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USDA Approves North Dakota Disaster Designation

USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue approved disaster relief for 47 counties in North Dakota.

ARGUSVILLE, N.D. — USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue approved disaster relief for 47 counties in North Dakota. USDA Under Secretary for Farm Production and Conservation Bill Northey joined both of North Dakota’s Senators and Governor Burgum to talk with local producers in Argusville. “You don’t need to drive too far from the scene to see wheat fields still out in the…

UPDATE: Missing Girl Has Been Located Safe

Katie Hamman was reported as a runaway on October 27.

UPDATE: Fargo Police report that Katie Hamman has been safely located in Oshkosh, Wisconsin and is with her family, and cooperative with local law enforcement UPDATE: Police say the white Volkswagen SUV has been located in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, but they are still looking for Katie. The Volkswagen is Katie’s mother’s vehicle and is currently being brought back to Fargo. Police…

Getting By With a Little Help From Her Friends; Rock and Roll Fan Battles Autoimmune Disease

"But the one I need for Ankylosing Spondylitis to slow it down, is the cosentyx, and that is $6,000 a month"

FARGO, N.D. — A proud Fargo rock fan says good friends and music can help you get through some of life’s toughest battles. Take a look at how her friends are combining some of her favorite things to take one burden off her shoulders. Since she was a teenager, Shannon Neece has been misdiagnosed. It wasn’t until recently, she is…

Looking Back on 2018; The Biggest Stories in the Red River Valley

2018 was a year filled with celebrations, sorrow, hope and tragedy in the metro

FARGO, N.D. — 2018 was a year filled with celebrations, sorrow, hope and tragedy in the Red River Valley. KVRR’s Jessie Cohen takes us back to the beginning and walks us through this last year. It all started back in January…a bright new start for a location that once took the life of a young Fargo Police officer. A new…

Culver’s Donates Hundreds of Gifts to Golden Drive Homeless Kids for Holidays

During its first year, Culvers collected enough gifts to fill their counter top

FARGO, N.D. — Golden Drive Homeless Kids is packing up boxes full of Christmas goodies for families in need. They spent the day driving around town picking up donations but started the day off at Culvers and a mountain of donations. A number of local businesses collect gifts each year for the homeless. During its first year, Culvers collected enough…

Erasing the Stigma: One of a Kind Doll for Kids with Disabilities

"They get to a point and realize they're different and they don't have toys that match their abilities and they wonder where do they fit in? Where do they fit in?"

FARGO, N.D. — For parents who have children with disabilities, walking up and down the isles to pick out holiday gifts isn’t always the easiest thing. KVRR’s Jessie Cohen takes us across sea’s to show us how one company is changing the game for families around the world. “They get to a point and realize they’re different and they don’t…

Essentia Health Gives Firsthand Look at New Cardiac and Intermediate Care Unit

The new unit doesn't just look and feel brand new but the extra bed space and the upgraded technology helps better serve their patients

FARGO, N.D. — Essentia Staff are getting their first look at the new Cardiac and Intermediate Care Unit within the hospital on 32nd Avenue in Fargo. “People come to Fargo. It’s a destination to come here for this hospital and we want to always provide the best for them,” said Cindy Jorud, the Director of the ICU Cardiac and Immediate…

Making the Little Things Count: Local Organization Helps Breast Cancer Fighters

That's where Pink It Forward comes in...they think about the details

FARGO, N.D. — When you are fighting a life threatening disease, the little things can make all the difference. That’s exactly what Pink It Forward is doing. One in every eight women will develop breast cancer. “In some way we are all affected by breast cancer,” said Shannon Tjaden, the United States of American Mrs. North Dakota. But it’s not…

The Money You Spend on These Items Ensures Workers Receive a Living Wage

First Congregational Church of Christ in Moorhead is selling all different types of fair trade goods that communities benefit from

MOORHEAD, Minn. — If you’re looking to spend money that ensures workers receive a living wage, we have just the place for you. First Congregational Church of Christ in Moorhead is selling all different types of fair trade goods that communities benefit from. Not only can you walk away with something new to add to your home or wardrobe, but…

Trying to Change Habits: How the City of Fargo is Trying to Eliminate Plastic Bag Use

In honor of America Recycles Day, the city of Fargo is running the "Day Without a Bag" campaign

FARGO, N.D. — In honor of America Recycles Day, the city of Fargo is running the “Day Without a Bag” campaign. It’s not always easy to kick an old habit… …but what if we all tried? “It would be nice if everybody would do that and get away from plastic,” said Rosella Kolrud, a Cash Wise shopper. The city of…