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“Be Proud of Who You Are and Don’t Give Up”: EGOT Star Rita Moreno Comes to Fargo

82 years later, she tells her story about growing up in the big apple and breaking into the business

FARGO, N.D. — As part of the Fargo Town Hall Lecture Series, actress, singer and dancer, Rita Moreno is pushing people to pursue their hopes and dreams. KVRR’s Jessie Cohen tells us how her story is inspiring and resonating with hundreds. In 1935 Rita Moreno left family members behind in Puerto Rico and came to America with her mother, the…

Bridge Bash Expands and Keeps Bringing Students and Community Members Back Each Year

Greater Moorhead Days are connecting students to the community, and what better way to do that than with food, games, and live music?

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The city of Moorhead is welcoming college students back to the area but what keeps them coming back each year? KVRR’s Jessie Cohen caught up with some Concordia seniors who say events like the Bridge Bash make Moorhead feel like home. Greater Moorhead Days are connecting students to the community, and what better way to do that…

Nichole’s Fine Pastry Win’s A Special Award from the Food Network

Nichole's Fine Pastry in downtown Fargo has been a staple in our community for the last 15 years

FARGO, N.D. — Nichole’s Fine Pastry in downtown Fargo has been a staple in our community for the last 15 years. But KVRR’s Jessie Cohen tells us how the pastry shop has caught the eye of national food outlets. Behind the doors of Nichole’s Fine Pastry lies desserts that are also designs… “The attention to detail is unequal anywhere,” said…

Iowa Couple Celebrates Nearly Eight Decades of Marriage

Their secret? Luck.

1/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/4 Show Caption Hide Caption VINTON, Iowa — It must have worked because this Iowa couple has been hitched for 79 years. “I said, ‘I’d like to go back and see that girl again’ so that’s where it all started with just trying to vaccinate…

Colorado Man Facing 20 Years in Prison with Drug Charges

29-year-old Jacob Todd is facing felony charges after a deputy stopped him for speeding

MORTON COUNTY, CO — A Colorado man is facing drug charges after a traffic stop in Morton County. 29–year–old Jacob Todd is facing felony charges after a deputy stopped him for speeding. Todd was allegedly found with 30 pounds of marijuana, which has a street value of about $30–thousand dollars. Todd is facing 20 years in prison but has not…

Over 100 Years of Business Now Becomes a Part of Fargo History

There are over 100 years of stories to be told from The Nestor Tavern in Fargo

FARGO, ND — One of the oldest bars in Fargo is closing its doors and leaving behind years of history. Customers are sharing some of their favorite memories about The Nestor Tavern. “Cheers to The Nestor,” said Rodney Kubischta, a customer at the bar. “I’m sad to see it go,” said Ken Roland, another customer. People are raising their glasses…

19-Year-Old Sex Abuse Investigation Cracked with Arrest of Former Fargo Priest

A former priest in the Diocese of Fargo is in custody on charges that date back 19 years

FARGO, ND — A former priest in the Diocese of Fargo is in custody on charges that date back 19 years. Fernando Sayasaya was arrested in the Philippines and is on his way back to Fargo to face those charges. It’s been said the wheels of justice turn slowly, and in the case of a West Fargo family, it took…

Jamestown’s Long Time City Administrator Is Retiring…Who Will Be Next?

City officials are set to interview three candidates on November 20th

  JAMESTOWN, ND — A nationwide search is narrowed down to three candidates to replace Jamestown’s long–time city administrator, Jeff Fuchs. Fuchs announced his retirement in July after serving the city for more than 40 years. City officials are set to interview three candidates on November 20th: They are Sarah Helleckson, a solid waste coordinator from Plymouth, Aaron Mitchell, finance…

Wahpeton Man Sentenced for Child Pornography

Wylie pleaded guilty to one count of production of child pornography in November 2016

ST. PAUL, Minn. — A Wahpeton man is sentenced to 15 years in prison for producing child porn. The U.S. States Attorney’s Office says 28-year-old Justin Wylie appeared before a judge in U.S. District Court in St. Paul. Wylie pleaded guilty to one count of production of child pornography in November 2016. According to court documents, Wylie forced three minors…

The Search For Dawn Carlson May Have Come to an End

Carlson's car and identification was found in a river along with a body

KITTSON  COUNTY, Minn., — The search for a missing Lake Bronson woman may be over tonight. Dawn Carlson disappeared in October 2013. She was last seen leaving her aunt’s house in Karlstad. Thursday night, law enforcement pulled a 2001 Mercury Sable belonging to Carlson out of a river channel. Inside of the car a purse with Carlson’s identification was found…