History

Bonanzaville honored for preserving history

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — One of Cass County’s most iconic museums is honored for preserving history. Bonanzaville has been awarded the Excellence in Historic Preservation Award by the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution. Sandy Sidler presented Executive Director Beth Jansen and Board President Kristen Fellows with the award during a meeting. There are 30 historic…

Legislative Committee Wants Wrigley To Do More About Deleted Emails

Drew WrigleyBISMARCK, N.D. (KVRR/KFGO) — North Dakota legislators are asking questions of Attorney General Drew Wrigley after his predecessor’s emails were deleted. The Government Administration committee was initially investigating transparency in the leasing of state government buildings. But it is now also looking into the deletion of the emails, which Wrigley has claimed did not violate any policy. It was…

“Race: Are we so different?” exhibit seeks to educate people at Fargo City Hall

An exhibition to expand your knowledge on the history of race relations in the United States has a temporary home.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — YWCA of Cass-Clay moves their “Race: Are we so different?” mini-exhibition to Fargo’s City Hall as part of the YWCA’s mission to eliminate racism. “It’s for people to ask the questions that you’ve always wanted to ask and you weren’t sure if in fact you’re going to be offending the other person or the other culture….

NDSU Professor Weighs in on Economic Impact of War

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR)–As the United States and other NATO allies impose more sanctions on Russia, the country’s military continues to go full-scale as they attack Ukranian’s biggest cities. The United Nations reports more than half a million refugees have left Ukraine as Russian rockets and missiles continue to attack Kharkiv, the nation’s second largest city. An NDSU professor says while…

Hamilton: Immigrant, Patriot, Visionary Exhibit at Downtown Fargo Library

A traveling exhibit that connects the younger generation and the American revolution can now be found at the downtown Fargo Public Library.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – A traveling exhibit that connects the younger generation and the American revolution can be found at the downtown Fargo Public Library. You’ll be able to become familiar with who Hamilton was as a statesman and visionary. His life inspired discussion and controversy and helped shape the America that we live in 200 years after his death….

Sarah Fuller becomes 1st woman ever to play in Power 5 football game

HISTORY MADE đź‘Ź@VandyFootball’s Sarah Fuller is the first woman in college football history to play in a Power 5 game. pic.twitter.com/zhSaLqa3Bg — SEC Network (@SECNetwork) November 28, 2020 Sarah Fuller became the first woman to appear in a football game for a Power 5 Conference when she kicked off for Vanderbilt to begin the second half against Missouri. Vanderbilt was down 21-0…

Black Lives Matter Demonstrators Speak Out On Racial Inequality

Those with BLM say over 200 people attended the march

FARGO, N.D. — Alaki Ajang of Fargo says he grew up thinking everybody feared the police. But he soon realized that was not the case. “I thought it was normal really, that you would see police come around and then you feel nervous that you gotta, you know, you always have to announce, there’s twelve here, twelve here, twelve here….

LIVE: Preserve Your COVID-19 Stories For Future Historians

State Historical Society Needs Your Help Showing How North Dakotans Lived Through Pandemic

  We’re living in a unique time in history, and your stories from the coronavirus pandemic could be part of the historical record researchers study generations from now. The North Dakota State Historical Society is asking the public to document the pandemic. People can send in anything from pictures and videos to written accounts of life during this time. They…

League Of Women Voters Hosts Impeachment Information Talks

The Group Is Hoping To Give People The Chance To Learn About Impeachment Proceedings.

FARGO, N.D. — The League Of Women Voters Of the Red River Valley packed into the Sons Of Norway restaurant in Fargo. The group is hoping to give people the chance to learn about impeachment proceedings so they are well informed on a topic that’s making headlines. It’s over investigations of President Trump’s alleged involvement in Ukraine asking to have…