Author: Heather Vikre

Mapleton Shed Fire Produces 15-20 Ft. Flames

MAPLETON, N.D. – Firefighters respond to a shed fully-engulfed in flames in Mapleton. It happened around 3:00 Thursday afternoon. The smoke could be seen from our tower camera here in Fargo. Mapleton Fire Department says crews were able to put the fire out within 10 minutes and flames did not spread to any of the houses nearby. The heat from…

Investing in Opportunity Zones to Better The Community

Opportunity zones are a community development program that encourages long term investments in low income and urban communities nationwide.

FARGO, N.D.– People in the area are learning how to invest in opportunity zones. “This is a federal tool that we are obviously going to add to our arsenal. We need to create an environment where people can be successful,” says Derrick LaPointe, President & CEO of  Downtown Moorhead Inc. Opportunity zones are a community development program that encourages long term…

Locals React to Mueller Hearings

Both hearings were televised and some are not sure what or who they should believe

FARGO, N.D.– Former Special Counsel Robert Muller faced questions in two different hearings about his findings in the investigation into Russian collusion in the 2016 election. Both hearings were televised and some are not sure what or who they should believe. We talked with people in our area who shared their thoughts on what happened. Some say the questioning was…

ND Teen Visits Washington to Talk about Living With Type 1 Diabetes

Danika Johnson is a 17–year–old from Horace who was diagnosed with Type one diabetes when she was 13

FARGO, N.D.– A local teen met with  members of Congress to talk about what it’s like to live with type one diabetes. Danika Johnson is a 17–year–old from Horace who was diagnosed with Type one diabetes when she was 13. Since then her family has faced some financial hardships when it comes to the cost of insulin, and she wants…

Paws and Pints Blood Drive for Dogs

The Red River Animal Emergency hospital is hosting Paws and Pints Blood Drive

FARGO, N.D.– Dogs are donating blood to save their friends. The Red River Animal Emergency hospital is hosting Paws and Pints Blood Drive. Dogs need to be between one and eight years old, weigh more than 50 pounds and be up to date on vaccines. Mercedes is a long time donor and she has already reached one gallon worth of…

Moorhead City Council Votes to Recognize Indigenous Peoples’ Day

"She asked me why are you crying, and I said I'm crying because I'm happy," said Chalsey Snyder, Treasure for the Fargo Native American Commission

MOORHEAD, Minn.–The City of Moorhead votes to create a new holiday. “She asked me why are you crying, and I said I’m crying because I’m happy,” said Chalsey Snyder, Treasure for the Fargo Native American Commission. The city council voted 7 to 1 in favor of the resolution, recognizing Indigenous Peoples’ Day on the second Monday of October. The only council…

U.S. Navy Parachute Team “Leap Frogs” Performing at Fargo Airsho

The Leap frogs want to showcase what the Navy has trained them to be able to do in hopes to inspire people to join the Navy.

FARGO, N.D.–The Fargo Airsho has many performers, and US Navy parachute team “The Leap Frogs” are back to perform for a second time. The Leap frogs want to showcase what the Navy has trained them to be able to do in hopes to inspire people to join the Navy. They are presenting the American Flag at both of the event…

Day One of the Fargo Airsho: Skydivers, Planes and Fun

The Fargo Airsho is a tradition that's been going on since 1989, bringing aircrafts to Fargo from all over to show off their skills

FARGO, N.D.–The 13th Fargo Airsho is back and pilots are bringing in the big guns for this year’s performance. The Fargo Airsho is a tradition that’s been going on since 1989, bringing aircrafts to Fargo from all over to show off their skills. From small planes to big planes to fast planes, the Airsho has something for everyone to enjoy….

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…