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Burning at Orangetheory Fitness for Derrick Jacobs; How the Community is Honoring Him One Year Later

Hearts were heavy on January 6th of 2018...but one year later, the right kinds of celebrations are in place for Derrick Jacobs

FARGO, N.D. — One year ago, Derrick Jacobs of Fargo took his own life. Now 365 days later, friends and family are working out together to honor his memory. KVRR’s Jessie Cohen shows us how Orangetheory is more than just a work out. Hearts were heavy on January 6th of 2018…but one year later, the right kinds of celebrations are…

American Hero and North Dakota Native, Clint Hill, Is Given State’s Highest Honor

On November 22nd, 1963 in the presidential motorcade, Clint Hill risked his own life to save President Kennedy and the first lady

WASHBURN, N.D. — North Dakota’s highest honor has been given to a former U.S. Secret Service agent who was at the Kennedy assassination. KVRR’s Jessie Cohen tells us how Clint Hill has held on to his North Dakota roots. “Who was the individual that’s etched into our memories who left so selflessly onto the back of the limousine to shield…

Fashion Show Inspiring People with Disabilities to Feel Good When they Look Good

HOPE inc. is more than just an outlet for adaptive sports...

For the second year in a row, kids aren’t the only ones strutting their stuff at the Hope INC. Fashion Show. KVRR’s Jessie Cohen tells us this organization and fun events like this have changed the lives of adults with disabilities. Walking the runway and being proud of your newest look isn’t just for models… “I think it helps them…

NDSU Partners with ND Cares: Furthering to Provide Support

ND Cares offers support for service members, veterans, families, and survivors

FARGO, N.D. — NDSU has officially partnered with ND Cares and people are honoring the collaboration at a signing ceremony. ND Cares offers support for service members, veterans, families, and survivors. NDSU President, Dean Bresciani says the university has always and will continue to be a strong supporter of those who put their lives on the line. Those with ND…

Hundreds Advocate for Gun Reform at March for Our Lives

The march in Fargo was one of hundreds across the country

FARGO, N.D. — People in cities across the country gathered for March for our Lives to advocate for gun reform. Hundreds gathered in downtown Fargo to take part in the local event. The march was organized by a group called “Moms Demand Action.”┬áThe group was created after the Sandy Hook shooting and pushes lawmakers for what they say is common…

Conference Inspires Women to Be the Best Person They Can Be

The Second Annual Inspire Women's Conference was held Thursday at the Bluestem Amphitheatre

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Women from across the Valley learned how they could get the most from their personal and professional lives at the second annual Inspire Women’s Conference. The conference included speeches and workshops led by four area women, which included topics such as time management and discovering personal passions. The conference also included a networking session, which event organizers…

How Firefighters are Protected While Battling Flames

The PASS device stands for personal alert safety system which is triggered when firefighters are not moving

WEST FARGO, ND — They put their lives on the line to save others but how do firefighters stay safe on the scene? There are some features that help protect them while they are battling flames. Firefighters are heroes in our community, saving lives when danger approaches. “I’d rather risk my life and do that for somebody else,” said Levi…

Communities Honor National Homeless Persons’ Memorial Day

December 21st marks the longest night of the year, it holds the most hours of darkness

FARGO, ND — The cold weather can be painful, but it can be deadly for the homeless community. People in the metro are honoring those who couldn’t win the battle with homelessness. December 21st marks the longest night of the year, it holds the most hours of darkness. “When you see a group of individuals on a bitter cold night…

New iPhone Emergency Features Could Help Save Lives

The iPhone has recently come out with some features to help you in the case of an emergency

FARGO, ND —┬áThe iPhone has recently come out with some features to help you in the case of an emergency. Our phones usually don’t leave our hands, our pockets or our sight. We are constantly using them to talk to our friends and answer work emails, but in this technological world we live in, they could also be a life…

Honoring Lives Lost on International Transgender Remembrance Day

Each year more than one hundred of those individuals lose their lives to suicide or violence

MOORHEAD, Minn. — In the United States alone, about 1.4 million adults identify as transgender and thousands more are around the world. Each year more than one hundred of those individuals lose their lives to suicide or violence. People everywhere are honoring those lives lost. “We are not just saying that we are discriminated against. We are actually being murdered…