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Kurdish Americans in Moorhead Celebrate the Independence Referendum

A vote on September 25th will decide if their home country becomes an independent nation

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Hundreds of Kurdish Americans from across the Valley are celebrating what may become Independence Day in their home country. They first came to Moorhead in the 1970’s as refugees. Many of them came here to escape persecution. Oppressing forces have been at odds with Kurdistan for more than 100 years. At Gooseberry park, a Kurdish community with…

11th Annual All Fallen Heroes Memorial Ride in Jamestown

The celebration, steak-fry and ride start at Noon this Saturday at Jamestown's Civic Center

JAMESTOWN, ND — More than one hundred motorcycle riders will North Dakota’s fallen veterans this weekend in Jamestown. The North Dakota Patriot Guard is hosting their 11th annual All Fallen Heroes Memorial Ride. The celebration, steak-fry and ride start at Noon this Saturday at Jamestown’s Civic Center. Captain Tony Grogh said the ride is more of a reunion for its…

West Fargo Park District Celebrates 60th Birthday

It is a party over here for sure!

WEST FARGO, ND — The West Fargo Park District is celebrating 60 years of service. They have been providing the community with endless opportunities to get out and play since 1957. KVRR’S Maria Santora is live from the Rustad Recreation Center where the party is taking place. MARIA SANTORA: It is a party over here for sure! They have bouncy…

West Fargo Celebrates Auxiliary Service Facility’s First Year

The workers say this facility makes about 250 to 300 trips each week

WEST FARGO, ND — Senator Hoeven made a stop in West Fargo this afternoon to honor our postal service workers. It’s for the city’s Auxillary Service Facility’s first year anniversary. Many of their delivery workers ship packages throughout the metro and in the rural parts of the Valley. The workers say this facility makes about 250 to 300 trips each…

NDSU Celebrating the Little Golden Book and 75 Years of Publishing

The university held a book reading at the NDSU bookstore followed by an arts and crafts project for kids to create their own Little Golden Book.

FARGO, ND — The Little Golden Book is celebrating 75 years of publishing and NDSU is giving kids the chance to celebrate on its campus. The university held a book reading at the NDSU bookstore followed by an arts and crafts project for kids to create their own Little Golden Book. This free event was encouraged for kids of all…

Sanford is Getting Ready for the Big Grand Opening

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held to introduce the new hospital

FARGO, ND — The big opening day for Sanford’s new hospital is only hours away. Community members and Sanford officials gathered for a special ribbon cutting of the new facility. We’ve seen Fergie perform, the first helicopter to fly and land on the new helicopter pad and now finally, we’re at the last celebration before the opening of the new…

Yunker Farm Hosts Annual Independence Day Kid’s Celebration

Staff members say Yunker Farm is over 130-years-old

FARGO, ND — With train rides, puppets and paint, families got a kid friendly celebration at the farm. Yunker Farm hosted its annual kid’s celebration throughout the day. Many families showed up to create art, milk their water cow and bide their time before tonight’s fireworks shows. They learned some history about Independence Day and about the Yunker Farm building. Staff…

Celebrating Independence Day at Bonanzaville

This event includes a parade, shows put on by the volunteers, and a look at some of Bonanzaville's oldest buildings

WEST FARGO, ND — Celebrating America’s birthday requires taking a look back at our country’s rich history. Much of that history can be admired at Bonanzaville’s all-day Fourth of July event. This event includes a parade, shows put on by the volunteers, and a look at some of Bonanzaville’s oldest buildings. The historic museum complex is giving people the chance…

Bonanzaville Puts Finishing Touches on an Old Fashioned Fourth of July Celebration

The historical site will have a day full of events including a parade, a concert and fireworks

WEST FARGO, ND — Bonanzaville is getting ready for one of its biggest celebrations of the year. The historical site is putting on its annual Old Fashioned Fourth of July Celebration. The festivities kick off at 10 a.m. and include a parade, kids’ activities, and a fireworks show at 10:30 p.m. For the staff at Bonanzaville, the day is about celebrating…

Verity Homes Donating Home Sales to Local Charities

Local charities are benefiting from a generous donation, thanks to Verity Homes and a national non–profit

WEST FARGO, ND — Local charities are benefiting from a generous donation, thanks to Verity Homes and a national non–profit. Verity Homes and HOPE International have teamed up for the “Homes for Hope” program. A ribbon cutting was held to celebrate the sale of two new homes in West Fargo and Bismarck that help promote affordable housing. The companies were…