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How the West Fargo Park District Transforms Local Arena into Pumpkin Patch

Not only do families get to pick them out, but they get to bring them inside to decorate

WEST FARGO, N.D. — What better way to get into the fall spirit than picking pumpkins right in your neighborhood? The West Fargo Park District is bringing the farm style pumpkin patch and hay barrels to Veterans Memorial Arena. Not only do families get to pick them out, but they get to bring them inside to decorate. Many of the…

Freedom Elementary School Principal Surprises Students with Blue Ribbon Award

Kids at freedom elementary in West Fargo were expecting a presentation about bullying, but instead they became a part of their own game show...three strikes and you're out!

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Three North Dakota schools have been added to the list of nationally recognized blue ribbon schools. KVRR’s Jessie Cohen joins us live to tell us how one local principal surprised his students with the announcement. Kids at freedom elementary in West Fargo were expecting a presentation about bullying, but instead they became a part of their…

Doctors Break Out Their Dancing Shoes at “Dancing with the Doctors”

Proceeds from the first annual event will go to the Matto Foundation

FARGO, N.D. — Several doctors from Sanford Health trade in their lab coats for dancing shoes at the first annual “Dancing with the Doctors.” The medical personnel tackled many types of dances, including salsa, hip–hop, and the foxtrot. The doctors and their partners trained for the event with choreography and coaching from the Red River Dance and Performing Company. Some say…

“My Disease Won’t Stop Me From Living”: People Take Steps Towards a Cure for Type 1 Diabetes

There was a feeling of power, strength and motivation at the annual JDRF walk at Scheels Arena

WEST FARGO, N.D. — For the fifth year, people are gathering at Scheels Arena to fight for a world without type 1 diabetes. TJ and I (Alison Voorhees) had the opportunity to emcee the event and hear from those whose lives have made a 360 because of the disease. KVRR’s Jessie Cohen captured the walk and tells us how they…

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…

NDSU Fan Decorates Trailer Walls with Signatures of Bison Greats

Kent Ness has been gathering the signatures for the last few years

FARGO, N.D. — Many NDSU fans are passionate about the green and gold, but Kent Ness’s love for the Bison goes beyond the gridiron. “I’m an old Bison. I ran track for them here, so I’ve been coming here since even when I was younger, my dad brought us to games, so I’ve been a Bison fan as long as…

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…

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…

Game Giant Holds Grand Opening in Downtown Fargo

The store shares a space with Vinyl Giant Records

FARGO, N.D. — A new store in downtown Fargo called Game Giant combines board games and classic records. It is located at 626 2nd Avenue North. They held a grand opening complete with prizes, giveaways, and treats. Game Giant sells games, gifts, and toys for people of all ages and all gaming levels. The space is combined with Vinyl Giant Records,…