Riverside Cemetery

Memorial Day Ceremonies Held at Riverside & Sunset Gardens Cemeteries

"Memorial Day is the opportunity to pay homage to the people who have gone before us."

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Multiple Memorial Day services were held throughout the Fargo area. Families loved ones, veterans, active servicemen and women all coming out for one thing. Retired Navy Captain Jerry Rostad says, “Memorial Day is the opportunity to pay homage to the people who have gone before us. The military service members who have given the ultimate sacrifice….

Barnesville woman jailed after Fargo cemetery incident

FARGO (KVRR) – A Barnesville, Minn. woman was arrested at a Fargo cemetery after witnesses say she drove over several graves and nearly hit two people during a funeral. Police were called Saturday to Riverside Cemetery at 2102 5th St. S. Twenty-eight-year-old Blair Rebecca Whitten was arrested for aggravated reckless endangerment. “Multiple complainants reported Whitten was driving her vehicle, inside…

Social Distancing: Metro Cemetery Tour

A Spooky, Distanced Idea for Halloween

Halloween is just over a week away. And if you want to do something on the spooky side while socially distancing at least six feet. Well…they bury the dead six feet under ground. The Day of the Dead comes right after Halloween, and I put together a little list of some of the Metro’s most famous deceased residents for a…

Memorial Day events will look different amid coronavirus pandemic

FARGO, N.D. — The COVID-19 pandemic won’t prevent local veteran organizations from honoring fallen service members this Memorial Day. U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs Fargo National Cemetery will hold it’s inaugural Memorial Day event online, sharing the celebration with the public through Facebook at 2 p.m. North Dakota Congressman Kelly Armstrong will be the keynote speaker, and both North Dakota…

Fargo Police Want To Talk To Person With Knowledge of Woman’s Death

The Remains of Brenda Kartes Were Found In August Along The River At Riverside Cemetery

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo Police investigators believe a person has specific knowledge about events leading up to the death of Brenda Kartes. They believe the person has shared specific details of Brenda’s death with others. She was reported missing after leaving Centre Inc., a Fargo transitional living facility, on July 12th, 2018. Her remains were found in August of this…

Human Remains Found Riverside Belong to Brenda Kartes

Fargo Police is ruling her death as suspicious but cause is still unknown

FARGO, N.D. — 31–year–old Brenda Kartes went missing more than a year ago. “We were optimistic that we’d find her alive, but again, we also knew that that was a very distinct possibility that she was dead,” said Fargo Police Dep. Chief Joe Anderson. Her skeletal remains were found last Thursday alongside the river at Riverside Cemetery by employees conducting…