Fargo Blues Festival Will Be Held in August

Organizers will be taking precautions for COVID-19

FARGO, N.D. — If you’ve been waiting for an event to actually take place this summer, here you go. The 25th Annual Fargo Blues Festival will be held August 7 and 8 at Newman Outdoor Field. Organizers will be taking precautions for COVID-19 and they say the open-air stadium will provide plenty of room for social distancing. Three headliners are…

Local Grocers Not Alarmed By Food Plant Closures

A front page ad in major publications has many people around the nation panicking about a potential food shortage.

FARGO, N.D. – Our food supply chain is strained, and the coronavirus was to blame. That’s according to full page ads bought by Tyson Foods in three major publications. They state that the supply chain has been broken, and consumers would suffer because of it. But local grocers say that in our neck of the woods, consumers won’t go hungry….

Golden Drive Homeless Kids Collects Items For Families In Need

Sue Baron says there are now more than ever families that in need due to COVID-19.

FARGO, N.D.- Since the COVID – 19 hit our area, Golden Drive Homeless Kids has been trying to collect non-perishable items, hygiene and clothing to help kids and families in need. “The first thought was the kids. And then when they closed the schools. When the schools had to be closed down, I knew how devastating that is for such…

Cash Wise & Hornbacher’s Employees To Wear Masks

Essentia Health is also asking patients and visitors to wear their own masks

FARGO, N.D. — You will soon notice workers at Cash Wise and Hornbacher’s wearing masks. The CEO of Coborn’s says they have masks for all employees and are encouraging them to wear them at work. The CDC advises wearing a face covering while out in public. It may help to limit the spread of COVID-19. Face coverings can include cloth…

Hornbacher’s makes record donation to Great Plains Food Bank

The grocery store's Feed Hope campaign raised over $80,000

FARGO, N.D. — Hornbacher’s has once again joined forces with the Great Plains Food Bank to try and end hunger in the metro. Through its Feed Hope campaign, Hornbacher’s raised over $80,000 in December for the food bank. That’s the biggest donation by the grocery store chain since the campaign’s launch 9 years ago. Customers were asked to make donations…

The Salvation Army Provides Christmas Meals To Families In The F-M Community

A veteran who received the Christmas Food Box shares his struggles.

FARGO, N.D.- “I wouldn’t be standing here if people didn’t take the time to help me, be there and that was 90 percent of it. And they said, one day, you’ll pass this on. You may not get anyone sober, but you may help somebody else,” says P.J, who is receiving a Christmas food box. P.J is a Veteran who…

Hornbacher’s and Cloverdale Donate Hams to Local Organizations

The hams are given to 3 local nonprofits for people in need this holiday season

FARGO, N.D. — Hornbacher’s is teaming up with Cloverdale Foods to provide more than $20,000 worth of hams to local nonprofits. They are going to the Emergency Food Shelter, Dorothy Day Food Pantry, and The Salvation Army in Fargo. The Salvation Army is receiving more than 400 hams, which will be included in their free Christmas food boxes, given to…

KVRR’s Adam Ladwig Rings The Bells For The Salvation Army

Organization Needs Nearly 5,000 Hours Of Bell-Ringing Time Filled

We’re getting into the spirit of giving with the Salvation Army here at KVRR. I rang the bells this morning for the Red Kettle Campaign at the Azool Hornbacher’s. The local Salvation Army still needs a lot of us to pick up a bell and help raise money. They need to fill 9,889 hours of bell ringing this year. So…

Suspect in Gate City Bank Robbery Arrested in Ohio

Evans was on the FBI's Most Wanted List.

MOORHEAD, Minn.–The man responsible for the robbery of the Gate City Bank inside the Azool Hornbacher’s in Moorhead on May 1 has been arrested. The United States Marshals Service arrested 51-year-old Robert Evans on October 18 in Marrietta, Ohio. Evans was on the FBI’s Most Wanted List for being suspected of committing crimes in several states. He is currently being…

Hornbacher’s “Check Out Hunger” Campaign Raises Over $76,000 for Hunger Relief

this is the 25th year the grocery chain has been doing the fundraiser

FARGO, N.D. — Hornbacher’s “Check Out Hunger” campaign raises over $76,000 for the Great Plains Food Bank. It’s the largest donation yet from the annual fundraiser. That covers more than 229,000 meals for families. Hornbacher’s president says the grocery chain understands that summer is often a time most kids celebrate a break from school. However, ones on free and reduced…