One Moorhead Teen Doesn’t Let Epilepsy Stop Her From Living Her Dream

But Emma is taking off her usual protection and putting on a look fit for a fighter

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Things haven’t always come easy to 14–year–old Emma Pederson, but one thing always has…a smile, ear to ear. KVRR’s Jessie Cohen met Emma a few weeks ago and knew her story needed to be told. Now she shows us how her dream has finally become a reality. The roar of the engine and heavy gear has always…

MSUM Art Exhibit Honors Those Who Struggled To Achieve Equality

The display focused on the music composed by those in the middle of the Civil Rights movement

MOORHEAD, Minn. — An exhibit celebrating the struggle for racial equality ends its run on MSUM’s campus. The Songs of Resistance and Civil Rights exhibit commemorates the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King’s assassination. The exhibit includes pictures of songs vital to the fight for civil rights and scanable codes for visitors to play on their smartphones. Faculty in…

Mayors’ Blue Ribbon Commission Hopes to Educate People on Struggles with Addiction

The commission is getting out into the community because members say addiction shouldn't be a closet discussion

FARGO, ND — The Mayors’ Blue Ribbon Commission is trying to educate more people in the Metro about what it means to struggle with addiction. More than 10 people died from an opioid overdose in Fargo-Moorhead from January to September 2017. The commission is getting out into the community because members say addiction shouldn’t be a closet discussion. They say…

World Mental Health Day: Royal Family Helping Bring Awareness to the Struggles of Mental Health

the princes say, their jobs aren't over yet

  LONDON — Two members of the royal family honored World Mental Health Day at St. James’ palace by talking about their charity organization, Head’s Together. William, the Duke of Cambridge and his brother, Prince Harry, hosted a reception and also honored those who have helped make their charity grow by helping change the conversation about mental health. The Heads…

Dress for Success: Empowerment, Confidence and Getting What You Want

From head to heels, these are the outfits Dress for Success uses to help women excel at their job interviews

FARGO, ND — For many of the models at the Attire to Inspire fashion show, entering the workforce had obstacles. Not only did they land jobs, they’re helping inspire other women to gain the confidence needed to spark their careers. From head to heels, these are the outfits Dress for Success uses to help women excel at their job interviews….

Two People From the Metro Accused in Kentucky Kidnapping

Both suspects are facing numerous charges

NORTH DAKOTA — A Fargo woman and a Moorhead man are accused of attempted kidnapping in Kentucky. Police in Murray, Kentucky stopped Tara Wieland, 38, of Fargo and Daniel Carlson, 19, of Moorhead while doing a welfare check on a juvenile. They said Wieland was attempting to conceal a pistol on her lap and ignored the officer’s commands. After a…

Possible Plans in the Works for Fargo Alt-Right Rally in October

On Facebook, Tefft called the violent rally in Charlottesville a "victory" and said it legitimized their struggle

FARGO, ND — The nephew of a Fargo man who took part in the explosive “Unite the Right” right rally in Charlottesville, Virginia is calling on counter-protesters to come to Fargo. Jacob Scott says his uncle Peter Tefft, seen here in video from Charlottesville, plans to hold some type of alt-right rally in Fargo in the fall. On Facebook, Tefft…

Dunseith Man Making Plea in Alleged Attempted Murder of Rolette County Deputy

During a struggle Marion grabbed Benning's gun and pointed it toward the officer and fired twice

ROLETTE COUNTY, ND — A Dunseith man accused of trying to kill a Rolette County deputy in February has pleaded not guilty to attempted murder. Authorities allege Deputy Keith Benning was trying to arrest Michael Marion after a vehicle chase. They say during a struggle, Marion grabbed Benning’s gun and pointed it toward the officer and fired twice. Benning wasn’t…

Minnesota BCA Releases Details Behind Fatal Police Shooting

He was able to disarm one of the deputies and another deputy shot Jahnke

  VADNAIS HEIGHTS, Minn. — The man fatally shot by police in Vadnais Heights had struggled with officers and disarmed one of them. The Minnesota BCA says four deputies entered a suspicious RV after talking with the driver Sunday night. Two deputies used their stun guns after a struggle started with the driver, identified as 47-year-old Darren Jahnke. He was…

“Mind Over Marathon” BBC Documentary on the Silence of the Mental Health Struggle

Prince William says this topic is especially close to his heart after his brother struggled silently with his mental health for more than 20 years after the death of their mother, Diana

INTERNATIONAL — Prince William is calling a new BBC documentary on mental health “amazing” because it gives those struggling silently with mental health a voice. The Duke of Cambridge was a guest speaker after a special screening of the movie and addressed many of the documentary subjects. He says this topic is especially close to his heart after his brother…