Author: Raya Quttaineh

Concordia College Hosts 93rd Annual Christmas Concert

Roughly 20 percent of Concordia's student body sings in the choir

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Concordia College is putting on its 93rd annual Christmas concert. The choir consists of around 400 students. 12,000 people attend every year, making the concert the biggest event on campus. One student singer says it’s hard work leading up to it, but the reactions from those attending make it well worth it. “Sometimes people are just teary-eyed….

Hector International Airport Showcases Local Singers

Free performances are held weekly for the public

FARGO, N.D. — Over the next few weeks, Hector International Airport will be more than just a place to get in and out of Fargo. The ArtWORKS program hosted by the Arts Partnership is launching weekly musical performances by local artists at the airport’s cafe. The concerts are free and open to the public. Local alt-country singer David Allen kicked…

North Dakota High School Freshmen Attend Career Expo

It allows them to explore careers in health, tech and trade industries

FARGO, N.D. — As high school freshmen, a lot of these students don’t know where life may take them after graduation. This interactive career expo allows them to envision future careers in health, tech and trade industries. “A lot of the reactions are, ‘I didn’t know this was a possibility’ or ‘This is really cool.’ And then sometimes students are…

Fargo Public Works Crews Continue Clearing Roads

Drivers should still be extra cautious over the next few days

FARGO, N.D. — The team at Fargo Public Works says there’s only one way to describe the state of city roads. “Icy. There’s some ice out there that we’re turning our — that’s our main focus today is dealing with some of the ice from the event this weekend, and we’re using some equipment to cut it off,” says Fargo…

Beyond Running Hosts “Cider” Monday

The event is a way to support local businesses

FARGO, N.D. — One local business wants people to ditch the “cyber” and indulge in “cider” instead. Beyond Running in downtown Fargo is hosting its Cider Monday event. The store is encouraging shoppers to keep their dollars within the local community instead of spending it at major retailers online. They are extending Plaid Friday and Small Business Saturday deals through…

Bonanzaville Hosts 100th Anniversary Suffrage Gala

The year 2020 marks the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment

WEST FARGO, N.D. — This candlelit dinner is about more than just appetizers and conversation. It’s about history and celebration. “Really it’s just a human right. It’s not a feminine issue, it’s a human right to vote,” says Bonnie Sayers of West Fargo. The gala at Bonanzaville is celebrating and remembering the Suffrage Movement, which ended nearly 100 years ago,…

Live Nativity at Fargo Faith United Methodist Church

It's the 30th year the church has put the event on

FARGO, N.D. — The wintry weather isn’t stopping the Fargo–Moorhead community from getting into the Christmas spirit. Roughly 300 people came out to the Fargo Faith United Methodist Church Live Nativity event in north Fargo. The scene includes actors from the Fargo Faith UMC congregation and real animals like alpacas and sheep. Event organizers say they hope the gathering encourages…

U.S. Global Leadership Coalition Hosts America’s Global Leadership Forum

Those at the organization say being a global leader begins in our local communities

FARGO, N.D. — As U.S. lawmakers begin to consider next year’s federal budget, those at the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition say America’s international engagement is necessary. “There are often — some people believe that we need to retreat from the world, and I don’t hear that. That’s not the conversation I’m hearing. We’re getting bigger crowds than we’ve ever had…

The Salvation Army Gives Away Thanksgiving Food Boxes

25 volunteers helped assemble the boxes for families in need

FARGO, N.D. — The Salvation Army wants to make sure all families across Cass and Clay counties get a proper Thanksgiving meal. The nonprofit is giving away 370 food boxes filled with a turkey, bread, vegetables and pie to families in need. American Crystal Sugar volunteers helped put the boxes together, while Walmart provided the food. This is the 10th…

Maintenance Mania Back In Fargo For Second Year

The competition is all about quick and efficient problem-solving

FARGO, N.D. — The pressure is on for the 29 maintenance workers competing in this year’s local Maintenance Mania competition. “The participants are from your local apartment association management companies. So, we’ve got 40,000 units across the city that people live in, multi–development housing, and these are the maintenance guys that are in your — inside your homes and are…