Jessie Cohen

Both Sides of the River Aiming for Zero Deaths from Traffic Crashes

Those with "Toward Zero Deaths" like to compare it to a roller coaster

FARGO-MOORHEAD — West Central Minnesota Toward Zero Deaths stakeholders and North Dakota Vision Zero join forces to launch the national seat belt enforcement campaign. Local officials and medical professionals are warning people in the community. Authorities from both North Dakota and Minnesota are partnering up to remind you that before you stick those keys in the ignition to reach out…

Food for a Purpose Launches in Downtown Fargo

A portion of the profits from every meal sold during lunch time over the summer will be donated to United Way of Cass–Clay

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo Park District is kicking off their new summer series, Food Truck for a Purpose, with lunch from Detroit Deli. A portion of the profits from every meal sold during lunch time over the summer will be donated to United Way of Cass–Clay. For their first event, people got to enjoy salads and sandwiches and park themselves…

Groundbreaking for New West Fargo Elementary School

The school does not yet have a name and you can vote for your choice until the end of the month

FARGO, N.D. — West Fargo School District broke ground and is celebrating the building of a new elementary school in Fargo. The Fargo, West Fargo, Moorhead Chamber of Commerce joined the school leaders for the ceremony in the Deer Creek neighborhood. Second graders from Osgood Elementary joined in and sang a song for those who attended. This is Superintendent David…

Moorhead Woman With Non-Profit and Government Experience Running For City Council

Shelly Carlson is running for the seat being vacated by Melissa Fabian

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A Moorhead woman whose career has been devoted to public service is running for Ward 2 on the Moorhead City Council. Shelly Carlson works as the Criminal Justice Systems manager with the Minnesota Elder Justice Center. She is running for the seat being vacated by Melissa Fabian. Carlson says what makes her different is that she has…

ND Department of Health Touches on Rules of Medical Marijuana Ads

North Dakota Department of Health staff say rules were drafted for their medical marijuana program, effective April 1st of 2018

FARGO, N.D. — Medical marijuana is coming to more states, including North Dakota, but a new study says ads could lead to teens using it for other reasons. North Dakota Department of Health staff say rules were drafted for their medical marijuana program, effective April 1st of 2018. They were aware of potential concerns and risks due to advertising and…

Looking Back on the 2018 Fargo Marathon and What’s to Come Next Year

"All in all feeling great about the whole feel of events starting from the cyclothon all the way through yesterday's full marathon"

FARGO, N.D. — After 394 days of planning, all of the Fargo Marathon events and races have come to an end. “All in all feeling great about the whole feel of events starting from the cyclothon all the way through yesterday’s full marathon,” said Executive Director of the Fargo Marathon, Mark Knutson. Whether you were racing, watching or cheering people…

Artist Touring All 50 States in 50 Weeks Stops in Moorhead and is Coming Back to the Valley

He has dropped numerous songs and just released a book called Relapse: A Love Story

MOORHEAD, Minn. — An American singer, songwriter, poet and author is living out his dream by touring 50 states in 52 weeks with his wife who is now in remission. Robert Hunter stopped at Junkyard Brewing in Moorhead last night and says if it wasn’t for his wife, who was battling with an aggressive form of cancer, he never would…

Celebrating Norweigan Heritage at Bethany Retirement Living

Those working at the center say events like these give people a chance to explore a heritage that's a big part of Fargo's history

FARGO, N.D. — Bethany Retirement Living is celebrating Fargo’s Norwegian Heritage, which many people have in our area. People living at Bethany, their families and people from the community got to enjoy some classic music and food. They sang along to the music and learned about the history behind the traditional food. Those working at the center say events like…

Richland 44’s Interim Superintendent has First School Board Meeting

"That to me had to be my number one goal. To get to know the students to get to visit with them, eat lunch with them every day and I've been doing that"

COLFAX, N.D. — Tim Godfrey resigned as Richland 44 Superintendent after he was put on paid administrative leave amidst a hazing scandal. Now the district has an interim superintendent and he spoke at his first school board meeting. “That to me had to be my number one goal. To get to know the students to get to visit with them,…