Author: Paola Belloso

Addie’s Royal Cupcake Stand is doing princess parties for kids

Because of the pandemic, those appearances will be through Zoom.

FARGO-MOORHEAD – Addie’s Royal Cupcake stand has expanded to include princess parties. Once a year, Addie’s Royal Cupcake Stand hosts its annual fundraiser to raise money for the Sunshine Foundation. The event allows kids and families to meet their favorite Disney princesses. For a while, Addie has wanted to do more. “It’s a fantastic day each year, but the other…

Volunteers prepare and deliver Thanksgiving meals in Fargo, West Fargo

About 50 volunteers delivered over 400 meals.

WEST FARGO, N.D.– Blessed Sacrament Church and Meals for Wheels deliver Thanksgiving meals to people in Fargo and West Fargo. Blessed Sacrament Church has been filling up stomachs and bringing families together on Thanksgiving Day for over 40 years. “It’s usually bustling with volunteers. This year just a few. The tables are usually set up for the hall, and it’s…

Air Force nurse says she feels “proud” to support medical personnel in ND

She is joined by 59 Air Force nurses that will be working in the largest cities in North Dakota.

NORTH DAKOTA – Air Force Nurses arrive in North Dakota to help in the fight against COVID-19. “The people of North Dakota are great and they definitely need more nurses to support the rates that are climbing, ” says U.S Air Force 2nd Lieutenant Kathryn Juettner. U.S Air Force 2nd Lieutenant Kathryn Juettner did not hesitate when asked to come…

Community rallies for Jamestown man in the ICU with coronavirus

The pastor of the family's church decided to create the fundraiser to help with medical expenses and other bills.

JAMESTOWN, N.D. – A GoFundMe is started for a Jamestown man who is in intensive care for COVID-19. Philip Cherney tested positive for the coronavirus at the beginning of November. Within a week, it got so severe they had to airlift him from Jamestown to a hospital in Fargo and put him on a ventilator where he’s been since. Cherney’s…

Fargo Air Museum provides STEAM workshops to families in the metro

The museum offers two free camps a month and one paid STEAM Camp.

FARGO, N.D.- STEAM Camp at the Fargo Air Museum provides kids in the metro the opportunity to enhance skills for a variety of careers. Kids and families were able to work with wood, electronics, and aviation technology. The museum offers two free camps a month and one paid STEAM Camp. The camp usually sees 10 to 15 kids per class,…

Supt. says Covid-19 is ‘leading to increase of stress & anxiety’ among students

Johnson says that's one of the main reasons why they're determined to keep their school doors open.

NORTH DAKOTA –  Governor Doug Burgum invites educators to discuss the impact of COVID-19 in schools. Although North Dakota continues to break records for the wrong reasons, the governor says their goals continue to be the same. “Protect the vulnerable, ensure hospital capacity, keep kids in school in-person, keep our economy open, that’s what we’ve been about since the beginning…

Fargo company steps up to help restaurants and bars doing take-out

Working side-by-side with these businesses made them more aware of the burdens they face amid COVID-19.

FARGO, N.D. – A Fargo company is donating plastic containers and utensils to restaurants and bars that are doing take-out amid the pandemic. Brenco Cleaning Equipment and Janitorial Services works closely with restaurants and bars. Working side-by-side with these businesses made them more aware of the burdens they face amid COVID-19. “It’s been hard on everybody. Nobody thought back in…

Hornbacher’s utilizes new product providing extra sanitation amid COVID-19

The chemical attaches itself to the surfaces they spray to provide a much deeper clean.

FARGO, N.D. – Hornbacher’s adds new measures to ensure shopping carts and surfaces are well sanitized. The store introduced the electrostatic handheld disinfectant sprayer to its sanitation process. The chemical attaches itself to the surfaces they spray to provide a much deeper clean. The disinfectant is sprayed after the store closes as well as throughout the day. The main use…

Health experts: gatherings are why cases continue to skyrocket in Fargo-Moorhead

Cass County has over 1,500 active cases.

FARGO, N.D- Health experts are saying the reason COVID-19 cases keep rising is because people continue to gather. Cass County has over 1,500 active cases. “For the last four days we’re averaging about 246 cases a day who are being diagnosed with COVID-19,” Epidemiologist Brenton Nesemeier said. And those numbers keep rising. Gatherings and groups continue to be a problem….

Drive thru event at Alerus Center provides seniors with Thanksgiving meals

For the last three years the event has taken place inside the Alerus Center, hosting more than 500 people.

GRAND FORKS, N.D.- The Grand Forks Senior center provides holiday meals drive thru style at the Alerus Center to seniors from the region ahead of Thanksgiving. The Grand Forks Senior Center has been holding the event for 20 years. For the last three years the event has taken place inside the Alerus Center, hosting more than 500 people. “This year…