Hjemkomst Center

‘Remembering the Forgotten Pandemic’: Student exhibit examines 1918 Spanish Flu

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) – Wednesday marked opening night for a new exhibit examining the Spanish Flu and the lives it took in the Red River Valley. Behind a glass case at the Hjemkomst Center, diaries, letters and newspapers show calls for quarantines, face masks and business closures across the Red River Valley. “With COVID-19 going on at the moment, you…

The FMCT Is Opening A New Venue

FMCT's Executive Director says she's excited about the new community stage at the Hjemkomst Heritage Hall.

FARGO, N.D. — It’s been over a year since the Fargo-Moorhead Community Theater closed its doors in Fargo. Now the FMCT is welcoming a new venue. “Theater teaches you to be flexible, teaches you to thrive, and it teaches you to give,” FMCT Executive Director Judy Lewis says. The Fargo-Moorhead Community Theater keeps the curtains open with their new permanent…

COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics Set For Fargo, Moorhead & Grand Forks

Essentia Health to continue to offer walk-ins this week in Fargo

FARGO, N.D. — Free community clinics to get the COVID-19 vaccine are being offered in Fargo, Moorhead and Grand Forks this week. In Fargo at the former Gordmans, those 16 and older can get the Pfizer Vaccine on Tuesday from 9-7. Those 18 and older can get a Johnson & Johnson, single-dose shot, on Thursday from 2-7. Sign up at…

Social Distancing: This Is The Way

Several Snow Sculptors Were Inspired By The Mandalorian In Moorhead

  This is the way. Winter dominates life around here. We’ve even got an annual festival just to celebrate the season. So if you want to honor Old Man Winter, you can go check out some amazing creations made with his beloved snow. Frostival hosted its snow sculpture competition over the weekend at the Hjemkomst Center. I went to check…

Social Distancing: Checking Out Local Wildlife

Winter Wildlife Excursion Explores Variety Of Wildlife Close To Home

  You have the chance to explore the rich tapestry of wildlife right in the middle of town. The Red River Zoo and Nature of the North are teaming up today for a winter wildlife excursion by the Hjemkomst Center. A zoologist will guide nature fans looking for wildlife, their tracks, and other signs of the rich ecosystem here in…

Social Distancing: Light Tunnel

Light Tunnel Back Up After Blizzard In Moorhead

  The season of holiday lights doesn’t have to be over yet. In fact, you can surround yourself in a bright, shining display if you know where to look. This light tunnel went up earlier this month in the field between the Hjemkomst Center and the Red River. At night, it’s a breath-taking experience all lit up and ready to…

City of Moorhead to Host Community Flood Update Meeting

The meeting is March 12 at the Hjemkomst Center

MOORHEAD, Minn.–The City of Moorhead is holding a Community Flood Informational Meeting on March 12 at 6 p.m. at the Hjemkomst Center. The meeting will provide information about the City’s flood preparations and potential flooding impacts. The City of Moorhead provides important weather updates through their eNotification system and emergency announcements through Code Red. For information on flood preparations and…

“All Aboard Minnesota” Exploring Expanded Rail Transportation to/from Moorhead

Their proposal would use existing railroad lines connected to the Twin Cities.

MOORHEAD, Minn.–All Aboard Minnesota, a non-profit, has identified the F-M area as an ideal location for additional daytime rail services to the Twin Cities. All Aboard Minnesota focuses on expanding and developing intercity rail transportation options for growing cities. The organization says rail transportation options often bring economic development opportunities and can improve mobility options for residents. Their proposal would…

New Superhero Exhibit at Moorhead’s Hjemkomst Center

It features more than 350 supernatural-themed pieces

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Your favorite superheroes are making a stop at the Hjemkomst Center in Moorhead. “America’s Monsters, Superheroes and Villains: Our Culture at Play” is the newest exhibit at the Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County. Each display section is intended to explore a different time period in American history. The exhibit features more than 350 supernatural–themed pieces,…

Strongmen Show Off Viking Strength in Moorhead for HISTORY Show

MOORHEAD, Minn – Four of the world’s strongest men want to figure out if they’re as strong as Vikings. What’s a better place to test their might than Minnesota? It’s all part of the History Channel show The Strongest Man in History. Courtesy: HISTORY Four-time World’s Strongest Man champion Brian Shaw pulled a Viking ship weighing 12,000 pounds in the Hjemkomst…