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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…

New YMCA food truck helps reach and feed more kids

"It goes out every single day making sure the food gets delivered to our different 30 sights around the community."

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — A new food delivery truck is helping reach and feed more kids throughout the community. “The mission of the Y is to make sure that we are here for all and when kids are hungry and kids don’t have full bellies, lots of things start to go wrong,” YMCA of Cass and Clay Counties President, Steve…

Metro area school districts launch pilot program to target food insecurity, waste

FARGO, WEST FARGO AND MOOHREAD PUBLIC SCHOOLS ARE TESTING THE SCHOOL LUNCH REPACK PILOT PROGRAM

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — A pilot program at Fargo, West Fargo and Moorhead Public Schools aims to eliminate food waste by making sure no student goes hungry. “In the pandemic especially, we have realized there’s a lot of need out there,” said West Fargo Public Schools Director of Food Service Dana Reith. She says food waste has always been…

North Dakota Senate rejects bill to ban abortion clinics within 30 miles of a school

BISMARCK, N.D. (KVRR/KCND) – The North Dakota Senate has rejected a bill that would prohibit abortion clinics from operating within 30 miles of a school. Opponents of the measure say it would supersede the authority of local governments to make zoning decisions. Turtle Lake Republican Senator Howard Anderson says if the bill passed, the state would, in effect, be “banging…