Author: Chris Howard

West Fargo K9s gifted bulletproof vests

WEST FARGO, N.D. – West Fargo Police Department’s K9s Macho and Brewtus are sporting new vests. They received these bullet and stab protective vests from the Massachusetts Non-Profit Vested Interest in K9s. The non-profit’s mission is to provide vests and other kinds of assistance to dogs of law enforcement throughout the U.S. Vests are provided to actively employed dogs and…

Cass County Human Services Brings On New Director

Cass County has been working to fix deep rooted issues within it's Human Services department since an investigation last October turned up evidence of a hostile work environment.

FARGO, N.D. – In October, a resignation letter containing allegations that Cass County Human Services was a ‘hostile workplace’, and that employees were being bullied by managers, would launch a full blown investigation. The author of that letter, Jennifer Aldinger, stated that the case load for workers was far above average, with workers receiving 70 cases over a two month…

Kids Celebrate National Engineers Week

FARGO, N.D. – Fargo Public Library and NDSU School of Engineering teamed up to teach kids a little bit about engineering. To celebrate National Engineers Week, kids ages 7 to 10 are learning about the contributions of engineers to our society. Activities included a reading of the children’s book ‘Rosie Revere, Engineer’, and a construction competition where kids built towers…

Moorhead’s Veterans Memorial Walk of Flags honors presidents who served

MOORHEAD, Minn. – The Veterans Memorial Walk Of Flags in Moorhead is celebrating President’s Day with a new addition: an ice sculpture. The sculpture is meant to honor the 26 presidents who served in the military. The public is always invited to see both the sculpture and veterans memorial, where each flag contains the name of a veteran. The memorial…

Students Attend MSUM Preview Day

MOORHEAD, Minn. – Potential MSUM students are given a taste of the college experience as part of the universities Preview Day. 60 students were taken on a tour of the campus and dorms. They had the opportunity to meet faculty and department directors to discuss what their future in the program would look like. They also learned about student service…

Congressman Kelly Armstrong Launches Re-Election Campaign

His campaign promises to address many bipartisan issues, as well as what he says matters most to North Dakotans.

FARGO, N.D. – Congressman Kelly Armstrong launched his re-election campaign with the same slogan from the last campaign, ‘Let’s Get To Work’. “As somebody who served on the judiciary committee, we have done no work in two years on the judiciary committee. All we have done is partisan impeachment. That’s it. That’s all we’ve done for two years. ‘Let’s Get…

NDSU Spring Career Expo Opens Doors & Solves Problems

The expo offered a panel on using inclusion in the work force to solve the state wide shortage.

FARGO, N.D. – A work force shortage throughout the whole state has companies scratching their heads to find a solution. By connecting students and recent graduates with companies, the NDSU Spring Career Expo offers one piece to a larger puzzle. “When I started going to the expo, we didn’t have any students that would recognize Black Gold Farms. Now we…

Snow Days Can Hinder Students With Autism

For students with autism, Snow Days are detrimental to maintaining their developmental progress for success.

FARGO, N.D. – Snow Days are usually a fun day at home for some students, offering a brief break from the stresses and struggles of school. For students with autism, Snow Days are detrimental to maintaining their developmental progress for success. The weather may trigger anxiety at home. A bad blizzard could leave parents without proper child care, even for…

LIVE: Dealing With Downtown Parking

On a friday night, it'll sometimes come down to a bit of luck to find a parking spot in Downtown Fargo, and if you do, it won't always be anywhere near where you're trying to go.

FARGO, ND – We’ve all had to deal with parking in the downtown area, and on a Friday night, sometimes it comes down to just how lucky you are if you find a spot. Melissa Brandt, the President of the Downtown Community Partnership, wants to talk with the public all about parking in downtown, and address the perception that parking…

Meet The Millennial Farmer

He has nearly half a million subscribers, and he created his first video after a conversation with his sister-in-law set off some red flags in his head.

FARGO, ND – Zach Johnson is known as the Millennial Farmer on YouTube. He has nearly half a million subscribers, and he created his first video after a conversation with his sister-in-law set off some red flags in his head. “Along with her were people who I went to high school with that grew up in rural areas that knew…