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On KVRR Local News at 9: Moorhead School Board Forum for 13 Board Candidates

A forum for the special school board election will show us where they stand on local issues

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Voters in Moorhead are about to meet the 13 people running for one seat on the Moorhead School Board. A forum for the special school board election will show us where they stand on local issues. KVRR’s Nick Broadway joins us live from Moorhead with more. NICK BROADWAY, REPORTING: I’m LIVE here at the Moorhead Public Library…

“The World in Fargo-Moorhead Diversity” Exhibit Opens at the Fargo Public Library

Each individual photographed for the exhibit will tell their full stories in person at the library September 17

FARGO, ND — The Fargo Public Library’s is highlighting the importance of diversity. They are putting on “The World in Fargo-Moorhead Diversity” exhibit now through October 1 to show all the kinds of people that live in this community. The exhibit features pictures of people from around the area that were all born outside Fargo, each of them having their…

Chuck E. Cheese Tokens Becoming a Problem for Massachusetts Library

The library staff says their bookkeeper counted three tokens before realizing it wasn't actual money

DANVERS, Mass. — It may be the place where a kid can be a kid, but a library in Massachusetts is not amused. The Peabody Institute Library in the city of Danvers posted on Facebook, asking library patrons to stop paying their fines with Chuck E. Cheese tokens. The library staff says their bookkeeper counted three tokens before realizing it…

Fergus Falls Community Breaks Ground on New Library

"I'm just most excited that this is happening for our community. We've seen the need for a number of years and as library staff we just want to fulfill the need for the community and provide the services the community wants"

FERGUS FALLS, Minn — The ground has officially been broken and Fergus Falls is ready to start construction on their new library. “Libraries change lives. These guys are a testament,” said Mayor Ben Schrierer. “I’ve watched libraries change the lives of my kids.” A crowd of community members gathered outside of the library and said they are excited to celebrate…

Children Encouraged to Keep Reading Over Summer Vacation

A character from a PBS show helped encourage kids to read over the summer

FARGO, N.D. — School’s out for the summer but that doesn’t mean that kids have to put a hold on their reading. The 14th annual Share-a-Story Family Literacy event was held to create a fun-filled day including storytellers, crafts, activities and music. The PBS character “Jet” from “Ready Jet Go” also made a special appearance for a photo opp. In…

Fargo Public Library Shares Big Announcement

The library released a new on demand streaming app for those with a library card

FARGO, N.D. It’s National Library Week and the Fargo Public Library has an announcement they’d like to share with the community. Hoopla is the newest addition to the Fargo Public Library’s Digital Downloads Collection. You can now download the latest on-demand streaming service app. Those with a Fargo Public Library card will be able to stream books, films, music and…

Kindergartners Learn That You’re Never too Young to Read

Kindergarten Success Storytime Series continues at the Fargo Public Library

FARGO, N.D. — You’re never too young to pick up a book. Kindergarten Success Story Time Series is an opportunity for children ages three through five to have some story time fun. This once-a-month series focuses on five practices important for reading success, including reading, talking, singing and writing. Every child left the event with a new book. “I pick…

Seniors Learn All About Smartphones and Tablets

Look out millennials, grandma's learning how to use an iPad

The world of smartphones and computers is constantly changing. That’s why AARP and AT&T teamed up for the Technology Workshop for Seniors. It’s the first time they’ve ever done this, and classes filled up fast. “I learned how to take a video,” said participant Alice Prokop. “Our grandchildren all want us to be on the wonderful Snapchat,” said Alisa Anderson…