Fraternal Order of Police Red River Valley Lodge #1 hosts cops & kids shopping event

FARGO, N.D. — Law enforcement from West Fargo, Fargo, Cass County Sheriff’s Office and North Dakota Highway Patrol are working to make sure disadvantaged children have a brighter holiday season. Red River Valley Lodge #1 of the Fraternal Order of Police is hosting its 26th Annual Cops and Kids shopping event. The shopping spree took place at the WalMart on…

Moorhead church provides homemade meals to seniors drive thru style

About 150 people picked up meals.

MOORHEAD, Minn.- Members of the St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Moorhead delivers meals car side to Senior citizens. Every year, St. Joseph’s Catholic Church hosts a dinner event for Seniors citizens that includes wine, food and music. “Well this year because of COVID-19, we wanted to do something to connect with our seniors, but we knew obviously it had to…

Pet Connection: Meet Sadie

A saucy Siamese with personality to match her pretty face.

Siamese cats are widely known for their beauty, including their often-blue eyes and their lovely, distinctive markings, which come in a variety of shades. This week’s cat is more than just a pretty face, though. Sadie the Siamese comes to us from Homeward Animal Shelter, and Homeward’s Heather Klefstad says you’d never know she’s a senior kitty. She’s got the…

Fargo Public Schools Holiday Meal Baskets receives record number of donations

The third annual event is breaking records for the amount of families it's able to feed this holiday season

FARGO, N.D.- “We had a goal of 145 meals, and we were able to just surpass 200, so we’re just grateful for all the support from the community,” says Fargo Public School’s Student Wellness and Family Facilitator Supervisor Jen Sahr. The meal basket program is run by Fargo Public Schools’ Student Wellness and Family Facilitators who determine recipients based off…

Sanford Health and Essentia Health receive thank you cards from the community

United Way Cass Clay launched its High Fives for Healthcare Heroes campaign for people to write a card to healthcare workers.

FARGO, N.D.- United Way of Cass Clay delivers cards sent by community members to healthcare workers from Sanford Health and Essentia Health to say thank you to for all they do. Kayla Jossund has been working as a registered nurse at Essentia Health for two years. She says when COVID-19 first hit, a lot of uncertainty filled the hospitals because…

Cloverdale donates 840 hams to the Salvation Army

Families getting holiday hams during the tail-end of the national Pandemic

FARGO, N.D. – The Salvation Army is working with Hornbacher’s and Cloverdale to give out more than 800 hams this holiday season. Cloverdale, which usually gives roughly half a million dollars worth of food each year, is now doubling its holiday donation to the Salvation Army. That is because of a steep rise in families that need help this year….