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Community lunch helps bring neighbors together

Proceeds form pay what you can meal go towards serving more people throughout the community.

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) — A local lunch is helping bring people together and give back to the community. Resilient Moorhead is partnering with Heart-N-Soul Community Café and Moorhead Public Housing Agency to bring neighbors together for a freshly cooked meal. The pay what you can meal includes a freshly made soup and squash dessert. The meal was made with fresh…

Northern Plains Botanic Garden aims for improvement

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) –The Northern Plains Botanic Garden is adding a taste of fall to its grounds. At its ‘Scarecrows in the Garden’ event, the Botanic Society placed locally crafted scarecrows for sale to help raise funds for the garden. Part of the event also included pumpkins sales, baked goods and handcrafted art and jewelry. All of the proceeds will…

Social Distancing: A Gem In Plain Sight

NDSU's Horticulture Research & Demonstration Gardens Offer A Beautiful Diversion To Your Routine

  I’ve been trying to share places to explore in our own backyard so we can break things up a bit while we’re staying closer to home during the pandemic. And this beautiful spot is right out in the open, yet feels mostly deserted. I visited NDSU’s Horticulture Research & Demonstration Gardens Tuesday afternoon. It’s beautiful. Hummingbirds danced around countless…

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…

Students at Fargo’s Eagles Elementary Get Green Thumbs By Developing A Snack Garden

FARGO, ND – Students at Fargo’s Eagles Elementary School are learning about planting and healthy food while developing a snack garden. It’s part of a grant–funded project the school is using to teach kids about project–based learning. Fifth graders are creating their plan to build the garden this week. Later this month, they will work with Eagles Elementary’s Educational Autism Academy…

Farm in the Dell Puts on Sixth Annual Spring “Friendraiser”

Last year, the organization was able to employ seven people with disabilities

  FARGO, N.D. — Some board members from Farm in the Dell of the Red River Valley say it’s not always easy for a person with a disability to get employed. “There’s so much cost in providing work opportunities that fit their abilities. Most of them will need a job coach or some type of supervision and that just takes a…

Home and Garden Show Draws Thousands of Visitors

Show includes something for everyone in the family

FARGO, N.D. — The 57th annual Home and Garden Show draws thousands of visitors who are looking to improve their living spaces. Whether you’re looking for a pet–washing station, a Jacuzzi, or a new counter, people can find something to complete every room in the house. “The pets are really getting more of a spotlight than they have in the past….

Make Sure Your Lawn is Ready for the Winter

Baker Nursery in Fargo Gives Tips on How to Prepare Your Lawn for the Cold Months Ahead

FARGO, ND — As the cold months approach us, it’s time to prepare your lawn if you haven’t already done so. Winterizing your lawn is very important. Baker Nursery in Fargo recommends mowing leaves into your grass. “They’ll mulch down into the soil layer, they’ll help retain moisture over the winter and then they’ll also act as a weed barrier…

New Solar Garden Is Heating Up In Detroit Lakes

Detroit Lakes Public Utilities officials said they decided it would be more efficient to control the power from one central location

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — A solar garden project that has been in the works for over two years is now up and running in Detroit Lakes. The two solar arrays at 1426 Terry Street on–site are currently providing energy for 40 public utilities customers and have room for about 10 more. Detroit Lakes Public Utilities officials say they decided it…