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Fargo rally honors missing and murdered Indigenous people

People came to grieve and shine light on their lost loved ones

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Community members come together in Fargo to honor missing and murdered Indigenous people. “This is an everybody issue and we need all of us to keep talking about it keep fighting for it and making sure that there is justice for all,” said one speaker. Indigenous relatives gathered in solidarity to heal their hearts — mourning…

Sen. Smith visits Moorhead’s Career Academy that’s under construction

MOORHEAD, Minn. – (KVRR) Minnesota Senator Tina Smith joins Moorhead Superintendent Brandon Lunak to check out renovations on the district’s career academy. The unfinished building was converted from a Sam’s Club store. It will feature a basketball court along with a high tech technology lab. Smith is on the Senate Education Committee. “This is such a overall important part if…

Mother & Daughter Share Experience with Colon Cancer

They are hoping to bring awareness to topic in the community.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Strength and determination are two words that best describes the journey Amanda Houston and her mother overcame. “Very up and down emotions,” said Houston. At age 34 Amanda received the news every person regrets hearing. “I had been experiencing some symptoms for a while and went in to receive a colonoscopy and they did find that…

Air National Guard Director Tours Fargo’s 119th Wing

They reviewed the base Reaper mission, as well as efforts to establish a new operations center

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – The Air National Guard director was in Fargo to hear about the important role the 119th Wing plays in supporting military operations around the globe. While in Fargo he heard about opportunities to enhance the base and strengthen the educational benefits. “The senator is right, we need smart people in the National Guard,” Lieutenant General Michael…

Fargo woman turns passion for fresh fruits, vegetables into business

Renae Mitchell owns Juice Box Fargo

FARGO, N.D. — (KVRR) “Well, for a business owner, I would say, follow your passions,” said Mitchell. The female entrepreneur did just that. Two years ago, Renae Mitchell of Fargo decided to start up a new venture after graduating from the Nutritional Therapy Association. “I wanted to take the knowledge on what I learned to teach people how to use…

Homeward Animal Shelter celebrated National Adopt A Shelter Pet Day

The shelter had coffee, cookies and cuddles for all.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Homeward Animal Shelter and Fleet Farm teamed up to celebrate National Adopt A Shelter Pet Day. “Dogs, cats, puppies and kittens is what we do and we just do our best to find them their perfect families,” said Homeward Animal Shelter  Marketing Director Heather Klefstad. Homeward invited people in the community to enjoy free cuddles with…

NDSU advanced to the second round of playoffs

The Bison played their last home game of the season as they prepare to travel on the road.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – The running backs came in the clutch for North Dakota State advancing to the second round of the FCS playoffs over Eastern Washington with a 42-20 win. Jalen Bussey and Dom Gonnella combined had 306 rushing yards along with Gonnella having 2 TDS. Both running backs had career high games in rushing. Freshman Gonnella also got…

United Way’s Home for Good program helps those transitioning out of homelessness

The non profit organization is taking the time to make sure families are welcome and at home.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – A local non profit organization is taking the time to make families feel welcome and at home. “We can’t do this alone. We need our community to help us,” said Tiffany McShane. United Way Cass Clay is asking for people at home to help with its Home for Good program and the volunteer opportunity. It is…

West Fargo volunteers clean up the city on Earth Day

The city held a celebration to clean up the community.

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – West Fargo Events put together an Earth Day celebration on Thursday. People from the city came out and helped celebrate our big green earth by cleaning up miscellaneous trash around their community. Volunteers were given garbage bags, gloves and a safety vest for them to get to work cleaning up the streets. They have food…