18-Year-Olds Voting for the 1st Time: It’s Their Time to Make Change this Election

These teenagers will not only affect the outcome of this election, but may change the countries future"

FARGO, N.D. — It may be hard to believe but every vote does count and some young voters are starting to realize that. KVRR’s Jessie Cohen gives us an inside look at how the younger generation makes their decisions about voting in our lead story. “I will talk about the tough issues. I don’t pretend that they are going to…

Hundreds of Olive Garden Locations Saying Thank You to Firefighters with Pasta

It is not every day that people show gratitude for the fighters in their hard hats who go above and beyond putting out flames

FARGO, N.D. — For many, Labor Day weekend is a mini vacation but for others, like first responders, it’s any other day on the job. KVRR’s Jessie Cohen tells us about a nationwide effort from Olive Garden to say thank you for their hard work. With hours upon hours of hard work, Fargo firefighters are hungry for more than just…

Salvation Army Continues to Support Family Who Moved from Texas to Fargo

Kids and their parents are lining up outside of Josef's to check in with the Salvation Army to get a free clean cut to start off the year

FARGO, N.D. — Getting your kids ready for school can get expensive and for many families in the metro, they can’t afford all the preparations. KVRR’s Jessie Cohen tells us why one woman is grateful for a partnership that’s provided free haircuts to her four children. “You never know what could happen from one day to another. We lost our…

Horace’s First Streets Alive is Getting Kids Active and Engaged with Local Law Enforcement

At Horace's first ever Streets Alive, kids got the chance to learn new safety tips about bike riding and play some games with the officers

HORACE, N.D. — Law officers in Horace are engaging with kids and families in the community to remind them that cops aren’t that scary, they’re the good guys. The city has been working hard to bring different events to the area each month that get all different people from the city involved. At Horace’s first ever Streets Alive, kids got…

Artist Touring All 50 States in 50 Weeks Stops in Moorhead and is Coming Back to the Valley

He has dropped numerous songs and just released a book called Relapse: A Love Story

MOORHEAD, Minn. — An American singer, songwriter, poet and author is living out his dream by touring 50 states in 52 weeks with his wife who is now in remission. Robert Hunter stopped at Junkyard Brewing in Moorhead last night and says if it wasn’t for his wife, who was battling with an aggressive form of cancer, he never would…

Richland 44’s Interim Superintendent has First School Board Meeting

"That to me had to be my number one goal. To get to know the students to get to visit with them, eat lunch with them every day and I've been doing that"

COLFAX, N.D. — Tim Godfrey resigned as Richland 44 Superintendent after he was put on paid administrative leave amidst a hazing scandal. Now the district has an interim superintendent and he spoke at his first school board meeting. “That to me had to be my number one goal. To get to know the students to get to visit with them,…

Honoring Local Law Enforcement and First Responders in Barnesville

Kids from the schools in the area wrote thank you notes that were posted around the room.

BARNESVILLE, Minn. — Community members in Barnesville are saying thank you to first responders and local law enforcement for being heroes in the community. Some of the Barnesville fire department, police department, ambulance, Clay County Sheriff’s Office and the Minnesota DNR were at the celebration. Kids from the schools in the area wrote thank you notes that were posted around…

The Polls Are In! Who Won the Salvation Army Fundraising Challenge?

During the Red Kettle Campaign, the groups collectively raised nearly 34,000 dollars

FARGO, ND — Off duty law enforcement, realtors and off–duty firefighters have been competing to raise the most money for the Salvation Army and the polls are in! Over the last three days the groups rang bells for hundreds of hours and the realtors came in first place. During the Red Kettle Campaign, the groups collectively raised nearly 75,000 dollars….

Cara Mund, Bismarck Native and Newly Crowned Miss America, Devotes Time to Make-A-Wish, Other Projects

Mund spent her time growing up in Bismarck and spent much of her childhood devoting her time to philanthropy and her career.

FARGO, ND — She’s not only making North Dakota history, but the nation’s eyes are all on her. Cara Mund of Bismarck has been crowned Miss America. She spent a lot of time in Fargo, advancing her career as a model, a dancer and a philanthropist. When you think Miss America, you think of beauty pageants, but to many who know and…

Social Inclusion Class Welcomes All at Fargo North High School

Greeters shared high fives and held encouraging signs while dancing to music

FARGO, ND — The first day enrollment for the Fargo Public School District is up 175 students from last year at 11,440. At Fargo North, a group of high school students encouraged a positive, inclusive environment on the first day of classes. A dozen students from a social inclusion class got to school early to welcome kids in the school’s…