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MSUM Students Continue Service in the Name of Dr. King

Students donnated their time on Tuesday to help out and the food pantry and celebrate Martin Luther King Jr.

MSUM’s Black Student Union has found a way to extend their celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day and give back. As part of an official kickoff to their extended celebration of Black History month, over a dozen students from multiple student organizations donated a few hours of their time to help out of the Emergency Food Pantry in Fargo….

Fargo Force Players Encourage Kennedy Students’ Reading Habits

Fargo Force Players Spent Their Morning Reading Books To First Graders

Young fans at Kennedy Elementary School in Fargo got to meet some of their favorite Fargo Force hockey players. Four players made a special appearance off of the ice and visited four first grade classrooms at Kennedy. The players read to the students and talked about the importance of establishing lifelong reading habits. They also signed autographs for their young…

HIRED Job Fair Helps People Find Their New Career

The HIRED Job Fair brings together 50 employers and over 500 job seekers

Prospective employees met with companies looking to fill empty positions at the HIRED Job Fair. The event is the largest of its kind in the area and was co–sponsored by Preference Personnel, Job Service North Dakota and Radio F–M Media. According to event organizers, attending the fair is not just a great way to find a new job, but also…

Water Main Breaks Slow Morning Commute

9th Avenue South and 12th Avenue North were a mess after two water mains burst

Multiple water main breaks in Fargo slowed down the trip to work and school for many this morning. Firefighters responded to this break on 9th Avenue South near Century 10 and a number of hotels at 5:30 am. Water from the breakage flooded into the streets, but the water was drained shortly after. The guests at the nearby hotel did…

Bill Banning Sexual Discrimination Introduced Again To North Dakota Legislature

For the fourth time in eight years, the North Dakota Legislature will consider legislation that would prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation.

BISMARCK, N.D. – For the fourth time in eight years, the North Dakota Legislature will consider legislation that would prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation. The bipartisan legislation introduced this session would add sexual orientation to the list of classes of individuals who are specifically protected against discrimination. Similar legislation failed during the 2009, 2013 and 2015 sessions. Opponents have…

Blood Banks Affected by Winter Weather

The Bad Travel Conditions Are Hurting the Blood Supply at Local Blood Banks

Local blood banks say the winter weather is hurting their blood supply. The United Blood Services in Fargo say that they are 300 units behind their normal blood supply. Because the weather has an impact on travel, they have had to cancel blood drives and normal donors haven’t been able to come in and donate. The United Blood Services urge…

F-M Curling Club Hosts USA Junior National Curling Championships

The F-M Curling Club Hosts the Annaul USA Junior National Curling Championships

One of the biggest sporting events in the country is taking place in Fargo. The F–M Curling Club is this year’s host of the USA Junior National Curling Championships. “We’re excited,” said F-M Curling Club Manager Evan Workin. “We’re happy to show off our new facility we have here and bring everyone from our own country here to check it…

The Fargo-Moorhead Community Celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Students at Concordia College honor MLK and discuss why his legacy is so important to them

Concordia students say it’s a holiday that should be recognized on more than just one day of the year. The impact of Dr. King is something that students will take with them forever. “One of his quotes is ‘it’s a day on not a day off’. And that’s really important to me,” said Kaila Juntunene, who is Co-Chair of the…

Warm Weather Doesn’t Dampen the Spirits at the Blizzard Bash

The 2017 Blizzard Bash took place at Scheel's Arena for kids and parents of all ages

Parents and kids of ages celebrated a day off and enjoyed some winter fun. The Fargo Park District and the West Fargo Park District worked together and hosted the annual Blizzard Bash at Scheel’s Arena. The free event featured a screening of ‘Ice Age: Collision Course’ with popcorn and soda and inflatable games were set up for kids to play…