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What Moorhead School Board Candidates Have to Say a Month Ahead of the Election

There are six candidates running for the Moorhead School Board but only three spots are up for grabs

MOORHEAD, Minn. — There are six candidates running for the Moorhead School Board but only three spots are up for grabs. KVRR’s Jessie Cohen joins us to tell us what the candidates had to say at a League of Women Voters Debate. Jessie? All of the candidates touched on topics like school safety, funds for gifted and talented programs and…

Sneak Peak of Bright Sky Apartments for the Homeless

People who have never had a place to call home will finally have a bed to rest their heads and a key to their own place

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Over the last five years, Churches United has been building an apartment complex for people who are classified as having experienced long term homelessness and have a disability. KVRR’s Jessie Cohen got a sneak peak of the apartments that will have their first residents moving into them next week. “Circumstances in their lives lead them to be…

West Fargo Unveils Plan to Manage City’s Future Growth

City leaders believe West Fargo 2.0 will direct the community into a vibrant future

WEST FARGO, N.D. — The city of West Fargo invited the public to hear the final draft of a plan that will manage the city’s growth for the next ten years and beyond. The city says West Fargo 2.0 will lead the community into sustained growth for years to come. West Fargo’s motto is “A City on the Grow!”  And…

Iowa Couple Celebrates Nearly Eight Decades of Marriage

Their secret? Luck.

1/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/4 Show Caption Hide Caption VINTON, Iowa — It must have worked because this Iowa couple has been hitched for 79 years. “I said, ‘I’d like to go back and see that girl again’ so that’s where it all started with just trying to vaccinate…

Flood Diversion Task Force Releases Report on Construction Recommendations

The future of the greater Fargo–Moorhead area has been in question since the destructive flood of 1997

FARGO, ND — The Flood Diversion Task Force has released its recommendations, but does that mean construction will continue for the Red River diversion project? The future of the greater Fargo–Moorhead area has been in question since the destructive flood of 1997. But now, those fears may come to an end with new protections. “It gives people an opportunity to…

UND Aviation Students Recruited by U.S. Customs and Border Protection

The program is open to sophomores and juniors at UND

  GRAND FORKS, ND — The U.S. Customs and Border Protection is turning to UND for help with their pilot shortage. Under the Pathways Program, the government agency is offering part-time jobs to underclassmen, hoping to entice them into full time work for the agency when they graduate. Students will be able to earn $14 an hour and work as…

Scheels Donates $500,000 to The New Life Center

The New Life Center will be renovating their space while also making new additions to the property

FARGO, ND — The New Life Center has been awarded a half a million dollar grant from the Scheels Foundation after completing their challenge of raising the same amount by December 16th! The money is going towards their Capital Campaign called Mission 2.0. The New Life Center will be renovating their space while also making new additions to the property….

High School Students and Teachers are Helping Those Struggling with Hunger

Now it's flourished into a fully functioning food pantry in the halls of Fargo South High School

FARGO, ND — In North Dakota online, more than 58,000 people are struggling with hunger and about 16,000 are children. Students and faculty at Fargo South High School have decided to take matters into their own hands. It started off as a Facebook post. “We need to do this and I’m like okay I was just posting stuff but let’s…

Local U.S. Army Soldiers Return Home from Overseas

Even from the other side of the world, Nelson was able to see Nolan's first steps

FARGO, ND — Fargo is welcoming home Matt Nelson, a soldier in the U.S. Army. Nelson spent the last 10 months overseas in Afghanistan and although this was his third deployment, he says this one was the most difficult because he was leaving behind his six month old son, Nolan. Nelson says he’s especially thankful for technology, such as Facetime…

NDDOT Looking into the Future with “ND Moves”

What does North Dakota need for the future of biking, walking, rolling and public transportation?

FARGO, ND — The North Dakota Department of Transportation is changing the future of transportation. A new project is getting started and targeting the needs of North Dakotans. What does North Dakota need for the future of biking, walking, rolling and public transportation? The North Dakota Department of Transportation is bringing communities together to answer that question for their new…