Author: Danielle Church

Great Plains Delivers Its 175,000,000th Meal

It will get to Bismark by Tuesday

  FARGO, N.D. — After 36 years, Great Plains Food Bank delivers its 175,000,000th meal. Six pallets of food are headed for Bismarck and will be given to Ministry on the Margins. It’s a charitable feeding program that helps people released from prison or who struggle from addiction. Great Plains’ chief development officer Marcia Paulson says making such a milestone…

Jamestown Places 50,000 Sandbags in Flood Fight

the James River is at a flood stage of 12 feet

JAMESTOWN, N.D. — The city of Jamestown places 50,000 sandbags to protect houses from flooding. This comes after the city was slammed with too much rain in September and almost two feet of snow last week. With Halloween just around the corner, there’s a much different monster lurking in Jamestown. But it’s one city engineers didn’t see coming. “This is…

Fargo Mini Marathon Adds First-Ever Scoobtober Dog Run

The race was at Lindenwood Park

  FARGO, N.D. — The Fargo Mini Marathon is ending its three–day event with the Scoobtober Dog Run. The 1.5 mile course through Lindenwood Park brought together nearly one hundred furry friends and their owners. This is the first year the Scooby–Doo themed course is in town. Derek Johnson of Fargo is no stranger to dog runs. This is the…

Local Girl Scouts Building Interest in the Construction Industry

The competition is designed to help the girls work on team building, creativity and problem solving

  FARGO, N.D. — It’s a different kind of block party focusing on building young girls’ interest in the construction industry. The F–M National Association of Women in Construction chapter put on a competition for more than 50 Girl Scouts in the region. The girls created buildings using Legos. The chapter’s president says women make up about 10 percent of…

Drekker Puts On Third Annual Fall Crafts Market

34 vendors were at the brewery

  FARGO, N.D. — While the local weather may not have been something to celebrate this weekend, local creations are. “We have over 34 makers that have set up shop. They have a huge variety of products that they’ve made from macrame goods to pet treats to hot mustard. They’ve come from Bismarck, the Lakes area and most are from…

Shots Fired in North Fargo Early Sunday Morning

Police say there is no danger to the public at this time

  FARGO, N.D. — A man is charged with terrorizing after Fargo Police get a call of shots fired around 4:30 this morning in North Fargo. Lt. Bill Ahlfeldt says two men and a woman had a disagreement at the Ashwood II Apartments on 10th Street and 30th Avenue North. He says no one was injured but officers found shell…

Two Men Rescued From Elm River

It happened around 5:00 a.m. Saturday morning

GRANDIN, N.D. — The Traill County and Cass County Sheriff’s Offices rescue two men stranded in the Elm River for nearly three hours this morning. Deputies found them in a pickup completely surrounded by water near Grandin around 5:00 a.m. 34–year–old Eric Kent and 33–year–old Chad Erickson, both of Grandin, told officers their truck went into the river around two….

Fargo Police Investigating Kidnapping

THE WOMAN WAS FOUND EARLIER THIS AFTERNOON

BARNES COUNTY, N.D. — Fargo Police is investigating the kidnapping of a woman who was found earlier this afternoon. Officers say 33–year–old Kristin Hettervig told her brother she was kidnapped by her ex–boyfriend, 41–year–old Matthew Hanson. Police asked for the public’s help in finding the white pick–up they may have been traveling in. Hettervig and Hanson were found in Rural…

Serve With the Herd: NDSU Celebrates Homecoming By Giving Back

More than 100 students volunteered at local organizations

FARGO, N.D. — Homecoming week is all about celebrating the pride you have for your school. But at NDSU, students are showing off their Bison spirit by doing something nice for someone else while also changing their point of view. “Being able to go and give that relief back to others and kind of see what’s around you rather than…

Fargo, West Fargo Police Share Message of Unity Through Rap Battle

this is the fourth year they've put on the celebration

FARGO, N.D. — A message of unity between police and community members is ringing through Fargo. Kids got on stage to rap with hip–hop artist Kaboose and Fargo officer Michael Bloom. The goal of the fourth annual Fargo United event is to build more trust between the police department and those they serve. Bloom says it’s especially important to get…