Author: Danielle Church

MSUM Kappa Sigma Takes Pie in the Face for Veterans

The fraternity is raising money for the Military Heroes Campaign

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Some Kappa Sigma fraternity brothers are taking a pie to the face for veterans in our region. For any free will donation, students and faculty at MSUM could throw some whip cream into the guys’ faces. The purpose of the event wasn’t just for some laughs, but to help raise money for the Military Heroes Campaign. It…

Local Group Rallying for Gun Sense in America

More than six million people are a part of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America across the country

  WEST FARGO, N.D. — About 100 Americans die every day from gun violence whether it be from a mass shooting, suicide or domestic violence. But Cheryl Billar no longer keeps victims of gun violence in her thoughts and prayers. “Two years ago when the school shooting at my nephew’s school, I started to care more and then Parkland happened….

Nearly 2,000 Concordia Students Ready to Start Fall Semester

Classes begin thursday

  MOORHEAD, Minn. — Getting through classes in college takes plenty of hard work but so does moving in just to get the year started. Nearly 2,000 students are attending Concordia College in Moorhead this year. Mikal Kenfield, the college’s director of residence life, says a little over half of the students enrolled also live on campus. While some parents…

NDSU Helps Farmers Create Succession Plan

There are two million farms in America, according to the USDA

  FARGO, N.D. — It wasn’t until after his father and grandfather passed in 2012 that Jon Bertsch decided to take over the family farm in Hillsboro. With it came the many challenges farmers face daily. “A lot of things are out of our control, mother nature,  the trade war, different things in regards to the ethanol industry. It’s harder to…

Biting Into Summer’s Colorado Peaches Fundraiser

the Fargo West rotary club has put on the event for 26 years

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo West Rotary Club is biting into the sweetest part of summer with their Colorado Peaches Fundraiser. The 26th annual event is one of two big fundraisers the group puts on each year. Proceeds go to charities throughout the F–M area. Peaches were ordered in advance. In its first year, the fundraiser sold about 15–hundred lugs of…

Calling for Action on Two-Year-Anniversary of Savanna Greywind’s Disappearance, Murder

Savanna's Act was blocked in the House in December

FARGO, N.D. — The memory of 22-year-old Savanna Greywind still lives on, as well as the pain that comes along with her tragic story. “My heart hurts a lot when I think of her and her family and that baby and the longing her spirit probably has for her daughter. And I never want to see that again for any…

Biotech Company Breaks Ground on 14-Acre Expansion in Fargo

it'll include three new buildings

FARGO, N.D. — Biotech company Aldevron breaks ground on a 14–acre expansion right here in Fargo. It will include three buildings next to its headquarters in south Fargo. Aldevron’s co–founders, Michael Chambers and John Ballantyne, both started their business at NDSU in 1998 as a way to create plasmid DNA for research scientists. Now one of the new buildings will…

Friends, Family, Alumni Cheer on Fargo Post 2

the game will continue tomorrow because of rain

  FARGO, N.D. — As Fargo’s Post Two team competes on a national stage, they’ve got plenty of fans cheering them on back home. Friends, family and alumni of the team all watched the third game of the American Legion World Series at Herds and Horns. Fargo Post two lost the first game in the series but won the second….

Fargo Food Truck Community to Remember Jay Halvorson September 17

Halvorson was shot to death in downtown Fargo this June

FARGO, N.D. — A man considered by many to be a leader in Fargo’s food truck scene was killed in June. Now his food truck family is coming together to remember him. Jason “Jay” Halvorson was shot in downtown Fargo during a confrontation. His body was found next to his Texas Q BBQ and Catering food truck. Halvorson’s former fiancé…