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“Be Proud of Who You Are and Don’t Give Up”: EGOT Star Rita Moreno Comes to Fargo

82 years later, she tells her story about growing up in the big apple and breaking into the business

FARGO, N.D. — As part of the Fargo Town Hall Lecture Series, actress, singer and dancer, Rita Moreno is pushing people to pursue their hopes and dreams. KVRR’s Jessie Cohen tells us how her story is inspiring and resonating with hundreds. In 1935 Rita Moreno left family members behind in Puerto Rico and came to America with her mother, the…

The Fargo Human Relations Commission Chair Welcomes New Members to Bring New Change

The group meets at the Fargo Public Library with members who have different vital roles in the community.

FARGO, N.D. — The Fargo Human Relations Commission is starting off a new year with new members and new ideas. The group meets at the Fargo Public Library with members who have different vital roles in the community. From the Fargo Police Departments community liaison officer, to different city of Fargo employees, to people who have lived in different countries,…

The FM Pride Parade Connects People from All Walks of Life and Celebrates Love

"It doesn't matter where you come from, what you look like, who you are, who you love, who you vote for, it doesn't matter we're all human"

FARGO, N.D. — Pride celebrations have taken over the metro and the week ended with their annual parade. KVRR’s Jessie Cohen tells us what the festivities mean to many people in the community. “It doesn’t matter where you come from, what you look like, who you are, who you love, who you vote for, it doesn’t matter we’re all human,”…

Richland 44’s Interim Superintendent has First School Board Meeting

"That to me had to be my number one goal. To get to know the students to get to visit with them, eat lunch with them every day and I've been doing that"

COLFAX, N.D. — Tim Godfrey resigned as Richland 44 Superintendent after he was put on paid administrative leave amidst a hazing scandal. Now the district has an interim superintendent and he spoke at his first school board meeting. “That to me had to be my number one goal. To get to know the students to get to visit with them,…

Minnesota Case Over Genital Mutilation of Teens Continues in Detroit

Two Minnesota mothers also have been charged after taking their daughters to the clinic

Dr. Jumana NagarwalaDETROIT, Mich. — A federal judge in Detroit has dismissed one charge against two doctors accused of female genital mutilation. The judge ruled that Dr. Jumana Nagarwala and Dr. Fakhruddin Attar didn’t commit conspiracy to transport a minor with intent to engage in criminal sexual activity. Both doctors still face other charges. Two Minnesota mothers also have been…

Local Priest on Administrative Leave Reinstated by Crookston Catholic Diocese

Father Pat Sullivan was accused of sexual misconduct at a church in Red Lake in 2008 but denied he did anything wrong

CROOKSTON, Minn. — A local priest who had been placed on administrative leave has been reinstated by the Crookston Catholic Diocese. Father Pat Sullivan was accused of sexual misconduct at a church in Red Lake in 2008 but denied he did anything wrong. An investigation into the accusation by a panel of law enforcement, social workers, a priest and an…

Former Fargo Priest Accused of Sexual Molestation is Back in the States

After being accused back in the 90's, Sayasaya said he was visiting the Philippines for Christmas but he never returned

FARGO, ND — A former Fargo priest accused of sexually molesting two underage boys has officially been extradited to the United States. Fernando Sayasaya will face state child sexual abuse charges that were filed back in 2002 for offenses that took place between July of 1995 and August of 1998. After being accused back in the 90’s, Sayasaya said he…

The University of Minnesota is Changing Their Sexual Misconduct Policy

The college now requires all employees to report cases of sexual harassment or sexual assault against students

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — The University of Minnesota has designed a new policy when it comes to reporting sexual misconduct on campus. The college now requires all employees to report cases of sexual harassment or sexual assault against students. Previously, the university only required supervisors and employees in advisory roles to make the report. Some critics of the policy say it…

Senator Al Franken Resignation: What Comes Next?

He maintains the allegations of sexual harassment against him are not true, but Franken bowed to pressure to step down from almost all of his fellow Democrats. Fox's Mike Emanuel Reports from Washington.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Minnesota Democratic Senator Al Franken is resigning, soon. He maintains the allegations of sexual harassment against him are not true, but Franken bowed to pressure to step down from almost all of his fellow Democrats. “Today┬áI am announcing that in the coming weeks I will be resigning as a member of the United States Senate,” Franken said…

Former New York Mills Teacher, Accused of Sexual Relationship with a Student, Found Not Guilty

His defense attorney says Koll is an innocent man and that he was wrongly accused

OTTER TAIL COUNTY, Minn. — A former New York Mills teacher, who was accused of having a sexual relationship with a student, has been found not guilty. Kris Koll, 38, was acquitted of fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct. He was accused of engaging in a sexual relationship with a student while teaching in New York Mills. His defense attorney says Koll…