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WATCH: North Dakota National Guard to Observe 20th Anniversary of Sept. 11 Attacks

Dedicated on Sept. 11, 2009, the Memorial to the Fallen in the Global War on Terrorism honors North Dakota military members who lost their lives in the GWOT.

Bismarck, ND (KVRR) — The North Dakota National Guard will conduct an observance ceremony on Saturday, September 11, at the Memorial to the Fallen in the Global War on Terrorism (GWOT). The ceremony begins at 10 a.m. and is a solemn observance of the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the United States on September 11, 2001. Governor Doug Burgum,…

University of North Dakota honors 9/11 victims

"Today is a way for our campus to come together to honor their memories and to better appreciate their service and what they gave."

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (KVRR) — The University of North Dakota is commemorating the lives lost 20 years ago during the September 11th attacks. “Today is a way for our campus to come together to honor their memories and to better appreciate their service and what they gave,” UND President Andy Armacost said. 20 years since tragedy struck, the memory of…

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…