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Changing the World Through Community: Two Leaders Receive Human Rights Awards

These people have full–time jobs and they are going to school or working full–time yet they find time to go out and help others

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Moorhead’s Human Rights Commission awards two people for their advocacy and ability to make a difference in the community. It’s a special kind of feeling when you love what you do for a living. “It’s amazing. I would not change what I’m doing for the world. I love it and get an award for it. I don’t…

The Fargo Human Relations Commission Chair Welcomes New Members to Bring New Change

The group meets at the Fargo Public Library with members who have different vital roles in the community.

FARGO, N.D. — The Fargo Human Relations Commission is starting off a new year with new members and new ideas. The group meets at the Fargo Public Library with members who have different vital roles in the community. From the Fargo Police Departments community liaison officer, to different city of Fargo employees, to people who have lived in different countries,…

The FM Pride Parade Connects People from All Walks of Life and Celebrates Love

"It doesn't matter where you come from, what you look like, who you are, who you love, who you vote for, it doesn't matter we're all human"

FARGO, N.D. — Pride celebrations have taken over the metro and the week ended with their annual parade. KVRR’s Jessie Cohen tells us what the festivities mean to many people in the community. “It doesn’t matter where you come from, what you look like, who you are, who you love, who you vote for, it doesn’t matter we’re all human,”…

Health Department tells Local Brewing Company ‘No Dogs Allowed’

Within North Dakota, these places are considered food establishments, but brewers argue it is almost impossible to contaminate beer

MAPLETON, N.D. — Many breweries throughout the country are pet friendly, but the Department of Health says establishments in North Dakota have different rules. This change is affecting businesses in our area. Those who are looking to kick back and enjoy a cold one usually have something in common… “You get people from all walks of life in the community,”…

Exhibit Shows Social Justice Experiences Through Artwork

But the artwork at the Human Rights Exhibit at St. Mark's Lutheran Church in Fargo goes beyond that

FARGO, ND — Over the last few months, the North Dakota Human Rights Film and Arts Festival has given artists a platform to share the stories behind their pieces. People in the community are learning about their opinions, struggles and experiences through artwork. “They’re putting their view and it’s filtering through their mind and their experiences and it’s coming out…

Grocery Store Fires Robot Worker for Lack of Customer Service

Fabio was pre-programmed with directions to SKUs to be able to direct people in the store, tell jokes and interact with humans

INTERNATIONAL — While it’s true robots are taking over a lot of human jobs in the working world, it’s apparent they’ve still got some work to do when it comes to customer service. A Pepper robot named Fabio was recently given his rolling papers from a Scottish grocery store after he failed at…well…being human. Fabio was pre-programmed with directions to…

Minnesota Doctors May See Limits on Opioid Prescriptions

Doctors who give more than the limit for more than half of their patients will be warned and go through extra training

  MINNESOTA — New limits for opioid prescriptions are underway in Minnesota for doctors in the Medicaid program. Doctors who give more than the limit for more than half of their patients will be warned and go through extra training. Anyone who does not reduce their dosage amounts could be removed from the program. These limits would only apply to…

North Dakota Human Rights Film and Arts Festival Spotlights Local Artists Pushing for Positive Change

Try to put yourself in someone else's shoes

FARGO, ND — The first North Dakota Human Rights Film and Arts Festival is happening in Fargo. Local artists have the chance to express their opinions, struggles and experiences in a creative platform. Trying to put yourself in someone else’s shoes is sometimes easier said than done. “People see what it’s like for people like us,” said Joe Larson, who…

Experiments with KVRR Meteorologist Scott Sincoff: Finding the Human Density

Fun and Easy Science Experiments

This week, Meteorologist Scott Sincoff worked with Barry Olson of Benjamin Franklin Middle School to find the human density. What You Need: Ruler Scale Bathtub or human-size container full of water (big enough to completely submerge yourself in it) Pen and Paper a friend How to do the experiment: 1st you must find your weight on a scale in pounds…

Remains Found in Cass County Confirmed as Missing Vadnais Woman

Authorities say Michelle Newell was reported missing September 8th

CASS COUNTY, N.D. The sheriff’s office confirms the human remains found in rural Cass County are that of a missing Minnesota woman. Michelle Newell, 45 of Vadnais Heights, Minnesota went missing this past September. Her remains were found during a search in early December. Timothy Barr is charged with manslaughter and is currently being held in the Cass County Jail….