Author: Burleigh Holder

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…

Couple makes comfier masks using 3D printer, donate them to Sanford Health

FARGO, N.D. – A husband and wife team are doing what they can for healthcare workers with the help of Microsoft. Ryan Borstelmann of Microsoft decided to improve mask comfort after hearing complaints from his wife who works at Roger Maris Cancer Center. Using a 3D printer and some open source designs, he went to work producing mask straps that…

Portion of Sheyenne Street under construction this week

WEST FARGO, N.D. – West Fargo has some lane closures you’ll encounter due to road construction this week. Pavement repairs are being done on 32nd Avenue West, Christianson Drive and Beaten Drive. Watch for flaggers at especially congested areas to direct traffic. The repairs are looking to last at least until Friday. Categories: Construction & Traffic Updates, Local News, North…

Job Service North Dakota works to keep up with unemployment claims

FARGO, N.D. – With many people finding the unemployment process difficult, we asked Job Service North Dakota how they are handling things. The organization says it initially wasn’t prepared for the surge of applications. Each year Job Service takes in 20,000 claims. Since March 27th, they have received more than 60,400. Job Service says due to budget issues, they weren’t…

Fargo’s Rocking Horse Farm offers social distancing scavenger hunt

FARGO, N.D. – Rocking Horse Farm in Fargo is providing an entertaining experience through the COVID crisis. The housing development has a picture scavenger hunt going on that people can do from the safety of their vehicles. They take pictures of the real world items on the list found on Facebook and the Rocking Horse Farm website. Everyone is invited…

FirstLink is there for people feeling isolated during Coronavirus outbreak

FARGO, N.D. – With an economic and social decline impacting society, FirstLink hopes that more people lean on them for support. The FirstLink call center at 211 is known for its suicide prevention care. They are able to help their callers by connecting them with resources to help them get through their day-to-day lives. FirstLink is pointing people towards food…

Media company Livewire switches to live events online during Coronavirus pandemic

FARGO, N.D. – A media company is getting creative to survive during the Coronavirus pandemic. Livewire Entertainment Media Service of Fargo relied on income from live events. They were all canceled due to COVID-19. The company has decided to adapt to the new normal and bring live events to their viewers on social media. The company has started a showcase…