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Kids Kick Off 20th Annual Midwest Kid Fest with Teddy Bear Parade

The event started around 11 with inflatable activities, crafts and life size games

FARGO, N.D.– Kids and their teddy bears get their time to shine thanks to a Fargo Parks event. The 20th Annual Midwest Kid Fest kicked off with a teddy bear parade. Children walked along the paths of Island Park smiling and waving with their stuffed animals. The event started around 11 with inflatable activities, crafts and life size games. Aside…

Block 9 Site Workers Make Strides on Downtown Fargo Development

Crews are focusing on setting structural steel, concrete pours and putting the exterior together

FARGO, N.D.– What was once a parking lot will soon be an 18 story multi–use building in the heart of downtown Fargo. The Block 9 project will be a hub for condos, retail space, a hotel and an outdoor plaza. “It’s just great to bring that much energy back into downtown,” Block 9 project manager and Kilbourne Group VP of development and construction…

Giant Table Brings Dilworth and Moorhead Community Members Closer

The Longest table is an opportunity for people to connect with others in their community

DILWORTH, Minn.– A giant table is bringing community members from Moorhead and Dilworth together. The Longest table is an opportunity for people to connect with others in their community. People share their stories of why they came to the area and why they’ve stayed. The Lions club provided food for everyone who showed up. The goal of the event is to…

Grand Opening of Block E to Promote Community Involvement

Block E is a 4–story multi–use building with both commercial and residential tenants

MOORHEAD, Minn.– A new addition in the heart of Moorhead is bringing the community together. Block E is a 4–story multi–use building with both commercial and residential tenants. “I hope everyone that comes to this building kind of gets that wow factor and has that good feeling when they walk in,” says the VP of Public Relations and Marketing for EPIC Companies,…

United Way Reaps Benefits from Eat United Food Truck Feed

Blue Cross Blue Shield of ND hosted the vendors for the second year in a row

FARGO, N.D.– United Way of Cass-Clay is reaping the benefits after a major lunch rush from food vendor-eaters. Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota hosted the Eat United Food Truck Feed for the second year in a row. A portion of the money made from the afternoon event went directly to the United Way. Food trucks like Smoke My…

Memorial for a Fargo Judge Helps People with their Golf Game

The new practice areas are dedicated to Judge Rodney Webb for his love of golf and the community.

  FARGO, N.D.– A Fargo judge’s memorial is helping people with their golf game. The new practice areas are dedicated to Judge Rodney Webb for his love of golf and the community. “It’s a really special day for the Webb family,” said Judge Wade Webb, Rodney’s son. “So kind of different organizations, different folks to get involved to create such a…

A True Gift of Service: Clay County Says Goodbye to Don Vogel

He worked as a Maintanence Supervisor for the City of Dilworth and a part-time sheriff's deputy with the Clay County Sheriff's Office

DILWORTH, Minn. — 64-year-old Don Vogel was a true gift of service. “This was his farm, his land. He’d be out on it every day looking around checking things out, making sure things were doing what they were supposed to,” said Jodi Wedll, Vogel’s niece. It’s the attitude he adopted after growing up in a Minnesota farming community. But that also…

The Arts Partnership Gives Community Recognition for Art Involvement

The organization hosted around 150 people for the annual State of the Arts

FARGO, N.D.– The Arts Partnership is giving credit to those who work to add more art and culture to people here in the valley. The organization hosted around 150 people for the annual State of the Arts. Jade Presents and Office Sign Company took home outstanding business awards. Kilbourne Group was recognized for being an outstanding arts collaborator. The partnership…

10-Year-Old Author’s Book Helping to Provide Clean Water in Africa

Proceeds from the "Water Works" will go to Well Spring for the World and World Vision, organizations that help provide clean water in Africa

WEST FARGO, N.D. — A 10-year-old from West Fargo is taking it upon herself to help provide clean water to people in Africa. Sawyer Anderson originally sold cookies and handbags. In December, she started creating and illustrating her book “Water Works.” She’s raised $26,000 so far. Sawyer has dedicated the book to 10-year-old Brian who lives in Africa. He was bit…

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…