Angela Shen

Precision Planting’s Winter Conference Showcases Latest Farming Technology

There were sessions on fertility, pest management, and selecting seeds

FARGO, N.D. — About 400 farmers from across the Midwest and Canada gathered at Precision Planting’s Winter Conference. One farmer, Jason Siegert, reflects on all the changes in the field. “What we’ve seen in my lifetime— I mean to go out with a planter that used to be 12 rows and manually set everything and you’re steering it and watching every…

More than 100 Student Organizations Take Part in NDSU’s Spring Involvement Expo

There's everything from academic organizations to service groups to sports clubs

FARGO, N.D. — A new semester also means new chances to get involved for NDSU students. More than 100 student organizations set up booths at the spring involvement expo. There’s everything from academic organizations to service groups to sports clubs. There are also groups that focus on a unique topic like Robotics Club, 3–D Printing Club, Amateur Radio Society, and Unicycle…

The People Project Encourages Organizations to Practice Promoting Happiness

24 organizations in the F-M area are taking part

FARGO, N.D. — Many of us are so caught up in the stresses of everyday life we forget to pause and remember the positives. The People Project getting the community to practice promote happiness. Two dozen organizations in the area are taking part in the project that’s part of the ReThink Mental Health initiative. They’ll put positive practices in place…

Local Networking Group Brings Women in Business Together

20 businesses are involved with Women in Networking, and they're always looking for more members

FARGO, N.D. — A local group brings women in business together to develop leadership as well as personal and professional growth. Women in Networking (WiN) meets twice a month for lunch at Applebee’s on 45th Street. The meetings include an education section and the chance for women to share more about their businesses. The speakers today included the owner of Lindsey…

Keeping Traditions Alive: Fargo Native American Commission Holds New Year’s Powwow

This is the sixth annual powwow

FARGO, N.D. — The Fargo Native American Commission held their annual New Year’s Eve powwow after having to reschedule it because of a blizzard. This is the sixth annual powwow. “When I sing, I have fun. I’m singing to make people dance, to make sure the song is good, and everybody having a good time and it makes me feel pretty…

Fargo Air Museum Holds Youth Camp on Aviation Electronics

The camp is designed to get kids interested in aviation

FARGO, N.D. — A camp at the Fargo Air Museum lets kids get a taste of aviation electronics. About a hundred kids from elementary to high school go to the camp. They do activities like building circuits and computer programming. The program has been running for several years, and they often bring in experts from different fields. “We find if you’re…

Contractors Help Clean Up Ice After Vandals Flood Bonanzaville

They say they've never dealt with this amount of ice before

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Earlier this week, we told you how vandals caused 201,000 gallons of water to flood Bonanzaville. Earthworks Services has been working all day to break up sheets of ice three to four inches thick. “This is a lot more ice than I’ve ever encountered. Pretty unfortunate someone would be willing to do this,” Nathan Volk, an operator…

#BeatType1: Summit League and Sanford Raise Awareness for Diabetes With PSA video

The video will play at several basketball games

FARGO, N.D. — The Summit League and Sanford are raising awareness for Type 1 diabetes with a special PSA video. The video will play at the men’s basketball game at NDSU tonight and the women’s basketball game tomorrow. People at the game who have the condition will be recognized. According to the Summit League, more than one million Americans are fighting…

Barnesville Honors First Responders for Law Enforcement Appreciation Day

First responders say it's a chance to mingle with other departments in a relaxed environment

BARNESVILLE, Minn. — It’s Law Enforcement Appreciation Day, and people in Barnesville are showing their support for first responders. Firefighters, EMT’s, and police officers all gathered at the event. Cards and posters made by local students were displayed at the open house. First responders say it’s a great chance to mingle with other departments in a relaxed environment. They also say…

Fire Causes Extensive Damage in Downtown Wahpeton Building

Apartment units and businesses occupy the building

WAHPETON, N.D. — A fire in Wahpeton’s former Citizen’s Bank Building causes extensive damage. It started around 1:30 p.m. in a second story apartment unit on the 500 Block of Dakota Avenue. The building also includes several businesses and the Three Rivers Crisis Center. “We heard the upstairs smoke alarm start beeping. I looked up and I could see smoke rolling…