LIVE: Moorhead Wants To Fund Activities To Bring People To Downtown & Riverfront

The Deadline To Submit Your Idea Is May 20th

  MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) – The city of Moorhead is looking for ideas on ways to make the most of the city’s downtown and riverfront areas. And it’s willing to pay for the right idea. The city put out what it calls a Call for Activation. If you have an idea of an activity that could bring people out, the…

Health experts: gatherings are why cases continue to skyrocket in Fargo-Moorhead

Cass County has over 1,500 active cases.

FARGO, N.D- Health experts are saying the reason COVID-19 cases keep rising is because people continue to gather. Cass County has over 1,500 active cases. “For the last four days we’re averaging about 246 cases a day who are being diagnosed with COVID-19,” Epidemiologist Brenton Nesemeier said. And those numbers keep rising. Gatherings and groups continue to be a problem….

Rocket Dogs K9 Aquatics and Wellness Center Reopens

Only seven weeks after opening the facility, Rocket Dogs Aquatic had to temporarily close its doors

FARGO, N.D.- Owner Julie Saatoff was just building up her clientele when COVID-19 hit the F-M area. “Let’s say this. I’m going to try not to go bankrupt. I don’t have any employees. I do this all myself, and I’m going to try to stay afloat,” she says. Even with the struggles brought on by the pandemic, Saatoff remains optimistic that…

Experts Discuss Ways To Make Quarantining With Your Family Less Stressful

These unprecedented times, especially being confined at home, can make emotions and tensions run high.

FARGO, N.D.- Experts say it’s important to take this time to bond with each other, find an activity that you can do with your family or significant other. They also say it’s important to  make sure to let them know that you appreciate them by doing things around the house. “Do nice things for each other. This is the time of…

Centennial Elementary Second Graders Go “Camping” Inside

They do activities like camp bingo and a scavenger hunt

FARGO, N.D. — Second graders at Centennial Elementary in Fargo are going camping… without the heat, bugs and sweat. Dozens of students at Camp Skeeter do activities in the classroom like camp bingo, stories, writing, crafts and a scavenger hunt. They also eat snacks like trail mix and s’mores. One teacher says the two–day camp leaves kids with memories that will…

Educators Learn About Improving Students’ Well-Being at Healthy Schools Summit

There were activities that help educators understand the emotions students go through

FARGO, N.D. — Being healthy is about so much more than just the physical. At the Healthy Schools Summit, educators learn about improving students’ well–being. The theme of the summit is “Head to Toe, Inside and Out: Educating the Whole Child.” Educators learn about everything from grant writing to vaping to physical activity. “We have had an increase in vaping and getting…

Kids Do Fun, Educational Activities at Winter STEM Night

They made marshmallow igloos, slime, and more

WEST FARGO, N.D. — The West Fargo Public Library is showing kids learning science doesn’t have to be boring. Winter STEM night allowed kids to stretch their brains. “I like to see the enjoyment kids get out of doing something, building something, creating something, learning a new skill out of unique items,” Lauren Nephew, children’s services librarian, said. Kids get to…

Candy Cane Carnival for Kids Get People in the Holiday Spirit

The winter wonderland had all different stops along the journey inside of The Avalon

FARGO, N.D. — Kids are getting into the holiday spirit with some festive treats, decorations and music. The annual Candy Cane Carnival for Kids is presented by Sanford Children’s with the help of Santa and his elves. The winter wonderland had all different stops along the journey inside of The Avalon in Fargo. Those with Sanford say it’s especially important…

Folkways Christkindlmarkt Offers German-Inspired Holiday Cheer

There's food, shopping, and live performances

FARGO, N.D. — Now that it’s December, it is officially the season for Christmas celebrations. Folkways is celebrating with Christkindlmarkt, which is a German–inspired holiday event. There’s a Winter Wonderland outside, where people can sit by the fire and enjoy food. There is also an indoor shopping market with kids’ activities and live performances. Organizers say they want people to realize…

Kids Meet Santa, Get in Holiday Spirit at Santa Village’s Opening Weekend

Donations from the event all go towards a good cause

FARGO, N.D. — Ol’ Saint Nick is taking a break from checking his naughty and nice lists to spend some time with kids here in the metro. Santa’s Village kicked off today at Rheault Farm. Kids could meet Santa, decorate cookies, and do lots of other activities. “People have asked me about my beard and I’d make a good Santa, so…