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Local Businesses Donate to Essentia Health’s Emergency Department Supply Drive

Patients in need will be able to leave the hospital with warm clothes, blankets, toys and other items

1/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 5/5 Show Caption Hide Caption   FARGO, ND — People going through some of life’s most traumatic moments are getting a little extra help thanks to Essentia Health and generous local businesses. Nearly a dozen businesses collected items for the…

New Deadline for ND Governor’s Mansion in February of 2018

As much as $4 million in state money was approved for the construction of the home and $1 million was approved in private donations

1/2 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2 Show Caption Hide Caption BISMARCK, ND — Construction is running behind on the new governor’s mansion in North Dakota. Workers say they were hoping to have the 13,600 square foot building done by Thanksgiving and was then set back to the beginning of the year. But now the deadline for the Burgums is set…

Emergency Shelter at Moorhead’s National Guard Armory Needs Volunteers

Dozens of people in need were in danger on Christmas Eve and needed a roof over their heads

MOORHEAD, Minn. — With dangerous cold temps settling in, Governor Dayton approved expansion of emergency shelter space at the National Guard armory in Moorhead. Churches United is looking for volunteers. Dozens of people in need were in danger on Christmas Eve and needed a roof over their heads. “It’s life or death if they don’t have a place to stay,”…

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…

Bismarck City Officials Working to Find Ways for Help the Homeless

The United Way has been helping since the closure

  BISMARCK, ND — Bismarck city officials are trying to find new ways of helping the homeless population after the closure of the men’s shelter. The City Commission is working with its budget committee to see how much money they would need to get a shelter up and running. They are hoping to be able to find between $5,000 and…

Bernie’s Wines and Liquors Discounting Spirits for Holiday Spirit

Both locations of Bernie's in Fargo and West Fargo are accepting donations

FARGO, ND — A local business is looking to lend a helping hand this holiday season. Bernie’s Wines and Liquors is asking customers to bring in nonperishable food items in exchange for 10% off your purchase. They have partnered up with Great Plains Food Bank and are accepting donations until December 20th. The manager says it’s important to give back…

Salvation Army Searching for Bell Ringers

We'll be ringing the bells and gladly accepting your donations throughout the day

  FARGO, ND — You can help us fire up those Salvation Army Red Kettles this holiday season. Stop by and say hi to our KVRR news team on Thursday at the food court entrance at West Acres Mall. We’ll be ringing the bells and gladly accepting your donations throughout the day. Rob will also bring you his weather forecast…

High School Students and Teachers are Helping Those Struggling with Hunger

Now it's flourished into a fully functioning food pantry in the halls of Fargo South High School

FARGO, ND — In North Dakota online, more than 58,000 people are struggling with hunger and about 16,000 are children. Students and faculty at Fargo South High School have decided to take matters into their own hands. It started off as a Facebook post. “We need to do this and I’m like okay I was just posting stuff but let’s…

Attention Kids and Families: Santa is Back in Town!

Santa Village is celebrating the holiday season at the Fargo Park District's 31st annual event at Rheault Farm

FARGO, ND — The holidays are just around the corner and Santa is already in town! Santa Village is celebrating the holiday season at the Fargo Park District’s 31st annual event at Rheault Farm. Kids and families have the chance to meet Santa, decorate cookies with Mrs. Claus, enjoy holiday displays and get up close with the reindeer. The Fargo…

Farm Rescue Adds New Service for Farmers and Ranchers in Need

The non-profit provides free labor for farmers and ranchers

  REGIONAL — Farm Rescue has announced they are expanding their services to farmers and ranchers in need. The organization is adding livestock feeding assistance and it will be offered throughout North Dakota, Minnesota, South Dakota, Iowa, Montana and Nebraska. This will add to a list of services, such as harvesting, haying, and hauling hay and grain. The nonprofit provides…