Author: Paola Belloso

Fargo-Moorhead Community Theatre Moves To Temporary Location

The theatre was deemed dangerous to be in and they were forced to leave.

FARGO, N.D. – “It was about a month ago that we heard cracking in the building. We brought in a construction person and a constructional engineer and they made the determination that it wasn’t safe to have people in the building,” says Eloise Breikjern, the FMCT Executive Director. Faculty and staff had to quickly evacuate the building and the company…

Frostival Is Celebrating Its Fifth Year With Some Changes

Weather conditions postponed the event until next weekend.

WEST FARGO, N.D. – The festival was a  two day event but it is now being spread out to cover a course of six weeks. This new change gives Fargo and Moorhead a chance to highlight what they’re doing instead of trying to do it all in one weekend. “Fargo, Moorhead, West Fargo is such a unique community in my…

Puerto Rican Recounts Earthquake Ordeal

Christian Rodriguez has lived in Fargo for four years.

PUERTO RICO – “It started shaking and she opened the door and she walked to my bed like it’s shaking, it’s shaking, and I just sit there and told her to sit next to me. And I remember it was so long, that I told her, mom, this is taking a while. It’s not ending,” says Rodriguez. This was the…

Caribou opens on NDSU campus

The shop opened its doors at seven this morning.

FARGO, N.D. – Even before the doors opened, students, faculty and staff were already waiting in line to get their first coffee of the day. The store is located on the first floor of the Memorial Union. They chose the location because it is central to campus with about 10,000 people walking in and out of the building everyday. “Caribou…

Ninja Warriors In Fargo Put Their Endurance To The Test

Athletes have to finish the course in a designated amount of time

FARGO, N.D.- Four Star Ninja Academy hosted The Federation of International Ninja Athletics. “So, today we’re doing the endurance course. The endurance covers twelve different obstacles. Eight of them are going to be upper body, or in the air ,” says Dustin Hjelmstad, the co-owner, Four Star Ninja Academy. The academy opened July of last year. It was  a way…

The F-M Community Celebrates The New Year With A POWWOW

The event was hosted by First Nation Electric and Members of the Fargo Native American Commission

FARGO, N.D.- A  traditional Native American dance kicked off the celebration that has been going on in the F-M area over the past seven years. “We have a lot of Native American people who live here from other reservations and its nice for us to provide an opportunity for everybody to come together and when we do that in the community….

Moorhead’s Horizon West Middle School competes in plastic bag challenge

The school teamed up with the local task force to reduce, reuse and recycle.

MOORHEAD, Minn. – Fifth graders at Horizon West Middle School are taking part in this year’s plastic bag challenge. “The program provides every student with a reusable grocery tote, and so, those students take that home, and they encourage their families to use that. And then, there’s a contest running and so the more that they use the reusable totes,…

Fargo Cass Public Health Hosts A Walk-In Flu Clinic

There has been an increase of Influenza cases in the area.

FARGO, N.D. – After the holiday season, Fargo Cass wants to remind people it’s not too late to get a flu shot. There have been 25-hundred reported cases of influenza in North Dakota, where as this time last year there were 870. There have been 27 pediatric deaths nationwide due to influenza this year. “The single most important thing to…

Snow Piled Up Is Causing Visibility Issues For Drivers

A company is working round the clock to clear paths for homeowners.

FARGO, N.D. – Because of the amount of snow we’ve received during the last couple of weeks, snow banks of up to four feet have piled up on many areas of the region. “Today, we’re hauling snow on a residential. Big snow piles on the end of the driveways, make it hard for people to see when they’re backing up….

Madison Elementary Reaches Reading Goal

The students went bowling as a way to celebrate.

FARGO, N.D. – As part of the Read to Lead initiative students from kindergarten to first grade have to complete 20 minutes and second to fifth graders have to complete 30 minutes of reading every day. The program is done for two months and students get to pick the book of their choice. Those who completed their reading were able…