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Former Fargo Talent Sings National Anthem Before Panthers Steelers Game

Nationally recognized motivational speaker and veteran

PITTSBURGH — Another big moment in the career of a former Fargo man who is a singer, actor, nationally recognized motivational speaker and veteran. Mark Lindquist sang the National Anthem before the Panthers and Steelers game in Pittsburg. Lindquist posted on Facebook that he sang the anthem at Heinz Field for the NFL’s Salute to Service game. He also thanked…

National School Lunch Week: Harwood Elementary Kids Tell Us Why They Love School Meals

Who knew that healthy can also taste delicious?

HARWOOD, N.D. — The West Fargo School System is honoring and celebrating National School Lunch Week. Elementary School lunch is taking kids by surprise. “When I first got here I was like, ‘ew this is disgusting’ because I wasn’t used to full healthy stuff but then now I’m like used to it and I actually like most of it and…

People Celebrating Civically Active Women and Those Running for Office at Nation’s First Nonpartisan 5K

Over 500 people ran in Washington D.C. while people from 25 other states were signed up virtually to run in their home towns

FARGO, N.D. — The country’s first nonpartisan 5K celebrating women getting civically active and running for office is happening nationwide. Those who put together the Courage to Run 5K say democracy is a marathon. Whether you are looking to run a physical race or a political race, you need a focused mindset, heartfelt vision and physical endurance. Over 500 people…

The Fargo Human Relations Commission Chair Welcomes New Members to Bring New Change

The group meets at the Fargo Public Library with members who have different vital roles in the community.

FARGO, N.D. — The Fargo Human Relations Commission is starting off a new year with new members and new ideas. The group meets at the Fargo Public Library with members who have different vital roles in the community. From the Fargo Police Departments community liaison officer, to different city of Fargo employees, to people who have lived in different countries,…

Remembering Ed Schultz: Local Broadcast Legend Who Made it National

From local play–by–play and sports shows to national politics, commentary and his very own prime time show

FARGO, N.D. – After passing away at the age of 64, people are remembering local broadcast legend, Ed Schultz for his unique personality and success. KVRR’s Jessie Cohen joins us live to tell us about his journey from co–workers and people from the community. This radio building off of 25th street in Fargo is where Ed Schultz’s once small broadcast…

Instacart Comes to North Dakota: Nation’s Largest On-Demand Grocery Delivery Service

It's simple. Download the app or go to their website, shop your favorite local grocery store and for just $5.95 schedule a delivery

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Imagine Uber but for groceries…You can hop on an app or on the web and order your groceries instantaneously. Well now it’s not imaginary, it’s real and happening right here in the valley. Say goodbye to long checkout lines and carrying those heavy items out of the store. “You get a joke that I’ve never had to…

Both Sides of the River Aiming for Zero Deaths from Traffic Crashes

Those with "Toward Zero Deaths" like to compare it to a roller coaster

FARGO-MOORHEAD — West Central Minnesota Toward Zero Deaths stakeholders and North Dakota Vision Zero join forces to launch the national seat belt enforcement campaign. Local officials and medical professionals are warning people in the community. Authorities from both North Dakota and Minnesota are partnering up to remind you that before you stick those keys in the ignition to reach out…

Scheels Arena Gears Up for Curling National Championships

Some former Olympic athletes will compete

FARGO, N.D. — The U.S. Curling National Championships will begin on Saturday. Organizers say the sport is becoming more popular after the men’s Olympic team brought home a gold medal. “We’re hoping for a really good turnout, riding that Olympic wave. I think this is a great opportunity to see those elite athletes in our country,” said Amelia Young, event co-chair….

Valley City High School Students Create Ornaments for National Christmas Tree

The ornaments that are currently being displayed on the North Dakota tree in President's Park

VALLEY CITY, ND — 12 student artists from Valley City High School are having their art displayed on the 95th annual National Christmas Tree Lighting display in Washington D.C. The students handcrafted ornaments that are currently being displayed on the North Dakota tree in President’s Park. The students painted pictures inside of the ornaments, giving visitors an inside look into…

THE BUZZ: U.S. Air Force Causes Twitter Kerfuffle Between Minot Air Force Base and Base in Missouri

When the tweet received numerous responses on social media, the Air Force backed off its claim with a follow-up tweet

NATIONAL — The U.S. Air Force nearly stole Christmas when it got involved in a friendly Twitter feud between the Minot Air Force Base and Whiteman Air Force Base in Missouri about which air fleet was better. Tweets from the official Air Force account said that if the two bases couldn’t get along, Santa Claus will “bring you nothing this…