Author: Burleigh Holder

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…

Moorhead’s Fix It Forward planning free oil changes for people impacted by Coronavirus

MOORHEAD, Minn. – Moorhead’s Fix it Forward is looking help ease the stress of paying for vehicle maintenance during the Coronavirus outbreak. Fix it Forward plans to help auto owners by giving free oil changes and maintenance checks while COVID-19 keeps many out of work. The company’s goal is to make sure keeping a vehicle running doesn’t become a problem…

Fargo Parks practicing safety during Coronavirus pandemic

FARGO, N.D. -The Coronavavirus has hit both business and recreational services all across the country. Fargo Park District has canceled all of its upcoming events. Employees are following the national guidelines of social distancing and keeping a sanitary environment. They are also using their resources and time to take care of many in house programs that have been pushed back…

Paradox Comics-N-Cards offers curbside pickup, plans virtual gaming amid Coronavirus pandemic

FARGO, N.D. – A Fargo business refuses to let the Coronavirus break apart its community. To help decrease possible exposure to the virus, Paradox Comics-N-Cards has started a curbside pick up option for comic book subscribers. The store has also set up in-town delivery for a $5 fee. The store is also planning on virtual gaming to make sure players…

Fargo schools working hard to feed students out of school because of Coronavirus

FARGO, N.D. – Though COVID-19 has caused schools to close their doors that hasn’t stopped them from providing for their students. Now through Friday, five Fargo schools are providing breakfast and lunch pick ups. They include Ed Clapp, Madison and Jefferson elementaries and North and South high schools. The district is working together to meet the dietary needs of its…

Moorhead Mayor Declares Flooding State of Emergency

Preparing for a spring flood and taking advance measures to protect public infrastructure

MOORHEAD, Minn. — With the winter snow starting to melt, leaders in Moorhead decide to get ahead of the elements and declare a flood emergency. Mayor Johnathan Judd officially signed the emergency declaration. The state of emergency is to prepare for a spring flood and take advance measures to protect public infrastructure. Officials are hopeful the flooding will be eased…