Author: Heather Vikre

One-Time Spring Market Opens in Preparation for Red River Market

The one time market is in preparation for the annual Red River Market

FARGO, N.D.– The Spring Farmers market in partnership with the Prairie Food Co–Op made its debut before the normal season kicks off in July. The one time market is in preparation for the annual Red River Market. More than 40 stands were set up with items like tea, coffee, produce, plants, hot food and more. The Co–founder and Co–organizer for…

EMT’s Celebrate 60 Years On The Job at F-M Ambulance

From the first F-M Ambulance and employees to the current crew and rig, a lot has changed in the way they treat patients

FARGO, N.D.– F-M Ambulance is celebrating its 60th year by hosting a reunion for all current and past employees. From the first F-M Ambulance and employees to the current crew and rig, a lot has changed in the way they treat patients. “From picking up a patient and the only care was putting your foot in the carburetor and getting them…

Flag Football Unifies Students of all Ability Levels at West Fargo High School

Through work in sports, health education and community building, Special Olympics North Dakota is addressing problems such as injustice, intolerance and social isolation that students with disabilities face every day

WEST FARGO, N.D.– West Fargo high school is the first in the metro to introduce inclusive sports. Through work in sports, health education and community building, Special Olympics North Dakota is addressing problems such as injustice, intolerance and social isolation that students with disabilities face every day. Unified Sports is a registered program of Special Olympics that brings together all…

Honor Flight Gives Veterans an Opportunity to see their Memorials in Washington D.C.

When Joseph Bennett got back from the Korean War, he faced hardships not everyone could understand, but a trip to D.C. in 2015 helped him to start the healing process

MOORHEAD, MINN.– It costs $150,000 to send about 100 veterans to D.C. When Joseph Bennett got back from the Korean War, he faced hardships not everyone could understand, but a trip to D.C. in 2015 helped him to start the healing process. “It actually, I’ve said before, it gave me more closure and more help than any medicine did,” said…

Project Linus Provides Blankets for Children in Need

As a nonprofit organization, their mission statement is to provide love, a sense of security, warmth and comfort to children who are seriously ill, traumatized, or otherwise in need with homemade blankets

FARGO, N.D.– Project Linus teams up with NDSU’s Phi Beta Lambda to help make blankets for children. As a nonprofit organization, their mission statement is to provide love, a sense of security, warmth and comfort to children who are seriously ill, traumatized, or otherwise in need with homemade blankets. “They are making an impact on someone’s life,” said parliamentarian for…

MSUM Remembers Vietnam Through the Camera Lens

'Picturing Nam' is an exhibit featuring photographs from the Vietnam War

  MOORHEAD, MINN.– The National Archives Traveling Exhibit is headed to Moorhead to celebrate Minnesota Remembers Vietnam. ‘Picturing Nam’ is an exhibit featuring photographs from the Vietnam War. They showcase the conditions and events the soldiers and civilians had to endure. The Vietnam War ended nearly 50 years ago, but the memories and hardships are still with those affected by…

The F-M Symphony Hosts Concert for More than 2800 Fourth Grade Students

The concert is for young students to be exposed to a variety of musical, cultural, and historical performance genres

FARGO, N.D.– More than 2800 fourth graders from the Fargo–Moorhead–West Fargo area school districts gathered at NDSU’s Festival concert hall for the 2019 Young People’s Concert. The concert is for young students to be exposed to a variety of musical, cultural, and historical performance genres. Of the performances, The Fargo–Moorhead Symphony Performed “The Elements of Music”, which includes classics from…

NDSU Students Raise Awareness for Survivors of Sexual Abuse With Kits 4 Kare

Kits 4 Kare is an event to gather donations to make survival kits to give to abuse survivors and to educate students

FARGO, N.D.– NDSU Students are helping sexual assault survivors and trying to prevent sexual abuse on campus. Kits 4 Kare is an event to gather donations to make survival kits to give to abuse survivors and to educate students. People can donate items, learn self–defense and write to survivors. Donations include things like toothbrushes, feminine hygiene products, hats and gloves….

Kid’s Fest Brings Kids and Community Together Through Fun Activities

April 8th through the 12th is Week of the Young Child and the Clay County Early Childhood Initiative is celebrating with Kid's Fest, a day of activities for kids to have fun and learn about their community

MOORHEAD, MINN. — Kid’s Fest is back at Moorhead Center Mall and what better way to celebrate week of the young child than by bringing young children together to have some fun. April 8th through the 12th is Week of the Young Child and the Clay County Early Childhood Initiative is celebrating with Kid’s Fest, a day of activities for…

Hornbacher’s Opens First ‘Wine And Spirits’ on 45th Street

The expansion includes a variety of alcohol at a convenient location for shoppers

FARGO, N.D.– Hornbacher’s has opened a new Wine & Spirits at the Osgood shopping center in Fargo. This is a first for the grocery store chain. The expansion includes a variety of alcohol at a convenient location for shoppers. The new store will offer wine tastings and other promotional events. Owners say they are excited to offer customers a one…