Jessie Cohen

Women Learn to Defend Themselves Physically and Mentally

She says when women learn these new skills; it gives them the confidence to stand up for themselves

FARGO, N.D. — MPX Fitness is teaching women how to defend themselves in case they feel threatened or in danger. Mariah Prussia, the owner, says it’s important to realize these classes aren’t about fighting; they are about knowing physical moves or ways to get out of an uncomfortable position. She says when women learn these new skills; it gives them…

T and T 5K is Giving Back to NICU Nurses Who Have Devoted So Much to the Teberg Family

"It's here. Our small dream is coming true today"

KINDRED, N.D. — Emily and Brian Teberg, a mother and father from Kindred have experienced two of their daughters in the Essentia Health NICU. After years of spending hours upon hours with the nurses, they took a dream and made it a reality. Take a look at how they are giving back to those who have changed their lives. It…

Happy 50th Birthday Special Olympics! Annual Law Enforcement Torch Run Celebrates with Athletes

With pride for their teams up in the air and big smiles on display, these athletes are absorbing the celebration

FARGO, N.D. — The Special Olympics have officially kicked off its State Summer Games with the annual Law Enforcement Torch Run. With pride for their teams up in the air and big smiles on display, these athletes are absorbing the celebration. “The law enforcement torch run, it’s a symbol of hope for the Special Olympics and I really truly believe…

Fargo Parks District is Bringing More than the Play Ground to Parks this Summer

Fargo Park District is hosting a series of Park It! events this summer where kids can come out to the park and create take–home arts and crafts

FARGO, N.D. — It’s not officially summer without some outdoor fun and the Xcellent Art Staff are bringing their creativity to the parks! Fargo Park District is hosting a series of Park It! events this summer where kids can come out to the park and create take–home arts and crafts. The fun activities move each week to different neighborhoods and…

Split Reactions: Supreme Court’s Ruling on Baker Not Making Same-Sex Marriage Cake

Some in our area feel this is a tough case to be on one side of, while others from North Dakota stand firmly that the court's decision was the right one

FARGO, N.D. — The Supreme Court has ruled in favor of a Colorado baker who refused to bake a wedding cake for a same–sex couple. The court didn’t focus on whether a person or a business can refuse service to gay people, instead ruling that the Colorado Rights Commission, that first heard the case, violated the baker’s rights. “The court’s…

Schools out for the Summer and the Pools are Back for the Season!

Locations in both Fargo and West Fargo officially opened this morning. Pools in Moorhead are set to open on Friday

FARGO, N.D. — The temperatures have felt like summer but now we can fully dive into the season at local pools. Locations in both Fargo and West Fargo officially opened this morning. Pools in Moorhead are set to open on Friday. The Fargo Parks District says they usually open the Monday after the last day of school to kick off…

People in the Community Using Bike Sharing for More than Just Transportation

They have 11 different docks around the area. Some scattered throughout downtown and some on and near the NDSU campus

FARGO, N.D. — People around town are using Great Rides Bike Share to do more than just get from one place to another; they are using it for fun. Students at NDSU took a field trip to the Red River for a two hour bike ride to see different parts of nature. Those with Great Rides say there are so…

Reconnecting Families and Making New Memories with Kids Who Were Once NICU Patients

Instead of reliving hard memories, the staff is making new ones by inviting the families of past little patients to celebrate their NICU gradations

FARGO, N.D. — It’s a day no parent will ever forget; the day their child was brought into the world. But for some parents, that day was filled with unknowns as their babies were taken into the NICU. Some families are now looking back on those experiences with their healthy, smiling children. For many parents who experienced having a child…

GOP Convention Wraps Up in Minnesota: Latest on the Nominations

EARLIER TODAY, THE G–O–P ENDORSED JEFF JOHNSON  FOR GOVERNOR...

MINNESOTA — The Minnesota Republican Party  wrapped up their convention in Duluth. Earlier today, the GOP endorsed Jeff Johnson for Governor and candidates for the state’s constitutional offices. “Are we a party of the political class, the wealthiest donors, the lobbyists, or are we a party of grass roots republicans?” Johnson said. The Minnesota GOP endorsed Hennepin County Commissioner Jeff…

2018 Minnesota DFL Nominations: State Rep. Erin Murphy Endorsed for Governor

That left state Rep. Erin Murphy and U.S. Rep Tim Walz in the race

MINNESOTA — A back and forth evening for democrats down in Rochester as they take six rounds to select representative Erin Murphy as their endorsement for the state’s top office. She won by acclimation which is overwhelming vocal support. It has been a day filled with a lot of ups and downs. Before voting began, delegates heard from all 3…