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Shoppers Are Saying Their Final Goodbyes To Sears

Today was the last day of business for Sears in the West Acres Mall

Today was the last day of business for Sears at West Acres Mall in Fargo. 2017 has already been a rough year for merchants and shoppers at West Acres Mall. First The Limited closed and then it was Wet Seal along with a long list of other stores that will close. Now we’re parting ways with our beloved Sears after…

Fargo Police Connect with the Community over Cups of Cocoa

Officers dedicated a few hours of their day to play games with the community

FARGO, N.D. — Police officers took a break from patrolling the streets and spent some down time with the community.  Fargo officers hosted Cocoa with a Cop, visiting with families and friends. Movies, coloring and games were set up alongside tables stocked with cookies and cocoa. Officers say this event gives them a chance to bond with people in the…

League of Women Voters Highlights the History of Women’s Suffrage

The LWV held a meeting discussing women's rights and suffrage

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The League of Women Voters came together at the Rourke Art Museum in Moorhead for Saturday morning brunch. The LWV held a meeting, which focused on women’s suffrage. Heroines of the United States Suffrage Movement were honored with a presentation called, “Dressing the Part – Advocates for Women’s Suffrage.” The audience also took part in a walkthrough…

Vietnam Veterans Share Memorable Moments of War

The Event Celebrates Vietnam Veterans Day

WEST FARGO, N.D. — They served in the Vietnam War, and now they’re here to share their stories. Sweat, blood and tears are what veterans sacrificed to fight for our country. It was a time when hundreds of thousands of soldiers lost their lives. “To commemorate the memories and friends that are still with us,” said Ronald Durand, a Vietnam…

Roller Derby: The Action Packed Sport on Wheels Rolls into Fargo

Roller derby is pushing and shoving it's way back to the Fargo Civic Center

FARGO, N.D. — If you’re looking for something other than hockey to do this weekend, we may have just the event for you. Roller Derby has returned to Fargo. “Roller Derby is one of the unique sports in the world today. It’s one of actually the fastest growing sports,” said FM Derby Girls president Samantha Adducci. “It’s an hour long,…

UND Hockey Fans Turn Out for the Big Game

Fans from all over join together in the FM area to cheer on UND Hockey

  FARGO, N.D. — Fighting Hawks fans from all over flock together in support of their hockey team. Endless amounts of beer, laughter and buffalo wings galore. Although UND didn’t take home the win after going into double overtime, dedicated fans stayed positive the whole time. “Let’s go sioux. Sioux ya ya,” said Brady Opheim. “Sioux sioux Sioux,” said Steve…

Planned Parenthood Rally Outside Rep. Kevin Cramer’s Office

Protestors Dressed in Pink to Support Planned Parenthood

FARGO, N.D. — Protesters attempted to deliver a petition to Representative Kevin Cramer’s office in Fargo, urging him to vote against de-funding Planned Parenthood. They’re seen dressed head to toe in pink rallying in defense of the organization. The Trump Administration’s proposed American Health Care Act would reallocate funds from Planned Parenthood to other organizations. Protesters say the proposed bill…

Longfellow Elementary Students Share Love of North Dakota with Sen. Heitkamp

Heitkmap announced winners for the "Why I Love North Dakota" essays

FARGO, N.D. — Senator Heitkamp took time off from her busy schedule and headed to Longfellow Elementary School. At least 65 fourth graders at Longfellow Elementary shared their personal “Why I Love North Dakota” essays with Senator Heidi Heitkamp just before Valentine’s Day. The Senator decided to make a personal trip to the school to announce her top essay choices…

Great Rides Gears Up for Season Opener

Great Rides gears up for biking season to begin this Sunday

FARGO, N.D. — Great Rides Bike Share is busy prepping for its third season of operation in Fargo. Workers are busy installing 11 stations and doing final testing to make sure the 100 bikes are ready for riders. This year, riders can check out bikes from the updated BYcycle app. Using this app, people can also manage their accounts and…

Sen. Heitkamp Wants Health Care Plan that Works in ND Communities

Senator Heitkamp shares what she would've wanted for the community if the bill was passed

FARGO, N.D. — While many Americans did not want the American Health Care Act to pass, Senator Heidi Heitkamp says she was one of them. Before House Speaker Paul Ryan pulled the bill entirely, there were some concerns of where the act would leave citizens. A nonpartisan analysis estimated the American Health Care Act would immediately leave 14 million people…