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Fargo AMVETS New Years Day Celebration

It's an annual event for the Post 7 building

FARGO, N.D. — The sound of music, the smell of good food and the sight of smiles of people dancing and laughing over jokes. It’s the annual Fargo American Veterans New Years Day Celebration, at the AMVETS Post 7 building. For Veterans like Steve Leedahl who served in the Army in Vietnam for a year says it’s important to help…

75 Years Later: World War Two Veterans Spend Last Reunion in Fargo-Moorhead

Nineteen veterans from all over the country started their trip at the Hjemkomst Center

MOORHEAD, Minn. — It’s been 75 years of reunions for World War Two veterans who served on the USS Block Island. The carrier was the only one to sink in the Atlantic during the war after a Nazi attack. KVRR’s Danielle Church tells us why some of those veterans are now in the F-M metro. He spent 20 years serving his…

Mayor Tim Mahoney Goes Skydiving at Fargo Airsho

He says this is his first time skydiving

FARGO, N.D. — Mayor Tim Mahoney went on a tandem skydive with the U.S. Navy Seals Leap Frogs ahead of the Fargo Airsho. “It was exciting, The team was fantastic. It was quite a rush when you jump out and you’re just free-floating. Had a great time, and the best part of it was looking at Fargo. How great Fargo looks,…

U.S. Navy Works with College for Kids & Teens During Navy Week

The program offers a variety of STEM related labs such as Lego Robotics

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The U.S. Navy is working with kids and teens to grow an interest in STEM related fields in the metro. Sailors are working closely during Navy Week with the College for Kids & Teens at MSUM. Kids in this program have the opportunity to work with a variety of STEM related labs such as Lego Robotics. The USS…

Generations Come Together on Fourth of July to Learn About Freedom

Many different definitions of freedom converge and help people learn about each other

WEST FARGO, N.D. — For twenty years, James Kinlaw put his life on the line to protect his country while serving in the US Navy. Now living in Fargo, Kinlaw does not regret the sacrifices he made to protect the flag. “It’s an honor, it could be frightening depending on the circumstances, it could be very fulfilling, it’s something that…

U.S. Navy Blue Angels to Return to the Fargo Airsho

The U.S. Navy Blue Angels will appear in Fargo July 28 and 29

FARGO, ND — Some of the most sought after pilots in the country will be flying over the metro this summer in the Fargo Airsho. The U.S. Navy Blue Angels will appear in Fargo July 28 and 29. They will be flying many vintage “War Birds” as part of the show to celebrate Navy Week. The U.S. Navy Seals team…

Navy Hands NDSU Women’s Basketball First Loss of the Season

Reilly Jacobson lead the way offensively with 11 points.

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (NDSU Athletics) – The United States Naval Academy Midshipmen used a dominate performance on the glass to earn a 67-54 victory over the North Dakota State women’s basketball team Saturday, Nov. 25, in the Navy Classic at Alumni Hall. The Bison (4-1) were outrebounded by Navy (5-0) in the contest, 55-35. The Midshipmen also owned the offensive glass,…

“They’re Shooting at Us”- Fargo Man Shares Story of Survival at Las Vegas Shooting Massacre

Beau Flom served in the Navy for nine years, which helped him to remain calm during the shooting

FARGO, N.D. — Nearly 60 people were killed and 527 were injured in the mass shooting in Las Vegas Sunday night. Three Fargo couples were in the crowd when the shooting started. One of them served nine years in the Navy and used his experience to get himself and his friends out safely. “My wife said, ‘Are they really shooting…

On KVRR Local News at 9: Fargo Man Keeps His Cool During Shooting in Las Vegas

One of them used his experience in the Navy to keep calm and get his friends out alive

FARGO, ND — Three Fargo couples were in the crowd as chaos erupted during that mass shooting at a concert in Las Vegas Sunday night. One of them used his experience in the Navy to keep calm and get his friends out alive. Beau Flom, his wife Adrianne and two other couples were enjoying the final day of the Route…

Another Sailor Killed At Pearl Harbor Is Coming Home To Rest In North Dakota

Services For Lawrence Fecho Will Be Held Near Willow City

Lawrence FechoWILLOW CITY, N.D. — The remains of another North Dakota sailor who was killed at Pearl Harbor will soon be coming home for burial. Navy Fireman 1st Class Lawrence Fecho will be buried with full military honors during a service near Willow City on August 13. Fecho was on the USS Oklahoma in Pearl Harbor when the ship was…