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You can still help Children’s Miracle Network even though Miracle Treat Day is cancelled

MOORHEAD, MN – The Dairy Queen Miracle Treat Day that happens every year has been cancelled due to the Coronavirus, but there are still other ways to help out this year at Dairy Queen. At participating Dairy Queens, you can purchase Miracle Baloon coupons for $1 and get $2 back in coupons. You can also participate in the Round Up…

Two MSUM student-athletes test positive for COVID-19

MOORHEAD, MN — Two student-athletes at Minnesota State University – Moorhead have tested positive for COVID-19. MSUM Athletic Director Doug Peters confirms that exposure took place off campus. The student-athletes were tested because someone they worked with tested positive. Both student-athletes work in different places. Procedures are in place to screen athletes daily prior to them being allowed into a…

El Zagal Shrine Circus, West Fargo Police Department to award bikes to kids in the FM area

West Fargo Police will randomly select 12 completed pictures and announce the winners on August 5.

WEST FARGO, N.D.–The El Zagal Shrine Circus isn’t letting the COVID-19 pandemic stop them from giving deserving kids in the FM area something to remember. Organizers at the Circus along with KVRR have donated 12 children’s bikes to the West Fargo Police Department to give away. The bikes would normally have been awarded at the Circus. In order to fairly…

Previewing Fargo Brewing Company’s Remodel

The remodel is a massive overhaul that fully utilizes all of the space in the building. It includes a new taproom, an outdoor patio space, a concert hall, and a food truck.

FARGO, ND – Fargo Brewing Company is undergoing a facelift, with a few surprises in store for customers when it’s finished. “There really was no, like, ‘In ten years this is what this will look like.’ With this thing it was just like ‘Let’s just get it up and running and see where it goes’ and we’ve discovered that this…

“Donate Life” rocks placed across town help promote organ donation

HORACE, N.D. — Two women multiple states apart are brought together by a common goal: spreading awareness of the importance of organ donation. Terri Reed of Colorado Springs and Sarah Fisher of Horace both lost their sons at just 22 years old. Both Travis Wagner and Cameron Bolton’s organs have helped save lives. To promote conversations surrounding organ donation, Reed…

Mapleton community pulls together for young girl recovering from heart surgery

Brooklyn Gjevre was born with a heart defect that was discovered when she was 18 months old

MAPLETON, N.D. — After undergoing open heart surgery at the Children’s Hospital in Minneapolis, it was a special welcome home for a girl with a special heart. “It’s ironic. Her heart is so big, and that’s what needed to be repaired,” said Brooklyn Gjevre’s former teacher Kayla Dornfeld. Nine-year-old Brooklyn was born with a rare congenital heart defect. Three years…

West Fargo City Commission Approves New Police Chief

The West Fargo City Commission approved the recommendation to hire Denis Otterness

WEST FARGO, N.D. — West Fargo has a new police chief and it is Denis Otterness. The West Fargo City Commission approved the recommendation by City Administrator Tina Fisk. Otterness started his career as an officer with West Fargo Police Department. He is currently the Montana State University – Billings Police Department Chief of Police and Emergency Management Director,. He’s…