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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…

Home Builders Association’s “Parade of Homes” Starts This Weekend

Ninety-three homes will be on display throughout the FM community

FARGO, N.D. — If you’re planning on buying a home, or even just like to dream big and look at houses, then the Parade of Homes is the event for you. Ninety–three homes from over 40 builders will be on display throughout the FM community. Listings of all the homes are available in the Parade of Homes magazine or on their…

Multiple Crews Respond to House Fire in Moorhead

There were no major injuries, but there was substantial damage to the house

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Multiple crews responded to a fire this evening at a house in Moorhead at 911 18th Street North. Crews were called to the scene shortly before 6 p.m. When they arrived, they found a fire in the basement and smoke coming from the windows. “There was one person home at the time of the fire, they were able…

Bethany Retirement Living Holds Annual ‘Soup of the Day’

The fundraiser raises money to help retirement home residents

FARGO, N.D. — Senior citizens got to have some hearty soup during Bethany Retirement Living’s annual “Soup of the Day” event. Soups and bread were donated by the auxiliary, staff and community. Offerings were taken at the door, and proceeds go towards equipment and materials to help those people living in the home. Organizers say they’ve raised over a thousand dollars…

At Home Colon Cancer Screening Test Many Don’t Know Exist

Colon cancer can be detected early but many are reluctant to get tested because of the colonoscopy, but this gives people a second option

FARGO, N.D. — March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month. Many people aren’t aware about an alternative screening test you can do in the comfort of your own home. “Any Lab Test Now” offers the screening in Fargo that you can pick up without going to the doctor first. Colon cancer can be detected early but many are reluctant to get…

Sneak Peak of Bright Sky Apartments for the Homeless

People who have never had a place to call home will finally have a bed to rest their heads and a key to their own place

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Over the last five years, Churches United has been building an apartment complex for people who are classified as having experienced long term homelessness and have a disability. KVRR’s Jessie Cohen got a sneak peak of the apartments that will have their first residents moving into them next week. “Circumstances in their lives lead them to be…

Learning about True Haitian Culture and Traditions

The presenters say many people have never been to countries outside of the United States and they only know what they see on television

FARGO, N.D. — Haitian natives are talking to people in the valley about their true, traditional culture. People gathered at the Fargo Public Library to learn about their native music, cuisine, language and education. The presenters say many people have never been to countries outside of the United States and they only know what they see on television. They say…

‘Down Home’ Helps Family Transition Into Permanent Housing

The family of five has a baby on the way

FARGO, N.D. — A new non–profit in the area called Down Home is helping families transition into permanent housing. They house those with limited resources who are referred through an agency. “I am feeling lots of feelings. Lots and lots of feelings. I’m very happy, I’m very grateful,” said Sheyann Ducheneaux, a housing recipient. “My husband and I have always felt called…