Author: Anthony Fridgen

KFGO Selling New Quarantine Themed Clothing

Station Director Joel Hietkamp Says The Idea Came From Interest From Listeners.

FARGO, N.D. — A Fargo radio station is looking to bring smiles and solidarity in the community with some fun new clothes. KFGO is selling community COVID-19 hoodies, t-shirts and sweatshirts. Station director Joel Hietkamp says the idea came from interest from listeners. He says during these hard times its important for people to stick together. He also says with…

Moorhead Residents Asking City To Allow Backyard Chickens To Save Money Eggs

The Price Of Eggs Have Been Sky-rocking As Fox Business Says The Cost Of A Dozen Have Peaked Over 3 Dollars Nationwide During The COVID-19 Outbreak.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Min Zhang of Moorhead says she got an idea on how to save money after seeing higher prices on some food. “So, we did some research and found out that backyard chickens provide high quality protein or you have the flexibility to feel like you’re under control over this pandemic,” Zhang said. The price of eggs have…

Sen. Tina Smith Works To Help People Who Didn’t Get Stimulus Checks

She Says It's Important That We Make Sure No One Is Left Out In The Relief Effort.

WASHINGTON — Minnesota Sen. Tina Smith says she working hard with the Senate to help families who didn’t receive money in the latest stimulus package. The senator says families with children over the age of 17 and families who have elderly loved ones didn’t get the additional $500 for dependents. She says it’s important that we make sure no one…

MSUM Proposes Cutting 10 Majors, 66 Positions to Make Up For $6 Million Budget Shortfall

There would also be cuts in three administrator positions, 43 faculty and 20 staff positions.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A $6 million budget deficit for Minnesota University of Moorhead is leading the University to proposing cuts to majors and staff. 10 majors would be cut including advertising, international studies and the university’s theatre arts program. There would also be cuts in three administrator positions, 43 faculty and 20 staff positions. MSUM Union Faculty President Matt Craig…

Fargo United Methodist Church Runs Sunday Easter Service Out Of Parking Lot

All Of These Things Make Good Friday Seem More Real Than Ever Before

FARGO, N.D. — The sounds of vehicles running overtake the Sunday silence in the parking lot of Faith United Methodist Church in Fargo as the congregation is switching from their seats in the pews to the ones in their car. “Keep us patient in making peace and building justice teach us to trust the slow process from seed to stem…

The Shack On Broadway Gives Out Hundreds Of Meals For Easter

The Meals Include Ham, Corn And Scalloped Potatoes.

FARGO, N.D. — The Shack On Broadway gets into the spirit of giving out hundreds of meals. The popular Fargo breakfast joint handed out 250 Easter brunch meals to hungry people. The staff made customers stay inside their vehicle for practicing social distancing. The meals include ham, corn and scalloped potatoes. A friend of the manager says they ran out…

Downtown Fargo Bar Switches It’s Easter Sunday Brunch To Curbside Pick Up

They Sold Out Of The Meals In Advance.

FARGO, N.D. — A downtown Fargo restaurant is serving Sunday brunch for people to take home. The Boiler Room switched from it’s annual sit down brunch to a curbside meal. Staff bagged up meals that also included free Mimosa’s to-go for people who pre-ordered online. They sold out of the meals in advance. Staff say that it’s great to see…

Fargo Perkins Now Offers Grocery Items For Customers

The Chain Is Selling Bulk Meats, Produce And Items Like Toilet Paper.

FARGO, N.D. — Perkins in Fargo may be able to help you with knocking out some items on your grocery list. The breakfast diner is offering meals to go but the restaurant is also selling bulk grocery items for pickup and delivery. The chain is selling bulk meats, produce and items like toilet paper. The district manager for the store…

Church Offers Easter Egg Drive-Thru For Families

Lane Says It's Important For The Church To Bring Some Easter Cheer For Families In The Community.

BARNESVILLE, Minn. — Out in the parking lot of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Barnesville, church members are wearing masks and handing out bags. “Normally when we spread them out they are gone in 5 minutes but this is a little different,” Leader Of Evangelism Board Kay Lane said. Inside the 150 paper bags rustling together in the wind are…

UND Interm President Hosts Podcast To Talk About COVID-19

"The Actions Of Everyone In Our Community Have Proven That We Are One UND," Wynne said

GRAND FORKS,N.D. — A podcast hosted by UND focuses on how North Dakota is handling COVID-19. Economics and Finance Department Chair David Flynn says the situation in North Dakota is similar to what we’re seeing across the nation. However, he says while we’ve seen impacts on business in the state, some efforts by employers such as reducing hours versus laying…