Business

West Fargo Fire’s Five-Year Strategic Plan Focusing on Health, Staffing and Response Times

WEST FARGO, N.D. — The most dangerous part of a firefighter’s job isn’t always the blaze they’re battling. “It’s in the soot, it gets everywhere, unless you wash yourself off, it’s not coming off. You ingest it, you inhale it, over the course of 20 years, that’s what can kill you rather than having something happen to you at a…

LIVE: Erasing School Lunch Debt

You can help local families by keeping school lunch debt out of the hands of collections agents.

We all know kids who are stressed because they’re hungry can’t concentrate enough to learn well in school. But for some families, the stress of paying for school lunches lasts long after school’s out for summer. Districts that struggle under the burden of unpaid school lunch debt have now started to turn that debt over to collections agencies. That can…

Friends, Food Truck Community Remember Jason “Jay-Hollywood” Halvorson

Jay was shot to death early Friday morning

FARGO, N.D. — While most people have one true love, Jay “Hollywood” Halvorson had quite a few. “Food trucks and people. And his dog. And his dog,” said John Lindquist, co-owner of Jumbo’s Sloppy Joe’s and Food Truck. In July 2015, he left a good–paying job on the oil fields so he could open up his own Texas Q BBQ…

Fargo Native and Denver Broncos’ Connor McGovern Helping TNT Gymnastics and Fitness Get National Recognition

he's adopting it as his own charity

  FARGO, N.D. — A Fargo native and NFL offensive lineman makes a special visit to TNT’s annual Confidence Through Movement luncheon. Denver Broncos’ Connor McGovern announced he would adopt TNT Fitness and Gymnastics as his own charity. It’s part of an effort to help the organization get national attention. Their employees say that will help more people with special needs…

Drekker, Unglued Put Emphasis on Local Creations at Annual Craft Market

the market first started out as a holiday event

FARGO, N.D. — Drekker Brewing and Unglued Gift Shop are putting an emphasis on local creations at their annual Summer Craft Market. Drekker started the market a few years ago during the holidays but soon partnered with Unglued to make it even bigger. Now during the summer, 31 vendors from the Fargo-Moorhead area, lakes country and Grand Forks are showing off…

UPDATE: Person Hospitalized after I-94 Crash

FARGO, N.D. – One person is in the hospital after part of the road on westbound I–94 heaves causing a chain reaction crash in Fargo. Crews responded near the 45th Street exit around 6:30. The Highway Patrol says where the freeway has four lanes part of the roadway heaved. Construction crews were working in the area. Three pickups collided and…

Women Celebrate Completing United Way’s 35 Under 35 Program

The program helps women practice leadership skills and get engaged in the community

FARGO, N.D. — Thirty five women under the age of thirty five are being honored after finishing the United Way Leadership Program. The women are joined by over two hundred mentors, family members, and friends during the celebration. The six–month program is designed to help women get engaged in the community and practice leadership skills. Women get to hear from local…

LIVE: Traveling Equine Vet

Would you rather hoof it to the vet? Or let her come to you?

A Sheldon, North Dakota veterinarian is doing what she can to mitigate the shortage of equine vets in our region by taking her clinic on the road. Veterinarian Dr. Charley Stansbery started her mobile equine clinics earlier this spring, bringing the vet clinic to the horse, rather than the other way around. They’ve been so popular in the region, the…

Embrace Your Inner Warrior at Fargo’s New Conquer Ninja Gym

This if the first one in Fargo but there are four in Minneapolis

  FARGO, N.D. — There’s a new place you can go in Fargo for family, fun and fitness. Conquer Ninja Gym is offers ninja training and an obstacle course for ages five and up. While there are four locations in Minneapolis, this is the first one to come to Fargo. Owners of the location say it’s a sport that offers a…

Entrepreneurs from Around Country Coming to Fargo for Drone Focus Conference

The conference starts at 8:30 a.m. tomorrow

FARGO, N.D. — Drone leaders and entrepreneurs from around the country will be in Fargo tomorrow for Emerging Prairie’s 5th Annual Drone Conference. Emerging Prairie says with the drone industry growing so fast, it’s important to help entrepreneurs understand the rapidly changing trends. The organization says drones have become popular to use in the agriculture industry and search and rescue missions….