Author: Burleigh Holder

Drekker Brewing Co. raising money, supporting people of color through “Black is Beautiful” stout

FARGO, N.D. — Protests and demonstrations in Fargo-Moorhead have inspired many people and companies to think about how they could be of help. Drekker Brewing Company is collaborating with the San Antonio Brewing company Weathered Souls and dedicating three weeks working on their Black is Beautiful stout. This participation goes with a pledge to donate proceeds to a program that…

Artist Creates Chalk Art Of Moorhead Mayor Johnathan Judd

She has 2 more projects planned but is keeping quiet on the subject matter.

MOORHEAD, MINN. — A local artist takes a break from her studio to make another public masterpiece. Kim Jore started her chalk street projects while her business was closed due to the coronavirus. She is open again but is still beautifying sidewalks. It takes her 4-5 hours per piece and she has made 8 so far. She chose to highlight…

West Acres Farmers Market opens up for the season

The Markets will be open Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9am- 5pm, and Saturday from 9am- 3pm.

FARGO, N.D. – The Market at West Acres is open again this season and operators hope COVID-19 doesn’t lower their chances to see many returning faces. Only Bill Erbes Farm was at the market on Tuesday, but in the coming days many more vendors are looking to take up shop at West Acres. The proceeds from The Market go to…

Moorhead’s All Star Bowl & Northsiders bar to close

MOORHEAD, Minn. – A 20-year old business will soon close it’s doors for the final time. All Star Bowl and its bar Northsiders has begun the process of permanently closing. The owner hopes it’s notable features such as human foosball and various memorabilia can find new homes after the venue closes its doors The owner says COVID-19 closing had little…

Downtown Fargo businesses display pictures of African Americans killed by police

FARGO, N.D. – Two artists and their social circle asked businesses in downtown Fargo to show African Americans who lost their lives to police intervention. “We’re trying to make this connection, human connection between the people that have been brutalized and killed and the people to the people that may not know enough and maybe touch them in a way…

MSUM welcomes Freshmen with its new Dragon Wagon

MOORHEAD, Minn. – Incoming Minnesota State University Moorhead Freshmen get a special dragon delivery to remind them of their new chapter in life in the fall. MSUM’s admissions office with help from the athletic department turned an old fire truck into the Dragon Wagon. They used the vehicle to welcome incoming students who have pledged to MSUM and gave them…

Habitat For Humanity has Facebook Live home groundbreaking

MOORHEAD, Minn. -Lake Agassiz Habitat for Humanity presents its first Facebook Live groundbreaking for a Moorhead Family. Vannessa and her daughter had been waiting in the program for three years, eager to leave their current living situation. Sge says with an increasingly dangerous neighborhood, rent hikes and poor maintenance she no longer felt safe. Habitat for Humanity was excited to…