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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…

BLM Protest in Response to “White Lives Matter” Flyer

A controversial flyer made its way around town and sparked up community activists.

FARGO, N.D.-(KVRR) People made it their mission to dismiss hate and racism in the city of Fargo with a counter protest to a “White Live Matter” rally that was planned for this weekend. KVRR’s Clare Allen was there with the activists downtown and gives us a closer look. “No hate no KKK no racist USA” “Treat everybody equal.”  Community activists…

Red River Children’s Advocacy Center helps abuse victims through their worst times

The month of April is dedicated to help bring knowledge and be aware of a public health issue in the world.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – April is Child Abuse Awareness and Prevention Month. “They can take a stand,” Anna Frissell stated. April is child abuse awareness and prevention month all across the world. The Red River Children’s Advocacy Center is making sure that families are given the correct tools to prevent a tragic happening due to child abuse. “We try to…

Easter Egg Hunt hosted by local restaurant

Families were able to enjoy food and fun in the sun

FARGO, N.D. -(KVRR) — “We are family friendly with that being said we thought what better way to do that then bring in the holiday season incorporated in a little way” The Easter bunny made a stop at a local restaurant this weekend in order to give kids some fun and happiness. Kiddos from all ages were able to stop…

Hamilton: Immigrant, Patriot, Visionary Exhibit at Downtown Fargo Library

A traveling exhibit that connects the younger generation and the American revolution can now be found at the downtown Fargo Public Library.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – A traveling exhibit that connects the younger generation and the American revolution can be found at the downtown Fargo Public Library. You’ll be able to become familiar with who Hamilton was as a statesman and visionary. His life inspired discussion and controversy and helped shape the America that we live in 200 years after his death….

Rape & Abuse Crisis Center Reacts to overturned sexual assault case

A Minnesota Supreme Court reversed a court decision from 2019 rape case

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – A recent Minnesota Supreme Court ruling is getting backlash from victims and victim advocates of sexual assault. “The consequence of drinking too much is a hangover. No one should expect to be assaulted because you drank too much,” Support Services Supervisor Tina DeLaCruz said. When news of the the Minnesota Supreme Court overturning a 2019 case…

Community rallies behind Fargo woman battling cancer

Lend a Hand Up and family came together for a good cause

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – “You never know what’s knocking at your backdoor.” Breast cancer is never an easy burden to bear. But with friends and family like Chris Beaulieu, one Fargo north woman is being shown an abundance of love and support. Michelle Johnson’s family and friends hosted a benefit in order to rally hope and help during this difficult…

Students and community march to end hate against Asian Americans at NDSU

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Students at North Dakota State University come together to shed light on social issues plaguing our country. Stop Asian hate, black lives matter and love wins are some of the statements shared by student activists as they marched around campus for equality. In light of the recent spa shootings in Atlanta, the Asian American community and…