Author: Danielle Church

Fargo Man Kisses Animals to Raise Money for United Way

Monte Jones kissed chickens, a horse, sheep and a donkey

FARGO, N.D. — One local Fargo man decided to help raise money for the United Way by kissing animals. Monte Jones says his two least favorite things are the outdoors and animals, so, for $1 or more, he decided to conquer one of his fears and help an organization which he says does so much good for Fargo-Moorhead. Monte kissed chickens,…

North Dakota State Water Commission Uses New Technology to Locate Groundwater

The technique uses a helicopter with a giant, hoop-shaped antenna

FARGO, N.D. — The North Dakota State Water Commission is using a new technology to survey major groundwater supplies in the area. It involves using a helicopter with a giant, hoop-shaped antenna flying just 100 feet over Cass and Richland counties. The technology allows the water commission to collect data in just two weeks instead of what would normally take years…

Avoiding Facebook Scams During the Holiday Season

never wire money, send personal checks and never go alone to an in-person transaction

FARGO, ND — Facebook allows people to buy and sell anything they’d like, but consumer watchdogs say it’s not always easy to know who you can trust. Officials at the Better Business Bureau of North Dakota and Minnesota say social media can act as a playground for scammers. “You can be anybody you want to be on social media,” said Heather…

North Dakota’s Gun Deer Season Begins

it will run through November 26

FARGO, ND — One week after Minnesota hunters hit the woods, North Dakota’s gun deer season begins. Gun season opened at noon and will run through November 26th. Officials at the North Dakota Game and Fish Department remind people to always wear blaze orange. They encourage all hunters to let their group know when they’re about to pull the trigger. They…

Fans Celebrate at 2017 Dakota Bowl

Fans threw many teams a celebration after winning the game, providing lunch and congratulating them

FARGO, ND — The 2017 Dakota Bowl brought high school football teams from around the state, and all of their fans, to Fargo. Sue Moffet is one many fans who came out to the Fargodome to see her son play in his final game of his senior year. She says she has no words to describe how proud she is of…

Fargo’s Emergency Food Pantry Almost Empty

canned meats, canned vegetables, dairy products, peanut butter and tuna are needed

FARGO, ND — November and December are the busiest months for the Emergency Food Pantry in Fargo. They’re running out of supplies and may not have enough to help people out this winter season. Lillia Torres has gotten her groceries from Fargo’s Emergency Food Pantry since it first opened more than 40 years ago. “It’s a big relief of stress when…

NDSU Dance Team Learns Self-Defense with MPX Fitness’ Mariah Prussia

they learned how to do chokeholds and Brazilian and Jiu Jitsu

FARGO, ND — One in four college women are sexually assaulted. That is why the NDSU Dance Team and the Voice’s Moriah Formica learned a few self-defense moves at MPX Fitness. They learned how to use their voice when someone makes them uncomfortable in order to scare the person away. Instructor Mariah Prussia also taught the women how to defend themselves…

Cass Clay Food Commission Working to Put Healthier Food Options in Corner Stores

the cass clay food commission is using a blueprint to model how other towns across the U.S. put more healthy food in gas stations, convenience stores

FARGO, ND — When you go to the gas station or a convenience store, there typically aren’t many healthy options. Cass Clay Food Commission says they’re trying to change that. The Cass Clay Food Commission says the number one food trend they’re seeing across the F-M area is that people want more access to locally grown items. “We’ve seen kind of…

Moorhead School Board’s Newest Member Thanks Supporters

she will begin her position on the moorhead school board at the end of the month

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Kara Gloe says she’s glad all the work has paid off after winning her seat on the Moorhead School Board. Gloe came out on top out of a field of 13 candidates for the one year term on the board. She says her family was a huge help because her daughters went door to door with her to…

Fergus Falls City Officials Working to Keep Target Location Open

the store is supposed to close this february

FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — As we reported last night, Target in Fergus Falls will close nest year. City officials and members of the community are working to keep the doors from shutting on February 3. Marilyn Olhoft drives 40 miles to get to the nearest Target. Now that the retail chain is closing its Fergus Falls location, she’ll have to…