Jessie Cohen

Shoppers Flock to Local Retailers for the Biggest Return Day of the Year

But for many shoppers out, they don't seem to be returning gifts, they seem to be spending

FARGO, ND — After we rip open gifts from under the tree, there usually ends up a pile of stuff to return. The day after Christmas is known as the biggest return day of the year, but in Fargo that didn’t seem to be the case. Many Christmas presents are going back to the stores they came from. “I do…

Protect Yourself from Frostbite

A physician's assistant with Essentia Health says your biggest chance of preventing a cold injury is to keep your skin covered as much as possible

FARGO, ND — The negative temperatures are no stranger to the metro over the last few days and with that bitter cold, come the danger of frostbite. A physician’s assistant with Essentia Health says your biggest chance of preventing a cold injury is to keep your skin covered as much as possible. He says your winter accessories should be your…

Have Unwanted Gift Cards? Here’s What to Do

Websites like Cardpool and Cardcash give you the option to exchange gift cards and walk away with money to one of your favorite stores!

FARGO, ND — We’ve all gotten that gift we never use but have you ever been given a gift card to a place you don’t go? Well throwing that card in a drawer or re–gifting it isn’t the only option. Websites like Cardpool and Cardcash give you the option to exchange gift cards and walk away with money to one…

Last Minute Christmas Shopping at West Acres

Families and friends were up and down the aisles of stores at West Acres Mall and many shoppers got their gifts wrapped at the station in the food court

FARGO, ND — It’s the day before Christmas but that hasn’t stopped shoppers from running to the mall to pick up some last minute gifts. Families and friends were up and down the aisles of stores at West Acres Mall and many shoppers got their gifts wrapped at the station in the food court. The staff says they saw fewer…

The Magic of Christmas Lights has Given This Couple a New Future

Ally has always loved Christmas. The lights, the spirit, the magic and just one year ago she fell in love with the light show on parkway lane

WEST FARGO, ND — The holidays are a magical time of year for a lot of us, but for one local couple, the holidays are now the start of a lifetime of magic together. It started off with a single light that sparked an idea. “She absolutely loves Christmas lights,” said Jennifer Ebens, one of the owners of the light…

Valley City High School Students Create Ornaments for National Christmas Tree

The ornaments that are currently being displayed on the North Dakota tree in President's Park

VALLEY CITY, ND — 12 student artists from Valley City High School are having their art displayed on the 95th annual National Christmas Tree Lighting display in Washington D.C. The students handcrafted ornaments that are currently being displayed on the North Dakota tree in President’s Park. The students painted pictures inside of the ornaments, giving visitors an inside look into…

Skate City in Fargo is Extending Sessions for Winter Break

From now until January 2nd they will have extra skating sessions throughout the day

FARGO, ND — School is out for winter break and Skate City in Fargo is giving kids and parents an activity during the holidays. From now until January 2nd they will have extra skating sessions throughout the day. Whether you’d like to try a new activity, celebrate a birthday party or enjoy an afternoon with friends and family, Skate City…

WARNING: Increase in Garage Burglaries and Break-Ins in Fargo

The thieves have been stealing personal belongings, wallets and valuables from vehicles parked inside

FARGO, ND — The Fargo Police Department is issuing a warning after several garage break–ins in the area. Authorities say they have responded to an increased number of burglaries of garages, most of which have been for apartment complexes in the Fargo area. Fargo Police’s Crime Free Housing Coordinator is working with local property management companies to educate them on…

NDSU is Giving Students a Place to Call Home this Holiday Season

When you live thousands of miles away from your college campus, it's not always possible to get home for breaks

FARGO, ND — When you live thousands of miles away from your college campus, it’s not always possible to get home for breaks. NDSU is giving kids a place to call home this holiday season. On the outside, NDSU seems quiet, but on the inside, some students are staying on campus this winter break. “They can stay where they’ve become…

Anonymous Donor Makes a Christmas Miracle for the Great Plains Food Bank

The agency has been busy making deliveries of backpacks to schools for children who have been on the waiting list

FARGO, ND — Great Plains Food Bank is loading up a truck full of supplies for hungry kids in the area, thanks to a generous donor. An anonymous donor asked Great Plains what needed to be done to help children this holiday season. The food bank said they needed a truck for supplies and the donor bought a new truck…