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Streets covered for Officer Cody Holte’s procession in Grand Forks

Theisen and his family brought a sign they had left in their window of 639, Cody Holte's badge number.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Countless squad cars, fire trucks and other emergency vehicles made their way down University Avenue in somber moment as a region has lost one of it’s heroes. “It doesn’t happen often and when it does it affects the whole community and watching it all from home and then to come out and watch the processional it’s…

Red River Valley Fair Announces 2020 Country Lineup

WEST FARGO, N.D.–Red River Valley Fair officials have announced the 2020 country lineup. LANCO with Runaway June will be on the Grandstand Wednesday, July 8th and Trace Adkins will take the Grandstand Thursday, July 9th. LANCO is an American country music band consisting of five members. Their most popular song to date is “Greatest Love Story” which has been featured…

Michigan Man Bikes Across Country in Hopes of Stopping Gun Violence

He created a nationwide hotline for people to call if they're planning violence

FARGO, N.D. — A Michigan man is biking across the country in hopes of stopping people from committing gun violence. Scott Hite stopped in Fargo to talk about www.waitone.org. It’s a nationwide hotline designed for people to call if they’re planning violence. He says he was inspired after learning the Aurora movie theater shooter in Colorado had called a mental…

Campers From Across the Country Gear Up for WE Fest 2019

The festival kicks off tomorrow

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — Country fans have their cowboy hats out and are gathering in Detroit Lakes for WE Fest. Bruce Sostak of Plano, Texas has been coming to WE Fest for years. It all started when he heard about it from a friend. “She said she was coming to WE Fest, I asked, ‘what’s WE Fest?’ and she told…

One Year Serving the Country in Afghanistan; Soldiers are Welcomed Back to North Dakota

Governor Doug Burgum joined North Dakota National Guard Leaders in a ceremony to honor about 30 soldiers who returned from Afghanistan but also thank their families

FARGO, N.D. — After a yearlong mission in Afghanistan, members of the 191st Military Police Company we’re officially welcomed back home. KVRR’s Jessie Cohen spoke to some soldiers who say the support from their loved ones was their driving force to keep fighting. After a year of putting their lives on the line, these soldiers came home just in time…

Red River Valley Fair Announces Country Acts

All grandstand entertainment is free with paid gate admission.

West Fargo, N.D. (KFGO/RRVF) – The Red River Valley Fair has announced their country entertainers for 2019. The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band will take the stage on Tuesday, July 9th. Josh Turner will perform on Thursday, July 11th and Kip Moore will be on Saturday, July 13th. All grandstand entertainment is free with paid gate admission. Nitty Gritty Dirt Band…

Former Fargo Talent Sings National Anthem Before Panthers Steelers Game

Nationally recognized motivational speaker and veteran

PITTSBURGH — Another big moment in the career of a former Fargo man who is a singer, actor, nationally recognized motivational speaker and veteran. Mark Lindquist sang the National Anthem before the Panthers and Steelers game in Pittsburg. Lindquist posted on Facebook that he sang the anthem at Heinz Field for the NFL’s Salute to Service game. He also thanked…

How Local Businesses are Giving Back to Heroes on Freedom Day USA

The day is being marked with the slogan "Day of Free, For a Lifetime of Freedom"

FARGO, N.D. — Freedom Day USA is giving nationwide businesses a reason to say thank you to those who put their lives on the line to protect this country. Cornerstone Dental in Fargo is one of the thousands of businesses that are providing free services for members of the military and veterans. The day is being marked with the slogan…

Vietnam Veterans and Local Law Enforcement Honor the Thousands of Lives Lost in 9/11

Many gathered on Veterans memorial bridge to speak about the 2,996 people killed on September 11th of 2001

FARGO, N.D. — Vietnam Veterans are honoring those lives lost at an annual 9/11 memorial service. Many gathered on Veterans memorial bridge to speak about the 2,996 people killed on September 11th of 2001. That includes hundreds of heroes that ran into the chaos to save lives but never made it out. Those who came out to the memorial expressed…

Women on Wheels Say Their Group is More Than Just a Monday Night Ride

Women on Wheels are going off the beaten path and riding in the dirt throughout the metro

FARGO, N.D. — Women on Wheels are going off the beaten path and riding in the dirt throughout the metro. This empowering group of women meets every Monday to ride new trails in the community. They have also found a family within the group, giving them the push they need to take part in other rides around the country. Two…