Ukrainian woman and her daughter leave their homeland for peace in Fargo

With the war in Europe continuing, a Ukrainian woman and her daughter move to Fargo searching for peace and safety.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Kateryna Rudich and her husband were visiting Hungary February 24 when the Russian military attacked Kharkiv, her home city at the time. They rushed back home to see their daughter who was being taken care of by her grandparents. “Our daughter, she’s only four-years-old and her grandmother was in a small village near Kharkiv because they…

A Local Red Cross Volunteer Heads To Texas To Help After Hurricane Damage

Alvarez will be staying in Texas for two weeks.

FARGO, N.D.- Marcella Alvarez, a former Marine from Fargo, is heading to Houston. She will be help with sheltering. Alvarez has been volunteering with the Red Cross since January. As of Thursday, the organization has deployed eighteen volunteers from the region for Hurricane Laura relief. Two are from North Dakota, three are from South Dakota and 13 are from Minnesota….

Fargo shelter asks for community’s help in finding cats their forever homes

Cats Cradle says it will never euthanize its adoptable animals

FARGO, N.D. — A Fargo cat shelter is assuring the community it will never euthanize adoptable animals after a local news outlet incorrectly reported it was considering it. Cats Cradle co-founder Jill Frederick says no one from the shelter was interviewed by the news outlet for that story. The shelter has been asking for community support and fosters as its…

4 Luv Of Dog Rescue Hosts Annual Silent Auction and Social

The auction had over 650 items to bid on and organizers say the money is going to a needed cause

FARGO, N.D. — 4 Luv Of Dog Rescue is fundraising to help get some pups to their forever homes. The organization ran its 11th annual Silent Auction And Social where people could place bids on things like food plates, pet supplies and even an autographed Carson Wentz mini helmet. Organizers say the Rescue cares for over 500 dogs annually and…

Update: Code Red in Casselton has been Cleared

The incident has ended.

UPDATE: The incident has ended and an officer on scene has cleared the Code Red. KVRR will report more as information becomes available.   CASSELTON, N.D.–The Cass County Sheriff’s Office has sent out a Code Red in the area of 8th Avenue South in Casselton. Police have set up a perimeter from Langer Avenue South to 9th Avenue South and…

Churches United Showing Off Changes Made Over Past Year in Open House

They homeless shelter opens its space to the public every other year

  MOORHEAD, Minn. — Of all the different ages, genders and races that sleep over at Churches United on any given night, there’s one thing they can all relate to. “The one common denominator that we have found in everybody who comes here is the lack of support systems,” said Babs Coler, chief development officer at Churches United. It’s something the…

4 Luv of Dog Rescue Puts “One-der” Dogs up for Adoption

The dogs like to be the only pet in the house

FARGO, N.D. — Most people say dogs are a man’s best friend, but sometimes they aren’t good friends with other dogs. However, one dog rescue organization is helping these pooches who don’t like playing with others. Eve, a 5-year-old pit bull, is one of many dogs who was helped by the 4 Luv of Dog Rescue shelter. The shelter brought a…

Helping the Homeless: New Life Center Hopes to Raise $1 Million for Giving Hearts Day

Volunteers from Touchmark at Harwood Groves served lunch for Valentine's Day

FARGO, N.D. — The New Life Center is serving up some love for Valentine’s Day, and they’ve also set an ambitious goal Giving Hearts Day. The Center helps men who are homeless, and it’s served as a much–needed shelter for people like Mikel Davis. “Couple weeks ago, it was really cold. 61 below with the wind chill, you could die…

The Marshmallow Foundation Has Adoption Special for Surplus of Cats

They say they've seen an uptick in cats since August

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — If you’ve been thinking of adding a furry friend to your life, now could be the puuurfect time. The Marshmallow Foundation is having an adoption special. “The cats this year have been insane,” Cassi Ohman, manager at the Marshmallow Foundation, said. They say cats have been increasing at a fur–ocious rate since August. With over 100 cats…

Homeward Animal Shelter Holds “Spay-ghetti & No Balls” Lunch

Homeward stresses the importance of spaying and neutering

FARGO, N.D. — Homeward Animal Shelter held its annual “Spay–ghetti and No Balls” Lunch. The event was to raise money and spread awareness about the importance of spaying and neutering. The shelter is committed to preventing animal overpopulation so fewer animals go without homes. Homeward is a “no kill” shelter, and they spay and neuter all animals six months and older…