Author: Heather Vikre

Ten-Thousand Runners Take on 15th Annual Fargo Marathon, Half Marathon, 10k

Almost 10,000 people filled the Fargo dome for race day even though it was pouring rain outside

  FARGO, N.D.– Runners taking part in the 15th annual Fargo Marathon got a little wet today, but that didn’t mean the race was over for them. Almost 10,000 people filled the Fargo dome for race day, even though it was pouring rain outside. Some participants dressed for the rain by wearing raincoats and hats, and for others it looked…

Horace Mann Students Put on The Fairest Musical of Them All

The show will feature around sixty students from grades one through five

FARGO, N.D– Students from Horace Mann Roosevelt Elementary are putting on the fairest musical of them all: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. The show will feature around sixty students from grades one through five. The Missoula Children’s Theater is leading the student production and brought in set pieces, props and costumes for the musical. Organizers say it’s important to…

Construction on Main Ave. & 21st/20th St. to Start 24-Hour Work

Construction is nothing new in our area, but some residents in Moorhead will be hearing workers and machines around the clock

MOORHEAD, Minn.– Construction season is fully underway and you can expect plenty of detours throughout the summer. Work in Moorhead will have employees hammering throughout the night. Construction is nothing new in our area, but some residents in Moorhead will be hearing workers and machines around the clock. Starting June 4 the Moorhead railroad underpass project will have a new…

Fix-it-Forward Fundraiser Raising Money to Help People With Transportation

Fix it Forward Ministry helps people in the metro with their transportation issues

MOORHEAD, Minn.– Fix–it–Forward Auto Care is hosting its first open house, car show and silent auction at their shop to raise money for it’s nonprofit. Fix it Forward Ministry helps people in the metro with their transportation issues. The shop gives away old cars that have been donated to them, and fixes cars for people who can’t afford it. The…

A Stroke Survivor Wins An Award For His Recovery Progress

"That's not going to happen to someone like me," said stroke survivor Scott Hayden

FARGO, N.D.– A stroke survivor receives an award for the progress he made in his recovery. “That’s not going to happen to someone like me,” said stroke survivor, Scott Hayden. Scott and Kaye Hayden were on a camping trip when Kaye noticed her husband was acting strange. “I saw him walking around holding his head,” said Kaye. “So I leaned…

9th Annual VA2K Walk & Roll is Raising Awareness About Veteran Homelessness

Vets and the public participated in the two kilometer walk or wheelchair roll starting at the VA

FARGO, N.D.– The Fargo VA hosts its ninth annual VA2K Walk and Roll to support homeless veterans and an active lifestyle. Vets and the public participated in the two kilometer walk or wheelchair roll starting at the VA. Donations like nonperishable food and bottled water are accepted to help homeless veterans. Eleven years ago, it was estimated there were five…

“The Jacob Wetterling Documentary” Holds Trailer Party to Raise Money for the Film

For the past three and a half years, Chris Newberry and his team have been working closely with Jacob's parents, Patty and Jerry, to help tell their son's story

  FARGO, N.D.– Nearly 30 years ago, 11–year–old Jacob Wetterling was abducted from his Minnesota hometown and killed. Filmmaker Chris Newberry is telling Jacob’s story. For the past three and a half years, Chris Newberry and his team have been working closely with Jacob’s parents, Patty and Jerry, to help tell their son’s story. Chris grew up in Minnesota, an…

Superheroes Scale the Side of Sanford Medical Center

The volunteers from A and B Window Cleaning are sharing the superpower of joy with children at Cully's Cabin.

FARGO, N.D. — Patients’ Spidey senses are tingling at Sanford Medical Center. Not because criminals are afoot, but heroes. Superman, Batgirl, Mister Incredible and Spider-man descended on the hospital. The volunteers from A and B Window Cleaning are sharing the superpower of joy with children at Cully’s Cabin. Kids are beaming with pride at the sight of the masked vigilantes….

Fargo Marathon Adds New Course Option to Cyclothon

After four years of going strong, Fargo Marathon is adding to its Cyclothon

  FARGO, N.D.– Marathon week is kicking off with the fourth annual Fargo Marathon Cyclothon. This year, there’s a new course option for cyclists. After four years of going strong, Fargo Marathon is adding to its Cyclothon. Organizers are expanding it to include a 15 mile race along with the original 26.2 mile race to get more people involved. “I…

Kids Enjoy Littles Art Day at the Plains Art Museum

Littles Art day is for young children to enjoy things like a dance class, reading time, making art and performances by NDSU theater students.

FARGO, N.D.– Children, ages five and under, are dabbling in the some fun while also learning at the Plains Art Museum. Littles Art day is for young children to enjoy things like a dance class, reading time, making art and performances by NDSU theater students. Gaspers School of Dance, Fargo Public Library, and Kindermusik were also there to help kids…