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Remembering Fargo Police Officer Jason Moszer five years after his death

Fargo Mayor Dr. Tim Mahoney has declared Thursday Jason Moszer Day

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – It’s been five years since Fargo Police Officer Jason Moszer died in the line of duty. He was shot and killed while responding to a domestic violence call. Fargo Mayor Dr. Tim Mahoney has declared Thursday Jason Moszer Day. The city held a memorial ceremony at Fargo City Hall in Moszer’s honor where dozens of community…

Flags at Fargo City Hall to represent those who’ve died from COVID

It's called the North Dakota COVID Memorial Project.

FARGO, N.D. — A flag memorial has been set up on the lawn outside Fargo City Hall. It’s called the North Dakota COVID Memorial Project. Each flag represents each person in the state who died from COVID-19 or COVID-19 related complications. The plan is eventually to bring the project to Washington D.C .so the whole country is represented. Click here…

Fargo North Plants Tree In Honor Of Teacher Who Passed Away In April

Rod Capistran died after suffering a heart attack while teaching a virtual class.

FARGO, N.D.- Fargo North High School students and faculty remember a teacher who died in April by planting a tree in his honor. Rod Capistran died after suffering a heart attack while teaching a virtual class. The family donated a tree to the school so it could be planted outside his classroom. Mr. Capistran was described as a kind man…

Gov. Walz told White House Trump visiting George Floyd memorial is ‘really bad idea’

MINNEAPOLIS (FOX 9) – President Donald Trump’s campaign team wanted to have the president visit south Minneapolis Monday during his trip to Minnesota, including the George Floyd memorial at 38th and Chicago. However, Gov. Tim Walz said he spent the weekend telling the White House why it was a “really bad idea.” South Minneapolis is where George Floyd was killed while being detained by Minneapolis police…

Roads Are Not Expected To Be Too Busy During Memorial Weekend

COVID-19 has impacted the travels of many who were hoping to celebrate with family and friends.

NORTH DAKOTA & MINNESOTA – Despite COVID-19, The Minnesota State Patrol is expecting a high travel rate during memorial weekend. “When you look at statistics overall, memorial weekend is a very busy travel weekend and you know, despite everything that’s going on right now in the world, will there be more traffic? I think potentially there will be and it’s…

Fargo North Students Organize GoFundMe to Honor Rod Capistran

The GoFundMe has a goal of $5,000.

FARGO, N.D.–Students at North Fargo High School have started a fundraiser to raise money for the late Rod Capistran. Capistran was a geometry teacher at Fargo North. He passed away on April 17 from a medical emergency. The funds raised will be used to create a scholarship and/or memorial dedicated to Capistran. Fargo North Principal, Andy Dahlen, said, ” My…

Students honor Fargo North teacher who died Friday

Rod Capistran suffered a medical emergency while teaching a virtual class

FARGO, N.D. — Roses, candles and messages of kindness fill the pavement at Fargo North High School. The symbols of support are in honor of beloved teacher Rod Capistran, who died Friday evening. “Everybody’s just kind of, even with everything going on, you can tell that this is bringing people together,” says Fargo North student Natalie Syverson. Students, staff and…

People Remember Grantley Johnson with Pictures & Sports Mementos at Memorial

His courageous battle inspired many people across the metro.

WEST FARGO, N.D. – People are paying their last respects to a young West Fargo boy who lost his second battle with cancer last week. Visitation was held Monday night at West Funeral Home & Life Tribute Center in West Fargo for seven-year-old Grantley Johnson. The center was filled with pictures, signed jerseys and sport memorabilia given to the Freedom…

Grand Forks Is Looking For Funds To Build A Memorial In Honor Of Fallen Officers

They launched a campaign in hopes of meeting the goal of $250,000

GRAND FORKS, N.D. -“My entire career, I’ve been thinking, we should have something in the Northern Valley to represent officers that have died in the line of duty to protect their communities,” says Bob Rost the Grand Forks County Commissioner. Four years ago Bob Rost started to think more and more about the idea of building a memorial, and decided…

Veterans Honored At Wreaths Across America

This Is The Fifth Year They've Taken Part In The Honoring

DETROIT LAKES, MINN. — A crowd of people grouped in the frigid cold at the Veterans Memorial Park in Detroit Lakes to honor all branches of the military in remembrance for all those who serve our country. This event is just one of the hundreds across the county as people hang a wreath for each branch. “This is a small…