Christmas

Sisters who died in Bemidji house fire are identified

Six-year-old AceLynn and five-year-old RaeLynn Seelye died in the blaze just northwest of Bemidji.

BEMIDJI, Minn. (KFGO/KVRR) – Two children who died in a house fire near Bemidji two days before Christmas have been identified as sisters who were staying the night at their grandmother’s so their mother could wrap their presents. Six-year-old AceLynn and five-year-old RaeLynn Seelye died in the blaze just northwest of Bemidji. The second floor of the home was engulfed…

Gun Fired During Fight In Moorhead

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) — A fight between two people results in a gun being fired at an apartment complex in south Moorhead. Police say the victim was injured before the gun was fired on Christmas morning around 5 in the 3000 block of 20th Street South. They found a spent shell casing and other evidence at the scene. Police say…

6 People Displaced During Christmas Day Fire in Fargo

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Six people are forced out of their homes after a Christmas Day apartment fire. It was reported last night around 8 on Fiechtner Drive South. Fire crews arrived to find smoke and fire coming from the door of the first floor apartment. The building was searched and everyone was able to get out safely. Fire officials…

Families get food & toys from the generosity of the community & the Salvation Army

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – After weeks of bell ringing and collecting donations, the Salvation Army hands out toys and food to families in need. “This is not just a Salvation Army. This is the entire community rallying together to make sure that the needs of families are met for Christmas,” Volunteer & Public Relations Coordinator Kristi Simmons said. Northview Church…

People celebrate Christmas at the 1916 Buffalo High School

"Everything is a labor of love, it takes a lot of helping hands to do what we do."

BUFFALO, N.D. (KVRR) -A renovated 1916 High School building in Buffalo, North Dakota is now the town’s hotspot for social gatherings.  Christmas comes alive on Pearl Street as people from around the area fill into Buffalo’s renovated 1916 High School building to socialize, eat, and shop. “The school just becomes this old-fashioned Christmas. We deck the halls and want people…

Deaner’s Diner waitress receives $700 tip during “Shock and Claus”

A group of women gathered their money to surprise the waitress in West Fargo

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — “It’s a lot of stress off your shoulders cause the holiday season, you know, it’s a wonderful time, but it’s also a very stressful time,” said Kayley Schaeffer. Kayley Schaeffer was filling in on her day off and had a fateful encounter with seven ladies that came in for breakfast. The 19-year-old was about to…

Xcel Energy Holiday Lights Parade is back and brightening up the metro

"It is a chance for the community to come together and celebrate the holidays."

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — The annual Xcel Energy Holiday Lights Parade brightens up Fargo-Moorhead with holiday spirit. After skipping a year due to COVID, the annual Holiday Lights Parade is back and everyone is excited. “The lights and everyone being down here having a good time. There is a lot of food, there is a lot of good people down…

Fargo church plans outdoor Nativity with live animals

FARGO (KVRR) – An outdoor Nativity featuring actors with live animals will be on display at a Fargo church this weekend. Faith United Methodist Church will stage the “live Nativity” at 909 19th Ave. N. on Sunday, Dec. 5 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Organizers say the event, which also includes Christmas music, hot cider and holiday treats, will…

Santa Village kicks off the holidays

This will be the first time in a long time that we've been able to celebrate Christmas with family due to covid.

  Fargo, N.D. (KVRR) — “We are out here at Santa village for the Fargo parks department Santa village and it’s a beautiful day for it, I love this is our opening day, beautiful sunshine and it’s not too cold”, said Mrs. Claus. Along with some cooperative weather there were plenty of festivities for the community to enjoy to get…

LIVE: Tree Lighting, Santa Village Among Holiday Traditions Kicking Off This Week In Fargo

We get the details about two holiday traditions from Fargo Parks

  Fargo, N.D. (KVRR) — ‘Tis the season, and Fargo Parks is celebrating the start of the holiday season in a big way this week. Tuesday marks the lighting of the downtown Christmas tree in Broadway Square, along with the opening of the downtown ice rink. The event will run from 5-6 p.m. Skating rentals start Wednesday. On Saturday, Santa…