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Philando Castile Memorial Fundraiser to Become a Nonprofit Organization

Philando Feeds the Children is in the works to be an established nonprofit

  ST. PAUL, Minn. — A school lunch campaign that started with a goal of $5,000 in honor of shooting victim, Philando Castile, has reached a new goal. Philando Feeds the Children is in the works to be an established nonprofit, geared towards helping schools with their lunch programs. The online campaign exceeded its $5,000 goal by raising $80,000 and…

Family of Woman Killed in Minnehaha Academy Explosion Suing Construction Company

The lawsuit also states the company failed to warn school officials about the "high degree of danger."

MENDOTA HEIGHTS, Minn. — The family of one of the people killed in the explosion at Minnehaha Academy in Minneapolis has filed a lawsuit against the construction company. The family of Ruth Berg, the school receptionist who was killed in the explosion on August 2nd, says CenterPoint Energy “ran to save themselves” rather than warn people inside the school about…

Nine of Thirteen Moorhead School Board Candidates Attend Forum

Voters got a chance to meet the several people running for a single one-year school board seat

MOORHEAD, Minn — Thirteen people are running for a single one-year seat on the Moorhead Public School Board. To help with the decision, voters are getting a chance to meet the candidates in person. About one year after Laurie Johnson resigned from Moorhead’s school board, voters have their choice of 13 candidates to fill the last year of her term….

On KVRR Local News at 9: Moorhead School Board Forum for 13 Board Candidates

A forum for the special school board election will show us where they stand on local issues

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Voters in Moorhead are about to meet the 13 people running for one seat on the Moorhead School Board. A forum for the special school board election will show us where they stand on local issues. KVRR’s Nick Broadway joins us live from Moorhead with more. NICK BROADWAY, REPORTING: I’m LIVE here at the Moorhead Public Library…

Fargo Schools Celebrate National Walk to School Day

students walked and rode their bike to school instead of hitching a ride

FARGO, ND —  A few local elementary schools are trying to inspire kids to be more active. Eagles Elementary and Ed Clapp Elementary each had their own way to participate in National Walk to School day. Ed Clapp Elementary held a walk-a-thon to raise more than $5,000 for enrichment programs and teacher classroom grants at their school. Eagles Elementary encouraged…

Golden Drive Homeless Kids Teams Up with Cass Clay Creamery for Birthday Celebrations

Throughout the month of September, donations were collected to fill these favors

FARGO, ND — The Golden Drive has partnered up with Cass Clay Creamery to give children experiencing homelessness an opportunity to celebrate their birthdays! Throughout the month of September, donations were collected to fill these favors. Everything to help celebrate a birthday from frosting to cake mix to decorations were donated. Employees at Cass Clay Creamery are volunteering their time…

Parents Replace Students at Carl Ben Eielson Middle School

"Parent Replace Your Child Day" at Carl Ben Eielson Middle School

FARGO, ND — Parents acted as students at Carl Ben Eielson Middle School. The school hosted their annual “Parent Replace Your Child Day” for the sixth grade. Teachers taught the parents as if it was a normal school day, the parents are expected to fill their kids in on what they learned at school. This goal of this day is…

Three Weeks and Had It! Prince George Not Impressed with School

But, like all kids, he is trying to make the most of it

GEORGE 2 GEORGE 1 GEORGE 3 LONDON — Maybe some kids…and even teachers around our area can get in line with a royal and say…they’ve had enough! Prince George, the oldest child of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, has been going to school for the last three weeks and his parents say…he’s had it. Prince William, in talking to…

Suspect Identified in Possible Murder Suicide in Lennox

They say 35-year-old Stephanie Hoover shot and killed the boy and another man before turning the gun on herself

  LENNOX, SD — Authorities have identified the suspect in a possible murder suicide in Lennox that left two adults and an 8-year-old boy dead. They say 35-year-old Stephanie Hoover shot and killed the boy and another man before turning the gun on herself. The victims have not been identified, but authorities say all three are related to each other….

Minnesota School Districts Hopeful with New Tax Credit

The community has voiced its concern about the burden property taxes can play on agricultural land when it comes to school building bonds

GLYNDON, Minn. — In the last ten years, property taxes for Minnesota farmers have increased by 114%. “About 60% of our total net value of a school district is in ag land,” said Bryan Thygeson, the Superintendent of the Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton school district. A new bill is now taking some of that load off their shoulders and giving school districts an…