Author: Raya Quttaineh

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 941 Hosts 9/11 Commemoration

Local veterans have held this remembrance since the first anniversary of the attacks

MOORHEAD, MINN. — Local Vietnam Veterans are keeping the memories of 9/11 victims alive. “The VVA has sponsored this for the past 17 years. We held the first one a year after the attacks,” said retired U.S. Air Force Tech Sgt. Russel Stabler. Community member Theresa Nunn has been at every single ceremony. Not only honoring those who passed, but…

Fargo Cass Public Health Hosts Fall Prevention Workshop

"Stepping On" aims to prevent those 60+ years from falling

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo Cass Public Health says even though the leaves are beginning to fall, people shouldn’t. It’s hosting a fall prevention workshop for those 60 years or older. “Stepping On” helps participants identify why they’re falling and teaches them strength and balance exercises to prevent falls. The class brings in a physical therapist, pharmacist and vision expert to…

39th Annual Big Iron Farm Show Displays New Ag Tech

The show is open tomorrow from 9 to 5 and Thursday from 9 to 4

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Technology is making its way into most people’s lives these days, and farmers are no exception. “Man, has agriculture changed. And for the better. I mean, the equipment, the size of the equipment, and the technology,” said Big Iron Committee Chairman Dave Gehrtz. This year’s Big Iron Farm Show is giving people a glimpse at the…

‘One pedal at a time’ How a Biker is Spreading Suicide Awareness on Country-Wide Journey

Dan Hurd is biking through all 48 lower states to spread suicide awareness

FARGO, N.D. — Dan Hurd has managed to bike for more than 14,000 miles over the span of 18 months. His mission is to help raise awareness about suicide. Hurd’s cycling journey began after he survived three suicide attempts himself. He then decided to ride his bike throughout the U.S. to encourage people to get the help they need. He’s…

‘The margins are so thin’ Clay County Farmers Union Holds Annual Convention

Minnesota farmers are dealing with limited markets and low commodity prices as a result of the trade war with China

MOORHEAD, MINN. — Larry Jacobson has been farming his whole life. “It’s something I’ve done since I was a little kid. When I was big enough to sit in the seat and turn the steering wheel, I was doing it,” he said. And he doesn’t plan on stopping anytime soon, but it’s getting more and more difficult. “The margins are…

Space Aliens Hosts Jeff Maddock Benefit

The benefit is part of the restaurant's "Space Aliens Helping Earthlings" program

FARGO, N.D. — Space Aliens Grill & Bar in Fargo is giving back to the community, one local cause at a time. It’s hosting a benefit for Jeff Maddock. The Fargo man is fighting a rare form of leukemia. All day today, if you eat at Space Aliens and show the Jeff Maddock Benefit letter on Facebook or Twitter, the…

Lutheran Church and Jewish Synagogue Come Together to Promote Religious Tolerance

Temple Beth El and St. Mark's have been using the same worship space for the past month

FARGO, N.D. — Old and young. Strangers and family. Jewish and Christian. Temple Beth El Synagogue is bringing people of different backgrounds together under one roof. “St. Mark’s has been kind of a wandering people of faith over the past six years, and members of Temple Beth El invited us to share a space with them,” said St. Mark’s Lutheran…

Fundraiser Spreads Awareness About Genetic Disorder NF

There is currently no cure for NF, a genetic disorder affecting millions of people

  MOORHEAD, MINN. — Neurofibromatosis, or NF, is a genetic disorder affecting millions of people worldwide. It creates tumors throughout the body, potentially causing health issues like pressure on nerves and organs. Right now, there is no cure for NF, but the Children’s Tumor Foundation wants to change that. Dozens showed up to The Shine a Light NF Walk in…

Bridge Bash Unites College Students From Fargo-Moorhead Area

This year's event is on the Main Avenue Bridge

MOORHEAD, Minn. —  Whether they’re just starting college or wrapping things up, the Bridge Bash is giving all college students a big welcome (back) to the area. “We’re so excited because we have NDSU students invited, MSUM, and Concordia, as well as all the other students,” said Sheri Larson with the Moorhead Business Association. Music, food and games are all…

Sanford Says Goodbye to Former Clinic With a Big Bang

Demolition of the building begins today

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Sanford is saying goodbye to its former West Fargo clinic with a big bang. The demolition of the building at the corner of 13th Avenue and Sheyenne Street will make way for more parking and green space for Sanford’s new facility right next door. The newly opened clinic provides patients newer technology, a community room, lab…