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LIVE: Unglued Craft Fest

D-I-why don't you try your hand at some of this stuff?

For almost a decade now, Ashley Morken has been the mover and shaker behind one of the region’s biggest maker events: the Unglued Craft Fest. It’s grown from a small venue to now fill — and we do mean pack tight — the Plains Art Museum for a two-day event celebrating the handmade, the original, and the artisan beauty of…

Family Fare Floral Shop Helps Hope Blooms To Spread Message of Joy

Hope Blooms was created two years ago by founder Kelly Krenzel in her basement

FARGO, N.D. — Just getting a bouquet of flowers can turn someone’s day around. With every joyous or sad occasion comes the many flowers you’ll see on display. When Justin Ellenson’s mother passed away a month ago, his family didn’t know what to do with the extra bouquets. “We were standing around and we were handing out arrangements to family and…

Rebuilding Together Calling All Contractors, Designers for Little, Free Library Competition

the winner gets a $200 Lowe's gift card

FARGO, N.D. — There are more than 35 free, little libraries in the metro but Rebuilding Together is hoping to raise that number with some help from a competition. They are calling on all area contractors and builders to build the most creative, little library. They will be displayed at the organization’s Claws 4 Cause event at the end of March…

A Foundation of Love: Moorhead’s Usher’s House

As familiar as one of the area's most popular nightspots is, its true story is one you might never have heard.

Aaron Duma strolls through the building, a year after closing it up as Usher’s House for the last time. “I love the stone — I absolutely love the stone,” he said. “We did our share of flood fighting in this place. In ’09 we were sleeping here in shifts to keep the water out.” Love’s a strong word to use…

West Fargo Shop is the Store That Keeps on Giving With a Twist

the store will donate to charities with some help from mystery bags

  WEST FARGO, N.D. — West Fargo gift shop Aquablue is giving back to six local charities with a little bit of a twist. In addition to helping Ms. Preteen Prairie Rose International 2019 make blankets for the Ronald McDonald House, the store’s owner has also created mystery bags. The bags are filled with items from the store and cost $10…

Homeward Animal Shelter Celebrates Giving Hearts Day With Cookies and Cuddles

last year the shelter got $100,000 in donations

FARGO, N.D. — It’s all the cookies you can eat and all the cuddles you can get from some puppies and kittens. Homeward Animal Shelter brought some of their pets up for adoption over to Corwin Honda. It’s meant to celebrate Giving Heart’s Day because the dealership is one of their matching gift sponsors. All proceeds donated will go directly towards…

Exploring Hygee at the Fargo Public Library; A Comfy Cozy Feeling

The Danish word is used when acknowledging a feeling or moment that's cozy, charming or special

FARGO, N.D. — If winter has got you down, the Fargo Public Library is teaching people that getting comfy and cozy can also be a feeling. Their afternoon of Hygge is filled with activities such as coloring, painting mugs and reading. The Danish word is used when acknowledging a feeling or moment that’s cozy, charming or special. The staff says…

Taking the Right Steps to Protect Your Home and Save Thousands in the Snow

Father and son, CEO and vice president, Mark and Tanner, are working together to unplug vents, rake roofs, and clear ice dams

MOORHEAD, Minn. — After years of cleaning roof vents, snow and ice dams, those with North Country Weatherization Technologies say this winter is one of the worst. Hear why taking the right steps could protect your home and save you thousands in the future. It may not be clear where that strange smell or weird sound could be coming from….

LIVE: Pet Connection: Meet Winston

Believe it or not, it took three tries for this guy to find his forever home.

With his thick white coat, enormous physical presence, and melting brown eyes, Winston the Great Pyrenees is one of the most strikingly beautiful and charismatic rescue dogs in the Red River Valley region. But even this success story has had his struggles finding his way to a forever home. He found it four years ago, with Diamond in the Ruff’s…