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NDSU increases seating capacity at The SHAC to 50 percent

Woken says they will remain practicing the same guidelines put in place to keep everyone safe.

FARGO, N.D. – The North Dakota State University Athletics Department has updated venue capacity for the Scheels Center at the Sanford Health Athletic Complex. “As of our last home competition before Christmas, we were able to have 1,000, but with the new Department of Health regulations, now we can go up to 50 percent,” North Dakota State University Senior Associate…

Casey’s launches campaign to help support schools across 16 states

Throughout January, people can round up their purchases and all the money will be going to schools projects and other initiatives.

ANKENY, Iowa – Casey’s kicks off a month long campaign to support teachers and students. The convenience store chain is partnering with LIFEWTR to help K-12 public and private schools across 16 states including North Dakota. Throughout January, people can round up their purchases and all the money will be going to schools projects and other initiatives. Company leaders say…

Fergus Falls couple welcomes New Years Day baby at Sanford Medical Center

"It feels good. It's exciting. Yeah, it's a good way to start 2021 for sure."

FARGO, N.D.- 2021 is already off to a good start for a Fergus Falls couple who welcomed a son at Sanford Family Birth Center in Fargo on New Year’s Day. “I’m John Walvatne, this is my wife Ahna and this is our new little man Asher John.” As the world celebrated the new year, a Fergus Falls couple welcomed an…

SD nurse gets surprised with proposal while administering Covid-19 vaccine to partner

At the end of the proposal, Cortes not only received his vaccine, but also a big yes from his new fiancee.

CANTON, S.D. – Sanford Health employees are ringing in the new year with a little extra love. Eric Vanderlee, a registered nurse, has been helping give COVID-19 vaccinations to frontline workers. When it was time for his long term partner to receive his dose, Vanderlee noticed something odd. Robby Vargas-Cortes pulled off the end of the year surprise by taping an…

The F-M community discusses goals for the new year

Many people say setting realistic goals helps, but remember not to be too hard on yourself.

FARGO, N.D.- “New year, new me” seems to be the phrase that goes around every year on January 1st. “Yeah, just trying to be a bit more healthy. We’ve been spending a lot of time inside at home, so trying to just get out a bit more and do some more hiking,” Fargo’s Lindsay Boyd said. It’s the general consensus…

West Fargo VFW hosts annual pancake feed on New Years Day

The bar provides warm meals for free-will donations to raise funds that will go back into the community.

WEST FARGO, N.D.- The West Fargo VFW keeps its traditions of giving back to the community alive. The organization holds an annual pancake feed on the first day of the year to fill people up with some delicious eggs, sausage and, of course, pancakes. The bar provides warm meals for free-will donations to raise funds that will go back into…

Fargo AMVets invites members to celebrate the New Year with food and drinks

Post Commander Mark Wagemann says they had over 40 people stop by for food and drinks

FARGO, N.D.- Fargo AMVets welcomes the new year with a celebration. Post Commander Mark Wagemann says 2020 was a hard year because he lost a lot of members. Most of them Wagemann says died of old age. He adds there’s no better way to welcome in the New Year than with a celebration. Wagemann says the event this year looks…

Missing Wahpeton woman may be in Fargo

WAHPETON, N.D. (KFGO) – The Wahpeton Police Department is asking for help in finding a missing Wahpeton woman. Janet Faye Nelson, 66, was last heard from at approximately noon Thursday. Nelson was on her way to Fargo in a Maroon 2006 Chevrolet TrailBlazer with North Dakota License plate 369AXD. Her cell phone was last located in Fargo at 1:36 a.m….

Local virtual event lets you ring in the new year from the comfort of your home

The event starts at 10:30pm.

FARGO, N.D.- Broadway Square is hosting a New Year’s Eve Extravaganza for those looking to bring in the new year at home. Still in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, New Years Eve is another celebration that will not look the same this year. Broadway Square in Fargo wanted to provide the F-M community the experience of welcoming a new…

Lend an Ear program connects MN Seniors with volunteers

The program is offered in 32 counties across the state of Minnesota, including Clay.

MINNESOTA –  A program is connecting volunteers with seniors looking to receive a friendly call during the pandemic. Moorhead Senior Connections and Lutheran Social Services partnering up for the Lend an Ear program. The service is provided to people 60 and older who are living alone and would like to receive a phone call on a weekly basis. The program…