Author: Danielle Church

MSUM Students Learn How to Plan a Super Bowl

A 10–day festival for the Super Bowl beginning January 26 and will run up to the game on February 4

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A lot of prep goes into putting on the Super Bowl. MSUM students learned how they can eventually plan something as big as Super Bowl 52 from one of Minnesota’s planning members. As the most watched T.V. broadcast every year, the Super Bowl gives viewers a peek inside a major U.S. city. “When they pan back to the…

A Public Art Piece is Unveiled Downtown and Yes, You Can Take a Selfie

the project cost $10,000 and supports local art

FARGO, ND — There’s a new spot in town where the Fargo Park District encourages you to take plenty of selfies. The Park District and the F-M Convention and Visitors Bureau teamed up to unveil a public art piece downtown. Each group contributed $5,000 to the project, which supports local art. They wanted an artist who could capture the spirit of…

Medicare Enrollment Counselors Available for North Dakota Seniors

North Dakotans can choose their best coverage option with assistance from trained, volunteer counselors from now until December 5

NORTH DAKOTA — Anyone 65 and over can review, plan or shop their Medicare Part D insurance with a little help. North Dakotans can choose their best coverage option with assistance from trained, volunteer counselors from now until December 5. People must bring a list of their medications, a Medicare card and their Medicare Plan D prescription drug plan card….

Lieutenant B.J. Maxson Announces Candidacy for Grand Forks County Sheriff

primary elections begin in June and the general election will be held in November 2018

GRAND FORKS, ND — Grand Forks County Lieutenant B.J. Maxson is the fourth person to announce his candidacy for sheriff. Other candidates include UND police officer Danny Weigel, former deputy Mike Lee and Grand Forks County Sgt. Andy Schneider. Maxson has been in law enforcement for 23 years and says one of the main reasons he wants to run is because…

Activists Deliver Message of Inclusion at Standing for Humanity Celebration

people gave speeches, a memorial was held for victims of las vegas shootings and funds were raised for hurricane victims in Puerto Rico

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Some say peace is invaluable. “Peace is more precious than diamonds or silver or gold,” Ruth Buffalo said. People in Moorhead are fighting for peace after events like the Las Vegas shootings and the Charlottesville protests. “Somebody died in that particular rally and that was heartbreaking,” said Rebel Marie, a Standing for Humanity organizer. “It was very sad…

Teams Pull Concrete Mixer for Breast Cancer Research

the american cancer society sponsored the event

FARGO, N.D. — Teams of eight pulled a 34,000-pound concrete mixer to help fight breast the Pink Powerhouse Pull. It was all for the first annual Pink Powerhouse Pull to help breast cancer research. The American Cancer Society sponsored the pull, silent auction and after party. Strong-armed activists say they’re pulling off this heavy stunt to send a message. “It’s…

Hope Inc. Holds Free Sled Hockey Open House

The goal was to show people with physical challenges they are not alone

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Able-bodied people took the chance to be in a disabled person’s seat in the hockey rink.  Hope Inc. held their free open house for anyone who wanted to try out sled hockey. It gave friends and family the opportunity to know what it’s like trying to play the sport. One Hope Inc. official says the most important part…

F-M Symphony Showcases Eastern Music at Carl Ben Eielson Middle School

They previewed part of their show "Music After Dark"

FARGO, N.D. — The F-M Symphony stopped by Carl Ben Eielson Middle School to take kids on a journey to the Middle East. A clarinetist and composer from the symphony taught students all about Middle Eastern and Eastern European music. They learned things like breathing techniques and what goes into practicing an instrument. Members of the symphony say they wanted…

BBB Advises How to Avoid Becoming a Victim of Cyber Attacks

More than 60 percent of americans have already been hacked this year

FARGO, N.D. — Sensitive information belonging to millions of Americans was hacked in the Equifax breach earlier this year. But why are so many people vulnerable? Even people who work in cyber security are at risk of being hacked. “I teach this all day long and yet I was still hacked, so I might have made a purchase at a coffee…

The United Way Teams Up with Volunteers to Help Seniors on Annual Day of Caring

volunteers helped out with all kinds of household chores

FARGO, ND — The United Way’s annual Day of Caring paired volunteers with more than 470 senior citizens to help out with household chores. Some companies, such as Microsoft, have been volunteering for years to lend a helping hand. Muriel Domm moved into her home two years ago because she said it was time to downsize. “My kids laugh at me…