Author: Anthony Fridgen

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…

Fargo Gym Honors Child Who Lost Battle With Leukemia

The Staff is Raising Funds For The Family's Medical Expenses

FARGO, N.D. — Phoenix Ellis is described by Conquer Ninja Gym staff as a huge American Ninja Warrior fan. The 11-year-old passed away after his battle with Leukemia. Now the staff at the gym want to show respect for the little ninja. “We heard that he lost his life and we got in contact with the mom and we wanted…

ND Mom fights cancer diagnosed while she was pregnant

Doctors found a softball sized tumor in Meredith's small intestine.

HARWOOD, N.D. — Merideth Sorenson was on her way through pregnancy with her husband Troy for third child, about 19 weeks into the pregnancy something happened. “I was having some pains in my stomach and they did some tests on me,” Sorenson said. Doctors found a softball sized tumor in Merideth’s small intestine. She was still able to give birth…

Staff Prepping For Pancake Karnival Festival

Organizers say it's something you can't afford to miss.

FARGO, N.D. — Pancakes, sausage, and more pancakes by the thousands. It’s all at the 2020 Pancake Karnival Festival at the Fargodome. For $8, you can get a ticket to an all you can eat festival that also includes a full kids zone of inflatable obstacle courses. The festival has been featured in the Guinness Book of World Records and…

Organization Offering Free Kidney Screeings

The Organization Is Always Looking For Volunteer

FARGO, N.D. — At the Downtown YMCA in Fargo the National Kidney Foundation is getting set up to help offer people in the community free kidney screenings. “The statistics is 37 million Americans which is 1 in 7 Americans and less than 10 percent are undiagnosed, so it’s really an opportunity for us to get people in for free and…

UND Gives Kids The Chance To Try Out Aerospace Technology

The department will be hosting an Air Race Classic on June 23rd.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The University Of North Dakota Aerospace Community Day is getting kids in the pilot seat and into dozens of careers using VR technology, real life space suits for NASA, and flight simulators. I even tried my hand at becoming a pilot in one of the simulations. While my chances of becoming a pilot are slim, staff…

Frostival Hosts Beard Invasion Competition

The Association Will Host It's Next Competition At The West Fargo VFW In April.

FARG O, N.D. — A group of facial hair enthusiast are competing in the hairiest of competitions in the Fargo Civic Center. These self declared Beardo (Beard-O’s) are seeing who has the best styles and trims at the Frostival Beard Invasion. The competition, which is also for people of all ages and gender competed in divisions such as the Mustache,…

Former ND State Senator Trying To Help Inmates Through Education

You can donate at NDSU's Renaissance Hall Suite 110 until March 15th.

FARGO, N.D. — According to the Prison Policy Initiative, over two million Americans are being held in the prison system. It’s one of the highest rates per capita in the world. That’s why former North Dakota State Senator Tim Flakoll started a book drive to help with inmate reform. “People have a chance to use them during their free time,…

Sanford Health Offers Hospice Care At Broadway Medical Center

The program also supports services including social work, spiritual care and volunteer support.

FARGO, N.D. — The Sanford Broadway Medical Center cut the ribbon on the newest section of the hospital. The Sanford Fargo Hospice House opened its doors on the second floor. It will offer services that go beyond its patient services. The new hospice will allow families and patients to experience end of life care in the comforts of staying in…

West Fargo VFW Hosts Super Bowl Party

Fans cheered on the Chiefs and 49ers in Super Bowl 54

WEST FARGO, N.D. — People packed into West Fargo’s VFW to watch the biggest Sunday night in sports television. Eric Jorgenson, who helps keep the place running on such a busy night, says it takes a lot of work. “So as you can see a brand new building, doesn’t look like your average VFW, we changed our liquor license back…