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Indigenous communities host census and voting innitiative in Moorhead

Those in the indigenous community were encouraged to come out to learn more about voting opportunities and filling out the 2020 census.

MOORHEAD, Minn. – The Indigenous Association of Fargo-Moorhead is passionate about making sure every person is valued in America. “We want to make sure that we get all voices counted, but especially the underrepresented communities such as Native Americans,” said the Indigenous community’s executive director, Chalsey Synder. The group helped to host the 2020 Census and Native Vote Initiative in…

LIVE: Make Yourself Count(ed) at the 2020 Census and Native Vote Initiative

A five-minute time investment that could pay off big.

The 2020 Census is one of our last chances to make sure programs we rely on in North Dakota and Minnesota get enough funding. Everything from roads to schools gets money from the federal government to help keep them running. So if our numbers are under-counted, we all wind up losing out in the long run. And it might surprise…

Moorhead community asked to submit nominations for Human Rights Awards

All nominations are due by November 4.

MOORHEAD, Minn.–The Moorhead Human Rights Commission is asking the community for nominations for the 2020 Human Rights Awards. Nominations can be for an individual or organization that makes contributions in the areas of workplace, education, civic/community, non-profit or youth service. All nominations are due by November 4. Award recipients will be recognized on December 14. Anyone with questions can contact…

Furniture Mission of the Red River Valley opens in North Fargo

FARGO, N.D. – A Fargo nonprofit opens its doors to those who need furniture. Furniture Mission of the Red River Valley held an open house at its new building on 39th Street North. The organization hands out donated furniture to families for free. It also partners with organizations like Churches United, New Life Center and the Red Cross. The organization…

NDSU decides there will be no fans in the stands for Bison game

FARGO, N.D. – NDSU announced this Saturday’s football game between North Dakota State and Central Arkansas will be limited to player families only. NDSU’s says the decision was made in the best interest of health and safety for the participating student-athletes, coaches and fans. The University announced earlier that 8,200 fans, mostly season ticket holders, would be in the stands…

Detroit Lakes High School evacuated after gas leak

DETROIT LAKES, MN — Students and staff at Detroit Lakes High School were evacuated from the building around 9:20 this morning after construction crews hit a gas line on the east side of the building. Principal Darren Wolf in an email to parents said “We were notified by our construction manager of the leak, we had the students evacuated and…

Light the Night: Honoring Fallen Firefighters as a Community

There are the dangers you know about. And then there are the ones you probably don't.

Firefighters sometimes have to risk everything to keep their communities safe. But you may not be aware that it’s not just fires that can be a deadly risk for these American heroes. This week, you can show your support for the firefighters who’ve given everything to save their communities. The West Fargo Fire Department is inviting you to join the…

Hospitalizations due to COVID-19 hit high mark in North Dakota

North Dakota continues to lead the nation in the number of cases per capita over a two-week period.

BISMARCK, ND – State health officials say hospitalizations due to illness from the coronavirus reached an new high in North Dakota with 105 people receiving treatment in medical centers. The record reported Monday comes a day after state officials met with leaders at two hospitals in Bismarck who told a governor’s task force they are nearing capacity because of COVID-19….

Fargo North-South Girls’ Hockey Program debuts new mascot name and logo

The Spruins season begins November 9.

FARGO, N.D.–The Fargo North-South Girls’ Hockey team will officially be known as the Spruins. Team members collaborated to choose a new nickname for the mascot and a new logo that represented each school. Currently, Fargo North is the Spartans and Fargo South are the Bruins. The new logo shows a Bruins bear wearing a Spartan helmet and uses each school’s…