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Pet Connection: Meet Bella

Bella is aptly named. And she's just as brainy as she is beautiful.

And we’re not saying she’s smart just because she laughs at Emily’s jokes, right on cue. Bella and her rescue worker, CAARE avian rescue worker Casey Backlund, stopped by the KVRR morning show for a live in-studio interview about what it takes to successfully adopt an umbrella cockatoo, which is what Bella is. Bella is only 15 years, which is…

Two Rescued in Fergus Falls Apartment Fire

Three people can't return to their homes after an overnight fire

FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — Two people were rescued after fire broke out in an apartment building in Fergus Falls. While most of the people are able to head back to their homes, a few apartment units are still blocked off after heavy smoke damage. Three people can’t return to their homes after an overnight fire. Crews were called to 1110…

The Red River Valley’s Sweet Spot: Moorhead DQ Open for Business

The famous restaurant is open for its 68th consecutive year at the corner of Eighth Street and Main Avenue

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The community celebrated the opening of the Moorhead Dairy Queen for the season. Customers braved a chilly day for their first chance at savoring their favorite treats at the iconic restaurant. The first day at the Moorhead Dairy Queen is an annual rite of passage for many in the community. For those who work there, opening day…

North Dakota Lawmakers’ Reaction to President Trump’s Address to Congress

President Trump wrapped up his first speech in front of a joint session of congress and fellow Republican lawmakers from North Dakota say they are inspired by his speech. Kelly Wang reports from Washington

WASHINGTON D.C. — President Trump wrapped up his first speech in front of a joint session of congress. He outlined his plans on immigration, health care and the budget. Fellow Republican lawmakers from North Dakota say they are inspired by his speech. “It was so great to have a president who didn’t apologize for American exceptionalism,” said Rep. Kevin Cramer….

K9 Officer Regional Meet Scheduled in Fargo

Local authorities hope those who visit the event will get a whole new perspective on what K9 units are all about

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo has been chosen to host a three day regional K9 service dog meet. More than 70 police dogs will show up to the Region 12 United States Police Canine Association gathering. Moorhead hosted the same meet-up about 10 years ago. Local authorities hope those who visit the event will get a whole new perspective on what…

Fargo Churches Putting a Twist on Traditional Ash Wednesday Services

Ashes To-Go and Glitter Ash Were Offered on Ash Wednesday in Fargo

FARGO, N.D. — Some churches in Fargo put a twist on the traditional Ash Wednesday this year. If you were driving down Broadway this afternoon, you may have seen a few Fargo clergy members along the road. St. Mark’s Lutheran Church and Faith United Methodist Church teamed up to provide “Ashes To–Go”. This allowed people to walk up or drive…

South Korean Piano Trio Stops by Davies High School

The Ahn Trio performed a number of songs for a Davies High School music class

FARGO, N.D. — A well-known piano trio from South Korea met with a group of high schoolers in south Fargo. The Ahn Trio performed a number of songs for a Davies High School music class, including their rendition of Purple Rain. In between songs, Lucia, Maria and Angela Ahn answered questions about their start and the music industry. They also…

Discovery Middle School Bands Together to Support Classmate

Wristbands were sold to help pay for a fellow classmate's surgery

FARGO, N.D. — A Fargo student is getting help from his school to receive a critical medical procedure. Griffin Walker, an eighth grader at Discovery Middle School, has a rare birth defect, which causes him to have seizures. The staff at the school is selling “Team Griffin” wristbands for a minimum donation of $2. The faculty says that they are…

Gifted First Graders of Lewis and Clark Give Gifts of Their Own

The students collected more than 500 teddy bears to give to children in need

First graders in the Gifted and Talented Program at Lewis and Clark Elementary gave a gift of their own. The students asked for teddy bear donations from the community to give to children involved in crises After collecting for a little over a week, the total number of stuffed animals collected is 552. The Fargo Fire Department and the Fargo…

Moorhead Man Charged in Bar Altercation in Dent

Authorities arrested 23-year-old Cody Ridley after he was thrown out of the Dugout Bar in Dent last weekend

  DENT, Minn. — A Moorhead man is facing a charge of making terroristic threats after an incident at a bar. Authorities arrested 23-year-old Cody Ridley after he was thrown out of the Dugout Bar in Dent last weekend. They say Ridley told a woman at the bar that he could “mess up” her husband for $200 and said he…