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Vigil held for former Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg at Cass County Courthouse

FARGO, N.D. — The Fargo-Moorhead community gathered Saturday evening at the Cass County Courthouse in honor of former Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. A group of around 30 people came together, with some taking a few moments to reflect on the impact Ginsburg had on their lives through her decisions and votes in court. Most were in face masks,…

GoFundMe seeks to gather justice for airman killed at Grand Forks Air Force Base

There will be a vigil for Natasha in Grand Forks on Wednesday.

  GRAND FORKS, N.D.–A GoFundMe is set up to seek to create positive change for women’s safety in the military after a shooting at Grand Forks Air Force Base last month. The account has a $100,000 goal and is aimed to gather what it calls “Justice for Airman First Class Natasha Aposhian.” The GoFundMe calls the campaign “a monumental journey”…

Death of young girl on Spirit Lake Reservation calls child protective services into question

Raven Thompson died while under the supervision of Spirit Lake Tribal Social Services

FARGO, N.D. — When friends and family remember Raven Thompson, they think of a girl who could always make them smile. “She was a beautiful little girl. She was so full of life,” said family friend Jinnifer Warren. “For her to be gone at such a young age and not have the chance to experience things within our tradition, within…

Kurdish Community Holds Vigil In Moorhead

It was hosted by the Chira Global Development Organization

  MOORHEAD, MINN. — Impassioned speeches filled the room at the Trinity Lutheran Church as residents, public officials, and members of the Kurdish community came together to remember the lives lost but to carry on the hope for those still facing oppression overseas. For Azad Berwari, who grew up in the Iraqi section of Kurdistan. The conflict in Syria is…

Interfaith Peace Vigil Honors Victims of Sri Lanka Terror Attacks

Some at the vigil know people in Sri Lanka or have fled violence in other countries themselves

FARGO, N.D. — Christians, Jews and Muslims in the F–M area come together in solidarity at an interfaith vigil after the terror attacks in Sri Lanka. On Easter Sunday, one pastor at Olivet Lutheran Church  says she felt on top of the world while taking part in festivities. All changed later in the day when she heard about the bombings in…

Vigil Being Held July 2nd for Moorhead Girl Who Drowned at Buffalo State Park

The family has set up a Memorial Account with Wells Fargo Bank and GoFundMe called the Grace Elizabeth Bettie Memorial Account

MINNESOTA, Minn. — The family of Grace Bettie will be holding a candlelight vigil near the swimming area at the Buffalo River State Park on Monday. They are inviting the public to honor Grace’s memory at 6 pm, July 2nd. Candles will also be provided for anyone attending by the family. The family has set up a Memorial Account with…

Students and Friends Mourn the Loss of Ellie Helm

NDSU President Dean Bresciani expressed condolences on behalf of the school in a written statement

FARGO, ND — Students, friends and family are mourning the loss of Ellie Helm, an NDSU sophomore who passed away this weekend. The psychology major was a Bison cheerleader, member of the Kappa Delta sorority and revered by many as a close friend. Authorities in Florence County, Wisconsin, confirmed the 21-year-old woman died from an ATV crash in Long Lake…

Hundreds Turn Out for Grand Forks Vigil Honoring Savanna Greywind

Many of the people said that although they are not next door neighbors to Fargo, they feel the pain here in Grand Forks

GRAND FORKS, ND — Two women in Grand Forks connected on a Facebook page honoring Savanna Greywind. They decided to hold a vigil for people like them who wanted to honor her. Greywind’s story has touched people all over the country and the community members of Grand Forks are mourning her loss. More than 200 people gathered at University Park…

Vigil Scheduled in Grand Forks for Savanna Greywind

A group will hold a vigil for the 22-year-old slain woman at 7 p.m. in University Park

  GRAND FORKS, ND — After two vigils were held last night in Fargo and Belcourt for Savanna Greywind, another is planned for tonight in Grand Forks. A group will hold a vigil for the 22-year-old slain woman at 7 p.m. in University Park. We will have a crew in Grand Forks and bring you a live report on KVRR…

Greywind’s Father Thanks Community, Police During Prayer Service at Mickelson Field

Here in Fargo, people are gathered at Mickelson Field for a prayer service

FARGO, ND — Two public remembrances are being held tonight to remember the short life of Savanna Greywind. Members of Spirit Lake held a prayer vigil at Turtle Mountain High School’s football field in Belcourt. Here in Fargo, people are gathered at Mickelson Field for a prayer service. KVRR’s Nick Broadway was there and talked with supporters and family members….