Author: Angela Shen

Vendors Share Their Local Creations With Community at Red River Market

This is the 5th season of the market

FARGO, N.D. — It’s farmer’s market season, and the Red River Market had its grand opening for community members looking to find locally made goods. Food is something that brings everybody together. “What can you go wrong with candy, people love candy,” Jeremy Schwarzrock, co-owner of Rogue Candies, said. People at the Red River Market are sure indulging in plenty…

All Hands On Deck Preparing for Next Week’s Fargo Airsho

The event will be July 20 and 21

FARGO, N.D. — There’s only a week before the Fargo Airsho kicks off, meaning it’s all hands on deck for everyone putting it together. Planning happens year round to put on the two–day spectacle. The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds will be there, along with all sorts of planes and motorcycle riders. Organizers say seeing the sights from your house isn’t…

Thirty Cats Found in Overheating Van in Downtown Fargo

It took police two hours to get them out

FARGO, N.D. — It was a tough task for Fargo Police to get 30 cats out of an overheating van in downtown Fargo Thursday afternoon. “The cats were panting, which is a terrible sign when it comes to cats. When cats pant they are clearly in distress. We did remove them for their own safety,” Ofc. LaVerne Aventi with the…

Alleged Sexual Assault Survivor Comes Forward, Claims Fargo Diocese Blamed Her for Abuse

She says Father Michael Wight took advantage of her

FARGO, N.D. — A woman gives an emotional statement about an alleged sexual assault she experienced at a Belcourt church, a place she calls her everything. ” Michael was my spiritual father. I trusted him even when I didn’t trust him. I just wanted a father who loved me. I never had that,” Kateri Marion said. She says Father Michael…

Anheuser–Busch Celebrates Annual Grower Days in Moorhead

They say they're proud their products are locally sourced

MOORHEAD, Minn. –When you crack open a beer, you probably don’t think about all that went into making it. Anheuser–Busch is celebrating its partnership with barley growers at Grower Days. Take a look at the video for the inside of the Moorhead Malt Plant, where barley goes through cleaning, grating, germination, and analysis. Growers from around the area get to…

Grantley Johnson to Celebrate 7th Birthday as He Battles Cancer for the Second Time

He was first diagnosed with a rare form of leukemia last year

FARGO, N.D. –In October, we brought you the story of Grantley Johnson, a six-year-old who battled leukemia. He’s celebrating his seventh birthday on July 11. He loves sports and superheroes, and just like those superheroes, he’s quite a warrior. Grantley was diagnosed with a rare form of leukemia in April of last year. He beat it once, but unfortunately now…

USDA Stops Funding for Annual Honey Bee Colonies Report

The report gives researchers baseline data on health trends

FARGO, N.D. –The USDA has stopped funding for its annual Honey Bee Colonies report, a move that a local expert says is concerning. The report gives researchers baseline data on health trends in the honeybee population. That is important because bees help pollinate a third of the crops we eat. “We do have reason to be concerned for this because…

Kids Decorate Space-Themed Cupcakes as Part of Library’s Summer Reading Program

The reading program runs through the middle of August

FARGO, N.D. — Kids at the library get their creative juices flowing to make edible masterpieces. More than a dozen kids decorated space–themed cupcakes as part of the summer reading program. The treats were judged on use of color, creativity, and going along with the space theme. This is the second year the cupcake contest has been done. Everyone is…

United Way Kicks Off 21st Annual School Supply Drive

You can donate until August 1

FARGO, N.D. — Pens and paper might not mean much to you at first glance, for many students in Cass and Clay counties, it makes a huge difference when they start school. United Way is kicking off its annual school supply drive. Showing up to the first day of school with the right supplies is not only necessary, but also…

A Behind the Scenes Look at MSUM Fireworks Show Preparation

A 20 minute show takes lots of coordination

MOORHEAD, Minn. — You probably don’t think about all the work that goes into putting on a fireworks show. A 20 minute show takes hours of preparation. Crew members spent the day loading shells into tubes and getting the circuits hooked up. “I love everything about it, the adrenaline once the show starts, seeing what can happen up in the air…