Author: Danielle Church

People Waited In Line to Find The Best Black Friday Shopping Deals

most people said they were looking for Televisions

FARGO, ND — People waited outside for hours at stores around the metro to start getting their Black Friday deals. Ah, Thanksgiving. A day filled with turkey, expanding waste lines and family. But not for this guy. “I haven’t had a Thanksgiving meal in probably five years,” said Michael Schumacher. Schumacher prefers Black Friday deals over the traditional Thanksgiving menu. He’s been…

Spending Thanksgiving at the Movies

new films include Justice League, Coco and Darkest Hour

FARGO, ND — Thanksgiving isn’t just a time for people to appreciate each other’s company and the turkey at dinner. People also take the time to appreciate movies and go see them with their family. Many lined up all day at Marcus Century Cinema to see some of the new films out including Justice League, Coco and Darkest Hour. Some families…

LIVE: People Lining Up at Businesses All Over the Metro Ready to Snag Deals

Many Black Friday shoppers say they're trying to get their Christmas shopping done before they even eat their Thanksgiving dinner

FARGO, ND — People have been waiting outside for hours at stores around the metro to start getting their Black Friday deals. Many Black Friday shoppers say they’re trying to get their Christmas shopping done before they even eat their Thanksgiving dinner. People started lining up at places like Best Buy, Kohl’s and West Acres early this afternoon. Every shopper…

Crowds Gather at Marcus Theaters for Thanksgiving Movie Time

People also take the time to appreciate movies and go see them with their family

FARGO, ND — Thanksgiving isn’t just a time for people to appreciate each other’s company and the turkey at dinner. People also take the time to appreciate movies and go see them with their family. Many lined up all day at Marcus Century Cinema to see some of the new films out including Justice League, Coco and Darkest Hour. Some…

Fargo Makes Top Ten List In Georgetown University Energy Competition

Five million dollars will be awarded to the winner in December

FARGO, ND — Fargo is a top ten finalist out of 50 cities competing in the Georgetown University Energy competition. A $5 million prize will be awarded to the city that can show the most improvement in energy efficiency, sustainability and renewable efforts. Fargo is among the highest performing communities in the nationwide, multi-year competition based on total energy savings per…

Xcel Energy Holiday Lights Parade Wrap-Up

parents say seeing their kids' faces light up is part of the reason they make it every year

FARGO, ND — Thanksgiving may just be a few days away, but Fargo-Moorhead is already celebrating the Christmas season. The Xcel Energy Holiday Lights Parade brought many people out in the cold to get in the holiday spirit. For some, the holiday season is about coming together. “It represents us. It represents the community, it represents the cheer. Really it’s all…

Senator Hoeven Hosts Roundtable Discussion on Tax Relief

Hoeven specifically wanted to get input about how he could help middle class individuals and families

FARGO, ND — Senator John Hoeven held a roundtable to get community input about tax relief for North Dakotans. State manufacturers, exporters and agricultural industry leaders were all there to provide their thoughts on what should be done next. Hoeven specifically wanted to get input about how he could help middle class individuals and families. However, he says he hopes…

NDSU Getting More Young Girls Involved in STEM Activities

Girls in kindergarten through second grade made parachutes, safe houses and flashlights

FARGO, N.D. — NDSU engineers are trying to get more girls interested in the industry at a young age. About 12 percent of women are in engineering careers according to Bureau of Labor statistics, but just 11 percent of NDSU’s female students pursue engineering degrees. “In my classes, there will be like two girls and then you really bond with those…

Free Pick-Up Lacrosse Offered in Hopes of Expanding the Sport

they provided all the equipment

MOORHEAD, Minn. — People interested in playing lacrosse tried it out for free at Moorhead High School’s Fieldhouse. The Red River Valley Lacrosse Association provides all the equipment. Their goal is to get more teams into high schools around the metro. In Fargo-Moorhead, there has been a club team for more than five years, holding many junior varsity and varsity awards….

Special Olympics of North Dakota Trains Athletes, Coaches, Volunteers

they learned coaching techniques and public speaking

FARGO, N.D. — Special Olympics of North Dakota trained athletes and coaches at their state leadership conference. Coaches learned about strategic planning and proper teaching techniques. Athletes were taught leadership skills and public speaking. While the organization aims at using sports to change the lives of children and adults with intellectual disabilities, they also trained some volunteers. “The volunteers in our…