Author: Anthony Fridgen

Motorcycle ride planned in support of victims of child sexual abuse

The ride is free, but they are raising money for the Red River Children's Advocacy Center. This year our goal is 10 thousand dollars and they hope to have at least 300 bikes.

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Hundreds of bikers are planning to take a ride around Fargo in honor of a courageous little girl. “Abuse should not affect a child in any way, shape, or form. Children are not sexually attractive, they are children, and no parent should ever have to tell them that they have been raped or sodomized. They have…

Moorhead Native Takes Part in Virtual Democratic National Convention

He says it was an adjustment to be a part of the process while never leaving his house.

MINNESOTA — A Moorhead native is being recognized in the national political spotlight. J.P. Barone is a Democratic National Committee Member. He says it was an adjustment to be a part of the process while never leaving his house. Barone has a long history in politics. He was the Chairman of the Clay County DFL in the 1980s. He also…

Fargo Mother Looks To End Sexual Assault Of Children Through Motorcycle Ride

The ride is free, but they are raising money for the Red River Children's Advocacy Center. This year our goal is 10 thousand dollars and they hope to have at least 300 bikes.

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Hundreds of bikers are planning to take a ride around Fargo in honor of a courageous little girl. “Abuse should not affect a child in any way, shape, or form. Children are not sexually attractive, they are children, and no parent should ever have to tell them that they have been raped or sodomized. They have…

MSUM And NDSU Students Move Into Campus With New COVID-19 Restrictions

Students Start Class On Monday, August 24th.

FARGO-MOORHEAD – “I would say I’m completely nervous with you too, that means we are all in the same boat, we are here to help each other and support each other,”  Student Orientation Counselor Emily Olson said. Families are unloading vehicles and moving their kids into the dorms for the start of a new type of school year for students…

Minnesota Turkey Growers Asking For COVID-19 Relief Funding

The turkey industry supports 26-thousand jobs in Minnesota bringing in more than 800 million dollars in economic activity.

MINNESOTA – Minnesota turkey growers and producers are feeling the sting as COVID-19 is causing producers to slow down production. “It’s been a challenge. It’s added costs to our situation, and in our case as a grower co-op, it’s the independent growers that are affected because they own the plant,” Former Chairman of the National Turkey Federation John Burkel said….

Hawley Man Re-Creates 19th Century Forge For Building Viking Age Tools

Swenson is working with researchers to help recreate tools from the late viking age based on archaeological finds from Scandinavia.

    HAWLEY, Minn. — “This is Goose Prairie Forge; it’s a working blacksmith shop that tries to recreate the time period of about 1885 to 1910,” Goose Prairie Forge Founder Doug Swenson said. Doug Swenson, a physical therapist, doubles as a Blacksmith. He got the design for his shop through interviews with retired blacksmiths around the region, which helped…

UND Reminds Students Of Changes When Coming Back To Campus

University President Andy Armacost is recommending students to get tested before coming back to school.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The University Of North Dakota is reminding students of the changes they can expect with going back to school in person. University President Andy Armacost is recommending students to get tested before coming back to school. He says the state has multiple testing sites as well some that will be provided by the campus. Armacost says…

Grand Forks Honors Officers At 10-78 5K and Community Day

Police code 10-78 means an officer needs assistance.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — “In this run take some time to reflect why we are here, reflect respect for the people that are here and think of Cody because I do everyday,” Grand Forks Police Chief Mark Nelson said. Police code 10 78 means an officer needs assistance. Grand Forks County Sheriff Andrew Schnider says the public has been out…

Xcel Power Crews Work Around Fargo To Restore Power

Large amounts of standing water slows down the process as crews have to navigate safely.

FARGO,N.D. — Flooded roads and dozens of businesses being left in dark have Xcel Energy crews busy. Including 19 Street North near the Fargodome. “Lighting and that storm coming through, kind of what we saw is about seven to eight thousand customers out,” Account Manager For Xcel Energy Shawn Paschke said. Multiple downed power lines were caused by either fallen…