Author: Chris Howard

Special Veterans Celebration Held At Touchmark at Harwood Groves

The staff set up a wall of memorabilia that many of the veterans had during their service overseas

FARGO, N.D. — Veterans at Touchmark at Harwood Groves were the guest of honor at a special celebration. In honor of their service, veterans were invited to stand and be recognized by staff, family, and friends at Touchmark. The staff set up a wall of memorabilia that many of the veterans had during their service overseas. A presentation by physical…

Unusual Arctic Blast Strands Women’s College Basketball Team in Fargo

The team is using the time to form a deeper bond with one another.

FARGO, ND – Cancelled. It’s the word no traveler wants to see on the departure board. For the Northern Illinois Huskies, it’s the word that’s keeping them from returning home, and here in Fargo for just a little bit longer. “This is the second worst experience I’ve had, but I love these girls so it makes it a lot better.”…

Community gives feedback on Fargo land development codes

FARGO, N.D. – The City of Fargo is taking a look at its land development codes at a community open house. The city is using a consulting company and the public’s feedback to help prepare a report that would identify key issues in the current codes. The report will determine if Fargo is able to support the development it is…

Retiree Returns to NDSU For New Musical Career

Mark Preston first graduated from the architecture program at NDSU 42 years ago.

FARGO, N.D.  – Mark Preston’s career as an architect has taken him around the world. He’s helped build great big things, and design fantastic buildings, like the Ralph Engelstad Arena in Thief River Fall. After his retirement, a single concert would bring a spark of urgency to start a new career. “It was a sort of evolving process. I had…

Cindy Williams Featured at Lecture Series in Fargo

Award winning actress and author Cindy Williams made an appearance in Fargo.

FARGO, N.D. – You probably know her best for her role as Shirley Feeney on the comedy series Laverne and Shirley. Williams spoke to a sold out crowd at the Holiday Inn as a guest of the Fargo Town Hall Lecture series. Her lecture covered the importance of comedy in life, and she shared many comedic stories of her journey…

Dorothy Day Food Pantry introduces Grocery Store-like Experience

The remodel helps defeat stigmas about food pantries.

MOORHEAD, Minn. – Churches United has transformed its Dorothy Day Food Pantry into a grocery store-like experience called the SuperShelf. The SuperShelf offers the ability for Churches United to provide more well-balanced meals than they were able to before, as well as, encouraging healthier options. The remodel is also intended to destigmatize food pantries by making them look more like a…

Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton Schools Hopeful to Pass $31.4 Million Bond Referendum

It's back to the polls Tuesday for people in the Dilworth Glyndon Felton School District.

DILWORTH, Minn. – “We just served about 900 kids in here, and if you look around through here, we have one serving line, and then this whole gym, this entire gym, is full of tables.” said Principal Heidi Critchley, as she points to the dual-purpose gym that also serves as the cafeteria. Making use of every available inch of space…

Businesses & non-profits learn about tech from Google employees

FARGO, N.D. – Small Businesses in our area are growing with Google. The free program Grow with Google is designed to teach computer literacy to job seekers, small businesses, and non-profits. Employees hosted workshops, one-on-one help and activities designed to help small businesses learn digital skills. The program also teaches those organizations how to use Google’s software to help enhance…

It’s not just about tricks or treats, Sanford Health gives tips on staying healthy & safe

FARGO, N.D. – The most exciting day of fall for kids everywhere is fast approaching, and for parents, it can be a stressful day for many reasons, including health and safety. Nationally, children are twice as likely to be killed on Halloween as compared to any other day of the year. It’s a harrowing statistic, but Sanford Health says that…