Author: Chris Howard

Absentee Voting higher then last election during Minnesota Primary Election

In-person voting during the Minnesota primary election this year isn't as popular as it has been in previous elections, according to election officials.

MOORHEAD, Minn. – As we creep closer to the General Election in November, the Minnesota State Primary may be able to show us a preview of what voting will look like. In-person voting during the Minnesota primary election this year isn’t as popular as it has been in previous elections, according to election officials. At Bethesda Lutheran Church in Moorhead,…

United Way of Cass-Clay helps prepare students for new school year

With the way COVID-19 has ravaged the economy, parents are having to make tougher choices about what their children actually need.

FARGO, N.D. – As the school year inches ever closer, parents are starting to think about all the different supplies needed. With the way COVID-19 has ravaged the economy, parents are having to make tougher choices about what their children actually need. “Many families have to choose between whether they are going to pay rent or buy food, and so…

New Co-Working Space Railyard Comes to Fargo

They have 11,000 Square Feet of co-working office space that can accommodate solo workers and teams.

FARGO, N.D. – A new office space in Fargo is inviting people working from home to give their offices a try. Railyard Offices says people working remote benefit more from having an organized work space that is free from the distractions that are at home. They have 11,000 Square Feet of co-working office space that can accommodate solo workers and…

ND National Guard trains for the worst: radioactive accidents & biological attacks

FARGO, N.D. – For Master Sergeant Kristi Erickson, a supervisor of the North Dakota National Guard’s 119th Wing Emergency Management Team, detecting hazardous radiation materials isn’t her day job. That’s what the soldiers at the 81st Civil Support Team do instead. They’re trained to respond to incidents ranging from radioactive accidents to biological attacks. If a really terrible accident happened in North…

Breckenridge businesses struggling with PPE costs, people taking their money to Wahpeton

WILKIN COUNTY, Minn. – The cost of masks can be expensive for small businesses, something Minnesota and the Wahpeton Breckenridge Chamber of Commerce worked on to help. Face coverings aren’t the only thing causing issues for struggling companies in the area. Complying with the recent mask mandate handed down by Governor Tim Walz has been a tough order to fill…

Dorothy Day Mosaic one step closer to installation

Organizers are planning to have the mosaic installed at the Dorothy Day Food Pantry sometime in August.

FARGO, N.D. – Volunteers from St. Mark’s Lutheran Church and the Arts Partnership come together to finish the grouting work on the Dorothy Day Mosaic. Volunteers wore masks and practiced strict social distancing. Most of the work is finished, and this is one of the final efforts needed before its completed. The mosaic includes more than 10,000 pieces. “There are…

Chad Greenway donates ‘Chad’s Locker’ to Sanford Children’s Hospital

Greenway began giving back just two years after getting drafted, when he realized he could use his platform in the NFL in a positive way.

FARGO, N.D. – Former Vikings Linebacker Chad Greenway is giving back to the kids at Sanford Children’s Hospital through his foundation Lead The Way. Greenway began giving back two years after getting drafted, when he realized he could use his platform in the NFL in a positive way. In 2008, he and his wife Jennifer formed Chad Greenway’s Lead the…

How some runners are still participating in the Fargo Marathon despite the cancellation

Since COVID-19 reared its ugly head in North Dakota and Minnesota, Mark Knutson and his team of organizers for the Fargo Marathon have been trying everything and anything to make sure the show went on.

FARGO, ND – “Nobody expected the cases to do what they did around the country, and then locally and regionally the same thing happened,” said Mark Knutson, the Executive Director of the Fargo Marathon. An uptick in COVID-19 cases in the Red River Valley has forced organizers to cancel the Fargo Marathon. “We’ve seen the uptick in North Dakota, and…