Christmas

The Magic of Christmas Lights has Given This Couple a New Future

Ally has always loved Christmas. The lights, the spirit, the magic and just one year ago she fell in love with the light show on parkway lane

WEST FARGO, ND — The holidays are a magical time of year for a lot of us, but for one local couple, the holidays are now the start of a lifetime of magic together. It started off with a single light that sparked an idea. “She absolutely loves Christmas lights,” said Jennifer Ebens, one of the owners of the light…

Valley City High School Students Create Ornaments for National Christmas Tree

The ornaments that are currently being displayed on the North Dakota tree in President's Park

VALLEY CITY, ND — 12 student artists from Valley City High School are having their art displayed on the 95th annual National Christmas Tree Lighting display in Washington D.C. The students handcrafted ornaments that are currently being displayed on the North Dakota tree in President’s Park. The students painted pictures inside of the ornaments, giving visitors an inside look into…

Park Christian Students Host Annual Eggnog Chugging Contest

an eighth grader won the competition in under a minute

MOORHEAD, Minn. —¬†Students at Park Christian School were put to the test to see who could chug one quart of eggnog the fastest. Every year, the school hosts the competition as a way to celebrate the holiday season. More than a dozen students participated in chugging eggnog this year. But the competition proved to not even be a challenge for…

Travelers About to Break Records This Holiday Season

more than 107 million people are expected to be traveling over the next ten days

FARGO, N.D. –If you’re planning to get out of town for the holidays, there are a few things you should keep in mind. Those traveling this holiday season are about to break records. “We’re expecting about 107 million people to travel over the next ten days so it’s going to be busy out there whether you’re traveling on the roads,…

LIVE: Santa Visits KVRR Local News

Jolly Old St. Nick Tells us What's it's Like Making Children Smile at West Acres Mall

  The genuine article, himself! Santa Claus graciously stops by the KVRR Local News morning show during a very busy time of year for him. St. Nicholas talks about spreading holiday cheer this season at West Acres Mall as his elves hurry to finish up toy building at the North Pole. He also mentions that Adam isn’t necessarily on the…

Former Fargo Priest Accused of Molesting Two Teens Makes First Court Appearance

Bail for Fernando Sayasaya was set at $5 million

FARGO, N.D. —¬†Fernando Sayasaya, the former Fargo Catholic priest accused of molesting two underage boys, made his initial court appearance. Over the course of 19 years, it took the Fargo and West Fargo Police Departments, the FBI, U.S. Marshals and the Philippines national police to capture and bring former Catholic priest Fernando Sayasaya back to North Dakota. “I’d be lying…

Golden Drive Homeless Kids Helping Make the Seasons Bright for Area Families

"This is Christmas right here. There is nothing better than making a child happy"

WEST FARGO, ND — For struggling families, the holiday season can be tough, but one local organization is trying to help make the season look bright. “It’s hard to put into words. It’s a beautiful thing to see,” said Sue Baron, organizer of Golden Drive Homeless Kids. Just by the sparkle in their eyes, you can see the magic of…

Airline Pilots Spread Holiday Cheer with Christmas Tree Flight Path Over Germany

It was picked up by flight-radar-24, which is a flight-tracking website

1/2 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2 Show Caption Hide Caption INTERNATIONAL — A couple of airline pilots decided to spread a little Christmas cheer while doing a test flight over Germany. It’s not Santa up in the sky, but pilots of a commercial airliner airbus testing out a new plane. What at first seemed like a routine flight, quickly turned…

Woman Rescued From House Fire in North Fargo

The house at 712 29th Street North in Fargo was damaged by fire to the tune of $120,000

FARGO, ND — It’s not the thing a family wants to face just days before Christmas. Their home was damaged by fire to the tune of $120,000. At first, the Fargo Fire Department was unsure what to expect. “We got a call this morning. The call came to us as a possible disturbance we weren’t sure what was going on,”…

107 Million Travelers Expected Last Two Weeks of the Year

They say nearly 100 million will travel by car and nearly six million are taking to the skies

  NATIONAL — Get ready for some record holiday travel. AAA says 107 million people are expected to travel between December 23 and January first, which comes out to be about a three percent increase from last year. They say nearly 100 million will travel by car and nearly six million are taking to the skies. Others will take trains,…