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Live: Kristi Engelstad Benefit

There's still a chance to help out a local women who has given so much to the community

FARGO, ND– Kristi Engelstad has been a paramedic for years and has taught classes for thousands in the community. In February, she was diagnosed with a rare ovarian cancer. Lutheran Church of the Cross in West Fargo is holding a benefit for her until 8 p.m. If you’d like to make a donation online, you can click here. Categories: Community,…

Bring Tommy Home: Community Gathers Behind Local Family

The two met Tommy one year ago and knew he was meant to be a part of their family

FARGO, ND — A Fargo couple is getting ready to bring home a new family member. Darren and Danja  Hall are raising money to adopt a 10-year-old boy from China. The two met Tommy one year ago and knew he was meant to be a part of their family. Friends organized a fundraiser at 20BelowCoffee to help with fees. Donation…

People “Walk and Roll” In Support of Veterans

This is the seventh annual VA2K Walk and Roll event for veterans

FARGO, ND — The Fargo community came out to support area veterans in need. The VA hosted the seventh annual VA2K Walk and Roll. The VA2K Walk is a national event that takes place at VA locations all across the country. In spite of the weather, turnout was high. “This year’s event has been significant,” said Rachel Mustachia of the…

NDSU Gives Back During Move Out Week

One student's trash may be another student's treasure during move out week

FARGO, ND — While finals may be coming to an end, another stress begins. It’s move out week. “We should probably put the guitar first,” one NDSU student said as they packed up. The semester may be over for some students, but now they tackle a new test. Fitting everything into a car. “I had to get rid of my mirror,”…

Bark in the Park Brings Comfort to Humans and Pets

It's the third year the fraternities have teamed up with the shelter

  FARGO, N.D.–Getting ready for finals can be “ruff”, but winding down doesn’t have to be. Two NDSU fraternities partner with Homeward Animal Shelter to help students take a break. Sigma Nu and Sigma Chi held their third annual “Bark in the Park” fundraiser. The animal shelter brought along some furry friends to campus and students also brought their own…

“I’ve Never Felt So Pretty”: CCRI Gives Opportunity for Picture Perfect Prom

People with disabilities "Say Yes to the Dress" for the annual CCRI prom

MOORHEAD, Minn. — There’s something about getting dressed to the nines and feeling like a star. A local organization is giving those with disabilities that chance. Donations were collected throughout the community so everyone has a chance to shine in the perfect CCRI prom night outfit. Getting ready for prom can be just as exciting as the big night. “They…

Interview: Finding the Perfect Prom Fit at CCRI

A local organization is giving those with disabilities that chance

MOORHEAD, Minn. — There’s something about getting dressed to the nines and feeling like a star. A local organization is giving those with disabilities that chance. Donations were collected throughout the community so everyone has a chance to shine in the perfect prom night outfit. KVRR reporter Shiina LoSciuto talked with organizers of CCRI’s Night to Remember. SHINNA LOSCIUTO: Sometimes, getting…

From Blood Recipient to Blood Donor: The Vincent Ulstad Story

A life changing accident kept this avid blood donor from giving back for seven years

FARGO, N.D. — Donating blood was a regular part of his life. But after a major car accident, blood donations were needed to save him. The accident left Vincent Ulstad blind, forcing him to make several adjustments. But almost eight years later, he can make donating blood a regular part of his life again. “I have absolutely no memory of…

Gifted First Graders of Lewis and Clark Give Gifts of Their Own

The students collected more than 500 teddy bears to give to children in need

First graders in the Gifted and Talented Program at Lewis and Clark Elementary gave a gift of their own. The students asked for teddy bear donations from the community to give to children involved in crises After collecting for a little over a week, the total number of stuffed animals collected is 552. The Fargo Fire Department and the Fargo…

Downtown Bar Crawl Helps Charity Replace Damaged Supplies

The first-ever Diaper Crawl helped the YWCA replace flood-damaged goods

FARGO, N.D. — Diapers and beer…who would’ve thought? A pipe at YWCA Cass-Clay malfunctioned, and the entire shelter flooded, which ruined many of their supplies. Surly Brewing Company saw a need to help them refill their items by holding a diaper crawl. For every item donated, a person earned one free surly beer ticket, which could be used at one…