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Juneteenth celebration shares African American heritage

People in the FM Metro celebrate Juneteenth at the third annual Fargo celebration.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) —¬†This year’s theme is Sankofa. The message is to make progress towards the future by claiming the past. Organizers say this event is important to educate the community as a whole on the Juneteenth holiday, what it represents and how it’s acknowledged in our country. People gathered for soul food, there was live music and poetry performances….

Ukrainian woman and her daughter leave their homeland for peace in Fargo

With the war in Europe continuing, a Ukrainian woman and her daughter move to Fargo searching for peace and safety.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Kateryna Rudich and her husband were visiting Hungary February 24 when the Russian military attacked Kharkiv, her home city at the time. They rushed back home to see their daughter who was being taken care of by her grandparents. “Our daughter, she’s only four-years-old and her grandmother was in a small village near Kharkiv because they…

FBI arrests NDSU graduate student accused of issuing death threats

FARGO (KVRR) – The FBI has arrested an NDSU graduate student for allegedly issuing threats against employees at the university. Thirty-eight-year-old Thomas Sayward appeared in federal court Friday. He’s charged with Interstate Threatening Communications. Court documents say on June 1, NDSU Police informed the FBI that Sayward “submitted threatening language” to the university in response to a survey sent to…

“Bison for Ukraine” raises money to send medical supplies overseas

Ukrainian NDSU students host a fundraiser to raise more awareness on their country's invasion by Russia and send medical supplies back home.

MAPLETON, N.D. (KVRR) – “Bison for Ukraine” features authentic food made by Ukrainian students, a silent auction showcasing artwork made by Ukrainians and live music at 4e Winery. North Dakota State University students were encouraged to donate $10 and non-students $50 to take part in the event. The ticket includes a drawing for raffle prizes and a free glass of…

Battle-Tested Bison Ready for Playoffs

Top Seed Bison Ready For Summit League Tournament

FARGO– NDSU baseball wrapped up the one seed for the summit league tournament on Friday night and took the series 2 games to 1 to finish their regular season. The Bison only played two home series all year this season but still managed to secure the league’s best in conference record at 17 and 5. The team’s success came from…

VA Secretary McDonough shares how the Biden Admin. is helping veterans in Fargo

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Denis McDonough, a Stillwater, Minnesota native, comes to Fargo’s VA Medical Center to discuss how veterans benefit from President Biden’s Unity Agenda. It includes a better national suicide prevention hotline for vets, efforts to reduce veteran homelessness and investing in a caregiver support program. North Dakota State University’s partnership is a…

NDSU welcomes President David Cook

He is the university's 15th president and is excited to take the university to new heights.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – David Cook¬† is North Dakota State University’s 15th president and is excited to take the university to new heights. Cook comes from the University of Kansas where he was Vice Chancellor for Public Affairs and Economic Development. He says he can’t feel the shoes of former President Dean Bresciani, but wants to bring his passion and…

Volson to Bengals

Cordell Volson is Headed to Cincinnati

  LAS VEGAS: The bison sent another player to the NFL today. The AFC Champion, Cincinnati Bengals needed to add more protection for joe burrow; Forever bison Cordell Volson will be his new bodyguard. The Bengals selected Volson with the 31st pick of the 4th round, the 136th overall pick. At 6 foot 6 and 315 pound, the Bengals got…

Endowment fund named for outgoing NDSU President Bresciani

Dean BrescianiFARGO (KVRR) – A North Dakota State University alumni group has established an endowment fund in honor of departing NDSU President Dean Bresciani. Organizers say the “President Dean L. Bresciani Endowed Chair in Leadership” will honor and support outstanding campus leaders who are advancing NDSU’s mission. The fund was kept a secret until its unveiling Thursday evening at the…