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Valley Senior Center Hosts Country Western Themed Birthday Bash for People Ages 90+

The party had 65 honorees over the age of 90

FARGO, N.D. — Happy Birthday may be played at every birthday party, but this bash was far from ordinary. “It’s the birthday party through the Valley Senior Center and it’s to celebrate the birthdays of everybody who is 90-years young or older,” Bernadette McNeil, one of the entertainers at the party said. The party had 65 honorees over the age…

Public Disposes of Medications Safely on “Take Back Tuesday”

Medicines will be incinerated after being collected

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo Cass Public Health had a place for people to dump their over-the-counter and prescription medications as part of “Take Back Tuesday.” Not only is it a way to make sure your medicine doesn’t end up in the wrong hands, but it’s also better for the environment. “First, it’s good for the environment. We don’t want them…

ND & SD Girl Scouts Honored With Gold Awards

Nine girl scouts were awarded the 2018 Girl Scout Gold Award for their time and service dedicated to their communities

FARGO, N.D. – 9 girl scouts from North Dakota and South Dakota were awarded the 2018 Girl Scout Gold Award for their time and service dedicated to their communities. One award recipient devoted her project to a passion of hers. “It’s a program that focuses on girls on the prairie and what life was like before technology,” 2018 Girl Scout Gold…

Saddle Up! Kids Channel Their Inner Cowboy or Cowgirl in Wild West Jamboree

The West Fargo Park District allowed kids to learn about Wild West themes

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Kids showed off their inner cowboy or cowgirl at the Wild West Jamboree in West Fargo. The event was hosted by the West Fargo Park District at Rendezvous Park. Kids could ride horses, learn how to lasso, and find out more about animals at the petting zoo. With dozens of families there, parks staff believe the event…

United Blood Services Hosts Blood Drive for Chickens

United Blood Services gives away free chicken wings for blood donations at their annual event

FARGO, N.D.–United Blood Services gives away free chicken wings for blood donations at their annual event. The “Blood Drive for Chickens” was held at Midwest Radio. Incentives like free wings from Buffalo Wild Wings, t–shirts and other prizes were given away in exchange for donations. Often times, the summer months are the slowest time for blood donations. There is a…

Local Businesses Support New Downtown Fargo Drinking Ordinance

Business owners think that the ordinance encourages people to check out downtown establishments during events

FARGO, N.D. — With many events like the Street Fair and Corks and Canvas set to take place in the next few months, several members of the Downtown Community Partnership feel the new ordinance for drinking at downtown events will bring more people through their doors. Hundreds of thousands of people venture to Downtown Fargo each summer to take part in…

State Sen. Mark Johnson & State Rep. Deb Kiel Listen to Concerns at 9 NW MN Town Halls

Many voiced concerns about mental health, childcare facilities and providing more housing

CROOKSTON, Minn. — It’s not uncommon for community members from Northwestern Minnesota to make the drive out to St. Paul just to talk to State Rep. Deb Kiel. “It is really fun to be able to sit down and talk and then get serious about what needs to change and how we can improve life for Northwestern Minnesota. It also…

Fargo Moorhead Navy Week Kicks Off July 23

The last Navy Week in the area was in 2015

FARGO, N.D. — The F–M area is gearing up for another “Navy Week” which will kick off on July 23. The last one was three years ago in 2015. This year, it’ll coincide with the Fargo Airsho. Navy Week organizers will be working with organizations across the community, like the Boys and Girls Club, YMCA, and Kiwanis Club. There will be…

Moorhead Hosts First Farmers Market of the Summer

People have the chance to stock up on all kinds of fresh, locally grown and handmade items

MOORHEAD, Minn. —The Moorhead Center Mall is kicking off summer with its first Farmers Market of the season. People had the chance to stock up on all kinds of fresh, locally grown and handmade items. Vendors sold anything from their fresh vegetables to baked goods, pet products and hand-crafted pieces. Barry Olsen, a honey vendor, says the best part is…

Grand Forks Man Arrested During Child Porn Investigation

Authorities recovered prohibited images and arrested 27-year-old Nicholas Bartholome

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — A child porn investigation has landed one man behind bars in Grand Forks. Members of the police department, sheriff’s office, BCI and Homeland Security served a search warrant at a home in the 1100 block of 14th Avenue South. They recovered prohibited images and arrested 27-year-old Nicholas Bartholome of Grand Forks. Charges have been forwarded to…