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Fargo City Commissioner John Strand Encourages Climate Change Discussion

Commissioner Strand held a town hall meeting for people to voice their concerns on the issue

FARGO, N.D. –The actions we take now will likely have an effect on those who come after us. There is maybe no example where that is more true than in the case of climate change. Fargo City Commissioner John Strand wanted to give those individuals a chance to share their concerns on the issue In a town hall meeting, the…

The Salvation Army Serves Thanksgiving Meals To The F-M Community

People were able to attend the event at no cost.

FARGO, N.D.- The organization hosted its annual Thanksgiving meal program for anyone in need. Organizers say this meal is more than a free event, it provides an opportunity for people to come together to socialize and get to know new people in the community. Attendees enjoyed a typical Thanksgiving dinner that included mashed potatoes, gravy, turkey and homemade apple pies….

LIVE: Treacherous Thanksgiving Travel

Tips from the experts who come to your rescue.

Wednesday is one of the busiest days of the Thanksgiving travel week, followed by Sunday, and just to make things even dicier, a major storm system is set to roll in to the region late Friday. That means North Dakota state troopers are getting ready for a major mess on the region’s roadways this holiday week. North Dakota Highway Patrol…

City of Fargo Requesting Input for Five-Year Housing Plan

The five-year plan will provide information on the needs of the community.

FARGO, N.D.–The City of Fargo is requesting public input for the 2020-2024 Consolidated Plan for Housing and Community Development programs. The five-year plan will provide information on the needs of the community with an emphasis on low and moderate income residents. The City of Fargo Department of Planning and Development is conducting an online survey to help identify community needs….

13th Annual Fill the Dome Collects Over 188,000 pounds of Food

1 in 9 people in North Dakota will struggle with having enough food to eat every day.

FARGO, N.D. – The numbers are in, and the fight to end hunger is getting a sucker punch from kids in our area. The 13th Annual Fill the Dome event collected a total of 188,033 pounds of food. That amount is just shy of the 195,000 pounds collected last year. To date, the event has collected nearly 2,300,000 pounds of…

Sheyenne High School Student Passes Away from ALS

His father, Mark Merck, shared the sad news on his Facebook page.

WEST FARGO, ND — Sheyenne High School sophomore Ben Merck passed away this morning. Ben was diagnosed with ALS in October. His father, Mark Merck, shared the sad news on his Facebook page. Friends, Our beloved Ben passed away this morning. We would like to thank the community for all the love and support they’ve shown to us during Ben’s…

Student Leaders Leaving ‘No Space For Hunger’ at Fill the Dome

The dome is filled with hundreds of thousands of pounds of food and household essentials.

FARGO, N.D. – If you were at the Fargodome just two weeks ago, the inside is probably pretty unrecognizable now. Instead of a football field, it’s filled with hundreds of thousands of pounds of food and household essentials for the Fill the Dome event. There’s one reason for all of that food : A promise the Metro Area Student Ambassadors…

The Salvation Army Gives Away Thanksgiving Food Boxes

25 volunteers helped assemble the boxes for families in need

FARGO, N.D. — The Salvation Army wants to make sure all families across Cass and Clay counties get a proper Thanksgiving meal. The nonprofit is giving away 370 food boxes filled with a turkey, bread, vegetables and pie to families in need. American Crystal Sugar volunteers helped put the boxes together, while Walmart provided the food. This is the 10th…

UPDATE: Missing Walsh County Man Found Dead

Michael Eidenschink left his house in Park River around Noon on Sunday, 11/24/19.

WALSH CO., N.D. —  Walsh County Sheriff’s Office post on Facebook: Mike Eidenschink has been located. It was not the outcome we had hoped for. We thank everyone for assisting us with this search. **original story below** PARK RIVER, ND — Walsh County authorities are asking for help finding a missing man. Michael Eidenschink left his house in Park River…

Kurdish Protest in Downtown Fargo Over Treatment in Iran

Farok says both Americans and the Kurdish people share the same type of democratic values in supporting civil liberties and free speech.

  FARGO, N.D. — Protesters armed with signs, chants and their dedication to get awareness and help for the Kurds dying in protests against the Iranian government. “The Iranian government is very, very clever and very good at shutting media down and shutting internet down so if you’re own city so if your protesting the next city won’t know your…