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Thanksgiving Dinner at St. Joseph’s Church Offers Food, Companionship

Over 100 volunteers were there to serve the community

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Thanksgiving is a time for food and family, but for those who might need some companionship, St. Joseph’s Catholic Church is bringing the community together with a Thanksgiving meal. “Just working together and meeting all these new people that— we all go to church together every week but we don’t necessarily get the chance to visit and get…

Salvation Army Offers Food and Company With Early Thanksgiving Meal

The meal included turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, and pie

FARGO, N.D. — Even though we have one day until Thanksgiving, the Salvation Army served up an early Thanksgiving meal, open to anyone in the community. “It’s a great opportunity to help folks who are in need, it’s a great opportunity for socialization, sometimes folks— don’t necessarily need a free meal but they live by themselves, and it’s just a rotten…

Jamestown Kiwanis Exceeds Goals, Packs 128,000+ Meals for Community

They had more volunteers than they expected

JAMESTOWN, N.D. — Hundreds of volunteers spent their Saturday morning packing meals to serve the community. One volunteer, Angela Martini, moved to North Dakota 7 years ago. When she first heard about the service club Kiwanis, she knew she had to join. “I was like, ‘oh my God we can feed people for 25 cents per meal basically.’ It was a…

Minn. Secretary of State Steve Simon Rallies Voters

He is being challenged by Republican candidate John Howe

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon was in town to meet and greet with volunteers before joining them to go door–to–door. Simon, who is running for re–election, is challenged by Republican candidate John Howe. Simon says this year, the number of registered voters and absentee ballots cast so far have doubled from previous years. “It really centers around…

Former Louisiana Sen. Mary Landrieu Joins Heitkamp At Phone Banking Event

They greeted supporters, and po'boys were served

FARGO, N.D. — With less than two weeks before Election Day, both sides are busy trying to get as many voters out as possible. Former Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-La.)  joined Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-N.D.) for a phone banking event. They greeted supporters, and volunteers could enjoy po’boys. They spoke about the importance of every vote, because the more people that turn…

Salvation Army’s “Coats for Kids” Helps Families Bundle Up for Winter

Thousands of coats are being distributed to hundreds of families

FARGO, N.D. — Salvation Army’s “Coats for Kids” event is keeping the community warm as temperatures drop. About two thousand coats are being given to hundreds of families. “It’s really busy on Saturday mornings. People come in happy and they just love being here, and they’re very cooperative. They just need a warm coat. They come in with sweatshirts or…

Salvation Army Sets Up for “Coats for Kids,” Which Helps Families Bundle Up for Winter

Coats will be distributed starting on Saturday, Oct. 13

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The days are getting colder and some families need help bundling up. The Salvation Army is setting up for their “Coats for Kids” event, which gives families the winter weather gear they need to stay warm. Over a thousand jackets have already been donated, and there are also boots, snow pants, and other winter accessories. Over a hundred…

Volunteers Give West Fargo Woman’s Home a Much-Needed Face Lift

Rebuilding Together is a group that does free house repairs to older adults and those in need

WEST FARGO, N.D. — A West Fargo woman’s house is getting some much–needed renovation with the help of several groups. Rebuilding Together, which has a grant through the Wells Fargo Housing Foundation, is a group that does free house repairs for older adults and people in need. Clara Fuss, 87, has been waiting months for this to happen. “I have no…

Savanna Greywind One Year Later: Looking Back on the Tragedy that Changed the Community

One year later, we look back on the ups and downs and shed light on missing and murdered indigenous women.

FARGO, N.D. — One year ago, the Fargo Police department asked for your help in finding missing 22 year old Savanna Greywind. One year later, we look back on the tragedy that many say changed the community and shed light on missing and murdered indigenous women. KVRR’s Jessie Cohen takes us through the ups and downs, the searches and the…

Pride Volunteers Getting Ready for Week Full of Pride Events in the Metro

The Pride Flags have been raised in downtown Fargo to celebrate the start of FM Pride Week and more volunteers are needed

FARGO, N.D. — The Pride Flags have been raised in downtown Fargo to celebrate the start of FM Pride Week and more volunteers are needed. Those with the Pride Collective say having volunteers is crucial in order to continue the success of the 18th Pride Week in the metro. The week is packed full of events including a parade, dance…