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First Responders Teach People How To Save A Life In Minutes

The event is celebrating its sixth year

FARGO, N.D.- Local emergency responders invite anyone in the community to come in for a quick lesson on how to prevent a heart attack, as well as what to do in case it happens. They have about 20 mannequins ready to teach individuals or big groups. Organizers say it’s important to learn CPR because you never know if it might…

League Nixes Hockey Jerseys Honoring Injured Waseca Officer

The decision drew criticism on social media.

WASECA, Minn.–High school hockey players in Waseca won’t be able to wear game jerseys made in honor of a local police officer gravely wounded in the line of duty. League officials stepped in and told the school the jerseys don’t comply with rules for uniforms. The decision drew criticism on social media. The jerseys donated by a Minnesota company are…

Realtors Win ‘Ring A Bell” Challenge

In total, the groups were able to raise over 68,000 for The Salvation Army.

FARGO, N.D- Local realtors have still got it. They once again take first place raising over 30 thousand dollars for The Salvation Army as part of the “Ring a Bell” challenge. Firefighters took second place raising over 24 thousand and 3rd place went to law enforcement who raised just over 10 thousand dollars. Realtors say they are excited for the…

Firefighters Are Trying To “Fire Up The Kettles”

It's the fire department's turn to ring the bells and try to get people to donate.

FARGO, N.D. –  The rivalry between police officers and realtors motivates firefighters to try and raise more. The purpose of this event is for all the groups to come together and raise money for a good cause. Firefighters say it also gives them an opportunity to interact with the community. “It’s just another way for us to reach out to…

Barnesville Honors First Responders for Law Enforcement Appreciation Day

First responders say it's a chance to mingle with other departments in a relaxed environment

BARNESVILLE, Minn. — It’s Law Enforcement Appreciation Day, and people in Barnesville are showing their support for first responders. Firefighters, EMT’s, and police officers all gathered at the event. Cards and posters made by local students were displayed at the open house. First responders say it’s a great chance to mingle with other departments in a relaxed environment. They also say…

“Wear the Badge”: Minnesota Needs A Few Good Officers

The recruitment campaign emphasizes the community service parts of police work

ST. PAUL, MN — The Minnesota Chiefs of Police Association has launched a six-month public relations campaign dubbed “Wear the Badge” to try to increase the number of recruits into the profession. The recruitment campaign emphasizes the community service parts of police work through videos and online advertisements. The effort comes as top law enforcement officials say there is a “crisis”…

Sec. of Interior Ryan Zinke Honors Four Indian Country Officers

He gave them each his Commendation Award

FARGO, N.D. — The opioid crisis does not discriminate,  effecting people from all different backgrounds across the country. That includes Indian Country. Four police officers are being recognized for their heroic efforts against the drug epidemic by Secretary of Interior Ryan Zinke. KVRR’s Danielle Church has the story. Turtle Mountain police officer Stacey Larocque has only had to give someone Narcan…

City of Dilworth Honors Law Enforcement Appreciation Day

January 9th Will Now Officially Be Law Enforcement Appreciation Day in Minnesota

This day is called law enforcement appreciation day, or L.E.A.D. Due to the recent negativity towards police officers around the country, January 9th has been dedicated to supporting those in uniform. Minnesota Governor Dayton said it’s a day to recognize the service and sacrifice of those brave men and women, and their families. Dilworth Mayor Chad Olson is also showing his…