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Players compete in annual pond hockey tournament

"It's just the experience, building some friendships and meeting some new guys in town to play hockey, it's kind of just one big community."

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — The Fargo Parks District is welcoming players back with a game of pond hockey after canceling last week’s events due to the dangerously cold temperatures. “We have our annual pond hockey tournament today. We have four different divisions that are playing today. We usually have it split up in between two weekends, but last weekend it…

West Fargo VFW hosts annual pancake feed on New Years Day

The bar provides warm meals for free-will donations to raise funds that will go back into the community.

WEST FARGO, N.D.- The West Fargo VFW keeps its traditions of giving back to the community alive. The organization holds an annual pancake feed on the first day of the year to fill people up with some delicious eggs, sausage and, of course, pancakes. The bar provides warm meals for free-will donations to raise funds that will go back into…

Fargo woman brings awareness to mental health through hula hooping

They will begin after the new year and run for six weeks.

FARGO, N.D. — A local woman is hosting a class to bring awareness to mental health issues in a unique way. It’s a hula hooping course to bring awareness to mental health and help reduce symptoms of anxiety, stress and depression. The classes involve music to bring out rhythm in a therapeutic way as the hoop moves around the body….

Lutheran Church of the Cross hosts drive-thru Christmas event

West Fargo church is socially distant for the holidays

WEST FARGO, N.D.– Lutheran Church of the Cross is doing things a little differently this year.  Many churches across the U.S. are making changes to their holiday traditions in order to keep them going, and LCC is no different, combining 2 in-person events into 1 drive-thru event– what they’re calling an Advent Christmas Carol Mash-up. “This is an opportunity to…

Reindeer Ranch helps bring Christmas spirit to Downtown Fargo

Members of the community were excited by their appearance at holiday event

FARGO, N.D. — People from all over the metro showed up downtown to participate in classic winter events such as ice skating, taking family photos, and listening to Christmas music. But one thing many people don’t do every year… is hang out with some reindeer. Reindeer Ranch owner Vernon Hoselton has a herd of his own, and enjoys bringing them…

Nonprofit helps ensure local families spend holiday season full of turkey, gratitude and thanks

"Thanksgiving dinner for their families can be really tough for them so we wanted to be able to give back something to our community."

FARGO, N.D. — The Faith4Hope nonprofit is helping local families in the metro ensure they have a traditional Thanksgiving dinner. “This time of year we know that it’s a happy occasion but it also can be a sad one for others that are really fighting the poverty and so not being able to provide a typical Thanksgiving dinner for their…

United Way Cass Clay wants to fight homelessness in the community

LIVE UNITED GIVE UNITED rallied the community to drive by the C-I Apparel parking lot and give 20 dollars.

FARGO, N.D. – United Way of Cass Clay hosts a drive thru event to help prevent homelessness. Live United Give United rallied the community to drive by the CI Apparel parking lot and give $20. People were able to donate through a QR code. Those who stopped by were able to receive treats and do a fun photo-op. According to…

Organization hosts virtual welcome party for people new to the FM area

Organizers say their main focus this year was to provide people with things to do during the cold months.

FARGO-MOORHEAD -The Greater FM Economic Development Corporation welcomes new locals virtually amid COVID-19. About seven years ago, the organization saw people would often only stay for a short amount of time in the Fargo-Moorhead area because they didn’t feel connected to it. They saw an opportunity to create a twice a year welcoming for those looking to explore all that…

Local non profit hosts shopping relief event for community members

relief shoppers stay fashionably warm with donated goods

FARGO, N.D. — The relief shopping event hosted by the Life Packages for the Homeless non profit gave people the chance for an eventful weekend. People got the opportunity to shop until they dropped without having to spend a dime on items. “We’re not going to charge you for it. It’s 2020 things have come to a screeching halt for…