Author: Heather Vikre

Proposal for Syringe Service Program in Grand Forks to Reduce Hepatitis C

Between 2017 and 2018 there has been a 78% increase in the rate of Hepatitis C in Grand Forks County

GRAND FORKS, N.D.– Health officials host a meeting to talk about a proposal to combat an increase of Hepatitis C in Grand Forks County. Between 2017 and 2018 there has been a 78% increase in the rate of Hepatitis C in Grand Forks County. But a proposal for a syringe service program could be the intervention that brings those numbers…

Barnesville School District Passes $27 Million Bond Referendum for Repairs

The money will be used to repair and upgrade Atkinson Elementary and Barnesville High School, expand the auditorium, and build an overhead walkway between the two schools

BARNESVILLE, Minn.–Voters in Barnesville pass a 27 million dollar school bond referendum for improvements at the elementary and high school. The money will be used to repair and upgrade Atkinson Elementary and Barnesville High School, expand the auditorium, and build an overhead walkway between the two schools. The proposal has been in the works for 4 years and it has…

Thousands Come Out to Meet NDSU Athletes for Bison Fan Day

Thousands of people came out to Bison Fan Day to meet the Fall sports teams at NDSU

FARGO, N.D.–Bison fans are showing their NDSU pride and meeting with players they usually only see on TV or on the field or court. Thousands of people came out to Bison Fan Day to meet the Fall sports teams at NDSU. “I got in line starting at 10 am this morning and waiting in line,” said super fan Scott ‘Icon’…

“Rudy” Ruettiger Gives Inspiring Speech to Local High School Athletes

More than 300 high school athletes and coaches came to Fargo South High School for the 6th annual Eastern Dakota Conference Leadership Academy

FARGO, N.D. — Student athletes and coaches across eastern North Dakota are meeting to learn about leadership from the inspiration for the movie “Rudy.” More than 300 high school athletes and coaches came to Fargo South High School for the 6th annual Eastern Dakota Conference Leadership Academy. Speakers gave presentations about having confidence in themselves as athletes, and to work…

WF Police Department Brings Community together for Night to Unite

It's a night for community members to come out and learn from nearly 60 different booths about the work that people like police Chief Heith Janke do every day

WEST FARGO, N.D.– The West Fargo Police Department hosts its annual Night to Unite to bring the community together with public safety agencies in the area. It’s a night for community members to come out and learn from nearly 60 different booths about the work that people like police Chief Heith Janke do every day. “It’s important that you know…

Free School Portraits by Lifetouch

Wednesday from 10-6 you can bring your child by Ramada on 13th Avenue South to get their picture taken, no matter which school they attend.

FARGO, N.D.– Lifetouch of Fargo is offering free school portraits to kids in the area. Wednesday from 10 AM to 6 PM you can bring your child by Ramada on 13th Avenue South to get their picture taken, no matter which school they attend. Families will receive an 8×10 picture for a small shipping fee of five dollars per child….

Sanford Health Hosting Sports Physical Blitz for the Next Two Weeks

More than 30 million student athletes need medical clearance to play sports every year

FARGO, N.D.– Sanford Health is hosting Sports Physical Blitz walk–in’s to young athletes before school starts. More than 30 million student athletes need medical clearance to play sports every year. “It’s really important for all athletes to get physicals, so that we know that they are healthy and can participate in all sports,” says Nurse Practitioner, Autumn Nelson. Physicals give…

Meeting Face-to-Face With Voters for Summerfest 2019

It's the 20th year that the Cass County Democratic-NPL is hosting Summerfest to get information to local voters

  FARGO, N.D.– Summerfest 2019 is bringing voters face to face with their state legislators. It’s the 20th year that the Cass County Democratic-NPL is hosting Summerfest to get information to local voters. And this year, legislators hope to get to know the people they serve a little better. “One of the things I really enjoy about Summerfest is being…

The Shoppes At Blu Host Customer Appreciation Block Party

The Shoppes at Blu is hosting a block party to let customers know how grateful they are for shopping local

FARGO, N.D.–Small businesses are showing their customer appreciation. The Shoppes at Blu is hosting a block party to let customers know how grateful they are for shopping local. The party is free to attend and has food trucks, games, prizes and shopping discounts. The Shoppes at Blu says they are dedicated to creating a unique local shopping destination for their…

Local Dairy Queens Host Miracle Treat Day Fundraiser

The fundraiser is for the Children's Miracle Network benefiting Sanford children's

FARGO, N.D.– Local Dairy Queens are hosting the 14th annual Miracle Treat Day. The fundraiser is for the Children’s Miracle Network benefiting Sanford Children’s Hospital. Participating Dairy Queens will donate $1 or more for every blizzard and blizzard coupon purchased during the day. 9–year–old Miracle Network Child Jade Hewson, was at the Dairy Queen on Prosperity Way to thank people…