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Salvation Army teams up with Josef’s School of Hair to offer free haircuts

Members of the U.S. Navy also lent a helping hand as their way of giving back.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Some lucky people get the chance to upgrade their hairstyle with a free haircut. After last year’s successful free adult haircut event, the Salvation Army and students at the Josef’s School of Hair Design came out to lift people’s spirits with fresh cuts. “Folks are still really struggling with all the dynamics of post covid life,…

Pop up food pantry helps bring food to the table

"It's an act of love, we want to share food, we want to be neighbors and build community and connections.

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Food insecurity continues to affect many local families throughout the metro. After a year of serving the community, West Fargo Pastor, Megan Casper has found food insecurity affects a lot more people in our community than it did a year ago. “We have identified through our research and the numbers we’ve been collecting that West…

Farmer attacked by cow gets help from Farm Rescue

"It's overwhelming. It's one of those things that it's hard to put into words how thankful we are for their help."

WALCOTT, N.D. (KVRR) — Farmers helping farmers. From as far as Iowa, farmers helped a North Dakota farmer who suffered a recent injury. “Being a farmer we never want to ask for any help and when help is offered we sometimes are hesitant to take people up on it,” Farm owner, Robert Nord said. Robert Nord has been farming for…

LIVE: Celebrate Earth Week with River Keepers

There's been a run on the free pizza and scavenger hunt ornaments.

What do you get when you combine an Earth Week scavenger hunt along Fargo’s beautiful riverfront with the promise of free pizza? A whole heck of a lot of takers, as it turns out. Conservation and outdoor recreation group River Keepers set the ornament challenge scavenger hunt from this past Saturday all the way through until May first. The best…

LIVE: Wrangling Wild Cucumbers

It's a jungle out there.

There’s an invasive force taking over one of the region’s most popular parks, and city leaders need your help to fight it off. The adversary doesn’t come armed with teeth, claws or armor. Nor can it run you down. Heck, it isn’t even particularly well-camouflaged. So why, may you ask, is it going to be so hard to conquer? Answer:…

Concordia College’s SALT association provides comfort for community

Project supports local hospital patients with blankets

MOORHEAD, Minn.– As the seasons change and the temperatures drop, Concordia’s ‘Students and Alumni Linked Together’ association partner up with non-profit ‘Project Linus’ by providing comfort and security through blankets. “Project Linus itself is a community, I think the chapter in the Fargo/Moorhead area, they bring in the cutting supplies and their expertise as far as the dimensions of each…

Red Cross is looking for volunteers

The highest priority is for those with experience in health services and for those willing to deploy for two weeks.

FARGO, N.D. –The Red Cross is looking for volunteers for both local and national efforts. Since September 1st, the Minn-Kota region of the Red Cross has deployed over 200 volunteers. They have helped with wildfire and hurricane relief across the country. People can volunteer to assist with local needs, but the highest priority are for the those willing to deploy…

American Red Cross urgently seeking volunteers from the Red River Valley

FARGO, N.D.–The American Red Cross is in need of volunteers from the Red River Valley to provide food, shelter and support to those across the country. With several natural disasters occurring in addition to the COVID-9 pandemic, the American Red Cross is spread thin attempting to provide care to people displaced locally and nationally. The Red Cross says more than…

Dilworth woman celebrates her 77th birthday in a socially distanced way

Marvelous mom gets surprise birthday parade

DILWORTH, Minn. – Shawn Erickson decided to do things a little differently this year. For her mom’s birthday, she surprised her with a different kind of party. “So, today is my mom’s birthday. She turns 77 and it’s been a really difficult year for her she has a cancer diagnosis and she’s fairly isolated and, so, just to make it…