Author: Anthony Fridgen

Alzheimer’s Association Celebrates The Longest Day Awareness Day

Each year, the Association sheds a light on Alzheimer's and dementia on the Summer Solstice.

FARGO, N.D. — Saturday night cities across Minnesota and North Dakota will be lighting up with purple lights as the Alzheimer’s Association celebrates The Longest Day. Each year, the Association sheds a light on Alzheimer’s and dementia on the Summer Solstice. The Longest Day is the day with the most light so as the Association says, “It’s the day we…

Fargo Juneteenth marchers describe why they’re speaking out

Protestor Avalon says he would like to see more reform from the police departments in the F-M area and across the country.

FARGO, N.D. — With large groups of impassioned protesters taking the streets of downtown Fargo, marchers like Avalon say it’s about putting an end to violence and racism. “I just feel like “Am I going to be the next one of who’s the victim of a crime? Am I going to be the next one who’s a victim of brutality?…

North Dakota Legal Groups React To DACA Supreme Court Vote

President Trump took to Twitter to say the courts won't provide a decision based on the rule of law and he will have to start the process all over again.

FARGO, N.D. — With a 5-4 vote by the Supreme Court thousands of DACA members avoided possible deportation after President Donald Trump planned to cancel the immigration program. Organizations like Lutheran Social Services and the ACLU are saying this is a big win. “It allows the folks to work in the United States and prevents them from being deported; and…

NDSU Helping People Return To School With Degree Completion Program

Potential students are offered the option to choose between online and in-person schooling depending on their needs.

FARGO,N.D. — In an uncertain economy NDSU is offering new ways for people to get back to school. The school is offering a degree completion program for adults with college credits who are looking to finish their degree. Potential students are offered the option to choose between online and in-person schooling depending on their needs. Staff say having the extra…

Fargo Cass Public Health Encourages People To Stop Smoking For “It’s Quitting Time” Week

Health experts the best first step in quitting is finding the cause.

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo Cass Public Health says nearly 20% of all adults in North Dakota smoke. That leads to more than $300 million in health care costs and killing nearly 1,000 people a year. Health experts the best first step in quitting is finding the cause. “Pay attention when you are having each of those cigarettes. Is it a…

Battle Lake’s Bethel Lutheran Church Moving Forward After Fire

A group of churchgoers are fundraising to help in the rebuilding effort

BATTLE LAKE, Minn. — The winds of change are blowing hard at Bethel Lutheran church in Battle Lake as the congregation packs the parking lot for Sunday service. Behind Pastor Todd Hylden lies the charred remains of the century old church on the hill which burned last weekend. “There were a lot of wonderful memories that went down in flames…

Peaceful Honoring Of George Floyd At Moorhead’s Bennett Park

It's a somber moment for dozens at Bennett Park as impassioned community members spoke about the loss of George Floyd in Minneapolis, as well as the call for racial equality.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — “What I would want to leave with you today is to keep in your head the word inclusion and that we are equal,” Organizer Destini Holiday said. It’s a somber moment for dozens at Bennett Park as impassioned community members spoke about the loss of George Floyd in Minneapolis, as well as the call for racial equality….

Dozens Of Cars Line Up For 2nd Day Of Drive-Thru Food Truck Festival

Staff are also reminding people to donate and take advantage of the 5 dollar ticket that you can purchase for front line and essential workers.

FARGO, N.D. — It’s the 2nd day of the Drive Thru Food Truck and business continues to grow. Dozens of cars lined up inside the parking lot at the North Dakota Horse Building waiting for their turn to place an order for some food. All staff are required to wear face masks and gloves at all time and practice social…

RVs And Camper Spike In Rentals Around F-M Area As Covid-19 Restrictions Loosen

It was only a couple months ago when GoGo Rentals in West Fargo had serious concerns for the summer.

WEST FARGO, N.D. — The success of the RV industry is going nationwide as Fox Business says sales have jumped nearly 200% in the month of May compared to the same time last year. It was only a couple months ago when GoGo Rentals in West Fargo had serious concerns for the summer. “We were pretty booked through, we had…