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Fargo Amazon facility gets ready for business

"We're receiving our first item on September 19th."

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) –Fargo’s Amazon facility is getting ready to begin fulfilling orders. With the construction of the new facility complete, orders will soon be ready to be boxed up and shipped to their destinations. “We’re receiving our first item on September 19th. So, that’s when the building will open. We’ll have people in the building and start trying to…

Sanford Health To Require Employees To Get COVID-19 Vaccination by Nov. 1

FARGO, N.D. — Sanford Health is requiring all 50,000 of its employees to be vaccinated against the coronavirus by November 1. Officials say more than 90% of clinicians and 70% of nurses within the health organization are already fully vaccinated. Exemptions will be made for medical or religious reasons. Sanford Health employees are already required to have several other vaccines…

Lutheran Church of the Cross hosts drive-thru Christmas event

West Fargo church is socially distant for the holidays

WEST FARGO, N.D.– Lutheran Church of the Cross is doing things a little differently this year.  Many churches across the U.S. are making changes to their holiday traditions in order to keep them going, and LCC is no different, combining 2 in-person events into 1 drive-thru event– what they’re calling an Advent Christmas Carol Mash-up. “This is an opportunity to…

Fargo United Methodist Church Runs Sunday Easter Service Out Of Parking Lot

All Of These Things Make Good Friday Seem More Real Than Ever Before

FARGO, N.D. — The sounds of vehicles running overtake the Sunday silence in the parking lot of Faith United Methodist Church in Fargo as the congregation is switching from their seats in the pews to the ones in their car. “Keep us patient in making peace and building justice teach us to trust the slow process from seed to stem…

West Fargo Church Switches To Online Prayer Due To Coronavirus

The Staff Says They Are Working To Create An Interactive Live Prayer Service Where People Can Ask Questions To The Pastor.

WEST FARGO, N.D. — What’s normally a bustling Sunday afternoon at Prairie Heights Community Church in West Fargo is now silent hallways and an empty auditorium. The church has suspended its live service because of safety concerns from the coronavirus that is continuing to spread across the country. So the congregation decided if people couldn’t come to church they were…

Moorhead Man Uses Illness To Raise Awareness About Chronic Kidney Disease

He says he wants to use his battle to help inspire others and raise awareness about a disease he says can sneak on people as they may not even realize they have the disease.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — “I lost purpose, I mean I couldn’t work anymore, I couldn’t support my family anymore,” FM Kidney Warriors Founder, Chris Brown said. Chris Brown of Moorhead has a terminal Chronic Kidney Disease or CKD, Brown does his dialysis at home and says the situation he’s in could have been avoided. “I had some signs of kidney problems…

Community Mourns As Grand Forks Boy Is Laid To Rest

A Dessert Cabaret Fundraiser will be held Saturday night at 7 at Hope Lutheran Church with proceeds going to Borth's family to help with funeral costs.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The sounds of music fills the Immanuel Lutheran Church of Grand Forks, as 15 year old Jonah Borth is laid to rest. Those who came to knew Jonah say he had a big heart. “Pastor Daniel Voth” “Even if he had stood 7 feet tall his chest cavity would have been nothing but heart…. Love and…

Lutheran Church Moves into Jewish Synagogue in Fargo

In 2013 St. Mark's Lutheran Church had low numbers, forcing them to sell their building which is now Sanctuary Events Center

FARGO, N.D.– A Lutheran Church and Jewish Synagogue are coming together to promote religious tolerance. In 2013 St. Mark’s Lutheran Church had low numbers, forcing them to sell their building which is now Sanctuary Events Center. Since then they have been housed at two other churches, but now they have found their new home with Temple Beth El. “I can’t…

Thrive Fest Christian Music Festival Comes To the Red River Valley Fairgrounds

This is the first time the Christian music festival has been held in Fargo

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Bands from across the country are in town for the Christian music festival Thrive Fest at the Red River Valley Fairgrounds. One attendee, Tia McBee, says she wasn’t expecting it all when she won tickets. “I wasn’t even going to answer the phone, but something just told me, answer the phone,” she said. She says the music…