Author: Paola Belloso

New Moorhead City Councilmember Seljevold Discusses Priorities

Larry Seljevold spoke to us about what he hopes to achieve in the year remaining of Joel Paulsen's term.

MOORHEAD, Minn. – Larry Seljevold is the newly elected city council Member in the 3rd Ward. He was first elected to the city council in 1998 and served one term. Seljevold says during this term, he wants to focus on the things the city already has and make them better instead of thinking about growth. “Just because the city is…

United Way Women United gathers the community to help local kids

The organization is raising money to improve the lives of impoverished children.

FARGO, N.D.- The annual event for the Women United group had a silent auction with over 140 items donated by local businesses. The event brought over 800 people together to ensure local kids get the best start in school and in life. All the money raised will go towards the work that United Way is doing to support children and…

NDSU Hosts Its Annual Fall Crawl

Students were able to show off their skills at the Wellness Center.

FARGO, N.D.- The roping competition is an opportunity for NDSU students and community members to go indoor rock climbing. The event brought the climbing community from the area together. Competitors of different skill levels had three hours to complete ten to fifteen routes. They were scored on the time it took them to complete those routes. The top five fastest…

A Fargo Boy Is Celebrating Christmas A Little Bit Early This Year

He is currently fighting Leukemia for the second time.

FARGO, N.D.- Christmas is 7–year–old Grantley Johnson’s favorite time of the year. “When he first walked in here and saw how everything was set up, his face just got huge and he had a huge smile on his face, and I don’t think we’ve lost it yet. He’s running around here with his friends, family and stuff and he just…

Fargo Brewing features shelter dogs on beer cans

Some of the proceeds will go to 4 Luv of Dogs

FARGO, N.D – Fargo Brewing features cute guests on its craft beers. The company is partnering with 4 Luv of Dog to get some pups who have been looking for homes for a while adopted. Some of the dogs will be attending an event on Monday at the brewery so customers can meet them. “Our wonder dogs are dogs that…

Clay County Wants To Take Jack Back

You will be able to dispose of your pumpkins at recycling centers across Clay County.

MOORHEAD, Minn. – Clay County is encouraging people to help the environment by dropping off their pumpkins. County officials will take them to Doubting Thomas Farms. Workers there will compost them and turn them into beneficial soil additives. The compost program is a way for the community to get involved and keep the pumpkins out of the waste stream. “The…

Moorhead preparing for winter with snowplow training

 Snow plow drivers are getting ready for the long hours they'll be behind the wheel.

MOORHEAD, Minn.- There’s not much time left until we see snow falling. The city of Moorhead is preparing by conducting pre–season snow removal training. Snow plow drivers went through an obstacle course as part of training for the upcoming snow season. “It’s a serpentine they’re going to have to weave in and out and I believe we have some hockey…

Teachers at Fargo’s Ed Clapp Elementary School combined STEAM with Halloween

After the challenge was done, kids were able to eat the candies they used to build their designs.

FARGO, N.D.- The fourth graders built catapults, boats, towers and webs. They also incorporated candy to get into the Halloween spirit. Students were able to work together in teams and learn how to communicate with each other, do critical thinking and work on engineering and design challenges. This was all part of a Halloween themed STEAM event where each teacher had…

Spooky guests visit downtown West Fargo for Halloween

This is the first year the city is hosting Halloween in its downtown area.

WEST FARGO, N.D.- There were some spooky guests at the POW/MIA Plaza as the city of West Fargo celebrates Halloween. Families enjoyed trick or treating all along Sheyenne Street with local businesses participating. They gave out candy with some businesses even doing some games and activities for the kids. First responders were also at the event giving out candy and…

The Cass County Commission chooses who will fill Vern Bennett’s seat

Commissioner Ken Pawluk will be taking on the role until the June primary

FARGO, N.D. — Commissioners call the passing of Vern Bennett a void in leadership and institutional knowledge. For them, it was very hard to find someone who would be able to fill his shoes. The three candidates considered were former Commissioner Ken Pawluk, longtime City of Fargo employee Jim Kapitan and former West Fargo State Representative Ben Hanson. After minutes…