Morgan Parrish

Adoption Days Makes Sure that Every Furry Friend Finds a Home

The event was held by Diamond in the Ruff to get their animals adopted

FARGO, N.D. — Our furry friends from Diamond in the Ruff are looking for their forever home. Diamond in the Ruff has partnered with Fierce Revolution for their first official adoption event of 2017. For every shake purchased, Fierce Revolution will donate $2 to the pet rescue. Adoptable animals were roaming around for the public to meet and play with…

Kindergartners Learn That You’re Never too Young to Read

Kindergarten Success Storytime Series continues at the Fargo Public Library

FARGO, N.D. — You’re never too young to pick up a book. Kindergarten Success Story Time Series is an opportunity for children ages three through five to have some story time fun. This once-a-month series focuses on five practices important for reading success, including reading, talking, singing and writing. Every child left the event with a new book. “I pick…

The LGBTQ Community Rallies for Support in the F-M Area

The rally was held in response to Trump's comments on gender identity bathrooms

MOORHEAD, Minn. — President Trump’s latest reversal on the guidelines for transgender bathrooms has sparked outrage in the LGBTQ community throughout the nation. Stories were shared, tears were shed and laughter was heavy as people showed up to support the Transgender Youth Rally at Pride & Collective. This was in light of President Trump’s revisions to Title Nine, saying the…

Downtown Bar Crawl Helps Charity Replace Damaged Supplies

The first-ever Diaper Crawl helped the YWCA replace flood-damaged goods

FARGO, N.D. — Diapers and beer…who would’ve thought? A pipe at YWCA Cass-Clay malfunctioned, and the entire shelter flooded, which ruined many of their supplies. Surly Brewing Company saw a need to help them refill their items by holding a diaper crawl. For every item donated, a person earned one free surly beer ticket, which could be used at one…

The Home & Garden Show Takes Over the Fargodome

The expo lasts all weekend ling with more than 300 exhibits

FARGO, N.D. — No need to watch the Home Shopping Network this weekend – everyone is invited to the Red River Valley Home & Garden Show at the Fargodome. The show kicked off this afternoon where thousands of people are taking advantage of doing some home décor shopping. More than 300 exhibits include contractors, windows, decks, flooring and even kitchen…

Lawmakers Try to Create a Firefighter Cancer Registry Act

The law would establish a nationwide registry to track the relationship between firefighting and cancer

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Firefighters are often the ones doing the saving, but who’s going to save them? U.S Senator from Minnesota, Amy Klobuchar is aiming to save the lives of firefighters, one hero at a time. Klobuchar, among others, would like to establish a nationwide registry to monitor and track the relationship between firefighter’s exposure to fumes and toxins and…

Senator Klobuchar Believes Small Businesses Shape the Economy

The Minnesota senator talks about the value of small businesses at MSUM

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Businesses are booming in the F-M area and U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar says it’s all thanks to small businesses being the engine of the economy. Flowers blossom from a seed, babies grow up to be kids and the economy grows from the startup of small businesses. “Target started as a dry cleaning store. 3M started as a…

Don’t Throw Out Your Old Books Just Yet

Children's Montessori Center is accepting all books for their book drive

FARGO, N.D. — Children’s Montessori Center in Fargo has had clothes drives, shoe drives and now it’s time for its book drive. The pre-school is looking for as many books as possible to be sorted and shared with classrooms and also to be donated to local shelters. Books needed should be geared towards toddlers between the ages of two and…

West Fargo Community High School Tackles Fundraising to Fight Cancer

Carnival set up to help raise funds to fight cancer and hunger

WEST FARGO, N.D. — The only thing better than spring weather in February is a carnival where all kids and families are invited. West Fargo Community High School students came together to raise money that will go much deeper than just helping fund the school. The Winter Carnival proves it truly takes a village to help those in need. From…

Recognizing Mental Health Changes in Children

Community members received a lesson on how to prevent mental illness in children

FARGO, N.D. — While some mental illnesses can’t be controlled due to genetics, there are some than can be preventable. Any adult dealing with a child who is battling mental illness in some way shape or form was invited to the Youth Mental Health First Aid 8 Hour course. The goal of the course is to enlighten adults on how to…