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Golden Drive Homeless Kids raises money selling lunches

Leaders with Golden Drive Homeless Kids host a two-day fundraising event selling Bratwurst lunches at Hornbacher's

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR)- Local businesses like the Harley Davidson store in Fargo ordered an abundance of Bratwurst to help homeless kids. This is a big time of need since those kids will be missing out on meals with school being out. The organization sold out of food the first day and managed big crowds in day two, the community…

Rothsay Public School bomb threat deemed not credible

Courtesy: Rothsay Public SchoolROTHSAY, Minn. (KVRR) – The Rothsay School District says nothing was found while law enforcement was investigating a bomb threat at a school on Wednesday. Superintendent Wade Johnson says he was told around 12:20 PM a note was found in an elementary bathroom saying “the bomb’s going off at 1 pm.” The Wilkin County Sheriff’s Office was…

Hawley High School exchange student gives back to hometown in Ukraine

HAWLEY, Minn. (KVRR) — A high school sophomore is helping Ukrainian’s stuck in the country by working with volunteer organizations to send resources. A foreign exchange student from Ukraine at Hawley High School is raising money to ensure her hometown receives essential supplies. Daniella Zubarieva remembers from a young age going through lockdown drills at school as a precaution. Now,…

Student hospitalized after school shooting in Hettinger, ND

HETTINGER, N.D. (KVRR) – The Adams County Sheriff’s Office says a student is in the hospital after shooting themselves at Hettinger Public School. It happened 11:15 AM mountain time Monday. Authorities say the school was immediately put into lockdown.  Officials say students were released to their parents once the building was cleared. Officials say the student’s condition is unknown and…

NDSU move-in day welcomes new Bison to the herd

"I'm looking forward to watching NDSU football and just making new friends and having a good time here, and learning."

FARGO, N.D. ( KVRR) — NDSU is welcoming new Bison to the herd at the university’s move in day. As the start of the new school year begins, students settling into their dorms may be having a much smoother transition than the previous year. “We have all sorts of students making their way onto campus. It is super exciting to…

Parents calling for masks mandates across all schools

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Parents who are for mask requirements in schools are saying enough is enough when it comes to student safety. The Community Alliance for Responsible Education is made up of parents representing every metro area school district. They are asking for mask mandates throughout FM metro schools. Concerns over not having kids wear masks include having to…

MSUM kicks off Welcome Week

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) — Minnesota State University Moorhead kicks off the start of a new school year with Welcome Week. The university is welcoming in dragons as they get settled into their dorms ahead of classes beginning Monday. To make the transition easier and more enjoyable, the university’s Dragon Move-In Crew, which includes students, alumni and President Anne Blackhurst, helped…

Back to school backpack safety tips

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Whether you’re buying a new backpack for your child, or they’re using the same one from last year, make sure it fits right. Health experts say they should weigh no more than 10 percent of a kid’s body weight. Backpacks also need to have two padded shoulder straps to keep weight distributed evenly. Look out for…

West Fargo School Lunch Repack Pilot Program deemed a success

A total of 134 servings were repackaged and 116 were claimed

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – The West Fargo Public School District has wrapped up a pilot program aimed at repacking leftover lunch meals and distributing them to students in need. Officials say the School Lunch Repack Pilot Program has been a big success. Over the past month, 86% of the repacked servings were claimed by students. Liberty Middle School’s food…