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Bridge Bash Expands and Keeps Bringing Students and Community Members Back Each Year

Greater Moorhead Days are connecting students to the community, and what better way to do that than with food, games, and live music?

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The city of Moorhead is welcoming college students back to the area but what keeps them coming back each year? KVRR’s Jessie Cohen caught up with some Concordia seniors who say events like the Bridge Bash make Moorhead feel like home. Greater Moorhead Days are connecting students to the community, and what better way to do that…

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…

Dancers are Moving and Grooving to Help Kids Have a Better Start to the 2018 School Year

DanceUnited started 5 years ago with people from Courts Plus, now instructors from Anytime Fitness, Family Wellness and YMCA are joining in

FARGO, N.D. — The United Way of Cass Clay is collecting donations for their annual School Supply drive and one group is giving back in a funky way. KVRR’s Jessie Cohen tells us how DanceUnited is bringing people from all over the community together to make a difference. They are moving and grooving to the beat of each song. “Dancing…

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…

Essentia NICU Nurse Gets Surprise Celebration

Vicki Holtan has been a NICU nurse for 40 years

FARGO, N.D. — Vicki Holtan, who’s been a NICU nurse for 40 years, got quite the surprise from her family and co-workers. “We said we’re going to a Redhawks game, we’re at the lake… We said we’re going to take a day away from the lake and go to a Redhawks game, which is probably a little suspicious but she went…

Remembering Christopher Bacon: U.S. Army Specialist U.S. Customs and Border Patrol Officer

A family man, the guy who always wanted to take people under his wing

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — After a fatal car crash on June 7th, U.S. Army Specialist U.S. Customs and Border Patrol Officer, Christopher Bacon lost his life. Family, friends and community members are honoring Bacon at a ceremony at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks. I spoke to dozens who came out to honor Chris and support his family and although…

Food Truck For a Purpose Welcomes Minneapolis Pro Wrestler and her BBQ Sauce

Fargo Park District is bringing a tasty twist to the summer by hosting different food trucks and giving back to United Way of Cass–Clay

FARGO, N.D. — Food Truck for a Purpose is back and a Minneapolis pro–wrestler was in town with her Meat and Greet Food Truck. Fargo Park District is bringing a tasty twist to the summer by hosting different food trucks and giving back to United Way of Cass–Clay. OBD is a pro wrestler who started her own line of barbecue…

Happy 50th Birthday Special Olympics! Annual Law Enforcement Torch Run Celebrates with Athletes

With pride for their teams up in the air and big smiles on display, these athletes are absorbing the celebration

FARGO, N.D. — The Special Olympics have officially kicked off its State Summer Games with the annual Law Enforcement Torch Run. With pride for their teams up in the air and big smiles on display, these athletes are absorbing the celebration. “The law enforcement torch run, it’s a symbol of hope for the Special Olympics and I really truly believe…

3rd Annual Osgood Memorial Day Veterans Appreciation Golf Event

All active, former and retired military personnel get a free day of golf to enjoy with their friends and family

FARGO, N.D. — For the third year in a row, Osgood holds its Memorial Day Veterans Appreciation Golf Event. All active, former and retired military personnel get a free day of golf to enjoy with their friends and family. Staff at Osgood says it’s a great opportunity to say thank you for their service while also giving them a day…

Looking Back on the 2018 Fargo Marathon and What’s to Come Next Year

"All in all feeling great about the whole feel of events starting from the cyclothon all the way through yesterday's full marathon"

FARGO, N.D. — After 394 days of planning, all of the Fargo Marathon events and races have come to an end. “All in all feeling great about the whole feel of events starting from the cyclothon all the way through yesterday’s full marathon,” said Executive Director of the Fargo Marathon, Mark Knutson. Whether you were racing, watching or cheering people…