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Two Teens Trying Out For Men’s National Sled Hockey Teams

Two Teen Girls Will Try Out For the Women's Team

Grant Boser & Tyler Shepersky / HOPE, Inc.MOORHEAD, Minn. — Two teens are trying out for the Men’s National Sled Hockey Team. It is by invitation only. 19-year-old Grant Boser and 16-year-old Tyler Shepersky are members of the HOPE, Inc. sled hockey team. They are two of the top 45 players in the country invited to the tryouts. 16-year-old Lynsey…

Moorhead man known for appearing on network TV show accused of possessing child pornography

Garrett GrommeshMOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) – A Moorhead man who was 10 years old when he was featured on a network television show about home makeovers has been charged with possession of child pornography. Captain Deric Swenson says Moorhead police began investigating 20 year-old Garrett Grommesh last year after the Minnesota BCA received a tip from the National Center for Missing…

Hope, Inc. provides bike rentals for people of all physical abilities

The bike lending system makes it easier for families to get out and about amid the pandemic

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Those at Hope, Inc. are no strangers to obstacles. “When we started this organization, we had no money to run it,” says Executive Director Adair Grommesh. Fifteen years later, the adaptive sports and rec organization is facing a different set of challenges amid the coronavirus pandemic. “We had to cancel a couple of sled hockey tournaments,” says…

Generosity of donors sweeps Red River Valley for Giving Hearts Day

The millions of dollars raised are being put right back into communities across the region

RED RIVER VALLEY — Raising a child who has mobility challenges can be tough. “All too often, you kind of get discounted and put off to the side when you’re in a wheelchair. You have a mobility challenge, you can’t, you don’t know where you fit in and that’s where Hope comes in. You know, we welcome everybody into our…

Local Farmer Endures Difficult, Wet Harvest Season

He says this fall rain is unlike anything he's seen before

HOPE, N.D. — Tony Richards and his father have been farming for more than 50 years combined. He says the past few haven’t been the smoothest. “Margins are very, very tight, and one hiccup can turn you in from making a couple bucks to losing a lot.” Richards had to overcome more than just a hiccup recently. An unusual combination…

Hope, ND Dealing With Water Tower Issues

A water distribution station has also been set up at the American Legion.

HOPE. N.D. (KFGO) – Hope, North Dakota is having problems with its water tower and had to shut off its water supply but has come up with a temporary fix, being supplied by Rural water. The water tower will be worked on this morning. A water distribution station has also been set up at the American Legion. Agassiz Valley Social…

Fashion Show Inspiring People with Disabilities to Feel Good When they Look Good

HOPE inc. is more than just an outlet for adaptive sports...

For the second year in a row, kids aren’t the only ones strutting their stuff at the Hope INC. Fashion Show. KVRR’s Jessie Cohen tells us this organization and fun events like this have changed the lives of adults with disabilities. Walking the runway and being proud of your newest look isn’t just for models… “I think it helps them…

North Dakota Farmers Brace Themselves for Impending Tariffs

Farmer from Steele County thinks producers might feel the biggest impact of any group from the tariffs

STEELE COUNTY, N.D. —┬áRandy Richards is one of many farmers thinking that times could become hectic for farmers in North Dakota. On Wednesday, the Chinese Ministry of Commerce announced a 25 percent tariff on 106 US products, including soybeans. “They’re the hardest on agriculture because agriculture is the only we thing that we export a lot of that balances out…

Community Takes Swing at Virtual Golf to Support Those with Dyslexia

This was the biggest fundraising event so far for Haley's Hope, a dyslexia learning center

FARGO, N.D. — The community came together to take a swing at some virtual golf and raise money for Haley’s Hope, a dyslexia learning center. This was the biggest event so far for Haley’s Hope, bringing together many people who support the cause at a virtual indoor golf course. The organization has helped hundreds of people over the past seven…

Santa Village at Rheault Farm Turns Out Big Season of Giving

Visitors donated nearly $4,000 in cash, 6,200 pounds of non-perishable food items and more than 900 new and gently used toys

  FARGO, ND — People really got into the season of giving at the 31st annual Santa Village at Rheault Farm. More than 15,000 visitors stopped by to have some holiday fun between November 26 and December 23. Visitors donated nearly $4,000 in cash, 6,200 pounds of non-perishable food items and more than 900 new and gently used toys. The…