BOY SCOUTS

West Fargo VFW’s Veterans Day program honors military veterans

The program features patriotic songs, memorial salutes and flag-raising

WEST FARGO, N.D.- West Fargo’s VFW put on its annual Veteran’s Day program at the POW MIA Plaza on Sheyenne Street. It started by the VFW’s Color Guard and Boy Scouts Troop 232. After flag raising, the group came inside the VFW building for the ceremony. It included speakers, rifle volley salute by the VFW Honor Guard and the playing…

Boy Scouts of America Files for Bankruptcy Due to Sex-Abuse Lawsuits

The BSA said it is encouraging all victims to come forward to file a claim.

Barraged by hundreds of sex-abuse lawsuits, the Boy Scouts of America filed for bankruptcy protection Tuesday in hopes of working out a potentially mammoth victim compensation plan that will allow the hallowed, 110-year-old organization to carry on. The Chapter 11 filing in federal bankruptcy court in Wilmington, Delaware, sets in motion what could be one of the biggest, most complex…

Local Boy Scouts Spread Holiday Spirit with Christmas Tree Sale

Boy scouts in troop #214 are selling four different types of Christmas trees at Faith United Methodist Church

FARGO, N.D. – Local boy scouts are selling Christmas trees in the parking lot of Fargo’s Faith United Methodist Church. Boy scouts of troop #214 are using the money from their tree sale to help with summer camp funding. The sale offers four different types of trees including white pine, scotch pine, balsam fir, and fraser fir. Troop #214 has…

LIVE: Local Boy Scouts Spread Holiday Spirit with Christmas Tree Sale

Boy scouts in troop #214 are selling Christmas trees at Faith United Methodist Church

KVRR’s Maggie LaMere visits the tree sale of Boy Scout troop #214 at Fargo’s Faith United Methodist Church. You can purchase Christmas trees at the church on weekdays from 5-8pm and on weekends from 10am-7pm. Categories: Morning – In The Community Tags: BOY SCOUTS, CHRISTMAS TREE, Faith United Methodist Church

LIVE: Boy Scouts of America Becoming More Inclusive

Girls And Kindergartners Welcomed To Scouts For The First Time

  Kevin Mehrer, District Director for the Northern Light Council of the Boy Scouts of America joins Adam to talk about some big changes in local scouting. Starting this fall, girls will be able to join Boy Scouts for the first time. Elementary school-aged girls will form their own dens, but meet with male Cub Scouts twice a month. Older…

Support the Local Boy Scouts by Purchasing a Christmas Tree at Faith United Methodist

Boy Scout Troop #214 Are Selling Christmas Trees at Faith United Methodist Church to Raise Funds For Camp

FARGO, ND — If you’re in the market for a Christmas tree and want to give back to a great organization at the same time, be sure to stop by Faith United Methodist Church in Fargo. Boy Scout troop #214 is selling four different types of Christmas trees along with wreaths. The money raised from the trees go to the…

LIVE: Boy Scouts Sell Christmas Trees

KVRR's Jackie Kelly Learns More About the Christmas Trees Sold at Faith United Methodist Church by Boy Scout Troop 214

KVRR’s Jackie Kelly learns more about the Christmas trees sold at Faith United Methodist Church by Boy Scout Troop 214. They are being sold weekdays¬†5 p.m. to 8 p.m. and weekends 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. The trees¬†will be sold until they run out. Categories: Morning – Features, Morning – In The Community Tags: BOY SCOUTS, Christmas trees, Faith United…

Not Just a Boys Club: Boy Scouts of America Allowing Girls to Join

The board of directors for the organization met at their headquarters in Texas and unanimously voted to allow the change

  NATIONAL — The Boy Scouts of America are now allowing girls to join Cub Scouts starting next year. The board of directors for the organization met at their headquarters in Texas and unanimously voted to allow the change. They hope to establish a new program by next year for older girls, using the same curriculum as the Boy Scouts,…

Local Boy Scout Troops Put Up Flags for Veterans

Boy Scouts throughout the F-M Area say they do this every year for the Memorial Day holiday

  FARGO, ND — Boy Scouts and troop leaders from the area are putting up flags for our veterans. They’re putting American flags next to the graves of veterans in Riverside Cemetery in Fargo. Boy Scouts throughout the F-M Area say they do this every year for the Memorial Day holiday. Troop leaders say this teaches scouts the importance of…