Author: Burleigh Holder

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…

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…