Author: Emily Welker

LIVE: Tip a Cop for Special Olympics

Tip your server. Or he's coming for you.

Here’s a hot tip for anyone who’s planning to eat out Tuesday and Wednesday: make sure you tip your server. Or he or she is coming for you — and they’re armed. All kidding aside, this might be one of your best chances this year to make a difference in our community. For the thirteenth year in a row, law…

LIVE: Down Home Hoedown

Kick up your heels and raise some funds while you're at it.

Moving into a brand-new house is always something to celebrate. Moving someone who’s been chronically homeless into a brand new house — and making sure they’ve got the resources they need to turn it into a home, right down to the bed, dishes and furnishings — is worth a pretty big party. That’s what’s happening this weekend to one of…

LIVE: Pet Connection: Meet Harrington

Want a kiss from a handsome young fellow? Harrington's your guy.

He may be only 12 weeks old, but handsome little Harrington already has his charm game down pat. The black domestic shorthair kitten came in to Homeward Animal Shelter from the local pound, and he’s hardly stopped purring since then. Harrington gets along with everybody, old friend or stranger. Homeward Animal Shelter’s Heather Klefstad accompanied him on his visit to…

Thinking Green: Plastic Water Bottles

Stay hydrated and help out the planet, too.

We know plastics tend to escape, degrade, and make their way out into the environment in places you’d least expect – or want – to find them. But did you ever think about how your hydration habit could be part of the problem? Danny Lipford breaks down plastic water bottles for us in today’s Thinking Green. Categories: Morning – Features

Ask Danny: Standing Water

Avoid that draining feeling with these helpful tips.

It’s been a pretty soggy stretch of days for a lot of us in the Red River Valley and you may be looking at standing water on your property. Let Danny Lipford drain your problems away in this week’s Ask Danny. Categories: Morning – Features

LIVE: Out of the Darkness Walk

Finding a little light to lead your way out of the darkness.

It’s a difficult subject, and a dark place to find yourself in. And strange as it may seem, to some people, talking about suicidal thoughts and mental health struggles may be almost as scary as actually going through them. That’s why, for years now, the activists from Out of the Darkness Fargo-Moorhead area walk have been working to save lives…

LIVE: Fargo and West Fargo United

Make your first meeting with local police a happy one.

When you come face to face with members of the local police force, it’s often times not under the best of circumstances. This weekend, Fargo and West Fargo police are looking to change that. They’re holding a family–friendly event, this Friday and Saturday night, to get some face time with the folks in their community who they work to keep…

LIVE: Honor Flight Prepares for Takeoff

The fall flight is just weeks away, and you can help them achieve liftoff.

The fall Honor Flight that will bring many of the region’s veterans to see the Washington, D.C. and the monuments that honor them is only a few weeks away. For many of these veterans, the nation’s capital is a sight they’ve never seen before. And for a few, it may be their final chance to do so. One of this…

Fire Crews at Business Fire in Moorhead

Firefighters brought in additional hoses to help extinguish the fire.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Sprinklers help contain a fire at a Moorhead company that has a history with flames breaking out. Crews responded to the Pactiv Corporation building along 42nd street south around seven this morning. The company manufactures and distributes food packaging. Firefighters found smoke coming from the main part of the building and the loading bay. Moorhead Fire Department…

LIVE: HOPE Inc. to International Youth Sled Hockey Tourney

Take Two of the Miracle on Ice.

American hockey players versus Russian players almost always equals a scintillating time on the ice. And this time around, HOPE Inc. is amping up the excitement. That’s because for the first time ever, their standout adaptive athletes are invited to face off against Russia as well as the top American youth teams in the first-ever International Youth Sled Hockey Tournament….