Ukrainian woman and her daughter leave their homeland for peace in Fargo

With the war in Europe continuing, a Ukrainian woman and her daughter move to Fargo searching for peace and safety.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Kateryna Rudich and her husband were visiting Hungary February 24 when the Russian military attacked Kharkiv, her home city at the time. They rushed back home to see their daughter who was being taken care of by her grandparents. “Our daughter, she’s only four-years-old and her grandmother was in a small village near Kharkiv because they…

ND Couple In Ukraine Endures Family Hardship & Tragedy Since Russian Invasion

Brent & Anna Huso have been staying in Ukraine during Russian invasion

  WESTERN UKRAINE, (KVRR) – A couple from McVille, North Dakota has been in Ukraine since before the war broke out.  They could leave, but that would mean abandoning their family who call the country home. Brent & Anna Huso came to Ukraine in early February to visit Anna’s family and take a ski vacation in Western Ukraine, even though…

Concordia College hosts discussion the history & politics of Russia’s War with Ukraine

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) – Dean of Concordia’s German Language Village Dr. Dan Hamilton believes Russian President Vladimir Putin wants to build a new Russian Empire that could include Belarus. He adds Putin has never reconciled the end of The Cold War and Soviet Union and the borders that existed at that time. Hamilton says this does not make for a…

Concerned Citizens Talk US-Iran Conflict

The latest escalation in the conflict comes after an airstrike authorized by President Trump killed Qasem Soleimani.

FARGO, N.D. – Missiles landed at two U.S. bases in Iraq late Tuesday evening. Another escalation in a series of back and forth attacks between the U.S. and Iran. “My first priority, as i’m sure is everybody’s, are the lives of American’s in Iraq, Iran, and the Middle East. Thankfully there were no casualties among Americans or our allies, and…

Fargo-Moorhead Remembers Veterans Who Never Returned Home After the War

West Fargo, Dilworth and Harwood also held ceremonies this Memorial Day

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo–Moorhead is remembering all those who have died while serving our country. A soldier may put on their uniform and head into combat. “Well it’s nerve wracking. You’re always worried about who’s going to be next. Is it you,” said Joe Wallevand, who served in Vietnam. But they aren’t the only ones feeling the stress of a war….

88 Veterans Experience Day One of the Honor Flight: KVRR’s TJ Nelson is Live from Washington D.C.

These 87 men and one woman chosen for this flight served their country and this is just one more way to say "Thanks"

WASHINGTON D.C. — Eighty-eight veterans from North Dakota and Minnesota are in Washington, D.C. on the latest Honor Flight. KVRR Anchor TJ Nelson and Chief Photographer John Hanson are traveling with the veterans as they visit the memorials in their honor. It has been a whirlwind day of travel, sightseeing and getting to know one another. These 87 men and…

Big Iron Brings Ag Leaders and Policy Makers Together to Discuss the Effects of the Farm Bill and Trade

Many saying there is not one order for soybeans this year giving them no destination to move their harvested crops

WEST FARGO, N.D. — The largest farm show in the upper Midwest is bringing hundreds from across the region and around the world to West Fargo. KVRR’s Jessie Cohen tells us how the farm bill and trade are affecting agricultural business and the products being harvested this fall. As they check out some of the new machinery, farmers and ranchers…

Legacy of a Civil War Veteran Will Be Kept Alive by Historians in Moorhead

Before his death in 1907, a man known as "The Pioneer Barber of the Red River Valley" lived a historical life that went beyond haircuts.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — More than a century after his death, the legacy of Civil War veteran Felix Battles is being kept alive by historians in Moorhead. KVRR’s Tim Scott tells us how many people are excited for a statue that honors one of the first African-American settlers in the metro. Before his death in 1907, a man known as “The…

Veteran Honors Memorial Day with Other Members of CrossFit Ice House by Completing Honor Work Out

Michael Murphy was kind of the epitome of an American Hero someone who sacrificed his own life to save his team and his crew

FARGO, N.D. — Whether you are attending a ceremony or spending the weekend at the lake, most people are celebrating Memorial Day in their own way. CrossFit Ice House is not only doing what they do best, but honoring those fallen soldiers through a work out. “This was his workout of choice. He used to call it body armor and…