Author: Heather Vikre

Gov. Walz Cites Fergus Falls Mayor as Example of Good Politics in State of the State

Governor Walz used personal stories from Minnesotans to show how his agenda can improve their lives

ST. PAUL, MINN. — Governor Walz delivers his first state of the state address without a prepared speech. Governor Walz used personal stories from Minnesotans to show how his agenda can improve their lives. From teachers influencing students to a tragic story of a husband who died on a dangerous road, Walz used these stories as examples of how he…

NDSU Innovation Challenge Encourages Students to Solve Problems Through Creativity

NDSU students have been competing since January, preparing and presenting their ideas

FARGO, N.D. — The 10th annual NDSU innovation challenge has come to a close with the final presentations on March 28th and an awards ceremony April 2nd. NDSU students have been competing since January, preparing and presenting their ideas. Innovations such as hydro-heal, hot bike, and u-scoop have made their way into the finals and projects will be selected for…

West Fargo VFW Hosts Successful Vietnam Veterans Appreciation Day

The West Fargo VFW is celebrating Vietnam Veterans Appreciation Day by bringing veterans together to talk and have lunch with others who have served

WEST FARGO, N.D.– Vietnam Veterans Appreciation Day is a day that is important to those who served. The West Fargo VFW is celebrating Vietnam Veterans Appreciation Day by bringing veterans together to talk and have lunch with others who have served. You may think the veterans have known each other for years, but the one thing that bonds them is…

NDSU Football Players Join the Flood Fight by Filling Sandbags

The NDSU football team came out to sandbag central to help fill as many sandbags as they could in just a few hours

FARGO, N.D.– Before sandbag central closes down operations, the NDSU football team has decided to join the flood fight. The NDSU football team came out to sandbag central to help fill as many sandbags as they could in just a few hours. More than 50 players have helped out today and together they have filled more than 800 bags. The…

High Snowbanks Against Houses are Causing Problems for Homeowners

People in Fargo are already seeing damage to their homes from the melting snow

FARGO, N.D.– High snow banks against your house can be causing problems. People in Fargo are already seeing damage to their homes from the melting snow. When high snow banks against your house start to melt while the ground is still frozen, there’s no place for the water to go. It pools outside your home until it slowly seeps in….

Flood Prep Continues in Harwood, ND as the River Crest Creeps Closer

The sheriff's office wants people to know that their main concern is public safety

HARWOOD, N.D.– Cass County is preparing it residents for flooding with informational meetings. The sheriff’s office wants people to know that their main concern is public safety. Whether it’s from flooding or crimes that happen during the flooding. Some tips to prepare for the flood are snow blowing around your house in the areas where you will be putting sandbags, as…

NDSU’s Kappa Delta is ‘Jailing’ Themselves to Prevent Child Abuse

Jail and Bail is a fundraiser for the Red River Children's Advocacy and Prevent Child Abuse America groups put on by Kappa Delta Sorority for Shamrock week

FARGO, N.D. — An NDSU sorority is ‘jailing’ themselves for a cause. Jail and Bail is a fundraiser for the Red River Children’s Advocacy and Prevent Child Abuse America groups put on by Kappa Delta Sorority for Shamrock week. Students can summon someone to the jail for any amount, and they must raise their bail money before they can leave. All…

NDSU Fraternities Hit the Ice to Raise Money for a Local Animal Shelter

Its National Puppy day and NDSU Fraternities are raising money for Homeward Animal Shelter with the first ever "Pucks for Pups" charity hockey tournament

FARGO, N.D.– NDSU Fraternities are playing hockey for a cause. Its National Puppy day and NDSU Fraternities are raising money for Homeward Animal Shelter with the first ever “Pucks for Pups” charity hockey tournament. Sigma Alpha Epsilon has teamed up with other fraternities on campus to hit the ice and raise some money. SAE is a philanthropic fraternity and they…

To Kick off the Start of Spring a Local Shop is Teaching People How to Garden

With the days getting longer and the weather getting warmer, planting a garden can be a fun way to de-stress

FARGO, N.D.– In honor of the first day of spring, a local shop is teaching people how to plant an herb garden. With the days getting longer and the weather getting warmer, planting a garden can be a fun way to de-stress. Baker Garden & Gift set up pots, plants and soil to show people how easy and rewarding gardening…

Fargo-Moorhead West Fargo Chamber Helps People Connect With Professionals of Color

They want to give people the opportunity to network, connect and build business relationships with others through speed networking

FARGO, N.D– The Fargo-Moorhead West Fargo Chamber is helping people connect with professionals of color. They want to give people the opportunity to network, connect and build business relationships with others through speed networking. They met at Front Street Taproom in downtown Fargo. Members had three minutes to chat and swap business cards until they had to switch. “This is…