West Fargo Residents Encouraged to “Shine Your Light” for International Firefighters Day

The "Shine Your Light" campaign is organized by the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation.

WEST FARGO, N.D.–The City of West Fargo is encouraging community members to “Shine Your Light” for International Firefighters Day on May 4. The “Shine Your Light” campaign is organized by the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation and invites communities to change their house and porch lights to red in order to honor the men and woman who keep our communities safe….

Savanna Greywind One Year Later: Looking Back on the Tragedy that Changed the Community

One year later, we look back on the ups and downs and shed light on missing and murdered indigenous women.

FARGO, N.D. — One year ago, the Fargo Police department asked for your help in finding missing 22 year old Savanna Greywind. One year later, we look back on the tragedy that many say changed the community and shed light on missing and murdered indigenous women. KVRR’s Jessie Cohen takes us through the ups and downs, the searches and the…

River Keepers are Telling You to Get Out and Enjoy the Red This Summer

"The scenery is just breathtaking and the wildlife that you get to see along the Red, it's just a beautiful, beautiful site"

FARGO, N.D. — The River Keepers meet once a year to honor members, discuss new possibilities and learn how to continue keeping the Red River clean. People involved in the group are sharing their plans for the future. The Red River is a distinct characteristic to the Fargo/Moorhead community, but it does more than just glorify nature. “The Red River’s…

Flood Diversion Task Force Releases Report on Construction Recommendations

The future of the greater Fargo–Moorhead area has been in question since the destructive flood of 1997

FARGO, ND — The Flood Diversion Task Force has released its recommendations, but does that mean construction will continue for the Red River diversion project? The future of the greater Fargo–Moorhead area has been in question since the destructive flood of 1997. But now, those fears may come to an end with new protections. “It gives people an opportunity to…

American Red Cross Brings More Local Volunteers to Florida

The group aims at providing a way to help give relief without putting volunteers in danger

FARGO, ND — With many volunteers already in Texas, local relief groups are sending even more manpower to Florida. But the American Red Cross told us people who want to help should not go down south by themselves. Hurricane Harvey already did a number on federal relief funds and volunteer groups from across the nation. But companies like Xcel Energy…

Hundreds Attend Funeral for Savanna Greywind in Fargo

Mayor Mahoney said the entire community lost a daughter

FARGO, ND — Hundreds of mourners, many of them wearing red shirts, gathered to remember Savanna Greywind. The funeral at First Assembly Church for the 22-year-old included Native American songs and prayer and tributes from Spirit Lake Tribal Chairwoman Myra Pearson and Fargo Mayor Tim Mahoney. Pearson said she couldn’t find the words to express what happened, but says it…

Is it Safe to Take a Swim in the Red River?

A deeper look into the Red River to see if it's actually safe to swim in after recent drownings

FARGO, ND — Fargo Police have identified the man who drowned after going swimming in the Red River in Lindenwood Park. Hari Pradhan, 32, of Fargo, went into the river Monday afternoon but did not come back out. He is the third swimmer to die in the Red River this summer. Not only is the river proving to be dangerous…

Red River Market Opens for the Season

The Red River Market is open every Saturday through October 28

FARGO, N.D. — The Red River Market is back up in action selling locally produced foods for the summer season. Hundreds of shoppers filled the block of Broadway and Fourth Avenue North for a taste of the farm. “I love it. I’m so glad it’s back. It feels like we had to wait a long time, but third year it’s…

United Blood Services Needs You

United Blood Services held a blood drive for all students at NDSU

FARGO, N.D. — Someone needs blood every three seconds in this country and United Blood Services is here to help save a life. They stopped by NDSU to hold a blood drive for anyone who wanted to donate. The UBS Blood Mobile was parked on the west side of the Memorial Union. For those who were donating regular whole blood…

February is American Heart Month & Fargo is Going Red

Local organizations are celebrating Go Red for Women to raise heart disease awareness

February is American Heart Month and heart disease is the number one killer of women causing one in three deaths each year. Go Red for Women is celebrated on the first Friday of February each year and Fargo is one of the many cities that have been holding events throughout the day to bring awareness to heart disease. “Way more…