Author: Heather Vikre

Heavy Rain Causes Basements to Flood in the Area

Arlyn Lang had half an inch of water in his basement in Moorhead.

MOORHEAD, Minn.– The heavy rain is causing problems for some people’s homes in the area. “Yeah it’s a mess,” says homeowner Arlyn Lang. Arlyn Lang had half an inch of water in his basement in Moorhead. He is just one person of many across the metro seeing flooding in the basement. When it rains heavily, a lot of water can…

Grilling Out This 4th of July Could Make You and Your Family Sick

Family cookouts are a staple of the traditional Independence Day  Celebration, but your cooking could be hurting your loved ones

FARGO, N.D.– The CDC reports more than 47 million people get sick from undercooked food each year. Family cookouts are a staple of the traditional Independence Day  Celebration, but your cooking could be hurting your loved ones. Under cooked foods and cross contamination can cause  people to get sick. “The best way to avoid cross contamination is to use separate…

Edible Forest Coming to Fargo in Summer 2020

The Northern Plains Botanic Garden Society is implementing its plan to turn a one-acre-plot of land into an edible forest for people in the community.

FARGO, N.D.– People will soon be able to see and eat an edible forest in north Fargo. The Northern Plains Botanic Garden Society is implementing its plan to turn a one-acre-plot of land into an edible forest for people in the community. The garden will include a variety of nuts and fruits like apples, pears, and raspberries. The forest is…

Local Fans Celebrate USA Win Over England 2-1 in Women’s World Cup Semi Finals

Fans all over the world tuned in to  see the red, white and blue take on the English

FARGO, N.D.–The USA Women’s Soccer team is headed to the  World  Cup   Final  and fans from all over are celebrating. Fans all over the world tuned in to  see the red, white and blue take on the English “Go team USA,” says super fan Jennifer Burnside. Some fans had just gotten back from watching  Team  USA team play Thailand and…

Wonder Woman Cheers on Runners For First Ever DC Wonder Woman Run Series

More than 2,000 runners dressed in Wonder Woman gear and as other super heroes, ran the first ever DC Wonder Woman run series in Fargo

FARGO, N.D.– A Super Hero was in town to cheer on some runners during a race. More than 2,000 runners dressed in Wonder Woman gear and as other super heroes, ran the first ever DC Wonder Woman run series in Fargo. “The Wonder woman event is really about participation and it’s about feeling good about you, and about crossing that…

The EPA Visits Local Farms to See Their Regulations in Action

The EPA also get to ask questions and see operations on a whole new level

  DAVENPORT, N.D.–The EPA is in North Dakota and Minnesota this week to connect with local farmers. “One of the things they noted is how North Dakotans are passionate for agriculture and whatever they do and they really take great pride in it. And I think that’s what we are out here trying to show them, that you give us…

Kids Learn How To “Grow Together” at West Acres Mall

Northern Plains Botanical Garden Society is teaming up with West Acres Mall to show these little ones how to garden.

FARGO, N.D.– Kids in the area are learning what it takes to have a green thumb during a series called “Grow Together”. Northern Plains Botanical Garden Society is teaming up with West Acres Mall to show these little ones how to garden. The activity teaches kids how to plant a seed in soil and how to take care of it….

Property Owners Learn How To Protect Their Investments at the Great Plains Land Expo

The expo focuses on the economics of agriculture and energy, the daily challenges and opportunities of maintaining land, and investing in farmland

  FARGO, N.D.– Farmers and land owners are learning about property rights at the Great Plains Land Expo. The expo focuses on the economics of agriculture and energy, the daily challenges and opportunities of maintaining land, and investing in farmland. Speakers want to help people understand why their property is valued the way it is and what they can do…

Better Business Bureau and AARP hosts ‘Scam Jam’ at Hjemkomst Center

Members from the bureau and AARP spoke about new age fraud and how scammers can access basic information about you from the internet.

MOORHEAD, Minn.– The Better Business Bureau hosting a seminar called “Scam Jam” to talk about popular scams that older people can fall into. Members from the bureau and AARP spoke about new age fraud and how scammers can access basic information about you from the internet. They chose someone who registered online. They were able to find all nine of…

102-Year-Old Celebrates Birthday With Others in the Area Older than 90

The 26th annual 90 plus birthday party brings together people who have reached 90 years old

FARGO, N.D.– People ages 90 and older are given a birthday bash to remember. “This is the 4th year that I have been the oldest person here,” said Fred Quam who is 102 years old. The 26th annual 90 plus birthday party brings together people who have reached 90 years old. “The purpose of the event really is to thank…