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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…

Activists pack Fargo City Hall to get representation

Different community groups are seeking to have their voices and opinions heard at Fargo City Hall

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – “I hope that we can come together because i know that division does not help us we have to come together,” one parent said. Members of ONEFARGO and city groups took the chance to change how people in Fargo are heard. “I’m just encouraging people to do what we been doing since America was founded and…

Fargo North students launch mental health group

North High School seniors coming together to address an important issue

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) —¬†Some high school students are taking small steps that will lead to new levels of acceptance and mental wellness for teens like them. “It’s 2021; it’s time we start normalization talking about mental health,” a senior said. A group of North High School students are speaking up about mental health and letting other teens know they don’t…

Hope, Inc. hosts basketball program for children of all abilities

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) – It’s basketball on wheels. “They deserve the same opportunity any other child does,” said Hope, Inc. Recreation Director Bill Grommseth. “It’s just great to see the kids together forming friendship”. Basketball is a universal sport that everyone can participate in. Hope, Inc. is making sure that every child has that chance to be a part of…

Fargo’s vaccination rate is 50 percent

The virtual meeting gives people an update on where we stand in the Covid 19 pandemic and vaccinations

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Fargo Cass Public Health says the city is nearing a Covid-19 vaccination milestone despite a change in vaccinations. Earlier this week the Johnson and Johnson vaccine was put on pause. Six people out of the more than six million who received the vaccine developed blood clots. Fargo Cass Public Health says they had to make some…

Fargo Police Offers Free Boxing & Self Defense Classes

A new way to connect with kids in local high schools to become more trusting of police and law enforcement.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – The Fargo Police Department’s Community Engagement team is taking action in order to get kids more involved in the city. A community trust officer from the force is taking time out of his day to connect with kids in local high schools to become more trusting of police and law enforcement. Officer David Carlson said once…