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Welcoming the O’Neil’s to Fargo: New Couple Leading Salvation Army

They were in Minneapolis that past four years

FARGO, N.D. — After 32 years with the Salvation Army, a number of them in Fargo, Majors Byron and Elaine Medlock have officially passed on the torch to another couple. KVRR’s Danielle Church spoke to them about taking over and what they’ll focus on in their time here. Jerry O’Neil was born and raised in Minneapolis, which is why he knows…

Salvation Army & Sandy’s Donuts Celebrate National Donut Day

FARGO, ND – It’s a delicious day: National Donut Day. The Salvation Army and Sandy’s Donuts teamed up for a tasty fundraiser at the Fargo Theatre Friday. Free original World War One treats were given out, and there was was free music and a comedy sketch show. Volunteers also spent their morning going to 43 locations in the metro to share donuts…

June 1st Marks National Donut Day

Sandy's will donate a dollar to the Salvation Army for every dozen sold

FARGO, N.D. — If you have a big sweet tooth, you’re in luck because Friday, June 1 is National Donut Day. Sandy’s Donuts will be donating a dollar to the Salvation Army for every dozen donuts sold. The Salvation Army has a long history with donuts. They served the sweet treat to soldiers during World War I and started National Donut…

Saving Smiles Dentistry Celebrates Star Wars Day with The Salvation Army

Dr. James Johnson and his staff dress up in Star Wars attire and serve lunch

FARGO, N.D. — The staff of Saving Smiles Dentistry celebrated Star Wars Day by serving up smiles to community members. In partnership with the Salvation Army, the staff dressed up in Star Wars costumes and served lunch. The partnership arose after Volunteer and Public Relations Manager Kallie Frost saw that Dr. James Johnson reserved 129 seats for his patients and participants…

Man Charged For Fatal Stabbings At Salvation Army Apartment Building

Glenn Johnson Accused Of Attacking Two Victims In Rochester

ROCHESTER, Minn. — A man is charged with murder in the fatal stabbings of two of his neighbors at a Salvation Army apartment building in Rochester. 53-year-old Glenn Johnson was charged Tuesday with first- and second-degree murder in the Saturday night stabbings. Bail was set at $3 million.Johnson is accused of stabbing 45-year-old Eric Flemming and 57-year-old Phillip Hicks with…

Suspect Arrested for Two Stabbing Deaths

It happened at a Salvation Army in Rochester, Minnesota

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Police arrested a man in the fatal stabbings of two men at a Salvation Army apartment building in Rochester. The stabbings were reported around 7:15 p.m. Saturday. Officers found two men on the fourth floor of the building “suffering from critical stab wounds.” They were pronounced dead at a hospital. An officer found a man trying to…

Salvation Army Announces Final Tally for its 2017 Red Kettle Campaign

The organization rasied over $850,000 during the holiday season

FARGO, N.D. — The Salvation Army fell short of its goal in the 2017 Red Kettle Campaign. According to the organization, they raised over $850,000, which was just short of their $900,000 goal. Cold, snowy weather and the fact that Christmas Eve fell on a Sunday were factors in seeing lower than expected donations. Regardless, the money collected will go…

Salvation Army, United Blood Services Need Your Help

The Salvation Army has fallen short of their kettle goal of $900,000

  FARGO, ND — Frigid temps are keeping people indoors and officials with United Blood Services says they are in need of donors. UBS says during the holiday season, blood donations tend to drop about 40 percent and it’s during that time that donations are needed most. With our colder weather, those donations drop even lower and officials say they…

Local Kids Getting a Good Night’s Sleep Thanks to “Making Homes for the Holidays”

Slumberland Furniture, The Salvation Army, Knights of Columbus, and Walmart Team Up to Provide Kids With Beds, Pillows, and Sheets

REGIONAL — Seventy- four Children throughout the F–M area will be able to sleep in a new bed tonight thanks to the Making Homes for the Holidays event. It’s a 23-year long holiday tradition for organizations throughout the F–M area. Slumberland Furniture partners up with the Salvation Army to see which kids in the area have the greatest need for…

Moorhead High School Carolers Help Rob with Weather at the Red Kettles

Two more gold coins were found in the kettles on Wednesday at NDSU and Family Fare on University Drive in Fargo

FARGO, ND — More gold coins have been found in the red kettles. Two, one-tenth ounce gold coins were donated over the weekend and are worth around $240. Two more gold coins were found in the kettles on Wednesday at NDSU and Family Fare on University Drive in Fargo. That brings this season’s total to five. TJ and Alison didn’t…