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Teen Driver Safety Week; How You Can Prevent 1,000,000 Crashes from Happening

In 2016, teens were involved in more than 1,000,000 crashed nationwide, hundreds of thousands which were fatal

FARGO, N.D. — As a part of Teen Driver Safety Week, the Fargo Police Department and Triple A are asking parents to have a talk with their kids. KVRR’s Jessie Cohen tells us why too many teens are dying on the roads. “In 2016, teens were involved in more than 1,000,000 crashed nationwide,” said Gene LaDoucer, with AAA in Fargo….

Deltaroni Using A Favorite Childhood Cheesy Dish to Help Those with Type 1 Diabetes

Those with JDRF say it's interesting to talk to people who don't realize how many around them are affected by the disease

NDSU’s Delta Tau Delta Fraternity is combining a childhood cheesy creation with giving back. People flooding the Newman Center on campus to do their part in learning more about type 1 diabetes and helping to find a cure. Those with JDRF say it’s interesting to talk to people who don’t realize how many around them are affected by the disease….

Golden Drive’s Community Event Raises Awareness for Homeless Kids

There were plenty of family-friendly activities

WEST FARGO, N.D. — It was a golden time at Bonanzaville for the Golden Drive’s 6th annual Community Event and Bike Run. It may just look like fun and games, but it’s all to help people who don’t have a place to call home. “Every child deserves a home. We need housing, we need second chances. Those who are homeless, they…

Community Fighting North Dakota’s Leading Cause of Death at Annual Walk: Heart Disease

They are teaching people that it is 80% preventable by living a healthier lifestyle

FARGO, N.D. — The American Heart Association is celebrating its 20th Annual Heart Walk nationwide. Hundreds planned to come out and walk tonight in Island Park in Fargo to raise funds and awareness to fight heart disease. They are teaching people that it is 80% preventable by living a healthier lifestyle. By eating better and getting more physical activity into…

Out of the Darkness Walk Raises Mental Health Awareness for Fourteenth Year

The walk raised over $100,000 for mental health research and suicide prevention

  FARGO, N.D. — More than 2,000 people are raising awareness about suicide and the importance of mental health for the fourteenth year in a row. The Out of the Darkness walk is meant to remind people there is still hope for those who struggle with a mental illness every day. Organizers of the walk say it’s because of mental health…

Hundreds Walk to Fight Alzheimer’s Disease

More than five million Americans live with Alzheimer's

FARGO, N.D. — Hundreds of people walked from downtown Fargo and along the Red River to raise money to fight against Alzheimer’s disease. Over 75 teams raised around $85,000 at the walk. Organizers say a common misconception is blaming those suffering for not remembering things. They say it’s important to realize those symptoms are the disease, not the person. More than…

Golden Drive Homeless Kids Raises Awareness With BBQ

They're having their 6th annual Community Event and Bike run next month

FARGO, N.D. — Golden Drive Homeless Kids has a big event coming up, and they want to make sure you know about it so you can help the homeless while still having fun. The organization held a barbeque today to raise awareness for kids without homes. They’re having their big community event next month, which will have everything from Star Wars…

Annual Rise Above Seizures Walk Brings Families and Teams Together to Show Support

According to the Epilepsy Foundation one in every 26 people have epilepsy

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Whether you have epilepsy or know someone who does, all different people came out to show support and provide encouragement. KVRR’s Jessie Cohen went to the annual Rise Above Seizures Walk and tells us how people in the community are continuing their encouragement. “It’s really important for us to have this night where people with epilepsy…

Patriot Tour Brings American Flag Across 48 States: Stops in Fargo

The trip raises money for disabled veterans and their families

WEST FARGO, N.D. — A 14,500 mile motorcycle journey is stopping in West Fargo to hand over the American flag traveling through 48 states. Throughout the 110 day journey, more than 150,000 riders from across the country, including many North Dakotans and Minnesotans, are expected to participate in this year’s Patriot Tour. The trip raises money for disabled veterans and…

Ruck Marchers Raise Awareness for Veteran Suicides

They marched from the border 20 pounds in their rucksacks

MOORHEAD, Minn. — CrossFit Fargo and the Brady Oberg Legacy Foundation put together a ruck march to raise awareness for veteran suicides. Marchers started at the U.S.–Canada border and will finish at the North Dakota–South Dakota border. They stopped at Centennial Park in Moorhead. Each marcher carries 20 pounds of weight inside their rucksack to represent the heavy gear soldiers…