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West Fargo POW/MIA Plaza Officially Opens as the City Says Thank You to Government Leaders

West Fargo Mayor Rich Mattern and Commissioners Duane Hanson and Mark Wentz say they are ending their careers with the city on a high note

WEST FARGO, N.D. — The City of West Fargo and the VFW are excited about the opening of the brand new POW/MIA Plaza on Sheyenne Street. They say it has been a dream to open the space and now that vision has become a reality. The city is hoping people in the community use the space for events, take advantage…

Sears Home Appliances Shop Opens Inside Kmart

Several Kmart stores across the country are using the same model

FARGO, N.D. — Getting home appliances just got a little easier with a Sears Appliance shop opening inside the Kmart in Fargo. There are all sorts of things for your home, from refrigerators to washers to mattresses. Kmart has been reworking the layout of the store since the beginning of the year, and the appliances came in about two months ago….

LIVE: Pet Connection: Meet Doug

"I was hiding under your porch because I love you. Can I stay?"

If you remember those lines from the Pixar movie “Up”, then you probably remember one of the most charming and goofy animated dogs ever committed to the screen. It’s Dug, the talking dog, and this week’s Pet Connection pet Doug bears a remarkable resemblance to him, especially when it comes to personality. 5-year-old lab mix Doug and Diamond in the…

LIVE: Swing Dancing

Learn how, for free, just in time to swing through summer wedding dance season.

Summer wedding season is here, and the stakes are high. You’re going to have to hit the dance floor right in front of the bride, the groom, your pastor, and worst of all, your ex-boyfriend from college. The pressure is on to look and feel your best when the music gets going. So what better way to prepare than with…

Kittson County Nine-Year-Old Creates Her Own Soap Business

Olivia Winge didn't get what she wanted for Christmas, but what she did get under the tree changed her life

KENNEDY, Minn. — Most nine–year–olds don’t own their own business but Olivia Winge is an exception. A year ago, she asked her parents for spa items for Christmas and got an answer she wasn’t expecting. “My mom was like to my dad ‘why are we buying this stuff when I could just make it?’” Olivia said. “She really likes making stuff…

Boots and Heels is Officially Open After Soft Opening in April

The women's clothing boutique is located next door to Insomnia Cookies and Unglued in downtown Fargo.

FARGO, N.D. — Boots and Heels in downtown Fargo is officially open for business and the store owner says the first week has been successful. The women’s clothing boutique, located next door to Insomnia Cookies and Unglued, caters to women and mothers who are trying to find some new, comfortable looks. From jeans to shoes and even hand bags, the…

LIVE: The Boiler Room

The secret to a perfect scotch egg revealed just in time for Restaurant Week.

If you haven’t gotten your fill of fine dining for this year’s F-M Restaurant Week, you’re in luck, because the biggest restaurant week since the event’s inception is still running through Saturday in the metro area. We’ve been covering the event all week, and this time, we’re digging into the offerings at the Boiler Room in downtown Fargo. Among its…

Buckle Up! Protecting Your Child Correctly When Driving

The group is hosting a free class for expecting parents and those of newborn babies to show the right ways to install your car seat

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — When strapping your child into their car seat or making sure their belt is buckled up, many parents are just trying to protect their kiddos. But Safe Kids Grand Forks says many parents don’t realize that depending on their age and size each child needs to be protected differently. The group is hosting a free class…

LIVE: Restaurant Week

The man behind the HoDo's delicious menu.

It’s the biggest restaurant week lineup in the FM Restaurant Week’s five-year history, and it could just be your ticket to the most delicious meal you’ve ever had. Restaurant Week is underway in Fargo right now through June 16th, and one of the must-make stops on your tour of the metro’s fine dining spots is the HoDo in downtown Fargo….

LIVE: Pet Connection: Meet Norm

If this cat's expression makes you think he's up to something, it's because he is.

Norm is a cat that was quite difficult to get a screen shot of for this profile story, and it’s not because he’s not a photogenic guy. He is. It’s just that Norm literally never stopped moving the entire time he was live in the studio with us on the Morning Show with Emily Welker. Norm and his buddy, Homeward…