Author: Danielle Church

Concordia Celebrates Homecoming at Annual Parade

More than 65 participants were showcased in the festivities

MOORHEAD, Minn. —  As homecoming at the Metro’s universities come to an end, Concordia started the day with a parade. School officials say they’ve been planning the parade for about nine months. Sixty-five groups became a part of the street festivities from local businesses to student-run organizations. Thousands of attendees enjoyed the floats, bikes and trailers parading across 8th Street….

Alumni Remember College Years at NDSU Homecoming

Many of their family members have attended North Dakota State as well

FARGO, N.D. — Greg Holte fell in love with NDSU as a senior in high school. “I came and marched with the Gold Star band during halftime of the game and I believe it was during homecoming,” Holte said. “That’s what really hooked me.” He graduated from the university in 1974. You can now find him every Saturday at the one…

Pharmacists, NDSU Pharmacy School Tackle Opioid Crisis

The university recieved an $11,000 grant in July which they used for the seminar

FARGO, N.D. — Drugs containing opioids do not discriminate. “Problems with opioids can crop up with any person,” said Amy Werremeyer, psychiatric pharmacist at Sanford Health. “You can never predict who it will impact next,” said Siri Burck, NDSU third-year pharmacy student. According to the CDC, more than 91 percent of Americans die every day from opioid addiction. At NDSU Pharmacy School, students…

Moorhead Police Department Adds Three New Officers to the Streets

Family members then pinned each officer's badge onto their uniform

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Three new candidates have earned a spot with Moorhead’s men and women in blue. After a speech from Chief David Ebinger, Mayor Del Rae Williams swore Anastacia Hermes, Nathan Taylor and Paul Skoglund into the Moorhead Police Department. Family members then pinned each officer’s badge onto their uniform. Hermes said she wanted to become a police officer…

Greywind Family Retains High-Powered Attorney, Suspect Pleads Not Guilty

The Greywinds have hired Gloria Allred as their attorney in the murder case of Savanna Greywind

FARGO, ND — Brooke Crews was back in court. Crews and William Hoehn are charged with the disappearance and murder of 22-year-old Savanna Greywind. Greywind’s family has also retained a high-powered attorney. “In count one, you’re charged with conspiracy to commit murder. In count two, you’re charged with conspiracy to commit kidnapping,” Judge Frank Racek said. “In count three, you’re charged…

Packed Courtroom for Greywind Murder Suspect’s Hearing

Greywind's mother and sister were in attendance, including friends of the family

FARGO, ND — Brooke Crews was back in court. Crews and William Hoehn are charged with the disappearance and murder of 22-year-old Savanna Greywind. It was a packed courtroom as Crews plead not guilty to charges of conspiracy to commit murder, kidnapping and providing false information to police officers. Crews’ attorney advised her not to enter the pleas herself, so…

Runnings Opens First Regional Store in Moorhead

the building used to be a kmart which closed last december

FARGO, ND —  You don’t need to “run” all over town anymore to get most of your errands done, thanks to the opening of Runnings. This is the first store the company has opened in the area and originates in Marshall, Minnesota. Runnings has a little bit for everyone. “We’re not just a farm type store,” said store manager Stan…

Community Voices Opinions On Safety, Homeless, Housing in Downtown Fargo

Fargo planning department, police department, Prairie Roots Food Co-Op, Homeless Coalition were all in attendance

FARGO, ND — Downtown Fargo could see some major changes in the future, but before anything is set in stone, people in the community are getting the chance to voice their opinions. The Fargo Downtown Neighborhood Association (DNA) hosted a meeting at Revland Gallery to discuss everything from safety to the homeless population. The first point on the agenda was one…

Great Plains Sends 26,000 Pounds of Food to Houston Food Bank

the Feeding America Disaster Response team reached out to the food bank for their help

FARGO, ND — Hurricane Harvey may not be in Texas anymore, but it’s a long road to recovery for victims. Great Plains Food Bank is helping out by sending more than 26,000 pounds of food, 270 gallons of water and disaster supplies to Houston’s food bank. Great Plains is one of many food banks the Feeding America Disaster Response team reached…

Nerd Day Raises Money for Public Television

People came dressed as Star Wars characters, king and queens and Clifford the Big Red Dog

FARGO, N.D. — People in the metro embraced their inner nerd to help keep public television alive.  Prairie Public put on a Nerd Walk where people raised money to support public television in the metro. Star Wars characters, kings, queens and Clifford the Big Red Dog are just a few of the costumes people wore to show what makes them geek…