Angela Shen

High School Students Practice for Robotics Competition

Organization aims to inspire students to pursue engineering

FARGO, N.D. —  High school students in the area are preparing to compete in a robotics competition held by an organization called First Robotics. “It’s an experience you can’t get anywhere else. There’s not a lot of other programs that give you this much manufacturing or engineering experience,” said Brennan Coslett, a West Fargo High School senior. Students from various high…

Great Plains Food Bank Announces Ending Hunger 2.0 Initiative

Great Plains Food Bank partners with Sanford Hospital

FARGO, N.D.– Ending Hunger 2.0 is the Great Plains Food Bank’s newest initiative. They’re doing more than just providing food, but tackling other issues as well. This program is the first of its kind in the country. “We stopped and said, ‘if we’re truly going to end hunger, we know that food boxes are just a band–aid solution.’ What we really…

Chamber of Commerce Releases Economic Outlook Survey Results

Annual Economic Outlook Forum draws hundreds of business leaders

FARGO, N.D.– The Chamber of Commerce released the results of its annual economic outlook survey, which gauges how businesses owners feel they’re performing in the local economy. “We’re fortunate enough to live in a very vibrant community— business community… 2018, based on the results we saw on the survey, there’s great optimism,” said Scott Green, market president of Station Bank. Overall,…

Fargo Police Remind Public Not to Leave Unlocked Vehicles Unattended

"Lock It or Lose It" campaign aims to decrease auto theft

FARGO, N.D.– Police in Fargo are reminding all of us to keep our vehicles locked, or risk having them stolen. Police say 44 vehicles have been reported stolen in the first two months of the year. 25 of those vehicles were left unlocked, with the keys inside and most of the time running when they were taken. Winter is the primary…

Horn Enthusiasts Gather for “I Love My Horn” Event

The day ends with a concert featuring guest artist Jeffrey Agrell

FARGO, N.D. — Music students, teachers, and horn enthusiasts gathered for day long “I Love My Horn” event at North Dakota State University. There were workshops, panels, and contests for participants. The event is designed for horn players of all levels, whether they’re just starting out, have played for years, or want to revisit the instrument. “The horn is such a…

World Thinking Day Teaches Girl Scouts About World Cultures

Girl Scouts Dakota Horizons partnered with NDSU international students

FARGO, N.D. — Girl Scouts got the opportunity to learn about world cultures from NDSU international students during World Thinking Day. Eve Vetter, an eight year old Girl Scout, says the country she wants to visit most is India. “There’s lots of different spices and foods and noodles,” she said. India is one of multiple countries being featured, along with China,…

Breckenridge Fire Destroys Apartment Complex

No one was injured, but one family did lose their pet dog

BRECKENRIDGE, Minn. — A fire at an apartment complex in Breckenridge has displaced at least six people. Multiple fire crews were on the scene for hours on Friday after a call came in around 8:30 in the morning. Police say no one was injured in the fire, however, one family did lose their pet dog. “We went to get some…

Sanford Takes Part in Cardiac Rehab Challenge

The challenge involves logging miles on a treadmill

FARGO, N.D. — Sanford Health took part in the annual Cardiac Rehab Challenge. The challenge lets cardiac rehab programs from around the upper Midwest compete by logging miles on a treadmill. Both staff members and patients can take part. The goal is to raise awareness about the importance of physical activity while preventing, or recovering, from heart disease. “There’s nothing better…

Moorhead Police Investigating Home Invasion

Altercation ended with one suspect being stabbed

MOORHEAD, Minn. — An overnight home invasion ends with one of the suspects in the hospital. Moorhead Police were called to 1020 18th Street South Wednesday after midnight. Two males broke into an apartment, and a physical confrontation led to one resident stabbing the  suspect in the back. Both suspects fled on foot. “The subject that was injured during the…

Hundreds of Farmers Attend Northern Corn and Soybean Expo

The expo gave them a place to collaborate on industry challenges

FARGO, N.D. — Hundreds of farmers gathered at the Fargodome for the Northern Corn and Soybean Expo. It gave them a place to collaborate and get tips on industry challenges, such as maximizing profit. “Money talks when it comes to commodities and that’s the bottom line— it’s their bottom line,” said Matt Gast, a soybean farmer. Farmers say it’s the…