Lend an Ear program connects MN Seniors with volunteers

The program is offered in 32 counties across the state of Minnesota, including Clay.

MINNESOTA –  A program is connecting volunteers with seniors looking to receive a friendly call during the pandemic. Moorhead Senior Connections and Lutheran Social Services partnering up for the Lend an Ear program. The service is provided to people 60 and older who are living alone and would like to receive a phone call on a weekly basis. The program…

Unite for Justice Rally Gathers Advocates Come to Fargo: Why they are Against Judge Kavanaugh

They feel with Kavanaugh in office,  human rights and the rights of workers, women and natives are in danger

FARGO, N.D. — Unite for Justice rallies are happening all over the country and two groups brought one to Fargo. KVRR’s Jessie Cohen explains why those who attended are trying to prevent Brett Kavanaugh from getting on the Supreme Court. “What do you have in a country if you don’t have a rule of law and if you don’t have…

Casey’s General Store Held Up By Man With A Gun

1401 South University Drive , we will bring you more details as we get them

FARGO, ND — Casey’s General Store at 1401 South University Drive was held up by a man with a gun. Emergency dispatchers say the call came in shortly after 7:30 tonight. We have a crew on the scene and they tell us there are about 4 cop cars at the store and they are interviewing people at this moment. Police…

Moorhead Man Arrested After Allegedly Attempting to Run Down Fargo Officer

The officer was not injured

FARGO, ND — It was a close call for a Fargo police officer. The officer was responding to a disturbance call outside an apartment building in the 2900 block of 34th Avenue South around 3:30 this morning. That’s when the officer says Dalton Beyer made eye contact and backed up at a high rate of speed, almost running over the…

Don’t Veer for Deer: Minnesota Deputy, Responding to Emergency at 100 MPH, Hits Deer

He had his lights and sirens on when the deer popped out of the ditch

ISANTI COUNTY, Minn. — Deer hunting season is almost upon us and that means more encounters with deer on the roads. The season started early for one sheriff’s deputy in Isanti County when he struck a deer while responding to a call over the weekend. He had his lights and sirens on when the deer popped out of the ditch….

One Arrested After Early Morning Burglary Call in Moorhead

The call for help came in just after 1:30 a.m.

  MOORHEAD, Minn. — One person has been arrested in connection to an early morning burglary call in Moorhead. The call for help came in just after 1:30 a.m. Police responded to 1309 17th Street North after a homeowner says he found a man who was drunk inside his home and looking for his girlfriend. Police set up a perimeter…

Phony Arrest Call Scams Valley City Woman Out of $7,000

Police say if you receive these types of calls, hang up and contact them or another family member for help

  VALLEY CITY, ND — Valley City Police want to warn the public about a scam in the area after at least two people have lost thousands of dollars. Police say the scammer is calling victims and saying they have arrested a family member and are demanding bond money in order to release the person. One woman was called twice,…

Local First Responders Training for Community Wide Disasters

Responders got the call, secured the area, and notified the people affected by the "pretend" gas leak

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Although you never know when an emergency will strike, you can never be too prepared. Clay County Emergency First Responders and community partners simulated a mock gas leak in the Moorhead Country Club area as part of a first responder preparedness exercise. Responders got the call, secured the area, and notified the people affected by the “pretend”…

Ashley Hunter Trial: Police Describe Scene of Second Victim

Officers who arrived on scene said they also found burnt items in the kitchen

FARGO, ND — The Ashley Hunter murder trial continues with witness testimonies and pictures of evidence. But a witness who lived next door to one of the victims had the defense aggressively question her story. Just after midnight on June 22nd, 2015, Debra Sorensen said she heard smoke alarms next door. “Through his dining room windows, I could see on the…

Health Matters: Recognizing the Signs of a Stroke

In the United States, strokes are the number one cause of long term disability

HEALTH MATTERS — Every four minutes, somebody in the United States dies from a stroke. Experts say people may not know what it looks like to experience the nation’s fifth highest cause of death. In the United States, strokes are the number one cause of long term disability. There are many people who live a normal life after experiencing a stroke. That’s…