Moorhead

Whimsy Hollow Embraces the Magical Side of Independence Day

The party venue for both kids and adults is in Moorhead and it opened last summer

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Instead of your traditional Fourth of July festivities, Whimsy Hollow in Moorhead decided to celebrate a different way. The party venue shook things up this year by hosting a wand–making workshop in their Wizard Room. Owner Jen Waagen and her brother opened up Whimsy Hollow last summer. They got the idea from an indoor party venue in Australia…

Family, Friends Light Floating Lanterns for Cameron Bolton

His parents say they will never see another rainbow the same way

WEST FARGO, N.D. — To honor the son, brother and friend 22-year-old Cameron Bolton was, his family and those close to him released candlelight lanterns into the sky. Each person at the lighting ceremony wrote a special message on the lanterns, most of them favorite memories people had with Bolton. Fireworks were also set off as a way to celebrate Bolton’s…

Getting Your Fireworks Fix Before the Fourth of July

July 3rd and 4th are the busiest days of the year for places like Memory Fireworks

HORACE, N.D. — Sparks are getting ready to fly for Uncle Sam’s birthday tomorrow but before they do, you’ll need to get some fireworks. KVRR’s Danielle Church has more on everyone getting their last minute purchases. Today and tomorrow are the busiest days Memory Fireworks has all year. People flood into their shop all hours to spend a pretty penny on…

Remembering Nine-Year-Old Grace Bettie: A “Role Model for Everyone”

Her family and community members from all over the F-M area held a candlelight vigil in her honor

GLYNDON, Minn. — A community comes together for a candlelight vigil to support the family of nine–year–old Grace Bettie. She drowned in the swimming pond at Buffalo River State Park last week. KVRR’s Danielle Church has more on those remembering the impact Grace had on not only the F–M community, but all those around her. Nine–year–old Grace Bettie had many hopes…

Local Artist Puts Spotlight on Red River Zoo Animals in New Exhibit

Some of the portraits will be made into a book exclusively sold at the zoo

  MOORHEAD, Minn. — An artist from Hawley is turning animals at the Red River Zoo into local celebrities. In 2015, Mark Elton wanted to do something special for his nephew before he was born. So he created an animal alphabet book. “Those pieces came across the desk of the right people which then invited me to come have a show…

Carson Wentz Holds Q&A with Local High School Athletes

Wentz also threw passes to kids at Moorhead high school.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Carson Wentz continues to attack his rehab for his torn ACL. For the time being, he’s in the Fargo–Moorhead area. He’s always been known as a philanthropic person, and this afternoon, he gave his two cents to aspiring football stars. Wentz was at Moorhead high school, doing a Q&A with athletes from Moorhead and Fargo. Wentz preached to…

MSUM Students Dig Into the Red River Valley’s Past

They will be on an archaeological dig over the next five weeks

GLYNDON, Minn. — MSUM students are turning some of their anthropology studies into some hands–on experience right in the Red River Valley’s backyard. KVRR’s Danielle Church has more on what they’re doing to discover some of the area’s little known history. Below the grounds of MSUM’s Regional Science Center are stories. Most of them waiting to be told. “There’s a really…

3-Year-Old Found With Knife In Moorhead

He was found shortly before 8:00 a.m. on Sunday

  MOORHEAD, Minn. — Moorhead Police discovered a naked toddler with a kitchen knife on Main Avenue shortly before 8:00 a.m. Sunday. The three-year-old boy was found between Greenwood Trailer Court and Tastee-Freez in Moorhead. Police say they found the boy’s underage sibling had been left to take care of the toddler and other siblings while their mother was working. The…

Naked Toddler With A Knife Found In Moorhead

An unclothed 3-year-old boy with a kitchen knife on the roadside of Main Avenue between Greenwood Trailer Court and Tastee-Freez.

Moorhead, MN (KFGO) – Authorities are investigating after a naked toddler with a knife was seen along Main Avenue in Moorhead. The police department says around 7:50 a.m. Sunday, a 9-1-1 caller reported what appeared to be an unclothed 3-year-old boy with a kitchen knife on the roadside of Main Avenue between Greenwood Trailer Court and Tastee-Freez. Police responded and…

StreetsAlive Brings Downtown Fargo to Life With Activities for Everyone

There was hula hooping, biking, rollerblading, skateboarding and even Zumba

FARGO, N.D. — Allison Slavik fell in love with hula hoop dancing nine years ago, and has never stood still since then. “There’s just a really great feeling you get from the rhythm and the momentum,” Slavik said. “You can turn on any kind of music you enjoy and just get a great exercise at any level.” It’s also an…