Morgan Parrish

Local Brewery Serves Peanut Butter and Jelly for a Good Cause

PB&J School Lunch Fundraiser was held to support the Moorhead Public School District

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Junkyard Brewery had one option on the menu for lunch… peanut butter and jelly. For some, peanut butter and jelly was the go-to lunch as a child.  Now grownups are taking a trip down memory lane with their own version of the culinary classic. Adults and kids flocked to Junkyard Brewery for the PB&J School Lunch Fundraiser….

Skaters Revealed Their Alter Egos on Superhero Day at Skate City

Kids were invited to dress up as their favorite heroes

FARGO, N.D. — Superheroes soared into Skate City for a morning of fun. Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman and other heroes were seen gliding down the rink at Skate City. They took over the rink for about two hours for “Superhero Skate Day.” Owners say it’s fun to have themed days like this every once in a while to keep…

Volunteers Pedal and Grill to Help Area Single Mothers

Proceeds from Community Day and Cyclebar's Ride will go to the Jeremiah Project

FARGO, ND — People are putting hot dogs on the grill and their feet on the bike pedals to help single mothers in the Valley. It was an afternoon of working up a sweat for a good reason. Staff members from Rasmussen College were outside grilling up hot dogs for their 9th annual Community Service Day. “This year we decided…

“Save Our Summer” Blood Drive: More Donors Than Expected

The Save our Summer blood drive finishes up with outstanding numbers

FARGO, ND — The United Blood Services wrapped up their ‘Save Our Summer’ campaign with more donors than expected. UBS officials said donors are needed more during the summer than other times of year. With their Save Our Summer program beginning on July 18th and ending this afternoon, they received at least 516 volunteers. They said at least 415 were…

Stranger Approaching Child Reported on Social Media: Police Investigating

Fargo police speak on what to do when a stranger approaches you and how to keep safe

FARGO, ND — Police are investigating a report of a stranger approaching a child in south Fargo. According to a social media posting on the site ‘Nextdoor’, an 11-year-old boy was approached in the area of 17th Avenue and 20th Street South in Fargo. The boy said a man asked him to get into his vehicle and after he told…

F5 Project Continues Their Mission Teaming up With Granite City

10% of total tabs were donated to help F5 Project

FARGO, ND — F5 Project is partnering with businesses all throughout the metro to help support their mission. F5 Project is a non-profit organization which helps people transition from confinement to a new life through housing and counseling. For those dining at Granite City today, ten percent of their total tab was donated to the group. It’s money that will…

Water Lessons Made Fun in the Metro

Family Water Festival was held to teach kids about our natural water resources

  FARGO, ND., In the heat of the summer, it’s the perfect time to find out more about the water resources in our area. The World Garden Commons was taken over this afternoon by presentations, lessons and games all circling around our natural water resources. “We want the community to come here and really have some green space and feel…

Bicyclists Ride to Help People Get Second Chance in Life

Cyclebar raised money to help build a fourth F5 house

FARGO, N.D. — Bicyclists got on the pedals this morning to help give people a second chance in life.  Cyclebar and F5 joined forces to help raise money for the opening of their fourth F5 house. F5 Project is a non–profit organization which helps transition citizens returning from confinement to a new life. Today’s ride was a part of Cyclebar’s…

North Dakota Horse Park Opens for the Season

The racetrack will be open weekends through July 30

FARGO, N.D. — Horses are off to the races this weekend in Fargo.  This year’s live horse racing is back in town for eight days leaving high expectations. “I think this is going to line up to be our best year ever,” said Levi Otis, President of Horse Race North Dakota. More than 250 horses from North Dakota, South Dakota,…

Storm Damage Cleanup Teams Are in Full Force in Becker County

After Tuesday night's storm, cleanup crews are working to get Becker County back to normal

BECKER COUNTY, Minn. — The city of Detroit Lakes is still cleaning up after this week’s storms tore through Becker County. People who live in the region are still picking up the pieces left behind after a series of storms that spawned tornadoes ravaged Lakes County. “I’ve been the emergency manager here since 2013 and this is the worst storm…