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Democrats Condemning Anti-Semitism In Wake Of Comments By Minnesota Congresswoman

FBI Also Investigating Threat Directed At Democrat Rep. Ilhan Omar

WASHINGTON, D.C. — House Democrats will offer a resolution Wednesday condemning anti-Semitism in response to Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar’s latest remarks on Israel. The declaration, supported by Speaker Nancy Pelosi, comes after Omar made new remarks about Israel that critics are calling anti-Semitic. Meanwhile, the FBI and other law enforcement agencies are looking into a report of a threatening graffiti message…

Last Weekend For Pride of Dakota Pop Up Market at West Acres Mall

The shop sells all local products, from jams to wines to salsa

FARGO, N.D. — It’s the last weekend for the Pride of Dakota pop up market at the West Acres Mall. In their second year, owners say they’ve had a very successful 45-day run as people did their holiday shopping. Pride of Dakota sells all local products, from jams to wine to salsa. Owners say they’ve seen thousands of customers throughout the…

Holiday Blood Drive: One West Fargo Couple’s Story About Giving and Receiving

As a constant supporter and right hand, Tim decided he has more than enough blood and platelets to help others

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Medical experts say blood donations are in higher demand during the holiday season and one man is doing his part to make a difference. Donating blood two to three times a year was routine for Tim Mehl. “But in 2013 it became more personal…we spent a lot of time in the hospital befriending people that had…

Golden Drive Homeless Kids Ramps Up Its Support for YouthWorks during Holidays

Sue Baron donated five truck loads worth of goods to help children

FARGO, N.D. — Last week, Sue Baron, the founder of Golden Drive Homeless Kids, collected several items that could make the holidays special for several kids across the metro. Flash forward seven days, and the donations inside her fleet of trucks (five trunkloads of goods) can finally help others in need. “I can’t stress the gratitude that we hold for this…

14 Brave Students Compete in Eggnog Chugging Contest

Contestants try to chug a quart of eggnog

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Fourteen brave students signed up to compete in quite the competition to get in the holiday spirit: Park Christian’s annual eggnog chugging contest. Whoever can chug one quart of eggnog the fastest is the winner. Other students cheered the contestants on as they downed the drink as fast as they could. The Student Council organized the event to…

Sanford Choir Spreads Holiday Cheer to Cancer Patients With Christmas Carols

More than 80 people volunteered to sing this year

FARGO, N.D. — Patients get a special, holiday surprise from employees at Sanford’s Roger Maris Cancer Center. Sanford’s employee choir spent the morning trying to brighten some patient’s day with plenty of Christmas carols. Patients can spend hours getting their chemo treatments at the hospital, which is why they say Christmas songs are great way to help the time fly by….

Holiday Art Market Showcases Work Across Numerous Mediums

Over a dozen local artists are featured

FARGO, N.D. — If you want to get Christmas shopping done while supporting local talent, the holiday art market is the place for you. The Arts Partnership is hosting their second annual market. Over a dozen artists are showing off their work. Some are in–studio and others are guest artists. There’s art of all mediums you can eat, wear or use…

One Train, Dozens of Cities, Hundreds of Lights: Giving Back on the Road

"The Canadian Pacific Holiday train has become a tradition here in Detroit Lakes and Becker County"

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — Opening presents, friends and family gathering around the dinner table, and twinkling lights…all things that remind us of the season of giving. KVRR’s Jessie Cohen tells us how a moving train is becoming part of a holiday tradition in Detroit Lakes. Christmas has come early for the people of Detroit Lakes. And for just 30 minutes…

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…

Get Into the Holiday Spirit With a Christmas Classic at West Acres

As part of their holiday classics, you can see Christmas Vacation, The Polar Express and Miracle on 34th Street for just $5

FARGO, N.D. — If you’re looking for a fun and discounted way to soak up the holiday season, head over to the West Acres Cinema in Fargo. The movie theater is offering different series throughout December and after the New Year. As part of their holiday classics, you can see Christmas Vacation, The Polar Express and Miracle on 34th Street…