Author: Raya Quttaineh

Back to School Road Safety Tips for Drivers

It's the first day back to class for West Fargo Public Schools

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Going back to school isn’t just an exciting time for teachers and students. “Summer was fun for everybody it appears, but it’s time to be back. Time to learn, time to grow. It’s great to be back in the buildings.” Todd Pearson is an elementary School Resource Officer for the West Fargo School District. “I come…

Seminar Teaches Women How to Take Control of Their Finances

Women from all over the metro area showed up to learn more about achieving financial security

WEST FARGO, N.D. — It’s all about the money. That’s the topic of discussion at a Women Connect event called “Owning Your Wealth.” Nearly two hundred women from the metro are at DoubleTree by Hilton in West Fargo to learn more about finances and how to achieve financial security. It’s a seminar led by certified financial planner Hannah Sorensen. She…

North Dakota State University Welcomes Class of 2023

It's the first day of classes for students at NDSU

FARGO, N.D. — It’s the first day of classes for students at North Dakota State University, but the festivities go on all week long. NDSU President Dean Bresciani is giving a special welcome to the undergraduate class of 2023. During his speech, each student was given an envelope with a tassel tucked inside. He says it’s a reminder of what…

Vitalant Hosts Blood Drive In Honor of Grantley Johnson

Grantley is battling leukemia for the second time at just 7 years old

FARGO, N.D. — Hero, heart, community. Those are the words you see hanging in Vitalant’s lobby when you first walk in. They embody the organization’s mission to help Grantley Johnson, a 7–year–old boy battling leukemia for the second time. “Growing up, I had some medical issues of my own, so seeing a little boy who had so much fight in him,…

Fargo Church Relocates After 10 Years

Recovery Worship's new location will be inside the First United Methodist Church at 906 First Avenue South

FARGO, N.D. — “This is the perfect place for imperfect people.” That’s how Pastor John Roberts describes Recovery Worship, a church for those who have been affected by addiction – from alcoholism and substance abuse to gambling or overeating. “And it may not be the addicts themselves. It could be family members, loved ones, parents, partners, spouses, children. Anybody whose…

“Streets Alive” Encourages People to Get Active

Three-mile loop Downtown is closed to all vehicles so people can walk and bike safely

1/1 Show Caption Hide Caption FARGO, N.D. — The streets of downtown Fargo come to life. Streets Alive, an event hosted by Great Rides, encourages people to ditch their cars to bike, walk, or run. People can do that safely in a three–mile loop closed off to all vehicles for the day. The event also features activities and live demonstrations…

Affordable Housing Facility Celebrates Renovation

The apartment complex was on the verge of shutting down before being bought out

FARGO, N.D. — An affordable housing facility in South Fargo was at risk of closing because of issues with finances and management. “I think everybody can agree that we need more affordable housing in America, but the way to go about it is a challenge.” A challenge Hans Juhle was up for. He’s co–founder of Integra, the group that bought…

Choice Bank Donates $100,000 to Food Bank

Great Plains says this donation will make a tremendous impact on the food bank's long term plans

FARGO, N.D. — Now in its 36th year, the Great Plains Food Bank is North Dakota’s only food bank. Choice Bank is supporting its fight to end hunger with a major 100,000 dollar donation. The money will provide more than 3,000 meals to those in need. Choice is also donating more than 2,000 pounds of food collected through food drives…

Affordable Housing Facility Celebrates Renovation

New Horizons Manor just completed its 2-year remodeling project

FARGO, N.D. — Nearly 50 years ago, Todd Arntson’s life changed forever. “I dove off of a dock when I was 21 years old and broke my neck. So, I damaged my spinal cord. My disability is called quadriplegia, so it affects all four limbs,” he said. He was still in college and trying to get used to a life…

Three People Okay After Two-Vehicle Crash

Nobody was hurt

  FARGO, N.D. — A crash on Broadway and 22nd Avenue North left two drivers and a child in the passenger’s seat shaken but luckily, unharmed. Fargo Police say a pickup driver crashed into the right hand side of an SUV. They say the driver had stopped at a stop sign but didn’t see the other car coming her way….