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People celebrate Christmas at the 1916 Buffalo High School

"Everything is a labor of love, it takes a lot of helping hands to do what we do."

BUFFALO, N.D. (KVRR) -A renovated 1916 High School building in Buffalo, North Dakota is now the town’s hotspot for social gatherings.¬† Christmas comes alive on Pearl Street as people from around the area fill into Buffalo’s renovated 1916 High School building to socialize, eat, and shop. “The school just becomes this old-fashioned Christmas. We deck the halls and want people…

St. Thomas Celebrates Town of the Year Victory

They played trivia and were presented an award

ST. THOMAS, N.D. —¬†This evening the St. Thomas community gathered at the fire house for dinner and a live weather broadcast of our 6 o’clock news. KVRR reporter Danielle Church talked to people there to find out what Town of the Year means to them. There’s a certain spirit in St. Thomas you can’t shake. “Living in Duluth, we lived…

Barnesville Pulls Together to Help Molly Greiff

While undergoing physical therapy in Colorado, friends in her hometown come together to help

BARNESVILLE, Minn. — A small town is helping a family in need after a freak accident changed a young woman’s life. Parents said Molly Greiff, a 25-year-old from Barnesville, is still in rehab after breaking her back on October 15th. She’s known for her high spirits and hard work ethic. “Molly’s very energetic,” explained her father, Adrian Greiff. “She likes…

People of Buffalo Say a Hog Farm Could Pollute Their Drinking Water

The majority of a small town is upset after the state Supreme Court allowed hog farm permits

BUFFALO, ND — The North Dakota Supreme Court approved permits for a hog facility near Buffalo, North Dakota. Several people living there have spent more than a year trying to keep it from being built, saying it can heavily pollute the area. In the 2016 election, nearly 76 percent voted “no” to corporate dairy and swine farming. This leaves neighbors…