Author: Chris Howard

United Way of Cass-Clay kicks off 2020 Donation Campaign

FARGO, N.D. — According to the United Way of Cass-Clay, 1,022 people in our community will experience homelessness on any given day. It’s a huge problem, one that the United Way is trying to solve by 2023. “Instead of asking the question ‘How do we help the homeless?’ We started to think about this community issue a little differently, and…

Superintendents ready to face challenges of new school year

Despite all of the challenges the school districts are facing, they feel ready to meet the needs of their students.

FARGO, N.D. – Over the next two weeks, 30,000 students will head back to school in-person for the first time since the pandemic began. The school districts of Fargo, West Fargo, and Moorhead, have spent the summer carefully preparing for all of the challenges that lie ahead of them, especially COVID-19. “Every generation has had a challenge, and this is…

Moorhead neighborhood fed up with vandalism of political signs

One neighbor said that they've had all of their signs stolen three times over the last couple of weeks.

MOORHEAD, Minn. – A few weeks ago, neighbors on 19th Street North in Moorhead began putting up signs for their favorite Republican political candidates. It didn’t take long for things to turn ugly. “Pretty much as soon as they were put up, they started getting stolen, and now this is the first time there is an incident of graffiti on the…

Running on Faith: Two runners honor the legacy of a West Fargo cross country star

"She had a great faith with God through her journey, and honestly, I'm just out here running on faith," said Schwab.

FARGO, N.D. — In the late 80’s and early 90’s, Kelly Breidenbach rocked the Cross Country world in North Dakota. In 1988, she and her teammates would help win the Eastern Dakota Conference State Cross Country Championship for the West Fargo Packers. “She was the one we always looked up to. She was the leader,” said Staci Birrenkott, a former…

White House’s Dr. Birx Visits North Dakota

Dr. Birx visited with local leaders to discuss the state's coronavirus response.

FARGO, ND – White House Coronavirus Response Coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx was in Fargo today to participate in discussions about the states coronavirus response with state leadership, as well as the mayors of Fargo, Grand Forks, and Bismarck. She praised the states commitment to testing, as well as the Governors Vulnerable Population Protection Plan. Both Dr. Birx and the governor…

Replay Games offers ‘Virtual Learning Environment’ for hybrid learning students

FARGO, N.D. – Replay Games in Downtown Fargo is offering a unique and fun way for kids to handle hybrid learning. Parents can sign them up to take their virtual classes. Supervision, as well as help with classwork and homework will be available on site. When kids finish their schoolwork, they will be awarded with time to play video games….

Vector Control addresses Monarch Butterfly deaths after mosquito spraying

FARGO, N.D. – Cass County Vector Control’s director calls the demise of thousands of monarch butterflies across the Fargo-Moorhead area an unfortunate consequence of aerial spraying. About 100 square miles were covered when crews sprayed for mosquitoes Wednesday night. Director Ben Prather says he was overwhelmed by complaints about mosquito numbers ahead of the application and now he’s hearing from…

Chamber Hosts Virtual 2020 ChamberChoice Awards

FARGO. N.D. – The annual ChamberChoice awards may be virtual this time, but that same energy they bring every year is still there. The ceremony celebrates important contributions made by businesses, non-profit organizations and entrepreneurs in Fargo, Moorhead and West Fargo. “This community has a lot to be proud of thanks in part to the wonderful businesses in this virtual…

Senator Tina Smith helps launch investigation into Postmaster General

WASHINGTON – Senator Tina Smith says an investigation is now underway into Postmaster General Louis DeJoy. It will look into the effects DeJoy’s changes are having on delivery times. Just yesterday he reversed course on removing mail sorting machines, closing dropoff locations, and cancelling overtime. They will also investigate alleged conflicts of interest that DeJoy has in over $70 million worth…