Community

Emergency Responders Prepare Block 9 Builders With Mock Safety Drill

It's located in the east 200 block of Broadway

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo Police, Fargo Fire and F-M Ambulance help construction workers put on a mock safety drill at the Block 9 site. McGough Construction, the contractor behind the project, puts on a safety drill every time conditions at a site change. During the simulation, one of the foremen pretended to be unconscious but still breathing in the deep hole….

Cultural Diversity Resources Celebrates 25th Anniversary

The group was founded in 1994 to serve as a multicultural bridge in the metro

FARGO, N.D. — A group acting as a multi–cultural bridge to New Americans in the metro celebrates its 25th anniversary. Cultural Diversity Resources offered snacks and information about their services and programs as part of an Open House Wednesday. The organization helps people adjust to their new life in the United States while educating others about new cultures. After it was…

Kids Get Ready for the Holidays by Decorating Gingerbread-Themed Ornaments

The library is having another decorating day in North Fargo on Thursday

FARGO, N.D. — Kids got into the holiday spirit by making gingerbread–inspired clay ornaments. The youngsters started out at Dr. James Carlson Library in South Fargo by adding a personalized twist to their mini-gingerbread men. Some drew inspiration from their love of the Minnesota Vikings, and some kept it simple with their pizzazz on their new decorations. When they finished molding…

NDSU Fans Look Back Fondly on Chris Klieman’s Time at NDSU

Some fans say winning three FCS titles under Klieman was a meaningful experience

FARGO, N.D. — After guiding the Bison to three FCS National Championships and eighteen straight wins inside the FargoDome, some NDSU fans look back and smile at how Chris Klieman left his mark on Bison football. “He gets so pumped up and fired up with the team after every touchdown, after every call. It’s definitely going to be hard when he…

“Law Enforcement Day” Drums Up Volunteers to Support Salvation Army

Officers from the Fargo and Moorhead Police Departments were among the participants

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Police officers stood outside several stores across the metro ringing bells for the Salvation Army. The officers from various branches of law enforcement look to collect the most money in their competition against firefighters and realtors. Volunteers from the Moorhead Police Department stood outside Hornbacher’s on Main Avenue throughout the day. Some say the opportunity to help out…

C.A.R.T Training Will Help Find Abducted Children More Efficiently

More than 60 law enforcement officers and community organizations participated

FARGO, N.D. — If a child is ever abducted, law enforcement wants to find them in the most efficient way possible. An annual Child Abduction Response Team exercise is preparing police officers for such a situation. It’s rare to see a child abducted in the metro but Fargo Police say it’s still a situation they want and need to be prepared…

Rheault Farm’s Santa Village Offers More Ways Than One to Help Community

The newest way to donate at Rheault Farm's Santa Village is through its random acts of kindness wall

FARGO, N.D. — Santa Village at Rheault Farm offers various opportunities to give back to the community. You can give back by donating canned food items to Great Plains Food Bank, new or gently used toys to the YMCA of Cass-Clay, and money to FirstLink and Sanford Children’s Hospital. The newest way to donate at Santa Village is through its…

AT&T Employees Change Lives of Low-Income Seniors with Care Boxes

The employees packed 500 care boxes at Great Plains Food Bank

FARGO, N.D. – The Great Plains Food Bank facilitates the delivery of meals to people in our community who need them the most. Local AT&T employees spent their Monday morning packing 500 care boxes at the Great Plains Food Bank for low–income senior citizens in our community. “Anytime we can get out in the community and kind of help out,…

Changing the World Through Community: Two Leaders Receive Human Rights Awards

These people have full–time jobs and they are going to school or working full–time yet they find time to go out and help others

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Moorhead’s Human Rights Commission awards two people for their advocacy and ability to make a difference in the community. It’s a special kind of feeling when you love what you do for a living. “It’s amazing. I would not change what I’m doing for the world. I love it and get an award for it. I don’t…

Talula Opens in West Fargo; Creating a New Experience for Shoppers

Talula wants to bring exclusive and comfortable styles to their shoppers

WEST FARGO, N.D. — A new store has opened its doors in West Fargo near Costco with the motto “effortless, elegant and relaxed”. Talula is owned and operated by two women who have worked together in retail for years. The store aims to provide a unique shopping experience in the community. They sell clothing and accessories which are catered to…