Author: Danielle Church

City of Fargo Considers Making Changes to 17th Avenue South Corridor

things like adding turn lanes and bike lanes are possibles additions

FARGO, ND — Some changes could be coming to the 17th Avenue South corridor in Fargo. However, not everyone living in that area agrees with those changes. Diane Roehrich has lived on 17th Avenue South for more than 20 years. She says she’s not happy with how things have changed over the years. “The traffic over the years has gotten worse,”…

F-M Welcomes New Community Members with Celebration

there will be another party in the spring for those who couldn't attend

FARGO, ND — It doesn’t matter if you’ve lived in Fargo-Moorhead all your life or just moved a few days ago, everyone was invited to the F-M Welcome Party. The Greater Fargo Moorhead Economic Development Corporation hosted the party to let everyone see what makes the metro a great place to live by getting to know the people that live here….

North Dakota Women’s Network Teaches How to be an Ally to Communities of Color

they taught people about how to handle racism and oppression

FARGO, N.D. — The North Dakota Women’s Network taught people in the metro about racism and oppression to give them with the tools they can use to become allies. In December of 2016, a man tried to forcibly remove a Muslim woman’s hijab on a Southwest flight from Chicago to Albuquerque. People sat by and watched as the man shouted “take…

Vintage Media Up for Sale at the Eighth Annual Record Fair

Records, cassettes, books and CD's ranging in price from $1 to $200 were available

FARGO, N.D. — Since organizers started the Fargo Record Fair eight years ago, they say it’s become bigger than they ever expected. Physical media connoisseurs thumbed through more than 100,000 records to add to their collection.  Cassettes, books and CD’s from $1 to $200 were also available. Organizers say they started the fair because they wanted to bring the Valley’s music…

Boo at the Zoo Breaks Attendance Records

Over 6,000 people attended the annual Halloween event

FARGO, N.D. — The Red River Zoo broke records when more than 6,000 people dressed up for their annual trick-or-treating event. Every single staff member comes together every year to put on Boo at the Zoo.  It offers kids a fun and safe early Halloween celebration.  It wasn’t just kids who got candy though. Even the animals got some special treats. …

Maple Family Dental Offers Free Clinic for Fargo’s Homeless Residents

they saw more than 15 patients

FARGO, ND — Maple Family Dental got out of the office and into a homeless shelter to help those who can’t always afford to get their teeth cleaned. Dave Weatherly has never had his teeth cleaned at the dentist. “It’s a good feeling to be able to get it done. I’m not much of a lover of dentists,” Weatherly said. Now…

Sen. Klobuchar, Rep. Peterson Talk with Local Leaders on the Farm Bill

The proposal supports rural development projects, conservation programs, the agriculture industry and the Rural Energy for America program

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Senator Amy Klobuchar and Congressman Collin Peterson are meeting with farmers, business owners and community leaders from across Minnesota to hear their opinions on the proposed Farm Bill. The proposal supports rural development projects, conservation programs, the agriculture industry and the Rural Energy for America program. Peterson says he wants to hear from those the bill impacts…

Dick Beardsley Gives Motivational Speech to NDSU Students

he talked about running in the 1982 Boston Marathon, the opioid addiction he battled and the death of his son

FARGO, ND — Long distance runner and Guinness World Record Holder, Dick Beardsley, gives motivational speeches at Fortune 500 companies, prisons, sporting events and now, NDSU. Beardsley, who is from Minnesota, was invited to speak as part of the College of Business’ Wold Lecture Series, which help students understand ethics and leadership. Beardsley talked to students about coming in second place…

Fargo’s Blaze Pizza Opens, Giving Away Free Pizza Until 11 P.M.

The line started around 10 a.m. inside and was all the way out the door by noon

FARGO, ND — Blaze Pizza is officially open and to celebrate, they’re giving away free pizzas. The line started around 10 a.m. inside and was all the way out the door by noon. The only requirement is that you have to follow Blaze Pizza on any social media page such as Facebook or Twitter. One of the franchisees at Blaze…

Five North Dakota Tribal Nation Flags Added to the Fargo Air Museum

the goal is to educate North Dakotans about the state's Native American culture

FARGO, ND — Five North Dakota Tribal Nations have presented the Fargo Air Museum with a new gift. The nations presented their flags to air museum officials to be hanged so visitors to the tourist attraction can learn a little more about North Dakota’s Native American culture. One tribal leader says he has tried to put the flags in the state…