Third Graders from Eagles Elementary Get a Surprise Visit From The Grinch.

They were at an event that is part of an Adopt-a-school program.

FARGO, N.D- Kids visited Touchmark Senior Living to hear stories, sing songs and do activities. This is the second year they’re reading “How the Grinch stole Christmas.” The Grinch made a special appearance at the end of the reading. “Learning from other generations is incredibly important. And just bringing that connection together is incredibly important. It brings smiles and joy to…

Looking Back on 2018; The Biggest Stories in the Red River Valley

2018 was a year filled with celebrations, sorrow, hope and tragedy in the metro

FARGO, N.D. — 2018 was a year filled with celebrations, sorrow, hope and tragedy in the Red River Valley. KVRR’s Jessie Cohen takes us back to the beginning and walks us through this last year. It all started back in January…a bright new start for a location that once took the life of a young Fargo Police officer. A new…

Retired ND Teacher Forms Bond With Eagles Elementary Students Through Stories

Clark Tufte was a teacher for more than 50 years

FARGO, N.D. — While most people retire after a long career, one North Dakota teacher just can’t seem to call it quits. KVRR’s Danielle Church tells us how he’s now using his talent to spread a little holiday cheer. With a red and white hat, he’s not exactly Santa Claus. But to these fourth graders, Clark Tufte, gives them the best…

State Leaders Discuss Suicide Prevention: How to Lower Rising Rates in North Dakota?

Over 100 statewide leaders expressed their concerns and told their stories but one common theme kept overlapping...erasing the stigma

WEST FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota Senator Heidi Heitkamp holds a summit to discuss the growing rates of suicide and ways to decrease those numbers. Over 100 statewide leaders shared their experiences and opinions. Every 63 hours, suicide kills one person in North Dakota. “Some of these deaths have been five, six years ago and the pain is just as…

Photo Exhibit Celebrates Diversity in F-M Area

It's considered the local version of "Humans of New York"

FARGO, N.D. — You may have heard of the “Humans of New York” project, and there’s actually a version for the Fargo–Moorhead area. A new photo exhibit at the Fargo Public Library downtown showcases people from around the world who now live in the Red River Valley. The community photo project called “The World in Fargo–Moorhead” is made up entirely of…

Dr. James Carlson Fargo Public Library Hosts Baby Rhyme Time

Babies and their guardians are spending some time together singing and telling stories

FARGO, N.D.–Babies and their guardians are spending some time together singing and telling stories. Baby Rhyme Time at Carlson happens twice a month at the Fargo Public Library. Babies from birth to 18-months-old are invited to sing along and listen to stories. This year-round event is in effort to introduce early literacy to babies. “The children really enjoy it,” Dr….

Community Art Project Creates More than Just a Mosaic for Churches United

They didn't see identity during this project nor did they reflect on homeless versus not homeless

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Churches United was looking for a way to bring their chapel to life, giving residents more of a reason to use the space for personal use. Their unique project connected volunteers around the valley with homeless people in our community. “People I think are not using the chapel because it’s so dull in there and I think…

‘Others’ Supports Giving Hearts Day And Dress For Success

If you shop Thursday on Giving Hearts Day, 10% of your purchase will be donated to Dress for Success

FARGO, ND — Giving Hearts Day is just a few days away and one local store is continuing their mission of giving back to someone in need. Each month ‘Others’ partners with organizations and to celebrate February they are partnering with Red River Valley Dress for Success. They are looking for suits, business professional and casual wear, shoes and accessories…

Fargo Public Library Announces Stage Production of “The Wizard of Oz”

it will premiere March 27 at Stage at Island Park

FARGO, N.D. — The Fargo Public Library is putting on its first ever play in March. They’re putting together a production of the Wizard of Oz and began rehearsals this evening. The library chose to do the Wizard of Oz because it’s a book and movie many kids and their parents are familiar with. They also say it gives kids ages…

How to Help a Loved One Who is Struggling with Sexual Assault

Victims tell their story when they're ready to. How you can help. KMSP Fox 9 Reporter Iris Perez reports

ST. PAUL, Minn. — With several people in power being accused of sexual assault and harassment, many people are looking to reach out to the victims. They are looking for a way to help. “It reminds all of us of whatever past traumas and experiences we’ve had,” Teri Walker McLaughlin says.  She is the executive director with the Minnesota Coalition…