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Great Plains Sends 26,000 Pounds of Food to Houston Food Bank

the Feeding America Disaster Response team reached out to the food bank for their help

FARGO, ND — Hurricane Harvey may not be in Texas anymore, but it’s a long road to recovery for victims. Great Plains Food Bank is helping out by sending more than 26,000 pounds of food, 270 gallons of water and disaster supplies to Houston’s food bank. Great Plains is one of many food banks the Feeding America Disaster Response team reached…

Mental Health Worker is Back Home From Houston

Food was ready on hand for those affected but how Maryjane describes it is having enough for 1,000 people when 10,000 showed up

FERGUS FALLS, MN — It all started when Maryjane Westra’s Red Cross training saved her son’s life. “My son had a near drowning and it was my Red Cross training in CPR and lifesaving that kicked in and I ran out and did CPR on him and brought him back right away,” said Maryjane Westra, a Disaster Mental Health Worker…

Donated Corn From Wahpeton Arrives In Texas

San Antonio Food Banks Will Give The Corn To Hurricane Victims

SAN ANTONIO, TX — A truckload of corn grown and picked by volunteers in Wahpeton has made it to San Antonio, Texas. In an exclusive story we brought you on Thursday, more than 50 volunteers picked and loaded a semi trailer’s worth of sweet corn in less than two hours. The annual picking of the corn patch just outside the…

Dilworth Officers Arrive In Texas With Donations For Harvey Victims

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ARANSAS PASS, TX — Two members of the Dilworth Police Department have made it to Texas with two trailers full of supplies. They arrived in Aransas Pass around 10:30 Saturday night according to a Facebook post and they went to work unloading all of the supplies donated by people back home. They noted that the police and fire department is…

The Valley’s Sixth Red Cross Vehicle Heads to Houston

A couple plans to be in Texas by Sunday to help storm victims for two weeks

FARGO, ND — The Red Cross helped bring the response vehicle all the way from Rochester, Minnesota to Fargo. It can carry a crew and meals to feed up to a thousand people in areas of disaster. So begins the three hour drive from Bismarck to Fargo to start Molly Zosel and Lance Houer’s journey. “I’m used to driving so…

LIVE: American Red Cross

KVRR's Jackie Kelly Talks With the Dakotas Region American Red Cross About How People in the Area can Help Hurricane Harvey Victims

KVRR’s Jackie Kelly talks with Tom Tezel, the Red Cross Regional Disaster Officer for the Dakotas Region, about how people in the area can help out with Hurricane Harvey. To help support Hurricane Harvey victims, you can donate to the American Red Cross by clicking here. Categories: Morning – Features, Morning – In The Community Tags: American Red Cross, Dakotas Region American…

Sen. Klobuchar Visits with National Guard Members in Moorhead

Klobuchar co-sponsored the "Forever GI Bill" which has been signed into law

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Sen. Amy Klobuchar was in Moorhead to inform National Guard and Reserve members about ways she plans to push legislation that will help their families. Klobuchar said she wants to help them because they don’t get the same benefits as one another, despite being on the same mission. She has enacted bills supporting the National Guard in…

Red Cross Searching for More Volunteers to Help in Houston

Volunteers usually spend two weeks in the area

NATIONAL — The American Red Cross has sent 21 locals so far to help with Hurricane Harvey relief, but they’re still looking for more help. They are helping with sheltering and feeding programs in Houston. All of the Dakota’s Region trucks have been deployed and they are continuing to send people down. Volunteers usually spend two weeks in the area….

Former Fargo Woman Preps for Hurricane Harvey

Former Fargo Resident Prepared Due to Fargo Floods

FARGO, ND — One of those Texans prepping for Hurricane Harvey is a former Fargo woman, but she says thanks to living in the Red River Valley, she’s ready to brace the storm. Courtney Taylor, who now lives in Fisher, Texas, is already getting her property in order for when Harvey hits landfall. Taylor said people are already sandbagging, boarding…