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Life 97.9 Collecting New Baby Items for Expectant Families

You can drop them off at and Hornbacher's location in the F-M metro

FARGO, N.D. — From now through January 31, you can help out some expectant parents in the metro. Life 97.9 has placed a bin at every Hornbacher’s location so you can drop off new baby items. They will go directly to new moms and dads who are getting help from the First Choice Women’s Care Clinic. The items needed the most…

Interstate Shoes Helps to Return Unclaimed Items from Tom’s Shoe Repair

Items not picked up by Jan. 31 will be donated

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Tom’s Shoe Repair closed their doors a few months ago. If you have something you haven’t gotten back, Interstate Shoes and Repair might have it. Interstate Shoes is helping return hundreds of shoes, boots, jackets and purses to customers. The store’s manager says there are many unclaimed items. Only 10 percent have been picked up. If you never…

A Local Alpaca Farm Changing the Game for North Dakota Farmers from Start to Finish

And coincidentally falling onto 10–7 Galchutt Avenue, Ten Seven acres was born

GALCHUTT, N.D. — When you hear about a farm in North Dakota, most have cattle roaming the land while crops like corn and soybeans grow in time for harvest. But KVRR’s Jessie Cohen tells us about one unique farm that is utilizing their livestock from beginning to end. “Neither of us had any idea that we’d ever one end up…

Turning March Madness into March MEATness!

People have until March 18th to fill out their brackets, which consist of their favorite items on the menu

FARGO, N.D. — March Madness is here but NoBull in downtown Fargo has taken a different approach…calling their bracket March MEATness! People have until March 18th to fill out their brackets, which consist of their favorite items on the menu! Sixteen items are divided into 4 regions, and the winners will be based on sales throughout the tournament! The general…

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…

Local Businesses Donate to Essentia Health’s Emergency Department Supply Drive

Patients in need will be able to leave the hospital with warm clothes, blankets, toys and other items

1/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 5/5 Show Caption Hide Caption   FARGO, ND — People going through some of life’s most traumatic moments are getting a little extra help thanks to Essentia Health and generous local businesses. Nearly a dozen businesses collected items for the…

Golden Drive Is Getting Ready To Bring Holiday Cheer to Children in Need

The group had their annual pick up at Culvers with KVRR, and alone culvers donated hundreds of items

FARGO, ND — Over the last few weeks KVRR and other local businesses have teamed up with Golden Drive Homeless Kids to bring some holiday spirit to kids in need. The group had their annual pick up at Culvers with KVRR. Culvers donated hundreds of items themselves. Franchise owner, Ashley Nelson, shops all year for the gifts and this year…

F-M Authorities Searching for Driver in High Speed Pursuit

Police say they found the vehicle abandoned on the 13–hundred block of 2nd Avenue North

  REGIONAL — Police in Fargo and in Moorhead are searching for a driver that led them on a high speed chase this morning. Moorhead Police say they responded to a suspicious activity call at an apartment complex near Romkey Park at about 3 a.m. They say they approached a woman in a car, but she drove away at a…

Former Detroit Lakes Principal Arrested After Embezzlement Investigation

He even used the district's credit card to allegedly buy a pair of cowboy boots

SHAKOPEE, Minn. — Former Detroit Lakes Principal, Rod Thompson, who resigned as the superintendent for the Shakopee School District last June, has been arrested. Thompson is accused of abusing his district-issued credit card by making personal purchases such as airfare, hotels, electronics, sports memorabilia and flight upgrades. He even used the district’s credit card to allegedly buy a pair of…

Pink It Forward Is Celebrating Women

Pink It Forward is giving women a chance to purchase some of their favorite products while also supporting an important cause

FARGO, ND — Although October was Breast Cancer Awareness Month, organizations worldwide are still raising funds and awareness for the disease. One local organization is celebrating women and proving that one small gesture can make all the difference. Whether it’s stylish jewelry, soothing lotions or homemade decor, when it comes to shopping there is always something fun to find. “When…