Author: Anthony Fridgen

Fargo Theatre Gets Over $2,000 In Grant Money

Contributors include the Criterion Collection and Oscar-nominated directors Christopher Nolan, and Wes Anderson.

FARGO, N.D. — The Fargo Theatre is getting a big helping hand from big name celebrities. The theatre received a $2,500 grant as part of a national fund to support art house cinemas that have closed due to the Coronavirus. Contributors include the Criterion Collection and Oscar-nominated directors Christopher Nolan, and Wes Anderson. Staff say the funds are greatly appreciated…

Hoeven, Thune & Business Leaders Offer Financial Advice For Entrepreneurs

Hoeven Says A Great Thing He's Seen Is How Businesses Have Chipped In To Help Support Each Other In This Time Of Need.

FARGO, N.D. — Senators John Hoeven of North Dakota and John Thune of South Dakota and a team of business leaders answered questions at the Founders Only Virtual Town Hall hosted by Emerging Prairie. The two talked about how small business owners could benefit from the two trillion dollar stimulus package as well the positive outlook businesses will survive during…

Minnesota Governor Tim Walz Confronts COVID-19 In State Of The State

The Governor Says Limiting Face To Face Interactions Can Reduce The Virus's Spread By Up To 80 Percent

ST.PAUL, Minn. — Governor Tim Walz lays out the groundwork for how the state is pushing back against the coronavirus outbreak that continues to grow. “Many of you are out of work. Businesses, large and small, are shuttered across the state. The companionship we normally lean on to get through difficult times—a hug from a grandparent, coffee with a friend, or…

Fargo Financial Adviser Offers Investment Advice During COVID-19

Meyers Has Been Hosting A Financial Chat With People In The Community About How To Handle Their Investments During The Pandemic.

FARGO, N.D. — The coronavirus continues to impact the investment world and the global economy. Paul Meyers Of Legacy Wealth Management in Fargo says the economy is hurting right now but will bounce back. He’s that because the main driving forces will be back once people are able to work again. He says the 2 trillion dollar relief bill can…

Fargo Theatre Hosts Netflix Watch Group For People Stuck At Home

Volk Says They Are Working On Planning Another Watch Party.

FARGO,N.D. — The Fargo Theatre brought the big screen experience into the homes of people across the valley. The theatre hosted a Netflix watch group for the movie “The Craft”. The movie was decided after multiple rounds of voting over Facebook. The theatre has been closed since mid-March. They say the idea came up as a way to keep people…

Lakes Country Fishing Shops Prepare For Opener Amid COVID-19

The State DNR Says People Can Still Go Out And Fish But To Follow Guidelines Like Staying Close To Home, Not To Go In Large Groups Outdoors And To Follow Social Distancing.

LAKES COUNTRY, Minn — Fishing shops across Minnesota are at a stand still for people hoping to be able to walk into stores to get hooked up for the upcoming season in May. As the Governor of Minnesota has asked non-essential businesses to remain closed and people to stay home and avoid any unnecessary travel. The State DNR says people…

Fargo Theatre Selling Popcorn For Movie Fans Staying At Home

The Money Raised Helps Support The Closed Theater

FARGO, N.D. — The Fargo Theatre is raising some cash and helping people out who need some snacks with their movie. The theatre sold bags of popcorn for people to pick up on the street side of the theatre for social distancing. The bags are resealable and just a little bigger than their large size sell for 6 bucks. All…

Fargo Catering Company Raises Money For Service Workers With Drive Thru Service

Next Friday The Proceeds Will Be Going Towards The United Way

FARGO, N.D. — At Chef’s Table Catering, staff are eagerly waiting to hand out meals freshly prepared for the weekly drive through lunch benefit. “We have had a lot of repeat customers, people seem to be enjoying it if nothing else it’s giving them an excuse to get out of the house and go downtown.” The staff at the catering…

North Dakota Department Of Health Doctor Answers Questions About COVID-19

She Says It's Important To Flatten The Curve As The Case Numbers Will Continue To Go Up As Testing Results Return To The State.

FARGO, N.D. — Dr. Joan Connell is the Field Medical Officer for the North Dakota Department of Health. For one hour she answered all questions people had on our Facebook page. Questions ranged from how the virus is able to spread so quickly to what people should take if they are feeling any symptoms. Dr.Connell recommends people continue the CDC…

Fargo Teacher Nominated For Global Award

She Is One Of Fifty Finalists For The Award

FARGO, N.D. — A Fargo teacher is getting international attention for her work with students. Fargo South Language Arts High School teacher Leah Juelke is one of fifty finalists up for the Global Teacher Award. The award is given out to an exceptional teacher who has made an outstanding contribution to their profession. She has worked on multiple projects with…