Danielle Church

Homeward Animal Shelter Hosts Second to Last Microchip Clinic of the Year

Veterinarians insert the chip in a dog or cat's shoulder

FARGO, N.D. — You probably never want to lose man’s, or woman’s, best friend. Homeward Animal Shelter offered a $20 microchip clinic, so pet owners never have to worry about that. Veterinarians place the chip between a cat or dog’s shoulder and neck. If you lose your pet, any vet, pound or shelter has a scanner to check the barcode on…

Pollinator Gardens Spring Up Around the Metro To Attract Birds, Bees, Butterflies

gardens are also at Orchard and Heritage Hills parks

FARGO, N.D. — Usually people try to avoid bugs but the Fargo Park District and Lake Agassiz Kiwanis Club are trying to get their attention instead. Now the organizations are getting all kinds of critters to beautify the metro. A tiny field at Mickelson Park in Fargo was once a space for weeds to grow. “It wasn’t being used by the…

Fargo VA Gets News Set of Wheels to Transport Patients

The car is a 2019 Ford Flex

FARGO, N.D. — The Fargo VA has a new set of wheels to transport veterans to their appointments. Disabled American Veterans (DAV) of North Dakota handed over the keys to a 2019 Ford Flex to the VA. It’s just one of 13 vehicles across North Dakota and Minnesota which help provide transportation to veterans who have no other way to a…

Musicians, Audience Can’t Escape Rhythm and Blues at 24th Annual “Jass” Festival

El Zagal Shrine started hosting the celebration as a going away party for a musician going into the army

FARGO, N.D. — The United States is a melting pot, and so is its music. Jazz was created in the early 1900’s, taking its ingredients from European, African and Caribbean styles of music. It’s the type of “groove” you could feel at Fargo’s “Jass” Festival, which celebrated one of America’s first art forms created in New Orleans. Jazz not only gives an…

Politicians Urging People to Remember to Vote on August 14

Congressman Tim Walz has already called more than 10,000 people to remind them of the election

  MOORHEAD, Minn. — Congressmen Tim Walz and Collin Peterson stop in Moorhead just two days before the primaries. Because it’s an election date that relies so much on turnout, Walz and Peterson are urging people to cast their ballots. Walz has made over 10,000 calls to voters to get them out to Tuesday’s primaries. The election will decide if Walz,…

Secretary of Homeland Security Learns About Drones’ Impact on Border Security at Grand Sky

Secretary of Air Force Heather Wilson will visit Grand Sky on August 20

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — A few weeks ago Secretary of Interior Ryan Zinke was in Fargo. Now all eyes are on North Dakota yet again as another member of President Donald Trump’s cabinet makes a visit to our region. This time Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen is in Grand Forks to learn how drones can impact border security. When it…

NDSU, UND Investing in More Research

Each university will ask the state for $50 million

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — NDSU and UND may have a sports rivalry, but the schools have a partnership when it comes to academics. Both universities invest about $225 million a year on research. NDSU President Dean Bresciani and UND President Mark Kennedy are now asking for $100 million, $50 million for each, from the state to expand research programs at the…

Flood Diversion Projects Plan “B” Moving Along

They expect to get an answer from the DNR by the end of the year

FARGO, N.D. — The Fargo–Moorhead Flood Diversion Project is part of a waiting game right now. “The intent is to build this in six years. With the work that the governor, all of the local energists have done, once we get through the DNR permit process, we’re now in position to actually do it because we have the federal funding…

Fargo’s Town and Country Credit Union Celebrates Back to School Success

They had a party and collected school supplies for kids at the local, non-profit CHARISM

FARGO, N.D. — In just a few weeks, kids all over the metro will be headed back to school. Fargo’s Town and Country is celebrating with a a free lunch at their Back to School party. As a way to escape the heat, the bank also had face painting indoors for kids. Town and Country Credit Union also took the opportunity…

Make-A-Wish Surprises Five-Year-Old in Jamestown

Arianna Walch was diagnosed with Batten disease in April

JAMESTOWN, N.D. — It doesn’t take long for Arianna Walch to get hooked to the slides at the playground, especially now that she has one of her very own right at home. “She doesn’t daredevil out by herself too much and walk on her on because she’s afraid of falling. But when she saw the slide, she was ready to…