OneFargo event celebrates efforts toward change in the Fargo-Moorhead community

Organizers of the event say they decided to plan the celebration rather than a protest because of the willingness of city leaders and police to listen and work with them towards a better future.

FARGO, N.D. — Saturday’s protest in downtown Fargo was a plea for change; a way to ask for more open dialogue amongst those in our area on what can be done to better support the black community. In the days since, that discussion has began between city leaders, Fargo Police, and protest organizers. It is a small step, but those…

OneFargo Celebration will be at Island Park

FARGO, N.D. (June 4, 2020) – Fargo, West Fargo, Moorhead and Cass County leaders, Fargo Police, Fargo Public Schools and members of the Fargo Human Relations Commission have engaged in substantial dialogue yesterday and today with the organizers of Friday’s planned events. Organizers have modified their original plans of a sit-in at City Hall. Today, these organizers and City leaders…

West Fargo VFW Raises Cash For Veterans At St.Patrick’s Day Celebration

The West Fargo VFW Will Be Hosting A Celebration For The Veterans Of The Vietnam War On March 29th.

WEST FARGO, N.D. — The West Fargo VFW is celebrating St.Patrick’s Day early this year. The bar served Beer and Irish Stew to all the hungry people coming in. The gun is a 1907 Remington Model 8 .32 cal. The money raised from the auction goes back to funding the VFW’s Military Order of the Cootie. The group is set…

Detroit Lakes Woman Celebrates 24th Birthday At Age 96

Leap Year Is Only Once Every Four Years

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — At Union Central in Detroit Lakes, family members, neighbors and close friends packed into one big old room for a big celebration. “Well they say 96 and 24 birthdays,” Leone Leitheiser said. Leone Leitheiser is celebrating her 24th birthday at the age of 96. Leitheiser was born on Leap Day which meant every birthday became a…

Fargo AMVETS New Years Day Celebration

It's an annual event for the Post 7 building

FARGO, N.D. — The sound of music, the smell of good food and the sight of smiles of people dancing and laughing over jokes. It’s the annual Fargo American Veterans New Years Day Celebration, at the AMVETS Post 7 building. For Veterans like Steve Leedahl who served in the Army in Vietnam for a year says it’s important to help…

Setting Up For Holiday Lights In Fargo’s Lindenwood Park

The lights will begin on Friday from 6:30 to 10 and will run until the end of December.

FARGO, N.D. — The Holiday Lights In Lindenwood Park is an annual celebration of festivities, traditions and supporting people in need. This year is the 21st for the group and they say it’s going to be a good showcase. “I thought last year our 20th year would be our best but I think the 21st is the biggest and best….

People Celebrate City of West Fargo at West Fest

People lined the streets for the parade

WEST FARGO, N.D. — West Fest is a chance for people to celebrate the city of West Fargo. “We love coming here every year, it’s a great community event, we love to see all the businesses and organizations that West Fargo has and it’s fun to bring the kids out,” Elaine Doerfler said. “It’s fun to see the kids enjoy…

One Year Serving the Country in Afghanistan; Soldiers are Welcomed Back to North Dakota

Governor Doug Burgum joined North Dakota National Guard Leaders in a ceremony to honor about 30 soldiers who returned from Afghanistan but also thank their families

FARGO, N.D. — After a yearlong mission in Afghanistan, members of the 191st Military Police Company we’re officially welcomed back home. KVRR’s Jessie Cohen spoke to some soldiers who say the support from their loved ones was their driving force to keep fighting. After a year of putting their lives on the line, these soldiers came home just in time…

MSUM Celebrates MLK Jr.’s 90th Birthday

they held a party to honor Martin Luther King Jr.'s dream

MOORHEAD, Minn. — MSUM is celebrating what would have been Martin Luther King Jr.’s 9oth birthday with none other than a party. Instead of birthday cake, this one is celebrating with songs from a local Haitian musician. NDSU students were also there to share Civil Rights era reflections and readings. MSUM’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion puts on the event every…

MSUM Students Celebrate Dia de Los Muertos By Getting Their Creative Juices Flowing

Students got to paint skulls and try 'dead bread'

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Nov. 2 marks the end of Dia de Los Muertos, a Mexican holiday honoring those who have passed. Students at MSUM had their own celebration. The Office of Diversity and Inclusion says having students do activities can be more meaningful that learning from a lecture. “I hope today they’re able to leave with a sense of community. I…