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Fargo South Seniors Surprised With Special Scholarship Parade

The staff normally honors the students at an annual banquet but because of COVID-19 they are showing their support in a safer way.

FARGO, N.D. — All these vehicles are lined up and ready head out across the F-M area to hand out scholarships for the 2020 seniors. The staff normally honors the students at an annual banquet but because of COVID-19 they are showing their support in a safer way. “It’s difficult, I imagine it’s more difficult for them so we just…

WF Schools Releases In-Person Graduation Plans

The district will be hiring a company to livestream all the graduations.

WEST FARGO, N.D. — West Fargo Public School District is teaming up with Essentia Health to make sure kids can still walk for their graduation. Staff says new rules will be in place to make sure people are six feet apart, limiting any kinds of hugging and handshakes after getting their degree. Both West Fargo and Sheyenne High Schools will…

Four Fargo Students Earn 36s on ACT Exam

Only nine students in the whole state succeeded in earning a perfect score.

FARGO, N.D.–Four Fargo seniors earned perfect 36 composite scores on the ACT this year. Only nine students in the whole state succeeded in earning a perfect score; three from Bismarck, one from Devils Lake, one from Grand Forks and four from Fargo. State School Superintendent Kirsten Baesler congratulated the students saying, “It is a rare event for a student to…

Local event helps teens find perfect prom dress at no cost

Mersadi Green is a High School Student at Moorhead High School looking to find the perfect dress for prom

MOORHEAD, Minn.- It’s an event that high-schoolers look forward to all year. “I’m shaking with like excitemen,” says Mersadi Greene, a Senior at Moorhead High School. It celebrates the closing of one chapter, and the opening of another. “Just going and creating new memories with friends,” she says. Mersadi Greene is Senior at Moorhead High School and is looking for…

Seniors are Learning that After the Age of 55 There is Much More to Life Than Just Retirement

For the second year, the West Fargo Park District is hosting the Senior Lifestyle Expo to get seniors connected with local resources

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Seniors are learning that after the age of 55 there is much more to life than just retirement. For the second year, the West Fargo Park District is hosting the Senior Lifestyle Expo to get seniors connected with local resources. Living a happy and healthy life in your older years is far from impossible and many…

Bridge Bash Expands and Keeps Bringing Students and Community Members Back Each Year

Greater Moorhead Days are connecting students to the community, and what better way to do that than with food, games, and live music?

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The city of Moorhead is welcoming college students back to the area but what keeps them coming back each year? KVRR’s Jessie Cohen caught up with some Concordia seniors who say events like the Bridge Bash make Moorhead feel like home. Greater Moorhead Days are connecting students to the community, and what better way to do that…

Valley Senior Services Holds Picnic

Senior citizens got to enjoy food and games

FARGO, N.D. —┬áSenior citizens got to enjoy some time outdoors and catch up with each other while enjoying food and games at the 35th annual Valley Senior Services Picnic. The event was held at Reault Farm Picnic Shelter. Metro Senior Ride was available to transport those who wanted to go. Seniors got to have a meal outside and play bingo…

One in Custody Over Stabbing Death at Minnesota Senior Living Facility

He is a relative of the female victim

CROSBY, Minn. — A suspect is in custody in the weekend stabbing death of a worker at a senior living facility in Crosby, Minnesota. Police say 37-year-old David Otey was taken into custody. He is a relative of the female victim. The stabbing happened Saturday morning at the Heartwood Senior Living facility in Crosby. The Crow Wing County town has…

MN Dept. of Health Commissioner Resigns Amid Abuse Reports

His resignation follows reporting by the Star Tribune on serious oversight lapses of the state's senior care facilities

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesota’s Department of Health commissioner is resigning in the wake of reports of abuse at senior care facilities. Commissioner Ed Ehlinger had been head of the state’s health oversight board since 2011. His resignation follows reporting by the Star Tribune on serious oversight lapses of the state’s senior care facilities. They previously documented that hundreds of…

North Dakota State Park Fees on the Rise

The annual pass is going up by $10 to $35

Fort Ransom State Park Courtesy: North Dakota Parks and Recreation  NORTH DAKOTA — Visitors to North Dakota’s state parks will see an increase in fees next week. The daily vehicle pass is going up by $2 to a grand total of $7 effective August 1. The annual pass is going up by $10 to $35. The new rate will take…