Honor Flight Brings Veterans to Washington, D.C.

90 veterans from North Dakota, Minnesota and South Dakota traveled together

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Ninety area veterans are in Washington, D.C. to see the memorials that have been created to honor them as part of the North Dakota, Minnesota Honor Flight. The majority of these veterans served during the Korean War but the trip also includes 16 World War II veterans. These veterans from North Dakota, Minnesota and South Dakota arrive…

Veterans Honored at Fargo Air Museum During Vietnam Memorial Week

Vietnam veterans are getting the recognition they didn't get decades ago

FARGO, N.D. — In honor of Vietnam Memorial Week, those who served our country are recognized at the Fargo Air Museum. But fifty years ago, they didn’t a warm welcome home. “I have friends who were spit on, had things thrown at them, they didn’t want to wear the uniform, they felt ashamed, they were made to feel ashamed,” Joe Wallevand,…

Metro Commemorates 100th Anniversary of Veteran’s Day, Remembers All Who Have Served

Bells rang at 11:00 a.m. in churches across the country to repeat history from Nov. 11, 1918

FARGO, N.D. — On the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month, the bells toll to mark 100 years since the end of World War I. “We are where we are today, free, because of what they did. And even though their war wasn’t the end of all wars like they declared, they paved the way for…

Third Annual Michael Kaspari Recovery Run/Walk Reminds People Overcoming Addiction is Possible

It raised about $30,000 for the Village First Step Recovery Program

FARGO, N.D. — More than 200 people laced up their sneakers for the third annual Michael Kaspari Memorial Recovery 5k Run and Walk. The Village’s First Step Recovery Program started putting on the race as a way to celebrate addiction recovery. It’s also a way for the mental health clinic to highlight their free family recovery clinic. The run/walk raised almost…

Labor Leaders, Workers Commemorate Those Who Lost Their Lives on the Job

North Dakota Ranks Fifth Worst in the Nation for Worker Fatalities

FARGO, N.D. — Labor leaders and workers from the North Dakota AFL-CIO and Northern Plains United Labor Council  gathered to commemorate workers who lost their lives on the job. “When you’re not related to these people, when you don’t know these people, they tend to be viewed as numbers and statistics,” said Waylon Hedegaard, the president of North Dakota AFL-CIO. “But…

Moorhead High Students Hold Assembly To Honor Parkland Victims

The student body also wrote letters to lawmakers asking for changes to be made to make their school safer

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Students at Moorhead High School organized their own memorial assembly for Parkland. The student body gathered in the high school gymnasium to hear stories about each of the 17 people who died in the shooting. Student organizers know that an act of violence could happen anywhere, and they want the community to take steps to make sure…

Students and Friends Mourn the Loss of Ellie Helm

NDSU President Dean Bresciani expressed condolences on behalf of the school in a written statement

FARGO, ND — Students, friends and family are mourning the loss of Ellie Helm, an NDSU sophomore who passed away this weekend. The psychology major was a Bison cheerleader, member of the Kappa Delta sorority and revered by many as a close friend. Authorities in Florence County, Wisconsin, confirmed the 21-year-old woman died from an ATV crash in Long Lake…

Greywind’s Father Thanks Community, Police During Prayer Service at Mickelson Field

Here in Fargo, people are gathered at Mickelson Field for a prayer service

FARGO, ND — Two public remembrances are being held tonight to remember the short life of Savanna Greywind. Members of Spirit Lake held a prayer vigil at Turtle Mountain High School’s football field in Belcourt. Here in Fargo, people are gathered at Mickelson Field for a prayer service. KVRR’s Nick Broadway was there and talked with supporters and family members….