Author: Raya Quttaineh

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….

First Class Mortgage Raising Money for Make-A-Wish Foundation

It's partnering with Pico Food Truck for the day

FARGO, N.D. — First Class Mortgage is financing more than just their customers’ homes with a fundraiser to make wishes come true. The company is partnering with Pico Food Truck for the day to raise money for the Make–A–Wish Foundation. The truck was stationed in First Class’s parking lot on 13th Avenue South for the afternoon. For every person served,…

Fargo Public Schools Hosts Back to School Assembly

Nearly 2,000 Fargo Public Schools staff members were in attendance

FARGO, N.D. — Travis Hoeg wasn’t planning on becoming a teacher 25 years ago. “I was originally an accounting major in college and took a couple economics classes, and flowcharts and stuff went right over the head. I didn’t understand it, so, just by a whim, I took an introduction to education class and we had to spend 30 hours…

Power of 100 Makes Donation to Local Nonprofit

130 women raised $13,000

FARGO, N.D. — The mission of the Power of 100 Red River Valley group is simple. Women from the Fargo–Moorhead area get together four times a year, donate 100 dollars each and collectively choose a nonprofit organization to give the funds to. This time around, they’re writing a $13,000 check to Justin’s Break the Silence Fund. It’s a foundation dedicated…

Kids Get Free Haircuts at Josef’s School of Hair, Skin and Body

The "Kids for Cuts" event is in collaboration with the Salvation Army

FARGO, N.D. — School is almost back in session, which means parents are prepping their children’s backpacks and lunchboxes. But, the Salvation Army is helping get kids school–ready in a different way. Many say that if you look good, you feel good. “Hair is everything. No matter if you’re a male, female, child, adult, your hair makes your day,” said…

WWII AirPower History Tour at Fargo Air Museum

One of only two flying B–29's left in the world is in town for a week

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo Air Museum is welcoming a piece of history into town, and you can take a ride. A World War Two bomber named FIFI is here for a week. The 75–year old plane is one of only two flying B–29’s left in the world. It’s here as part of the AirPower History Tour, presented by the Commemorative…

Vendors Celebrate Final Day of Food Truck Festival with “Makin’ Bacon” Challenge

Founder says this year is the festival's most successful one yet

FARGO, N.D. — The Fargo Food Truck Festival is closing its doors on a high note. Its founder says this is their most successful year yet. More than 9,000 people have come out to the North Dakota Horse Park over the past few days to indulge their cravings, from deep–fried cheese curds to Norwegian dumplings. But it may not be…

3rd Annual North Dakota Senior Games Begin

Nearly 150 seniors are competing in this year's tournaments

FARGO & WEST FARGO, N.D. — Cindy Miller learned from the people closest to her how important it is to stay active. “At the age of 91, my mom started trying to play pickleball. And her eyesight was a little shaky right then, but she was a tennis player. She played all the way up until she was almost 93,”…