Red Cross Honors Local Heroes at “Celebrating the Mission” Event

Three people received Hero awards

FARGO, N.D. — Everyday heroes in the community are being recognized for their work at American Red Cross’s “Celebrating the Mission” event. Volunteers, local fire departments and emergency responders were all invited to the lunch. The Red Cross helps victims during disasters and keeps people safe by making sure homes have safeguards in case of fire. Jeff Wolsky, who was awarded…

88 Veterans Experience Day One of the Honor Flight: KVRR’s TJ Nelson is Live from Washington D.C.

These 87 men and one woman chosen for this flight served their country and this is just one more way to say "Thanks"

WASHINGTON D.C. — Eighty-eight veterans from North Dakota and Minnesota are in Washington, D.C. on the latest Honor Flight. KVRR Anchor TJ Nelson and Chief Photographer John Hanson are traveling with the veterans as they visit the memorials in their honor. It has been a whirlwind day of travel, sightseeing and getting to know one another. These 87 men and…

Vietnam Veterans and Local Law Enforcement Honor the Thousands of Lives Lost in 9/11

Many gathered on Veterans memorial bridge to speak about the 2,996 people killed on September 11th of 2001

FARGO, N.D. — Vietnam Veterans are honoring those lives lost at an annual 9/11 memorial service. Many gathered on Veterans memorial bridge to speak about the 2,996 people killed on September 11th of 2001. That includes hundreds of heroes that ran into the chaos to save lives but never made it out. Those who came out to the memorial expressed…

Come Out to Bowl, Buy and Bite to Honor Our Heroes

All the proceeds from this Saturday's sale will go towards the next Honor Flight

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Calling all garage sale lovers! This is your opportunity to pick up some items at a low cost while also supporting our veterans. All the proceeds from this Saturday’s sale will go towards the next Honor Flight. It’s a trip for veterans to visit Washington D.C. and see the memorials from the wars they have served in….

Five People Receive Lifesaving Awards From F-M Ambulance

They stressed the importance of knowing CPR

FARGO, N.D. — Five citizens are considered heroes after they saved a woman’s life. They received lifesaving awards from F–M Ambulance. Kay Zirnhelt was shopping at Target one day when she suddenly collapsed. “I wanted to look a new bubbly water because I heard they had little sayings on the lids. I reached up to look at it and got dizzy…

Honoring Local Law Enforcement and First Responders in Barnesville

Kids from the schools in the area wrote thank you notes that were posted around the room.

BARNESVILLE, Minn. — Community members in Barnesville are saying thank you to first responders and local law enforcement for being heroes in the community. Some of the Barnesville fire department, police department, ambulance, Clay County Sheriff’s Office and the Minnesota DNR were at the celebration. Kids from the schools in the area wrote thank you notes that were posted around…

Honoring Hometown Heroes in East Grand Forks

All law enforcement, fire, EMS, doctors, nurses and military personal are being thanked for the lives they've touched

EAST GRAND FORKS, Minn. — Kids playing and families bonding is what Valley Corn Maize is all about. “Seeing family and friends doing things together and creating memories and just having a really good time,” said Debbie Krueger, one of the owners. They’re celebrating more than just community. They’re honoring hometown heroes. “We just feel like it’s one weekend we…

11th Annual All Fallen Heroes Memorial Ride in Jamestown

The celebration, steak-fry and ride start at Noon this Saturday at Jamestown's Civic Center

JAMESTOWN, ND — More than one hundred motorcycle riders will North Dakota’s fallen veterans this weekend in Jamestown. The North Dakota Patriot Guard is hosting their 11th annual All Fallen Heroes Memorial Ride. The celebration, steak-fry and ride start at Noon this Saturday at Jamestown’s Civic Center. Captain Tony Grogh said the ride is more of a reunion for its…

The American Red Cross Honors Heroes in the Dakotas Region

The American Red Cross Dakotas Region Honored local Heroes and Celebrated 100 Years of Service

FARGO, ND — The American Red Cross is honoring those in our community who do extraordinary things every day. The annual “Honoring Heroes’ Lunch” honored a veteran, a Red Cross volunteer, and Slumberland Furniture. They are being recognized for continuing to give back to the community through volunteer work and helping those in need. The American Red Cross chooses their…

Volunteers Start Building a Home for an Injured Veteran in Moorhead

Volunteers for Homes for our Troops helped build a house for one veteran in need

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Volunteers in Moorhead are finding a way to give back to people who put their lives at risk. They began building a home for one man who came back a different person. Sacrificing a Saturday morning came easy for one group of volunteers. Especially when it’s for a man who was willing to sacrifice it all. “The…