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New Life Center Holds “Meal at the Mission” to Raise Awareness

People can learn about programs and take a tour

FARGO, N.D. — The New Life Center is showing the community how they’re helping men and families experiencing homelessness. They do a Meal at the Mission the third Thursday of every month, where people can come in and learn about what the center does and take a tour. Staff are already talking about overflow for the winter, where they take…

One Year Serving the Country in Afghanistan; Soldiers are Welcomed Back to North Dakota

Governor Doug Burgum joined North Dakota National Guard Leaders in a ceremony to honor about 30 soldiers who returned from Afghanistan but also thank their families

FARGO, N.D. — After a yearlong mission in Afghanistan, members of the 191st Military Police Company we’re officially welcomed back home. KVRR’s Jessie Cohen spoke to some soldiers who say the support from their loved ones was their driving force to keep fighting. After a year of putting their lives on the line, these soldiers came home just in time…

Grand Forks Welcomes Home 188th Air Defense Artillery From Deployment

More than 200 soldiers were honored

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Corey Arnold didn’t just join the military because it would pay for his college degree. “Honestly, it was to repel out of a helicopter. That was the reason for me. It was just going to be some fun things we were going to do in a weekend,” Arnold said. But his wife Angela joined for a much…

Returning North Dakota National Guardsman Surprises Daughters at LPA Elementary

He is one of around 150 Happy Hooligans returning from a six month mission to southwest Asia

AUDUBON, Minn. — It was a big surprise for the daughters of an airman with the North Dakota National Guard. Senior Master Sgt. Travis Schauer of the 119th Wing Civil Engineering Squad surprised his two oldest daughters at Lake Park Audubon Elementary. Schauer just returned home this morning and was greeted by his wife and youngest daughter at Hector in…

UND Students Free After Simulation of Two-Week Mars Mission

This was the university's fourth mission in its NASA-funded Inflatable Lunar-Mars Habitat project

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Students at UND disembarked from another in a string of missions orchestrated by the university to test the latest in space technology. The students lived in a self–contained environment meant to represent living conditions astronauts could face on a mission to Mars. UND simulates what life would be like living on Mars through their Inflatable Lunar–Mars…

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis Visits Minot Air Force Base

Sen. Hoeven says he's glad Secretary Mattis is visiting the base

MINOT, ND — Defense Secretary Jim Mattis visited Minot Air Force Base and talked about his change of course on nuclear weapons. Mattis says he’s become convinced that the U.S. must keep all three parts of its nuclear force, rather than eliminate one of them, as he once suggested. That force consists of land-based missiles, known as intercontinental ballistic missiles,…

Sen. Klobuchar Visits with National Guard Members in Moorhead

Klobuchar co-sponsored the "Forever GI Bill" which has been signed into law

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Sen. Amy Klobuchar was in Moorhead to inform National Guard and Reserve members about ways she plans to push legislation that will help their families. Klobuchar said she wants to help them because they don’t get the same benefits as one another, despite being on the same mission. She has enacted bills supporting the National Guard in…