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Microsoft Celebrates The 20th Anniversary Of Its Fargo Campus

The Fargo Campus was built on a farm and homestead dating back to the 1990s

FARGO,N.D. – The first building Horizon opened its doors in September 1999 as Great Plains software before being bought by Microsoft in 2001. Since the campus began there have been four more buildings added and it is home to more than 1,600 employees. Microsoft leaders say that while the company has grown in the last 20 years there have some…

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…

LIVE: Afro-American Development Association

Connecting New Americans with new jobs, new teams, new... well, you name it.

The debate over the future of immigrants and new Americans has never been hotter than right now, both here in the Red River Valley and across the country. Two local counties in North Dakota are deciding tonight whether or not they want to continue accepting new refugees, and there are ample voices on both the pro and the con side…

Moorhead Hosts Annual Gun Show

This is the 5th year the group has held the show

MOORHEAD, MINN — Gordon Anderson or “Gordy” is a trucker and Federally Licensed gun seller in Detroit Lakes. “You know it’s fun if I had to make a living out of it. I would starve to death, but I just enjoy doing it,” Anderson said. He, like dozens of others, is setting up shop for the weekend at the Moorhead…

People Encouraged To Shop Local In Downtown Fargo For Plaid Friday

The event is all about encouraging shoppers to spend their Black Friday money not just on the big box stores

FARGO, N.D. — Downtown shops ask people to stay warm by throwing on plaid and score some good deals by shopping local. It’s all a part of the annual Plaid Friday in Fargo. The event is all about encouraging shoppers to spend their Black Friday money not just on the big box stores. A store manager says it’s important to…

Delta Hotels by Marriott Offer Thanksgiving Feast

They offer a buffet for those who'd rather get out of the house and enjoy a nice meal without all of the hassle of cooking and cleaning.

FARGO, N.D. – Not everyone wants to cook on Thanksgiving, and the crew at Delta Hotels by Marriott in Fargo understands that. They offer a buffet for those who’d rather get out of the house and enjoy a nice meal without all of the hassle of cooking and cleaning. The food is prepared by executive chef Eric Watson, and filled…

BBB Guidelines For Smart Shopping For Black Friday

Another important tip is making sure to be aware of the return policy and warranty info for what you buy.

FARGO, N.D. — Shoppers are being asked to read the fine print before buying this Black Friday. The Better Business Bureau released its latest guidelines on how to be smart shoppers. Someone of them include making your game plan for shopping. Another important tip is making sure to be aware of the return policy and warranty info for what you…

Setting Up For Holiday Lights In Fargo’s Lindenwood Park

The lights will begin on Friday from 6:30 to 10 and will run until the end of December.

FARGO, N.D. — The Holiday Lights In Lindenwood Park is an annual celebration of festivities, traditions and supporting people in need. This year is the 21st for the group and they say it’s going to be a good showcase. “I thought last year our 20th year would be our best but I think the 21st is the biggest and best….

Hoeven and Peterson Join Forces to Help Sugar Beet Industry in Crisis

Sugar beet farmers in the valley are struggling as low crop prices and temperatures have hampered the harvest.

WHEATLAND, N.D. –  “Nobody made money raising beets this year. Regardless if you’re on the insurance side, or if you raised and delivered a crop, everybody lost money.” said one sugar beet farmer in attendance. The sugar beet industry is facing a unique and devastating set of circumstances, as a wet fall and early winter storm have made harvesting their…

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…