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West Fargo Schools $106.9 Million Bond Referendum to Raise Property Taxes

It'll cost homeowners $15.79 for every $100,000 of home value

WEST FARGO, N.D. — More than 500 seniors just graduated from West Fargo Public Schools, but that doesn’t even come close to more than 900 students in the district’s kindergarten classes. “It’s relentless growth. The district is projected to grow 400–500 a year. That has happened for the past several years,” said David Flowers, superintendent of West Fargo Public Schools….

MN AG Lori Swanson Stops in Moorhead in Campaign for Governor

Lori Swanson and running mate, Congressman Rick Nolan stopped by at the Courtyard by Marriott

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson makes a stop at Courtyard by Marriott in Moorhead as part of her tour around the state to kick off her campaign for governor. Swanson and her running mate, Congressman Rick Nolan who is retiring from Congress, talked about their plans for Minnesota. Swanson says she’ll focus on healthcare, the F–M Diversion Project,…

What You Need to Know Before Voting in the North Dakota Primaries

Make sure to bring a photo ID and proof of residency

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota’s Primary Election is tomorrow but more than 32–thousand votes had already been cast as of Friday in early voting. State legislators changed North Dakota’s voter ID law last year. North Dakota is the only state in the country that doesn’t have voter registration. That means anyone who brings in an ID with their legal name and…

Heartland Community Church Celebrates Second Annual Community Service Day

They did so by helping out children's organizations in the metro

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Children are the future of our community. That’s why Heartland Community Church spent the day giving back to charity organizations throughout the metro that support kids in need. Looking at all the needs throughout the F–M community is what inspired those at Heartland Community Church to do something about it. “We just felt like we had to…

Luna Fargo Puts on Second Annual Block Party

Vendors included local farmers, Scoop–n–Dough, Off the Deck Hot Sauce and more

  FARGO, N.D. — Ribfest may be over but summer festivities are only beginning. Luna Fargo put on their second summer block party this year in historic Midtown. Vendors included local farmers, Scoop–n–Dough, Off the Deck Hot Sauce and more. Last year was the first block party Luna threw where they expected about 250 people, but more than 800 people showed…

Pop Up Shop & Open House Donates $1,000 to Sanford Children’s Hospital

More than ten local businesses donated 15 percent of their proceeds

  FARGO, N.D. — It might just be the most fun open house you could ever go to. Footitt Homes’ property at 7387 Eagle Pointe Drive South is for sale but instead of holding a traditional open house, the realtor brought in local businesses. While touring the home, guests could buy items from more than ten local boutiques, get a massage…

Gov. Burgum Holds Second Annual Summit on Innovative Education

It focused on creating personalized lessons for students

HUNTER, N.D. — Governor Burgum’s Second Annual Innovation Education Summit not only celebrates students and educators across the state for what they do every day. It also highlights what needs to change in North Dakota’s education system. Fargo South sophomore Abrar Sharfi didn’t just sit by when she saw something she didn’t like at her school. Instead, she changed it. “Fargo…

DFL Endorsed Candidate for Governor Erin Murphy Visits Moorhead

Murphy was also endorsed by Gov. Mark Dayton

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Minnesota candidate for governor, State Representative Erin Murphy makes a stop in Moorhead to share her views with voters. Murphy just clinched the DFL’s endorsement. Her platform focuses on education, economic security and affordable health care. Murphy says she also recognizes the importance of the F–M Diversion Project and the impact it could have on Minnesotans’ farmland. Minnesota…

Red River Valley Memory Cafe Celebrates One Year Anniversary

The two founders started the organization as a way for those with a dementia diagnosis to feel less isolated

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The Memory Cafe of the Red River Valley is celebrating its one year anniversary. The organization’s founders started the cafe last year when they realized many people who have dementia deal with isolation, fear and the stigma around their disease. The Memory Cafe has helped people who suffer from memory loss through education, the creative arts and socialization….

Vendor Pays Tribute to Deceased Wife at 23rd Happy Harry’s Ribfest

Dennis Carrino used to own Porky N' Beans but he now runs Blazin' Broncos

FARGO, N.D. — You’ve probably heard the saying “happy wife, happy life.” One man who has gone beyond that at this year’s Happy Harry’s Ribfest to make sure his wife is proud of him. Dennis Carrino and his wife Judy not only lived under one roof, they also worked together. “When people say oh my God, how can you work with somebody…