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Madison Elementary Third Graders Create Blankets for Children in Hospital

they wanted to brighten the kids' smiles this holiday season

FARGO, N.D. — Third graders at Madison Elementary in Fargo are trying to spread some holiday cheer for kids in the hospital. They made cozy, fleece tie-blankets to give to children at Ronald McDonald House in Fargo. Madison’s PTA came up with the idea as a way to get the kids more involved in helping the community. Each month a different…

Former Fargo Priest Accused of Molesting Two Teens Makes First Court Appearance

Bail for Fernando Sayasaya was set at $5 million

FARGO, N.D. — Fernando Sayasaya, the former Fargo Catholic priest accused of molesting two underage boys, made his initial court appearance. Over the course of 19 years, it took the Fargo and West Fargo Police Departments, the FBI, U.S. Marshals and the Philippines national police to capture and bring former Catholic priest Fernando Sayasaya back to North Dakota. “I’d be lying…

ND Dept. of Health Provides More Than 1,200 Homes with Radon Testing Kits

radon is an odorless, colorless gas

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo Cass Public Health teamed up with the North Dakota Department of Health Division of Air Quality to hand out free residential radon testing kits. Ever since a Casselton woman died last week from high levels of radon, the Department of Health has been receiving many requests for the kits. Radon is a chemical that comes out of…

Kids Get Certified in Snowmobile Safety Before Starting Their Engines

The class was for kids 12 and up

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Snowmobiling can be a fun winter sport for many but it can also get dangerous for new riders who aren’t used to the machine.  That’s why many kids strapped on their helmets for a Snowmobile Safety Class at Moorhead High School. For some families, winter isn’t just a cold and dark abyss. It’s a time when they can…

Pride of North Dakota Supports Local Entrepreneurs

Businesses are selling everything from popcorn to windchimes

FARGO, ND — Now is your chance to support North Dakota business owners and get your holiday shopping done all in one.  More than ten local entrepreneurs have set up shop at the Pride of North Dakota in West Acres Mall. You can find everything from popcorn, to wind chimes and all-natural, muscle relief sprays. Some businesses have been coming to…

More Than 650 Students Graduate at NDSU Winter Commencement

it includes 14 bison football players

FARGO, ND — More than 650 students walked across NDSU’s graduation stage to receive their diplomas. That includes 14 Bison football players who then left right after to prepare for tonight’s game. The ceremonies’ commencement speaker told students to always expect the unexpected, to not expect things to come easily and the graduates should be proud of this accomplishment. Senior Monica…

Bison Fans Hopeful for Victory at Semifinal Game

they tailgated all day outside the fargodome

FARGO, ND — Win and you’re in. NDSU is taking on Sam Houston State to advance to the FCS Championship. Bison fans have been outside the Fargodome all day tailgating. There really is no fan like a Bison fan. Not even the cold weather and snow can keep them from cheering on their beloved football team tonight. “We stay pretty cozy…

Local Students Celebrate College Graduation Day

this was the largest amount of students who that graduated from MSUM

REGIONAL — College students across the Red River Valley are trading in their textbooks for a cap, gown and degree as the winter graduation season begins. It’s one day to celebrate years of hard work. “It feels good. I’m ready to graduate and get out into the real world,” said MSUM senior Hunter Braten. But it’s also stripping away a title…

AARP Helping Seniors Improve Defensive Driving

senior citizens brushed up on their driving skills to get ready for winter season

FARGO, ND — With the dangerous conditions from icy roads, a group of senior citizens is brushing up on what it means to drive safely. If anyone knows about driving safely, it’s Robert Fugre. Not only was his career teaching people in the military how to drive heavy machinery, but he also has been brushing up on his own skills by…

Fargo Theatre Offering Holiday Concerts at Noon

it's free if you bring in a canned food item to donate to the f-m food pantry

FARGO, ND — You can enjoy some Christmas music and donate to people in need all at once. The American Theatre Organ Society and the Fargo Theatre are offering free noon-hour Christmas concerts to anyone that brings in a donation for the F-M Food Pantry. Their goal is to collect more than 1,000 pounds of food. Some say it’s the perfect…