Moorhead

Hope, Inc. hosts basketball program for children of all abilities

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) – It’s basketball on wheels. “They deserve the same opportunity any other child does,” said Hope, Inc. Recreation Director Bill Grommseth. “It’s just great to see the kids together forming friendship,” he went on to say.  Basketball is a universal sport that everyone can participate in. Hope, Inc. is making sure that every child has that chance…

Pet Connection: Meet Bogart

Talk about tall, dark, and handsome.

A big star is making his debut this morning on Pet Connection. With rugged appeal and good looks, big guy Bogart is a mastiff cross who made his way to Homeward Animal Shelter via a brief stop first at the local animal pound. As you can see from the video of him with Homeward’s Heather Klefstad, Bogart is a lot…

LIVE: Wrangling Wild Cucumbers

It's a jungle out there.

There’s an invasive force taking over one of the region’s most popular parks, and city leaders need your help to fight it off. The adversary doesn’t come armed with teeth, claws or armor. Nor can it run you down. Heck, it isn’t even particularly well-camouflaged. So why, may you ask, is it going to be so hard to conquer? Answer:…

Biden Taps Former Fargo Police Chief as CBP Nominee

Chris Magnus served as Fargo's police chief before stints in Tucson and Richmond, Calif.

President Biden will tap Tucson, Arizona, police chief Chris Magnus as nominee to head U.S. Customs and Border Protection on Monday, when he is slated to announce nominations for several top immigration and Department of Homeland Security roles, a White House official confirmed to Fox News. Magnus currently serves as the chief of police for the City of Tucson and previously spent time at the helm of…

Minnesota State Weightlifting Championships

Moorhead high school hosted championships for the first time.

FARGO, N.D.-(KVRR) The Moorhead Spuds hosted the Minnesota State Weightlifting Championship for the first time in the school’s history. KVRR’s Clare Allen gives a look at what took place on the girl’s team. “It empowers you like nothing else. “It makes me feel strong,” Seniors Carleigh Vedder and Mackenzie Neuhalfen said.  These girls put the “M” in muscle. The Moorhead…

Sen. Amy Klobuchar stops in Moorhead to address scams targeting seniors

Tips on how to avoid falling victim to a scam are below

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) – Sen. Amy Klobuchar and Moorhead Mayor Shelly Carlson address a problem that’s grown exponentially throughout the pandemic: scams targeting seniors. “This is on the rise once again and it could get worse,” Klobuchar said at a press conference Thursday morning. Older Americans lose an estimated $3 billion every year from financial scams, according to AARP. The…

West Fargo School Lunch Repack Pilot Program deemed a success

A total of 134 servings were repackaged and 116 were claimed

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – The West Fargo Public School District has wrapped up a pilot program aimed at repacking leftover lunch meals and distributing them to students in need. Officials say the School Lunch Repack Pilot Program has been a big success. Over the past month, 86% of the repacked servings were claimed by students. Liberty Middle School’s food…

Rochester woman charged in attack on U.S. Capitol

MINNEAPOLIS – FBI agents arrested a Rochester woman on charges connected to the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol. She is 39-year-old Victoria White. The Capitol insurrection by a mob of Trump supporters left five people dead, including a Capitol police officer, and about 138 other officers injured. White is the second Minnesotan to be charged in the attack….

Vigil at MSUM honors those recently killed in Atlanta shootings

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) – Eight candles sat side by side at the MSUM Campus Mall Wednesday afternoon; each one representing a person whose life was recently taken during the Atlanta shootings. “It’s really bothering me and I just feel really angry towards what happened. Look at those innocent victims,” said Dr. Gongjun Shi. Shi is an NDSU research specialist and…

LIVE: Help From Home, for a Six-Year-Old with Brain Cancer

Let's send her a little love and support, Red-River-Valley-style.

If you’ve ever spent any time in the hospital, you know that pretty much all you’re thinking about is getting home again. But 6-year-old Ava Berthiaume isn’t battling back against the brain cancer, that struck 3 years ago, in a bed at nearby Sanford or Essentia. She’s stuck in a faraway hospital in Memphis, Tennesee as part of a trial…