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Friends of the Kirkbride Rally to Keep the Campus Standing

Supporters were voicing their concerns about the history and opportunities that will be lost if parts, or all of the campus are destroyed

FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — Over the last decade, there has been a debate on whether to preserve or demolish the Fergus Falls State Hospital Complex and now people are rallying to keep the campus intact. Friends of the Kirkbride are rallying by informing supporters on the work they feel needs to be done to keep the asylum alive. At the…

Greywind Supports Gather in Support Before Crew’s Sentencing

Now that one of her killers is about to be sentenced, people in the community are showing their support

FARGO, ND — Savanna Greywind supporters are standing together to make a statement before one of her murderers finds out her fate tomorrow during her sentencing hearing. Community gatherings such as these are a part of the healing process for her loved ones in our “Lead Story”. Just six months ago, Savanna Greywind’s disappearance was a mystery. Now that one…

YWCA Receives a Share of $1.8 Million for Housing Efforts

This is the 28th year they received a portion of the $1.8 million grant from Housing and Urban Development and although it supports housing efforts, it goes beyond that

FARGO, N.D. — Housing and Urban Development has awarded 18 programs in North Dakota a share of $1.8 million in federal money. An organization in Fargo is a recipient of the funding. The YWCA is helping impoverished women and children create a new future. “To be able to help women move from a state of chaos and crisis back out…

Some New Titles are Granted at the North Dakota International Pageant

Each and every one of these women are making a difference but what makes the perfect contestant?

FARGO, ND — The title holders for the North Dakota International Pageant are handing down their crowns. This was a night these women will never forget. When it comes to the pageant world, the glitz, the glam and the round of applause definitely add to the excitement. But it isn’t what it’s all about. “We don’t have to be great…

Bismarck City Officials Working to Find Ways for Help the Homeless

The United Way has been helping since the closure

  BISMARCK, ND — Bismarck city officials are trying to find new ways of helping the homeless population after the closure of the men’s shelter. The City Commission is working with its budget committee to see how much money they would need to get a shelter up and running. They are hoping to be able to find between $5,000 and…

New North Dakota Law Ends Child Support Obligations for Inmates with Longer Sentences

The Legislature recently approved the change to prevent the accumulation of past-due child support owed by incarcerated parents

  NORTH DAKOTA — A new law in North Dakota will end monthly child support obligations of parents sentenced to jail or prison for 180 days or longer. The Legislature recently approved the change to prevent the accumulation of past-due child support owed by incarcerated parents. The law allows a child support obligation to be re-established if the jailed parent…

A Community in Mourning: Three Children Left Behind After Apparent Murder-Suicide in Fergus Falls

sarah and ryan cheshire left behind three children

FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — The Fergus Falls community is in mourning after the apparent murder-suicide of attorneys Ryan and Sarah Cheshire, a recently divorced couple. Three children have been left without their parents. People in Fergus Falls say there’s been a change in the atmosphere since Wednesday night. “Like a major cloud came over the town. It’s extremely sad, unexpected, shocking,”…

Detroit Lakes Teen, Missing Since August, Found Safe

The page, Reaching Parker, is run by Parker's mom, Meghan, who spoke to KVRR's Jessie Cohen in October

  DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — A Detroit Lakes teen, who ran away from his home last August, has been found safe. A post on the Facebook page, Reaching Parker, states that 15-year-old Parker Eastman was found by authorities and is okay. The page is run by Parker’s mom, Meghan, who spoke to KVRR’s Jessie Cohen in October. The post states…

Protests Against Sexual Harassment on Minnesota’s Capitol Hill

Two other women have come forward and are accusing U.S. Senator Al Franken of misconduct

  ST. PAUL, Minn. — Multiple political and nonprofit organizations descended on Minnesota’s Capitol to show their support for people who have been sexually harassed or assaulted in the workplace. A crowd gathered with signs and many current and former lawmakers stood up to speak out about Democratic State Senator Dan Schoen and Republican State Representative Tony Cornish, who are…

Breast Friends: Through Good Times and Bad

FM Breast Friends offers support to women with breast cancer

FARGO, ND — It’s the phrase no one ever wants to hear: “You have breast cancer.” The reality is there are many here in metro that have. More and more these days, you hear of someone being diagnosed with cancer. As shocking as the diagnosis is, what people may not realize is how long it follows you even after you’ve been…