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Food Services of America Puts on Annual Thrive Food Show at Fargodome

More than 120 vendors were at the expo

FARGO, N.D. — Food service experts say the first three years are the most difficult for a new restaurant for a variety of reasons. “You’re trying to get your management staff up to what your goal is if you’re the owner, operator. What’s the culture? What are you trying to accomplish over the next five years,” said Richard Byers, with…

Hope Inc. Hurricanes Sled Hockey Team Crowned National Champions

This is the first time the Hurricanes have competed in Division-A in the programs' ten-year history

FARGO, N.D. — The Hope Inc. Hurricanes sled hockey team returned home from the national tournament yesterday, and they came back as champions. “You always want to go out with a bang when you’re leaving something and I was just like, you know it probably won’t happen but let’s hope for the best,” Brynn Duncan, the Hurricanes defenseman.”Then all of…

Health Providers Stress Importance of Creating an Advance Health Plan

Regardless of age, officials say that everyone should have an advance directive in case of a health emergency

FARGO, N.D. — Young people don’t usually think about how they’d like to be cared for if they are unable to make their own decisions, but health officials say it’s important for everyone to have a plan in case of the inevitable. “For young people, car accidents, a whole variety of things could happen to them too, even though they’re ‘bulletproof’….

Pine River Man Charged in Connection With Perham Double Murder

21–year–old William Hillman of Pine River was taken into custody for the second degree murder of both victims

PERHAM, Minn. — Police received a phone call at 5:30 this morning about an assault in rural Perham. But when they arrived at the home, they discovered two bodies. “We’re a rural community. We’re close knit. We work together and play together and for this to happen, it’s unreal. You don’t think of this at all.” 21–year–old William Hillman of Pine…

Cheney Middle School Students Host Annual Blood Drive

United Blood Services partnered with the students to gather a full roster of 18 donors

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Cheney Middle School in West Fargo held its annual blood drive Tuesday afternoon. United Blood Services partnered with the students. Together they gathered a full roster of 18 donors. Mary Anderson, the blood drive coordinator and an 8th grade teacher at Cheney Middle School says each donor will save about three lives by donating. In addition…

NDSU Students Line Up to Pie Their Professors in the Face

The second annual event raises money for the Boys and Girls Club of the Red River Valley

FARGO, N.D. — For the second straight year, NDSU students are smashing pies in their professors’ faces. More than 30 professors volunteered to have their students fill up a pie tin with whipped cream and smear it all over their face. The event is hosted by the NDSU chapter of Delta Upsilon, and the funds will go to the Boys and…

Starbucks Will Close Every Store For Racial-bias Training

The announcement comes after two black men were arrested in a Philadelphia Starbucks store, sparking protests and calls for a boycott on social media.

NEW YORK, NY — Starbucks says it will close its more than 8,000 U.S. stores for several hours next month to conduct racial-bias training to its nearly 175,000 workers. The announcement comes after two black men were arrested in a Philadelphia Starbucks store, sparking protests and calls for a boycott on social media. Starbucks Corp. says the stores will be…

NDSU Celebrates Fourth Annual “Ag Week”

NDSU's Ag Collective will end the week with a dance and fundraiser for Arthur's Barn At Sanctuary events center

FARGO, N.D. — Our region is known for its agricultural contribution to the country. Now NDSU students are dedicating a whole week to celebrating the industry with their Ag Week. Four years ago, NDSU started its Ag Week to educate students and the community about the industry. That includes getting rid of any misconceptions people may have about agriculture. “There’s a…

Longfellow, Washington Elementary Compete in Energy Challenge

EFargo partnered with the schools to help them keep track of the amount of energy they consume

FARGO, N.D. — More than 80 fourth and fifth graders at Longfellow Elementary are figuring out ways to conserve energy at their school. Longfellow is in a competition with students at Washington Elementary to see who can save the most energy over the next three weeks. Students began the challenge this morning by first learning about energy with virtual reality headsets….

Grand Forks Welcomes Home 188th Air Defense Artillery From Deployment

More than 200 soldiers were honored

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Corey Arnold didn’t just join the military because it would pay for his college degree. “Honestly, it was to repel out of a helicopter. That was the reason for me. It was just going to be some fun things we were going to do in a weekend,” Arnold said. But his wife Angela joined for a much…