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Salvation Army Distributes Coats For Kids

People were also able to register for the Thanksgiving Food Box.

FARGO, N.D. – The Salvation Army distributes coats for kids and families so they get some warmth this winter. Over the past year, The Salvation Army has been receiving donations of coats and other clothing to help those in need during the cold winter season. Some of the donations were able to find a new home as hundreds gathered outside…

Salvation Army Preps for Coats Distribution

Volunteers will be handing out winter gear Friday and Saturday to those in need

FARGO, N.D. — Winter is just around the corner, which means it’s time to bring out your coats, gloves and scarves. The Salvation Army, with the help of dozens of volunteers, is giving away more than 1,100 pounds of winter apparel to people in need. The coats were collected at various locations and washed at Sanford. Volunteers will be giving…

Salvation Army Seeks Volunteers for Coat Distribution Event

If you are interested in volunteering, you can contact Kristi Simmons at 701-936-4214.

FARGO, N.D.–The Salvation Army is seeking volunteers to help with the Salvation Army coat distribution event. The event will be held at the Fargo Air Museum on Friday, October 4 and Saturday, October 5 from 10a.m. to 7 p.m. Volunteers are especially needed the evenings of October 4 and 5 from 4 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. If you are interested…

“Heart Flight” Now a Permanent Exhibit at Fargo Air Museum

It includes two paintings of the F–4 fighter jet used in 1986 for the flight

FARGO, N.D. — Nearly 33 years ago, a North Dakota Air National Guard pilot was assigned one of the most important flights of his career. He transported a donated heart from Fargo to San Francisco, where a little boy was waiting for it to save his life. Gen. Becklund got the heart to Stanford University Medical Center in under four…

Salvation Army Collecting Items for “Coats for Kids” Drive Sooner This Year

KVRR is a proud sponsor of the drive

FARGO, N.D. — Last year, the Salvation Army collected nearly 1,600 coats and 2,300 winter accessories for families in need. “When you think about kids who are walking to school or standing out on the corner, different things like that, and the extremely dangerous conditions that we face, it’s really not an inconvenience, it’s just an outright danger,” said the…

WWII AirPower History Tour at Fargo Air Museum

One of only two flying B–29's left in the world is in town for a week

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo Air Museum is welcoming a piece of history into town, and you can take a ride. A World War Two bomber named FIFI is here for a week. The 75–year old plane is one of only two flying B–29’s left in the world. It’s here as part of the AirPower History Tour, presented by the Commemorative…

Fargo Air Museum Showcases Spartan Executive Plane

FARGO, N.D. – A Relic of 1930’s Corporate America lands at Fargo Air Museum. This week, you can see the Spartan Executive. It’s a plane designed for the wealthy during the Great Depression, and flown by aviation legends like Howard Hughes. You may know his story from the Leonardo DiCaprio movie The Aviator. Only 34 planes were ever produced, and…

Fargo Air Museum Honors D-Day with Trip Down Memory Lane

The museum showed movies from the D-Day era, offered free popcorn and had discounted gift shop items

FARGO, N.D.– The Fargo Air Museum honors the 75th Anniversary of D-Day. The community is invited to pay tribute to those who landed on the French beaches of Normandy in 1944. The museum showed movies from the World War II era. A Navy veteran visited the museum in honor of his father. “This happened 75 years ago and they are now…

Fargo-Moorhead Remembers Veterans Who Never Returned Home After the War

West Fargo, Dilworth and Harwood also held ceremonies this Memorial Day

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo–Moorhead is remembering all those who have died while serving our country. A soldier may put on their uniform and head into combat. “Well it’s nerve wracking. You’re always worried about who’s going to be next. Is it you,” said Joe Wallevand, who served in Vietnam. But they aren’t the only ones feeling the stress of a war….

75 Years Later: World War Two Veterans Spend Last Reunion in Fargo-Moorhead

Nineteen veterans from all over the country started their trip at the Hjemkomst Center

MOORHEAD, Minn. — It’s been 75 years of reunions for World War Two veterans who served on the USS Block Island. The carrier was the only one to sink in the Atlantic during the war after a Nazi attack. KVRR’s Danielle Church tells us why some of those veterans are now in the F-M metro. He spent 20 years serving his…