A Juneteenth Celebration Sheds Light On Racism

According to the group, over 50 people attended the celebration.

MOORHEAD,- “I knew the cotton fields. I knew the plantations. Now, I see hope.” Hope, Destiny says, for a future where black people are no longer killed or discriminated against solely for the color of their skin. Juneteenth, she adds, represents just that. “You’re celebrating the hope of freedom. The hope of coming out of Bondage. The hope that you…

Concordia College Students Talks LGBTQ Issues At Gender Matters Expo

The topics ranged from sexual violence, discrimination and LGBTQ issues.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Students and staff packed into Firda Nilsen Lounge to talk about gender issues in the community. The topics ranged from sexual violence, discrimination and LGBTQ issues. “The issues that are very real gender affects our material lives and to help identify and continue to make people’s lives better,” Co-director, Women’s & Gender Studies Karla Knutson said. Allie…

Students Learn from Local Activists About Making Change in the Community

Those four are sharing their words of wisdom, ideas and passions with a larger group to explain the importance of having a voice

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Students at Concordia are talking to local activists about their work within the metro. Each student had the opportunity to talk to someone trying to make change in the community and the classes narrowed down its pool to four people. Those four are sharing their words of wisdom, ideas and passions with a larger group to explain the…

Changes Are Coming to 12th Avenue South in Moorhead; How You Can Get Involved

Whether it's the boulevard trees or its residential characteristics, many would like it its historic charm to remain while functioning like a major road corridor

MOORHEAD, Minn. — People from all different sectors within the city of Moorhead are putting their heads together to improve one of the main roads. KVRR’s Jessie Cohen went to the group’s first public meeting to hear what the future could look like. When you are driving down 12th avenue south in Moorhead, think about what sticks out to you….

West Fargo POW/MIA Plaza Officially Opens as the City Says Thank You to Government Leaders

West Fargo Mayor Rich Mattern and Commissioners Duane Hanson and Mark Wentz say they are ending their careers with the city on a high note

WEST FARGO, N.D. — The City of West Fargo and the VFW are excited about the opening of the brand new POW/MIA Plaza on Sheyenne Street. They say it has been a dream to open the space and now that vision has become a reality. The city is hoping people in the community use the space for events, take advantage…

WF Mayor Mattern Says Goodbye After 20 Years at His Last City Commission Meeting

He says he feels thankful for all of the growth he has been a part over the last two decades

WEST FARGO, N.D. — After 20 years with the city of West Fargo, 16 as mayor, Rich Mattern gets emotional as he says goodbye at his last city commission meeting. “Thru the years I’ve had the honor of working with some great, great staff.  *chokes up* Excuse me.” Mattern lost his re–election bid last week to Bernie Dardis. He says…

League of Women Voters Helping Candidates for Fargo City Commission Attract Voters

Mahoney says it's all about electing people that will create change people are looking for

FARGO, N.D. — Election season is in the air and the League of Women Voters is helping those running for Fargo City Commission attract voters. The vote for Fargo City Commission may not be until June 12th, but the League of Women Voters wants you to know more about the candidates. “As you listen to the answers and the responses…

Moorhead Ice Show Celebrating 40 Years with Special Guest

Skaters are throwing on their costumes, getting into character and showing off what they do best

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The Moorhead Ice Show is celebrating 40 years performing on the ice but this year, they are performing a new theme, “One More Chapter.” This annual performance gives kids a chance to let loose and explore their favorite moves on the ice. “All that you’ve worked for you just get to go and do it and have…

Moorhead High Students Hold Assembly To Honor Parkland Victims

The student body also wrote letters to lawmakers asking for changes to be made to make their school safer

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Students at Moorhead High School organized their own memorial assembly for Parkland. The student body gathered in the high school gymnasium to hear stories about each of the 17 people who died in the shooting. Student organizers know that an act of violence could happen anywhere, and they want the community to take steps to make sure…

Cullen Foundation Donates $100,000 to New Essentia NICU

The Cullen Children's Foundation Critical Care Wing will be part of Essentia's brand–new NICU

FARGO, N.D. — The Essentia Health is expanding their Neonatal Intensive Care Unit for babies with the help of a $100,000 donation from the Cullen foundation. This gift will change the future for families who have babies in the NICU. The Matt Cullen family has made an imprint in the Fargo Moorhead area and now they are helping out the…