Author: Heather Vikre

The Thunderbirds Are Back and Preparing for the Fargo Airsho

This is the second time the Thunderbirds have performed in Fargo, and they were the main event at one of the first Airshos in Fargo.

  FARGO, N.D.–The Air Force Thunderbirds are back in Fargo to show off their skills at the Airsho. This is the second time the Thunderbirds have performed in Fargo, and they were the main event at one of the first shows in Fargo. Major Michelle Corran is just one of 12 women out of the 130 Thunderbird pilots. She decided…

13th Fargo Airsho Ready to Take Flight

Gates open at 9 am both Saturday and Sunday, and the show starts at 11

FARGO, N.D.–The 13th annual Fargo Airsho is this weekend and performers are getting ready to show off their skills in the sky. Gates open at 9 am both Saturday and Sunday, and the show starts at 11. With more than 30,000 people expected to watch, pilots need to be on their A–game. The Thunderbird’s and other planes and pilots will…

Fargo PD Releases Dash Cam Video of Traffic Stop Turned Aggressive

Dash cam video shows police pulling over 26–year–old Abraham Nyei

FARGO, N.D.–Fargo Police has released video of an incident that turned aggressive Monday. “I never expected something like this to come out of the Fargo Police Department,” said Abraham Nyei, the man arrested. “I really think they responded appropriately to the situation,” said chief David Todd, Fargo Police. Dash cam video shows police pulling over 26–year–old Abraham Nyei. Officers  say…

West Fargo Astronaut Talks About His ‘Out of This World’ Job with Local Kids

It's the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission putting man on the moon and a local astronaut is sharing his experience at NASA and in space with local kids

WEST FARGO, N.D.– A West Fargo High School graduate is talking about seeing something less than one percent of people have seen: space. It’s the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission putting man on the moon and a local astronaut is sharing his experience at NASA and in space with local kids. “What’s your favorite part about being in…

North Dakota Horse Park to Hold Races This Weekend

You can watch races, place bets and enjoy other activities like a poker tournament, a sloppy joe eating contest and more

FARGO, N.D.– Horse Racing is back at the North Dakota Horse Park in Fargo the next two weekends. You can watch races, place bets and enjoy other activities like a poker tournament, a sloppy joe eating contest and more. Admission is $5 per day, kids 10 and under get in for free and parking is also free. Because of the…

Lutheran Church Moves into Jewish Synagogue in Fargo

In 2013 St. Mark's Lutheran Church had low numbers, forcing them to sell their building which is now Sanctuary Events Center

FARGO, N.D.– A Lutheran Church and Jewish Synagogue are coming together to promote religious tolerance. In 2013 St. Mark’s Lutheran Church had low numbers, forcing them to sell their building which is now Sanctuary Events Center. Since then they have been housed at two other churches, but now they have found their new home with Temple Beth El. “I can’t…

Proposal at Fargo Invaders Game Ends With a ‘Yes’

Scott "Icon" Halmrast and his girlfriend Bernadette met over their love of Vikings football and have been together for 3 years.

FARGO, N.D.– Love is in the air and one football team is helping one of their water boys put a ring on it. Scott “Icon” Halm–rast and his girlfriend Bernadette met over their love of Vikings football. They’ve been together for three years. Scott works with the Fargo Invaders team during their season, and with their help, Scott was able…

Clay County Fair Winding Down for the Summer

The Clay County Fair is at its tail end for this summer, but it tends to be a tradition for families across the valley

BARNESVILLE, Minn.–The Clay County Fair has been around for more than 100 years, bringing families together for some fun. The Clay County Fair is at its tail end for this summer, but it tends to be a tradition for families across the valley. “We come every year and we’ve been here for 5 years,” says Aunica Ekholm. Kids just can’t…

Hawley Aircraft Crash Victim Identified

UPDATE: The Clay County Sheriff says 69-year-old Bradley Gibb of Vergas, Minnesota died after an ultralight aircraft in Hawley Thursday afternoon. The crash is still under investigation by the FAA, NTSB and the Clay County Sheriff’s Office.   HAWLEY, Minn.– A pilot is dead and a bystander is injured after a small aircraft crashes in Hawley. The crash happened right…

Generation Z Tells Employers What They Look for in a Potential Job

By 2020 Generation Z, anyone born from the mid 90's to the early 2010's, will make up 20% of the workforce

MOORHEAD, Minn.– Employers are learning what Generation Z is looking for in their careers. By 2020 Generation Z, anyone born from the mid 90’s to the early 2010’s, will make up 20% of the workforce. Heather Ostrowski says that may be a small percentage but it’s enough to get a hiring manager’s attention. “It seems that everyone in the workforce…