Moorhead

A successful finish to Fargo Marathon week

It was capped off Saturday with the Full and Half Marathons.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Fargo Marathon week was another huge hit in the community. The Fargo Marathon brings in thousands of runners and supporters and the economic impact is substantial annually. “We’re going to be about 8,300, 8,400, people, just talking to the Convention Visitors Bureau people. Based on the kinda of average spend of people coming in, it’s going…

Fargo Marathon kicks off Day 2 of weekend races

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR)- Thousands of runners from all over the country are flowing into Fargo for the Fargo Marathon for various events, and the Fargo-Moorhead community showed up to cheer them on. It was a packed house in the Fargodome for the half and full marathons, some trained for months, many families and friends came out to support their runners….

Memory Café celebrates 5 years with a birthday party

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) -Memory Café is celebrating its 5th year of service at Bethel Church in Fargo. From pottery lessons and a fitness class to service dogs and live music, the Memory Café serves as a safe social gathering place where people experiencing mild to moderate memory loss come together. Organizers are excited to celebrate another year building relationships with…

Suspect being sought in early morning burglary and assault in south Moorhead

When officers arrived they found a man who had been beaten.

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KFGO/KVRR) – Moorhead police are investigating a burglary and assault that sent one person to the hospital. Officers responded to a disturbance just after 3:30 a.m. Wednesday in the 1300 block of 19 1/2 Street. When officers arrived they found a man who had been beaten. His injuries are not life-threatening. Police learned that the suspect, who was…

LIVE: EMS Week Kickoff

A hands-on demonstration from the folks who sometimes hold your life in their hands.

It’s your chance to get up-close and personal with some of the folks on the front lines of lifesaving in the region. It’s EMS Week, and to celebrate, the folks at Sanford Ambulance are holding an open house tonight to introduce you to their work and that of the other first responders in the region. You can check out their…

Moorhead man doing all he can to help people in Ukraine

The man who stopped his political campaign to help people in Ukraine has been in the country for over 40 days.

UKRAINE (KVRR) — The Moorhead man who stopped his political campaign to help people in Ukraine has been in the country for over 40 days. Mark Lindquist tells us he’s meeting with Ukrainian military leaders on the front lines in the eastern part of the country, his group is bringing them medical supplies, like burn bandages and chest seals. Lindquist…

F-M community gathers for Bans off our Bodies rally

Hundreds of thousands of people across the United States mark a "day of action" for abortion rights

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Many people in the F-M region share their thoughts. Dozens of pro-choice supporters were heard and seen chanting and marching through downtown Fargo, they had signs with many messages. Members of several organizations feel this is a potential crossroads. Rally participants say the crowd was much larger than the last protest and that was a promising…

From Minnesota to New Mexico: Firefighter Brings Decades Of Experience to Save Their Region

Unprecedented winds, extreme dryness.... all starting to sound very familiar to Bemidji-based Chris Weir-Koetter.

We used to think of wildfires as a phenomenon of the Western states. But after last year’s fires devastated some of the most beautiful parts of Minnesota, that is all changing. One person who’s known for a long time how dangerous wildfire can be is Bemidji’s Chris Weir-Koetter She’s been fighting fires for more than three decades, for the state…

LIVE: Facing White Supremacism

You might think it couldn't happen here. You would be incorrect.

A North Dakota nonprofit wants you to sit down with someone who’s stared into the face of white supremacy to find out why hate still has a foothold in our community. The event, called “Rising Out of Hatred: The Awakening of a Former White Nationalist,” features book author Eli Saslow. In it, Saslow profiles a former white supremacist, Derek Black,…

Moorhead Police called to high school for a fight between students

According to the school district a fight between two students started before classes started this morning.

MOORHEAD, MN (KVRR) – A fight in the hallway of Moorhead High School was contained with the help of Moorhead Police. According to the school district a fight between two students started before classes started this morning. School administration responded and the School Resource Officer called MPD for assistance. As the students were being escorted off campus a verbal argument…