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Junkyard Brewing Company Holds “Freeze Out” Winter Festival and Coat Drive

Winter gear collected will go towards Churches United for the Homeless

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Junkyard Brewing is putting on their first Winter Festival, and it’s all for a good cause. People can donate coats, boots, scarves, and any other winter gear. Everything collected will go towards Churches United for the Homeless. There are also games for people to enjoy, and Junkyard will be donating one dollar for every pint of beer sold….

Moorhead Group Looks to Increase Narcan Access in Public Places

The narcan education comes after a Twin Cities woman died of an overdose in November

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A Moorhead group honored the life of a woman who passed away last month by offering narcan training to the public. Argentina Taylor lost her life to an opioid overdose outside of the Twin Cities in November. Birthing of a Diamond and the Steve Rummler HOPE Network teamed up to teach people about narcan in order to prevent…

Rep. Collin Peterson Speaks on Possible Effects Now That Farm Bill is Passed

The president is expected to sign the bill

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Now that Congress has passed the Farm Bill, Minnesota Congressman Collin Peterson updates us on which areas will impact farmers the most. The top Democrat on the House Agriculture Committee says the bill will help farmers and ranchers, especially in the midst of a trade war. One of the most controversial parts was the SNAP program, which is…

19-Year-Old Dead in Polk County Crash

NEAR GULLY, Minn. – A 19-year-old man is dead after a rollover near Gully, Minnesota Friday morning. It happened around 7:30 at the intersection of 330th Street and 380th Avenue Southeast. The Polk County Sheriff’s Office says a pickup left the road and rolled ejecting the driver. The crash remains under investigation and no more information is being released until family…

Off-Duty Firefighters Give Back By Ringing Bells For The Salvation Army

Firefighters volunteered at 26 kettle locations in the F-M area

FARGO, N.D. – Off-duty Fargo-Moorhead firefighters are trading in their fire equipment for bells. Firefighters volunteered their time at 26 kettle locations in the F-M area by ringing bells for The Salvation Army. This is a part of a friendly competition between firefighters, realtors, and law enforcement officers in the area to see just how much money they can raise….

KVRR Anchor Alison Voorhees And Her Husband Debut Baby Hayden

Alison went to the hospital after the 9 o'clock news Tuesday night and gave birth a few hours later

FARGO, ND – – We are getting our first video of KVRR co-anchor Alison Voorhees and her new baby. We first told you Wednesday night how Alison went to the hospital after the 9 o’clock news Tuesday night and gave birth a few hours later. Baby Hayden is the first child for Alison and her husband Matt. Lots of family members…

Three Arrested in About a Dozen Car Break-Ins, Neighbors React

One of the suspects is a teenager and was released

FARGO, N.D. — About a dozen car break–ins ended in the arrests of three people this morning. KVRR’s Danielle Church tells us how Fargo Police were able to catch the accused thieves. Neighbors in the 3200 and 3300 block of 16th Avenue South woke up only to find a series of cars with shattered windows. “A caller identified multiple suspects and…

One Train, Dozens of Cities, Hundreds of Lights: Giving Back on the Road

"The Canadian Pacific Holiday train has become a tradition here in Detroit Lakes and Becker County"

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — Opening presents, friends and family gathering around the dinner table, and twinkling lights…all things that remind us of the season of giving. KVRR’s Jessie Cohen tells us how a moving train is becoming part of a holiday tradition in Detroit Lakes. Christmas has come early for the people of Detroit Lakes. And for just 30 minutes…

“Wear the Badge”: Minnesota Needs A Few Good Officers

The recruitment campaign emphasizes the community service parts of police work

ST. PAUL, MN — The Minnesota Chiefs of Police Association has launched a six-month public relations campaign dubbed “Wear the Badge” to try to increase the number of recruits into the profession. The recruitment campaign emphasizes the community service parts of police work through videos and online advertisements. The effort comes as top law enforcement officials say there is a “crisis”…

Pet Connection: Meet the Cats

It's a cataract of cats in the metro.

Ferguson, the tailless feline, is just one of many cats and kittens who are cooling their heels over the holidays at Homeward Animal Shelter. The Manx cat shared the available space for animals at the shelter over the course of the past week or so with up to 105 cats at one point. Homeward’s Heather Klefstad said that as soon…