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The Money You Spend on These Items Ensures Workers Receive a Living Wage

First Congregational Church of Christ in Moorhead is selling all different types of fair trade goods that communities benefit from

MOORHEAD, Minn. — If you’re looking to spend money that ensures workers receive a living wage, we have just the place for you. First Congregational Church of Christ in Moorhead is selling all different types of fair trade goods that communities benefit from. Not only can you walk away with something new to add to your home or wardrobe, but…

One Moorhead Teen Doesn’t Let Epilepsy Stop Her From Living Her Dream

But Emma is taking off her usual protection and putting on a look fit for a fighter

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Things haven’t always come easy to 14–year–old Emma Pederson, but one thing always has…a smile, ear to ear. KVRR’s Jessie Cohen met Emma a few weeks ago and knew her story needed to be told. Now she shows us how her dream has finally become a reality. The roar of the engine and heavy gear has always…

“The Bridges,” A New Housing Complex That Gives Students a Unique Experience, Opens Near NDSU

The building is marketed towards students looking for independent living

FARGO, N.D. — A new housing complex called The Bridges has opened its doors near the NDSU campus. “The second I saw it, I was like, ‘I got to be part of it.’ This is just amazing,” Raven Kitzan, who’s moving into the Bridges, said. “I chose it based on all the amenities… it just really fit my lifestyle.” The apartments…

Lakes Area Heart Walk to be Held May 31st

It's one of many heart walks across the country

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — The American Heart Association (AHA) will be hosting its Lakes Area Heart Walk on Thursday, May 31 to raise money to save lives from heart attack and stroke. The event will start at 5 P.M. at Detroit Lakes Pavilion, and survivors will also be sharing their stories. Organizers estimate about 300 people will participate in the walk….

Sanford Welcomes New Installation: “Because of You…I Live”

Honoring the lived and stories of organ and tissue donors, families and recipients with a new installation

FARGO, N.D. — Sanford Medical Center is honoring the lives and stories of organ and tissue donors, families and recipients with a new installation. The “because of you… I live wall” shares photos and stories behind those who are a part of this life saving opportunity. Some of the patients want people to know that this possibility and technology is…

Jeremiah’s Program Holds Annual “Generation Builders” Luncheon

Jeremiah's Program helps single mothers in poverty

FARGO, N.D. —  Jeremiah’s Program held its “Generation Builders” luncheon to highlight the progress since the opening of its new campus. Jeremiah’s Program helps single mothers in poverty by preparing them for the workplace and readying their children for school. Its new campus opened four months ago. It includes 20 apartments and an on–site child development center. One of the mothers…

Bethany Retirement Living Holds Annual ‘Soup of the Day’

The fundraiser raises money to help retirement home residents

FARGO, N.D. — Senior citizens got to have some hearty soup during Bethany Retirement Living’s annual “Soup of the Day” event. Soups and bread were donated by the auxiliary, staff and community. Offerings were taken at the door, and proceeds go towards equipment and materials to help those people living in the home. Organizers say they’ve raised over a thousand dollars…

Fargo City Commission Approves Downtown Master Plan

Fargo's Downtown Infocus blueprint has been designed to provide recommendations for the next 100 years

FARGO, ND — The Fargo City Commission has approved the downtown master plan, which means change is in store. “Downtown is great already and so this is really just about taking it to that next level,” said Nicole Crutchfield, a planning administrator with the City of Fargo. Fargo’s Downtown Infocus blueprint has been designed to provide recommendations for the next…

Block E Breaks Ground in Downtown Moorhead

The City of Moorhead, FiveStone Development, Epic Management and Eventide have had years of planning in this public/private partnership

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A ground breaking was held to celebrate a new mixed–use building in Moorhead. Block E is on the corner of 8th Street and Main Avenue. The City of Moorhead, FiveStone Development, Epic Management and Eventide have had years of planning in this public/private partnership. It will serve as an anchor to Eventide’s corporate office while also being…

Jamestown Police Department Investigating Garage Fire

An investigation found that the garage was being used as a living space

  JAMESTOWN, ND — Authorities in Jamestown are investigating a garage fire. Firefighters were called to the detached garage at 1213 5th Avenue Southeast last Wednesday. An investigation found that the garage was being used as a living space. The case has been turned over to the Jamestown Police Department and is considered an open criminal investigation. Categories: Community, Crime,…