Author: Angela Shen

People Celebrate City of West Fargo at West Fest

People lined the streets for the parade

WEST FARGO, N.D. — West Fest is a chance for people to celebrate the city of West Fargo. “We love coming here every year, it’s a great community event, we love to see all the businesses and organizations that West Fargo has and it’s fun to bring the kids out,” Elaine Doerfler said. “It’s fun to see the kids enjoy…

11th Annual F-M LGBT Film Festival Wraps Up

19 films were shown

FARGO, N.D. — The F–M LGBT Film Festival wraps up tonight after a successful run. The 11th annual event included 19 films over four days. Some films were from around the world, and several filmmakers also made appearances. Organizers say the goal is to celebrate the lived experience of the LGBT community and for everyone to be a part of…

Sheyenne High School Honors Landon Solberg After Two-Year Battle With Cancer

They wore gear with the things he loved

WEST FARGO, N.D. —  After Landon Solberg’s two–year battle with brain cancer, the Sheyenne High School Mustangs are honoring him by showing up to school in what he loved. That’s Landon’s Light gear, neon colors, NDSU and Eagles gear. The idea came after some discussion in a group chat. “All of his friends, I know some of them, it’s completely…

Local Alien-Themed Business Reacts to Area 51 Raid

Space Aliens is having specials to celebrate the event

FARGO, N.D. — With alien hunters raiding Area 51 over a thousand miles away in Nevada, an out–of–this–world business in Fargo has their own thoughts. Space Aliens is doing specials today and tomorrow where the first 51 customers will get the tickets for soft drinks or beer for 51 cents. There will also be six giveaways per day for an…

Jordahl & Associates Planning Revitalization Project in Moorhead

They presented their plan to the Moorhead Economic Development Authority last week

MOORHEAD, Minn. — There could be new businesses popping up not long from now when you get off of I–94 in Moorhead. The old Family Fare building has been empty for some time, but it was part of many shoppers’ routines when it was open. “I really miss it. It was very convenient. I’d definitely like to see that grow…

New Life Center Holds “Meal at the Mission” to Raise Awareness

People can learn about programs and take a tour

FARGO, N.D. — The New Life Center is showing the community how they’re helping men and families experiencing homelessness. They do a Meal at the Mission the third Thursday of every month, where people can come in and learn about what the center does and take a tour. Staff are already talking about overflow for the winter, where they take…

ND Has 72 Percent Rate of Car Seat Misuse, Experts Give Safety Tips

All kids younger than 13 should be in the back seat

FARGO, N.D. — The rate of misusing car seats in North Dakota has improved over the past nine years, but it’s still very high at 72 percent. One of the common things parents get wrong is the tightness of harnesses. See the video for demonstrations. “You want the harness to be at or below the child’s shoulders, and you want…

Food Service Operators Learn About Industry Trends at 2019 Food Expo

Customers get to watch demos and try samples

FARGO, N.D. — The inside of Scheels Arena smelled quite delicious with hundreds of dishes being cooked up. Food Services of America held its 2019 Food Expo. It’s a chance for food service operators and businesses to watch demos, try samples, and learn about the latest trends in the food industry. Distributors can also expand their customer base, and it’s…

Essentia Health Unveils New NICU, Women’s and Children’s Unit

Patients are set to move in Monday

FARGO, N.D. — Essentia Health unveils its new $4.1 million NICU and Women’s and Children’s Unit. One doctor at Essentia had twins born prematurely three years ago, and seeing the new unit unveiled was especially meaningful for her. “The first time I came down, we’ve known this project was coming, so I was able to see when it was just…

City of Moorhead Asks for Public Input on Community Development Needs

There will be another meeting next week

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The city of Moorhead is looking for input as it draws up its plans for the next few years and that includes housing. The city held a meeting for people to discuss what they see as community development needs. This input will help Moorhead put together its Five Year Consolidated Plan and 2020 Annual Action Plan. The…