Author: Chris Howard

Fargo DMV Moves Driver’s License Services to New Location

The main office is being renovated, which hasn't been upgraded in nearly ten years

FARGO, ND – Earlier in the year, the North Dakota DOT moved its driver’s license tests to a temporary location at NDSCS. Now, they’re moving all of their driver’s license services once again. All driver’s license services will be moved to the new temporary location at the Village West Mall on 13th Ave South. The main office is being renovated,…

Slumberland Brings Home Free Mattresses to Families for the Holidays

The mattresses are going to 73 families who desperately need them

FARGO, ND – In the early hours of the morning, volunteers from the Knights of Columbus are giving up their precious free time to make sure that these mattresses are loaded onto trucks, and headed out into the community. The mattresses are going to 73 families who desperately need them. Some families have kids who have been sleeping on the…

South University Explosion Caused by Propane Tank

FARGO, N.D. – An early morning explosion that left one garage destroyed and one person injured on South University Drive was caused by a propane tank explosion, says the Fire Department. Firefighters responded to the call at 11:55 p.m. Thursday. One person received minor injuries, and the car garage collapsed with two vehicles still inside it. The Fire Department says…

Subway donates $5,000 to Great Plains Food Bank

FARGO, N.D. – Subway gives $5,o00 to the Great Plains Food Bank as part of its partnership with Feeding America. The money is coming after a drive by Subway in the month of September where for every meal purchased, the restaurant chain would donate two meals to food banks in our area. Employees and franchises were excited to jump on…

A golden haul for Golden Drive Homeless Kids

FARGO, N.D. – With the Golden Drive Homeless Kids Christmas Gift Event fast approaching, volunteers are hard at work collecting donations for the big day. On a normal day, the floor of Culver’s isn’t covered with nearly $10,000 worth of food, clothes, and other necessities. “90% of this is needs, instead of just wants. It’s actually what a human needs…

Dr. Andrew Armacost To Lead University of North Dakota Into Bright New Future

The University of North Dakota has spent months searching for the right person to become its president

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — With over 20 years of experience at the Air Force Academy, and 10 years of active duty, the University of North Dakota’s new president, Dr. Andrew Armacost brings a wealth of knowledge to the students and community at the school. “The one lesson I learned in the Air Force is to take extraordinary care of your…

Cass County Commissioners Vote Yes to Refugee Resettlement

An executive order by President Trump puts the fate of refugee resettlement into the hands of each state and county

FARGO, N.D. — “I tell them I’m from Fargo, North Dakota, I say it with pride, because here we have compassion. We support each other. We’re different, but we welcome everybody,” said a refugee who spoke on her experiences coming to Fargo. Commissioners vote unanimously to continue a decade’s long program that helps resettle refugees fleeing unsafe countries into Cass…

“If The Dress Fits” Collects Prom Dresses To Give Away For Free

The donation drive runs all the way until February 8th

MOORHEAD, Minn. — One non-profit in Minnesota is making it easier to afford a prom dress with its “If the Dress Fits” program. The organization at MSUM takes in old prom dresses and gives them away for free to high school students who might not be able to afford a dress. The group believes every student deserves a chance to…