Danielle Church

Bringing Everyone Up to Speed: Midco Breaks Ground on New Fargo Data Center

It's one of the first of its kind in the region

FARGO, ND — A $12 million Midco facility is coming to Fargo. It’s one of the first of its kind in the region. In a world where technology is constantly changing, there are still some people who don’t have access to high speed internet. Midco is working to change that. “With the way the world is working today, I don’t…

Law Firm Volunteers Legal Services to Local Veterans

Guy is one of 69 attorneys at Fredrikson & Byron listed in the Peer Review publication Best Lawyers in America for 2018

FARGO, ND — The Fredrikson & Byron Law Firm gave back to veterans the best way they know how: by providing legal services. In partnership with the Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans, the law firm offered free services to any veteran needing a will, power of attorney, health care directives and much more. This is the fifth year the event…

Fiber Arts Festival Celebrates Locally Made Art and Handmade Goods

attendees learn to knit, embroid and weave

FARGO, N.D. — Ten years ago, a woman brought the Fiber Arts Festival to Bonanzaville. Today it was at Rheault Farms. The Fargo Park District celebrated art and handmade goods created throughout the Valley. People showed off their final products and had a chance to learn about different types of handwork like embroidery, knitting and weaving. The annual event began…

Hundreds Lace Up for Pride 5K and Celebration

The events begin the LGBTQ community's annual festival

FARGO, N.D. —  “Love is love, no matter how you look at it,” Eric Parvey said. It’s the message F–M Pride is sending this weekend. A Pride 5K welcoming all age groups and animals began the celebration. “When we’re putting together pride events, we want to find a variety of different things for families and individuals and what better way…

NDSU Puts on One-Act Play to Teach Kids How to Deal with Conflict

Theatre NDSU is performing "Devon's Hurt" this month

FARGO, N.D. — A short play at NDSU is aimed at teaching kids how to deal with conflicts and provide live theater for the summertime. Theatre NDSU is putting up a one-act play called “Devon’s Hurt.” The script shares an uplifting message about dealing with feelings, resolving conflicts and being a good friend. “Devon’s Hurt” is specifically designed for younger kids…

Cass County Sheriff’s Office Auctions Off Confiscated Weapons

A Samurai sword and motorcycle among items sold

FARGO, N.D. — Going once. “Fifteen here. How about 20?” said training division corporal Jeffrey Olson. Going twice. “Going three times, sold,” Olson said. Everything from a samurai sword to a motorcycle was sold at the Cass County Sheriff’s Office 3rd annual firearms auction. Many of the items were confiscated by the court or donated. “It’s crazy some of the…

The Arts Partnership Brings Annual ChalkFest to Red River Zoo

The annual tradition focuses on teaching the importance of the arts to all ages

FARGO, ND — You probably remember drawing with chalk when you were a kid. Red River Zoo hosted Chalk Fest, an event aimed at teaching kids and parents the importance of art in society. Whether you’re older or younger, it’s never too late to embrace your inner artist. Many did at the Arts Partnerships’ Chalk Fest 2017. “Everyone’s drawn with…

Northern Cass High School Principal Let Go for Lack of Certification

Ryan Lyson leaves school after credentials are not turned in on time

HUNTER, ND — The 2017-2018 school year is just a few weeks away, but Northern Cass High School will not have a principal. Ryan Lyson was let go from his position because board officials said he did not get the required certification on time. Lyson did take doctoral courses at the University of North Dakota to renew his license for…

Pride Community Collective Prepares for F-M Pride Week

Organization will bring transgender veterans in opposition of President Trump's transgender military ban

FARGO, N.D. — F-M Pride Week organizers said they are almost ready to kick off their big event in downtown Fargo and with the recent political climate, they said the celebration couldn’t come at a better time. Rainbow flags decorate Broadway, but something else will catch your eye: the transgender flag. “Trans individuals have felt a sense of heightened fear,” said…

Sanford Health Celebrates Organ Donors and Recipients at Annual Picnic

Patients serve as examples of power of donation

FARGO, ND — Four years ago, Carol Barbknecht found out she needed a kidney transplant and would have to go on the transplant list. “You know it’s kind of a scary thought,” Carol said. “It’s kind of a scary like, ‘do I dare go anywhere? Are they going to call me?’” But just when she thought she would have to…