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Ukrainian foreign exchange student raising money for her homeland

One local exchange student from Ukraine who's home country is under attack, is stepping up to raise funds for the country's people and war efforts.

FARGO- MOORHEAD (KVRR) — Danielaella, who’s host family lives in Hawley, is making and selling t-shirts and bracelets, soaps and candles and the money is going to cities and refugee camps. There is a Facebook page called “Help for Mariupol” with more information and where Items can be purchased to support the cause. She is also receiving aid from her…

Fargo-Moorhead supports Ukraine with rally

FARGO-MOORHEAD (KVRR) – The Veterans Memorial Bridge connecting Fargo and Moorhead is the site of a rally for Ukraine and its citizens. People in the Fargo-Moorhead community are showing their support and Ukrainians are pleasantly surprised by the amount of support the world is showing their country. “I feel really grateful for the people that came here today to support…

Protesters with opposing viewpoints take to Veteran’s Memorial Bridge

Activists on different sides of issues like vaccine mandates and police brutality take to the streets in Moorhead to voice their opinions.

Moorhead, MN, (KVRR)- “You can tell with what’s going on in our country it continues to build on both sides, so we’re just taking a stand for freedom,” said Ed Hirchanson of the Freedom Rally. “Right now they’re screaming freedom, they’re saying that they’re against fascism, they’re against government, but they’re saying they’re against government while holding the American flag…

Fargo reveals new Statue of Liberty at Veterans Memorial Bridge

The new statue replaces the old one that was stolen in July 2019

FARGO, N.D. — A new Statue of Liberty has been installed by the Veterans Memorial Bridge in Fargo. The new statue replaces the original statue, which was stolen last July. The 650 pound, eight-and-a-half-foot-tall statue was paid for with the donation of private funds. Fargo Mayor Tim Mahoney says the statue is something positive for people to see as they…

New Statue of Liberty installed near Veterans Memorial Bridge

The original statue was stolen in 2019.

FARGO, N.D.–A new Statue of Liberty was installed near the Veterans Memorial Bridge Monday morning. The new statue, commissioned by the City of Fargo, replaces the original which was stolen in 2019. The original statue was donated by the Boy Scouts of America and the Fargo Lions Club more than 70 years ago. Mayor Tim Mahoney said, “Lady Liberty is…

Main Avenue and 2nd Street South Intersection Opens as Roundabout

The North Dakota Department of Transportation says the two-lane roundabout is the first of its kind in North Dakota.

FARGO, N.D.–The Main Avenue and 2nd Street South intersection is opening as a two-lane roundabout on Wednesday. The North Dakota Department of Transportation says the two-lane roundabout is the first of its kind in North Dakota. It is expected to eliminate the rate of high-speed crashes, accommodate vehicles of all sizes, and increase safety for drivers as well as pedestrians….

Moorhead AL & Dilworth VFW Kick Off Memorial Day Ceremonies

People paid their respects at 7 this morning on Veterans Memorial Bridge

MOORHEAD, MN–  The Moorhead American Legion and Dilworth VFW are remembering those who have fallen for our country with an early morning Memorial Day ceremony. People paid their respects at 7 this morning on Veterans Memorial Bridge. Navy Veteran, Victor Teigen, was at this morning’s ceremony. Teigen grew up in Moorhead and is taking this day to remember friends of…

Memorial Day: Veterans Memorial Bridge Hosts Ceremony for the Fallen

Many of us in the metro drive across the bridge that connects the metro every day

FARGO, ND — Many of us in the metro drive across the Veterans Memorial Bridge every day. Veterans groups and local officials gathered to remind us the meaning of the landmark. The public was invited to honor and remember the fallen, on the bridge that connects our communities. The event was just one piece of a full day dedicated to…