Christmas

Churches United Helping the Less Fortunate this Christmas Holiday

For some, Christmas is a special time of year, but for others, it's another cold night of looking for a place to stay

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The holiday season is not always easy for those with no family or without a home. For some, Christmas is a special time of year, but for others, it’s another cold night of looking for a place to stay. “A lot of these people are in the same boat that I am and we all try to…

Despite the Holiday, Many Still Working Throughout the Region

Many say they don't mind working the holiday because they get to bring cheer to others

FARGO, ND — Although many places are closed, there are still some people in the valley working on Christmas. Whether it’s bringing food to the table, health care, emergency services or working as a cashier at Walgreens, there are people all throughout the metro who have given up their holiday to give back to the community. There are some families…

Area Families Opt for Eating Out on Christmas

If you drive across the metro, many businesses are closed but there are a few places still greeting customers

FARGO, ND — Many people who are cooking holiday meals are getting ready to sit down for dinner but what about the families looking for a place to eat? If you drive across the metro, many businesses are closed but there are a few places still greeting customers. IHOP, Brewtus’ Brickhouse, Izumi, Perkins and the Radisson are a few of…

Last Minute Christmas Shopping at West Acres

Families and friends were up and down the aisles of stores at West Acres Mall and many shoppers got their gifts wrapped at the station in the food court

FARGO, ND — It’s the day before Christmas but that hasn’t stopped shoppers from running to the mall to pick up some last minute gifts. Families and friends were up and down the aisles of stores at West Acres Mall and many shoppers got their gifts wrapped at the station in the food court. The staff says they saw fewer…

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…