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One Year Serving the Country in Afghanistan; Soldiers are Welcomed Back to North Dakota

Governor Doug Burgum joined North Dakota National Guard Leaders in a ceremony to honor about 30 soldiers who returned from Afghanistan but also thank their families

FARGO, N.D. — After a yearlong mission in Afghanistan, members of the 191st Military Police Company we’re officially welcomed back home. KVRR’s Jessie Cohen spoke to some soldiers who say the support from their loved ones was their driving force to keep fighting. After a year of putting their lives on the line, these soldiers came home just in time…

National School Lunch Week: Harwood Elementary Kids Tell Us Why They Love School Meals

Who knew that healthy can also taste delicious?

HARWOOD, N.D. — The West Fargo School System is honoring and celebrating National School Lunch Week. Elementary School lunch is taking kids by surprise. “When I first got here I was like, ‘ew this is disgusting’ because I wasn’t used to full healthy stuff but then now I’m like used to it and I actually like most of it and…

Several Homes Affected By Lightning Strike in South Fargo

You should stay inside during thunderstorms

FARGO, N.D. — A home in South Fargo was hit by lightning last night during the thunderstorm. Neighbors on 56th Avenue South say multiple houses on the street were affected by the strike and are having some electrical issues. Firefighters checked the area for signs of danger. The fire department says there were no signs of a fire but some parts…

Nichole’s Fine Pastry Win’s A Special Award from the Food Network

Nichole's Fine Pastry in downtown Fargo has been a staple in our community for the last 15 years

FARGO, N.D. — Nichole’s Fine Pastry in downtown Fargo has been a staple in our community for the last 15 years. But KVRR’s Jessie Cohen tells us how the pastry shop has caught the eye of national food outlets. Behind the doors of Nichole’s Fine Pastry lies desserts that are also designs… “The attention to detail is unequal anywhere,” said…

Family of Fergus Falls Woman Who was Abducted and Found Safe, Speaks Out

Amber Simonson of rural Fergus Falls was abducted at gunpoint around 2 p.m. this afternoon but was found save just hours later and a suspect was arrested

1/1 Show Caption Hide Caption FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — Amber Simonson of rural Fergus Falls was abducted at gunpoint around 2 p.m. this afternoon but was found save just hours later and a suspect was arrested. The mother of the woman abducted Sunday afternoon tells KFGO a masked man armed with a gun entered her daughter’s home through an unlocked…

House is a Total Loss After Homeowner Barely Makes it Out Alive

He says he doubts his three children and wife, who were out of town, would have made it out if they were home

LIDGERWOOD, N.D. — A house in Lidgerwood is a total loss after flames burned through the home early this morning. The owner was sleeping on the second floor of the three story historic house and told firefighters he barely escaped the heavy smoke. He doubts his three children and wife, who were out of town, would have made it out…

Habitat for Humanity Holds Wall Raising Celebration for Family’s New Home

This is one of three homes being built in partnership with single moms

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Habitat for Humanity held a wall–raising celebration at a house that will be a family’s new home come September. Audrey Dominguez and her four kids are currently living in a mobile home, where she says things are always breaking no matter how much she tries to fix them. “If it wasn’t for Habitat and the FM Realtors…

Fargo Parks District is Bringing More than the Play Ground to Parks this Summer

Fargo Park District is hosting a series of Park It! events this summer where kids can come out to the park and create take–home arts and crafts

FARGO, N.D. — It’s not officially summer without some outdoor fun and the Xcellent Art Staff are bringing their creativity to the parks! Fargo Park District is hosting a series of Park It! events this summer where kids can come out to the park and create take–home arts and crafts. The fun activities move each week to different neighborhoods and…

Ronald McDonald House Unveils New Building in Fargo

The new space can hold up to 17 families

FARGO, N.D. — Ronald McDonald House of the Red River Valley has a new house in town and they showed it off during an open house. The new house is  located near the new Sanford Medical Center in Fargo. Staff from the Ronald McDonald House of the Red River Valley says before this afternoon, they would have to turn some families…

Fargo Non-profit, DownHome, Looking to Create a Forever Home for Families in Need

They are providing furnishings and décor to families transitioning from homelessness into permanent housing

FARGO, N.D. — Imagine being able to provide a family in need with a home that not only feels like theirs, but an opportunity to have a seamless transition. That’s what a new non–profit, called DownHome is doing. They are providing furnishings and décor to families transitioning from homelessness into permanent housing. From ideas, to construction, to the day of…