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American Red Cross Helps People Affected by Fargo Apartment Fire

The Red Cross encourages everyone to practice fire safety and discuss escape plans.

FARGO, N.D.–The American Red Cross is helping 12 people affected by an apartment fire Thursday night. The fire occurred in the 2800 block of 7th Street North in Fargo. Multiple people were forced to jump from balconies to escape the smoke that filled two of the three stories. The American Red Cross is offering those displaced by the fire, including…

Sen. Tina Smith Works To Help People Who Didn’t Get Stimulus Checks

She Says It's Important That We Make Sure No One Is Left Out In The Relief Effort.

WASHINGTON — Minnesota Sen. Tina Smith says she working hard with the Senate to help families who didn’t receive money in the latest stimulus package. The senator says families with children over the age of 17 and families who have elderly loved ones didn’t get the additional $500 for dependents. She says it’s important that we make sure no one…

Fergus Falls Company Makes Medical Gowns For Hospital

Shortex Products Says They Felt The Need To Make The Change To Help Out Those Who Need Supplies While Fighting The Pandemic.

FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — A Fergus Falls company is switching gears from boats to medical gowns. Shortex Products says they felt the need to make the change to help out those who need supplies while fighting the pandemic. They say the equipment they use for the boat covers and other products were able to make the switch over to the…

Homeless Memorial Day Walk and Service In Remembrance

That's why the mayors of Fargo,West Fargo, Dilworth and Moorhead declared that the 21st of December be Homeless Memorial Day.

FARGO, N.D. — December 21 is the first day of winter and the longest night of the year. Over the past 20 years in the FM area, more than 200 people have either died or had their lives shortened from experiences with homelessness. That’s why the mayors of Fargo,West Fargo, Dilworth and Moorhead had declared that the 21st of December…

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…