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Senator Heitkamp Announces Re-Election Bid for 2018

Heitkamp made the announcement early this morning on her brother Joel Heitkamp's radio show

FARGO, ND — Senator Heidi Heitkamp is officially seeking re-election to the U.S. Senate. Heitkamp made the announcement early this morning on her brother Joel Heitkamp’s radio show. Sen. Heidi Heiktamp has already spent nearly five years in the U.S. Senate and she wants to continue to serve the people of North Dakota. She is preparing to jump head first…

Zorbaz Kicks Off Beardsley Marathon with Inaugural Dog Run

Runners and their favorite furry friends ran a 1.5 mile course, which finished at People's Park

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — Zorbaz in Detroit Lakes is kicking off Dick Beardsley Marathon Week with the inaugural dog run! Runners and their favorite furry friends ran a 1.5 mile course, which finished at People’s Park. Humans participating got a Dog Run Finisher Shirt and all dogs got a dog tag medal and a Zorbaz bandanna. Registration for the run…

Newberger Announces Run Against Senator Klobuchar

State Representative Jim Newberger, a three-term house member in Becker County, says he's up for the challenge

  ST. PAUL, Minn. — A Minnesota Republican became the first to announce plans for taking on U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar in the next election. State Representative Jim Newberger, a three-term house member in Becker County, said he’s up for the challenge. If he wins party endorsement at next year’s state convention, he’ll take on the Democrat who beat her…

Motorcycle Riders Hit the Road to Raise Money for Veterans’ Families

The ride raises money for the wives and children of veterans killed in the line of duty

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A Moorhead group is showing people how to give back by cruising along the highway.  As one of the newest Legion Rider chapters, the American Legion in Moorhead is hosting its first motorcycle ride to benefit veterans’ families. “Our first annual freedom, independence and liberty run”, says Duke Johnson, a retired veteran. The chapter started in November…

Superheroes Large and Small Help CCRI Break Down Barriers

A super power you don't often think of is at the heart of these runners

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Superheroes are known for battling villains and breaking down barriers. For one Moorhead organization, the bad guy worth fighting is the idea that those with disabilities can’t live a full life. Heroes come in all different shapes and sizes “I think the youngest person we support right now is 18-months-old and our oldest is 86,” said CCRI’s…

LIVE: CCRI’s SuperHero and SideKick Run

Helping Kids and Adults with Disabilities Live Full Lives

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Super Heroes are known for battling villains and breaking down barriers. For one Moorhead organization, the bad guy worth fighting is the idea that those with disabilities can’t live a full life. KVRR’s Shiina LoSciuto joins us live from CCRI’s annual Super Hero and Side Kick run. Categories: Business, Community, Health, Local News, Minnesota News, News Landing…

Special Olympics Wraps Up Another Successful Summer Games

The special olympics wraps up today with the track and field portion

FARGO, N.D. — The 20th annual Fargo Special Olympics concludes with the closing ceremony. The Special Olympics events crossed the finish line with the Track and Field Competition. Over 200 athletes participated in shot put, long put, softball throw, long jump and additional track events. Following the competition, an award ceremony was held for all of the participants. Directors say…

The Fargo Marathon Attracts Runners From All Fifty States

One man checks Fargo off his list of running a marathon in every state

FARGO, N.D. — There are a total of 750 marathons scheduled in the United States throughout 2017 including the one right here in Fargo.  For some, this sparked a challenging goal — running a marathon in all 50 states. At the Fargo Marathon, there were multiple runners who were here to do just that. Al Navidi, a runner from Washington…

Thousands of Runners Hit the Streets for the Fargo Marathon

20,000 runners participated in the 13th Annual Fargo Marathon

FARGO, N.D. — It’s the race of the year in Fargo which brings in thousands of runners from across the country. Headphones in, shirt sleeves rolled up and runners were in their zone as they took off for the 13th annual Fargo Marathon. Runners had to wake up at the crack of dawn, but they still gathered the energy and…

Runners in the Home Stretch for the Fargo Marathon

Runners are finishing up their final preparation for the Fargo Marathon

FARGO, ND — It’s a day when the Metro hosts runners from across the country and throughout the world. At least 20,000 runners from all 50 states and from overseas are in town for the 13th annual Fargo Marathon. “I’m feeling good,” said Minnesota runner Katie Ahmann. “Looking forward to the 50 degree weather but not so much the rain,…