Author: Anthony Fridgen

Moorhead Man Uses Illness To Raise Awareness About Chronic Kidney Disease

He says he wants to use his battle to help inspire others and raise awareness about a disease he says can sneak on people as they may not even realize they have the disease.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — “I lost purpose, I mean I couldn’t work anymore, I couldn’t support my family anymore,” FM Kidney Warriors Founder, Chris Brown said. Chris Brown of Moorhead has a terminal Chronic Kidney Disease or CKD, Brown does his dialysis at home and says the situation he’s in could have been avoided. “I had some signs of kidney problems…

NDSU Students Recreate History Of 1787 Constitutional Convention

The group debated how to create the legislature, voting rights and taxation.

FARGO, N.D. — NDSU students packed into the Memorial Union for Recreating the Constitutional Convention of 1787. “A key part of what a university should be doing is freeing the students to have those debates and discussions in a simulated setting to take on the roles of the founders gives them an opportunity to do just that,” NDSU Program Director…

Supporters Come In Droves To Support Amy Klobuchar At Rally

The Senator Also Made Stops In Little Rock Arkansas And Oklahoma City

FARGO, N.D. — Candy Tessman and her husband Brian of Fargo have been backing Amy since the beginning. “I watched her on tv last winter when she declared her intentions to run for president, I have been a fan all along,” Candy said. The pair used to be Republicans but say they felt the need to switch to voting for…

Trump Supporters Attend Klobuchar Rally

He says the Democrats best chance at the White House is to nominate a moderate candidate to go against Trump.

FARGO,N.D. — Not everyone at the rally was there to endorse Klobuchar, as a few red “Make America Great Again” hats could be found in the crowd. NDSU student Brian Friedt says he feels President Donald Trump is already doing a great job in office. He says although Trump has an abrasive personality he is working hard to make America…

Kids Hit The Ice At Squirt International B1 Hockey Tournament

Over 80 Teams Competed In The Weekend Tournament

FARGO, N.D. –Over 80 teams, hundreds of kids from multiple states and Canada pack into hockey rinks across the valley for one big weekend. “It’s like a mini-vacation for a lot of these families, cause they are coming here to beautiful Fargo, for the weekend and we try and make their weekend a fun time,” Rink Manager Brad Selsth said….

Girl Scouts Begin Cookie Selling Season

The Fargo Moorhead Office Already Has Thousands Of Packages Ready To Sell.

FARGO, N.D. — Thousands of packages of cookies stored inside the warehouse are being loaded up into cars to be sold by the Girl Scouts. “So excited, it’s always a fun time, the girls are so excited to get out there. So happy that we have a lot nicer weather for opener cookie weekend but just get to really see…

Former ND State Senator Collects Over 500 Books For Inmate Book Drive

Flakoll Says He's Gotten Books From 10 States

FARGO, N.D. — Former North Dakota State Senator Tim Flakoll is getting some massive help in his book drive for inmates in the Cass County Jail. North Dakota Congressman Kelly Armstrong donated 22 books from the Library Of Congress to help Flakoll’s goal of giving inmates a helping hand through education. Adding the total too over 500 books. Flakoll says…

Concordia College Students Talks LGBTQ Issues At Gender Matters Expo

The topics ranged from sexual violence, discrimination and LGBTQ issues.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Students and staff packed into Firda Nilsen Lounge to talk about gender issues in the community. The topics ranged from sexual violence, discrimination and LGBTQ issues. “The issues that are very real gender affects our material lives and to help identify and continue to make people’s lives better,” Co-director, Women’s & Gender Studies Karla Knutson said. Allie…

Fans Cheer On Athletes At Special Olympics Basketball Games

The Teams Will Be Heading Off To The State Tournament In Minot On February 28th.

FARGO, N.D. — Athletes of all abilities hit the floor to show off their basketball skills in front of packed bleachers in two separate gyms at the Agassiz School in Fargo. The day includes skills challenges to test their prowess in dribbling and bounce passes, as well as exhibition games from multiple teams. “You see the smiles on the athletes…

Fargo Bar Hosts Think And Drink Talk About Historical Monuments And Race

The Next Think And Drink Is On March 22nd That Will Cover How To Combat Fake News.

FARGO, N.D. — A cold drink and a thoughtful discussion about historical monuments and race. It’s all at the Think And Drink at the HoDo Bar in Downtown Fargo. People packed into the bar to talk about the historical context of the Confederate and Pioneer statues across the country. The presenters say it’s important for people to know why they…